The table below looks at the statistics for VisualAge skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VisualAge over the 3 months to 22 September 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM VisualAge
Rank - 572 -
Contract jobs citing VisualAge 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.004% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.032% -
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 Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7329 6261 6389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.68% 11.86% 10.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 4841 4057 3561
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 128 223
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £19.90 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -0.67%

VisualAge
Jobs Demand Trend

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

VisualAge Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

VisualAge
Daily Rate Trend

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

VisualAge Daily Rate Trend in the UK

VisualAge
Hourly Rate Trend

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

VisualAge Hourly Rate Trend in the UK