The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for knowledge and experience of TOWER Software products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited TOWER Software over the 3 months to 27 June 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within TOWER Software.

TOWER Software
England / West Midlands
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 140 -
Contract jobs citing TOWER Software 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.033% -
As % of the Vendors category - 0.068% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £275 £450
% change year-on-year - -38.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

TOWER Software is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 937 1460 1090
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 45.33% 48.15% 46.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 554 804 633
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £210 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 45 72
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.53% -23.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.96 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.80 £22.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.92 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.32% +13.05%  

TOWER Software
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for TOWER Software in the West Midlands

TOWER Software
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TOWER Software in the West Midlands