Period
to 19 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for knowledge and experience of BT products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited BT over the 6 months to 19 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within BT Group plc.

BT
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 102 80
Rank change year-on-year +7 -22 +9
Contract jobs citing BT 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.26% 0.066% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.60% 0.13% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Birmingham median daily rate £160 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -70.91% - -
West Midlands median daily rate £175 £400 £300
% change year-on-year -56.25% +33.33% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Birmingham median hourly rate - - £12.35
West Midlands median hourly rate - £15.50 £12.35
% change year-on-year - +25.51% -

BT is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Birmingham.

All Vendors
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 668 755 646
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 42.96% 49.64% 47.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 452 338
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £213 £216
90th Percentile £538 £575 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 31 39
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.22 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.97% -3.33% -
10th Percentile £10.10 £10.60 £10.60
90th Percentile £20.88 £20.70 £34.20
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year +6.90% -8.52% +0.51%

BT
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for BT in Birmingham

BT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BT in Birmingham

BT
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BT in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing BT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for BT.

1 2 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (25.00%) DSLAM
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) XHTML
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (25.00%) Huawei
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) People Management

BT
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) DSLAM
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Coordinator
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Coordinator
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Commissioning Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Platform Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Project Coordinator
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF Architect
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF Enterprise Architect
2 1 (25.00%) UML Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) XHTML
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Analytics
1 1 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
1 1 (25.00%) People Management
1 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (25.00%) UML
1 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Huawei
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle