The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of PlateSpin products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Wolverhampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PlateSpin over the 3 months to 6 May 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within PlateSpin Ltd.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PlateSpin
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing PlateSpin 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £494 -
% change year-on-year
-8.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
PlateSpin
West Midlands

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

Vendors Category
Wolverhampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
12 25 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 32.43% 54.35% 53.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 16
Median daily rate £378 £225 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+67.77% -40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £150 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £15.50 £22.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.54% +37.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%