The table below looks at the statistics for Quantitative Analysis 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 Quantitative Analysis over the 3 months to 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quantitative Analysis
Rank 130 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Quantitative Analysis 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.14% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £225 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £300 £240
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Quantitative Analysis
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
2337 2009 1752
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.17% 75.07% 74.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1299 1194 934
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 101 99
Average hourly rate £19.61 £29.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.37% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.81 £14.15 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £155.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

Quantitative Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Quantitative Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Quantitative Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Quantitative Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Quantitative Analysis
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 Quantitative Analysis within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
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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
Solihull - 2 £225 -
Quantitative Analysis
England

Quantitative Analysis
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Quantitative Analysis 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 Quantitative Analysis.

1 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (60.00%) Data Mining
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Data Management
1 3 (60.00%) Data Analysis
1 3 (60.00%) Statistics
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
1 3 (60.00%) Data Quality
1 3 (60.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 3 (60.00%) Big Data
1 3 (60.00%) Statistical Modelling
1 3 (60.00%) Master Data Management
1 3 (60.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (40.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development

Quantitative Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Quantitative Analysis 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 Quantitative Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Big Data
1 3 (60.00%) Data Mining
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Data Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Business Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Algorithms
1 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (60.00%) Statistics
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Data Analysis
1 3 (60.00%) Data Management
1 3 (60.00%) Master Data Management
1 3 (60.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 3 (60.00%) Statistical Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft