The table below looks at the statistics for Synon 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 Synon over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Synon
Rank 108 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Synon 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.088% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.23% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£413 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
162 164 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.11% 7.59% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 107 101
Average daily rate £388 £290 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.62% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £400 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 4 13
Average hourly rate £33.50 £37.80 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.37% +24.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.69 £37.80 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

Synon
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Synon Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Synon
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Synon Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Synon
Top 6 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

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

1 2 (100.00%) RPG
1 2 (100.00%) AS400
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) iSeries
2 1 (50.00%) RPG IV
2 1 (50.00%) DB2

Synon
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

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

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) RPG Developer
1 1 (50.00%) AS400 Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) AS400
2 1 (50.00%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) RPG
2 1 (50.00%) RPG IV