The table below looks at the statistics for RTP 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 RTP over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Real-Time Transport Protocol (RTP)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing RTP 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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West Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
82 137 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 11.01% 17.89% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 84 47
Average daily rate £313 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.34% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £220 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £451 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

RTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

RTP Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

RTP
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

RTP Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham