The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Hitwise products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hitwise over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Experian Hitwise.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hitwise
Rank - 600 576
Contract jobs citing Hitwise 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.002% 0.006%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.004% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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 Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22182 23145 22099
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.13% 45.68% 45.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13227 13479 12168
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 875 970 963
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.29 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

Hitwise
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Hitwise Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Hitwise
Daily Rate Trend

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

Hitwise Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Hitwise
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Hitwise Hourly Rate Trend in the UK