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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apteco FastStats
UK
Rank 595 624 608
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -16
Contract jobs citing FastStats 13 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.008% 0.006%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.33% 0.097% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
Median daily rate £185 £170 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -15.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £200
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £125.00 - -
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
3999 4142 4850
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.81% 7.96% 9.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2476 2483 2740
Median daily rate £450 £433 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.04% -1.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 50 38
Median hourly rate £33.00 £37.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.81% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.15 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.50 £69.07 £59.64
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +66.66%

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 4 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 24 February 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 +42 13 £185 +8.82% 13
London +33 13 £185 +8.82% 9
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £100 - 1
City of London - 2 - - 1

FastStats
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 20 (80.00%) SQL
2 14 (56.00%) Analytics
3 11 (44.00%) CRM
4 10 (40.00%) Marketing
5 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
5 9 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (32.00%) R
7 7 (28.00%) Retail
7 7 (28.00%) Mathematics
7 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
7 7 (28.00%) XML
7 7 (28.00%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (28.00%) SAS
7 7 (28.00%) Relational Database
8 6 (24.00%) Customer Insight
8 6 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (24.00%) ETL
8 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
8 6 (24.00%) SPSS
8 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (20.00%) Alterian
9 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (20.00%) QA
9 5 (20.00%) Selenium
9 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (20.00%) Degree
9 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (20.00%) E-business
9 5 (20.00%) TDD

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 7 (28.00%) SAS
2 3 (12.00%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (24.00%) SPSS
2 4 (16.00%) MS Office
3 3 (12.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (12.00%) Photoshop
4 2 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Eloqua
1 4 (16.00%) FastStats PeopleStage
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Google Analytics
1 3 (12.00%) Responsys
2 1 (4.00%) SmartFocus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (28.00%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (28.00%) Relational Database
3 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (20.00%) Data Mining
4 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (12.00%) Big Data
6 1 (4.00%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Selenium
1 5 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (8.00%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (4.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 10 (40.00%) Marketing
2 7 (28.00%) Retail
3 4 (16.00%) Legal
3 4 (16.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Analyst
2 8 (32.00%) CRM Analyst
2 8 (32.00%) Data Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Customer Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Customer Insight Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Insight Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Junior
3 5 (20.00%) Junior Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) ETL Tester
4 4 (16.00%) Excel Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Junior Marketing Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Marketing Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Tester
5 3 (12.00%) CRM Executive
5 3 (12.00%) Data Insight Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Insight Data Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) QA Tester
6 2 (8.00%) Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Marketing Executive
6 2 (8.00%) SPSS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) XML
2 4 (16.00%) XSD
3 3 (12.00%) CSS
3 3 (12.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (20.00%) Replication
3 4 (16.00%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (12.00%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Analytics
2 11 (44.00%) CRM
3 7 (28.00%) Mathematics
4 6 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (24.00%) Customer Insight
4 6 (24.00%) ETL
5 5 (20.00%) Automation Testing
5 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (20.00%) E-business
5 5 (20.00%) TDD
6 4 (16.00%) B2B
6 4 (16.00%) Business Analysis
6 4 (16.00%) Campaign Analysis
6 4 (16.00%) Campaign Management
6 4 (16.00%) Data Protection
6 4 (16.00%) Direct Marketing
6 4 (16.00%) Econometrics
6 4 (16.00%) Mathematical Modelling
6 4 (16.00%) Process Improvement
6 4 (16.00%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 20 (80.00%) SQL
2 8 (32.00%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.00%) Alterian
2 5 (20.00%) Apteco
3 3 (12.00%) Google
4 1 (4.00%) Alteryx
4 1 (4.00%) Informatica
4 1 (4.00%) Tableau
4 1 (4.00%) Talend
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