The first table below looks at the demand for Predictive Analytics 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 Predictive Analytics over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Predictive Analytics
Rank 116 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Predictive Analytics 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.084% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £350 -
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
1661 1256 1419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 69.85% 68.56% 62.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 866 606 672
Average daily rate £375 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £220 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 94 66
Average hourly rate £31.50 £37.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.86% +34.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £15.00 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.15 £37.80 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Predictive Analytics
England

Predictive Analytics
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Predictive Analytics Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Predictive Analytics
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Predictive Analytics Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Predictive Analytics
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Predictive Analytics 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 Predictive Analytics.

1 3 (100.00%) Big Data
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (33.33%) Information Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Pattern Recognition
3 1 (33.33%) Splunk
3 1 (33.33%) Machine Learning
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Informatica
3 1 (33.33%) SPSS
3 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Netezza
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) CITP
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (33.33%) MarkLogic

Predictive Analytics
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Predictive Analytics 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 Predictive Analytics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Big Data
2 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (33.33%) MarkLogic
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Information Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Information Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Machine Learning
2 1 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Information Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Pattern Recognition
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) CITP
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Splunk
1 1 (33.33%) SAP
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Informatica
1 1 (33.33%) Netezza