Period
to 11 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for DAB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DAB over the 6 months to 11 December 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.

Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 186 207 -
Rank change year-on-year +21 - -
Contract jobs citing DAB 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.020% 0.050% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
West Midlands median daily rate £375 - -
England median daily rate £400 £443 £326
% change year-on-year -9.60% +35.74% +0.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £12.25

DAB 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 the West Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 798 826 608
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.25% 13.87% 12.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 430 299
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +10.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £161 £205 £185
90th Percentile £501 £540 £500
England median daily rate £403 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.75% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 35 59
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.00 £16.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +84.62% -7.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.75 £10.73
90th Percentile £45.25 £39.80 £35.34
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -16.89% +7.14% +5.00%

DAB
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing DAB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for DAB in the West Midlands

DAB
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DAB within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 11 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire - 1 £375 -
DAB
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DAB 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for DAB.

1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Multichannel Retail

DAB
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle ERP
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Multichannel Retail
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle