The table below looks at the statistics for Line 500 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Line 500 over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sage Line 500
UK
Rank - 635 -
Contract jobs citing Line 500 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.002% -
As % of the Business Applications category - 0.024% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
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
4010 4112 4863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.81% 8.03% 9.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2475 2468 2744
Median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £415 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 48 39
Median hourly rate £33.00 £28.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.78% -4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.50 £69.07 £58.61
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +52.77%

Line 500
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Line 500 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Business Applications category.

Line 500 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Line 500
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Line 500 within the UK.

Line 500 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Line 500
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Line 500 within the UK.

Line 500 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Line 500
Top 5 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Line 500 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Line 500.

1 1 (100.00%) Sage
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Document Management
1 1 (100.00%) Procure-to-Pay

Line 500
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Document Management
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Procure-to-Pay
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Sage