The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of OpenText 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 OpenText over the 3 months to 30 April 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 the Open Text Corporation.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenText
Rank 63 63 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing OpenText 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.26% 0.12% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.51% 0.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £425 £310
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +37.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
OpenText
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
393 389 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 50.97% 47.97% 51.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 253 165
Average daily rate £370 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.24% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £250 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 18 14
Average hourly rate £11.80 £22.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.36% +29.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.10 £28.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

OpenText
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

OpenText Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

OpenText
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

OpenText Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

OpenText
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing OpenText 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 OpenText.

1 2 (100.00%) ABAP
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow
1 2 (100.00%) StreamServe
1 2 (100.00%) SAP IS-U
1 2 (100.00%) SAP Business Workflow
1 2 (100.00%) SAP Portal

OpenText
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing OpenText 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 OpenText. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) SAP Portal
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) SAP IS-U
1 2 (100.00%) StreamServe
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) ABAP Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) SAP Business Workflow
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) ABAP
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) SAP