The table below looks at the statistics 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 13 February 2016 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.

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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Northgate
Rank - - 46
Contract jobs citing Northgate 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category - - 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £16.00
Northgate
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Vendors Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
310 286 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 46.48% 48.15% 50.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 145 126
Average daily rate £363 £360 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £204 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £484 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 21 12
Average hourly rate £13.75 £14.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% +45.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 11 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Back Office
2 1 (25.00%) Lagan
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) Use Case
2 1 (25.00%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server

Northgate
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Northgate Housing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (25.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) CRM
1 1 (25.00%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Lagan