The first table below looks at the demand for Papyrus skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Papyrus 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 Application Platforms 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
ISIS Papyrus
Rank 584 542 -
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -
Contract jobs citing Papyrus 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.004% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.031% 0.024% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate £400 £122 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+228.54% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £122 -
% change year-on-year
+228.54% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9622 8294 9910
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.09% 17.38% 16.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5881 4681 5361
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 314 417 451
Average hourly rate £18.10 £19.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% +1.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%

Papyrus
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Papyrus within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Papyrus Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Papyrus
Daily Rate Trend

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

Papyrus Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Papyrus
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Papyrus Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Papyrus
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Papyrus 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 -86 3 £400 +228.54% 2
East of England - - - - 1
Luton - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -

Papyrus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Papyrus 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 Papyrus.

1 7 (63.64%) Unit Testing
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (54.55%) .NET Framework
2 6 (54.55%) WCF
2 6 (54.55%) Exstream
2 6 (54.55%) C#
2 6 (54.55%) .NET
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 6 (54.55%) Web Services
2 6 (54.55%) N-Tier
2 6 (54.55%) SOA
2 6 (54.55%) HP
2 6 (54.55%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (45.45%) Mainframe
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
4 4 (36.36%) COBOL
4 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 4 (36.36%) VBA
5 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
5 2 (18.18%) JCL
5 2 (18.18%) IBM
5 2 (18.18%) Finance
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (18.18%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (18.18%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing

Papyrus
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Papyrus 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 Papyrus. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (54.55%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Exstream
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (9.09%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Dutch Language
2 1 (9.09%) French Language
2 1 (9.09%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Developer
3 2 (18.18%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (18.18%) BizTalk Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) .NET Framework
1 6 (54.55%) WCF
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
1 6 (54.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) N-Tier
2 5 (45.45%) Mainframe
3 2 (18.18%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Unit Testing
2 6 (54.55%) SOA
3 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) COBOL
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) VBA
3 2 (18.18%) JCL
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) HP
2 2 (18.18%) IBM
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