The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of ION Trading products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ION Trading over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within ION Trading.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ION Trading
Rank - 58 -
Contract jobs citing ION Trading 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - 0.14% -
As % of the Vendors category - 0.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+21.87% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
ION Trading
West Midlands

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

Vendors Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
355 349 403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 46.22% 49.02% 52.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 173 216
Median daily rate £400 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £259 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £577 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 20 23
Median hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £35.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

ION Trading
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing ION Trading as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

ION Trading Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

ION Trading
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

ION Trading Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham