The first table below looks at the demand for Alfresco skills 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 Alfresco over the 3 months to 24 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 of the Application Platforms 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Alfresco
Rank 106 104 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Alfresco 12 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.50% 0.051% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.80% 0.31% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 0
Average daily rate
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£430 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £563 £425
% change year-on-year
-23.55% +32.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
429 319 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.85% 16.22% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 166 184
Average daily rate £325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 23 21
Average hourly rate £16.50 £23.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.26% +31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.80 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
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Alfresco
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Alfresco Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Alfresco
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Alfresco Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Alfresco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Alfresco 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 Alfresco.

1 20 (95.24%) Drupal
2 12 (57.14%) Waterfall
2 12 (57.14%) CRM
3 9 (42.86%) ERP
4 8 (38.10%) Finance
4 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
5 7 (33.33%) Project Management
5 7 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 7 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (28.57%) Business Analysis
6 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
6 6 (28.57%) SharePoint
6 6 (28.57%) PHP
6 6 (28.57%) SQL
6 6 (28.57%) VB.NET
7 5 (23.81%) .NET
8 3 (14.29%) Open Source
8 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
8 3 (14.29%) Business Process Mapping
8 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (9.52%) SOA
10 1 (4.76%) ISEB
10 1 (4.76%) Six Sigma
10 1 (4.76%) J2EE
10 1 (4.76%) CMS
10 1 (4.76%) Hibernate
10 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
10 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
10 1 (4.76%) Management Information System

Alfresco
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Alfresco 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 Alfresco. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (95.24%) Drupal
2 6 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.76%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Maven
1 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Project Manager
2 9 (42.86%) Business Analyst
2 9 (42.86%) Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Agile Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Business Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) J2EE
2 1 (4.76%) Hibernate
2 1 (4.76%) Spring
2 1 (4.76%) Gherkin
2 1 (4.76%) Drools
2 1 (4.76%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Open Source
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Waterfall
1 12 (57.14%) CRM
2 9 (42.86%) ERP
3 7 (33.33%) Project Management
3 7 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 6 (28.57%) Business Analysis
5 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 3 (14.29%) Business Process Mapping
5 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (9.52%) SOA
7 1 (4.76%) Six Sigma
7 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
7 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.76%) MVC
7 1 (4.76%) TOGAF
7 1 (4.76%) Data Mapping
7 1 (4.76%) Data Architecture
7 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) PHP
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
1 6 (28.57%) VB.NET
2 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) ISEB
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) Six Sigma Green Belt
1 1 (4.76%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft