The table below looks at the statistics for Squid skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Squid over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Squid Cache
Rank - - 64
Contract jobs citing Squid 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - 0.13%
As % of the System Software category - - 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £519 £390
% change year-on-year
-18.07% +33.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Squid
West Midlands

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

System Software Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
72 66 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.50% 8.97% 10.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 45 39
Median daily rate £400 £335 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% +11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £204 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £511 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 18
Median hourly rate £16.00 £42.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.35% +112.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £12.90 £10.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.15 £42.50 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%

Squid
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Squid as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

Squid Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Squid
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Squid Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham