Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for FastStats skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited FastStats over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Apteco FastStats
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 840 837 837
Rank change year-on-year -3 0 -25
Contract jobs citing FastStats 22 18 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.023% 0.018% 0.028%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.29% 0.22% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 18
England median daily rate £260 £313 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.80% +5.93% +7.27%
10th Percentile £155 £133 £192
90th Percentile £290 £351 £399
UK median daily rate £260 £313 £295
% change year-on-year -16.80% +5.93% +7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

FastStats is in the Business Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 7571 8175 8476
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 7.99% 8.38% 8.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4578 4983 4882
England median daily rate £475 £450 £434
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +3.63% -0.17%
10th Percentile £308 £300 £275
90th Percentile £650 £604 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £445 £435
% change year-on-year +6.74% +2.30% +1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 95 121
England median hourly rate £28.50 £25.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.00% -9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £11.93 £9.79 £12.00
90th Percentile £62.65 £94.20 £57.50
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year +7.14% -5.08% +6.31%

FastStats
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing FastStats as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for FastStats in England

FastStats
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing FastStats in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for FastStats in England

FastStats
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing FastStats in England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for FastStats in England

FastStats
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing FastStats in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for FastStats in England

FastStats
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FastStats within the England region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +20 18 £245 +96.00%
London -13 4 £275 +57.14% 3
FastStats
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing FastStats also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for FastStats.

1 16 (72.73%) Relational Database
2 15 (68.18%) CRM
3 14 (63.64%) Data Management
4 13 (59.09%) Customer Engagement
5 12 (54.55%) Legal
5 12 (54.55%) Project Management
5 12 (54.55%) GDPR
6 10 (45.45%) SQL
7 8 (36.36%) Marketing
8 7 (31.82%) Data Quality
8 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Excel
9 6 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
9 6 (27.27%) XML
10 2 (9.09%) Data Analysis
10 2 (9.09%) Logistics
10 2 (9.09%) Customer Insight
10 2 (9.09%) Propensity Modelling
11 1 (4.55%) Analytics
11 1 (4.55%) Data Extraction
11 1 (4.55%) Performance Metrics
11 1 (4.55%) Degree
11 1 (4.55%) Tableau
11 1 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 1 (4.55%) GIS
11 1 (4.55%) Advertising
11 1 (4.55%) Data Mining
11 1 (4.55%) B2B
11 1 (4.55%) B2C

FastStats
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (4.55%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (72.73%) Relational Database
2 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) Data Mining
3 1 (4.55%) GIS
General
1 12 (54.55%) Legal
2 8 (36.36%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Database Manager
1 12 (54.55%) Insight Manager
2 8 (36.36%) Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Data Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) SQL Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Database Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Data Manager
7 1 (4.55%) CRM Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Planning Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Planning Manager
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) CRM
2 14 (63.64%) Data Management
3 13 (59.09%) Customer Engagement
4 12 (54.55%) Project Management
5 6 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Customer Insight
6 2 (9.09%) Data Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) Logistics
6 2 (9.09%) Propensity Modelling
7 1 (4.55%) Analytics
7 1 (4.55%) B2B
7 1 (4.55%) B2C
7 1 (4.55%) Data Extraction
7 1 (4.55%) Performance Metrics
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (54.55%) GDPR
2 7 (31.82%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Mapinfo
1 1 (4.55%) Tableau