The 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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Advertising
Rank 56 52 53
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing Advertising 6 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.80% 1.56% 1.15%
As % of the General category 2.30% 4.78% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 7
Average daily rate
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£275 £438 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £338 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £635 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +36.36%
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West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

General Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
261 230 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 34.80% 32.67% 33.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 142 116
Average daily rate £375 £338 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £200 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £383 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.92% -1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 5
Average hourly rate £15.50 £175.00 £23.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-91.14% +657.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.46 £33.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £175.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 28 July 2015.

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 28 July 2015, 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 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) CRM
3 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (16.67%) HTML5
4 2 (16.67%) CSS3
4 2 (16.67%) Google
4 2 (16.67%) Marketing
4 2 (16.67%) jQuery
4 2 (16.67%) Finance
4 2 (16.67%) .NET
4 2 (16.67%) Flash
4 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 2 (16.67%) HTML
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) CSS
5 1 (8.33%) Web Services
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL
5 1 (8.33%) Windows
5 1 (8.33%) PHP
5 1 (8.33%) SQL
5 1 (8.33%) MySQL
5 1 (8.33%) Photoshop
5 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (8.33%) ERP
5 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
5 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
5 1 (8.33%) Law
5 1 (8.33%) Validation

Advertising
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) WordPress
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (8.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (8.33%) Line 500
2 1 (8.33%) Sage 1000
2 1 (8.33%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Law
2 1 (8.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Trainer
4 1 (8.33%) Junior
4 1 (8.33%) Coordinator
4 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (8.33%) Junior Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Implementation Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Trainer
4 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Dynamics AX Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Dynamics NAV Developer
4 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) CSS
1 2 (16.67%) Flash
1 2 (16.67%) jQuery
1 2 (16.67%) HTML5
1 2 (16.67%) CSS3
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) CRM
2 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) Validation
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Logistics
3 1 (8.33%) Web Development
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Transition Management
3 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (8.33%) ERP
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) PHP
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) X++
2 1 (8.33%) C#
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Google
3 1 (8.33%) Sage
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