The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Advertising in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Advertising over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Birmingham region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Advertising
Rank 50 52 52
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing Advertising 11 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.54% 1.16% 0.90%
As % of the General category 4.70% 3.45% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 5
Average daily rate
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£438 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £16.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -23.25%
General Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
234 203 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 32.82% 33.50% 39.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 117 153
Average daily rate £325 £400 £371
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +7.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £278 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.90% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 10
Average hourly rate £175.00 £23.10 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+657.57% -11.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
Advertising
West Midlands

Advertising
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Advertising across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Advertising Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Advertising
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Advertising across the Birmingham region.

Advertising Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Advertising
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Advertising across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Advertising Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Advertising
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Advertising across the Birmingham region.

Advertising Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Advertising
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Advertising also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Advertising.

1 15 (93.75%) Microsoft
2 8 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (43.75%) CRM
3 7 (43.75%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (37.50%) C#
4 6 (37.50%) .NET
5 5 (31.25%) Finance
5 5 (31.25%) Manufacturing
6 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
7 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (18.75%) Logistics
7 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
8 2 (12.50%) SQL
8 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
8 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
9 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
9 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
9 1 (6.25%) RESTful
9 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (6.25%) BDD
9 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
9 1 (6.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (6.25%) Node.js
9 1 (6.25%) Facebook
9 1 (6.25%) Web Application Development
9 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (6.25%) ZAP BI
9 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API

Advertising
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Advertising also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Advertising. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (43.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (6.25%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) MS Access
3 1 (6.25%) SQLPlus
3 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
1 5 (31.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 4 (25.00%) CRM Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Support
5 1 (6.25%) Lead Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Architect
5 1 (6.25%) IT Director
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Dynamics AX Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Dynamics AX Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
2 1 (6.25%) WCF
2 1 (6.25%) RESTful
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (6.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) CRM
2 3 (18.75%) Logistics
3 1 (6.25%) BDD
3 1 (6.25%) Web Application Development
3 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.25%) ERP
3 1 (6.25%) Project Management
3 1 (6.25%) Change Management
3 1 (6.25%) MVC
3 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) Ruby
4 1 (6.25%) X++
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) MCP
1 1 (6.25%) MCAD
1 1 (6.25%) MCSD
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.25%) MCTS
1 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Citrix
2 1 (6.25%) Northgate
2 1 (6.25%) Facebook
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
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