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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Mining
Rank 105 108 96
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -12
Contract jobs citing Data Mining 19 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.71% 0.21% 0.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.23% 1.03% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 0
Average daily rate
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£311 £430 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.61% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £400 £440
% change year-on-year
-7.81% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £36.50 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.70% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £23.50 £52.50
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -55.23%
Data Mining
England

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
589 485 433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.86% 20.29% 23.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 300 210
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 16
Average hourly rate £27.18 £20.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.56% -44.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £11.00 £15.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.65 £53.73 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Mining across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Data Mining Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 April 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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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 - 8 £463 -
Coventry +1 4 £310 -27.90%
Worcestershire +3 2 - -
Warwickshire - 2 £306 -
Solihull - 1 £225 -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Data Mining
England

Data Mining
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 15 (62.50%) Hadoop
2 12 (50.00%) SQL
3 11 (45.83%) Java
3 11 (45.83%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (41.67%) Big Data
5 9 (37.50%) Test Strategy
5 9 (37.50%) JSON
5 9 (37.50%) JIRA
5 9 (37.50%) Scrum
6 8 (33.33%) Python
6 8 (33.33%) VBA
6 8 (33.33%) Open Source
6 8 (33.33%) Analytics
7 6 (25.00%) Confluence
7 6 (25.00%) ETL
7 6 (25.00%) Apache Hive
7 6 (25.00%) Data Architecture
7 6 (25.00%) HBase
7 6 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (25.00%) Tableau
7 6 (25.00%) Data Analytics
7 6 (25.00%) Docker
7 6 (25.00%) Apache Spark
7 6 (25.00%) Manufacturing
7 6 (25.00%) Project Management
8 5 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (20.83%) C++
8 5 (20.83%) C
8 5 (20.83%) Git (software)

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (25.00%) Confluence
1 6 (25.00%) Apache Spark
2 2 (8.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
1 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Utilities
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) ASN.1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (62.50%) Hadoop
2 10 (41.67%) Big Data
3 6 (25.00%) Apache Hive
3 6 (25.00%) HBase
4 4 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (4.17%) MS Access
5 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) JIRA
2 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
3 3 (12.50%) Subversion
4 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.17%) InstallShield
5 1 (4.17%) CA Gen
General
1 6 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Hadoop Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Architect
3 5 (20.83%) Consultant
4 4 (16.67%) Data Manager
4 4 (16.67%) Data Analytics Manager
4 4 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 4 (16.67%) Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Systems Architect
5 3 (12.50%) Data Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) C++/C# Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (8.33%) C++ Developer
6 2 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 2 (8.33%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) JSON
2 3 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (4.17%) J2EE
3 1 (4.17%) Middleware
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Open Source
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Statistics
3 1 (4.17%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) UNIX
1 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
1 1 (4.17%) Android
1 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (37.50%) Test Strategy
2 9 (37.50%) Scrum
3 8 (33.33%) Analytics
4 6 (25.00%) ETL
4 6 (25.00%) Data Architecture
4 6 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (25.00%) Data Analytics
4 6 (25.00%) Project Management
5 5 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (20.83%) Predictive Analytics
6 4 (16.67%) Data Modelling
7 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 3 (12.50%) Multithreading
7 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
8 2 (8.33%) Reverse Engineering
8 2 (8.33%) Problem Management
8 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
9 1 (4.17%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) SQL
2 11 (45.83%) Java
3 8 (33.33%) Python
3 8 (33.33%) VBA
4 5 (20.83%) C++
4 5 (20.83%) C
5 4 (16.67%) C#
6 3 (12.50%) VC++
7 1 (4.17%) Perl
7 1 (4.17%) PHP
7 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) HNC
2 1 (4.17%) HND
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Tableau
2 3 (12.50%) Business Objects
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (4.17%) Informatica
4 1 (4.17%) webMethods
4 1 (4.17%) Pega