The table below looks at the statistics for Line 50 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Line 50 over the 3 months to 31 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sage Line 50
Rank - 647 -
Contract jobs citing Line 50 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.004% -
As % of the Business Applications category - 0.042% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £300 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £225 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
4413 4777 5443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.20% 8.39% 9.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2637 2700 2857
Median daily rate £438 £450 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £286 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £422
% change year-on-year
- +0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 62 79
Median hourly rate £38.00 £22.50 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.88% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £12.50 £17.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £99.00 £50.30 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £22.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+68.88% -28.57%

Line 50
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Line 50 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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