Period
to 22 January 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart City in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Smart City over the 6 months to 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Smart Cities
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - 185 -
Contract jobs citing Smart City 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.064% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
West Midlands median daily rate - £450 -
England median daily rate £288 £401 £725
% change year-on-year -28.21% -44.76% +61.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

Smart City is in the Generic IT Skills 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,399 1,379 1,487
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 28.42% 29.44% 27.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 834 909 892
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +6.16%
10th Percentile £268 £213 £210
90th Percentile £563 £538 £540
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 74 80
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £20.00 £18.47
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.75% +8.28% -2.79%
10th Percentile £12.70 £10.39 £10.98
90th Percentile £27.20 £34.85 £43.75
England median hourly rate £20.69 £20.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year +0.30% +3.14% -