The table below looks at the statistics for 3GPP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3GPP over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
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
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £425 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +41.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.50%
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
136 159 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.85% 19.25% 12.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 100 42
Median daily rate £338 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £282 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 6
Median hourly rate £11.80 £26.00 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.61% +103.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £14.80 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £28.00 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +40.00%

3GPP
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing 3GPP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

3GPP Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham