Period
to 14 November 2018

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 14 November 2018 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 27 24
Rank change year-on-year -6 -3 +3
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 79 83 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 5.52% 5.26% 6.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 19.27% 18.08% 20.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 70 62
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £375 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.09% +10.23%
10th Percentile £260 £250 £225
90th Percentile £558 £500 £539
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £388 £375
% change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 3
Birmingham median hourly rate £22.00 - £18.00
10th Percentile £17.09 - £17.20
90th Percentile £23.00 - £23.60
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.50 £20.84 £17.00
% change year-on-year -11.23% +22.59% +13.94%

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 410 459 465
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 28.65% 29.07% 30.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 335 303
Birmingham median daily rate £390 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £194 £226 £203
90th Percentile £529 £500 £540
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £385 £388
% change year-on-year +3.90% -0.65% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 15 13
Birmingham median hourly rate £18.50 £13.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.04% -18.18% +15.79%
10th Percentile £11.09 £9.34 £10.60
90th Percentile £23.80 £18.71 £19.35
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £15.64 £15.50
% change year-on-year +1.34% +0.90% -11.43%

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 14 November 2018.

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 14 November 2018, 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 36 (45.57%) Problem-Solving
2 26 (32.91%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (20.25%) Microsoft
3 16 (20.25%) Security Cleared
4 14 (17.72%) SC Cleared
4 14 (17.72%) PL/SQL
5 13 (16.46%) SQL
6 12 (15.19%) Microsoft Excel
6 12 (15.19%) Retail
6 12 (15.19%) Finance
6 12 (15.19%) Migration
6 12 (15.19%) Test Automation
7 11 (13.92%) Selenium
7 11 (13.92%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (13.92%) Project Management
7 11 (13.92%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (12.66%) Business Analysis
8 10 (12.66%) JIRA
8 10 (12.66%) Cucumber
8 10 (12.66%) Functional Testing
8 10 (12.66%) API Testing
8 10 (12.66%) Collaborative Working
9 9 (11.39%) GDPR
9 9 (11.39%) Jenkins
9 9 (11.39%) SoapUI
9 9 (11.39%) RESTful
9 9 (11.39%) Data Analysis
9 9 (11.39%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (10.13%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (10.13%) Regression Testing

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 7 (8.86%) Confluence
2 4 (5.06%) nginx
3 3 (3.80%) ArcGIS
3 3 (3.80%) Smallworld
4 2 (2.53%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (15.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (8.86%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (6.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (3.80%) Autodesk Inventor
4 3 (3.80%) MicroStation
4 3 (3.80%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.80%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (2.53%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.06%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.06%) Firewall
1 4 (5.06%) TCP/IP
1 4 (5.06%) Wireless
2 3 (3.80%) DWDM
2 3 (3.80%) Internet
2 3 (3.80%) SDH
3 1 (1.27%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.13%) MySQL
1 8 (10.13%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (8.86%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (7.59%) SQL Server
4 4 (5.06%) MariaDB
5 3 (3.80%) GIS
5 3 (3.80%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.53%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (2.53%) Power BI
7 1 (1.27%) Big Data
7 1 (1.27%) EDMS
7 1 (1.27%) SAP HANA
7 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (13.92%) Selenium
2 10 (12.66%) Cucumber
2 10 (12.66%) JIRA
3 9 (11.39%) Jenkins
3 9 (11.39%) SoapUI
4 7 (8.86%) JMeter
5 6 (7.59%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.53%) HP UFT
6 2 (2.53%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (2.53%) Protractor
6 2 (2.53%) Sahi
6 2 (2.53%) WATIR
7 1 (1.27%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.27%) JUnit
7 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 12 (15.19%) Finance
1 12 (15.19%) Retail
2 4 (5.06%) Banking
3 3 (3.80%) Legal
3 3 (3.80%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.53%) Law
4 2 (2.53%) Marketing
4 2 (2.53%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.27%) Back Office
5 1 (1.27%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.27%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 34 (43.04%) Analyst
2 13 (16.46%) Business Analyst
3 10 (12.66%) Developer
4 6 (7.59%) Data Analyst
4 6 (7.59%) Tester
5 4 (5.06%) Product Manager
5 4 (5.06%) Project Manager
5 4 (5.06%) Test Analyst
6 3 (3.80%) Automation Tester
6 3 (3.80%) Category Manager
6 3 (3.80%) Commercial Manager
6 3 (3.80%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (3.80%) Senior Manager
6 3 (3.80%) Senior Product Manager
6 3 (3.80%) Vulnerability Analyst
7 2 (2.53%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (2.53%) ERP Specialist
7 2 (2.53%) Functional Tester
7 2 (2.53%) Implementation Specialist
7 2 (2.53%) Java Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.39%) RESTful
2 7 (8.86%) Web Services
3 6 (7.59%) CSS
3 6 (7.59%) XML
4 5 (6.33%) AngularJS
4 5 (6.33%) REST
4 5 (6.33%) Spring
5 4 (5.06%) JSON
6 2 (2.53%) .NET
6 2 (2.53%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.53%) SOAP
7 1 (1.27%) Ajax
7 1 (1.27%) HTML
7 1 (1.27%) jQuery
7 1 (1.27%) Laravel
7 1 (1.27%) Middleware
7 1 (1.27%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (1.27%) SAP Basis
7 1 (1.27%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.59%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.33%) NHS
2 5 (6.33%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (5.06%) Credit Risk
3 4 (5.06%) PKI
4 1 (1.27%) User Experience
4 1 (1.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.13%) Linux
2 5 (6.33%) Windows
3 4 (5.06%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (45.57%) Problem-Solving
2 26 (32.91%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (15.19%) Migration
3 12 (15.19%) Test Automation
4 11 (13.92%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (13.92%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (13.92%) Project Management
5 10 (12.66%) API Testing
5 10 (12.66%) Business Analysis
5 10 (12.66%) Collaborative Working
5 10 (12.66%) Functional Testing
6 9 (11.39%) Data Analysis
6 9 (11.39%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (10.13%) Analytical Thinking
7 8 (10.13%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (10.13%) Creative Thinking
7 8 (10.13%) Load Testing
7 8 (10.13%) Performance Testing
7 8 (10.13%) Regression Testing
7 8 (10.13%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.72%) PL/SQL
2 13 (16.46%) SQL
3 7 (8.86%) Java
4 4 (5.06%) XQuery
5 3 (3.80%) C
5 3 (3.80%) Python
6 2 (2.53%) R
6 2 (2.53%) Ruby
6 2 (2.53%) VBA
7 1 (1.27%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.27%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.27%) PHP
7 1 (1.27%) PHP 7
7 1 (1.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (20.25%) Security Cleared
2 14 (17.72%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.59%) Degree
4 5 (6.33%) ISEB
5 3 (3.80%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (3.80%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.27%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.27%) IIBA
6 1 (1.27%) MCSA
6 1 (1.27%) MCSE
6 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.39%) GDPR
2 4 (5.06%) PMO
3 3 (3.80%) QA
4 2 (2.53%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.27%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 3 (3.80%) Nessus
2 1 (1.27%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.27%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 16 (20.25%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.13%) Oracle
3 5 (6.33%) Tableau
4 4 (5.06%) ArcSight
4 4 (5.06%) Cisco
4 4 (5.06%) Google
4 4 (5.06%) Qualys
4 4 (5.06%) TIBCO
5 3 (3.80%) Autodesk
5 3 (3.80%) Remedy
5 3 (3.80%) Splunk
6 1 (1.27%) Alteryx
6 1 (1.27%) NetApp
6 1 (1.27%) SAP
6 1 (1.27%) Symantec
6 1 (1.27%) Virgin Media
6 1 (1.27%) VMware