The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of FatWire 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 FatWire over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 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 the FatWire Corporation.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
FatWire
Rank 113 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing FatWire 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.042% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.096% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£650 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £650 £381 £450
% change year-on-year
+70.49% -15.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-17.94% +4.00%
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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
1040 1198 898
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 43.21% 48.66% 45.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 552 561 399
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £185 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £496 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 86 70
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.46 £10.45 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £33.00 £27.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

FatWire
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

FatWire Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

FatWire
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

FatWire Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

FatWire
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 FatWire within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. 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
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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
Coventry - 1 £650 -
FatWire
England

FatWire
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing FatWire 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 FatWire.

1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe
2 1 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) SCADA
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (50.00%) SAP PI
2 1 (50.00%) Pega
2 1 (50.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (50.00%) WebCenter
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (50.00%) Social Media
2 1 (50.00%) hybris
2 1 (50.00%) Solvency II
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Media

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Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing FatWire 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 FatWire. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Architect
1 1 (50.00%) WebCenter Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) SAP PI
1 1 (50.00%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (50.00%) SCADA
1 1 (50.00%) Social Media
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Media
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe
2 1 (50.00%) Pega
2 1 (50.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (50.00%) hybris
2 1 (50.00%) Guidewire
2 1 (50.00%) MuleSoft