The table below looks at the statistics for Logistics skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Logistics over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Logistics
Rank 63 61 70
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Contract jobs citing Logistics 3 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.33% 1.42% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 1.94% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
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£448 £575 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.17% +76.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £395 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £30.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-40.83% -20.63%
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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 Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
601 720 598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 67.00% 73.02% 69.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 347 260
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 16
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.76% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £15.65 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £22.35 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Logistics
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Logistics Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Logistics
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Logistics Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Logistics
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Logistics across the Reading region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Logistics Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Logistics
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Logistics Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Logistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Logistics 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 Logistics.

1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
1 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) SAP
2 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 2 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) QA
3 1 (16.67%) CMDB
3 1 (16.67%) PLM
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Legal
3 1 (16.67%) EJB
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Middleware
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle

Logistics
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Logistics 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 Logistics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) PMO Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Supply Chain Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (16.67%) Project Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Coordinator
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) EJB
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) XML
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) Visualisation
2 1 (16.67%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
1 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) PLM
3 1 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) C++
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle