Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Internet skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Internet over the 6 months to 24 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.

Internet
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 86 70
Rank change year-on-year +5 -16 +9
Contract jobs citing Internet 16 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.00% 1.06% 1.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.78% 7.58% 8.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 11
Birmingham median daily rate £363 £545 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.49% +39.74% +11.43%
10th Percentile £304 £260 £275
90th Percentile £375 £550 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -16.67% +12.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate £13.50 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £27.50 £15.43 £31.03
% change year-on-year +78.28% -50.28% +106.83%

Internet 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 277 211 186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 17.23% 13.92% 13.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 134 114
Birmingham median daily rate £350 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% -7.14%
10th Percentile £154 £203 £173
90th Percentile £488 £534 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £388 £350
% change year-on-year -3.23% +10.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 15
Birmingham median hourly rate £13.75 £15.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% -3.23% -18.42%
10th Percentile £9.98 £10.69 £10.73
90th Percentile £31.10 £26.00 £20.85
West Midlands median hourly rate £22.49 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +7.10% +20.00% -12.50%

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Internet in Birmingham

Internet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Internet in Birmingham

Internet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Internet in Birmingham over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Internet in Birmingham

Internet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Internet in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Internet 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 Internet.

1 9 (56.25%) SEO
1 9 (56.25%) Web Analytics
1 9 (56.25%) Analytics
2 6 (37.50%) Legal
3 5 (31.25%) Publishing
3 5 (31.25%) Collaborative Working
4 3 (18.75%) Firewall
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) PKI
4 3 (18.75%) DNS
4 3 (18.75%) SSL
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (12.50%) MPLS
5 2 (12.50%) B2B
5 2 (12.50%) B2C
5 2 (12.50%) IIS
5 2 (12.50%) WAN
5 2 (12.50%) HTML
5 2 (12.50%) Java
5 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 2 (12.50%) PHP
5 2 (12.50%) Web Services
5 2 (12.50%) XML
5 2 (12.50%) Windows
5 2 (12.50%) LAN
5 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
5 2 (12.50%) MVC
5 2 (12.50%) VMware
5 2 (12.50%) SOLID

Internet
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) DNS
1 3 (18.75%) Firewall
1 3 (18.75%) SSL
2 2 (12.50%) LAN
2 2 (12.50%) MPLS
2 2 (12.50%) WAN
3 1 (6.25%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (6.25%) FTP
3 1 (6.25%) GSM
3 1 (6.25%) Kerberos
3 1 (6.25%) LDAP
3 1 (6.25%) Network Security
3 1 (6.25%) PABX
3 1 (6.25%) PBX
3 1 (6.25%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (6.25%) SMS
3 1 (6.25%) VoIP
3 1 (6.25%) VPN
3 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Metasploit
General
1 6 (37.50%) Legal
2 5 (31.25%) Publishing
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Content Designer
1 9 (56.25%) Designer
2 6 (37.50%) Digital Content Designer
2 6 (37.50%) Digital Designer
3 2 (12.50%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing Executive
4 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Digital Content Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Digital Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Technical Architect
4 1 (6.25%) SEO Executive
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Design Authority
4 1 (6.25%) UX Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) HTML
1 2 (12.50%) jQuery
1 2 (12.50%) Web Services
1 2 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) J2EE
2 1 (6.25%) LAMP
2 1 (6.25%) REST
2 1 (6.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) PKI
2 1 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
1 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Analytics
1 9 (56.25%) SEO
1 9 (56.25%) Web Analytics
2 5 (31.25%) Collaborative Working
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) B2B
4 2 (12.50%) B2C
4 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 2 (12.50%) MVC
4 2 (12.50%) SDLC
4 2 (12.50%) SOLID
5 1 (6.25%) Content Writing
5 1 (6.25%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Line Management
5 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) Open Source
5 1 (6.25%) Release Management
5 1 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Java
1 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 2 (12.50%) PHP
2 1 (6.25%) C
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) CCNA
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) iptables
1 1 (6.25%) Postfix
1 1 (6.25%) Samba
1 1 (6.25%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (6.25%) Nessus
1 1 (6.25%) Nmap
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco
2 2 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Capita
3 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
3 1 (6.25%) F5
3 1 (6.25%) NEC