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 28 August 2016 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analytics
Rank 67 74 89
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +15
Contract jobs citing Analytics 83 46 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.56% 1.85% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.19% 2.41% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 28 18
Median daily rate £470 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.93% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £285 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £458 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £32.10 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £27.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+29.62% +42.10%
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
2605 1907 1942
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.48% 76.52% 76.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1540 1136 1014
Median daily rate £400 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 89 130
Median hourly rate £21.75 £30.00 £30.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% -2.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 28 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analytics within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Coventry +14 42 £465 +14.11% 2
Warwickshire 0 12 £400 -3.03% 3
Birmingham -21 9 £525 +33.33% 5
Shropshire - 4 - - 1
Solihull - 2 - - 2
Staffordshire - 2 - - 4
Analytics
England

Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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 53 (31.18%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (28.24%) Business Intelligence
3 38 (22.35%) SQL
4 36 (21.18%) Data Warehouse
4 36 (21.18%) Data Analytics
5 34 (20.00%) Scrum
6 33 (19.41%) Data Modelling
7 30 (17.65%) Finance
8 29 (17.06%) Analytical Skills
9 25 (14.71%) ETL
10 24 (14.12%) Degree
11 21 (12.35%) Data Management
12 20 (11.76%) Microsoft
12 20 (11.76%) Oracle
12 20 (11.76%) Big Data
12 20 (11.76%) Hadoop
13 18 (10.59%) BusinessObjects
13 18 (10.59%) Data Analysis
13 18 (10.59%) Pentaho
13 18 (10.59%) User Experience
13 18 (10.59%) Service Design
14 17 (10.00%) Change Management
14 17 (10.00%) Unix
14 17 (10.00%) MS Excel
15 16 (9.41%) JIRA
15 16 (9.41%) Data Quality
16 15 (8.82%) Confluence
16 15 (8.82%) Usability Testing
16 15 (8.82%) Security Cleared
17 14 (8.24%) User Stories

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 15 (8.82%) Confluence
2 12 (7.06%) SAS
3 7 (4.12%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.18%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.59%) Apache
5 1 (0.59%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.59%) CMS
5 1 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.59%) JBoss
5 1 (0.59%) nginx
5 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.59%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.59%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.47%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (4.71%) MS Office
4 6 (3.53%) MS Visio
5 4 (2.35%) SPSS
6 1 (0.59%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.59%) MS Project
6 1 (0.59%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.59%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.59%) SAP HR
1 1 (0.59%) SAP HR-PA
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.94%) GitHub
1 5 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (2.94%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (1.18%) Data Lake Analytics
2 2 (1.18%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.18%) SaaS
3 1 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.18%) NetScaler
2 1 (0.59%) Firewall
2 1 (0.59%) HTTP
2 1 (0.59%) Internet
2 1 (0.59%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (0.59%) SSL
2 1 (0.59%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (21.18%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (11.76%) Big Data
2 20 (11.76%) Hadoop
3 18 (10.59%) BusinessObjects
3 18 (10.59%) Pentaho
4 11 (6.47%) SQL Server
5 10 (5.88%) QlikView
5 10 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (4.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (3.53%) SAS Visual Analytics
7 6 (3.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (2.35%) Data Lake
8 4 (2.35%) MS Access
8 4 (2.35%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.76%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.76%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (1.76%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.76%) SAP BI
9 3 (1.76%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.76%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 16 (9.41%) JIRA
2 4 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (2.35%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.76%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.18%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.18%) Gatling
4 2 (1.18%) Selenium
5 1 (0.59%) Ant
5 1 (0.59%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.59%) Grunt
5 1 (0.59%) gulp
5 1 (0.59%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.59%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.59%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.59%) JUnit
5 1 (0.59%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (0.59%) Sublime Text
5 1 (0.59%) Vagrant
General
1 30 (17.65%) Finance
2 7 (4.12%) Banking
3 5 (2.94%) Automotive
4 4 (2.35%) Legal
5 3 (1.76%) Marketing
5 3 (1.76%) Retail
6 1 (0.59%) Advertising
6 1 (0.59%) Games
6 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.59%) Publishing
6 1 (0.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (20.59%) Analyst
2 32 (18.82%) Developer
3 19 (11.18%) Architect
4 14 (8.24%) Business Analyst
5 13 (7.65%) Consultant
6 10 (5.88%) Project Manager
6 10 (5.88%) User Researcher
7 8 (4.71%) Data Architect
7 8 (4.71%) Data Business Analyst
7 8 (4.71%) Product Owner
7 8 (4.71%) Test Analyst
8 7 (4.12%) Business Intelligence Architect
8 7 (4.12%) Digital User Researcher
8 7 (4.12%) ETL Developer
8 7 (4.12%) Head of Analytics
8 7 (4.12%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (3.53%) Agile Test Analyst
9 6 (3.53%) Designer
9 6 (3.53%) Hadoop Developer
9 6 (3.53%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.06%) XML
2 7 (4.12%) HTML
3 5 (2.94%) REST
4 4 (2.35%) .NET
4 4 (2.35%) CSS
5 3 (1.76%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.76%) JSON
5 3 (1.76%) WCF
5 3 (1.76%) XSD
5 3 (1.76%) XSLT
6 2 (1.18%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.18%) HTML5
6 2 (1.18%) XBRL
7 1 (0.59%) CSS3
7 1 (0.59%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.59%) jQuery
7 1 (0.59%) Material Design
7 1 (0.59%) Node.js
7 1 (0.59%) Play Framework
7 1 (0.59%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 29 (17.06%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (10.59%) User Experience
3 14 (8.24%) Psychology
4 12 (7.06%) NHS
5 7 (4.12%) Visualisation
6 6 (3.53%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.94%) Statistics
8 4 (2.35%) Algorithms
8 4 (2.35%) Credit Risk
8 4 (2.35%) Data Integration
8 4 (2.35%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.76%) Data Conversion
9 3 (1.76%) Data Extraction
9 3 (1.76%) Neural Network
10 2 (1.18%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.18%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.18%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.18%) Economics
10 2 (1.18%) Grid Computing
10 2 (1.18%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 17 (10.00%) Unix
2 4 (2.35%) Linux
3 3 (1.76%) Windows
4 2 (1.18%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (31.18%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (28.24%) Business Intelligence
3 36 (21.18%) Data Analytics
4 34 (20.00%) Scrum
5 33 (19.41%) Data Modelling
6 25 (14.71%) ETL
7 21 (12.35%) Data Management
8 18 (10.59%) Data Analysis
8 18 (10.59%) Service Design
9 17 (10.00%) Change Management
10 15 (8.82%) Usability Testing
11 14 (8.24%) User Stories
12 12 (7.06%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (7.06%) Migration
13 11 (6.47%) Data Transformation
13 11 (6.47%) Ethnography
13 11 (6.47%) Multivariate Testing
13 11 (6.47%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (5.29%) Configuration Management
14 9 (5.29%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (22.35%) SQL
2 13 (7.65%) Java
3 11 (6.47%) PL/SQL
4 9 (5.29%) Shell Script
4 9 (5.29%) T-SQL
5 7 (4.12%) Python
6 6 (3.53%) JavaScript
7 5 (2.94%) R
8 4 (2.35%) C#
9 3 (1.76%) C++
9 3 (1.76%) SAS Macro
10 2 (1.18%) C
10 2 (1.18%) Ruby
10 2 (1.18%) VBA
11 1 (0.59%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.59%) Groovy
11 1 (0.59%) Haskell
11 1 (0.59%) Perl
11 1 (0.59%) Scala
11 1 (0.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (14.12%) Degree
2 15 (8.82%) Security Cleared
3 10 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 8 (4.71%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.76%) ISEB
6 3 (1.76%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.18%) SAS Certification
8 1 (0.59%) CCAB
8 1 (0.59%) CIMA
8 1 (0.59%) PhD
8 1 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.41%) Data Quality
2 6 (3.53%) QA
3 4 (2.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (3.53%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.18%) Docker
2 2 (1.18%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.18%) Terminal Services
2 2 (1.18%) XenApp
2 2 (1.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.18%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (1.18%) Puppet
2 1 (0.59%) Grafana
2 1 (0.59%) Kibana
2 1 (0.59%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 20 (11.76%) Microsoft
1 20 (11.76%) Oracle
2 10 (5.88%) Informatica
3 9 (5.29%) Red Hat
3 9 (5.29%) SAP
4 8 (4.71%) IBM
5 7 (4.12%) Cognos
6 6 (3.53%) Cloudera
7 5 (2.94%) Google
8 4 (2.35%) Tableau
9 3 (1.76%) Apple
9 3 (1.76%) VMware
10 2 (1.18%) Citrix
10 2 (1.18%) Dell
10 2 (1.18%) MicroStrategy
10 2 (1.18%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.59%) Cognizant
11 1 (0.59%) HP
11 1 (0.59%) Progress
11 1 (0.59%) Trillium
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