The table below looks at the statistics for Cronacle skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cronacle over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Redwood Software Cronacle
Rank 591 559 557
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -2
Contract jobs citing Cronacle 1 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.021% 0.008%
As % of the System Software category 0.019% 0.21% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -21.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £405 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

System Software Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5242 5201 4496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.66% 10.16% 9.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2903 2678 2109
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £170 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 639 622 757
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.52 £31.56 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Cronacle
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cronacle within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Cronacle Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cronacle
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cronacle within the UK.

Cronacle Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Cronacle
Top 10 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Cronacle also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cronacle.

1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) SAS
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) SAS Macro
1 1 (100.00%) Base SAS
1 1 (100.00%) FMCG
1 1 (100.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms

Cronacle
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Cronacle also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cronacle. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Base SAS
1 1 (100.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) SAS Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) FMCG
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) SAS Macro