The table below looks at the statistics for DOC1 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DOC1 over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pitney Bowes DOC1
Rank 590 569 566
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -3
Contract jobs citing DOC1 10 6 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.011% 0.034%
As % of the Applications category 0.14% 0.089% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 18
Average daily rate
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£300 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £390 £300
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +30.00%
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 Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
7168 6732 7649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.89% 12.61% 13.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4023 3665 3968
Average daily rate £338 £335 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% -0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £150 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 698 661 809
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £27.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.61%

DOC1
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DOC1 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

DOC1 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

DOC1
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DOC1 within the UK.

DOC1 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

DOC1
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DOC1 within the UK.

DOC1 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

DOC1
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DOC1 within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -11 10 £300 -25.00%
Reading - 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 - -
South East - 2 - -

DOC1
Top 5 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing DOC1 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 DOC1.

1 3 (23.08%) Thunderhead
1 3 (23.08%) Cincom
1 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) Process Management
2 1 (7.69%) Document Management

DOC1
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing DOC1 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 DOC1. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Process Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.69%) Process Management
1 1 (7.69%) Document Management
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Thunderhead
1 3 (23.08%) Cincom