The table below looks at the statistics for Visualfiles skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visualfiles over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LexisNexis Visualfiles
Rank 623 606 582
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -24
Contract jobs citing Visualfiles 10 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.007% 0.010%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.22% 0.079% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 -
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -
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
4561 5058 4622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.80% 9.05% 8.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2572 2682 2443
Average daily rate £450 £450 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £577 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 66 85
Average hourly rate £22.32 £31.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.14% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.40 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.57 £31.50 £17.93
% change year-on-year
-37.87% +75.65%

Visualfiles
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Visualfiles Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Visualfiles
Daily Rate Trend

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

Visualfiles Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Visualfiles
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Visualfiles within the UK over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Visualfiles Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Visualfiles
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Visualfiles Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Visualfiles
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visualfiles within the UK over the 3 months to 4 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +2 10 £400 +23.07% 4
Yorkshire - 7 £400 -
Leeds - 5 £400 -
West Yorkshire - 5 £400 -
North West -36 1 £275 -15.38% 4
South East - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £650 -
Southampton - 1 - -
Wirral - 1 £275 -
Merseyside - 1 £275 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
London - 1 £650 -

Visualfiles
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Visualfiles 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 Visualfiles.

1 7 (53.85%) C#
2 6 (46.15%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) Legal
4 4 (30.77%) HTML
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
4 4 (30.77%) MS Office
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
5 3 (23.08%) VB
6 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
6 2 (15.38%) MS Access
6 2 (15.38%) Law
6 2 (15.38%) CMS
6 2 (15.38%) Web Development
7 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (7.69%) HTML5
7 1 (7.69%) CSS3
7 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
7 1 (7.69%) SDLC
7 1 (7.69%) Resource Management
7 1 (7.69%) jQuery
7 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (7.69%) Fixed Income
7 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
7 1 (7.69%) Derivative

Visualfiles
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Visualfiles 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 Visualfiles. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Office
2 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) MS Access
3 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
General
1 5 (38.46%) Legal
2 2 (15.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Software Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Case Management Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Project Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) .NET
1 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
2 4 (30.77%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) jQuery
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (7.69%) HTML5
3 1 (7.69%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Fixed Income
1 1 (7.69%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) Web Development
3 1 (7.69%) Resource Management
3 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.69%) SDLC
3 1 (7.69%) CRM
3 1 (7.69%) BPR
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) MVC
3 1 (7.69%) Workflow
3 1 (7.69%) Practice Management
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) VB
4 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft