Period
to 17 August 2018

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 17 August 2018 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 171 -
Contract jobs citing Smart City 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.069% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
West Midlands median daily rate - £450 -
England median daily rate £525 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +31.25% -5.88% -18.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £55.00

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 1,484 1,224 1,654
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 29.08% 28.31% 27.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 851 743 996
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £388 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +1.31% +7.97%
10th Percentile £235 £225 £219
90th Percentile £550 £505 £541
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 72 73
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.94% +6.67% -16.67%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.16 £10.75
90th Percentile £30.75 £37.38 £29.00
England median hourly rate £21.90 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +9.50% - +8.11%