The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Sony products and/or services 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 Sony over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the West Midlands region.

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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within the Sony Corporation.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sony
Rank 111 - 104
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sony 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.13% - 0.089%
As % of the Vendors category 0.25% - 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate £275 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 - £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
- +122.22%
Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1214 879 1085
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 51.55% 49.16% 48.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 583 379 448
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £168 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 110 102
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.68% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.80 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
Sony
England

Sony
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sony across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sony Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Sony
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Sony Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Sony
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 Sony within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - 2 £275 -
Coventry - 1 £275 -
Herefordshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Sony
England

Sony
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Sony 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 Sony.

1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
1 3 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (100.00%) Adobe
1 3 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (100.00%) CMS
1 3 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (100.00%) Content Management
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) Web Development
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) WordPress
1 3 (100.00%) Magento
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) PHP5
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (33.33%) Python

Sony
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Sony 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 Sony. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) CMS
1 3 (100.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 3 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (100.00%) Content Management
1 3 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) PHP5
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Adobe