The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Royalblue products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Royalblue over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 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 Royalblue.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Royalblue
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Royalblue 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
24376 25091 24656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.14% 43.95% 45.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 14951 14784 13626
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 822 1089 1078
Median hourly rate £19.56 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.63% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Royalblue
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Royalblue as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Royalblue Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Royalblue
Daily Rate Trend

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

Royalblue Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Royalblue
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Royalblue Hourly Rate Trend in the UK