The table below looks at the statistics for MEAP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MEAP over the 3 months to 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mobile Enterprise Application Platform (MEAP)
Rank - 653 632
Contract jobs citing MEAP 0 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.009% 0.005%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.031% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £580 -
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 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
16138 16326 15676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.83% 27.95% 27.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 11190 11035 9953
Median daily rate £418 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £287 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 292 221
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.64 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.17 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +12.92%

MEAP
Jobs Demand Trend

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