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 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
NGA HR ResourceLink Aurora
Rank - 106 113
Contract jobs citing ResourceLink 0 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.24% 0.044%
As % of the Business Applications category - 1.93% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate
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- £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +26.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-41.17% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
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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
316 259 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 12.29% 12.27% 8.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 125 89
Average daily rate £425 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £271 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 17 13
Average hourly rate £31.50 £37.80 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +98.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.45 £11.80 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £70.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £17.60 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+79.02% -45.86%

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