The table below looks at the statistics for Pay per click skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pay per click over the 3 months to 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pay per click (PPC)
Rank - - 125
Contract jobs citing Pay per click 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.039%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £195 £213 £275
% change year-on-year
-8.23% -22.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £40.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-63.75% +39.13%
Pay per click
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2608 1979 1920
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.22% 78.41% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1552 1155 984
Median daily rate £400 £390 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +6.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 101 117
Median hourly rate £18.00 £31.44 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.74% +4.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.05 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +26.94%

Pay per click
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Pay per click as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Pay per click Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Pay per click
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Pay per click Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Pay per click
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Pay per click Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £14 - £15 per hour + £25.00 ppc
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £13 - £16 per hour + £25.00 ppc
Posted: Yesterday