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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
Rank 25 23 30
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs citing CRM 49 40 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.35% 6.02% 4.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.66% 8.73% 6.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 24 18
Average daily rate
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£394 £360 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -15.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £300 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £446 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -5.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £38.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-48.28% +102.63%
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
507 458 468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 65.67% 68.87% 67.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 308 250
Average daily rate £375 £361 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.80% -4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £238 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 3 11
Average hourly rate £22.50 £175.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-87.14% +821.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.38 £12.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £175.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 15 September 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 15 September 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 (74.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 33 (44.59%) Microsoft
3 28 (37.84%) JavaScript
4 26 (35.14%) SharePoint
5 25 (33.78%) .NET
6 21 (28.38%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (25.68%) Web Services
8 16 (21.62%) E-Commerce
8 16 (21.62%) C#
9 15 (20.27%) SQL
10 14 (18.92%) QA
10 14 (18.92%) Silverlight
11 13 (17.57%) System Testing
11 13 (17.57%) Finance
11 13 (17.57%) iPad
12 12 (16.22%) Unit Testing
12 12 (16.22%) WCF
12 12 (16.22%) SQL Server
12 12 (16.22%) ASP.NET
13 11 (14.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 10 (13.51%) Advertising
14 10 (13.51%) SAP
15 9 (12.16%) IIS
15 9 (12.16%) HTML
15 9 (12.16%) Windows
16 8 (10.81%) Oracle
16 8 (10.81%) BizTalk Server
17 7 (9.46%) Visual Studio
17 7 (9.46%) CSS
17 7 (9.46%) .NET Framework

CRM
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 26 (35.14%) SharePoint
2 9 (12.16%) IIS
3 8 (10.81%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (9.46%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.35%) CMS
5 1 (1.35%) Confluence
5 1 (1.35%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.35%) SAS
5 1 (1.35%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 4 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 55 (74.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (6.76%) SAP CRM
3 3 (4.05%) Magento
4 2 (2.70%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (1.35%) SAP ERP
5 1 (1.35%) SAP FI-CA
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.35%) 3G
1 1 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (1.35%) Wireless
1 1 (1.35%) LTE
1 1 (1.35%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (4.05%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (4.05%) Oracle Discoverer
5 2 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.35%) Base SAS
6 1 (1.35%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (1.35%) SAP HANA
6 1 (1.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (9.46%) Visual Studio
1 7 (9.46%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.35%) JIRA
General
1 13 (17.57%) Finance
2 10 (13.51%) Advertising
3 5 (6.76%) Marketing
4 2 (2.70%) Retail
5 1 (1.35%) Billing
5 1 (1.35%) Automotive
5 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (55.41%) Developer
2 32 (43.24%) CRM Developer
3 24 (32.43%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 14 (18.92%) Microsoft Developer
5 12 (16.22%) Architect
6 11 (14.86%) Consultant
6 11 (14.86%) CRM Architect
7 9 (12.16%) CRM Consultant
7 9 (12.16%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
7 9 (12.16%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
7 9 (12.16%) Microsoft Consultant
8 6 (8.11%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (6.76%) Lead Developer
9 5 (6.76%) CRM Solutions Architect
10 3 (4.05%) Report Developer
10 3 (4.05%) Business Manager
10 3 (4.05%) Analyst
10 3 (4.05%) Project Manager
11 2 (2.70%) Support Technician
11 2 (2.70%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (33.78%) .NET
2 19 (25.68%) Web Services
3 14 (18.92%) Silverlight
4 12 (16.22%) WCF
4 12 (16.22%) ASP.NET
5 9 (12.16%) HTML
6 7 (9.46%) .NET Framework
6 7 (9.46%) CSS
7 3 (4.05%) jQuery
8 2 (2.70%) HTML5
9 1 (1.35%) Reactive Extensions
9 1 (1.35%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 1 (1.35%) Mason
9 1 (1.35%) WebCenter
9 1 (1.35%) SOAP
9 1 (1.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.57%) iPad
2 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.35%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.16%) Windows
2 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.38%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (21.62%) E-Commerce
3 13 (17.57%) System Testing
4 12 (16.22%) Unit Testing
5 5 (6.76%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (6.76%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (5.41%) Project Management
6 4 (5.41%) OO
6 4 (5.41%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (5.41%) Mentoring
7 3 (4.05%) Waterfall
7 3 (4.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.05%) MVC
7 3 (4.05%) ERP
8 2 (2.70%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.70%) ITIL
8 2 (2.70%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.70%) OOP
8 2 (2.70%) Migration
8 2 (2.70%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 28 (37.84%) JavaScript
2 16 (21.62%) C#
3 15 (20.27%) SQL
4 6 (8.11%) T-SQL
5 3 (4.05%) PHP
6 2 (2.70%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.70%) Java
7 1 (1.35%) ABAP
7 1 (1.35%) X++
7 1 (1.35%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (8.11%) SC Cleared
1 6 (8.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.35%) MCITP
2 1 (1.35%) Degree
2 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (18.92%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 33 (44.59%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.51%) SAP
3 8 (10.81%) Oracle
4 3 (4.05%) Hyperion
5 2 (2.70%) JD Edwards
5 2 (2.70%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.35%) Sybase
6 1 (1.35%) IBM
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