The table below looks at the statistics for VisionPLUS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VisionPLUS over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
First Data VisionPLUS
Rank 607 583 539
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -44
Contract jobs citing VisionPLUS 6 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.017% 0.037%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.14% 0.19% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 13
Average daily rate
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£501 £500 £458
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.10% +9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £415 £432
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £470 £466
% change year-on-year
-23.40% +0.80%
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 Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4434 4798 4537
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.94% 9.07% 9.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2507 2511 2286
Average daily rate £450 £425 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 61 76
Average hourly rate £22.50 £31.50 £32.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -3.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.15 £50.25 £61.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £28.00 £36.90
% change year-on-year
-17.85% -24.11%

VisionPLUS
Jobs Demand Trend

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

VisionPLUS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

VisionPLUS
Daily Rate Trend

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

VisionPLUS Daily Rate Trend in the UK

VisionPLUS
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VisionPLUS within the UK over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

VisionPLUS Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

VisionPLUS
Hourly Rate Trend

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

VisionPLUS Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

VisionPLUS
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VisionPLUS within the UK over the 3 months to 3 July 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 -34 6 £501 +0.10% 2
London -14 4 £513 +2.60%
City of London -7 1 £501 -16.50%
South East - 1 £400 - 2
Essex - 1 £320 -
Middlesex - 1 £400 -
East of England - 1 £320 -
Basildon - 1 £320 -

VisionPLUS
Top 28 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing VisionPLUS 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 VisionPLUS.

1 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (45.45%) Banking
2 4 (36.36%) Retail
2 4 (36.36%) TSYS
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) ATM
3 3 (27.27%) Predictive Modelling
3 3 (27.27%) Business Process Improvement
3 3 (27.27%) Business Transformation
3 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) Credit Risk
3 3 (27.27%) Matrix Management
3 3 (27.27%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Retail Banking
4 2 (18.18%) Change Management
5 1 (9.09%) CMS
5 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Web Services
5 1 (9.09%) CICS
5 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
5 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Test Management
5 1 (9.09%) Time Management
5 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (9.09%) SDLC
5 1 (9.09%) Target Operating Model

VisionPLUS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing VisionPLUS 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 VisionPLUS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) CICS
1 1 (9.09%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) ATM
General
1 5 (45.45%) Banking
2 4 (36.36%) Retail
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 2 (18.18%) Retail Banking
4 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Business Analyst
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) VisionPlus Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Financial Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Payments Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Credit Risk
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
2 3 (27.27%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (27.27%) Matrix Management
2 3 (27.27%) Predictive Modelling
2 3 (27.27%) Business Process Improvement
2 3 (27.27%) Business Transformation
2 3 (27.27%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) SDLC
4 1 (9.09%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Test Management
4 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) TSYS