The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of iRise 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 iRise over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 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 iRise.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
iRise
Rank 602 - 596
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing iRise 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% - 0.005%
As % of the Vendors category 0.008% - 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£333 - £330
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 - £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 - £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 - -
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
26430 24554 26984
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.54% 46.51% 46.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 15045 13825 13737
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1205 1104 1392
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.80 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% -1.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- -1.33%

iRise
Jobs Demand Trend

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

iRise Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

iRise
Daily Rate Trend

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

iRise Daily Rate Trend in the UK

iRise
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iRise within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 2014. 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 - 2 £333 -
London - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
South East - - - -

iRise
Top 23 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing iRise 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 iRise.

1 9 (100.00%) User Experience
2 6 (66.67%) CSS
2 6 (66.67%) HTML
3 5 (55.56%) Mobile App
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 2 (22.22%) PHP
5 2 (22.22%) Information Architecture
6 1 (11.11%) HTML5
6 1 (11.11%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (11.11%) Axure RP
6 1 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
6 1 (11.11%) Banking
6 1 (11.11%) WPF
6 1 (11.11%) jQuery
6 1 (11.11%) JSP
6 1 (11.11%) DOM
6 1 (11.11%) XHTML
6 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 1 (11.11%) Adobe

iRise
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing iRise 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 iRise. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (11.11%) OmniGraffle
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Consultant
1 5 (55.56%) User Experience Consultant
2 4 (44.44%) Designer
3 3 (33.33%) UX Designer
4 1 (11.11%) User Experience Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) HTML
1 6 (66.67%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) JSP
2 1 (11.11%) DOM
2 1 (11.11%) XHTML
2 1 (11.11%) WPF
2 1 (11.11%) jQuery
2 1 (11.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) User Experience
2 5 (55.56%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
1 2 (22.22%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe