The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for ResourceLink skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ResourceLink over the 3 months to 29 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.

NGA HR ResourceLink Aurora
England / West Midlands
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing ResourceLink 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.045% - -
As % of the Business Applications category 0.59% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £550 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £275 £300
% change year-on-year +36.36% -8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £26.83

ResourceLink is in the business application skills category. The next 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 business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 169 197 276
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 7.55% 7.17% 10.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 119 135
Median daily rate £425 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £296 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £588 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Median hourly rate £58.00 £22.25 £24.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +160.67% -10.10%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +41.81% +57.14%  

ResourceLink
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for ResourceLink in the West Midlands

ResourceLink
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ResourceLink in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ResourceLink 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 ResourceLink.

1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) NGA Human Resources

ResourceLink
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%) Payroll Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) NGA Human Resources