The table below looks at the statistics for Postgraduate 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 Postgraduate over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 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.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Postgraduate
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Postgraduate 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £525 £375
% change year-on-year
- +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £22.50
Postgraduate
England

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

Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
645 433 416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.57% 18.12% 17.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 267 198
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £213 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £490 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 31 35
Median hourly rate £25.12 £30.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.26% +39.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £14.04 £8.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £44.00 £35.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+35.41% +29.72%

Postgraduate
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Postgraduate Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands