The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of DataFlux products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DataFlux over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Birmingham region.

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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within SAS DataFlux.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DataFlux
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing DataFlux 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £383 £413
% change year-on-year
-0.32% -7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
319 231 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 52.38% 45.21% 45.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 109 132
Average daily rate £350 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 20
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.05 £10.80 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
DataFlux
West Midlands

DataFlux
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

DataFlux Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham