Period
to 21 February 2018

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 6 months to 21 February 2018 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.

ACI BASE24
UK
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 860 830 852
Rank change year-on-year -30 +22 0
Contract jobs citing BASE24 15 16 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.017% 0.023%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.20% 0.20% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 20
UK median daily rate £330 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.53% +5.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £283 £444 £400
90th Percentile £475 £500 £489
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £469 £475
% change year-on-year -29.60% -1.32% +6.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

BASE24 is in the Business Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 7,577 8,167 8,549
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.46% 8.51% 8.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,492 4,945 4,880
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +3.93% -1.59%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £281
90th Percentile £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 82 123
UK median hourly rate £29.00 £25.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.00% -30.56% +21.01%
10th Percentile £10.25 £9.80 £14.08
90th Percentile £50.00 £64.30 £69.07
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.25 £26.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year -3.81% -27.08% +50.00%

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Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing BASE24 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for BASE24 in the UK

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BASE24 over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BASE24 in the UK

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BASE24 in the UK

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Top 8 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 6 months to 21 February 2018. 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
UK excluding London -9 14 £330 -29.60% 1
England -17 14 £330 -30.53% 2
North of England +30 6 £310 -38.00%
Midlands +10 6 £335 -27.57%
Yorkshire +2 6 £310 -34.74%
East Midlands +12 5 £330 -28.65%
South West - 2 £500 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £350 -

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing BASE24 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for BASE24.

1 7 (46.67%) Tandem
2 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) ATM
2 4 (26.67%) ISO 8583
3 3 (20.00%) Postilion
3 3 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (20.00%) Migration
3 3 (20.00%) Banking
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) VSAM
4 2 (13.33%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (13.33%) Mainframe
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle
4 2 (13.33%) DB2
4 2 (13.33%) XML
4 2 (13.33%) AIX
4 2 (13.33%) Informix
4 2 (13.33%) Data Extraction
4 2 (13.33%) Reverse Engineering
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
4 2 (13.33%) SEPA
4 2 (13.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 2 (13.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 1 (6.67%) Presales
5 1 (6.67%) Contactless
5 1 (6.67%) Scenario Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (6.67%) Anti-Money Laundering
5 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared

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Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Postilion
2 1 (6.67%) VisionPLUS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) ATM
2 1 (6.67%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) DB2
1 2 (13.33%) Informix
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) NonStop SQL
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
1 4 (26.67%) BASE24 Developer
1 4 (26.67%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Tandem
2 2 (13.33%) Mainframe
2 2 (13.33%) VSAM
3 1 (6.67%) Contactless
3 1 (6.67%) EFT
3 1 (6.67%) EFTPOS
3 1 (6.67%) EMV
3 1 (6.67%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) AIX
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Data Migration
1 3 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (13.33%) Data Extraction
2 2 (13.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 2 (13.33%) Reverse Engineering
2 2 (13.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 1 (6.67%) Anti-Money Laundering
3 1 (6.67%) Presales
3 1 (6.67%) Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (6.67%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (6.67%) UML
3 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Use Case
3 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) ISO 8583
2 3 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (13.33%) SEPA
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle
1 2 (13.33%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft