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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL)
Rank 606 632 636
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +4
Contract jobs citing ECDL 15 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.024% 0.002%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.15% 0.11% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 1
Median daily rate £270 £145 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+86.20% -27.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £120 -
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 - -

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
10126 11422 11701
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.43% 20.72% 20.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 6435 6923 6666
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 467 552 558
Median hourly rate £27.50 £26.83 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.49% +53.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +52.77%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ECDL within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

ECDL Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 12 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 9 December 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 +10 15 £270 +86.20%
London +16 7 £285 +44.30%
Reading - 4 - -
Berkshire - 4 - -
South East - 4 - -
Cheshire +19 2 £200 -
North West +5 2 £200 +66.66%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 - -
North East - 2 - -
Warrington - 2 £200 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 - -
City of London -7 1 - -

ECDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 9 (50.00%) SLA
3 7 (38.89%) MS Office
4 6 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 6 (33.33%) Project Management
5 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
5 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
5 5 (27.78%) ITIL
5 5 (27.78%) NHS
5 5 (27.78%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (22.22%) Strategic Planning
6 4 (22.22%) Performance Management
6 4 (22.22%) Degree
6 4 (22.22%) Release Management
6 4 (22.22%) Maya
6 4 (22.22%) Service Management
6 4 (22.22%) Change Management
6 4 (22.22%) Information Governance
6 4 (22.22%) Electronic Patient Records
7 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (16.67%) Data Entry
7 3 (16.67%) Windows
7 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 3 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (16.67%) CIPD
7 3 (16.67%) Data Protection
7 3 (16.67%) NVQ Level 3
8 2 (11.11%) Statistics
8 2 (11.11%) Supplier Management
8 2 (11.11%) QA

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 6 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Office
2 5 (27.78%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (22.22%) Maya
4 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (5.56%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Lorenzo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MSI
General
1 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Administrator
2 5 (27.78%) Project Administrator
3 4 (22.22%) Support Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Project Assistant
5 2 (11.11%) Applications Support
5 2 (11.11%) IT Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) IT Support
5 2 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Trainer
6 1 (5.56%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Applications Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Applications Support Manager
6 1 (5.56%) ITIL Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Support Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Service Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
1 5 (27.78%) NHS
2 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (11.11%) e-Learning
3 2 (11.11%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Project Management
2 5 (27.78%) ITIL
3 4 (22.22%) Change Management
3 4 (22.22%) Information Governance
3 4 (22.22%) Performance Management
3 4 (22.22%) Release Management
3 4 (22.22%) Service Management
3 4 (22.22%) Strategic Planning
4 3 (16.67%) Data Entry
4 3 (16.67%) Data Protection
5 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.11%) Contract Management
5 2 (11.11%) Supplier Management
6 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (5.56%) Line Management
6 1 (5.56%) Process Improvement
6 1 (5.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
2 3 (16.67%) CIPD
2 3 (16.67%) NVQ Level 3
3 2 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (5.56%) MCDST
4 1 (5.56%) MCP
4 1 (5.56%) MCTS
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (50.00%) SLA
2 2 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (11.11%) QA
3 1 (5.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Intel Security