The table below looks at the statistics for xBase skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited xBase over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
xBase
Rank - 589 -
Contract jobs citing xBase 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.002% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.005% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
21031 20492 21357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 36.76% 38.90% 37.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13654 13068 12619
Average daily rate £390 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £555 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 411 553 751
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £15.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

xBase
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing xBase within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

xBase Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

xBase
Daily Rate Trend

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

xBase Daily Rate Trend in the UK

xBase
Hourly Rate Trend

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

xBase Hourly Rate Trend in the UK