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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Statistics
England / West Midlands
Rank 110 110 97
Rank change year-on-year
0 -13
Contract jobs citing Statistics 9 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.38% 0.54% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.39% 1.92% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 5
Median daily rate £419 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.94% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £310 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £485 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £26.00 - £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.55 £20.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-7.25% +35.59%

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
646 676 625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.41% 27.85% 29.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 380 359
Median daily rate £388 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £366
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 36 53
Median hourly rate £21.47 £17.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.65% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £50.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.22% +22.85%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Statistics across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Statistics Daily Rate Histogram 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
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 Statistics within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 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
Coventry -15 4 £450 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Statistics
England

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 12 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (52.38%) Visualisation
3 9 (42.86%) Degree
4 8 (38.10%) SQL
4 8 (38.10%) Analytics
5 7 (33.33%) Tableau
5 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (28.57%) Data Visualisation
7 5 (23.81%) Project Governance
7 5 (23.81%) Fraud Modelling
7 5 (23.81%) Relational Database
7 5 (23.81%) Finance
7 5 (23.81%) Automotive
7 5 (23.81%) Data Analysis
7 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (23.81%) Predictive Analytics
7 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
8 4 (19.05%) Mathematics
8 4 (19.05%) Project Management
8 4 (19.05%) ETL
8 4 (19.05%) Big Data
9 3 (14.29%) Machine Learning
9 3 (14.29%) FastStats
9 3 (14.29%) Hadoop
9 3 (14.29%) Regression Analysis
9 3 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (14.29%) Power BI
9 3 (14.29%) Wireframes
9 3 (14.29%) SAS

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 3 (14.29%) SAS
2 1 (4.76%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 3 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (14.29%) MS Visio
1 3 (14.29%) Photoshop
1 3 (14.29%) SPSS
2 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) Relational Database
2 4 (19.05%) Big Data
3 3 (14.29%) Hadoop
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (14.29%) Power BI
4 2 (9.52%) GIS
4 2 (9.52%) Qlik Sense
4 2 (9.52%) QlikView
4 2 (9.52%) Spatial Data
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
5 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.76%) OLTP
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 5 (23.81%) Automotive
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Analyst
1 6 (28.57%) Data Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Data Scientist
2 5 (23.81%) Project Manager
3 4 (19.05%) Agile Project Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) CRM Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) DBA
5 2 (9.52%) ETL Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) GIS Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) GIS Data Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Report Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Research Scientist
5 2 (9.52%) SQL DBA
6 1 (4.76%) Actuarial Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (52.38%) Visualisation
2 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
4 4 (19.05%) Mathematics
5 3 (14.29%) Credit Risk
5 3 (14.29%) Ergonomics
6 1 (4.76%) NHS
6 1 (4.76%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (38.10%) Analytics
3 7 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (28.57%) Data Visualisation
5 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (23.81%) Data Analysis
5 5 (23.81%) Fraud Modelling
5 5 (23.81%) Predictive Analytics
5 5 (23.81%) Project Governance
6 4 (19.05%) ETL
6 4 (19.05%) Project Management
7 3 (14.29%) Business Development
7 3 (14.29%) CRM
7 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling
7 3 (14.29%) Human Factors
7 3 (14.29%) Machine Learning
7 3 (14.29%) Regression Analysis
7 3 (14.29%) Web Analytics
7 3 (14.29%) Wireframes
8 2 (9.52%) Data Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) C
2 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
2 2 (9.52%) Python
2 2 (9.52%) R
3 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Tableau
2 3 (14.29%) Adobe
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.76%) Informatica
4 1 (4.76%) RedGate