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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MorphX
Rank 577 569 550
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -19
Contract jobs citing MorphX 13 4 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.008% 0.054%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.18% 0.068% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 25
Average daily rate
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£444 £550 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.31% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £480 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £610 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £463 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +8.82%
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
7049 5905 6124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.90% 11.55% 10.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4537 3701 3586
Average daily rate £388 £388 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 142 219
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £25.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -0.66%

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 1 August 2014.

MorphX Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

MorphX
Top 10 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 1 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +5 13 £444 -19.31% 6
London +10 6 £475 -19.14% 4
Staffordshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Surrey - - - -
South East - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - -
Bury St Edmunds - - - -

MorphX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 27 (100.00%) X++
2 26 (96.30%) Dynamics AX
3 18 (66.67%) SQL
4 16 (59.26%) .NET
4 16 (59.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
6 12 (44.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (29.63%) Advertising
8 4 (14.81%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
9 3 (11.11%) Retail
9 3 (11.11%) Logistics
9 3 (11.11%) Finance
10 2 (7.41%) Java
10 2 (7.41%) JD Edwards
10 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
10 2 (7.41%) SAP
10 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
10 2 (7.41%) XML
10 2 (7.41%) ERP
10 2 (7.41%) Resource Management
11 1 (3.70%) Integration Testing
11 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (3.70%) OO
11 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
11 1 (3.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (3.70%) EPoS
11 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (3.70%) C#

MorphX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (14.81%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 26 (96.30%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (59.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 12 (44.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (29.63%) Advertising
2 3 (11.11%) Retail
2 3 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (74.07%) Developer
1 20 (74.07%) Dynamics AX Developer
2 4 (14.81%) Consultant
3 3 (11.11%) Administrator
3 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Dynamics AX Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (59.26%) .NET
2 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
2 2 (7.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (11.11%) Logistics
2 2 (7.41%) ERP
2 2 (7.41%) Resource Management
3 1 (3.70%) Integration Testing
3 1 (3.70%) OO
3 1 (3.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) X++
2 18 (66.67%) SQL
3 2 (7.41%) Java
4 1 (3.70%) C#
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) JD Edwards
2 2 (7.41%) SAP
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