The first table below looks at the demand for CA Gen 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 CA Gen 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 of the Development Applications 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
CA Gen (formerly COOL:Gen, Advantage:Gen and AllFusion Gen)
Rank 117 - 92
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CA Gen 1 0 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.042% - 0.58%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.54% - 7.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate - - £369
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £369
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
184 170 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.74% 9.28% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 85 91
Average daily rate £300 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £491 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +26.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
CA Gen
England

CA Gen
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

CA Gen Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

CA Gen
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

CA Gen Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

CA Gen
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing CA Gen 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 CA Gen.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) BEA
1 2 (100.00%) Informatica
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) webMethods
1 2 (100.00%) Pega
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Windows

CA Gen
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 CA Gen 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 CA Gen. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) BEA
1 2 (100.00%) Informatica
1 2 (100.00%) webMethods
1 2 (100.00%) Pega