The table below looks at the statistics for RTP 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 RTP over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Real-Time Transport Protocol (RTP)
England / West Midlands
Rank - 126 -
Contract jobs citing RTP 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.079% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.80% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £525 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £475 £350
% change year-on-year
-23.68% +35.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-8.12% -

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
342 250 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.17% 9.82% 13.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 125 126
Median daily rate £363 £400 £286
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +39.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 7 51
Median hourly rate £22.23 £18.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.47% -34.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.02 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.10 £25.80 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +36.36%

RTP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

RTP Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

RTP
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

RTP Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands