The table below looks at the statistics for Benchmarking skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Benchmarking
Rank 40 41 31
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.89% 0.75% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 0.97% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£400 - £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £253 £450
% change year-on-year
+62.37% -43.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £37.80 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.80 £29.35 -
% change year-on-year
-42.75% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Coventry region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
262 308 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 77.51% 77.19% 78.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 140 71
Average daily rate £380 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 43 20
Average hourly rate £23.00 £37.80 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.15% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

Benchmarking Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Benchmarking
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Benchmarking Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Benchmarking
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Benchmarking Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry region citing Benchmarking 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 Benchmarking.

1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) MS Access
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) Six Sigma
2 2 (66.67%) BCP
2 2 (66.67%) BPR
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Use Case
2 2 (66.67%) Fault Management
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Data Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) User Stories
2 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry region citing Benchmarking 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 Benchmarking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (33.33%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) MS Access
1 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Planner
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Six Sigma
1 2 (66.67%) BCP
1 2 (66.67%) BPR
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) GAP Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Business Development
1 2 (66.67%) Risk Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Use Case
1 2 (66.67%) Fault Management
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) Data Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
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