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 30 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Real-Time Transport Protocol (RTP)
Rank - 118 -
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 - 0.65% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £275 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £548 £310 £388
% change year-on-year
+76.61% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 - £40.00
RTP
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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
476 310 448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.72% 12.22% 17.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 155 226
Median daily rate £375 £310 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -3.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £478 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
- +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 35 30
Median hourly rate £40.00 £16.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.42% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £12.35 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £43.78 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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