The table below looks at the statistics 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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
NGA HR ResourceLink Aurora
Rank - - 104
Contract jobs citing ResourceLink 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.047%
As % of the Business Applications category - - 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-17.85% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.83 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Business Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
190 244 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.49% 11.04% 12.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 125 135
Average daily rate £400 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £415
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 7
Average hourly rate £35.50 £18.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.22% -52.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £18.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+113.88% -52.38%

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

ResourceLink
Top 7 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing ResourceLink 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 ResourceLink.

1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration

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Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing ResourceLink 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 ResourceLink. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Migration Specialist
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle