The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Capita products and/or services 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 Capita over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Capita plc.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capita
Rank 117 105 108
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Contract jobs citing Capita 5 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.19% 0.19% 0.087%
As % of the Vendors category 0.39% 0.43% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £310 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -14.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £262 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £358 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £250 £305
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -18.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £25.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £25.00 £13.42
% change year-on-year
-32.00% +86.28%
Capita
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1280 923 1080
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.88% 43.64% 46.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 606 478 526
Average daily rate £350 £340 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £472 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 54 97
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.99 £10.00 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £29.40 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

Capita
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Capita Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Capita
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Capita Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Capita
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Capita Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Capita
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 Capita within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -3 1 £250 -32.43%
Coventry -8 1 £325 -
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England

Capita
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

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

1 7 (58.33%) .NET
1 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
2 4 (33.33%) Automotive
2 4 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 4 (33.33%) Web Services
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) Client/Server
3 3 (25.00%) ERP
3 3 (25.00%) HTML
3 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (25.00%) CSS
3 3 (25.00%) HTML5
3 3 (25.00%) CSS3
3 3 (25.00%) jQuery
3 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (16.67%) Degree
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (16.67%) iOS Development
4 2 (16.67%) Internet
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (8.33%) BMC
5 1 (8.33%) Agresso
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (8.33%) CRM
5 1 (8.33%) MS Visio

Capita
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

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

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (8.33%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 4 (33.33%) Automotive
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Local Government
2 1 (8.33%) French Language
2 1 (8.33%) German Language
2 1 (8.33%) Spanish Language
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Senior Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Web Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (16.67%) iOS Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior iOS Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Applications Developer
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
5 1 (8.33%) Incident Manager
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Applications Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) .NET
1 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
2 4 (33.33%) Web Services
3 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (25.00%) jQuery
3 3 (25.00%) HTML5
3 3 (25.00%) CSS3
3 3 (25.00%) CSS
3 3 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Client/Server
1 4 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) ERP
2 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) iOS Development
3 1 (8.33%) Information Management
3 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) BPMN
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL V2
3 1 (8.33%) Business Transformation
3 1 (8.33%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) CRM
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (25.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) BMC
2 1 (8.33%) Peoplefluent
2 1 (8.33%) Verint
2 1 (8.33%) SAP