The table below looks at the statistics for Logistics 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 Logistics over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Logistics
Rank 58 54 53
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing Logistics 7 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.92% 1.22% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 1.75% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £365 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.80% +37.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.43% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £11.00 £11.83
% change year-on-year
+243.63% -6.97%
Logistics
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
497 456 452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 64.97% 69.62% 67.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 312 249
Average daily rate £375 £365 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -3.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 3 11
Average hourly rate £22.00 £175.00 £18.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-87.42% +822.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £12.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £175.00 £40.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

Logistics
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Logistics Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Logistics
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Logistics Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Logistics
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Logistics across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Logistics Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Logistics
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Logistics Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Logistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Logistics 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 Logistics.

1 21 (80.77%) Microsoft
2 19 (73.08%) SQL
2 19 (73.08%) .NET
2 19 (73.08%) ASP.NET
2 19 (73.08%) Web Development
3 18 (69.23%) .NET Framework
3 18 (69.23%) WCF
3 18 (69.23%) LINQ
3 18 (69.23%) jQuery
3 18 (69.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 18 (69.23%) MVC
3 18 (69.23%) CSS
3 18 (69.23%) Visual Studio
3 18 (69.23%) C#
3 18 (69.23%) JavaScript
4 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
5 2 (7.69%) Advertising
5 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
5 2 (7.69%) Finance
5 2 (7.69%) Network Design
5 2 (7.69%) GSM
5 2 (7.69%) UMTS
5 2 (7.69%) SAP
5 2 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (7.69%) LTE
6 1 (3.85%) RedPrairie
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (3.85%) FMCG
6 1 (3.85%) X++
6 1 (3.85%) SAP ERP

Logistics
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Logistics 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 Logistics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.85%) SAP ERP
2 1 (3.85%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) GSM
1 2 (7.69%) UMTS
1 2 (7.69%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (69.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.69%) Advertising
2 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (73.08%) Developer
2 18 (69.23%) Web Developer
2 18 (69.23%) .NET Developer
2 18 (69.23%) ASP.NET Developer
2 18 (69.23%) .NET Web Developer
3 2 (7.69%) RF Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Transmission Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) RedPrairie Programme Manager
4 1 (3.85%) SAP Architect
4 1 (3.85%) Dynamics AX Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Architect
4 1 (3.85%) Project Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Business Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Programme Manager
4 1 (3.85%) SAP Technical Architect
4 1 (3.85%) SAP SD Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) Sales Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (73.08%) .NET
1 19 (73.08%) ASP.NET
2 18 (69.23%) .NET Framework
2 18 (69.23%) WCF
2 18 (69.23%) LINQ
2 18 (69.23%) jQuery
2 18 (69.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 18 (69.23%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) Web Development
2 18 (69.23%) MVC
3 2 (7.69%) Network Design
4 1 (3.85%) ERP
4 1 (3.85%) Business Analysis
4 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (73.08%) SQL
2 18 (69.23%) C#
2 18 (69.23%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.85%) X++
Vendors
1 21 (80.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) SAP
3 1 (3.85%) RedPrairie
3 1 (3.85%) Pegasus