The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Advertising in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Advertising over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the West Midlands region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Advertising
Rank 98 93 95
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing Advertising 23 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.97% 0.61% 0.48%
As % of the General category 3.23% 1.95% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 10
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +8.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £463 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £16.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -38.88%
General Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
712 616 749
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 30.04% 31.33% 32.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 275 334
Average daily rate £350 £390 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £269 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £550 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 54 35
Average hourly rate £33.94 £26.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.05% -17.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.45 £11.75 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £49.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
Advertising
England

Advertising
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Advertising across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Advertising Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Advertising
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Advertising Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Advertising
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Advertising across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Advertising Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Advertising
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Advertising Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Advertising
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Advertising within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Birmingham +5 11 £438 +16.66% 29
Coventry - 1 £425 - 10
Wolverhampton - 1 £330 - 4
Warwickshire - 1 £325 - 1
Worcestershire - 1 £375 -
Staffordshire - - - - 4
Solihull - - - -
Advertising
England

Advertising
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Advertising 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 Advertising.

1 31 (91.18%) Microsoft
2 15 (44.12%) CRM
2 15 (44.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (44.12%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (32.35%) SharePoint
4 10 (29.41%) .NET
5 8 (23.53%) C#
5 8 (23.53%) Manufacturing
6 7 (20.59%) Finance
6 7 (20.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (11.76%) SQL
8 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
8 4 (11.76%) ERP
9 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
9 3 (8.82%) Project Management
9 3 (8.82%) Logistics
9 3 (8.82%) Marketing
9 3 (8.82%) X++
10 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (5.88%) Facebook
10 2 (5.88%) Data Migration
10 2 (5.88%) Business Analysis
10 2 (5.88%) Migration
10 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
10 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
10 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (2.94%) SQLPlus
11 1 (2.94%) Citrix

Advertising
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Advertising 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 Advertising. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (32.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) CMS
2 1 (2.94%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (2.94%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (44.12%) Dynamics CRM
1 15 (44.12%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.94%) SAP CRM
2 1 (2.94%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.94%) ZAP BI
5 1 (2.94%) MS Access
5 1 (2.94%) SQLPlus
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (23.53%) Manufacturing
2 7 (20.59%) Finance
3 3 (8.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Developer
2 7 (20.59%) CRM Developer
3 6 (17.65%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 6 (17.65%) Project Manager
4 5 (14.71%) Dynamics AX Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Consultant
6 3 (8.82%) CRM Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Developer
7 2 (5.88%) CRM Project Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Functional Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) Programme Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Dynamics AX Consultant
8 1 (2.94%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
8 1 (2.94%) SAP CRM Developer
8 1 (2.94%) PPC Manager
8 1 (2.94%) PPC Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Digital Marketing Executive
8 1 (2.94%) Transformation Project Manager
8 1 (2.94%) PPC Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (29.41%) .NET
2 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.94%) Web Dynpro
3 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.94%) WCF
3 1 (2.94%) RESTful
3 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) Blog
1 1 (2.94%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) CRM
2 4 (11.76%) ERP
3 3 (8.82%) Project Management
3 3 (8.82%) Logistics
4 2 (5.88%) Business Analysis
4 2 (5.88%) Migration
4 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.88%) Data Migration
4 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.94%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (2.94%) Online Marketing
5 1 (2.94%) Waterfall
5 1 (2.94%) BDD
5 1 (2.94%) Web Application Development
5 1 (2.94%) Master Data Management
5 1 (2.94%) Programme Management
5 1 (2.94%) TDD
5 1 (2.94%) Data Management
5 1 (2.94%) Pay per click
5 1 (2.94%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) C#
2 4 (11.76%) SQL
3 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.82%) X++
4 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.94%) ABAP
4 1 (2.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.94%) MCTS
2 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) MCP
2 1 (2.94%) MCAD
2 1 (2.94%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
Vendors
1 31 (91.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) Facebook
3 1 (2.94%) Twitter
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle
3 1 (2.94%) SAP
3 1 (2.94%) Citrix
3 1 (2.94%) Northgate
3 1 (2.94%) Google
3 1 (2.94%) Sitecore
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