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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LexisNexis Visualfiles
Rank 589 579 550
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -29
Contract jobs citing Visualfiles 6 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.006% 0.014%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.12% 0.064% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 4
Average daily rate
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£431 £150 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+187.50% -48.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £150 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £150 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £431 - £275
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
4846 4674 4730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.78% 9.06% 9.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2841 2508 2312
Average daily rate £440 £443 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.56% +4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £410
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 68 87
Average hourly rate £19.00 £32.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.62% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £60.03 £56.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -2.77%

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 19 December 2014.

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 22 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 19 December 2014. 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 -27 6 £431 +187.50% 4
London +15 1 - - 1
City of London - 1 - -
North East - - - -
North West - - - -
South East - - - - 1
South Wales - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
Wales - - - -
East of England - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Southampton - - - -
York - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
North Yorkshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

Visualfiles
Top 25 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 8 (88.89%) Legal
2 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE
4 2 (22.22%) Law
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (22.22%) Data Management
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (11.11%) LexisNexis
5 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (11.11%) Matrix Management
5 1 (11.11%) VBA
5 1 (11.11%) MS Office
5 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification

Visualfiles
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
General
1 8 (88.89%) Legal
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Software Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Case Management Developer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Software Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Developer Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) Data Management
4 1 (11.11%) Matrix Management
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) LexisNexis
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