The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Casewise products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Casewise over the 3 months to 30 March 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Casewise.

Casewise
England / West Midlands
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Casewise 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.089% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.22% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +28.57% -12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Casewise is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 926 1337 1293
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 41.16% 48.30% 50.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 551 671 679
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £513 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 38 103
Median hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.13% -35.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £9.58 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.34 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +10.29%  

Casewise
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Casewise in the West Midlands

Casewise
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Casewise in the West Midlands

Casewise
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 Casewise within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Birmingham - 1 £450 -
Casewise
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Casewise 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 Casewise.

1 6 (60.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 5 (50.00%) UML
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Migration
2 5 (50.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (30.00%) SaaS
4 3 (30.00%) Analytics
4 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL
4 3 (30.00%) Application Discovery
5 2 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (20.00%) Java
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) .NET
5 2 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (20.00%) SSADM
5 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (20.00%) Rational Rose
5 2 (20.00%) Yourdon
5 2 (20.00%) Office 365
5 2 (20.00%) Information Security
5 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (10.00%) Web Development
6 1 (10.00%) Use Case
6 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
6 1 (10.00%) Data Architecture

Casewise
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 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (30.00%) SaaS
3 2 (20.00%) Office 365
4 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (10.00%) PaaS
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Rational Rose
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 5 (50.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (10.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (50.00%) Migration
2 5 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 5 (50.00%) UML
3 3 (30.00%) Analytics
3 3 (30.00%) Application Discovery
3 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) Information Security
4 2 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (20.00%) SSADM
4 2 (20.00%) Yourdon
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (10.00%) ITSM
5 1 (10.00%) RUP
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) Service Management
5 1 (10.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (10.00%) P3O
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle