The table below looks at the statistics for TopLink 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 TopLink over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle TopLink
Rank 130 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing TopLink 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.037% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.15% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - £275
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.80 -
% change year-on-year
+6.14% -
TopLink
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
684 585 437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.55% 24.87% 25.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 453 327 214
Average daily rate £340 £325 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 19 17
Average hourly rate £34.20 £32.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.23% +22.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £11.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £36.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

TopLink
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

TopLink Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

TopLink
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

TopLink Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

TopLink
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 TopLink within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 May 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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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 - 1 - -
TopLink
England

TopLink
Top 9 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing TopLink 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 TopLink.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring

TopLink
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing TopLink 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 TopLink. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM