The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Freedom of Information Act in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Freedom of Information Act over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
Rank - - 109
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information Act 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.044%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £165
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 - £283
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
487 419 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.53% 19.53% 18.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 215 206
Average daily rate £350 £320 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -7.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £504 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 28 33
Average hourly rate £19.50 £16.50 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -41.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £10.67 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.70 £30.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

Freedom of Information Act
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Freedom of Information Act across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Freedom of Information Act Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Freedom of Information Act
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Freedom of Information Act across the West Midlands region.

Freedom of Information Act Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Freedom of Information Act
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Freedom of Information Act across the West Midlands region.

Freedom of Information Act Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands