The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Orchard products and/or services 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 Orchard over the 3 months to 27 November 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Orchard Information Systems Ltd.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Orchard
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Orchard 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -14.89%
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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
1174 968 1003
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.00% 47.27% 47.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 594 485 454
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £468 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 82 100
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -18.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £30.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Orchard
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Orchard across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Orchard Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Orchard
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Orchard Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Orchard
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Orchard across the West Midlands region.

Orchard Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands