The table below looks at the statistics for Pay per click 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 Pay per click over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pay per click (PPC)
Rank 127 - 110
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Pay per click 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.039% - 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.056% - 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £294 £375
% change year-on-year
-10.63% -21.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 - £17.50
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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
1778 1443 1591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 69.16% 68.36% 69.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 918 765 818
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 59 91
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.48 £9.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £41.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

Pay per click
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Pay per click Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Pay per click Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Pay per click Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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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 Pay per click within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry - 1 - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 2
Pay per click
England

Pay per click
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Pay per click 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 Pay per click.

1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (100.00%) Intranet
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) SEO
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Business Development
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (100.00%) Social Media
1 1 (100.00%) Facebook
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter

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Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Pay per click 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 Pay per click. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Intranet
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Development Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Business Development Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Business Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) SEO
1 1 (100.00%) Business Development
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe
1 1 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (100.00%) Facebook
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter