The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of ION Trading 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 ION Trading over the 3 months to 22 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 ION Trading.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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Rank - 104 106
Contract jobs citing ION Trading 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.21% 0.044%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.44% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Average daily rate
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- £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £230 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-45.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £16.00 -
Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1167 907 1111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.83% 46.95% 48.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 384 479
Average daily rate £325 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £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 71 90
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.32 £31.00 £37.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

ION Trading 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 ION Trading across the West Midlands region.

ION Trading Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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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 ION Trading within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. 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
Birmingham - - - -
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Top 5 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing ION Trading 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 ION Trading.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
1 2 (100.00%) LINQ

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Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing ION Trading 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 ION Trading. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Programmer
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# Software Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Software Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Programmer
1 2 (100.00%) Software Programmer
1 2 (100.00%) C# Software Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# Programmer
1 2 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) WPF Developer
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
1 2 (100.00%) LINQ
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#