Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 20 29
Rank change year-on-year -13 +9 -4
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 79 88 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 5.35% 6.21% 6.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 19.36% 20.23% 19.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 69 64
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £325 £359
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -9.41% +7.49%
10th Percentile £283 £256 £208
90th Percentile £538 £500 £518
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £375
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 £18.00 £25.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -28.00% +47.06% +9.68%

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 408 435 500
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 27.64% 30.68% 31.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 296 342
Birmingham median daily rate £398 £386 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.91% +3.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £240 £208
90th Percentile £529 £500 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £408 £388 £388
% change year-on-year +5.16% - +10.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 14
Birmingham median hourly rate £17.68 £13.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.98% -21.74% +15.00%
10th Percentile £11.63 £9.44 £10.65
90th Percentile £24.20 £17.68 £25.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £16.41 £15.00
% change year-on-year -3.38% +9.37% -13.29%

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 20 September 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 20 September 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 35 (44.30%) Problem-Solving
2 26 (32.91%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (24.05%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (22.78%) Finance
5 17 (21.52%) Microsoft Excel
6 16 (20.25%) SQL Server
6 16 (20.25%) Microsoft
6 16 (20.25%) Security Cleared
6 16 (20.25%) Collaborative Working
7 15 (18.99%) Migration
8 14 (17.72%) Project Management
8 14 (17.72%) SC Cleared
9 13 (16.46%) Decision-Making
10 12 (15.19%) Power BI
10 12 (15.19%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (15.19%) Business Analysis
11 11 (13.92%) Oracle
11 11 (13.92%) PL/SQL
11 11 (13.92%) SQL
11 11 (13.92%) Selenium
11 11 (13.92%) Test Automation
12 10 (12.66%) RESTful
12 10 (12.66%) Cucumber
12 10 (12.66%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (12.66%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (12.66%) Retail
12 10 (12.66%) API Testing
12 10 (12.66%) GDPR
13 9 (11.39%) Functional Testing
13 9 (11.39%) Jenkins

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 3 (3.80%) ArcGIS
2 3 (3.80%) Smallworld
3 2 (2.53%) SAS
4 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (21.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (11.39%) 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 5 (6.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (3.80%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (2.53%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.33%) Firewall
2 4 (5.06%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.06%) Wireless
3 3 (3.80%) DWDM
3 3 (3.80%) Internet
3 3 (3.80%) SDH
4 1 (1.27%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.25%) SQL Server
2 12 (15.19%) Power BI
3 10 (12.66%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (10.13%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (7.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (6.33%) MySQL
7 4 (5.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (3.80%) GIS
8 3 (3.80%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (2.53%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 2 (2.53%) MS Access
9 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (1.27%) Big Data
10 1 (1.27%) EDMS
10 1 (1.27%) OLAP
10 1 (1.27%) OLAP Cube
10 1 (1.27%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 11 (13.92%) Selenium
2 10 (12.66%) Cucumber
3 9 (11.39%) Jenkins
3 9 (11.39%) JIRA
3 9 (11.39%) SoapUI
4 7 (8.86%) JMeter
5 6 (7.59%) WebDriver
6 5 (6.33%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (2.53%) Git (software)
7 2 (2.53%) HP UFT
7 2 (2.53%) Protractor
7 2 (2.53%) Sahi
7 2 (2.53%) WATIR
8 1 (1.27%) JUnit
General
1 18 (22.78%) Finance
2 10 (12.66%) Retail
3 6 (7.59%) Legal
4 3 (3.80%) General Ledger
4 3 (3.80%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.53%) Automotive
5 2 (2.53%) Law
Job Titles
1 34 (43.04%) Analyst
2 14 (17.72%) Developer
3 12 (15.19%) Business Analyst
4 6 (7.59%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 6 (7.59%) Oracle Developer
4 6 (7.59%) Performance Analyst
4 6 (7.59%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (7.59%) Senior Performance Analyst
4 6 (7.59%) Tester
5 5 (6.33%) Data Analyst
6 4 (5.06%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
7 3 (3.80%) Automation Tester
7 3 (3.80%) Category Manager
7 3 (3.80%) Commercial Manager
7 3 (3.80%) Security Analyst
7 3 (3.80%) SQL Developer
7 3 (3.80%) Vulnerability Analyst
8 2 (2.53%) ERP Specialist
8 2 (2.53%) Java Automation Tester
8 2 (2.53%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.66%) RESTful
2 9 (11.39%) CSS
3 5 (6.33%) AngularJS
3 5 (6.33%) Spring
4 4 (5.06%) .NET
4 4 (5.06%) HTML
4 4 (5.06%) XML
5 3 (3.80%) SOAP
5 3 (3.80%) Web Services
6 2 (2.53%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.53%) Ajax
6 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.53%) jQuery
6 2 (2.53%) Laravel
6 2 (2.53%) Sass
7 1 (1.27%) MDX
7 1 (1.27%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (1.27%) REST
7 1 (1.27%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.86%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (6.33%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.06%) NHS
3 4 (5.06%) PKI
4 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.27%) FMCG
5 1 (1.27%) User Experience
5 1 (1.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.86%) Windows
2 4 (5.06%) Linux
2 4 (5.06%) Unix
3 2 (2.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (44.30%) Problem-Solving
2 26 (32.91%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (24.05%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (20.25%) Collaborative Working
5 15 (18.99%) Migration
6 14 (17.72%) Project Management
7 13 (16.46%) Decision-Making
8 12 (15.19%) Business Analysis
8 12 (15.19%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (13.92%) Test Automation
10 10 (12.66%) API Testing
10 10 (12.66%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (11.39%) Data Analysis
11 9 (11.39%) Functional Testing
11 9 (11.39%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (10.13%) Commercial Awareness
12 8 (10.13%) Load Testing
12 8 (10.13%) Performance Testing
12 8 (10.13%) Regression Testing
12 8 (10.13%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.92%) PL/SQL
1 11 (13.92%) SQL
2 7 (8.86%) Java
3 2 (2.53%) C#
3 2 (2.53%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.53%) PHP
3 2 (2.53%) PHP 7
3 2 (2.53%) Python
3 2 (2.53%) R
3 2 (2.53%) Ruby
4 1 (1.27%) C
4 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (20.25%) Security Cleared
2 14 (17.72%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.33%) Degree
4 4 (5.06%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (5.06%) ISEB
5 2 (2.53%) DBS Check
5 2 (2.53%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.27%) APMP
6 1 (1.27%) CIPD
6 1 (1.27%) CISMP
6 1 (1.27%) CISSP
6 1 (1.27%) IIBA
6 1 (1.27%) ISSAP
6 1 (1.27%) ISSMP
6 1 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.27%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (1.27%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
6 1 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.66%) GDPR
2 8 (10.13%) PMO
3 3 (3.80%) QA
4 2 (2.53%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.27%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (3.80%) Nessus
2 2 (2.53%) Capistrano
3 1 (1.27%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (20.25%) Microsoft
2 11 (13.92%) Oracle
3 5 (6.33%) Tableau
4 4 (5.06%) ArcSight
4 4 (5.06%) Qualys
5 3 (3.80%) Autodesk
5 3 (3.80%) Remedy
5 3 (3.80%) Splunk
6 1 (1.27%) Alteryx
6 1 (1.27%) Cisco
6 1 (1.27%) NetApp
6 1 (1.27%) SAP
6 1 (1.27%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.27%) Symantec
6 1 (1.27%) Virgin Media
6 1 (1.27%) VMware