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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Logistics over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Logistics
England / West Midlands
Rank 99 90 80
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -10
Contract jobs citing Logistics 24 27 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.00% 1.15% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 1.41% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 20 15
Median daily rate £391 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.38% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £301 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £457 £552
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £408 £413
% change year-on-year
-1.84% -1.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.55 £29.50 £30.75
% change year-on-year
-37.11% -4.06%

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
1914 1916 1550
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.45% 81.60% 72.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1196 1046 943
Median daily rate £417 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 63 92
Median hourly rate £25.50 £20.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.08 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.85 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

Logistics
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Logistics as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Logistics within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -9 8 £383 +6.62% 4
Coventry -9 3 £500 - 2
Warwickshire - 3 £453 - 4
Worcestershire - 2 - -
Solihull - 1 - - 3
Herefordshire - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £393 -
Logistics
England

Logistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Logistics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Logistics.

1 12 (21.05%) Manufacturing
1 12 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (19.30%) Finance
3 9 (15.79%) SAP
3 9 (15.79%) Retail
4 8 (14.04%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (12.28%) Project Management
5 7 (12.28%) IBM
5 7 (12.28%) Data Management
6 6 (10.53%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (10.53%) Degree
6 6 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
6 6 (10.53%) Windows
7 5 (8.77%) Lean Manufacturing
7 5 (8.77%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (8.77%) Data Governance
7 5 (8.77%) IBM InfoSphere
7 5 (8.77%) Data Transformation
7 5 (8.77%) SDLC
7 5 (8.77%) IIS
7 5 (8.77%) .NET
7 5 (8.77%) DataStage
7 5 (8.77%) QualityStage
7 5 (8.77%) Quality Management
7 5 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (7.02%) JIRA
8 4 (7.02%) Change Management
8 4 (7.02%) Telecoms
8 4 (7.02%) Pharmaceutical

Logistics
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (8.77%) IIS
2 2 (3.51%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.75%) iPlanet
3 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) MS Office
2 1 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (10.53%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (5.26%) SAP MII
3 1 (1.75%) SAP EWM
3 1 (1.75%) SAP MM
3 1 (1.75%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) Broadband
1 1 (1.75%) Cisco Wireless
1 1 (1.75%) LAN
1 1 (1.75%) LDAP
1 1 (1.75%) WAN
1 1 (1.75%) Wireless
1 1 (1.75%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.77%) DataStage
1 5 (8.77%) IBM InfoSphere
1 5 (8.77%) QualityStage
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.51%) MySQL
3 2 (3.51%) SQLite
4 1 (1.75%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.75%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.75%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (7.02%) JIRA
2 2 (3.51%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.75%) Selenium
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.75%) YouTrack
General
1 12 (21.05%) Manufacturing
2 11 (19.30%) Finance
3 9 (15.79%) Retail
4 4 (7.02%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (7.02%) Telecoms
5 3 (5.26%) Automotive
5 3 (5.26%) Electronics
6 2 (3.51%) Banking
7 1 (1.75%) Local Government
7 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (17.54%) Architect
2 9 (15.79%) Consultant
3 8 (14.04%) Developer
3 8 (14.04%) Project Manager
4 7 (12.28%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (10.53%) Dynamics AX Consultant
5 6 (10.53%) Functional Consultant
6 5 (8.77%) Lead Architect
6 5 (8.77%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 5 (8.77%) SAP Architect
6 5 (8.77%) SAP Solutions Architect
7 4 (7.02%) Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) C# Developer
8 3 (5.26%) IT Manager
8 3 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
8 3 (5.26%) Logistics Manager
8 3 (5.26%) SAP Consultant
8 3 (5.26%) Scrum Master
9 2 (3.51%) Desktop Manager
9 2 (3.51%) Senior Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.77%) .NET
2 3 (5.26%) Velocity
3 2 (3.51%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.51%) AngularJS
3 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (3.51%) EDI
3 2 (3.51%) Entity Framework
3 2 (3.51%) WinForms
4 1 (1.75%) CSS
4 1 (1.75%) HTML
4 1 (1.75%) jQuery
4 1 (1.75%) Node.js
4 1 (1.75%) SAP Basis
4 1 (1.75%) SAP PI
4 1 (1.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.02%) Life Science
3 3 (5.26%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.75%) AS400
4 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.75%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.53%) Windows
2 2 (3.51%) Windows 7
2 2 (3.51%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.75%) Linux
3 1 (1.75%) Unix
3 1 (1.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.04%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (12.28%) Data Management
2 7 (12.28%) Project Management
3 6 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (8.77%) Data Governance
4 5 (8.77%) Data Transformation
4 5 (8.77%) Lean Manufacturing
4 5 (8.77%) Quality Management
4 5 (8.77%) SDLC
4 5 (8.77%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (7.02%) Business Transformation
5 4 (7.02%) Change Management
6 3 (5.26%) Coaching
6 3 (5.26%) CRM
6 3 (5.26%) E-Commerce
6 3 (5.26%) PRINCE2
6 3 (5.26%) Scrum
6 3 (5.26%) TDD
6 3 (5.26%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.02%) C#
2 3 (5.26%) JavaScript
2 3 (5.26%) SQL
3 1 (1.75%) C
3 1 (1.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (10.53%) Degree
2 2 (3.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.75%) ISEB
3 1 (1.75%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) GMP
2 2 (3.51%) QA
3 1 (1.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.75%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (15.79%) SAP
2 7 (12.28%) IBM
3 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.51%) JDA
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle
4 2 (3.51%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.75%) arcserve
5 1 (1.75%) Cisco
5 1 (1.75%) Citrix
5 1 (1.75%) ForgeRock
5 1 (1.75%) HP
5 1 (1.75%) Micro Focus
5 1 (1.75%) RedPrairie
5 1 (1.75%) Remedy
5 1 (1.75%) Sun
5 1 (1.75%) VMware