The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Logistics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Logistics over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Logistics
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 44 34 47
Rank change year-on-year -10 +13  
Contract jobs citing Logistics 14 26 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.19% 4.05% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.71% 5.01% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 9
Median daily rate £400 £305 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.14% -28.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £404
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £522
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £395 £413
% change year-on-year +7.59% -4.24%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £38.75 £18.25
% change year-on-year -35.48% +112.32%  

Logistics is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 516 519 534
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 80.75% 80.84% 76.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 323 333
Median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 18
Median hourly rate £14.63 £13.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.37% -41.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.44 £8.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £40.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Logistics
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Logistics as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Logistics in Birmingham

Logistics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Logistics in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Logistics in Birmingham

Logistics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Logistics in Birmingham over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Logistics in Birmingham

Logistics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Logistics in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Logistics in Birmingham

Logistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Logistics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Logistics.

1 6 (25.00%) Retail
2 5 (20.83%) FMCG
2 5 (20.83%) .NET
2 5 (20.83%) PMO
3 4 (16.67%) Service Design
3 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (16.67%) Windows
3 4 (16.67%) Information Security
3 4 (16.67%) PCI DSS
4 3 (12.50%) QA
4 3 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 3 (12.50%) JIRA
4 3 (12.50%) Selenium
4 3 (12.50%) ISTQB
4 3 (12.50%) Asset Management
4 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 3 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (12.50%) Mobile App
4 3 (12.50%) Automation Testing
4 3 (12.50%) YouTrack
4 3 (12.50%) SQL
4 3 (12.50%) HTML
4 3 (12.50%) SAP
4 3 (12.50%) CSS
4 3 (12.50%) ISEB
4 3 (12.50%) Remedy
4 3 (12.50%) Defect Management
4 3 (12.50%) QA Automation
5 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
5 2 (8.33%) Compliance Audit

Logistics
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) SAP FI
2 1 (4.17%) SAP CO
2 1 (4.17%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (4.17%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco Wireless
1 1 (4.17%) DHCP
1 1 (4.17%) DNS
1 1 (4.17%) Firewall
1 1 (4.17%) LAN
1 1 (4.17%) NetScaler
1 1 (4.17%) VPN
1 1 (4.17%) WAN
1 1 (4.17%) Wireless
1 1 (4.17%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) MySQL
1 2 (8.33%) SQLite
2 1 (4.17%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 1 (4.17%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) JIRA
1 3 (12.50%) Selenium
1 3 (12.50%) YouTrack
2 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (25.00%) Retail
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Manager
2 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 4 (16.67%) IT Manager
3 4 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Security Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Security Project Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Information Security Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Information Security Project Manager
4 3 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (12.50%) IT Security Manager
4 3 (12.50%) IT Security Project Manager
4 3 (12.50%) SAP Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Test Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Test Leader
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) .NET
2 3 (12.50%) CSS
2 3 (12.50%) HTML
3 2 (8.33%) WinForms
4 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.17%) Node.js
4 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) FMCG
2 3 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (4.17%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Unix
3 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Information Security
1 4 (16.67%) Service Design
2 3 (12.50%) Asset Management
2 3 (12.50%) Automation Testing
2 3 (12.50%) Defect Management
2 3 (12.50%) QA Automation
2 3 (12.50%) Software Testing
2 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 2 (8.33%) Compliance Audit
3 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (8.33%) Mobile Development
3 2 (8.33%) Project Management
3 2 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (8.33%) Software Delivery
3 2 (8.33%) Test Management
4 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.17%) ERP
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL
4 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (12.50%) SQL
3 2 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) ISEB
1 3 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) PMO
2 4 (16.67%) PCI DSS
3 3 (12.50%) QA
4 1 (4.17%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.17%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Remedy
1 3 (12.50%) SAP
2 2 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (4.17%) F5
3 1 (4.17%) HP
3 1 (4.17%) IBM
3 1 (4.17%) LogRhythm
3 1 (4.17%) Micro Focus
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) Proofpoint
3 1 (4.17%) VMware