The table below looks at the statistics for OLE 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 OLE over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object Linking and Embedding (OLE)
Rank - 108 -
Contract jobs citing OLE 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.045% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £600 £475
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +26.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
OLE
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
621 480 529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.47% 21.71% 24.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 301 308
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £455 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 11
Average hourly rate £22.50 £28.69 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.57% -11.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £22.35 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £37.50 £35.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+17.16% +1.51%

OLE
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OLE across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

OLE Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands
West Midlands
Interquest Group PLC
Rate: £440 - £460 per day
Posted: 12 days ago