Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Cloud Computing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cloud Computing over the 6 months to 25 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.

Cloud Computing
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 83 80
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 0 21 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham - 1.39% 0.29%
As % of the Cloud Services category - 10.55% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 16 3
Birmingham median daily rate - £349 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -22.56% -
West Midlands median daily rate £470 £350 £425
% change year-on-year +34.29% -17.65% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £13.50 - -

Cloud Computing is in the Cloud Services 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 cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 282 199 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 17.65% 13.17% 6.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 116 57
Birmingham median daily rate £401 £416 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.78% +4.06% -11.11%
10th Percentile £196 £250 £263
90th Percentile £550 £575 £600
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 1
Birmingham median hourly rate £11.75 £17.75 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.80% +42.00% -37.50%
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.25 £16.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year -10.94% -9.86% -11.25%

Cloud Computing
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Computing in Birmingham

Cloud Computing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cloud Computing in Birmingham