The table below looks at the statistics for UAG 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 UAG over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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Rank - 102 110
Contract jobs citing UAG 0 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.29% 0.044%
As % of the System Software category - 2.80% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 1
Average daily rate
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- £269 £95
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +182.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
-31.25% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 £32.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-67.69% +27.45%
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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
224 214 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.84% 10.30% 6.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 103 63
Average daily rate £300 £300 £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £183 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 35 30
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.35 £24.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

UAG
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

UAG Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

UAG
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

UAG Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands