The table below looks at the statistics for MorphX skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MorphX over the 3 months to 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MorphX
Rank 601 567 559
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -8
Contract jobs citing MorphX 11 8 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.015% 0.037%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.15% 0.13% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 19
Average daily rate
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£425 £513 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.07% +20.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £438 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £610 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £513 £425
% change year-on-year
-17.07% +20.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7468 6090 6091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.78% 11.80% 11.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5016 3966 3448
Average daily rate £400 £383 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 139 234
Average hourly rate £38.00 £37.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.29 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.17% +3.67%

MorphX
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MorphX within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

MorphX Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MorphX
Daily Rate Trend

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

MorphX Daily Rate Trend in the UK

MorphX
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MorphX within the UK over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

MorphX Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

MorphX
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MorphX within the UK over the 3 months to 23 October 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
England -27 10 £425 -22.72% 20
London +7 5 £475 - 4
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Somerset - - - - 1
South Wales - - - - 1
South West - - - - 4
Wales - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - - 3
East of England - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 1
Cardiff - - - -

MorphX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing MorphX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MorphX.

1 20 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
1 20 (100.00%) X++
2 17 (85.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (65.00%) .NET
4 11 (55.00%) SQL
4 11 (55.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
5 9 (45.00%) Advertising
6 4 (20.00%) Retail
6 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
8 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
8 2 (10.00%) ERP
8 2 (10.00%) Finance
8 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
8 2 (10.00%) EPoS
8 2 (10.00%) Logistics
9 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (5.00%) Migration
9 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (5.00%) ETL
9 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
9 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
9 1 (5.00%) XML
9 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
9 1 (5.00%) C
9 1 (5.00%) C#

MorphX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing MorphX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MorphX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 20 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (85.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (55.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (45.00%) Advertising
2 4 (20.00%) Retail
3 2 (10.00%) Finance
3 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) Developer
2 16 (80.00%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Dynamics AX Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (65.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.00%) ERP
1 2 (10.00%) Logistics
2 1 (5.00%) ETL
2 1 (5.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) X++
2 11 (55.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.00%) C
3 1 (5.00%) C#
3 1 (5.00%) C++
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
Scotland
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
North West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Northallerton
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Wolverhampton
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £405 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Lancashire
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago