The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had Data Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Analyst
Rank 93 87 74
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 51 35 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.57% 1.40% 1.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 1.49% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 25 24
Median daily rate £325 £300 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +27.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £154 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £440 £396
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 £21.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.63% +20.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-21.05% +18.75%
Data Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3083 2350 2399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.12% 94.23% 93.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1841 1358 1217
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 148 168
Median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.12 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.20 £32.16
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Data Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Midlands region that featured Data Analyst in the job title.

Data Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Data Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Data Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Data Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analyst across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Data Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Data Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Data Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Data Analyst
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 Data Analyst within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
Warwickshire +6 16 £375 +114.28%
Birmingham +1 12 £345 +10.40% 1
Coventry -13 10 £301 -3.60%
Worcestershire -1 4 £316 +80.71%
Staffordshire - 4 £208 - 1
Solihull -4 1 £345 -8.00%
Data Analyst
England

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, Data Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region featuring Data Analyst in the job title.

1 34 (38.20%) SQL
2 24 (26.97%) Data Analysis
3 21 (23.60%) Oracle
4 19 (21.35%) Migration
5 18 (20.22%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (17.98%) Data Quality
6 16 (17.98%) Data Migration
7 15 (16.85%) ETL
8 12 (13.48%) Data Modelling
8 12 (13.48%) Finance
8 12 (13.48%) Relational Database
9 11 (12.36%) PL/SQL
10 10 (11.24%) SAS
10 10 (11.24%) SPSS
10 10 (11.24%) Data Mapping
11 9 (10.11%) Microsoft
11 9 (10.11%) Informatica
11 9 (10.11%) Trillium
11 9 (10.11%) MS Excel
11 9 (10.11%) SAP
12 8 (8.99%) Statistics
12 8 (8.99%) DataFlux
12 8 (8.99%) Data Governance
13 7 (7.87%) Data Cleansing
13 7 (7.87%) Data Management
13 7 (7.87%) T-SQL
13 7 (7.87%) SQL Server
13 7 (7.87%) CRM
13 7 (7.87%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (6.74%) XML

Data Analyst Skill Set
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 (11.24%) SAS
2 1 (1.12%) ArcGIS
2 1 (1.12%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 10 (11.24%) SPSS
2 9 (10.11%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (4.49%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (3.37%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.62%) FastStats
2 3 (3.37%) Primavera
3 2 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.12%) Maximo
4 1 (1.12%) SAP MDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.12%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.48%) Relational Database
2 7 (7.87%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.74%) IBM InfoSphere
4 5 (5.62%) GIS
5 4 (4.49%) Data Mining
5 4 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (4.49%) QlikView
6 3 (3.37%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (3.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (3.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.25%) DB2
7 2 (2.25%) Spatial Data
8 1 (1.12%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.12%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Toad
General
1 12 (13.48%) Finance
2 4 (4.49%) Banking
3 3 (3.37%) Retail
4 2 (2.25%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.12%) Legal
5 1 (1.12%) Local Government
5 1 (1.12%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.74%) XML
2 5 (5.62%) .NET
3 2 (2.25%) XML Schema
3 2 (2.25%) XSLT
4 1 (1.12%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.22%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.99%) Statistics
3 3 (3.37%) Data Integration
3 3 (3.37%) Data Structures
3 3 (3.37%) Mathematics
3 3 (3.37%) NHS
3 3 (3.37%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.25%) Data Conversion
4 2 (2.25%) Informatics
4 2 (2.25%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (2.25%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.12%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.12%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.12%) FMCG
5 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.12%) Neural Network
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (26.97%) Data Analysis
2 19 (21.35%) Migration
3 16 (17.98%) Data Migration
4 15 (16.85%) ETL
5 12 (13.48%) Data Modelling
6 10 (11.24%) Data Mapping
7 8 (8.99%) Data Governance
8 7 (7.87%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (7.87%) CRM
8 7 (7.87%) Data Cleansing
8 7 (7.87%) Data Management
9 5 (5.62%) Asset Management
9 5 (5.62%) Information Management
9 5 (5.62%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (4.49%) Change Management
10 4 (4.49%) Data Architecture
10 4 (4.49%) Regression Analysis
11 3 (3.37%) Change Control
11 3 (3.37%) Data Visualisation
11 3 (3.37%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (38.20%) SQL
2 11 (12.36%) PL/SQL
3 7 (7.87%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.25%) Java
5 1 (1.12%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.12%) Python
5 1 (1.12%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (4.49%) Degree
1 4 (4.49%) SC Cleared
1 4 (4.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (17.98%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.25%) Basel II
3 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.12%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 4 (4.49%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 21 (23.60%) Oracle
2 9 (10.11%) Informatica
2 9 (10.11%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.11%) SAP
2 9 (10.11%) Trillium
3 8 (8.99%) DataFlux
4 3 (3.37%) Ariba
4 3 (3.37%) Cognos
5 2 (2.25%) Trayport
6 1 (1.12%) ESRI
6 1 (1.12%) Lotus