The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for CIPD qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 March 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.

Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 128 125
Contract jobs citing CIPD 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.036% 0.078%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.18% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £262
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £200 £300
% change year-on-year +125.00% -33.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

CIPD is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands.

Academic & Professional Certification
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 432 569 455
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 19.30% 20.71% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 323 233
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £479
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 21 44
Median hourly rate £19.50 £17.00 £30.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.70% -43.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.83 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.19 £36.70 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

CIPD
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing CIPD as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for CIPD in the West Midlands

CIPD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CIPD in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for CIPD in the West Midlands

CIPD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CIPD in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CIPD in the West Midlands