The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of OpenText products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenText over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within the Open Text Corporation.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
OpenText
England / West Midlands
Rank - - 111
Contract jobs citing OpenText 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.094%
As % of the Vendors category - - 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £400 £285
% change year-on-year
-8.75% +40.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £22.04

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

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1072 1133 1021
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 45.44% 46.43% 48.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 597 557 532
Median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.06% +11.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 42 100
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £16.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +3.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £10.61 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £23.70 £28.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

OpenText
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing OpenText as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

OpenText Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

OpenText
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

OpenText Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

OpenText
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OpenText 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 OpenText.

1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) Apache
2 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (50.00%) JSTL
3 2 (33.33%) Web Development
3 2 (33.33%) SAP
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) SOA
4 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (16.67%) Process Management
4 1 (16.67%) Workflow
4 1 (16.67%) OpenText MBPM
4 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (16.67%) Document Management
4 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Marketing
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) Pega
4 1 (16.67%) OpenText Process Suite

OpenText
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 3 (50.00%) Apache
1 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) OpenText MBPM
1 1 (16.67%) OpenText Process Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
General
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Support Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Manager
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) JSTL
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (16.67%) Document Management
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Process Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Governance
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) SOA
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Pega