The table below looks at the statistics for Logistics 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 Logistics over the 3 months to 16 September 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.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Logistics
Rank 73 63 91
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +28
Contract jobs citing Logistics 50 41 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.95% 1.94% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.79% 2.83% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 8 12
Average daily rate
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£378 £365 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.42% +33.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £257 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £505 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.01% +3.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £37.80 £27.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £11.00 £15.19
% change year-on-year
+243.63% -27.58%
Logistics
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1795 1448 1610
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 69.84% 68.37% 69.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 936 769 822
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 59 85
Average hourly rate £29.75 £35.15 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.36% +17.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £10.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Logistics
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Logistics Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Logistics
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Logistics Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Logistics
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Logistics across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Logistics Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Logistics
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Logistics across the West Midlands region.

Logistics Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Logistics
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 Logistics within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 September 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
Coventry -9 14 £425 - 3
Warwickshire -3 11 £398 - 2
Birmingham -12 5 £300 -17.80% 5
Staffordshire +4 2 £380 +26.66% 2
Worcestershire - - - - 1
Solihull - - - - 2
Wolverhampton - - - -
Herefordshire - - - -
Logistics
England

Logistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Logistics 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 Logistics.

1 26 (26.80%) Microsoft
2 24 (24.74%) Manufacturing
3 23 (23.71%) SAP
4 20 (20.62%) CSS
4 20 (20.62%) JavaScript
5 19 (19.59%) SQL
6 18 (18.56%) jQuery
7 17 (17.53%) LINQ
7 17 (17.53%) .NET Framework
7 17 (17.53%) Web Development
7 17 (17.53%) WCF
7 17 (17.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 17 (17.53%) C#
7 17 (17.53%) .NET
7 17 (17.53%) ASP.NET
7 17 (17.53%) Visual Studio
7 17 (17.53%) Project Management
7 17 (17.53%) MVC
8 15 (15.46%) Finance
9 14 (14.43%) Automotive
10 12 (12.37%) Change Management
11 10 (10.31%) PRINCE2
12 9 (9.28%) Validation
13 8 (8.25%) Retail
13 8 (8.25%) MS Excel
14 7 (7.22%) ITIL
14 7 (7.22%) Business Analysis
14 7 (7.22%) Agile Software Development
15 6 (6.19%) Risk Management
15 6 (6.19%) Stakeholder Management

Logistics
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Logistics 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 Logistics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (1.03%) Node.js
Applications
1 8 (8.25%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.19%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (4.12%) MS Project
4 3 (3.09%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.15%) SAP SD
2 4 (4.12%) SAP FI
2 4 (4.12%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (4.12%) SAP CO
2 4 (4.12%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (3.09%) SAP MM
3 3 (3.09%) SAP EWM
4 2 (2.06%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (1.03%) SAP WM
5 1 (1.03%) SAP CRM
5 1 (1.03%) SAP ERP
5 1 (1.03%) SAP Retail
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.15%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 2 (2.06%) LTE
2 2 (2.06%) GSM
2 2 (2.06%) UMTS
2 2 (2.06%) WAN
2 2 (2.06%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.12%) SAP BW
2 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.03%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.03%) MySQL
3 1 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.03%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 17 (17.53%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.06%) LSMW
3 1 (1.03%) PROIV
General
1 24 (24.74%) Manufacturing
2 15 (15.46%) Finance
3 14 (14.43%) Automotive
4 8 (8.25%) Retail
5 4 (4.12%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.06%) Advertising
6 2 (2.06%) Marketing
7 1 (1.03%) Billing
7 1 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 22 (22.68%) Developer
2 17 (17.53%) Web Developer
2 17 (17.53%) .NET Developer
2 17 (17.53%) ASP.NET Developer
2 17 (17.53%) .NET Web Developer
3 14 (14.43%) Analyst
4 10 (10.31%) Business Analyst
5 9 (9.28%) Programme Manager
5 9 (9.28%) Consultant
6 8 (8.25%) Project Manager
7 6 (6.19%) SAP Consultant
8 5 (5.15%) Architect
8 5 (5.15%) SAP Architect
9 3 (3.09%) SAP Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.09%) Applications Engineer
9 3 (3.09%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.09%) IT Programme Manager
9 3 (3.09%) Support Analyst
10 2 (2.06%) Applications Support
10 2 (2.06%) SAP MM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (20.62%) CSS
2 18 (18.56%) jQuery
3 17 (17.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 17 (17.53%) .NET Framework
3 17 (17.53%) WCF
3 17 (17.53%) LINQ
3 17 (17.53%) .NET
3 17 (17.53%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.09%) HTML
4 3 (3.09%) CSS3
4 3 (3.09%) HTML5
5 2 (2.06%) BAPI
6 1 (1.03%) Ext JS
6 1 (1.03%) J2EE
6 1 (1.03%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.09%) PMI
2 2 (2.06%) Client/Server
2 2 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.03%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.09%) UNIX
1 3 (3.09%) Linux
1 3 (3.09%) VMS
2 2 (2.06%) Windows 7
2 2 (2.06%) Windows XP
2 2 (2.06%) Windows
2 2 (2.06%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (17.53%) Project Management
1 17 (17.53%) MVC
1 17 (17.53%) Web Development
2 12 (12.37%) Change Management
3 10 (10.31%) PRINCE2
4 9 (9.28%) Validation
5 7 (7.22%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (7.22%) Business Analysis
5 7 (7.22%) ITIL
6 6 (6.19%) Risk Management
6 6 (6.19%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (6.19%) Business Transformation
6 6 (6.19%) People Management
7 5 (5.15%) SAP Implementation
7 5 (5.15%) Integration Testing
7 5 (5.15%) Business Continuity
7 5 (5.15%) Migration
7 5 (5.15%) PLM
7 5 (5.15%) Programme Management
7 5 (5.15%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (20.62%) JavaScript
2 19 (19.59%) SQL
3 17 (17.53%) C#
4 3 (3.09%) ABAP
5 1 (1.03%) X++
5 1 (1.03%) Java
5 1 (1.03%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (5.15%) Degree
2 4 (4.12%) SC Cleared
2 4 (4.12%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.09%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.06%) HNC
5 1 (1.03%) ISEB
5 1 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.03%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.06%) SLA
2 1 (1.03%) P3O
System Software
1 2 (2.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (26.80%) Microsoft
2 23 (23.71%) SAP
3 3 (3.09%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (3.09%) Lotus
4 2 (2.06%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.06%) Avaya
4 2 (2.06%) Oracle
5 1 (1.03%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.03%) HP
5 1 (1.03%) Pegasus
5 1 (1.03%) RedPrairie
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