Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 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.

NGA ResourceLink
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 184 208 171
Rank change year-on-year +24 -37 -
Contract jobs citing ResourceLink 4 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.083% 0.11% 0.020%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.90% 0.98% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
West Midlands median daily rate £500 £388 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.03% -6.06% -
England median daily rate £400 £300 £310
% change year-on-year +33.33% -3.23% -17.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £14.50 £62.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -76.61% +188.37% -19.87%

ResourceLink is in the Business Applications 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 business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 445 711 439
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 9.20% 11.48% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 375 232
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £413 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -1.20% +1.21%
10th Percentile £313 £294 £275
90th Percentile £575 £583 £574
England median daily rate £475 £445 £434
% change year-on-year +6.74% +2.48% -0.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 16
West Midlands median hourly rate £38.75 £17.50 £25.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +121.43% -30.17% -20.44%
10th Percentile £19.65 £14.70 £15.88
90th Percentile £51.72 £38.00 £43.75
England median hourly rate £27.50 £31.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -11.29% +12.73% +4.76%

ResourceLink
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

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

ResourceLink
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 ResourceLink within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire - 2 £500 -
Coventry - 1 - -
ResourceLink
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 2 (50.00%) SAP
1 2 (50.00%) Kronos
1 2 (50.00%) NGA Human Resources
1 2 (50.00%) SaaS
1 2 (50.00%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (25.00%) iTrent
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Cognos
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) iTrent
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) SaaS
1 2 (50.00%) SuccessFactors
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Functional Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) SaaS Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) SAP Functional Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) SAP HCM Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Payroll Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Kronos
1 2 (50.00%) NGA Human Resources
1 2 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) Cognos