Period
to 24 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Squid skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Squid over the 6 months to 24 July 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.

Squid Cache
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 185
Contract jobs citing Squid 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - - 0.019%
As % of the System Software category - - 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median daily rate - - -
England median daily rate £375 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -16.61% +5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £47.50 - £40.00

Squid is in the system software 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 system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 476 615 511
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 10.82% 10.26% 9.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 324 247
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £393 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.91% +16.30% +12.50%
10th Percentile £144 £172 £145
90th Percentile £559 £506 £488
England median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 59 91
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.34 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.31% -13.33% +11.11%
10th Percentile £10.30 £10.00 £9.50
90th Percentile £20.10 £23.95 £28.75
England median hourly rate £16.00 £15.23 £16.00
% change year-on-year +5.07% -4.83% +3.23%

Squid
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Squid in the West Midlands

Squid
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Squid in the West Midlands