The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for BASE24 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited BASE24 over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ACI BASE24
UK
Rank 606 630 609
Rank change year-on-year +24 -21  
Contract jobs citing BASE24 3 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.021% 0.026%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.078% 0.26% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 8
Median daily rate - £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -11.11%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £400 £463
% change year-on-year - -13.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

BASE24 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 with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 3830 4248 4653
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.56% 7.98% 8.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2317 2559 2596
Median daily rate £450 £435 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 49 39
Median hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.81% -8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £10.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £64.75 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +41.81% +52.77%  

BASE24
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing BASE24 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Business Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for BASE24 in the UK

BASE24
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing BASE24.

Contractor daily rate trend for BASE24 in the UK

BASE24
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BASE24.

Contractor hourly rate trend for BASE24 in the UK

BASE24
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BASE24 within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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
England +31 3 - -
South East +26 2 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -

BASE24
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing BASE24 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for BASE24.

1 8 (53.33%) EFT
2 6 (40.00%) ATM
3 5 (33.33%) Use Case
4 4 (26.67%) Target Operating Model
4 4 (26.67%) Thales
4 4 (26.67%) FIS
4 4 (26.67%) Business Analysis
4 4 (26.67%) NonStop SQL
4 4 (26.67%) Product Management
4 4 (26.67%) VeriFone
4 4 (26.67%) Trend Analysis
4 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
4 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (26.67%) RDBMS
4 4 (26.67%) HP
4 4 (26.67%) EFTPOS
4 4 (26.67%) Smartcard
4 4 (26.67%) Mobile Commerce
4 4 (26.67%) BPR
4 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
4 4 (26.67%) Security Management
4 4 (26.67%) Finance
4 4 (26.67%) ISO 8583
5 3 (20.00%) EPoS
6 2 (13.33%) Postilion
6 2 (13.33%) VersaTest
6 2 (13.33%) Web Services
6 2 (13.33%) Wincor Nixdorf
6 2 (13.33%) Fujitsu
6 2 (13.33%) Toshiba

BASE24
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Postilion
2 1 (6.67%) VisionPLUS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) NonStop SQL
1 4 (26.67%) RDBMS
1 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) VersaTest
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) BASE24 Developer
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) BASE24 Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Implementation Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Payments Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Product Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) BASE24 Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Payments Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Payments Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) EFT
2 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (26.67%) EFTPOS
2 4 (26.67%) Smartcard
3 3 (20.00%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Use Case
2 4 (26.67%) BPR
2 4 (26.67%) Business Analysis
2 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
2 4 (26.67%) Mobile Commerce
2 4 (26.67%) Product Management
2 4 (26.67%) Security Management
2 4 (26.67%) Target Operating Model
2 4 (26.67%) Trend Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) BPMN
3 1 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) FIS
1 4 (26.67%) HP
1 4 (26.67%) Thales
1 4 (26.67%) VeriFone
2 2 (13.33%) Fujitsu
2 2 (13.33%) Toshiba
2 2 (13.33%) Wincor Nixdorf
3 1 (6.67%) Ingenico
3 1 (6.67%) WorldPay