Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for OLE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OLE over the 6 months to 20 November 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.

Object Linking and Embedding (OLE)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 210 -
Contract jobs citing OLE 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.016% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.064% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
West Midlands median daily rate - £125 -
England median daily rate £413 £356 £420
% change year-on-year +15.87% -15.24% -1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £47.50 - -

OLE is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks 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 technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1160 1559 1129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 24.16% 25.45% 22.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 768 955 689
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £263 £268 £213
90th Percentile £563 £523 £495
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 17 32
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.58 £23.00 £28.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.96% -19.57% +3.98%
10th Percentile £18.38 £10.40 £11.08
90th Percentile £41.15 £39.82 £43.78
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

OLE
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for OLE in the West Midlands