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 31 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pitney Bowes DOC1
Rank 587 584 542
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -42
Contract jobs citing DOC1 2 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.008% 0.017%
As % of the Applications category 0.030% 0.057% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 8
Average daily rate
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- £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £400 £450
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
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
6716 6989 6022
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.22% 13.12% 12.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3700 3619 3067
Average daily rate £350 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 658 654 710
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.85 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.36% +2.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.13 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £42.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -1.63%

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 19 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Thunderhead
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) SCOrch
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) AIX
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow

DOC1
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Workflow
1 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (20.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Thunderhead