The table below looks at the statistics for CIPD 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 CIPD over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)
Rank 147 115 118
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +3
Contract jobs citing CIPD 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.062% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.28% 0.65% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Median daily rate £200 £160 £173
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.24%
UK excluding London median daily rate £265 £330 £236
% change year-on-year
-19.69% +39.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £21.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +15.78%
CIPD
England

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

Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
720 463 480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.22% 18.43% 18.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 228 235
Median daily rate £386 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.76% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 48 35
Median hourly rate £24.75 £28.69 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.73% +38.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.50 £38.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

CIPD
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing CIPD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

CIPD Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

CIPD
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

CIPD Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

CIPD
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

CIPD Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

CIPD
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 CIPD within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Birmingham -7 1 £200 +25.00%
Worcestershire - 1 - -
CIPD
England

CIPD
Top 11 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CIPD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for CIPD.

1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Intranet
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Law
1 1 (50.00%) MCIPD
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills

CIPD
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 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Intranet
General
1 1 (50.00%) Law
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Coordinator
1 1 (50.00%) HR Coordinator
1 1 (50.00%) HR Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Project Coordinator
1 1 (50.00%) Project Support Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCIPD
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft