The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Cramer products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cramer over the 3 months to 22 June 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 Cramer Systems.

Cramer
England / West Midlands
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 140 121
Contract jobs citing Cramer 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.033% 0.082%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.069% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £450 £250
% change year-on-year - +80.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Cramer 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 903 1451 1146
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 44.53% 48.24% 47.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 524 794 677
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £203 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 45 75
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.53% -27.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.96 £11.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.60 £22.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Cramer in the West Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cramer in the West Midlands

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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 Cramer in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cramer in the West Midlands