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 May 2015 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISIS Papyrus
Rank 606 579 548
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -31
Contract jobs citing Papyrus 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.006% 0.002%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.010% 0.033% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £400 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +196.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £400 £135
% change year-on-year
- +196.29%
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
9903 9123 8346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.28% 17.33% 17.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6130 5700 4695
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 350 305 460
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.45 £42.14
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.01% -9.21%

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 1 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 22 May 2015. 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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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 -28 1 - -

Papyrus
Top 14 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Document Management
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Dutch Language
1 1 (100.00%) French Language
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Papyrus
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
General
1 1 (100.00%) Dutch Language
1 1 (100.00%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Document Management
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree