The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Crystal Reports skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Crystal Reports over the 3 months to 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP Crystal Reports
England / West Midlands
Rank 114 126 117
Rank change year-on-year +12 -9  
Contract jobs citing Crystal Reports 2 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.088% 0.15% 0.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.44% 0.59% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Median daily rate £438 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% +33.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £216 £325 £310
% change year-on-year -33.53% +4.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £17.04 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +8.15%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.04 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -2.65%  

Crystal Reports is in the database and business intelligence 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 database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 455 679 544
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 19.94% 25.49% 22.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 381 297
Median daily rate £400 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +10.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 10
Median hourly rate £41.00 £16.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +156.25% -44.23%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -2.30% -  

Crystal Reports
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Crystal Reports as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for Crystal Reports 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 Crystal Reports in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Crystal Reports in the West Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Crystal Reports in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Crystal Reports 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Crystal Reports in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Crystal Reports in the West Midlands

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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 Crystal Reports within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 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 £550 -
Crystal Reports
England

Crystal Reports
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Crystal Reports 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 Crystal Reports.

1 2 (66.67%) SAP
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Advertising
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Business One
2 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
2 1 (33.33%) Sage X3
2 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (33.33%) Sage
2 1 (33.33%) SQL

Crystal Reports
Top Related 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Sage X3
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Business One
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
General
1 2 (66.67%) Advertising
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Business Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) ERP Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Sage Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Business One Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
1 1 (33.33%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Sage