The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MorphX
Rank 571 541 556
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +15
Contract jobs citing MorphX 16 3 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.006% 0.053%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.23% 0.056% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 25
Average daily rate £450 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £293 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £433 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £388
% change year-on-year
- +16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6946 5388 5855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.34% 11.29% 9.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4426 3424 3417
Average daily rate £375 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 136 207
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £17.00 £23.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%

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 18 April 2014.

MorphX Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

MorphX
Top 16 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -74 15 £450 +63.63% 9
London -18 6 £475 +72.72% 2
Yorkshire - 4 £438 - 4
South East - 3 £375 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £450 - 4
Surrey - 3 £375 -
City of London -12 2 £475 +72.72%
East of England - 1 £450 - 1
Cambridge - 1 £450 - 1
Sheffield - 1 £550 - 3
Cambridgeshire - 1 £450 - 1
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
Leeds - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
South West - - - - 1

MorphX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 21 (100.00%) X++
2 20 (95.24%) Dynamics AX
3 18 (85.71%) SQL
4 14 (66.67%) .NET
5 13 (61.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (61.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
7 8 (38.10%) ERP
8 7 (33.33%) Logistics
9 6 (28.57%) Retail
9 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
10 4 (19.05%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (14.29%) Advertising
12 2 (9.52%) Resource Management
12 2 (9.52%) JD Edwards
12 2 (9.52%) Java
12 2 (9.52%) SAP
13 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
13 1 (4.76%) XML
13 1 (4.76%) OO
13 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
13 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
13 1 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 1 (4.76%) C#
13 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (4.76%) Marketing
13 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
13 1 (4.76%) Workflow
13 1 (4.76%) Finance

MorphX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (19.05%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 20 (95.24%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (61.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 13 (61.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (28.57%) Retail
2 3 (14.29%) Advertising
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (80.95%) Developer
2 11 (52.38%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 6 (28.57%) Software Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Dynamics AX Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.76%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) ERP
2 7 (33.33%) Logistics
3 2 (9.52%) Resource Management
4 1 (4.76%) OO
4 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.76%) Workflow
4 1 (4.76%) Integration Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) X++
2 18 (85.71%) SQL
3 2 (9.52%) Java
4 1 (4.76%) C#
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) JD Edwards
2 2 (9.52%) SAP
Sheffield
Computer Futures
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield
Computer Futures
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield
Computer Futures
Posted: 8 days ago
West London
Dunnhumby
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridge
Enterprise Partners
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Islamic Relief Worldwide
Rate: From £32,640 to £36,006 per annum (Dependent upon experience)
Posted: 26 days ago
West London
Dunnhumby
Posted: 27 days ago
South Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 27 days ago