Period
to 24 November 2017

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

Stakeholder Engagement
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 121 77
Rank change year-on-year +41 -44 +49
Contract jobs citing Stakeholder Engagement 110 85 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.26% 1.38% 2.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.72% 1.66% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 59 70
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £365 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.44% -12.31% +7.42%
10th Percentile £325 £207 £300
90th Percentile £581 £600 £625
England median daily rate £469 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.11% +5.88% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 - -
England median hourly rate £34.00 £28.42 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.63% -5.27% -40.00%

Stakeholder Engagement is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4040 5125 3948
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 83.01% 83.13% 79.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2578 3073 2258
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £244 £250 £240
90th Percentile £550 £550 £532
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 138 178
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £11.40 £10.75 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £40.00 £43.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

Stakeholder Engagement
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Stakeholder Engagement in the West Midlands

Stakeholder Engagement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Stakeholder Engagement in the West Midlands

Stakeholder Engagement
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Stakeholder Engagement in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Stakeholder Engagement in the West Midlands

Stakeholder Engagement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Stakeholder Engagement in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Stakeholder Engagement in the West Midlands

Stakeholder Engagement
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Stakeholder Engagement in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Stakeholder Engagement in the West Midlands

Stakeholder Engagement
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 Stakeholder Engagement within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 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
Birmingham +25 34 £425 +28.79% 1
Coventry +24 23 £425 -3.95%
Shropshire +26 9 £525 +9.38%
Warwickshire -9 9 £425 -16.67% 1
Wolverhampton +2 5 £350 -14.89%
Solihull +8 4 £448 +98.89% 1
Staffordshire +8 1 £410 +36.67% 1
Stakeholder Engagement
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Stakeholder Engagement 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 Stakeholder Engagement.

1 32 (29.09%) Stakeholder Management
2 27 (24.55%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (20.91%) Finance
4 21 (19.09%) Project Management
5 19 (17.27%) Change Management
6 13 (11.82%) Migration
7 12 (10.91%) Collaborative Working
8 10 (9.09%) E-Commerce
8 10 (9.09%) Waterfall
8 10 (9.09%) Service Design
9 9 (8.18%) Mentoring
9 9 (8.18%) Degree
9 9 (8.18%) Business Analysis
10 8 (7.27%) User Stories
11 7 (6.36%) Coaching
11 7 (6.36%) User Experience
11 7 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (6.36%) Data Centre
11 7 (6.36%) ERP
11 7 (6.36%) Windows
11 7 (6.36%) GDPR
11 7 (6.36%) PMO
12 6 (5.45%) Contract Management
12 6 (5.45%) CRM
12 6 (5.45%) CSS
12 6 (5.45%) HTML
12 6 (5.45%) Microsoft
12 6 (5.45%) Automotive
12 6 (5.45%) Management Information System
12 6 (5.45%) Programme Management

Stakeholder Engagement
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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.73%) SAS
2 2 (1.82%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.82%) Confluence
2 2 (1.82%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.91%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.82%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.91%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.91%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (0.91%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.82%) Office 365
2 1 (0.91%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.91%) IaaS
2 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.91%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.82%) Intranet
2 1 (0.91%) Firewall
2 1 (0.91%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (0.91%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.73%) Hadoop
2 2 (1.82%) Big Data
3 1 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.91%) QlikView
3 1 (0.91%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.91%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 5 (4.55%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (3.64%) JIRA
3 1 (0.91%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (20.91%) Finance
2 6 (5.45%) Automotive
3 5 (4.55%) Legal
4 4 (3.64%) Marketing
5 3 (2.73%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.82%) Retail
7 1 (0.91%) Banking
7 1 (0.91%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (25.45%) Project Manager
2 21 (19.09%) Analyst
3 19 (17.27%) Business Analyst
4 9 (8.18%) Infrastructure Manager
5 6 (5.45%) Designer
6 5 (4.55%) Contracts Manager
6 5 (4.55%) Infrastructure Test Manager
6 5 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (4.55%) Test Manager
7 4 (3.64%) Applications Manager
7 4 (3.64%) Business Manager
7 4 (3.64%) Consultant
7 4 (3.64%) Data Business Analyst
7 4 (3.64%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 4 (3.64%) Product Manager
7 4 (3.64%) Programme Manager
7 4 (3.64%) Senior Designer
7 4 (3.64%) User Experience Researcher
7 4 (3.64%) User Researcher
8 3 (2.73%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.45%) CSS
1 6 (5.45%) HTML
2 1 (0.91%) Middleware
2 1 (0.91%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (6.36%) Data Centre
1 7 (6.36%) User Experience
2 6 (5.45%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.73%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.73%) NHS
3 3 (2.73%) Social Media
4 2 (1.82%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.91%) Learning Management System
5 1 (0.91%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.91%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.36%) Windows
2 5 (4.55%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.91%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (29.09%) Stakeholder Management
2 27 (24.55%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (19.09%) Project Management
4 19 (17.27%) Change Management
5 13 (11.82%) Migration
6 12 (10.91%) Collaborative Working
7 10 (9.09%) E-Commerce
7 10 (9.09%) Service Design
7 10 (9.09%) Waterfall
8 9 (8.18%) Business Analysis
8 9 (8.18%) Mentoring
9 8 (7.27%) User Stories
10 7 (6.36%) Coaching
10 7 (6.36%) ERP
11 6 (5.45%) CRM
11 6 (5.45%) Programme Management
11 6 (5.45%) Scrum
11 6 (5.45%) Test Strategy
11 6 (5.45%) Transition Management
11 6 (5.45%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.82%) R
2 1 (0.91%) C++
2 1 (0.91%) COBOL
2 1 (0.91%) MATLAB
2 1 (0.91%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (8.18%) Degree
2 3 (2.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.91%) ISEB
3 1 (0.91%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (0.91%) MCP
3 1 (0.91%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.91%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.36%) GDPR
1 7 (6.36%) PMO
2 2 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.82%) QA
3 1 (0.91%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 6 (5.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.55%) IBM
3 3 (2.73%) SAP
4 2 (1.82%) Oracle
5 1 (0.91%) Google
5 1 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.91%) Tableau