The first table below looks at the demand for OpenID 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 OpenID over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the West Midlands region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenID
Rank 111 87 -
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -
Contract jobs citing OpenID 3 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.50% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.50% 1.98% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Average daily rate £325 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £425 -
% change year-on-year
-28.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
596 455 551
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.31% 25.45% 24.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 233 282
Average daily rate £325 £313 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £241 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 15 20
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
OpenID
England

OpenID
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

OpenID Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

OpenID
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

OpenID Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

OpenID
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 OpenID within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
Birmingham - - - -
OpenID
England

OpenID
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing OpenID 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 OpenID.

1 10 (100.00%) LDAP
1 10 (100.00%) Web Services
1 10 (100.00%) Ruby
1 10 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 10 (100.00%) OAuth
1 10 (100.00%) OAuth2
2 9 (90.00%) Workflow
3 8 (80.00%) Linux
3 8 (80.00%) MySQL
4 3 (30.00%) Open Source
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) Document Management

OpenID
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing OpenID 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 OpenID. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
1 9 (90.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) Web Services
1 10 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 10 (100.00%) OAuth
1 10 (100.00%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Workflow
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Ruby