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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MorphX
Rank 580 585 556
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -29
Contract jobs citing MorphX 14 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.027% 0.006%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.19% 0.22% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 2
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£513 £450 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% +24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £375 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £493 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
7203 6846 5469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.93% 12.40% 11.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4611 4361 3485
Average daily rate £400 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 132 138
Average hourly rate £37.04 £38.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.79% +1.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.37 £31.00 £18.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.45 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £38.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.85%

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 24 April 2015.

MorphX Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

MorphX
Top 13 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 24 April 2015. 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 -1 14 £513 +13.88% 3
London +6 6 £525 +10.52%
Birmingham - 3 £550 - 1
West Midlands - 3 £550 - 2
North West - 2 £500 -
South West - 2 £455 -
Somerset - 2 £455 -
Bath - 2 £455 -
City of London +17 1 - -
Yorkshire -20 1 £450 +2.85%
West Yorkshire - 1 £450 -
Leeds - 1 £450 -
Manchester - 1 £500 -

MorphX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 21 (100.00%) X++
2 20 (95.24%) Dynamics AX
3 17 (80.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (71.43%) .NET
5 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
6 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 6 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
9 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
9 4 (19.05%) ERP
10 3 (14.29%) Web Services
10 3 (14.29%) XML
10 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
10 3 (14.29%) Finance
10 3 (14.29%) Advertising
10 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
10 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
10 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
10 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
11 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
11 2 (9.52%) GAP Analysis
11 2 (9.52%) Workflow
11 2 (9.52%) Baan
11 2 (9.52%) JD Edwards
11 2 (9.52%) PeopleSoft
11 2 (9.52%) SAP
11 2 (9.52%) Oracle
11 2 (9.52%) HTML

MorphX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 6 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 20 (95.24%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (80.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
1 3 (14.29%) Advertising
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Developer
1 10 (47.62%) Dynamics AX Developer
2 9 (42.86%) Dynamics AX Consultant
2 9 (42.86%) Consultant
3 4 (19.05%) Functional Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Team Leader
5 2 (9.52%) Development Team Leader
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Functional Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (71.43%) .NET
2 3 (14.29%) Web Services
2 3 (14.29%) XML
3 2 (9.52%) HTML
4 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
2 4 (19.05%) ERP
3 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 2 (9.52%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Workflow
4 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.76%) CRM
5 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
5 1 (4.76%) Migration
5 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
5 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) X++
2 2 (9.52%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Baan
2 2 (9.52%) JD Edwards
2 2 (9.52%) PeopleSoft
2 2 (9.52%) SAP
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle