The table below looks at the statistics for WFM 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 WFM over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Workforce Management (WFM)
Rank 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WFM 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.35% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £8.19 £11.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-25.59% -8.33%
WFM
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% -

WFM
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

WFM Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

WFM
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

WFM Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

WFM
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands region citing WFM 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 WFM.

1 3 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (33.33%) ABAP
3 1 (33.33%) SAP xRPM
3 1 (33.33%) SAP HANA
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (33.33%) SAP BW
3 1 (33.33%) NetWeaver

WFM
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands region citing WFM 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 WFM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (33.33%) SAP xRPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (33.33%) SAP BW
1 1 (33.33%) SAP HANA
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Lead Test Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) SAP Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) SAP Test Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Report Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SAP BW Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) ABAP
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) SAP