The table below looks at the statistics for Memory Management 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 Memory Management over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Memory Management
Rank 110 103 112
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +9
Contract jobs citing Memory Management 7 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.27% 0.095% 0.044%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.14% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£370 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £351 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.49% +17.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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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
1816 1407 1535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 70.06% 66.56% 67.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 968 735 788
Average daily rate £375 £357 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% -2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 58 69
Average hourly rate £31.50 £37.80 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +21.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

Memory Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Memory Management Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Memory Management
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Memory Management Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Memory Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Memory Management 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 Memory Management.

1 12 (85.71%) OO
2 10 (71.43%) MVC
3 8 (57.14%) Apple iOS
4 7 (50.00%) Objective-C
4 7 (50.00%) SQL
5 6 (42.86%) Java
5 6 (42.86%) OOP
5 6 (42.86%) Hibernate
5 6 (42.86%) Spring
5 6 (42.86%) Java EE
5 6 (42.86%) Relational Database
6 5 (35.71%) Low Latency
6 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (35.71%) TDD
6 5 (35.71%) WebSphere
6 5 (35.71%) Cocoa Touch
6 5 (35.71%) Cocoa
6 5 (35.71%) OOA/OOD
6 5 (35.71%) J2EE
6 5 (35.71%) Oracle
6 5 (35.71%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (35.71%) SAP
7 4 (28.57%) HP
7 4 (28.57%) JMeter
7 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (28.57%) Maven
7 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
8 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
8 3 (21.43%) CSS
8 3 (21.43%) JavaScript

Memory Management
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Memory Management 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 Memory Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (35.71%) WebSphere Application Server
1 5 (35.71%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.14%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) JMeter
1 4 (28.57%) Maven
1 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) Grunt
2 1 (7.14%) RubyGems
General
1 2 (14.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Architect
2 6 (42.86%) Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Mobility Architect
4 4 (28.57%) SAP Architect
4 4 (28.57%) Java Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Designer
5 2 (14.29%) iOS Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Systems Architect
6 1 (7.14%) SAP Technical Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Applications Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Software Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Systems Designer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) Hibernate
1 6 (42.86%) Spring
1 6 (42.86%) Java EE
2 5 (35.71%) Cocoa
2 5 (35.71%) J2EE
2 5 (35.71%) Cocoa Touch
3 3 (21.43%) HTML
3 3 (21.43%) CSS
4 2 (14.29%) Spring MVC
4 2 (14.29%) Vaadin
5 1 (7.14%) Symfony
5 1 (7.14%) HTML5
5 1 (7.14%) Sinatra
5 1 (7.14%) WebGL
5 1 (7.14%) CSS3
5 1 (7.14%) Backbone.js
5 1 (7.14%) Struts
5 1 (7.14%) SVG
5 1 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Apple iOS
2 3 (21.43%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Fedora
3 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
3 1 (7.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) OO
2 10 (71.43%) MVC
3 6 (42.86%) OOP
4 5 (35.71%) OOA/OOD
4 5 (35.71%) TDD
4 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (35.71%) Low Latency
5 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (14.29%) Game Development
6 2 (14.29%) iOS Development
6 2 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (14.29%) SOA
7 1 (7.14%) Process Management
7 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
7 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
7 1 (7.14%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) SQL
1 7 (50.00%) Objective-C
2 6 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) PHP
4 1 (7.14%) Ruby
4 1 (7.14%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
1 1 (7.14%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle
1 5 (35.71%) SAP
2 4 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (14.29%) Apple