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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Statistics
Rank 117 110 100
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -10
Contract jobs citing Statistics 14 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.51% 0.51% 0.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.82% 1.84% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 3
Median daily rate £413 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £715 £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £26.00 - £32.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.28 £25.44 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-24.23% +51.88%
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
769 707 670
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.97% 27.67% 28.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 403 375
Median daily rate £375 £350 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 47 58
Median hourly rate £24.50 £17.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £11.00 £11.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.53 £19.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +15.79%

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 8 December 2016.

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 8 December 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
Coventry -12 4 £450 -25.00% 1
Warwickshire - 4 £475 - 1
Birmingham - 2 £320 - 3
Worcestershire - 1 £300 -
Statistics
England

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 12 (44.44%) SQL
1 12 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (37.04%) Visualisation
3 9 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (29.63%) Relational Database
4 8 (29.63%) Degree
5 7 (25.93%) Analytics
5 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (25.93%) ETL
5 7 (25.93%) Oracle
6 6 (22.22%) SAS
6 6 (22.22%) Data Modelling
6 6 (22.22%) SPSS
6 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (22.22%) Tableau
6 6 (22.22%) Data Visualisation
7 5 (18.52%) Project Governance
7 5 (18.52%) Fraud Modelling
7 5 (18.52%) Predictive Analytics
7 5 (18.52%) Finance
7 5 (18.52%) Automotive
7 5 (18.52%) Informatica
8 4 (14.81%) MS Visio
8 4 (14.81%) Project Management
8 4 (14.81%) Migration
8 4 (14.81%) Mathematics
8 4 (14.81%) Data Analysis
8 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
8 4 (14.81%) Hadoop
8 4 (14.81%) Data Quality

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 (22.22%) SAS
2 1 (3.70%) Apache Pig
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) SPSS
2 4 (14.81%) MS Visio
3 3 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (11.11%) Photoshop
4 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
4 2 (7.41%) MS Office
5 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) FastStats
2 1 (3.70%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) LAN
1 1 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) Relational Database
2 4 (14.81%) Hadoop
3 3 (11.11%) Big Data
3 3 (11.11%) Data Mining
3 3 (11.11%) IBM InfoSphere
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 2 (7.41%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (7.41%) GIS
4 2 (7.41%) Power BI
4 2 (7.41%) Spatial Data
5 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.70%) HBase
5 1 (3.70%) OLTP
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (3.70%) Pentaho
5 1 (3.70%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (3.70%) QlikView
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) PVCS
1 2 (7.41%) Subversion
General
1 5 (18.52%) Automotive
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Analyst
2 9 (33.33%) Data Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Data Scientist
3 5 (18.52%) ETL Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Project Manager
4 4 (14.81%) Agile Project Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
5 3 (11.11%) CRM Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) DBA
5 3 (11.11%) SQL DBA
6 2 (7.41%) Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Data Quality Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) GIS Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) GIS Data Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Oracle Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Report Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Research Scientist
6 2 (7.41%) SQL Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) XML
2 2 (7.41%) D3.js
3 1 (3.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) Visualisation
2 9 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
3 4 (14.81%) Mathematics
4 3 (11.11%) Ergonomics
5 2 (7.41%) Credit Risk
5 2 (7.41%) NHS
6 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
6 1 (3.70%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (3.70%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.93%) Analytics
2 7 (25.93%) ETL
3 6 (22.22%) Data Modelling
3 6 (22.22%) Data Visualisation
3 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (18.52%) Fraud Modelling
4 5 (18.52%) Predictive Analytics
4 5 (18.52%) Project Governance
5 4 (14.81%) Data Analysis
5 4 (14.81%) Migration
5 4 (14.81%) Project Management
6 3 (11.11%) CRM
6 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (11.11%) High Availability
6 3 (11.11%) Human Factors
6 3 (11.11%) Machine Learning
6 3 (11.11%) Regression Analysis
6 3 (11.11%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) PL/SQL
3 2 (7.41%) C
3 2 (7.41%) Java
3 2 (7.41%) Python
3 2 (7.41%) R
4 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Oracle
2 6 (22.22%) Tableau
3 5 (18.52%) Informatica
4 3 (11.11%) Adobe
4 3 (11.11%) DataFlux
4 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 3 (11.11%) Trillium
5 2 (7.41%) CheckPoint
5 2 (7.41%) RedGate
6 1 (3.70%) Cloudera
6 1 (3.70%) SAP
6 1 (3.70%) VMware
6 1 (3.70%) webMethods