Period
to 11 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for Task Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Task Automation 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.

Task Automation
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing Task Automation 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.38% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Staffordshire median daily rate £525 - -
West Midlands median daily rate £438 £450 -
% change year-on-year -2.78% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

Task Automation 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% -

Task Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Task Automation in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Task Automation 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 Task Automation.

1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery

Task Automation
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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Azure DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Azure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) VB
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet