The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NPfIT in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NPfIT over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Programme for IT (NPfIT)
Rank - - 621
Contract jobs citing NPfIT 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - 0.005%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
18204 18958 18253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.39% 32.43% 32.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 11764 11939 10929
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 677 766 762
Median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £12.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.47 £46.50 £43.39
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.08 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.92% +0.42%

NPfIT
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing NPfIT as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

NPfIT Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

NPfIT
Daily Rate Trend

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

NPfIT Daily Rate Trend in the UK

NPfIT
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing NPfIT within the UK.

NPfIT Hourly Rate Trend in the UK