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 22 December 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 the FatWire Corporation.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
FatWire
Rank - - 104
Contract jobs citing FatWire 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.050%
As % of the Vendors category - - 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £300 £331
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -9.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
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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
1114 1028 993
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.65% 47.95% 49.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 592 503 430
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £472 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 78 95
Average hourly rate £15.85 £17.48 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.29% -22.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.28 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.69 £30.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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

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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