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 24 July 2016 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Statistics
Rank 130 113 112
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -1
Contract jobs citing Statistics 12 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.38% 0.17% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.40% 0.63% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Median daily rate £375 £260 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.23% -5.45%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.00 £16.80 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-46.42% -25.33%
Statistics
England

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
860 636 660
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.41% 26.68% 28.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 390 319
Median daily rate £380 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 53 57
Median hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.95 £35.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -12.19%

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
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 24 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Warwickshire -3 4 £400 -
Shropshire -29 3 - -
Coventry - 3 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £300 - 2
Worcestershire - 1 £320 -
Statistics
England

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, 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 (32.26%) SQL
1 10 (32.26%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (25.81%) MS Office
2 8 (25.81%) Change Management
3 7 (22.58%) Data Analysis
3 7 (22.58%) XML
3 7 (22.58%) Windows
3 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
3 7 (22.58%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
3 7 (22.58%) Relational Database
3 7 (22.58%) Data Quality
4 6 (19.35%) SAS
4 6 (19.35%) Oracle
4 6 (19.35%) Data Modelling
4 6 (19.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (19.35%) Degree
5 5 (16.13%) Data Mining
5 5 (16.13%) PVCS
5 5 (16.13%) Informatica
5 5 (16.13%) SPSS
5 5 (16.13%) Analytics
6 4 (12.90%) NHS
6 4 (12.90%) Project Management
6 4 (12.90%) MS Visio
6 4 (12.90%) WAN
6 4 (12.90%) SAP
6 4 (12.90%) HTML
6 4 (12.90%) Java
6 4 (12.90%) Management Information System

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 6 (19.35%) SAS
2 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.23%) Confluence
3 1 (3.23%) Documentum
Applications
1 8 (25.81%) MS Office
2 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
3 6 (19.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (16.13%) SPSS
5 4 (12.90%) MS Visio
6 1 (3.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) ENOVIA
2 1 (3.23%) FastStats
2 1 (3.23%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
1 1 (3.23%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) WAN
2 3 (9.68%) LAN
3 1 (3.23%) DWDM
3 1 (3.23%) Firewall
3 1 (3.23%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) Relational Database
2 5 (16.13%) Data Mining
3 3 (9.68%) IBM InfoSphere
3 3 (9.68%) MS Access
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.45%) Big Data
4 2 (6.45%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (6.45%) OLTP
5 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.23%) HBase
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (3.23%) Pentaho
5 1 (3.23%) QlikView
5 1 (3.23%) Roambi
5 1 (3.23%) SAP BI
5 1 (3.23%) SAS Visual Analytics
5 1 (3.23%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) PVCS
2 1 (3.23%) JIRA
2 1 (3.23%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (3.23%) Subversion
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
1 3 (9.68%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.23%) Automotive
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (54.84%) Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) Data Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Service Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Desktop Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) ETL Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Junior
4 3 (9.68%) Performance Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Service Manager
4 3 (9.68%) SQL Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) SQL Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Data Quality Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Head of Analytics
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Data Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (3.23%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Quality Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) SAS Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) XML
2 4 (12.90%) HTML
3 1 (3.23%) .NET
3 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (3.23%) CSS
3 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
2 4 (12.90%) NHS
3 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
3 3 (9.68%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (6.45%) Algorithms
4 2 (6.45%) Mathematics
4 2 (6.45%) Visualisation
5 1 (3.23%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) Linux
2 3 (9.68%) Windows 7
2 3 (9.68%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Change Management
2 7 (22.58%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (22.58%) Data Analysis
3 6 (19.35%) Data Modelling
4 5 (16.13%) Analytics
5 4 (12.90%) Project Management
5 4 (12.90%) Web Development
6 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (9.68%) Business Transformation
6 3 (9.68%) Data Management
6 3 (9.68%) ETL
6 3 (9.68%) ITIL
6 3 (9.68%) Performance Engineering
6 3 (9.68%) Performance Testing
6 3 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (9.68%) PLM
6 3 (9.68%) Product Management
6 3 (9.68%) Service Management
6 3 (9.68%) Supplier Management
6 3 (9.68%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) SQL
2 4 (12.90%) Java
3 3 (9.68%) VB
4 2 (6.45%) PL/SQL
4 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Degree
2 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) CCNP
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.23%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (22.58%) Data Quality
2 2 (6.45%) RMADS
3 1 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (3.23%) HL7
3 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 6 (19.35%) Oracle
3 5 (16.13%) Informatica
4 4 (12.90%) SAP
5 3 (9.68%) DataFlux
5 3 (9.68%) Dell
5 3 (9.68%) HP
5 3 (9.68%) Trillium
5 3 (9.68%) VMware
6 2 (6.45%) JD Edwards
7 1 (3.23%) Avaya
7 1 (3.23%) Cisco
7 1 (3.23%) Cognos
7 1 (3.23%) IBM
7 1 (3.23%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (3.23%) RedGate
7 1 (3.23%) Siemens
7 1 (3.23%) Tableau
7 1 (3.23%) TIBCO
7 1 (3.23%) webMethods