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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MorphX
Rank 564 552 522
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -30
Contract jobs citing MorphX 7 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.014% 0.020%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.10% 0.12% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 9
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£465 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.10% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £475 £437
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £475 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £458 - £450
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
6800 5781 5381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.57% 11.84% 11.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4600 3654 3338
Average daily rate £400 £385 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 126 212
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.05 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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
Top 11 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 29 January 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 -20 5 £475 - 10
London +9 1 £500 +5.26% 1
South West - 1 £465 - 4
West Midlands - - - - 1
Bristol - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Leeds - - - - 2
Cornwall - - - -
Somerset - - - - 2
West Yorkshire - - - - 2
Yorkshire - - - - 2

MorphX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 17 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
1 17 (100.00%) X++
2 15 (88.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (76.47%) .NET
4 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
5 8 (47.06%) Advertising
6 7 (41.18%) SQL
6 7 (41.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
8 4 (23.53%) XML
8 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
8 4 (23.53%) ERP
9 3 (17.65%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
9 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
9 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
9 3 (17.65%) Finance
9 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (17.65%) Web Services
9 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
10 2 (11.76%) PeopleSoft
10 2 (11.76%) SAP
10 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
10 2 (11.76%) Oracle
10 2 (11.76%) Retail
10 2 (11.76%) Workflow
10 2 (11.76%) Baan
10 2 (11.76%) JD Edwards
10 2 (11.76%) EPoS

MorphX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
2 3 (17.65%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (88.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (41.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (47.06%) Advertising
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
3 2 (11.76%) Retail
4 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Developer
2 12 (70.59%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Consultant
3 4 (23.53%) Dynamics AX Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Functional Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Functional Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (76.47%) .NET
2 4 (23.53%) XML
3 3 (17.65%) Web Services
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) ERP
2 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
2 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
2 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.76%) Workflow
4 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
4 1 (5.88%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) X++
2 7 (41.18%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.88%) C
3 1 (5.88%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) PeopleSoft
2 2 (11.76%) SAP
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) Baan
2 2 (11.76%) JD Edwards
South West England
CPS Group
Rate: £450 - £460 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Crawley
Venturi
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 15 days ago