Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for VisionPLUS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VisionPLUS over the 6 months to 21 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.

First Data VisionPLUS
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 842 864 846
Rank change year-on-year +22 -18 -20
Contract jobs citing VisionPLUS 13 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.014% 0.007% 0.018%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.17% 0.086% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 16
England median daily rate £460 £388 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.71% -16.22% +3.35%
10th Percentile £413 £364 £258
90th Percentile £550 £461 £731
UK median daily rate £460 £388 £463
% change year-on-year +18.71% -16.22% +3.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

VisionPLUS 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 8111 8426
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 7.98% 8.34% 8.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4571 4942 4874
England median daily rate £475 £445 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.74% +2.30% -
10th Percentile £308 £300 £275
90th Percentile £650 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £440 £438
% change year-on-year +7.95% +0.57% +1.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 92 117
England median hourly rate £28.00 £31.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.68% +12.73% +3.62%
10th Percentile £12.43 £10.23 £11.70
90th Percentile £64.67 £99.00 £52.47
UK median hourly rate £29.50 £31.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -4.84% +6.90% +3.57%

VisionPLUS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for VisionPLUS in England

VisionPLUS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VisionPLUS in England

VisionPLUS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VisionPLUS in England over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VisionPLUS in England

VisionPLUS
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 VisionPLUS within the England region over the 6 months to 21 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
London -13 9 £500 +31.15%
South West - 3 £460 -
North of England +53 1 £405 -
Yorkshire +23 1 £405 -
VisionPLUS
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VisionPLUS 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 VisionPLUS.

1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Banking
3 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (23.08%) Analytical Thinking
4 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) CMS
5 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (15.38%) Time Management
6 1 (7.69%) Data Mapping
6 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
6 1 (7.69%) Change Management
6 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
6 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development

VisionPLUS
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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) CMS
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
3 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Analyst
1 10 (76.92%) Business Analyst
2 9 (69.23%) VisionPLUS Business Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Test Leader
4 2 (15.38%) Credit Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Finance Business Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Financial Business Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Service Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Thinking
2 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
2 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (15.38%) Time Management
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Data Mapping
3 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL