The table below looks at the statistics for FRx skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FRx over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
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Microsoft FRx
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Contract jobs citing FRx 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - -
As % of the Business Applications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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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
4587 5087 4627
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.07% 9.31% 9.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2586 2607 2361
Average daily rate £450 £445 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.05% +4.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £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 63 71 75
Average hourly rate £22.50 £31.16 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.79% +55.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.05 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.22 £47.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.64% +40.00%

FRx
Jobs Demand Trend

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

FRx Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

FRx
Daily Rate Trend

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

FRx Daily Rate Trend in the UK

FRx
Top 23 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing FRx 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 FRx.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) VBA
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Information Management
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (100.00%) X++
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) Lync
1 1 (100.00%) PowerPivot
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Power View

FRx
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing FRx 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 FRx. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Power View
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Report Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics AX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) VBA
1 1 (100.00%) X++
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft