The median contractor rate for a IT Director was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Director
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank - 57 56
Contract jobs requiring an IT Director 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham - 0.16% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.17% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £650
UK excluding London median daily rate - £700 £650
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 617 601 647
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.41% 94.65% 93.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 370 403
Median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +1.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 22 26
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +10.34%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £35.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

IT Director
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham that featured IT Director in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for IT Director in Birmingham

IT Director
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Director in Birmingham