Period
to 20 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for 5G skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited 5G over the 6 months to 20 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.

5G
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 97 -
Contract jobs citing 5G 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham - 0.20% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median daily rate - - -
West Midlands median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £24.98 -

5G 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 192 250 221
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 13.49% 16.53% 14.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 189 145
Birmingham median daily rate £350 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -12.50% +20.30%
10th Percentile £166 £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 6
Birmingham median hourly rate £21.00 £13.93 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.75% -3.93% -17.14%
10th Percentile £16.72 £9.93 £12.03
90th Percentile £42.50 £27.70 £29.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.92 £24.98 £23.25
% change year-on-year -32.28% +7.44% +32.86%