The table below looks at the statistics for POP3 skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited POP3 over the 3 months to 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Post Office Protocol, version 3 (POP3)
Rank - - 201
Contract jobs citing POP3 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - - 0.035%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate - £500 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
POP3
London

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

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
444 360 751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.54% 10.51% 13.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 269 541
Median daily rate £450 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £238 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 17
Median hourly rate £55.00 £23.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.13% +17.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

POP3
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing POP3 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

POP3 Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

POP3
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing POP3 across the City of London region.

POP3 Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

POP3
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing POP3 across the City of London region.

POP3 Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London