The first table below looks at the demand for ResourceLink 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 ResourceLink over the 3 months to 24 July 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 Business Applications 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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
NGA HR ResourceLink Aurora
Rank - 103 107
Contract jobs citing ResourceLink 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.10% 0.044%
As % of the Business Applications category - 0.80% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
330 249 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.73% 12.66% 8.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 86 69
Average daily rate £420 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £315 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 14 2
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £44.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.90 £24.90 £34.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £54.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £31.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.07%
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ResourceLink
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

ResourceLink Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

ResourceLink
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

ResourceLink Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands