The table below looks at the statistics for RTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RTP over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Real-Time Transport Protocol (RTP)
Rank - - 57
Contract jobs citing RTP 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £310 £400
% change year-on-year
+45.16% -22.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 - -
RTP
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
136 155 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.69% 18.77% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 98 41
Median daily rate £344 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £280 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 6
Median hourly rate £11.80 £26.00 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.61% +103.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £9.90 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £28.00 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £29.59 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +47.92%

RTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing RTP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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