Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for SOLID skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SOLID over the 6 months to 16 December 2018 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.

SOLID Principles
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 32 40
Contract jobs citing SOLID 0 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire - 1.49% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.76% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 6
Staffordshire median daily rate - £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.00% +4.17%
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £425 £350
% change year-on-year - +21.43% -30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

SOLID 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 248 227 355
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 85.52% 84.39% 82.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 158 224
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £375 £346
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.30% -4.81%
10th Percentile £275 £262 £204
90th Percentile £463 £475 £493
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 20
Staffordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £14.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +210.34% -42.00% +80.51%
10th Percentile £13.18 £12.22 £19.93
90th Percentile £58.45 £48.00 £61.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £25.12 £17.06
% change year-on-year -36.90% +47.25% -14.70%

SOLID
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SOLID in Staffordshire

SOLID
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOLID in Staffordshire