The table below looks at the statistics for 2G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 2G over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
2G
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank - 58 54
Contract jobs citing 2G 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - 0.16% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.20% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £270 £266
% change year-on-year
+29.62% +1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 - £35.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
111 83 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.29% 12.99% 15.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 41 41
Median daily rate £313 £369 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.25% +34.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £164 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £461 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 £10.73 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.47% -26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.73 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.35 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-38.57% +32.07%

2G
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing 2G as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

2G Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

2G
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 2G across the Birmingham region.

2G Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham