The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Ergonomics in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ergonomics over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ergonomics
Rank 585 547 580
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +33
Contract jobs citing Ergonomics 3 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.019% 0.008%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.021% 0.074% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 2
Average daily rate £463 £415 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.44% +22.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £313 £445
% change year-on-year
- -29.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
14301 12230 14881
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.38% 25.59% 24.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8825 7369 8656
Average daily rate £415 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 571 628 770
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.96 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.30% -12.16%

Ergonomics
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Ergonomics Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Ergonomics
Daily Rate Trend

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

Ergonomics Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Ergonomics
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Ergonomics Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Ergonomics
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ergonomics within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -37 3 £463 +5.71%
England -39 3 £463 +5.71% 1
City of London -11 1 - -
South East - - - - 1
Worthing - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1

Ergonomics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Ergonomics 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 Ergonomics.

1 6 (85.71%) SQL
1 6 (85.71%) Multimedia
1 6 (85.71%) Continuous Improvement
1 6 (85.71%) Change Control
2 5 (71.43%) Low Latency
2 5 (71.43%) Risk Management
2 5 (71.43%) LAMP
2 5 (71.43%) Network Management
2 5 (71.43%) MySQL
2 5 (71.43%) Perl
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Solaris
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) Apache
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) HP
3 4 (57.14%) Performance Management
3 4 (57.14%) Logistics
3 4 (57.14%) Incident Management
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) MRTG
5 1 (14.29%) F5
5 1 (14.29%) Network Performance Management
5 1 (14.29%) SystemC
5 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Riverbed
5 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
5 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
5 1 (14.29%) Validation

Ergonomics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Ergonomics 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 Ergonomics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) MRTG
2 1 (14.29%) SNMP
2 1 (14.29%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) MySQL
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
General
1 6 (85.71%) Multimedia
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Network Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Design Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Report Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Management Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Human Factors
1 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
1 1 (14.29%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Solaris
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Continuous Improvement
1 6 (85.71%) Change Control
2 5 (71.43%) Low Latency
2 5 (71.43%) Risk Management
2 5 (71.43%) Network Management
3 4 (57.14%) Logistics
3 4 (57.14%) Incident Management
3 4 (57.14%) Performance Management
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Network Performance Management
4 1 (14.29%) Validation
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) PMP
1 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) OpenView
1 1 (14.29%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (14.29%) Netcool
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) HP
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Business Objects
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) EMC
2 1 (14.29%) Juniper
2 1 (14.29%) Remedy
2 1 (14.29%) Infovista
2 1 (14.29%) Blue Coat
2 1 (14.29%) Riverbed
2 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
2 1 (14.29%) F5
2 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow