The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Actix products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Actix over the 3 months to 22 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Actix Ltd.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Actix
UK
Rank - 622 591
Contract jobs citing Actix 0 8 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.015% 0.040%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.035% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Median daily rate - - £295
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £295
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Actix is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 19614 23045 23664
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.15% 43.64% 45.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 12079 13916 13336
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 704 807 988
Median hourly rate £17.89 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.55% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £17.11
% change year-on-year -17.50% +16.89%  

Actix
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Actix as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Actix in the UK

Actix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Actix in the UK