The table below looks at the statistics for 3GPP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3GPP over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing 3GPP 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+41.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
3GPP
West Midlands

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
156 74 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.93% 12.05% 10.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 41 29
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £183 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 3
Average hourly rate £26.00 £12.75 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.92% -1.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -10.11%

3GPP
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 3GPP across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

3GPP Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham