The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Northgate 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 Northgate over the 3 months to 25 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 Northgate Information Solutions plc.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Northgate
Rank 59 58 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Northgate 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.28% 0.17% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.57% 0.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £334 £313
% change year-on-year
-2.62% +6.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 -
% change year-on-year
-5.66% -
Vendors Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
348 308 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 48.81% 50.83% 46.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 138 143
Average daily rate £320 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £218 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 20
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 £24.85 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
Northgate
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Northgate
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Northgate Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Northgate
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Northgate Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Northgate
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Northgate Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Northgate
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Northgate 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 Northgate.

1 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Supplier Management
1 2 (66.67%) SAP
1 2 (66.67%) SAP HR
2 1 (33.33%) SQLPlus
2 1 (33.33%) MS Access
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (33.33%) Advertising

Northgate
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Northgate 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 Northgate. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) SAP HR
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) MS Access
1 1 (33.33%) SQLPlus
General
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Supplier Management
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle