The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Visualfiles skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Visualfiles over the 3 months to 28 June 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.

LexisNexis Visualfiles
England / North West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 156 -
Contract jobs citing Visualfiles 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West - 0.080% -
As % of the Business Applications category - 0.91% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £340 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £358 £360
% change year-on-year - -0.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Visualfiles is in the business application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 239 328 352
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 8.09% 8.70% 9.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 305 272
Median daily rate £475 £415 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.45% -7.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £288 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £690 £588 £658
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £14.25 £11.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.54% -51.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.63 £10.50 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.88 £11.50 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +44.44%  

Visualfiles
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Visualfiles as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Visualfiles in the North West

Visualfiles
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Visualfiles in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Visualfiles in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Visualfiles 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 North West region with a requirement for Visualfiles.

1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Law
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Case Management

Visualfiles
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
General
1 1 (50.00%) Law
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Support Supervisor
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Case Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix