The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had Author featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Author
England / West Midlands
Rank 118 119 111
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Contract jobs requiring an Author 3 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.46% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.48% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Median daily rate £343 £260 £211
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.73% +23.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £343 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.16% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -35.71%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2233 2497 2085
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.90% 94.69% 93.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1390 1403 1162
Median daily rate £400 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 80 173
Median hourly rate £16.75 £14.00 £15.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.64% -12.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.33 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £25.00 £30.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

Author
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Midlands region that featured Author in the job title.

Author Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Author
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Author Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Author
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Author Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Author
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Author within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 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
Warwickshire -13 3 £343 +31.73% 1
Author
England

Author Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, Author contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region featuring Author in the job title.

1 3 (50.00%) C
1 3 (50.00%) C++
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) XML
1 3 (50.00%) XSLT
1 3 (50.00%) Python
1 3 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (50.00%) Doxygen
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Information Governance
2 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (33.33%) SABSA
2 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 2 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Identity Management
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security Management
2 2 (33.33%) Security Management
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) Security Hardening
2 2 (33.33%) IT Audit
2 2 (33.33%) Data Loss Prevention
3 1 (16.67%) ISMS

Author Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (50.00%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Eclipse
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) XML
1 3 (50.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (33.33%) Data Loss Prevention
2 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 2 (33.33%) Identity Management
2 2 (33.33%) Information Governance
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security Management
2 2 (33.33%) IT Audit
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 2 (33.33%) SABSA
2 2 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Security Hardening
2 2 (33.33%) Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Governance
3 1 (16.67%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C
1 3 (50.00%) C++
1 3 (50.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
Warwickshire
Edissero Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
AAP3
Rate: £30.00 - £38.75 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago