The table below looks at the statistics for ECDL in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ECDL over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 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.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL)
Rank 639 644 600
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -44
Contract jobs citing ECDL 4 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.004% 0.006%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.034% 0.018% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £121 £103 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.56% -68.46%
UK excluding London median daily rate £121 £103 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.56% -68.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.84 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.17 - -

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

Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
11621 10908 10315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.48% 19.15% 19.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 7257 6503 5836
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 542 453
Median hourly rate £29.00 £23.75 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.10% +26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.90 £51.24 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+35.41% +33.33%

ECDL
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing ECDL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

ECDL Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ECDL
Daily Rate Trend

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

ECDL Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ECDL
Hourly Rate Trend

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

ECDL Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

ECDL
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ECDL within the UK over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

ECDL Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

ECDL
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ECDL within the UK over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -12 4 £121 +17.56%
North West - 2 - -
Carlisle - 1 - -
Preston - 1 - -
Cumbria - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £121 -
London - 1 - -
South East - 1 £121 -

ECDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ECDL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for ECDL.

1 5 (55.56%) MS Office
1 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (33.33%) Degree
3 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (33.33%) NHS
3 3 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) HTML
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) Ajax
4 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (22.22%) Statistics
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Line Management
4 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
4 2 (22.22%) Web Accessibility
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
5 1 (11.11%) Health Informatics
5 1 (11.11%) Information Governance
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (11.11%) Marketing
5 1 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (11.11%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (11.11%) Informatics
5 1 (11.11%) Blog

ECDL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) CMS
1 1 (11.11%) SAS
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
1 5 (55.56%) MS Office
2 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (11.11%) SPSS
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MSI
General
1 1 (11.11%) Advertising
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Service Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Test Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Communications Officer
3 1 (11.11%) Governance Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Information Governance Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Information Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (22.22%) Ajax
2 2 (22.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (33.33%) NHS
3 2 (22.22%) Statistics
4 1 (11.11%) Blog
4 1 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (11.11%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (11.11%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (11.11%) Health Informatics
4 1 (11.11%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
1 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
1 2 (22.22%) Line Management
1 2 (22.22%) Project Management
1 2 (22.22%) Web Accessibility
2 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) Information Governance
2 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
2 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
2 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (11.11%) MCDST
2 1 (11.11%) MCP
2 1 (11.11%) MCTS
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe
2 1 (11.11%) Intel Security