The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Digital TV in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Digital TV over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Television (Digital TV)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Digital TV 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £361 £318 £363
% change year-on-year
+13.70% -12.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £38.00 -
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -
Digital TV
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
215 185 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 27.71% 25.07% 28.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 117 113
Median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £187 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 5
Median hourly rate £10.60 £12.88 £12.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.66% +6.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+11.25% +5.26%