The table below looks at the statistics for Benchmarking skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Benchmarking
Rank 82 93 85
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.071% 0.20% 0.078%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.100% 0.29% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £275 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £344 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.36% +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.51 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £23.26 -
% change year-on-year
+80.60% -
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England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1002 1040 826
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 71.11% 69.85% 64.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 582 582 404
Average daily rate £365 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.95% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £120 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 49 79
Average hourly rate £16.75 £17.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% -51.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £8.63 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.35 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Benchmarking Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Benchmarking
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Benchmarking Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Benchmarking
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Benchmarking Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Benchmarking
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Benchmarking within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire +20 1 - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Benchmarking
England

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) CA
2 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Introscope
2 1 (33.33%) JMeter
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Aerospace
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) Information Management
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Matrix Management
2 1 (33.33%) RIA
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) CA Wily
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (33.33%) Database Security

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
1 1 (33.33%) Introscope
1 1 (33.33%) JMeter
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
1 1 (33.33%) DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (33.33%) REST
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) RIA
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
1 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 1 (33.33%) Information Management
1 1 (33.33%) Matrix Management
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Database Security
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Line Management
1 1 (33.33%) UML
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) CA
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Cognos