The table below looks at the statistics for Squid 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 Squid over the 3 months to 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Squid Cache
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Squid 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - -
As % of the System Software category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -
Squid
England

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

System Software Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
309 242 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.87% 9.52% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 112 93
Median daily rate £375 £325 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £150 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £425 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 52 51
Median hourly rate £13.25 £16.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.69% +13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.64 £10.06 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.95 £27.00 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.83 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+12.92% +8.54%

Squid
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Squid as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

Squid Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Squid
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Squid Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands