The table below looks at the statistics for 4G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 4G over the 3 months to 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
4G
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank - 60 50
Contract jobs citing 4G 0 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - 0.32% 0.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.98% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £325 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.43%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £325 £290
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +12.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
- -21.81%

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
105 101 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.50% 16.03% 16.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 50 49
Median daily rate £313 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £150 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £455 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 5
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £10.73 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £18.65 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

4G
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing 4G as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

4G Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

4G
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 4G across the Birmingham region.

4G Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham