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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Logistics
Rank 46 48 41
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs citing Logistics 10 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.59% 0.70% 2.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.34% 1.08% 3.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 3
Average daily rate
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£423 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.58% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £455 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £11.50 £10.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £19.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-1.29% -35.83%
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
428 369 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 67.94% 64.17% 66.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 219 170
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 25
Average hourly rate £22.50 £11.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.65% -36.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.92 £9.00 £10.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £30.00 £31.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

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
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 2 March 2015, 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 12 (57.14%) .NET
2 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
3 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (28.57%) SQL
4 6 (28.57%) Linux
4 6 (28.57%) Java
4 6 (28.57%) FMCG
5 5 (23.81%) RedPrairie
5 5 (23.81%) Web Development
5 5 (23.81%) Time Management
5 5 (23.81%) C
5 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
5 5 (23.81%) webMethods
5 5 (23.81%) UNIX
5 5 (23.81%) Retail
6 4 (19.05%) MVC
6 4 (19.05%) CSS
6 4 (19.05%) C#
6 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
6 4 (19.05%) Visual Studio
6 4 (19.05%) WCF
6 4 (19.05%) LINQ
6 4 (19.05%) jQuery
6 4 (19.05%) .NET Framework
6 4 (19.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (14.29%) Finance
8 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
8 2 (9.52%) Advertising

Logistics
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (4.76%) SAP SCM
2 1 (4.76%) SAP SD
2 1 (4.76%) SAP APO
2 1 (4.76%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) LAN
1 1 (4.76%) WAN
1 1 (4.76%) VPN
1 1 (4.76%) SSL
1 1 (4.76%) Firewall
1 1 (4.76%) Wireless
1 1 (4.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.76%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.76%) Selenium
General
1 5 (23.81%) Retail
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
3 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
3 2 (9.52%) Advertising
4 1 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Web Developer
3 4 (19.05%) .NET Developer
3 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (19.05%) .NET Web Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Business Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Dynamics AX Developer
6 1 (4.76%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Supply Chain Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Implementation Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Implementation Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) SAP Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) DBA
6 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) .NET
2 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
3 4 (19.05%) CSS
3 4 (19.05%) .NET Framework
3 4 (19.05%) WCF
3 4 (19.05%) LINQ
3 4 (19.05%) jQuery
3 4 (19.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) FMCG
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) PMI
3 1 (4.76%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Linux
3 5 (23.81%) UNIX
4 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (23.81%) Time Management
2 5 (23.81%) Web Development
3 4 (19.05%) MVC
4 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (9.52%) Change Management
5 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
5 2 (9.52%) ITIL
5 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Supplier Management
6 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.76%) Resource Management
6 1 (4.76%) SAP Implementation
6 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.76%) SOA
6 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.76%) PRINCE
6 1 (4.76%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) Java
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 5 (23.81%) C
3 4 (19.05%) C#
3 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.52%) X++
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) VCP4
2 1 (4.76%) PMP
2 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.76%) ProxySG
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) webMethods
2 5 (23.81%) RedPrairie
3 2 (9.52%) SAP
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco
4 1 (4.76%) Blue Coat
4 1 (4.76%) HP
4 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.76%) F5
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
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Posted: 18 days ago