Period
to 25 June 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for knowledge and experience of IFS products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IFS over the 6 months to 25 June 2018 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 IFS AB.

IFS
England > West Midlands
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 192 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +174
Contract jobs citing IFS 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.020% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.045% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median daily rate - - -
England median daily rate £425 £419 £450
% change year-on-year +1.49% -6.94% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £70.75 £42.50 £38.05
% change year-on-year +66.47% +11.70% -17.44%

IFS is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the West Midlands.

All Vendors
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,201 1,873 2,743
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 44.89% 43.42% 48.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,293 1,098 1,440
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +8.84%
10th Percentile £235 £220 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £535
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 85 83
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +18.52% -18.67%
10th Percentile £10.46 £10.35 £10.05
90th Percentile £29.55 £43.60 £25.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.45% -4.17% +2.86%

IFS
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for IFS in the West Midlands

IFS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IFS in the West Midlands

IFS
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 IFS in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for IFS in the West Midlands

IFS
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 IFS within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 25 June 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 - 1 - -
IFS
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing IFS 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 IFS.

1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Epicor
1 1 (100.00%) JD Edwards
1 1 (100.00%) Unit4 Business World
1 1 (100.00%) Sage
1 1 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (100.00%) NetSuite
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) Infor
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (100.00%) SAP HANA
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) FinancialForce
1 1 (100.00%) Xero

IFS
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:

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (100.00%) NetSuite
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (100.00%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) FinancialForce
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) SAP HANA
General
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Epicor
1 1 (100.00%) Infor
1 1 (100.00%) JD Edwards
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Sage
1 1 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) Xero