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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Advertising
Rank 107 98 97
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Contract jobs citing Advertising 11 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.46% 0.27% 0.35%
As % of the General category 1.42% 0.92% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 6
Average daily rate £375 £381 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% -4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £300 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £471 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £331 £375
% change year-on-year
+16.60% -11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £15.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -45.45%
General Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
772 541 785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.46% 29.53% 34.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 236 342
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £184 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 71 51
Average hourly rate £25.50 £37.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.08% +54.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £15.31 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.80 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -6 5 £365 -5.80% 18
Staffordshire - 2 £425 - 7
Warwickshire - 1 £400 - 3
Worcestershire - 1 - - 1
Solihull - - - - 2
Herefordshire - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Advertising
England

Advertising
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) CRM
2 6 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (26.67%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
4 3 (20.00%) .NET
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (13.33%) Finance
5 2 (13.33%) Project Management
5 2 (13.33%) C#
5 2 (13.33%) SQL
5 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
5 2 (13.33%) Windows
5 2 (13.33%) OO
5 2 (13.33%) Marketing
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (6.67%) Magento
6 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
6 1 (6.67%) Online Marketing
6 1 (6.67%) Social Media
6 1 (6.67%) Yii
6 1 (6.67%) Facebook
6 1 (6.67%) Twitter
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (6.67%) Network Security
6 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (6.67%) Data Migration

Advertising
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (26.67%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (6.67%) Magento
3 1 (6.67%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (6.67%) Network Security
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) VoIP
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) MS Access
3 1 (6.67%) MySQL
3 1 (6.67%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Developer
1 4 (26.67%) Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 1 (6.67%) CRM Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) PPC Manager
3 1 (6.67%) PPC Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing Executive
3 1 (6.67%) Transformation Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) PPC Executive
3 1 (6.67%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 1 (6.67%) CRM Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing Executive
3 1 (6.67%) PPC Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) Yii
2 1 (6.67%) CakePHP
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Social Media
1 1 (6.67%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) CRM
2 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) OO
4 1 (6.67%) Online Marketing
4 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (6.67%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.67%) ERP
4 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (6.67%) OOD
4 1 (6.67%) CAD
4 1 (6.67%) SEO
4 1 (6.67%) Scrum
4 1 (6.67%) Network Design
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Pay per click
4 1 (6.67%) Logistics
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) C#
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) X++
2 1 (6.67%) C
2 1 (6.67%) VC++
2 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (6.67%) C++
2 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (6.67%) CCIE
1 1 (6.67%) CCNP
1 1 (6.67%) CCNA
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Facebook
2 1 (6.67%) Twitter
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco
2 1 (6.67%) Citrix
2 1 (6.67%) Juniper
2 1 (6.67%) Nokia
2 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (6.67%) Northgate
2 1 (6.67%) Google
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