The table below looks at the statistics for Sentinel 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 Sentinel over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fidessa LatentZero Sentinel
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Sentinel 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - -
As % of the Business Applications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £598 £480 £395
% change year-on-year
+24.47% +21.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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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
278 221 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.65% 8.75% 14.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 122 170
Median daily rate £413 £463 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.81% +18.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 18
Median hourly rate £31.56 £23.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.21% -30.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £18.00 £21.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £35.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £37.49
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -39.98%