The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of ION Trading products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ION Trading over the 3 months to 30 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 Vendors 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within ION Trading.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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Rank - 55 54
Contract jobs citing ION Trading 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - 0.65% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category - 1.30% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Average daily rate
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- £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £230 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-45.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £16.00 -
Vendors Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
339 307 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 47.95% 49.92% 45.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 147 139
Average daily rate £320 £340 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.74% +17.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £205 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £465 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 11 17
Average hourly rate £12.00 £16.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.35 £20.70 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.56
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.87%
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Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

ION Trading Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

ION Trading Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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Top 5 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing ION Trading 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 ION Trading.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
1 2 (100.00%) LINQ

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Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing ION Trading 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 ION Trading. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Programmer
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# Software Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Software Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Programmer
1 2 (100.00%) Software Programmer
1 2 (100.00%) C# Software Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# Programmer
1 2 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) WPF Developer
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
1 2 (100.00%) LINQ
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#