The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 20 October 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Sage Group PLC.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sage
Rank 26 - 41
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sage 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.77% - 0.48%
As % of the Vendors category 1.72% - 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£290 - £215
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £357 £233
% change year-on-year
-5.32% +53.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £31.25 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-61.60% +62.33%
Sage
West Midlands

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

Vendors Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
58 54 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 44.62% 51.43% 34.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 34 41
Average daily rate £325 £275 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -2.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £370 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 10
Average hourly rate £20.50 £19.25 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.49% +75.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.08
% change year-on-year
- -0.41%

Sage
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sage across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sage Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Sage
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Sage Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Sage
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sage within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Burton-upon-Trent - - - -
Sage
West Midlands

Sage
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire region citing Sage 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 Sage.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) JSP
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) VB6
1 1 (100.00%) JSF
1 1 (100.00%) Web Application Development

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire region citing Sage 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 Sage. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Web Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Web Applications Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Web Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) JSP
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) JSF
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) VB6