The table below looks at the statistics for Customer Engagement 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 Customer Engagement over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Customer Engagement
Rank - - 26
Contract jobs citing Customer Engagement 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - - 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £338
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +25.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.75 £21.58 -
% change year-on-year
+88.83% -
Customer Engagement
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
106 92 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 71.62% 69.17% 73.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 30 51
Average daily rate £500 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £220 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £475 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £34.00 - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Customer Engagement
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Customer Engagement Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Customer Engagement
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Customer Engagement Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Customer Engagement
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands region citing Customer Engagement 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 Customer Engagement.

1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) B2B
1 1 (100.00%) B2C
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) hybris
1 1 (100.00%) iPad
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) Business Process Mapping
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
1 1 (100.00%) Rally

Customer Engagement
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands region citing Customer Engagement 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 Customer Engagement. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) iPad
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) B2B
1 1 (100.00%) B2C
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Business Process Mapping
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) hybris
1 1 (100.00%) Rally