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 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
Rank 17 14 23
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Contract jobs citing CRM 5 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 3.38% 5.08% 2.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.05% 6.98% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Average daily rate
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£365 £375 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.84 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-12.41% -11.32%
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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
99 129 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 66.89% 72.88% 54.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 48 59
Average daily rate £400 £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £545 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
Average hourly rate £43.50 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.28% +7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014, 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 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (31.82%) Retail
3 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
3 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
4 6 (27.27%) E-Commerce
4 6 (27.27%) HTML
4 6 (27.27%) .NET
4 6 (27.27%) CSS
4 6 (27.27%) B2C
4 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (27.27%) Scrum
4 6 (27.27%) Business Analysis
4 6 (27.27%) Degree
4 6 (27.27%) JIRA
4 6 (27.27%) Business Process Mapping
4 6 (27.27%) User Experience
4 6 (27.27%) Use Case
4 6 (27.27%) Customer Engagement
4 6 (27.27%) hybris
4 6 (27.27%) iPad
5 5 (22.73%) Visual Studio Team System
5 5 (22.73%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (22.73%) WCF
5 5 (22.73%) .NET Framework
5 5 (22.73%) IIS
5 5 (22.73%) Visual Studio
5 5 (22.73%) SAP
5 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET
5 5 (22.73%) SharePoint

CRM
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 5 (22.73%) IIS
1 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
1 5 (22.73%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (18.18%) SAP CRM
3 2 (9.09%) SAP IS-U
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.55%) OLTP
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) JIRA
2 5 (22.73%) Visual Studio Team System
2 5 (22.73%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (31.82%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Billing
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Developer
2 8 (36.36%) CRM Developer
3 7 (31.82%) Analyst
4 6 (27.27%) Business Analyst
4 6 (27.27%) Agile Business Analyst
4 6 (27.27%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (9.09%) SAP Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Billing Project Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
7 1 (4.55%) CRM Project Manager
7 1 (4.55%) CRM Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) Designer
7 1 (4.55%) CRM Architect
7 1 (4.55%) SAP CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) CSS
1 6 (27.27%) HTML
1 6 (27.27%) .NET
2 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET
2 5 (22.73%) .NET Framework
2 5 (22.73%) WCF
3 2 (9.09%) XML
4 1 (4.55%) XSD
4 1 (4.55%) JMS
4 1 (4.55%) Middleware
4 1 (4.55%) Spring
4 1 (4.55%) SAP BSP
4 1 (4.55%) Ajax
4 1 (4.55%) JDBC
4 1 (4.55%) JSP
4 1 (4.55%) Web Services
4 1 (4.55%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) iPad
1 6 (27.27%) User Experience
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.55%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (27.27%) Scrum
2 6 (27.27%) E-Commerce
2 6 (27.27%) B2C
2 6 (27.27%) Business Analysis
2 6 (27.27%) Use Case
2 6 (27.27%) Customer Engagement
2 6 (27.27%) Business Process Mapping
3 2 (9.09%) System Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Data Migration
4 1 (4.55%) BDD
4 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Integration Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Regression Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Workflow
4 1 (4.55%) Validation
4 1 (4.55%) Migration
4 1 (4.55%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
2 2 (9.09%) Java
2 2 (9.09%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) ABAP
3 1 (4.55%) C#
3 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) ISEB
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) hybris
3 5 (22.73%) SAP
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) HP
4 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com