The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Resource Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Resource Management over the 3 months to 27 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.

Resource Management
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 54 57
Rank change year-on-year +3 +3  
Contract jobs citing Resource Management 5 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.80% 0.62% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 0.76% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Median daily rate £344 £356 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.44% +42.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £241 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £391 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £408 £375
% change year-on-year +2.76% +8.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.90 £13.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year +53.07% +18.18%  

Resource Management 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 509 527 579
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 81.05% 81.58% 76.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 330 368
Median daily rate £425 £376 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.18% +0.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 17
Median hourly rate £14.63 £17.95 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.52% +5.58%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.63 £8.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £39.60 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Resource Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Resource Management in Birmingham

Resource Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Resource Management in Birmingham

Resource Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Resource Management in Birmingham over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Resource Management in Birmingham

Resource Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Resource Management in Birmingham

Resource Management
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Resource Management 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 Resource Management.

1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 3 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
3 3 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 3 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (33.33%) Fat Client
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) BMC
3 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (33.33%) Thin Client
3 3 (33.33%) PRINCE
3 3 (33.33%) Remedy
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) HTML
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) Marketing
4 2 (22.22%) CSS
4 2 (22.22%) Informatics
4 2 (22.22%) Information Management
4 2 (22.22%) Node.js
4 2 (22.22%) Front End Development
4 2 (22.22%) Health Informatics
4 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
5 1 (11.11%) Data Transformation
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 1 (11.11%) Re-Platforming

Resource Management
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 (11.11%) SAS
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Network Security
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (11.11%) Data Mart
1 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (11.11%) DB2
1 1 (11.11%) Informix
1 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Change Manager
2 1 (11.11%) IT Change Manager
2 1 (11.11%) IT Manager
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Teradata Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
1 2 (22.22%) CSS
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
1 2 (22.22%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (33.33%) Fat Client
2 3 (33.33%) Thin Client
3 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
3 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (33.33%) PRINCE
2 3 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (22.22%) Front End Development
3 2 (22.22%) Health Informatics
3 2 (22.22%) Informatics
3 2 (22.22%) Information Management
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Business Development
4 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Data Transformation
4 1 (11.11%) E-business
4 1 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 1 (11.11%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Basel II
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) BMC
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 3 (33.33%) Remedy
2 1 (11.11%) Cognos
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Informatica
2 1 (11.11%) Netezza
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Teradata