The first table below looks at the demand for Line 50 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Line 50 over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sage Line 50
Rank - 551 588
Contract jobs citing Line 50 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.002% 0.007%
As % of the Business Applications category - 0.023% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £438
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £438
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50
Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4916 4411 5566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.55% 9.08% 9.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2766 2257 2773
Average daily rate £425 £443 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.95% -1.66%
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 £400 £425 £430
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 77 77
Average hourly rate £26.50 £37.80 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.89% +89.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £66.25 £53.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +89.00%

Line 50
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Line 50 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

Line 50 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Line 50
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Line 50 within the UK.

Line 50 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Line 50
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Line 50 within the UK.

Line 50 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Line 50
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Line 50 within the UK over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London - - - -
Middlesbrough - - - - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - - 4
Romford - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - - 2
Yorkshire - - - - 9
North East - - - - 4
Tyne and Wear - - - - 4
England - - - - 14

Line 50
Top 15 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Line 50 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 Line 50.

1 2 (100.00%) Sage
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) Epicor

Line 50
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Line 50 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 Line 50. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SQL DBA
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Sage
2 1 (50.00%) Epicor