The first table below looks at the demand for Pattern Recognition 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 Pattern Recognition over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Midlands region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pattern Recognition
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Pattern Recognition 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £200
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1660 1297 1427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 69.31% 68.73% 63.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 862 624 679
Average daily rate £375 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £220 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 111 66
Average hourly rate £31.50 £34.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.35% +47.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £15.03 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £155.00 £37.80 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Pattern Recognition
England

Pattern Recognition
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 Pattern Recognition within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
Coventry - - - -
Pattern Recognition
England

Pattern Recognition
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Pattern Recognition 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 Pattern Recognition.

1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) SPSS
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Predictive Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics

Pattern Recognition
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Pattern Recognition 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 Pattern Recognition. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Machine Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Predictive Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM