The table below looks at the statistics for MEAP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MEAP over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mobile Enterprise Application Platform (MEAP)
Rank - 597 570
Contract jobs citing MEAP 0 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.008% 0.019%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.029% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 4
Average daily rate - £469 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £330
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £44.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14645 13650 13018
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.47% 26.94% 26.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 10159 9124 8190
Average daily rate £400 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 256 192 268
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% +1.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.10 £20.93 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £46.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

MEAP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MEAP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

MEAP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MEAP
Daily Rate Trend

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

MEAP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

MEAP
Hourly Rate Trend

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

MEAP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK