The table below looks at the statistics for Software Deployment 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 Software Deployment over the 3 months to 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Deployment
Rank 119 89 108
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +19
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 1 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.039% 0.69% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.058% 1.01% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 3
Average daily rate
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- £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +45.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £253 £321
% change year-on-year
+13.86% -21.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £12.50 £89.50
% change year-on-year
+32.00% -86.03%
Software Deployment
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1721 1384 1509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 67.78% 68.48% 68.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 928 768 780
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 58 114
Average hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.40 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.80 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +4.08%

Software Deployment
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Deployment across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Deployment Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Software Deployment
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Software Deployment Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Software Deployment
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Deployment across the West Midlands region.

Software Deployment Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Software Deployment
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Deployment within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Bromwich - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Software Deployment
England

Software Deployment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Software Deployment 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 Software Deployment.

1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) MS Project
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MCP
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) Ant
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) PMI
2 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Perforce
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management

Software Deployment
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Software Deployment 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 Software Deployment. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Project
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Ant
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
1 1 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Mercurial
1 1 (33.33%) Hudson
1 1 (33.33%) Gradle
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Ivy
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) PMI
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000
1 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Release Management
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) Build Automation
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
1 1 (33.33%) Groovy
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCP
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) CFEngine
1 1 (33.33%) Cobbler
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Perforce