The first table below looks at the demand for WebSpeed 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 WebSpeed over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the West Midlands region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Progress WebSpeed Workshop
Rank 116 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WebSpeed 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.084% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.09% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 -
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
184 170 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.74% 9.28% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 85 91
Average daily rate £300 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £491 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +26.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
WebSpeed
England

WebSpeed
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

WebSpeed Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

WebSpeed
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

WebSpeed Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

WebSpeed
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

WebSpeed Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

WebSpeed
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 WebSpeed within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Walsall - 2 £325 -
WebSpeed
England

WebSpeed
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing WebSpeed 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 WebSpeed.

1 2 (66.67%) Progress
2 1 (33.33%) SonicMQ
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Mercurial
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) DOM
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) OpenEdge

WebSpeed
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing WebSpeed 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 WebSpeed. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) OpenEdge
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Progress Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Progress Analyst Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Progress Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) SonicMQ
1 1 (33.33%) Ajax
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) DOM
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Progress
West Midlands
ARM Technology
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
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