The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NPfIT in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NPfIT over the 3 months to 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Programme for IT (NPfIT)
Rank - - 114
Contract jobs citing NPfIT 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.042%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £325 £265
% change year-on-year
- +22.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
NPfIT
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
720 733 662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.13% 27.34% 27.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 447 304
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 64 66
Median hourly rate £13.50 £22.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -13.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.81 £12.71 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -7.31%

NPfIT
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing NPfIT as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

NPfIT Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

NPfIT
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

NPfIT Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

NPfIT
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

NPfIT Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands