The table below looks at the statistics for CRM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CRM over the 3 months to 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
Rank 12 12 14
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing CRM 13 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 8.84% 7.39% 5.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.21% 10.20% 7.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 3
Average daily rate
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£470 £463 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.62% -15.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £363 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £513 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
CRM
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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 Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
116 147 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 78.91% 72.41% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 46 67
Average daily rate £470 £388 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.29% -13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £340 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -46.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

CRM
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

CRM Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

CRM
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

CRM Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

CRM
Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CRM across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

CRM Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

CRM
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

CRM Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

CRM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands region citing CRM 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 CRM.

1 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) .NET
2 6 (33.33%) C#
3 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
3 5 (27.78%) PL/SQL
3 5 (27.78%) Oracle
3 5 (27.78%) UNIX
3 5 (27.78%) SAP
3 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database
4 4 (22.22%) Degree
4 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 4 (22.22%) XML
4 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (22.22%) Shell Script
5 3 (16.67%) Web Services
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (16.67%) HTML
5 3 (16.67%) SAP CRM
5 3 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 2 (11.11%) SAP IS-U
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.11%) System Testing
6 2 (11.11%) WCF
6 2 (11.11%) WPF
6 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) User Experience
6 2 (11.11%) Open Source

CRM
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands region citing CRM 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 CRM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) CMS
2 1 (5.56%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.56%) Apache
2 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) SAP CRM
1 3 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (11.11%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) SaaS
1 2 (11.11%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (11.11%) Big Data
4 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.56%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
1 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Architect
4 3 (16.67%) CRM Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Designer
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) C# Architect
5 2 (11.11%) CRM Technical Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Integration Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) SAP ISU Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) SAP CRM Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) .NET
2 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 4 (22.22%) XML
3 3 (16.67%) HTML
3 3 (16.67%) Web Services
4 2 (11.11%) WCF
4 2 (11.11%) WPF
4 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (5.56%) XSD
5 1 (5.56%) JMS
5 1 (5.56%) Spring
5 1 (5.56%) Ajax
5 1 (5.56%) JSON
5 1 (5.56%) CSS
5 1 (5.56%) JDBC
5 1 (5.56%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Open Source
1 2 (11.11%) User Experience
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.56%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (5.56%) Web 2.0
2 1 (5.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (11.11%) System Testing
2 2 (11.11%) Cyber Security
2 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
2 2 (11.11%) B2C
2 2 (11.11%) MVC
2 2 (11.11%) Information Security
2 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.11%) TDD
2 2 (11.11%) Data Management
3 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Predictive Analytics
3 1 (5.56%) Use Case
3 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Workflow
3 1 (5.56%) Validation
3 1 (5.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) C#
3 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
3 5 (27.78%) PL/SQL
4 4 (22.22%) Shell Script
5 2 (11.11%) Java
6 1 (5.56%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) ISEB
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle
1 5 (27.78%) SAP
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (5.56%) HP