The table below looks at the statistics for SSADM 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 SSADM over the 3 months to 2 June 2015 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Systems Analysis and Design Method (SSADM)
Rank 113 110 95
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -15
Contract jobs citing SSADM 6 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.25% 0.13% 0.062%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.18% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
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£315 £405 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £465 £451 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.21% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £17.00
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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
1814 1665 1146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.62% 72.93% 70.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1136 871 550
Average daily rate £375 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 115 70
Average hourly rate £27.50 £32.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% -15.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

SSADM
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

SSADM Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SSADM
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

SSADM Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SSADM
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

SSADM Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SSADM
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 SSADM within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015. 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
Coventry -3 2 £425 +4.93%
Warwickshire - 1 - -
SSADM
England

SSADM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing SSADM 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 SSADM.

1 6 (66.67%) UML
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 5 (55.56%) RUP
2 5 (55.56%) Change Management
2 5 (55.56%) Business Analysis
2 5 (55.56%) Degree
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 3 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (33.33%) Data Structures
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) DSDM
3 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (33.33%) OLAP
3 3 (33.33%) MS Office
3 3 (33.33%) Web Services
3 3 (33.33%) XML
3 3 (33.33%) IBM
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) NHS
3 3 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (33.33%) Middleware
4 2 (22.22%) RAD

SSADM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing SSADM 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 SSADM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 3 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (11.11%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (33.33%) OLAP
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Architect
2 3 (33.33%) BizTalk Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Integration Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
1 3 (33.33%) Web Services
1 3 (33.33%) XML
1 3 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Data Structures
1 3 (33.33%) NHS
2 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) UML
2 5 (55.56%) RUP
2 5 (55.56%) Change Management
2 5 (55.56%) Business Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) DSDM
4 2 (22.22%) RAD
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 2 (22.22%) ERP
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Information Security
4 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) Yourdon
4 2 (22.22%) SDLC
4 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
4 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) IBM
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft