The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for Change Control skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Change Control over the 3 months to 30 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.

Change Control
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 25 30
Rank change year-on-year +4 +5  
Contract jobs citing Change Control 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.72% 0.67% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 0.84% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £450 £275 £135
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +63.63% +103.70%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £389
% change year-on-year +1.33% -3.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.72
% change year-on-year - -10.48%  

Change Control 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 Staffordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 101 119 139
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 72.66% 79.33% 78.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 76 93
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 9
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -4.47%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Change Control
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Change Control in Staffordshire

Change Control
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Change Control in Staffordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Change Control in Staffordshire

Change Control
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Change Control within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tamworth - 1 £450 -
Change Control
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Change Control 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Change Control.

1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) Unit4 Business World
1 1 (50.00%) VxWorks
1 1 (50.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (50.00%) Simulink
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) General Ledger
1 1 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Management
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
1 1 (50.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) V-Model
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Coverity
1 1 (50.00%) Confluence
1 1 (50.00%) IEC 61508

Change Control
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 (50.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Profibus
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) SonarQube
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) Issue Tracking
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Management
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (50.00%) Coverity