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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TopLink over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle TopLink
Rank - - 121
Contract jobs citing TopLink 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.084%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £220 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-43.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.14 £37.73 -
% change year-on-year
-17.46% -
TopLink
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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
766 554 599
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.62% 23.33% 25.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 344 342
Median daily rate £375 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 22
Median hourly rate £24.00 £23.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.05% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £22.00 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £39.55 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

TopLink
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing TopLink as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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