The table below looks at the statistics for Kimball Methodology 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 Kimball Methodology over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
The Kimball Lifecycle
Rank 114 109 97
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -12
Contract jobs citing Kimball Methodology 4 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.15% 0.34% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.48% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
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£400 £315 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% +8.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.93% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Kimball Methodology
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
1944 1669 1250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 72.65% 71.17% 70.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1158 881 589
Average daily rate £380 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +10.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £492 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 96 91
Average hourly rate £29.00 £32.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -15.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -3.12%

Kimball Methodology
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Kimball Methodology across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Kimball Methodology Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Kimball Methodology
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Kimball Methodology Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Kimball Methodology
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 Kimball Methodology within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 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
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Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry +2 2 - - 1
Birmingham - 2 £400 -
Kimball Methodology
England

Kimball Methodology
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Kimball Methodology 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 Kimball Methodology.

1 8 (88.89%) Inmon Methodology
2 7 (77.78%) Data Modelling
2 7 (77.78%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (66.67%) IBM
3 6 (66.67%) Migration
4 5 (55.56%) IBM InfoSphere
4 5 (55.56%) Netezza
4 5 (55.56%) Data Analysis
4 5 (55.56%) Data Migration
4 5 (55.56%) Data Mapping
4 5 (55.56%) Finance
5 4 (44.44%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (44.44%) ETL
5 4 (44.44%) SQL
5 4 (44.44%) Data Integration
6 3 (33.33%) Cognos
7 2 (22.22%) ITIL
7 2 (22.22%) SLA
7 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
7 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 2 (22.22%) QualityStage
7 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
7 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (22.22%) Change Data Capture
7 2 (22.22%) Data Architecture
7 2 (22.22%) Tableau
7 2 (22.22%) User Experience

Kimball Methodology
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Kimball Methodology 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 Kimball Methodology. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) PowerPivot
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) IBM InfoSphere
2 4 (44.44%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (22.22%) QualityStage
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 1 (11.11%) OLAP
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Power View
4 1 (11.11%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (11.11%) QlikView
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) PerformancePoint
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) ERwin
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Architect
1 4 (44.44%) Data Architect
1 4 (44.44%) Data Modeller
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
1 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
1 1 (11.11%) MDX
1 1 (11.11%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Data Integration
2 2 (22.22%) User Experience
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Inmon Methodology
2 7 (77.78%) Data Modelling
2 7 (77.78%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (66.67%) Migration
4 5 (55.56%) Data Analysis
4 5 (55.56%) Data Migration
4 5 (55.56%) Data Mapping
5 4 (44.44%) ETL
6 2 (22.22%) ITIL
6 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (22.22%) Data Architecture
6 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
6 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (22.22%) Change Data Capture
7 1 (11.11%) Master Data Management
7 1 (11.11%) Dimensional Modelling
7 1 (11.11%) Metadata Management
7 1 (11.11%) Logical Data Model
7 1 (11.11%) MVC
7 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) MCTS
1 1 (11.11%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
2 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) IBM
2 5 (55.56%) Netezza
3 3 (33.33%) Cognos
4 2 (22.22%) Tableau
5 1 (11.11%) DataFlux
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle
5 1 (11.11%) SAP
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) Informatica
5 1 (11.11%) Ab Initio