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

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Northgate Information Solutions plc.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Northgate
England / West Midlands
Rank - 125 117
Contract jobs citing Northgate 0 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.39% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 2
Median daily rate - £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.12%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £400 £425
% change year-on-year -25.00% -5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £20.00

Northgate 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 955 1288 1242
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 41.85% 48.35% 50.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 563 643 642
Median daily rate £400 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.43% +9.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £261 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 38 102
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 £16.25 £19.50 £17.22
% change year-on-year -16.64% +13.21%  

Northgate
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Northgate in the West Midlands

Northgate
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Northgate in the West Midlands

Northgate
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 Northgate in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Northgate in the West Midlands