The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Niku products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Niku over the 3 months to 24 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within the Niku Corporation.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Niku
England / West Midlands
Rank 115 124 119
Rank change year-on-year +9 -5  
Contract jobs citing Niku 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.037% 0.080%
As % of the Vendors category 0.31% 0.077% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £440
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Niku 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 964 1300 1270
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 41.82% 48.45% 50.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 571 650 654
Median daily rate £400 £409 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.14% +9.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 38 103
Median hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.13% -36.09%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £9.58 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.88 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Niku in the West Midlands

Niku
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Niku in the West Midlands

Niku
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 Niku within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 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
Shropshire +35 3 - - 1
Niku
England

Niku
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Niku 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 Niku.

1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Open Workbench
1 3 (100.00%) PMO
2 2 (66.67%) MS Project
2 2 (66.67%) Change Control
2 2 (66.67%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Confluence
3 1 (33.33%) People Management

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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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) Open Workbench
2 2 (66.67%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Financial Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) PMO Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) PMO Lead
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) People Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft