Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for 3G skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited 3G over the 6 months to 23 October 2018 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.

3G
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 92 105
Contract jobs citing 3G 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham - 0.20% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.20% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Birmingham median daily rate - - £169
West Midlands median daily rate £226 £260 £260
% change year-on-year -12.98% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £14.20 -

3G 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 193 250 222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 13.44% 16.45% 14.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 189 145
Birmingham median daily rate £350 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -12.50% +23.08%
10th Percentile £167 £155 £204
90th Percentile £488 £488 £542
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 7
Birmingham median hourly rate £21.00 £13.93 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.75% -12.94% -8.57%
10th Percentile £16.72 £9.93 £12.07
90th Percentile £42.50 £27.70 £27.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.50 £24.98 £21.50
% change year-on-year -33.95% +16.19% +22.86%

3G
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing 3G as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for 3G in Birmingham

3G
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 3G in Birmingham

3G
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3G in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for 3G in Birmingham