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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ResourceLink over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
NGA HR ResourceLink Aurora
Rank 147 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ResourceLink 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.091% - -
As % of the Business Applications category 0.94% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £394 £315
% change year-on-year
-36.50% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
ResourceLink
England

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
320 243 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.75% 9.83% 12.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 127 129
Median daily rate £400 £424 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.60% -0.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £595 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £423 £422
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +0.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 34
Median hourly rate £38.00 £20.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.00% -39.39%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £21.64 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+70.97% -25.37%

ResourceLink
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing ResourceLink as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ResourceLink within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Walsall - 2 - -
ResourceLink
England

ResourceLink
Top 4 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ResourceLink also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for ResourceLink.

1 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) Bloomberg
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis

ResourceLink
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Project Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Bloomberg