Period
to 18 January 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Analytical Skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Analytical Skills over the 6 months to 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Analytical Skills
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 31 34 27
Rank change year-on-year +3 -7 -3
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 70 79 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 5.28% 4.95% 6.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.32% 16.19% 20.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 70 55
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +9.83%
10th Percentile £295 £216 £242
90th Percentile £560 £526 £534
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Birmingham median hourly rate £22.00 - £17.50
10th Percentile £18.71 - £17.10
90th Percentile £23.00 - £17.90
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.50 £18.59 £21.50
% change year-on-year -0.48% -13.53% +7.50%

Analytical Skills is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 382 488 414
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 28.83% 30.58% 29.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 376 267
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £253 £217 £202
90th Percentile £525 £534 £547
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 17
Birmingham median hourly rate £18.50 £14.86 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.54% -0.97% +7.14%
10th Percentile £13.15 £10.12 £10.60
90th Percentile £23.00 £23.37 £19.98
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -20.75% +11.11% -5.26%

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Analytical Skills as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Skills in Birmingham

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Analytical Skills in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Analytical Skills in Birmingham

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in Birmingham over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analytical Skills in Birmingham

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analytical Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Analytical Skills also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 29 (41.43%) Problem-Solving
2 20 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (22.86%) Finance
4 14 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 13 (18.57%) Retail
6 12 (17.14%) Project Management
6 12 (17.14%) SQL
7 11 (15.71%) Microsoft Excel
7 11 (15.71%) Security Cleared
8 10 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (12.86%) PL/SQL
9 9 (12.86%) Management Information System
9 9 (12.86%) SC Cleared
9 9 (12.86%) Business Analysis
9 9 (12.86%) Collaborative Working
10 8 (11.43%) Acceptance Criteria
10 8 (11.43%) Commercial Awareness
10 8 (11.43%) GDPR
10 8 (11.43%) Degree
10 8 (11.43%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (11.43%) Data Analysis
10 8 (11.43%) Oracle
11 7 (10.00%) MySQL
11 7 (10.00%) ERP
11 7 (10.00%) Banking
11 7 (10.00%) Functional Testing
11 7 (10.00%) Credit Risk
12 6 (8.57%) Service Delivery
12 6 (8.57%) Migration
12 6 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management

Analytical Skills
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (8.57%) SAS
2 4 (5.71%) nginx
3 3 (4.29%) ArcGIS
3 3 (4.29%) Confluence
3 3 (4.29%) Smallworld
Applications
1 11 (15.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (8.57%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (5.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (4.29%) Autodesk Inventor
4 3 (4.29%) MicroStation
4 3 (4.29%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (2.86%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (4.29%) SaaS
3 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.29%) DWDM
1 3 (4.29%) Internet
1 3 (4.29%) SDH
2 2 (2.86%) Firewall
2 2 (2.86%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.86%) Wireless
3 1 (1.43%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.00%) MySQL
2 5 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.71%) MariaDB
3 4 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.29%) GIS
4 3 (4.29%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (4.29%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.86%) Base SAS
5 2 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.86%) Power BI
5 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.86%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.43%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 4 (5.71%) JIRA
1 4 (5.71%) Selenium
2 3 (4.29%) Cucumber
2 3 (4.29%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.29%) JMeter
2 3 (4.29%) SoapUI
2 3 (4.29%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.43%) MSI
3 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 16 (22.86%) Finance
2 13 (18.57%) Retail
3 7 (10.00%) Banking
4 5 (7.14%) Retail Banking
5 4 (5.71%) Marketing
6 3 (4.29%) Retail Finance
6 3 (4.29%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.86%) Law
7 2 (2.86%) Legal
8 1 (1.43%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 33 (47.14%) Analyst
2 14 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 7 (10.00%) Developer
4 5 (7.14%) Consultant
4 5 (7.14%) Data Analyst
5 4 (5.71%) Product Manager
6 3 (4.29%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.29%) Risk Analyst
6 3 (4.29%) SAS Analyst
6 3 (4.29%) Senior Manager
6 3 (4.29%) Senior Product Manager
6 3 (4.29%) Tester
7 2 (2.86%) Active Directory Consultant
7 2 (2.86%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (2.86%) Automation Tester
7 2 (2.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (2.86%) Credit Risk Analyst
7 2 (2.86%) ERP Specialist
7 2 (2.86%) Implementation Specialist
7 2 (2.86%) SAS Credit Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.14%) Web Services
2 4 (5.71%) JSON
2 4 (5.71%) REST
2 4 (5.71%) XML
3 3 (4.29%) AngularJS
3 3 (4.29%) CSS
3 3 (4.29%) RESTful
3 3 (4.29%) Spring
4 1 (1.43%) MDX
4 1 (1.43%) Middleware
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) Management Information System
2 7 (10.00%) Credit Risk
3 5 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (5.71%) NHS
5 2 (2.86%) PKI
6 1 (1.43%) Blog
6 1 (1.43%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.57%) Linux
2 3 (4.29%) Windows
3 2 (2.86%) Unix
4 1 (1.43%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (41.43%) Problem-Solving
2 20 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (17.14%) Project Management
4 10 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (12.86%) Business Analysis
5 9 (12.86%) Collaborative Working
6 8 (11.43%) Acceptance Criteria
6 8 (11.43%) Commercial Awareness
6 8 (11.43%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (11.43%) Data Analysis
7 7 (10.00%) ERP
7 7 (10.00%) Functional Testing
8 6 (8.57%) Data Modelling
8 6 (8.57%) IT Strategy
8 6 (8.57%) Migration
8 6 (8.57%) Service Delivery
8 6 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (8.57%) Workshop Facilitation
9 5 (7.14%) Decision-Making
9 5 (7.14%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.14%) SQL
2 9 (12.86%) PL/SQL
3 4 (5.71%) Python
3 4 (5.71%) XQuery
4 3 (4.29%) C
4 3 (4.29%) Java
4 3 (4.29%) MATLAB
4 3 (4.29%) VB
5 2 (2.86%) VBA
6 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.43%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (15.71%) Security Cleared
2 9 (12.86%) SC Cleared
3 8 (11.43%) Degree
4 2 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.86%) ISEB
5 1 (1.43%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.43%) GDPR
2 4 (5.71%) PMO
3 3 (4.29%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.43%) COBIT
4 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.86%) XenApp
1 2 (2.86%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) Nessus
2 1 (1.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.43%) Oracle
3 4 (5.71%) Cisco
3 4 (5.71%) Google
3 4 (5.71%) Tableau
3 4 (5.71%) TIBCO
4 3 (4.29%) Autodesk
5 2 (2.86%) ArcSight
5 2 (2.86%) Citrix
5 2 (2.86%) Qualys
5 2 (2.86%) Splunk
6 1 (1.43%) Alteryx
6 1 (1.43%) Remedy
6 1 (1.43%) Virgin Media