Period
to 11 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for Collaborative Working skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Collaborative Working over the 6 months to 11 December 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.

Collaborative Working
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 - 41
Rank change year-on-year - +41 -7
Contract jobs citing Collaborative Working 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.76% - 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% - 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Staffordshire median daily rate £325 - £375
10th Percentile £313 - £363
90th Percentile £338 - £388
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

Collaborative Working is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 220 352 241
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 83.33% 82.24% 81.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 222 160
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £342 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.81% -6.44% +12.31%
10th Percentile £260 £204 £263
90th Percentile £475 £494 £439
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +6.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 14
Staffordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £25.00 £13.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.00% +80.51% +15.42%
10th Percentile £12.22 £20.75 £8.94
90th Percentile £48.00 £65.50 £19.70
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £19.43 £20.00
% change year-on-year +28.67% -2.85% -

Collaborative Working
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing Collaborative Working as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Collaborative Working in Staffordshire

Collaborative Working
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Collaborative Working in Staffordshire

Collaborative Working
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 Collaborative Working within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 11 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cannock - 1 £325 -
Stafford - 1 - -
Collaborative Working
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Collaborative Working 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 Collaborative Working.

1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Proactive Monitoring

Collaborative Working
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:

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Delivery Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics NAV Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Delivery Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Proactive Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft