The table below looks at the statistics for Findur skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Findur over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenLink Findur
Rank 626 610 574
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -36
Contract jobs citing Findur 2 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.007% 0.008%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.043% 0.078% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Average daily rate
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£700 £588 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.14% -9.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £650
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
4646 5111 4620
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.16% 9.34% 9.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2615 2637 2365
Average daily rate £450 £449 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.27% +4.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 71 75
Average hourly rate £22.50 £31.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +57.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £16.10 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.31 £49.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +50.00%

Findur
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Findur Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Findur
Daily Rate Trend

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

Findur Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Findur
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Findur within the UK over the 3 months to 3 August 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -11 2 £700 +19.14%
London -15 2 £700 +19.14%

Findur
Top 9 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Findur 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 Findur.

1 5 (100.00%) OpenLink
2 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Cash Management
3 2 (40.00%) Back Office
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (20.00%) SunGard

Findur
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Findur 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 Findur. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 2 (40.00%) Back Office
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Cash Management
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) OpenLink
2 1 (20.00%) SunGard