The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term New Media in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited New Media over the 3 months to 18 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 terms in our Miscellaneous category 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
New Media
Rank - 48 49
Contract jobs citing New Media 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - 0.20% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.08% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £438 £325
% change year-on-year
-25.71% +34.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.00
Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
119 93 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.41% 18.16% 14.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 53 45
Average daily rate £256 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.15% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £90 £231 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 8
Average hourly rate £30.50 £14.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+117.85% -1.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £11.50 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £32.50 £19.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
New Media
West Midlands

New Media
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

New Media Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

New Media
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

New Media Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham