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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Freedom of Information Act over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
Rank - 120 -
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information Act 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.042% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £360 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £360 £440
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Freedom of Information Act
England

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
859 635 661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.40% 26.58% 28.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 391 316
Median daily rate £380 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 52 59
Median hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £33.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -46.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.95 £35.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -12.19%

Freedom of Information Act
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Freedom of Information Act as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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