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 3 months to 26 June 2017 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 127 108
Rank change year-on-year +29 -19  
Contract jobs citing Advertising 19 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.93% 0.44% 0.55%
As % of the General category 3.23% 1.64% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 12
Median daily rate £420 £450 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +44.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £325 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year - +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.75 £16.75 £12.50
% change year-on-year -17.91% +34.00%  

Advertising is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 588 791 810
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 28.77% 26.49% 34.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 496 489
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 21 43
Median hourly rate £25.00 £31.75 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.25% +9.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.20 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £54.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Advertising
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Advertising as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 June 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
Coventry +17 5 £488 +8.33% 3
Birmingham +22 3 £325 -18.75% 14
Staffordshire +3 2 £413 - 6
Worcestershire +13 1 - - 3
Wolverhampton - 1 £375 - 3
Warwickshire - 1 £550 - 3
Advertising
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Advertising 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Advertising.

1 45 (73.77%) Microsoft
2 19 (31.15%) CRM
3 18 (29.51%) Dynamics CRM
4 13 (21.31%) SQL
5 12 (19.67%) SQL Server
5 12 (19.67%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (18.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (14.75%) .NET
7 9 (14.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (13.11%) SharePoint
9 7 (11.48%) ETL
9 7 (11.48%) Microsoft Office
9 7 (11.48%) C#
9 7 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (9.84%) Waterfall
10 6 (9.84%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (9.84%) ERP
10 6 (9.84%) PRINCE2
10 6 (9.84%) Manufacturing
11 5 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Excel
11 5 (8.20%) Sage
11 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (8.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (8.20%) Greenfield Project
12 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2016
12 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (6.56%) Data Mining
12 4 (6.56%) Active Directory

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 8 (13.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.28%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (11.48%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (6.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (3.28%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.64%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 18 (29.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.92%) Sage 200
3 2 (3.28%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.64%) Sage 1000
4 1 (1.64%) Sage 50
4 1 (1.64%) Sage X3
4 1 (1.64%) SAP Business One
4 1 (1.64%) Teamcenter
4 1 (1.64%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.28%) Adobe Analytics
2 2 (3.28%) Office 365
3 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.92%) LAN
2 2 (3.28%) VoIP
3 1 (1.64%) Intranet
3 1 (1.64%) VPN
3 1 (1.64%) WAN
3 1 (1.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.67%) SQL Server
2 11 (18.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (14.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (9.84%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (8.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (6.56%) Data Mining
6 4 (6.56%) OLAP
6 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (4.92%) QlikView
7 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (3.28%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (3.28%) Power BI
9 1 (1.64%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (3.28%) JIRA
2 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.64%) Maven
2 1 (1.64%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.64%) Subversion
2 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (9.84%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.92%) Marketing
3 2 (3.28%) Automotive
3 2 (3.28%) Finance
3 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.64%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 19 (31.15%) Developer
2 10 (16.39%) Consultant
3 8 (13.11%) Analyst
3 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Developer
3 8 (13.11%) Project Manager
4 7 (11.48%) CRM Developer
4 7 (11.48%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 5 (8.20%) SQL Developer
6 4 (6.56%) ETL Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (6.56%) Sage Consultant
7 3 (4.92%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (4.92%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (4.92%) CRM Consultant
7 3 (4.92%) DBA
7 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 3 (4.92%) SQL BI Developer
7 3 (4.92%) SQL DBA
7 3 (4.92%) SSIS Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.75%) .NET
2 3 (4.92%) COM
3 2 (3.28%) HTML
4 1 (1.64%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.64%) CSS
4 1 (1.64%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.64%) LINQ
4 1 (1.64%) MDX
4 1 (1.64%) Middleware
4 1 (1.64%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.20%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.28%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.64%) Blog
4 1 (1.64%) Clustering
4 1 (1.64%) iSeries
4 1 (1.64%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.56%) Windows
2 1 (1.64%) Linux
2 1 (1.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.15%) CRM
2 12 (19.67%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (11.48%) ETL
5 6 (9.84%) ERP
5 6 (9.84%) PRINCE2
5 6 (9.84%) Waterfall
6 5 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (6.56%) ITIL
8 3 (4.92%) Migration
8 3 (4.92%) Project Management
8 3 (4.92%) Scrum
9 2 (3.28%) Analytics
9 2 (3.28%) Business Analysis
9 2 (3.28%) Data Conversion
9 2 (3.28%) Data Management
9 2 (3.28%) Master Data Management
9 2 (3.28%) Software Testing
9 2 (3.28%) Test Scripting
9 2 (3.28%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 13 (21.31%) SQL
2 7 (11.48%) C#
3 4 (6.56%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.28%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.28%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.64%) Apex Code
5 1 (1.64%) C
5 1 (1.64%) C++
5 1 (1.64%) Java
5 1 (1.64%) Perl
5 1 (1.64%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) Degree
2 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.64%) ACCA
3 1 (1.64%) CIMA
3 1 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.64%) Docker
2 1 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) logstash
1 1 (1.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 45 (73.77%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.20%) Sage
3 2 (3.28%) Adobe
3 2 (3.28%) Omniture
4 1 (1.64%) Cisco
4 1 (1.64%) Epicor
4 1 (1.64%) Fortinet
4 1 (1.64%) Infor
4 1 (1.64%) MAPICS
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle
4 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.64%) SAP
4 1 (1.64%) Siemens
4 1 (1.64%) Tableau
4 1 (1.64%) VMware
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