The table below looks at the statistics for MS Access skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Access over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Access
Rank 136 90 114
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +24
Contract jobs citing MS Access 5 24 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.18% 0.95% 0.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.95% 4.07% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 19 4
Median daily rate £400 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £326 £303
% change year-on-year
+14.94% +7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £18.39 £20.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.05% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.39 £19.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.69% -35.00%
MS Access
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
529 590 460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.85% 23.29% 19.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 372 291
Median daily rate £400 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 27
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £12.09 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.89 £33.55 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.44 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+49.37% -22.90%

MS Access
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing MS Access as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

MS Access Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

MS Access
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

MS Access Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

MS Access
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

MS Access Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

MS Access
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 MS Access within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 6 December 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
West Bromwich -2 2 £375 -
Birmingham -8 2 £400 +220.00%
Shropshire - 2 - -
MS Access
England

MS Access
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Access also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for MS Access.

1 9 (60.00%) SQL
1 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
3 6 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (26.67%) Data Analysis
4 4 (26.67%) Data Quality
5 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (20.00%) Data Migration
5 3 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (20.00%) NHS
5 3 (20.00%) Migration
5 3 (20.00%) VBA
5 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
6 2 (13.33%) ETL
6 2 (13.33%) Cognos
6 2 (13.33%) .NET
6 2 (13.33%) MySQL
6 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
6 2 (13.33%) HTML
6 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
6 2 (13.33%) PHP
6 2 (13.33%) Project Management
6 2 (13.33%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (13.33%) Python
6 2 (13.33%) WordPress
6 2 (13.33%) Data Cleansing
6 2 (13.33%) jQuery

MS Access
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 2 (13.33%) CMS
1 2 (13.33%) WordPress
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (13.33%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (13.33%) MySQL
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Analyst
1 8 (53.33%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Access Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Data Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Access VBA Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Data Migration Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Data Migration Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Information Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Migration Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) PHP Developer
3 2 (13.33%) VBA Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Data Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Digital Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Digital Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) NHS Information Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Public Sector Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
1 2 (13.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (26.67%) Data Analysis
3 3 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (13.33%) Data Management
4 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
4 2 (13.33%) ETL
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Web Development
5 1 (6.67%) BCP
5 1 (6.67%) Benchmarking
5 1 (6.67%) Business Development
5 1 (6.67%) CRM
5 1 (6.67%) RAD
5 1 (6.67%) RUP
5 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma
5 1 (6.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) VBA
3 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) PHP
3 2 (13.33%) Python
4 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) Data Quality
2 1 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Cognos
3 1 (6.67%) SAP