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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Analytics 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
Analytics
Rank 81 88 69
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -19
Contract jobs citing Analytics 47 23 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.85% 1.05% 1.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.30% 1.50% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 15 24
Average daily rate £425 £375 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +18.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £293 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.37% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £37.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £32.00 £31.71
% change year-on-year
-56.25% +0.91%
Analytics
England

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
2041 1529 1582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.48% 70.11% 73.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1155 875 849
Average daily rate £410 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
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 54 103 81
Average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -22.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.01 £11.50 £11.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £155.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

Analytics
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Analytics across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 13 February 2016.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analytics within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +4 11 £430 +3.61% 12
Sutton Coldfield - 7 £430 -
Shropshire -12 6 £470 +63.47% 2
Coventry -10 5 £313 -43.18% 1
Warwickshire +5 4 £550 +83.33% 7
Solihull -9 4 £438 -
Staffordshire - 4 £400 - 6
Worcestershire - 1 £325 -
Analytics
England

Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Analytics 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 Analytics.

1 43 (48.31%) Business Intelligence
2 30 (33.71%) Data Warehouse
3 29 (32.58%) Data Modelling
4 26 (29.21%) ETL
5 21 (23.60%) SQL
6 19 (21.35%) Finance
7 18 (20.22%) Oracle
8 16 (17.98%) Big Data
9 15 (16.85%) Java
9 15 (16.85%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (16.85%) Data Management
10 14 (15.73%) Hadoop
11 13 (14.61%) Retail
11 13 (14.61%) JavaScript
12 12 (13.48%) HTML
12 12 (13.48%) SQL Server
12 12 (13.48%) SharePoint
12 12 (13.48%) Security Cleared
12 12 (13.48%) HTML5
13 11 (12.36%) Data Architecture
13 11 (12.36%) Degree
13 11 (12.36%) Project Management
13 11 (12.36%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (11.24%) Logical Data Model
14 10 (11.24%) ERP
14 10 (11.24%) SAP
14 10 (11.24%) Pentaho
14 10 (11.24%) SC Cleared
14 10 (11.24%) Data Governance
14 10 (11.24%) Data Quality

Analytics
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Analytics 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 Analytics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (13.48%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.87%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (7.87%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (6.74%) Confluence
4 5 (5.62%) Apache Spark
5 3 (3.37%) SAS
6 2 (2.25%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (4.49%) SPSS
2 2 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.12%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.12%) MS Project
3 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.12%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.12%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.25%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.12%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (1.12%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.12%) IaaS
2 1 (1.12%) PaaS
2 1 (1.12%) SaaS
2 1 (1.12%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.12%) Extranet
1 1 (1.12%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (33.71%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (17.98%) Big Data
3 14 (15.73%) Hadoop
4 12 (13.48%) SQL Server
5 10 (11.24%) Pentaho
6 9 (10.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (8.99%) Apache Hive
8 7 (7.87%) BusinessObjects
8 7 (7.87%) Data Mart
8 7 (7.87%) DTS
8 7 (7.87%) Oracle Database
9 6 (6.74%) Impala
9 6 (6.74%) QlikView
10 5 (5.62%) RDBMS
10 5 (5.62%) Relational Database
11 4 (4.49%) SAP BI
12 3 (3.37%) OLAP
12 3 (3.37%) Oracle BI EE
12 3 (3.37%) Oracle OLAP
12 3 (3.37%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (6.74%) JIRA
2 1 (1.12%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.12%) Subversion
General
1 19 (21.35%) Finance
2 13 (14.61%) Retail
3 6 (6.74%) Marketing
4 5 (5.62%) Manufacturing
4 5 (5.62%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.25%) Billing
5 2 (2.25%) Publishing
6 1 (1.12%) Advertising
6 1 (1.12%) Legal
6 1 (1.12%) Military
Job Titles
1 29 (32.58%) Developer
2 19 (21.35%) Architect
3 10 (11.24%) Hadoop Developer
4 9 (10.11%) Analyst
4 9 (10.11%) Consultant
5 6 (6.74%) Applications Architect
5 6 (6.74%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 6 (6.74%) Data Architect
5 6 (6.74%) QlikView Developer
6 5 (5.62%) DBA
6 5 (5.62%) Designer
6 5 (5.62%) Oracle DBA
6 5 (5.62%) Pentaho Developer
7 4 (4.49%) Business Analyst
7 4 (4.49%) Business Intelligence Architect
7 4 (4.49%) Data Consultant
7 4 (4.49%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.37%) MicroStrategy Developer
8 3 (3.37%) Senior Data Architect
8 3 (3.37%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.48%) HTML
1 12 (13.48%) HTML5
2 9 (10.11%) Web Services
2 9 (10.11%) XML
3 8 (8.99%) .NET
4 7 (7.87%) EDI
4 7 (7.87%) REST
4 7 (7.87%) SOAP
5 2 (2.25%) CSS
6 1 (1.12%) Cocoa
6 1 (1.12%) Cocoa Touch
6 1 (1.12%) Core Animation
6 1 (1.12%) CSS3
6 1 (1.12%) jQuery
6 1 (1.12%) Middleware
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.12%) SAP PI
6 1 (1.12%) Symfony
6 1 (1.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.12%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.36%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.99%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.74%) User Experience
3 6 (6.74%) Visualisation
4 5 (5.62%) Social Media
5 4 (4.49%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.37%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.37%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.25%) Data Extraction
7 2 (2.25%) Data Integration
7 2 (2.25%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.25%) PMI
7 2 (2.25%) Statistics
8 1 (1.12%) Animation
8 1 (1.12%) FMCG
8 1 (1.12%) iPad
8 1 (1.12%) iPhone
8 1 (1.12%) Learning Management System
8 1 (1.12%) Physics
8 1 (1.12%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.74%) Unix
2 3 (3.37%) Windows
3 2 (2.25%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.12%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.12%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (48.31%) Business Intelligence
2 29 (32.58%) Data Modelling
3 26 (29.21%) ETL
4 15 (16.85%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (16.85%) Data Management
5 11 (12.36%) Data Architecture
5 11 (12.36%) Project Management
6 10 (11.24%) Data Governance
6 10 (11.24%) ERP
6 10 (11.24%) Logical Data Model
7 9 (10.11%) CRM
7 9 (10.11%) Data Analytics
7 9 (10.11%) Master Data Management
7 9 (10.11%) Migration
7 9 (10.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (10.11%) Workflow
8 8 (8.99%) Data Analysis
9 7 (7.87%) SOA
9 7 (7.87%) Software Architecture
9 7 (7.87%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 21 (23.60%) SQL
2 15 (16.85%) Java
3 13 (14.61%) JavaScript
4 7 (7.87%) VB
4 7 (7.87%) XPath
5 5 (5.62%) C#
5 5 (5.62%) PL/SQL
5 5 (5.62%) Scala
6 3 (3.37%) MATLAB
6 3 (3.37%) R
6 3 (3.37%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.25%) Perl
7 2 (2.25%) Python
7 2 (2.25%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.25%) VBA
8 1 (1.12%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.12%) ActionScript 2.0
8 1 (1.12%) C++
8 1 (1.12%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.12%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (13.48%) Security Cleared
2 11 (12.36%) Degree
3 10 (11.24%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.25%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.24%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.12%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (6.74%) HDFS
2 1 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (5.62%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (1.12%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (20.22%) Oracle
2 10 (11.24%) SAP
3 8 (8.99%) IBM
4 7 (7.87%) Tableau
5 6 (6.74%) Cognos
5 6 (6.74%) Informatica
6 4 (4.49%) Microsoft
6 4 (4.49%) Teradata
7 3 (3.37%) Google
7 3 (3.37%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.12%) Ab Initio
9 1 (1.12%) Adobe
9 1 (1.12%) Birst
9 1 (1.12%) Cisco
9 1 (1.12%) Cloudera
9 1 (1.12%) JD Edwards
9 1 (1.12%) Omniture
9 1 (1.12%) TARGIT
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