The table below looks at the statistics for POP3 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 POP3 over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Post Office Protocol, version 3 (POP3)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing POP3 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £344 £400
% change year-on-year
+23.63% -14.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
POP3
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
446 274 371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.15% 11.42% 15.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 147 176
Median daily rate £350 £320 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £222 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 31 30
Median hourly rate £36.00 £19.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.47% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £43.78 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

POP3
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

POP3 Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

POP3
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

POP3 Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

POP3
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

POP3 Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands