Period
to 22 November 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Advertising in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Advertising over the 6 months to 22 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Advertising
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 186 159 124
Rank change year-on-year -27 -35 -3
Contract jobs citing Advertising 24 30 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.47% 0.62% 1.52%
As % of the General category 2.05% 2.19% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 26 76
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £431 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.25% +7.81% +12.68%
10th Percentile £145 £313 £278
90th Percentile £525 £556 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.52% -10.00% -6.25%
England median hourly rate £21.25 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +14.86% - -1.41%

Advertising is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,168 1,372 1,831
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 22.79% 28.36% 29.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 685 841 1,136
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £281 £219 £250
90th Percentile £575 £563 £575
England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 71 64
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £30.50 £17.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.43% +73.05% -38.16%
10th Percentile £10.77 £13.61 £10.68
90th Percentile £38.75 £45.25 £42.43
England median hourly rate £24.06 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -5.67% +2.00% -

Advertising
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Advertising as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Advertising in the West Midlands

Advertising
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Advertising in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Advertising in the West Midlands

Advertising
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Advertising in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 22 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Advertising in the West Midlands

Advertising
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Advertising in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Advertising in the West Midlands

Advertising
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Advertising within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 November 2018. 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
Birmingham -3 10 £500 +17.65% 62
Coventry -14 5 £150 -57.14% 9
Warwickshire +9 3 £325 -29.73% 23
Staffordshire -13 2 - - 10
Worcestershire - 1 - - 2
Advertising
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Advertising also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Advertising.

1 10 (41.67%) ERP
1 10 (41.67%) Sage
2 9 (37.50%) Finance
2 9 (37.50%) Manufacturing
3 7 (29.17%) Sage X3
4 6 (25.00%) Windows
5 5 (20.83%) ITIL
5 5 (20.83%) SQL
5 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
6 4 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
6 4 (16.67%) Citrix
7 3 (12.50%) iPad
7 3 (12.50%) Sage 200
7 3 (12.50%) FMCG
7 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 3 (12.50%) SAP
7 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
7 3 (12.50%) VPN
7 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
8 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
8 2 (8.33%) CSS
8 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
8 2 (8.33%) PHP
8 2 (8.33%) Java
8 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
8 2 (8.33%) Retail
8 2 (8.33%) ITIL V3
8 2 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (8.33%) SuccessFactors

Advertising
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Sage X3
2 3 (12.50%) Sage 200
3 1 (4.17%) Infor M3
3 1 (4.17%) NetSuite
3 1 (4.17%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.17%) gulp
1 1 (4.17%) Mercurial
1 1 (4.17%) Subversion
1 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (37.50%) Finance
1 9 (37.50%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Consultant
2 4 (16.67%) Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Sage Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) ERP Manager
3 3 (12.50%) ERP Project Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Accountant
4 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.33%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Accountant
5 1 (4.17%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) CSS
1 2 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (4.17%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.17%) Backbone.js
2 1 (4.17%) CSS3
2 1 (4.17%) Entity Framework
2 1 (4.17%) HTML
2 1 (4.17%) HTML5
2 1 (4.17%) J2EE
2 1 (4.17%) Java EE
2 1 (4.17%) jQuery
2 1 (4.17%) Node.js
2 1 (4.17%) React
2 1 (4.17%) Spring
2 1 (4.17%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) FMCG
1 3 (12.50%) iPad
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) ERP
2 5 (20.83%) ITIL
3 2 (8.33%) Front End Development
3 2 (8.33%) ITIL V3
4 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.17%) Analytics
4 1 (4.17%) Android Development
4 1 (4.17%) DevOps
4 1 (4.17%) Functional Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (4.17%) Logistics
4 1 (4.17%) MVC
4 1 (4.17%) Presales
4 1 (4.17%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (4.17%) Scrum
4 1 (4.17%) Server Management
4 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.33%) Java
3 2 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Sage
2 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.67%) Citrix
4 3 (12.50%) SAP
5 2 (8.33%) ServiceNow
6 1 (4.17%) Infor