The table below looks at the statistics for Data Mining 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 Data Mining over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Mining
Rank 112 113 103
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Contract jobs citing Data Mining 4 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.25% 0.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.78% 1.40% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
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£431 £425 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £265 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £413 £325
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +26.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 - £42.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
515 430 443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.49% 17.76% 22.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 264 240
Average daily rate £365 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.06% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £213 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 6
Average hourly rate £21.00 £23.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.69% -37.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.50 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.55 £34.50 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

Data Mining
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Mining across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Data Mining Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Data Mining
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 Mining across the West Midlands region.

Data Mining Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Data Mining
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 Mining across the West Midlands region.

Data Mining Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Data Mining
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 Data Mining within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. 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
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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
Shropshire -5 2 £451 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Data Mining
England

Data Mining
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Data Mining 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 Mining.

1 14 (60.87%) Java
2 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (52.17%) Hadoop
4 11 (47.83%) Test Strategy
4 11 (47.83%) Scrum
5 10 (43.48%) Open Source
6 9 (39.13%) JSON
6 9 (39.13%) JIRA
7 8 (34.78%) SQL
7 8 (34.78%) Python
8 7 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (30.43%) Big Data
9 6 (26.09%) HBase
9 6 (26.09%) Confluence
9 6 (26.09%) Docker
9 6 (26.09%) C
10 5 (21.74%) C#
10 5 (21.74%) C++
10 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
11 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
11 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
11 4 (17.39%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (17.39%) Data Modelling
12 3 (13.04%) ETL
12 3 (13.04%) VC++
12 3 (13.04%) VBA
12 3 (13.04%) XML
12 3 (13.04%) Subversion
12 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management

Data Mining
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Data Mining 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 Mining. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (26.09%) Confluence
2 2 (8.70%) Apache Spark
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) ASN.1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (52.17%) Hadoop
2 7 (30.43%) Big Data
3 6 (26.09%) HBase
4 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (17.39%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (8.70%) Apache Hive
6 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
6 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) JIRA
2 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
3 3 (13.04%) Subversion
4 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.35%) CA Gen
5 1 (4.35%) InstallShield
General
1 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Developer
2 8 (34.78%) Hadoop Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Architect
3 5 (21.74%) Consultant
4 4 (17.39%) Systems Architect
5 3 (13.04%) Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Data Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) C++ Developer
6 2 (8.70%) C# Developer
6 2 (8.70%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Software Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (8.70%) C++/C# Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Data Analytics Manager
7 1 (4.35%) C Developer
7 1 (4.35%) C Software Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Data Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) C++ Software Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) JSON
2 3 (13.04%) XML
3 1 (4.35%) Middleware
3 1 (4.35%) Hibernate
3 1 (4.35%) Spring
3 1 (4.35%) .NET
3 1 (4.35%) J2EE
3 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.35%) COM+
3 1 (4.35%) Struts
3 1 (4.35%) jQuery
3 1 (4.35%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) UNIX
2 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
2 1 (4.35%) Android
2 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (47.83%) Scrum
2 11 (47.83%) Test Strategy
3 10 (43.48%) Open Source
4 7 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (17.39%) Data Modelling
6 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
6 3 (13.04%) ETL
6 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
6 3 (13.04%) Problem Management
6 3 (13.04%) Test Automation
6 3 (13.04%) Multithreading
6 3 (13.04%) Data Analytics
6 3 (13.04%) Analytics
7 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.70%) Data Architecture
7 2 (8.70%) Reverse Engineering
7 2 (8.70%) Predictive Analytics
7 2 (8.70%) Project Management
7 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) Java
2 8 (34.78%) SQL
2 8 (34.78%) Python
3 6 (26.09%) C
4 5 (21.74%) C#
4 5 (21.74%) C++
5 3 (13.04%) VBA
5 3 (13.04%) VC++
6 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
7 1 (4.35%) Progress 4GL
7 1 (4.35%) VB
7 1 (4.35%) Perl
7 1 (4.35%) PHP
7 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
1 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle
1 2 (8.70%) Informatica
1 2 (8.70%) webMethods
1 2 (8.70%) Tableau
2 1 (4.35%) Pega