Market News & Reports

Four facets of the IT contracts market show no sign of election jitters.

Apr 24, 2015

Latest rate data revealed to a techie testing the water of IT contracting.

Mar 12, 2015

What 21 IT contractor skills are worth -- this year and last.

Jan 27, 2015

'They may be rare, but opportunities await IT suppliers in a host of public areas.'

Sep 11, 2012

The IT specialisms that are sought-after this year, and a few that aren’t.

May 2, 2012

Despite broader economic woes, contractor rates continued to climb over Q3.

Oct 10, 2011

Despite tales of woe in the wider economy, second quarter IT contractor pay suggests cause for summer cheer.

Jul 8, 2011

But the fifth consecutive growth month for IT contractors suggests a spring is overdue.

Apr 6, 2011

Coalition IT strategy largely pinned on its small suppliers, but not their sub-contractors.   

Apr 1, 2011

After 30-month high in Q3, 2010 finishes weakly. 

Jan 12, 2011

More hope than gloom, say IT workers, though 'apprehension remains.'

Dec 16, 2010

Bank's cull of techies expected to lead to a 'flooded' IT jobs market.

Oct 14, 2010

Computer giant bites into its UK ranks, offering redundancy or 'redeployment'.

Oct 12, 2010

How agents are speaking up about IT contractors bodes well for rising rates.

Oct 11, 2010

Billings of IT contractors fell in September to their lowest level this year.

Oct 7, 2010

Rates reach a 30-month high.

Oct 6, 2010

City clients keep the brakes on, having hired too many IT contractors too early.

Sep 24, 2010

Growing skill shortages offer some buzz to a quieter IT contractor jobs market.

Sep 20, 2010

Contractors' confidence in the market runs ahead of agencies' trading figures.

Sep 16, 2010

Worst-case contracts cull would put a third of small firms on insolvency watch.

Sep 15, 2010

Money and movement are finite for IT contractors with rusty skill-sets.

Sep 8, 2010

Computing & IT topped the purchasing managers' chart in August.

Sep 7, 2010

E-skills says actual IT pay growth is 'less inspiring' than job boards imply.

Sep 7, 2010

Freelance IT jobs recovery stalls, in London at least.

Aug 25, 2010

Perm & contract candidates for IT roles were Scotland's hottest in July.

Aug 24, 2010

Harvey Nash updates the IT staff agency market, revealing 'encouraging' signs.

Aug 12, 2010

IT managers urged to protect & improve to fend off deeper spending cuts.

Aug 9, 2010

Government-ordered cutbacks made July a quieter month for IT contractors.

Aug 3, 2010

The upturn in contract IT hires is no longer limited to financial services.

Jul 29, 2010

Hope for IT contractors whose skills the REC never reports as scarce.

Jul 22, 2010

Investment banks, and certainty, created a 'boom' for IT contractors in June.

Jul 18, 2010

Agency billings show the sixth month halted a slide in demand for IT contractors.

Jul 15, 2010

Leading recruiters map out where it's hottest overseas for freelance IT skills.

Jul 14, 2010

Recruiter says the City has taken an even bigger stake in the UK's IT jobs market.

Jul 8, 2010

HP announces 934 job losses from its 16,500-strong UK workforce - 2,000 temporary staff and contractors not included.

Jul 7, 2010

CUK looks at where the work will fall, as rates recover from a return in contracts and client confidence.

Jul 1, 2010

CUK looks at contract openings in Part One of a report on Ireland's IT jobs market.

Jun 30, 2010

Average rates steady, with good news ahead for BAs and finance.

Jun 30, 2010

Another year looms of IT budgets failing to keep up with workload demands.

Jun 2, 2010

Two of the ID scheme's leading IT contractors should emerge unscathed.

May 31, 2010