The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 August 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.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sage Line 50
Rank - 572 595
Contract jobs citing Line 50 0 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.006% 0.014%
As % of the Business Applications category - 0.064% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.50 -

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
5097 4682 5420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.20% 8.80% 9.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2657 2456 2643
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £595 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £435
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 83 64
Average hourly rate £31.16 £17.50 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.05% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.25 £45.00 £47.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £17.69 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+78.06% -11.55%

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 6 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 20 August 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
London - - - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Durham - - - -
North East - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
England - - - - 2