The table below looks at the statistics for Data Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Analysis over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Analysis
Rank 52 46 37
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 7 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.05% 1.68% 2.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 2.39% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 7
Average daily rate £375 £400 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £284 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £446 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.63 £18.38 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-14.96% +8.08%
Data Analysis
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
519 418 374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 77.81% 70.37% 68.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 254 227
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 11
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £9.68 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £26.00 £16.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

Data Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Analysis across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Data Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Analysis across the Birmingham region.

Data Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Data Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analysis across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Data Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Data Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Analysis across the Birmingham region.

Data Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Data Analysis also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Data Analysis.

1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Data Quality
3 3 (25.00%) Analytics
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle
3 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) HP
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) Legal
4 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 2 (16.67%) ETL
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Data Management
4 2 (16.67%) Data Mart
4 2 (16.67%) Master Data Management
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (16.67%) Records Management
4 2 (16.67%) Data Governance
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
5 1 (8.33%) SDLC
5 1 (8.33%) Web Analytics

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Data Analysis also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Data Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Confluence
1 1 (8.33%) IBM Notes
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (8.33%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (16.67%) Data Mart
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (8.33%) Data Mining
3 1 (8.33%) MS Access
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (8.33%) Toad
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Legal
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Billing
3 1 (8.33%) Front Office
3 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (8.33%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Data Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Data Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Digital Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Access VBA Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Digital Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Digital Performance Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Excel Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Excel Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Incident Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Incident and Problem Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL Service Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) MiFID Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Problem Management Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) RAD Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (8.33%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 3 (25.00%) Analytics
2 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Data Governance
3 2 (16.67%) Data Management
3 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 2 (16.67%) ETL
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (16.67%) Master Data Management
3 2 (16.67%) Records Management
3 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (8.33%) Time Management
4 1 (8.33%) Use Case
4 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) ActionScript
2 1 (8.33%) ActionScript 2.0
2 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (8.33%) VB
2 1 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (8.33%) MiFID
2 1 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Tivoli
1 1 (8.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) HP
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Baan
3 1 (8.33%) Lotus