The table below looks at the statistics for Grunt skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Grunt over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Grunt
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Grunt 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - -
As % of the Development Applications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £350 -
% change year-on-year
-3.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £80.00 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Development Applications Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
63 60 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.27% 9.36% 12.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 42 26
Average daily rate £350 £320 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -24.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £213 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.18% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%