Period
to 27 May 2018

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 27 May 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.

Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 187 - 189
Rank change year-on-year - +189 -
Contract jobs citing DAB 1 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.020% - 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.14% - 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median daily rate - - -
England median daily rate £303 £429 £325
% change year-on-year -29.29% +31.85% -25.71%
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 725 573 650
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.81% 13.23% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 304 326
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34% +5.07%
10th Percentile £200 £172 £180
90th Percentile £538 £538 £506
England median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 40 31
West Midlands median hourly rate £19.39 £16.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.75% +4.69% -38.46%
10th Percentile £12.20 £10.48 £10.73
90th Percentile £38.38 £71.88 £38.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.90 £25.00
% change year-on-year +0.50% -20.40% +16.28%

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 27 May 2018. 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
Birmingham - 1 - -
DAB
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing DAB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for DAB.

1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) DFSS
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
1 1 (100.00%) Smartphone
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Telematics
1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
1 1 (100.00%) Infotainment

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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
General
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Infotainment
1 1 (100.00%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) DFSS
1 1 (100.00%) Telematics
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt