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 30 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
Rank 15 10 17
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Contract jobs citing CRM 11 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 7.24% 8.70% 4.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.48% 12.68% 6.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 3
Average daily rate
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£448 £475 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.78% -13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £355 £510
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £490 £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 £40.00 £12.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+213.72% -43.33%
CRM
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 Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
116 142 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 76.32% 68.60% 69.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 42 72
Average daily rate £425 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £340 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (37.50%) .NET
2 6 (37.50%) C#
3 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 5 (31.25%) PL/SQL
3 5 (31.25%) Oracle
3 5 (31.25%) UNIX
3 5 (31.25%) SAP
3 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database
4 4 (25.00%) Degree
4 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (25.00%) XML
4 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (18.75%) Web Services
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 3 (18.75%) HTML
5 3 (18.75%) SAP CRM
5 3 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
6 2 (12.50%) SAP IS-U
6 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (12.50%) System Testing
6 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development

CRM
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) SAP CRM
1 3 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (12.50%) SAP IS-U
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (6.25%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) CRM Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Designer
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) C# Architect
4 2 (12.50%) CRM Technical Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Integration Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) SAP ISU Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) SAP CRM Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) .NET
2 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (25.00%) XML
3 3 (18.75%) HTML
3 3 (18.75%) Web Services
4 2 (12.50%) WCF
4 2 (12.50%) WPF
4 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (6.25%) XSD
5 1 (6.25%) JMS
5 1 (6.25%) Spring
5 1 (6.25%) Ajax
5 1 (6.25%) JSON
5 1 (6.25%) CSS
5 1 (6.25%) JDBC
5 1 (6.25%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
1 1 (6.25%) Web 2.0
1 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
2 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (12.50%) System Testing
2 2 (12.50%) MVC
2 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (12.50%) TDD
2 2 (12.50%) Data Management
2 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Use Case
3 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Workflow
3 1 (6.25%) Validation
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
3 1 (6.25%) UML
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (37.50%) C#
3 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 5 (31.25%) PL/SQL
4 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (12.50%) Java
6 1 (6.25%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle
1 5 (31.25%) SAP
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com