The table below looks at the statistics for WebScarab skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebScarab over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WebScarab
Rank - - 560
Contract jobs citing WebScarab 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - 0.002%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £230
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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 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
7223 5965 5730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.32% 11.65% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4980 3815 3554
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £525 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 148 226
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £20.35 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.40 £45.30 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

WebScarab
Jobs Demand Trend

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

WebScarab Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WebScarab
Daily Rate Trend

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

WebScarab Daily Rate Trend in the UK