Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Project Leader was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 17 November 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.

Project Lead
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 98 84
Contract jobs requiring a Project Leader 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham - 0.13% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.13% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Birmingham median daily rate - £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +42.86% +11.11%
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Contract vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 1488 1482 1303
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 96.42% 96.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1056 944 812
Birmingham median daily rate £388 £396 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.21% +8.56% +4.29%
10th Percentile £216 £225 £210
90th Percentile £524 £550 £511
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 53 64
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.22 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.97% -3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £8.39 £10.32 £10.66
90th Percentile £39.63 £27.15 £38.80
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.13 £15.00 £16.60
% change year-on-year +14.17% -9.64% +2.72%

Project Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Project Leader in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Project Leader in Birmingham

Project Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Leader in Birmingham