Period
to 18 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Logistics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Logistics over the 6 months to 18 September 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.

Logistics
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 141 119 126
Rank change year-on-year -22 +7 -8
Contract jobs citing Logistics 60 63 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.17% 1.41% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 1.68% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 54 49
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £375 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -8.54% +2.50%
10th Percentile £351 £289 £110
90th Percentile £538 £475 £605
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
West Midlands median hourly rate £8.50 £22.74 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.62% +74.92% -35.00%
10th Percentile £8.25 £21.22 £12.00
90th Percentile £8.75 £23.66 £14.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £24.24 £23.00
% change year-on-year +44.39% +5.39% +17.86%

Logistics is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,294 3,751 5,138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 83.87% 83.82% 83.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,548 2,368 3,043
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £264 £250 £243
90th Percentile £575 £545 £550
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 141 120
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £22.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.82% +22.22% -18.18%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.25 £10.75
90th Percentile £35.00 £52.50 £40.00
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.20 £23.50
% change year-on-year -9.46% -1.30% +6.82%

Logistics
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Logistics in the West Midlands

Logistics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Logistics in the West Midlands

Logistics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Logistics in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Logistics in the West Midlands

Logistics
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 Logistics in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Logistics in the West Midlands

Logistics
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 Logistics within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 September 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 -16 18 £419 +13.18% 17
Staffordshire -6 13 £390 +6.85% 4
Warwickshire +10 7 £433 +1.76% 11
Coventry -17 6 £363 +9.85% 5
Shropshire -35 5 £500 - 2
Worcestershire - 3 £325 - 1
Wolverhampton 0 1 - - 1
Herefordshire -5 1 £425 +13.33%
Solihull -7 1 - - 1
Logistics
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Logistics 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 Logistics.

1 22 (36.67%) Retail
2 16 (26.67%) Project Management
3 10 (16.67%) FMCG
4 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (13.33%) Finance
5 8 (13.33%) ERP
6 7 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (10.00%) .NET
7 6 (10.00%) Oracle
7 6 (10.00%) SAP
7 6 (10.00%) PRINCE2
8 5 (8.33%) SQL Server
8 5 (8.33%) Automotive
9 4 (6.67%) Service Delivery
9 4 (6.67%) Data Analysis
9 4 (6.67%) C#
9 4 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (6.67%) Migration
10 3 (5.00%) GDPR
10 3 (5.00%) User Experience
10 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (5.00%) SDLC
10 3 (5.00%) Security Cleared
10 3 (5.00%) Business Analysis
10 3 (5.00%) Data Migration
10 3 (5.00%) PCI DSS
10 3 (5.00%) Waterfall
10 3 (5.00%) RedPrairie
10 3 (5.00%) Open Source
10 3 (5.00%) JDA

Logistics
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:

Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) SAP PP
2 1 (1.67%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.67%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) Internet
1 2 (3.33%) Radio Access Network
1 2 (3.33%) Wireless
2 1 (1.67%) Firewall
2 1 (1.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.67%) QlikView
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) JIRA
General
1 22 (36.67%) Retail
2 8 (13.33%) Finance
3 5 (8.33%) Automotive
4 3 (5.00%) Legal
4 3 (5.00%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.33%) Law
6 1 (1.67%) Marketing
6 1 (1.67%) Military
6 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (28.33%) Project Manager
2 12 (20.00%) Analyst
2 12 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 8 (13.33%) Developer
4 6 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 6 (10.00%) Coordinator
5 5 (8.33%) Project Coordinator
6 4 (6.67%) Architect
6 4 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (6.67%) C# Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Consultant
6 4 (6.67%) Delivery Project Manager
6 4 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Logistics Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Logistics Business Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Supply Chain Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Supply Chain Business Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Logistics Project Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Retail Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.00%) .NET
2 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.67%) JMS
3 1 (1.67%) jQuery
3 1 (1.67%) Rendezvous
3 1 (1.67%) REST
3 1 (1.67%) RESTful
3 1 (1.67%) SOAP
3 1 (1.67%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (1.67%) Visualforce
3 1 (1.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.67%) FMCG
2 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.00%) User Experience
3 1 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.67%) Windows
1 1 (1.67%) Windows 10
1 1 (1.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (26.67%) Project Management
2 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (13.33%) ERP
4 7 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 4 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (6.67%) Data Analysis
6 4 (6.67%) Migration
6 4 (6.67%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.00%) B2B
7 3 (5.00%) Business Analysis
7 3 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (5.00%) Data Migration
7 3 (5.00%) ITIL
7 3 (5.00%) Open Source
7 3 (5.00%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (5.00%) SDLC
7 3 (5.00%) Waterfall
8 2 (3.33%) Acceptance Criteria
8 2 (3.33%) Supply Chain Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.67%) C#
2 2 (3.33%) Java
2 2 (3.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) APMP
3 1 (1.67%) CIPD
3 1 (1.67%) Degree
3 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) GDPR
1 3 (5.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.33%) SLA
3 1 (1.67%) Def Stans
3 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (1.67%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.67%) QA
3 1 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) SCCM
1 1 (1.67%) SCOM
1 1 (1.67%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 6 (10.00%) Oracle
1 6 (10.00%) SAP
2 3 (5.00%) JDA
2 3 (5.00%) RedPrairie
3 2 (3.33%) Ericsson
3 2 (3.33%) Huawei
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.33%) Nokia
3 2 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (3.33%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.67%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.67%) Cisco
4 1 (1.67%) Informatica
4 1 (1.67%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.67%) Sage
4 1 (1.67%) Teradata
4 1 (1.67%) TIBCO