The table below looks at the statistics for Spring.NET 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 Spring.NET over the 3 months to 29 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Spring.NET
Rank 120 - 109
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Spring.NET 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.039% - 0.088%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.15% - 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £200 -
% change year-on-year
+97.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Spring.NET
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
650 581 575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.15% 27.92% 25.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 361 324
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £420 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 15
Average hourly rate £27.50 £28.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.50% +14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £16.50 £24.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.55 £175.00 £42.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

Spring.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Spring.NET across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Spring.NET Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Spring.NET
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Spring.NET Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Spring.NET
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 Spring.NET within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 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
Coventry - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - - 1
Warwickshire - - - - 1
Worcestershire - - - - 1
Spring.NET
England

Spring.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Spring.NET 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 Spring.NET.

1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
1 6 (100.00%) NHibernate
1 6 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 6 (100.00%) WCF
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 6 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 6 (100.00%) Castle Windsor
2 5 (83.33%) WPF
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) HTML
3 4 (66.67%) CSS
3 4 (66.67%) AOP
3 4 (66.67%) Dependency Injection
3 4 (66.67%) Relational Database
4 3 (50.00%) WinForms
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (50.00%) RDBMS
5 2 (33.33%) SOA
5 2 (33.33%) OOP
5 2 (33.33%) T-SQL

Spring.NET
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Spring.NET 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 Spring.NET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) InfoPath
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Agile .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Agile C# Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) NHibernate
1 6 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 6 (100.00%) WCF
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 6 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 6 (100.00%) Castle Windsor
2 5 (83.33%) WPF
3 4 (66.67%) CSS
3 4 (66.67%) HTML
4 3 (50.00%) WinForms
5 1 (16.67%) Unity DI Container
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (16.67%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) AOP
2 4 (66.67%) Dependency Injection
3 2 (33.33%) BDD
3 2 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) OOP
3 2 (33.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle