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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LexisNexis Visualfiles
England / North West
Rank 128 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Visualfiles 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.077% - -
As % of the Business Applications category 0.74% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £340 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 - -
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 272 310 370
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 10.46% 8.11% 10.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 166 170
Median daily rate £450 £400 £429
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -6.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 7
Median hourly rate £65.00 £69.07 £60.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.89% +15.11%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +41.81% +52.77%  

Visualfiles
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Visualfiles as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Business Applications category.

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

Visualfiles
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visualfiles within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 2 £340 -
Visualfiles
England

Visualfiles
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 3 (30.00%) MS Office
1 3 (30.00%) Law
1 3 (30.00%) Legal
1 3 (30.00%) CMS
1 3 (30.00%) Case Management
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix
2 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) iManage
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) .NET

Visualfiles
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
General
1 3 (30.00%) Law
1 3 (30.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Trainer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Trainer
3 1 (10.00%) Legal IT Trainer
3 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Support Supervisor
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Case Management
2 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) iManage
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft