The table below looks at the statistics for Quickr skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Quickr over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Lotus Quickr
Rank 575 565 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Quickr 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.002% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.011% 0.011% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£413 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £250 -
% change year-on-year
+65.00% -
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
9391 8858 8065
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.90% 17.62% 17.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 5772 5203 4518
Average daily rate £400 £375 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 313 306 400
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.72 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.30%

Quickr
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Quickr Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Quickr
Daily Rate Trend

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

Quickr Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Quickr
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 Quickr within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 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 -18 1 £413 +65.00%
Basingstoke - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Lytham St Annes - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
North West - - - -
South East - - - -

Quickr
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Quickr 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 Quickr.

1 6 (100.00%) IBM
1 6 (100.00%) Lotus
2 3 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) Intranet
2 3 (50.00%) WebSphere Process Server
2 3 (50.00%) Spring
2 3 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (50.00%) Dojo
2 3 (50.00%) JSR 286
2 3 (50.00%) WebSphere Portal
3 2 (33.33%) Office 365
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (33.33%) iSeries
3 2 (33.33%) Logistics
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) Network Design
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) IBM Notes
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) VoIP

Quickr
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Quickr 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 Quickr. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 3 (50.00%) WebSphere Process Server
1 3 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (50.00%) WebSphere Portal
2 2 (33.33%) IBM Notes
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (16.67%) Lotus Domino
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Intranet
2 2 (33.33%) Internet
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) VoIP
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) SNMP
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Environment Manager
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Domino Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Spring
1 3 (50.00%) Dojo
1 3 (50.00%) JSR 286
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) iSeries
2 1 (16.67%) Social Media
2 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (16.67%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
1 2 (33.33%) Network Design
1 2 (33.33%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) IBM
1 6 (100.00%) Lotus
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow