The table below looks at the statistics for Broadband skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Broadband over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Broadband
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank - - 56
Contract jobs citing Broadband 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £153
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.50 £43.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-73.56% +19.17%

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
112 78 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.15% 12.52% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 39 41
Median daily rate £325 £368 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.56% +28.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £158 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £455 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 8
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 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +41.50%

Broadband
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Broadband Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Broadband
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Broadband Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Broadband
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Broadband across the Birmingham region.

Broadband Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham