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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL)
Rank 637 634 620
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -14
Contract jobs citing ECDL 4 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.002% 0.018%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.034% 0.009% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 8
Median daily rate £233 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% -7.69%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £300 £325
% change year-on-year
- -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £7.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £7.75 - -

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
11853 11084 10897
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.26% 19.54% 19.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7446 6263 6187
Median daily rate £400 £393 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £535 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 400 558 555
Median hourly rate £31.00 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.77% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.91 £49.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 2 May 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 5 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 2 May 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 +4 4 £233 -22.50% 1
London - 3 £233 - 1
Essex - 1 - -
Chelmsford - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -

ECDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 7 (70.00%) MS Office
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (50.00%) CSS
3 5 (50.00%) Degree
4 4 (40.00%) Ajax
4 4 (40.00%) Web Accessibility
4 4 (40.00%) HTML
4 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (30.00%) NHS
5 3 (30.00%) Blog
6 2 (20.00%) Time Management
6 2 (20.00%) WCAG
6 2 (20.00%) Psychology
6 2 (20.00%) Line Management
6 2 (20.00%) Project Management
6 2 (20.00%) Mac OS X
6 2 (20.00%) Change Management
6 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (20.00%) Windows
6 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 1 (10.00%) A+ Certification
7 1 (10.00%) Adobe
7 1 (10.00%) CRM
7 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
7 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
7 1 (10.00%) MS Project
7 1 (10.00%) ITIL

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 (10.00%) CMS
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (70.00%) MS Office
2 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (10.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (10.00%) MS Project
3 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Advertising
2 1 (10.00%) Local Government
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Applications Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Graduate
2 2 (20.00%) Graduate Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Graduate IT Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) IT Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) IT Graduate
2 2 (20.00%) Junior
2 2 (20.00%) Junior Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Junior IT Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Test Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Usability Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Web Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Coordinator
3 1 (10.00%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) CSS
2 4 (40.00%) Ajax
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Blog
1 3 (30.00%) NHS
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (20.00%) Psychology
3 1 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Mac OS X
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Web Accessibility
2 2 (20.00%) Change Management
2 2 (20.00%) Line Management
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Business Process Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (10.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) WCAG
2 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Adobe