The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Remedy products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Remedy over the 3 months to 25 June 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within BMC Remedy.

Remedy
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 67 62
Rank change year-on-year +15 -5  
Contract jobs citing Remedy 4 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.66% 0.61% 0.40%
As % of the Vendors category 1.42% 1.14% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £475 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £363
% change year-on-year +10.76% -10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £10.00 - £11.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £10.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year +45.00% -20.00%  

Remedy is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 281 440 354
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 46.52% 53.99% 46.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 290 226
Median daily rate £400 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +10.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £200 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 24
Median hourly rate £14.22 £11.80 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.46% -28.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.13 £12.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Remedy
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Remedy as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Remedy in Birmingham

Remedy
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Remedy in Birmingham

Remedy
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Remedy in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Remedy 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 Remedy.

1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
1 5 (45.45%) BMC
1 5 (45.45%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (36.36%) Fat Client
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Thin Client
2 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 4 (36.36%) Server Virtualisation
3 3 (27.27%) Scenario Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Defect Management
3 3 (27.27%) QA Automation
3 3 (27.27%) YouTrack
3 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
3 3 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (27.27%) ISEB
3 3 (27.27%) HTML
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) .NET
3 3 (27.27%) CSS
3 3 (27.27%) Release Management
3 3 (27.27%) Selenium
3 3 (27.27%) JIRA
3 3 (27.27%) QA
3 3 (27.27%) CMDB
3 3 (27.27%) Migration
3 3 (27.27%) Logistics
3 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
3 3 (27.27%) ISTQB

Remedy
Co-occurring 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 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (9.09%) NetSuite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) LAN
1 1 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (9.09%) VPN
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
1 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) JIRA
1 3 (27.27%) Selenium
1 3 (27.27%) YouTrack
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Release Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Automation Test Lead
3 2 (18.18%) Service Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Test Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Designer
4 1 (9.09%) ERP Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) IT Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) NetSuite Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Process Designer
4 1 (9.09%) QA Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) QA Automation Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Release Coordinator
4 1 (9.09%) Software Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Telecoms Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
1 3 (27.27%) CSS
1 3 (27.27%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
1 4 (36.36%) Fat Client
1 4 (36.36%) Thin Client
2 3 (27.27%) CMDB
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) NHS
3 1 (9.09%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Server Virtualisation
3 3 (27.27%) Defect Management
3 3 (27.27%) Logistics
3 3 (27.27%) Migration
3 3 (27.27%) QA Automation
3 3 (27.27%) Release Management
3 3 (27.27%) Scenario Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
4 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 2 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (18.18%) Service Management
5 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Feasibility Study
5 1 (9.09%) ITSM
5 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Service Design
5 1 (9.09%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ISEB
1 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (9.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (9.09%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) BMC
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) VMware