The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of PlateSpin 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 PlateSpin over the 3 months to 22 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.

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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PlateSpin
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing PlateSpin 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 £483 £300 £416
% change year-on-year
+60.83% -27.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.65 -
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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
1279 925 1091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 50.02% 43.76% 47.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 602 477 532
Average daily rate £338 £339 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.29% -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 54 98
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £29.40 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

PlateSpin
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

PlateSpin 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 PlateSpin across the West Midlands region.

PlateSpin Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands