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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Mining
Rank 119 103 91
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -12
Contract jobs citing Data Mining 6 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.24% 0.37% 0.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.98% 1.96% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 10
Average daily rate £375 £338 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £308 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £368 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £36.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £36.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-51.36% +73.80%
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
615 409 473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.29% 18.98% 22.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 241 267
Average daily rate £400 £368 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% +13.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 19 12
Average hourly rate £20.00 £28.69 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.28% +63.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.00 £17.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +16.07%

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 5 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 - 3 - - 5
Solihull - 1 £250 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £375 -
Data Mining
England

Data Mining
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Oracle
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (25.00%) Java
3 4 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 4 (25.00%) Big Data
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
4 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (18.75%) Docker
4 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (18.75%) Data Quality
4 3 (18.75%) HBase
4 3 (18.75%) Master Data Management
4 3 (18.75%) Hadoop
4 3 (18.75%) Open Source
4 3 (18.75%) Confluence
4 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
4 3 (18.75%) Integration Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Unix
4 3 (18.75%) PL/SQL
4 3 (18.75%) Python
4 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
4 3 (18.75%) CRM
4 3 (18.75%) Data Management
4 3 (18.75%) JSON
4 3 (18.75%) JIRA
4 3 (18.75%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (18.75%) Confluence
2 1 (6.25%) SAS
2 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) Big Data
3 3 (18.75%) Hadoop
3 3 (18.75%) HBase
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
4 2 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (12.50%) QlikView
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (6.25%) Base SAS
5 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (6.25%) OLAP
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (6.25%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (6.25%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) CA Gen
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Big Data Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Big Data Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Big Data Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Data Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Data Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) DBA
3 3 (18.75%) Hadoop Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Hadoop Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Hadoop Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Python Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Systems Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Data Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Release Manager
4 2 (12.50%) SQL DBA
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (12.50%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) JSON
2 1 (6.25%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Replication
3 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
3 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (6.25%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Unix
2 2 (12.50%) AIX
2 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) HPUX
3 1 (6.25%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (25.00%) Process Improvement
2 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (18.75%) CRM
3 3 (18.75%) Data Management
3 3 (18.75%) Integration Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Master Data Management
3 3 (18.75%) Open Source
3 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (18.75%) Scrum
3 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
4 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Functional Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Release Management
4 2 (12.50%) Test Management
4 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) Java
3 3 (18.75%) PL/SQL
3 3 (18.75%) Python
4 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.25%) Perl
5 1 (6.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) BEA
2 1 (6.25%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) Informatica
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Pega
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
2 1 (6.25%) SAP
2 1 (6.25%) webMethods