The table below looks at the statistics for X-Windows 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 X-Windows over the 3 months to 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
X-Windows
Rank - - 115
Contract jobs citing X-Windows 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.043%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £163
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £206
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +69.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
X-Windows
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
705 682 578
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.37% 25.04% 24.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 443 329
Average daily rate £383 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 20
Average hourly rate £22.50 £34.20 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.21% +5.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £17.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.60 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

X-Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

X-Windows Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

X-Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

X-Windows Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands