Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 82 -
Contract jobs citing 5G 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham - 0.15% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.10% -
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 £30.21 - -

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 179 182 233
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 11.78% 13.89% 15.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 135 135
Birmingham median daily rate £350 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +11.11% -1.46%
10th Percentile £192 £214 £185
90th Percentile £521 £500 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.11% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 13
Birmingham median hourly rate £21.00 £13.86 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.52% +10.88% -41.86%
10th Percentile £16.19 £9.90 £10.73
90th Percentile £43.75 £25.70 £26.25
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.42 £16.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year +3.99% -22.09% +13.16%