The table below looks at the statistics for FastStats skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FastStats over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apteco FastStats
UK
Rank 572 615 611
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -4
Contract jobs citing FastStats 9 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.006% 0.010%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.24% 0.072% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Median daily rate £175 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
3826 4186 4968
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.69% 8.25% 9.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2387 2416 2848
Median daily rate £450 £438 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 75 35
Median hourly rate £23.00 £41.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.90% +115.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £5.00 £18.05 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £69.07 £61.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £42.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-31.17% +142.85%

FastStats
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing FastStats as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Business Applications category.

FastStats Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

FastStats
Daily Rate Trend

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

FastStats Daily Rate Trend in the UK

FastStats
Hourly Rate Trend

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

FastStats Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

FastStats
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FastStats within the UK over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 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 +43 9 £175 - 8
London +14 9 £175 - 8

FastStats
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing FastStats 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 FastStats.

1 11 (64.71%) SQL
2 9 (52.94%) CRM
3 8 (47.06%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (47.06%) SPSS
4 7 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (41.18%) Retail
5 6 (35.29%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (35.29%) Analytics
6 5 (29.41%) Automation Testing
6 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
6 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (29.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (29.41%) Customer Insight
6 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (29.41%) ETL
6 5 (29.41%) SAS
6 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
6 5 (29.41%) XML
6 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
6 5 (29.41%) E-business
6 5 (29.41%) Replication
6 5 (29.41%) TDD
6 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (29.41%) QA
6 5 (29.41%) Selenium
7 4 (23.53%) Business Analysis
7 4 (23.53%) Data Mining
7 4 (23.53%) Alterian

FastStats
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 5 (29.41%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (47.06%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) SmartFocus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (23.53%) Data Mining
4 3 (17.65%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Selenium
1 5 (29.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (41.18%) Retail
2 3 (17.65%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Analyst
2 9 (52.94%) Data Analyst
3 8 (47.06%) CRM Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) Customer Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) Customer Insight Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) ETL Tester
4 4 (23.53%) Insight Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) Tester
5 3 (17.65%) Excel Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) QA Tester
6 2 (11.76%) Data Insight Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Insight Data Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) SPSS Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Data Strategist
7 1 (5.88%) ETL Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Junior
7 1 (5.88%) SQL Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) SQL Data Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) SSIS Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) SSRS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) XML
2 4 (23.53%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (29.41%) Replication
3 3 (17.65%) Credit Risk
4 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
4 2 (11.76%) Statistics
4 2 (11.76%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) CRM
2 8 (47.06%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (35.29%) Analytics
4 5 (29.41%) Automation Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (29.41%) Customer Insight
4 5 (29.41%) E-business
4 5 (29.41%) ETL
4 5 (29.41%) TDD
5 4 (23.53%) Business Analysis
5 4 (23.53%) Process Improvement
6 3 (17.65%) Web Analytics
7 2 (11.76%) Data Visualisation
7 2 (11.76%) Regression Analysis
8 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
8 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) Alterian
3 1 (5.88%) Alteryx
3 1 (5.88%) Tableau
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