Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for BC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 18 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.

Basic Check (BC) Clearance
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 99 79
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 0 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham - 0.13% 0.37%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.65% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Birmingham median daily rate - £500 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +53.85% -9.72%
West Midlands median daily rate £470 £500 £330
% change year-on-year -6.00% +51.52% -1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

BC Cleared is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications 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 academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Birmingham
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 259 309 267
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 16.57% 20.17% 19.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 186 155
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -
10th Percentile £235 £250 £179
90th Percentile £500 £525 £528
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £395 £350
% change year-on-year +1.27% +12.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 14
Birmingham median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £35.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% -46.85% +95.89%
10th Percentile £13.85 £15.45 £9.67
90th Percentile £37.25 £25.00 £47.78
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.50 £24.50 £31.44
% change year-on-year +24.49% -22.07% +44.55%

BC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing BC Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for BC Cleared in Birmingham

BC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BC Cleared in Birmingham

BC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BC Cleared in Birmingham