The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 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 the FatWire Corporation.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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Contract jobs citing FatWire 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £450 £338
% change year-on-year
-19.44% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £38.86
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.49%
Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1204 917 1064
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.14% 46.06% 47.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 563 402 460
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 £484 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 71 81
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £16.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +19.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £11.23 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.32 £28.15 £37.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.56
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.87%
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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