The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of QAD products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QAD over the 3 months to 29 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within QAD, Inc.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
QAD
Rank 604 574 590
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +16
Contract jobs citing QAD 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.009% 0.002%
As % of the Vendors category 0.008% 0.020% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
26168 24713 26939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 46.27% 46.89% 46.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 14687 13698 13693
Average daily rate £388 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1117 1107 1353
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.48 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.46% -0.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

QAD
Jobs Demand Trend

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

QAD Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

QAD
Daily Rate Trend

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

QAD Daily Rate Trend in the UK

QAD
Hourly Rate Trend

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

QAD Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

QAD
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QAD within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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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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 -19 2 - - 2
Basingstoke - - - -
Cleckheaton - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
South East - - - -

QAD
Top 17 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing QAD 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 QAD.

1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
1 2 (66.67%) ITSM
1 2 (66.67%) MFGPRO
1 2 (66.67%) EDI
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (66.67%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Cognos
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (33.33%) BPR
2 1 (33.33%) Business Development
2 1 (33.33%) Wealth Management
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis

QAD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing QAD 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 QAD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MFGPRO
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Business Systems Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
1 2 (66.67%) ITSM
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) BPR
2 1 (33.33%) Business Development
2 1 (33.33%) Wealth Management
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cognos