The table below looks at the statistics for Line 500 skills 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 Line 500 over the 3 months to 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sage Line 500
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Line 500 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - -
As % of the Business Applications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £15.00
Line 500
England

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

Business Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
190 241 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.55% 10.91% 12.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 126 132
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £418
% change year-on-year
- +1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 7
Average hourly rate £35.50 £18.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.22% -52.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £17.75 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+116.90% -53.04%

Line 500
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Line 500 across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

Line 500 Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Line 500
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Line 500 across the West Midlands region.

Line 500 Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands