Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for 2G skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited 2G over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

2G
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 81
Contract jobs citing 2G 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham - - 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Birmingham median daily rate - - £265
West Midlands median daily rate £260 £260 £267
% change year-on-year - -2.71% +18.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £43.78

2G is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 277 211 186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 17.23% 13.92% 13.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 134 114
Birmingham median daily rate £350 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% -7.14%
10th Percentile £154 £203 £173
90th Percentile £488 £534 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £388 £350
% change year-on-year -3.23% +10.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 15
Birmingham median hourly rate £13.75 £15.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% -3.23% -18.42%
10th Percentile £9.98 £10.69 £10.73
90th Percentile £31.10 £26.00 £20.85
West Midlands median hourly rate £22.49 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +7.10% +20.00% -12.50%

2G
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing 2G as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for 2G in Birmingham

2G
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing 2G in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for 2G in Birmingham