Period
to 18 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Physics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Physics over the 6 months to 18 December 2018 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.

Physics
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 97 97
Contract jobs citing Physics 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham - 0.25% 0.070%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.30% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Birmingham median daily rate - £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.75% -
West Midlands median daily rate - £475 £362
% change year-on-year - +31.22% -14.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £13.63

Physics is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,185 1,350 1,186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 83.45% 82.97% 83.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 813 995 731
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £213 £227 £250
90th Percentile £563 £530 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 25 34
Birmingham median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.59% -10.00%
10th Percentile £10.77 £10.27 £10.60
90th Percentile £32.00 £48.95 £27.63
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.86 £25.12 £17.00
% change year-on-year -36.86% +47.76% -15.00%

Physics
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Physics in Birmingham

Physics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Physics in Birmingham