The table below looks at the statistics for Change Control skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Change Control over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Change Control
Rank 26 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Change Control 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.10% 0.66% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.63% 0.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £230 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-31.25% +14.28%
Change Control
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
193 131 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 85.40% 86.18% 61.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 87 53
Median daily rate £350 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £420 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 4
Median hourly rate £30.00 £12.35 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.91% -39.01%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Change Control
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire region citing Change Control as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Change Control Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Change Control
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Change Control Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Change Control
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Change Control Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Change Control
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Change Control within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stafford - 5 - -
Change Control
West Midlands

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Change Control also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for Change Control.

1 7 (58.33%) Python
1 7 (58.33%) JIRA
1 7 (58.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 7 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (58.33%) Jenkins
1 7 (58.33%) Case Management
2 6 (50.00%) V-Model
2 6 (50.00%) Release Management
2 6 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 6 (50.00%) Requirements Management
2 6 (50.00%) Perl
2 6 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
3 5 (41.67%) IEC 61508
4 3 (25.00%) Project Planning
4 3 (25.00%) Project Management
4 3 (25.00%) MS Office
4 3 (25.00%) TestDirector
5 2 (16.67%) MATLAB
5 2 (16.67%) Simulink
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) SLA
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) Degree
5 2 (16.67%) Validation
5 2 (16.67%) Scrum
5 2 (16.67%) Automation Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Line Management
6 1 (8.33%) Coaching
6 1 (8.33%) SonarQube

Change Control
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
2 2 (16.67%) Simulink
3 1 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 7 (58.33%) Jenkins
1 7 (58.33%) JIRA
2 3 (25.00%) TestDirector
3 1 (8.33%) SonarQube
General
1 1 (8.33%) Electronics
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Test Automation Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) Test Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Project Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Project Support Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Facilities Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Facilities Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) NHS Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Test Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Transformation Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) wxPython
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (8.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (8.33%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Case Management
1 7 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 6 (50.00%) Release Management
2 6 (50.00%) Requirements Management
2 6 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 6 (50.00%) V-Model
3 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
4 3 (25.00%) Project Management
4 3 (25.00%) Project Planning
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) Automation Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Scrum
5 2 (16.67%) Validation
6 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (8.33%) Coaching
6 1 (8.33%) Facilities Management
6 1 (8.33%) Line Management
6 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Python
2 6 (50.00%) Perl
3 2 (16.67%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certified Master
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) IEC 61508
2 2 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) SAP