The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank - 61 59
Contract jobs citing GIS 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - 0.41% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.39% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £310 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £338 £355
% change year-on-year
+9.62% -4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £9.38
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +65.33%
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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
168 216 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 23.20% 29.75% 25.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 129 85
Average daily rate £345 £325 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% -11.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £160 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 7
Average hourly rate £21.50 £13.10 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.12% -20.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £6.61 £12.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £175.00 £26.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +7.69%

GIS
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

GIS
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

GIS Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

GIS
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

GIS Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham