Period
to 15 July 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Micro Focus products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Micro Focus over the 6 months to 15 July 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 Micro Focus.

Micro Focus
England > West Midlands
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 197 169 206
Rank change year-on-year -28 +37 -56
Contract jobs citing Micro Focus 1 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.019% 0.11% 0.083%
As % of the Vendors category 0.043% 0.26% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median daily rate - - -
England median daily rate £400 £525 £350
% change year-on-year -23.81% +50.00% +29.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 5
West Midlands median hourly rate - £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
England median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -30.00% +11.11% -

Micro Focus 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 2,320 1,914 2,891
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 45.06% 43.22% 48.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,353 1,135 1,563
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +7.38%
10th Percentile £235 £225 £225
90th Percentile £580 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £435 £415
% change year-on-year +3.45% +4.82% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 82 84
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.80% +25.89% -18.67%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £9.52
90th Percentile £29.75 £44.65 £25.08
England median hourly rate £17.54 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +3.18% -2.86% -

Micro Focus
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Micro Focus in the West Midlands

Micro Focus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Micro Focus in the West Midlands

Micro Focus
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 Micro Focus in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Micro Focus in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 15 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Micro Focus 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 Micro Focus.

1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft

Micro Focus
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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) COBOL Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft