Period
to 17 December 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Hitwise products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Hitwise over the 6 months to 17 December 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.

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

Hitwise
UK
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 884 885
Contract jobs citing Hitwise 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.002% 0.003%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.005% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
UK median daily rate - £250 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -33.33% +7.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £250 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Hitwise is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 44,381 43,329 46,098
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.30% 42.22% 45.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 27,584 27,145 28,192
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £256 £233 £240
90th Percentile £625 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,639 1,401 1,684
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.06% -5.71%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.71 £10.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.50 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.75 £16.78 £16.50
% change year-on-year -0.16% +1.68% -2.94%

Hitwise
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Hitwise in the UK

Hitwise
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Hitwise in the UK