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 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Benchmarking
Rank 32 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.70% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £33.15 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.15 £31.00 -
% change year-on-year
+6.93% -
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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 Coventry region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
215 200 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 74.91% 69.44% 77.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 108 74
Average daily rate £386 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £275 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £501 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 12 33
Average hourly rate £30.00 £36.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.80% +1.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 21 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) Degree
2 5 (83.33%) Project Management
2 5 (83.33%) Validation
3 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 4 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (66.67%) Business Continuity
3 4 (66.67%) PLM
3 4 (66.67%) Logistics
3 4 (66.67%) Change Management
3 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 4 (66.67%) Manufacturing
4 2 (33.33%) Automotive
5 1 (16.67%) Electronics
5 1 (16.67%) MS Office
5 1 (16.67%) MATLAB
5 1 (16.67%) Simulink
5 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (16.67%) SysML
5 1 (16.67%) Cadence
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) Algorithms

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) Simulink
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
1 4 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (33.33%) Automotive
3 1 (16.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Validation
1 5 (83.33%) Project Management
2 4 (66.67%) Change Management
2 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Business Continuity
2 4 (66.67%) PLM
2 4 (66.67%) Logistics
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Cadence