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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Real-Time Transport Protocol (RTP)
Rank - - 116
Contract jobs citing RTP 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.042%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £548 £400 £444
% change year-on-year
+36.87% -9.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 - -
RTP
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
357 336 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.05% 13.11% 15.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 160 188
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £170 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 27 30
Median hourly rate £15.71 £14.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.36% -27.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.18 £10.89 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £34.86 £29.21
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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