The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISIS Papyrus
Rank 593 - 596
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Papyrus 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% - 0.002%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.020% - 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£300 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 - £500
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 Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
10130 9133 10034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.97% 17.13% 17.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5954 5320 5718
Average daily rate £375 £373 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.46% +5.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 423 378 473
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) WCF
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Exstream
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) COBOL
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) VBA
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (40.00%) JCL
2 2 (40.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) DB2
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Front Office
3 1 (20.00%) Document Management
3 1 (20.00%) Banking

Papyrus
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 2 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Exstream
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Front Office
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Dutch Language
2 1 (20.00%) French Language
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Mainframe Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe Developer
3 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) WCF
1 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) N-Tier
1 2 (40.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Document Management
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) COBOL
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) VBA
1 2 (40.00%) JCL
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) IBM