The table below looks at the statistics for Analytics skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Analytics over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Analytics
England / West Midlands
Rank 72 76 88
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +12
Contract jobs citing Analytics 51 49 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.13% 1.89% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.68% 2.31% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 31 15
Median daily rate £400 £430 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £338 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.75 £14.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+83.92% -22.22%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1906 2121 1592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.45% 81.86% 72.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1214 1205 921
Median daily rate £425 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 47 102
Median hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £39.00 £37.89
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

Analytics
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Analytics as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Analytics Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Analytics
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Analytics across the West Midlands region.

Analytics Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Analytics
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analytics across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Analytics Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Analytics
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Analytics across the West Midlands region.

Analytics Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Analytics
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 Analytics within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire +29 9 - - 4
Warwickshire +2 9 £475 -15.55% 2
Birmingham -1 9 £400 -6.97% 9
Coventry -5 9 £410 +31.20% 2
Solihull -4 3 £300 -31.42% 2
Sutton Coldfield +3 2 £675 +56.97%
Staffordshire 0 2 £370 -7.50% 1
Smethwick - 2 - -
Worcestershire +1 1 £388 +19.23% 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £600 -
Analytics
England

Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Analytics 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 Analytics.

1 85 (50.90%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (27.54%) Business Intelligence
3 37 (22.16%) Scrum
3 37 (22.16%) User Experience
4 35 (20.96%) Analytical Skills
5 34 (20.36%) Degree
6 32 (19.16%) Finance
7 29 (17.37%) SQL
8 26 (15.57%) Web Analytics
8 26 (15.57%) Google
9 25 (14.97%) Data Analytics
10 24 (14.37%) Psychology
10 24 (14.37%) Usability Testing
11 23 (13.77%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (13.77%) Visualisation
12 21 (12.57%) Google Analytics
13 20 (11.98%) Oracle
13 20 (11.98%) Data Warehouse
14 18 (10.78%) Data Modelling
14 18 (10.78%) Migration
14 18 (10.78%) Data Analysis
14 18 (10.78%) Big Data
14 18 (10.78%) User Stories
15 17 (10.18%) Open Source
16 16 (9.58%) Data Management
16 16 (9.58%) Marketing
16 16 (9.58%) JavaScript
16 16 (9.58%) R
16 16 (9.58%) Tableau
16 16 (9.58%) Service Design

Analytics
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 10 (5.99%) SAS
2 8 (4.79%) Confluence
3 6 (3.59%) CMS
3 6 (3.59%) nginx
3 6 (3.59%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.40%) Apache Pig
5 2 (1.20%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.20%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 6 (3.59%) HipChat
2 4 (2.40%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.80%) Camtasia
3 3 (1.80%) MS Office
3 3 (1.80%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.80%) SPSS
4 2 (1.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (1.20%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.60%) MS Project
5 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.80%) WebTrends
2 2 (1.20%) FastStats
2 2 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.60%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 21 (12.57%) Google Analytics
2 6 (3.59%) GitHub
3 5 (2.99%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.20%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.20%) IaaS
5 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.59%) HTTP
1 6 (3.59%) Network Security
1 6 (3.59%) SSL
1 6 (3.59%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.80%) GoToMeeting
3 1 (0.60%) CTI
3 1 (0.60%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.98%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (10.78%) Big Data
3 15 (8.98%) Hadoop
4 14 (8.38%) SQL Server
5 12 (7.19%) BusinessObjects
6 8 (4.79%) NoSQL
6 8 (4.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (4.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (4.19%) MySQL
8 6 (3.59%) Data Mining
8 6 (3.59%) MongoDB
8 6 (3.59%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (2.99%) QlikView
9 5 (2.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (2.40%) Apache Hive
10 4 (2.40%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (2.40%) Pentaho
10 4 (2.40%) Power BI
11 2 (1.20%) Cloudera CDH
11 2 (1.20%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 14 (8.38%) Git (software)
2 9 (5.39%) JIRA
3 7 (4.19%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (3.59%) Ant
4 6 (3.59%) Cucumber
4 6 (3.59%) Gatling
4 6 (3.59%) Grunt
4 6 (3.59%) gulp
4 6 (3.59%) IntelliJ
4 6 (3.59%) Jasmine
4 6 (3.59%) Jenkins
4 6 (3.59%) Karma Test Runner
4 6 (3.59%) Protractor
4 6 (3.59%) Selenium
4 6 (3.59%) Sublime Text
4 6 (3.59%) TeamCity
5 4 (2.40%) ERwin
6 2 (1.20%) Axure RP
General
1 32 (19.16%) Finance
2 16 (9.58%) Marketing
3 13 (7.78%) Retail
4 5 (2.99%) Banking
4 5 (2.99%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.20%) Advertising
5 2 (1.20%) Publishing
6 1 (0.60%) Automotive
6 1 (0.60%) Legal
Job Titles
1 37 (22.16%) Analyst
2 33 (19.76%) Developer
3 22 (13.17%) User Researcher
4 18 (10.78%) Architect
5 13 (7.78%) Digital User Researcher
5 13 (7.78%) Product Owner
6 9 (5.39%) Project Manager
7 8 (4.79%) Google Analytics Analyst
7 8 (4.79%) Systems Analyst
8 7 (4.19%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 7 (4.19%) Digital Analyst
8 7 (4.19%) Performance Analyst
8 7 (4.19%) Product Manager
9 6 (3.59%) Consultant
9 6 (3.59%) Data Architect
9 6 (3.59%) Scala Developer
10 5 (2.99%) Agile Product Owner
10 5 (2.99%) Business Intelligence Architect
10 5 (2.99%) Business Systems Analyst
10 5 (2.99%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.19%) AngularJS
1 12 (7.19%) Node.js
2 9 (5.39%) CSS
2 9 (5.39%) HTML
3 6 (3.59%) CSS3
3 6 (3.59%) Gherkin
3 6 (3.59%) Highcharts JS
3 6 (3.59%) HTML5
3 6 (3.59%) jQuery
3 6 (3.59%) Sass
3 6 (3.59%) Servlets
4 5 (2.99%) MDX
5 3 (1.80%) J2EE
6 2 (1.20%) CodeIgniter
6 2 (1.20%) Drools
6 2 (1.20%) iXBRL
6 2 (1.20%) Laravel
6 2 (1.20%) RESTful
6 2 (1.20%) XBRL
6 2 (1.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (22.16%) User Experience
2 35 (20.96%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.59%) Credit Risk
4 6 (3.59%) Data Structures
4 6 (3.59%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.99%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.80%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.80%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.20%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.20%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.20%) NHS
7 2 (1.20%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.20%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.60%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.60%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.60%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.60%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.60%) PKI
8 1 (0.60%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.78%) Linux
2 6 (3.59%) Ubuntu
2 6 (3.59%) Unix
2 6 (3.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (50.90%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (27.54%) Business Intelligence
3 37 (22.16%) Scrum
4 26 (15.57%) Web Analytics
5 25 (14.97%) Data Analytics
6 24 (14.37%) Psychology
6 24 (14.37%) Usability Testing
7 23 (13.77%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (13.77%) Visualisation
8 18 (10.78%) Data Analysis
8 18 (10.78%) Data Modelling
8 18 (10.78%) Migration
8 18 (10.78%) User Stories
9 17 (10.18%) Open Source
10 16 (9.58%) Data Management
10 16 (9.58%) Service Design
11 15 (8.98%) Ethnography
11 15 (8.98%) ETL
11 15 (8.98%) Multivariate Testing
12 14 (8.38%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (17.37%) SQL
2 16 (9.58%) JavaScript
2 16 (9.58%) R
3 14 (8.38%) Java
4 13 (7.78%) Python
5 8 (4.79%) PL/SQL
6 6 (3.59%) C#
6 6 (3.59%) Groovy
6 6 (3.59%) Haskell
6 6 (3.59%) Perl
6 6 (3.59%) Ruby
6 6 (3.59%) Scala
6 6 (3.59%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.80%) C
7 3 (1.80%) PHP
8 1 (0.60%) VBA
Qualifications
1 34 (20.36%) Degree
2 11 (6.59%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.59%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.20%) CISSP
4 2 (1.20%) SAS Certification
5 1 (0.60%) CCAB
5 1 (0.60%) CIMA
5 1 (0.60%) CISA
5 1 (0.60%) CISM
5 1 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.39%) Data Quality
2 8 (4.79%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (2.40%) QA
4 1 (0.60%) GPG13
4 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.60%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.20%) HDFS
1 2 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (1.20%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (0.60%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 6 (3.59%) Grafana
1 6 (3.59%) Kibana
2 2 (1.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (1.20%) SCCM
3 1 (0.60%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 26 (15.57%) Google
2 20 (11.98%) Oracle
3 16 (9.58%) Tableau
4 12 (7.19%) Microsoft
5 10 (5.99%) Teradata
6 5 (2.99%) Informatica
7 4 (2.40%) Adobe
7 4 (2.40%) Cloudera
7 4 (2.40%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.80%) Ab Initio
8 3 (1.80%) Casewise
9 2 (1.20%) Apple
9 2 (1.20%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.20%) IBM
9 2 (1.20%) Omniture
9 2 (1.20%) SAP
9 2 (1.20%) Splunk
9 2 (1.20%) Tealium
10 1 (0.60%) Cognos
10 1 (0.60%) Hyperion