The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 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 Vendors 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.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capita
Rank 103 101 102
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing Capita 12 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.49% 0.15% 0.045%
As % of the Vendors category 1.00% 0.33% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £250 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £331 £313
% change year-on-year
-16.98% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 - £13.42
Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1200 915 1070
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.22% 46.47% 48.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 400 462
Average daily rate £325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £175 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 70 79
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.22 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.32 £28.20 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (50.00%) .NET
1 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (28.57%) Automotive
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) Web Services
2 4 (28.57%) Client/Server
2 4 (28.57%) Mobile App
3 3 (21.43%) HTML5
3 3 (21.43%) CSS3
3 3 (21.43%) ERP
3 3 (21.43%) CSS
3 3 (21.43%) HTML
3 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 3 (21.43%) VB.NET
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
3 3 (21.43%) jQuery
4 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 2 (14.29%) Degree
4 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 2 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 2 (14.29%) Internet
4 2 (14.29%) iOS Development
4 2 (14.29%) Business Transformation
5 1 (7.14%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (7.14%) Mobile Transformation

Capita
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (7.14%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 4 (28.57%) Automotive
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Local Government
2 1 (7.14%) French Language
2 1 (7.14%) German Language
2 1 (7.14%) Spanish Language
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Senior Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Web Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Web Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (14.29%) iOS Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior iOS Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Applications Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Manager
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Transformation Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Incident Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) .NET
1 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (28.57%) Web Services
3 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
3 3 (21.43%) jQuery
3 3 (21.43%) HTML5
3 3 (21.43%) CSS3
3 3 (21.43%) CSS
3 3 (21.43%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Client/Server
1 4 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) ERP
1 3 (21.43%) Project Management
2 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
2 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 2 (14.29%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Business Transformation
2 2 (14.29%) iOS Development
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile Transformation
3 1 (7.14%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (7.14%) Information Management
3 1 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) BPMN
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL V2
3 1 (7.14%) High Availability
3 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.14%) BPR
3 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
1 3 (21.43%) VB.NET
2 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Sun
2 1 (7.14%) BMC
2 1 (7.14%) Siemens
2 1 (7.14%) Peoplefluent
2 1 (7.14%) Verint
2 1 (7.14%) Business Objects
2 1 (7.14%) SAP