The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Statistics in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Statistics over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Statistics
England / West Midlands
Rank 118 116 107
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Contract jobs citing Statistics 3 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.57% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.46% 2.14% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 8
Median daily rate £325 £420 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.61% +46.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £199 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £482 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £309 £369 £328
% change year-on-year
-16.27% +12.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £15.50 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+45.16% +8.77%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
658 701 607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.67% 26.58% 27.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 418 333
Median daily rate £410 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 29 69
Median hourly rate £17.00 £14.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -45.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%

Statistics
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Statistics as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Statistics Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Statistics
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Statistics Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Statistics
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Statistics Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Statistics 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 Statistics.

1 10 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (50.00%) Analytics
3 7 (43.75%) SQL
3 7 (43.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (43.75%) Degree
3 7 (43.75%) Visualisation
4 5 (31.25%) Fraud Modelling
4 5 (31.25%) Tableau
4 5 (31.25%) Project Governance
4 5 (31.25%) Predictive Analytics
4 5 (31.25%) Data Analysis
4 5 (31.25%) Finance
4 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (25.00%) Project Management
5 4 (25.00%) ETL
5 4 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
5 4 (25.00%) Big Data
6 3 (18.75%) Credit Risk
6 3 (18.75%) Machine Learning
6 3 (18.75%) Web Analytics
6 3 (18.75%) Marketing
6 3 (18.75%) Business Development
6 3 (18.75%) Ergonomics
6 3 (18.75%) Human Factors
6 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
6 3 (18.75%) MS Visio
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 3 (18.75%) Adobe
6 3 (18.75%) Oracle

Statistics
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 1 (6.25%) Apache Pig
1 1 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 3 (18.75%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (18.75%) MS Visio
1 3 (18.75%) Photoshop
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Big Data
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (18.75%) Power BI
2 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
3 2 (12.50%) GIS
3 2 (12.50%) Qlik Sense
3 2 (12.50%) QlikView
3 2 (12.50%) Spatial Data
4 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Automotive
2 3 (18.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Project Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Agile Project Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Data Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Data Scientist
4 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) ETL Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) GIS Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) GIS Data Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Report Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Actuarial Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) CRM Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis Manager
5 1 (6.25%) ETL Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Strategy Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Transformation Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Visualisation
2 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
3 3 (18.75%) Credit Risk
3 3 (18.75%) Ergonomics
3 3 (18.75%) Infotainment
4 2 (12.50%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (50.00%) Analytics
3 7 (43.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (31.25%) Data Analysis
4 5 (31.25%) Fraud Modelling
4 5 (31.25%) Predictive Analytics
4 5 (31.25%) Project Governance
5 4 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
5 4 (25.00%) ETL
5 4 (25.00%) Project Management
6 3 (18.75%) Business Development
6 3 (18.75%) Human Factors
6 3 (18.75%) Machine Learning
6 3 (18.75%) Web Analytics
6 3 (18.75%) Wireframes
7 2 (12.50%) Dashboard Development
7 2 (12.50%) Data Analytics
7 2 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
7 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) C
2 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Tableau
2 3 (18.75%) Adobe
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle
3 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 1 (6.25%) Informatica