The table below looks at the statistics 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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Progress WebSpeed
Rank - - 110
Contract jobs citing WebSpeed 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.047%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate - £300 £313
% change year-on-year
- -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
WebSpeed
England

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
379 174 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.61% 7.98% 8.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 102 114
Average daily rate £350 £371 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.72% +35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £465 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 14 6
Average hourly rate £20.50 £31.10 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.08% -17.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.85 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.10% -1.33%

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
Top 6 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) OpenEdge
1 3 (100.00%) Progress
2 2 (66.67%) Mercurial
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services

WebSpeed
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) OpenEdge
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Mercurial
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Progress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Progress