The table below looks at the statistics for Resource Management 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 Resource Management over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Resource Management
Rank 59 54 55
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing Resource Management 2 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.27% 1.41% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 2.01% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 3
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£608 £256 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+137.07% -33.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.78 - £15.25
Resource Management
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
544 497 429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 74.32% 70.30% 69.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 309 253
Average daily rate £375 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 2
Average hourly rate £28.25 £27.50 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.72% -84.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

Resource Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Resource Management Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Resource Management
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Resource Management Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Resource Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Resource Management across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Resource Management Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Resource Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Resource Management Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Resource Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Resource Management 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 Resource Management.

1 5 (71.43%) Project Management
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
2 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 3 (42.86%) Project Planning
2 3 (42.86%) Data Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Capacity Management
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) WFM
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) ISEB
4 1 (14.29%) SAP PS
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (14.29%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
4 1 (14.29%) Retail Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Use Case
4 1 (14.29%) SAP
4 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Line Management
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Business Process Improvement

Resource Management
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Resource Management 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 Resource Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP PS
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Project Planning
2 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 3 (42.86%) Data Migration
2 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) Capacity Management
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) WFM
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Use Case
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Line Management
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) SAP