The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 August 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.

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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sony
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Sony 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £195 £225 £205
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +9.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Sony
England

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

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1270 964 1088
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.98% 44.96% 48.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 615 471 512
Average daily rate £325 £328 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% -6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 61 91
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.62 £11.00 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £28.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 22 August 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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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
Warwickshire - - - -
Sony
England

Sony
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) WordPress
1 1 (100.00%) Magento
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3

Sony
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe