The table below looks at the statistics for CRM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CRM over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
Rank 27 20 29
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +9
Contract jobs citing CRM 29 32 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.65% 5.25% 3.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.20% 7.60% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 21 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £460 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.91% +3.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £330 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £705 £575 £623
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.84 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-12.41% -11.32%
CRM
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
403 421 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 64.58% 69.02% 65.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 257 144
Average daily rate £375 £340 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -6.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 14
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.10 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

CRM
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

CRM Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

CRM
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

CRM Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

CRM
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CRM across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

CRM Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

CRM
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

CRM Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

CRM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing CRM 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 CRM.

1 55 (72.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 34 (44.74%) JavaScript
3 32 (42.11%) Microsoft
4 31 (40.79%) .NET
4 31 (40.79%) SharePoint
5 23 (30.26%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (27.63%) C#
7 18 (23.68%) SQL Server
8 17 (22.37%) Web Services
9 16 (21.05%) HTML
9 16 (21.05%) SQL
10 15 (19.74%) Silverlight
10 15 (19.74%) Finance
10 15 (19.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 14 (18.42%) ASP.NET
11 14 (18.42%) E-Commerce
12 13 (17.11%) Windows
12 13 (17.11%) Unit Testing
12 13 (17.11%) QA
12 13 (17.11%) System Testing
12 13 (17.11%) iPad
13 12 (15.79%) IIS
14 10 (13.16%) T-SQL
14 10 (13.16%) CSS
14 10 (13.16%) BizTalk Server
14 10 (13.16%) Advertising
15 9 (11.84%) WCF
15 9 (11.84%) Visual Studio
15 9 (11.84%) MS Excel
16 8 (10.53%) .NET Framework

CRM
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing CRM 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 CRM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 31 (40.79%) SharePoint
2 12 (15.79%) IIS
3 10 (13.16%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (9.21%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.32%) CMS
5 1 (1.32%) Confluence
5 1 (1.32%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.32%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (11.84%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 55 (72.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.95%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.32%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.32%) Magento
3 1 (1.32%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.32%) 3G
1 1 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (1.32%) Wireless
1 1 (1.32%) LTE
1 1 (1.32%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (23.68%) SQL Server
2 15 (19.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (7.89%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (6.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (6.58%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.95%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (3.95%) Oracle Discoverer
5 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.32%) MySQL
6 1 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.32%) Base SAS
6 1 (1.32%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.32%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 9 (11.84%) Visual Studio
2 7 (9.21%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (3.95%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.32%) JIRA
General
1 15 (19.74%) Finance
2 10 (13.16%) Advertising
3 5 (6.58%) Retail
4 2 (2.63%) Marketing
5 1 (1.32%) Legal
5 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (57.89%) Developer
2 32 (42.11%) CRM Developer
3 26 (34.21%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 16 (21.05%) Microsoft Developer
5 9 (11.84%) Architect
6 7 (9.21%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (6.58%) Project Manager
7 5 (6.58%) Programme Manager
7 5 (6.58%) Analyst
7 5 (6.58%) .NET Developer
8 4 (5.26%) CRM Architect
8 4 (5.26%) CRM Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.95%) Report Developer
9 3 (3.95%) Business Analyst
10 2 (2.63%) Technical Architect
10 2 (2.63%) Consultant
10 2 (2.63%) Programmer
10 2 (2.63%) Administrator
10 2 (2.63%) Team Leader
10 2 (2.63%) CRM Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (40.79%) .NET
2 17 (22.37%) Web Services
3 16 (21.05%) HTML
4 15 (19.74%) Silverlight
5 14 (18.42%) ASP.NET
6 10 (13.16%) CSS
7 9 (11.84%) WCF
8 8 (10.53%) .NET Framework
9 4 (5.26%) jQuery
10 3 (3.95%) HTML5
10 3 (3.95%) XML
11 2 (2.63%) Reactive Extensions
11 2 (2.63%) Managed Extensibility Framework
11 2 (2.63%) SOAP
12 1 (1.32%) JSON
12 1 (1.32%) Mason
12 1 (1.32%) XSLT
12 1 (1.32%) XHTML
12 1 (1.32%) EDI
12 1 (1.32%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.11%) iPad
2 2 (2.63%) Replication
3 1 (1.32%) PMI
3 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.11%) Windows
2 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (30.26%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (18.42%) E-Commerce
3 13 (17.11%) Unit Testing
3 13 (17.11%) System Testing
4 6 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (6.58%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (6.58%) MVC
5 5 (6.58%) Mentoring
6 4 (5.26%) Waterfall
6 4 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (5.26%) Project Management
6 4 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (5.26%) Programme Management
7 3 (3.95%) ERP
7 3 (3.95%) PRINCE2
7 3 (3.95%) OOP
7 3 (3.95%) OO
7 3 (3.95%) Workflow
7 3 (3.95%) Migration
8 2 (2.63%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 34 (44.74%) JavaScript
2 21 (27.63%) C#
3 16 (21.05%) SQL
4 10 (13.16%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.63%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.32%) VB
6 1 (1.32%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.32%) VB6
6 1 (1.32%) X++
6 1 (1.32%) Java
6 1 (1.32%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (6.58%) SC Cleared
1 5 (6.58%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.63%) MCITP
2 2 (2.63%) Degree
3 1 (1.32%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.11%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.95%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 32 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.58%) Oracle
3 4 (5.26%) SAP
4 3 (3.95%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (3.95%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.32%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.32%) Business Objects
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