Period
to 3 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Analytics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Analytics over the 6 months to 3 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Analytics
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
3 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 26 43 59
Rank change year-on-year +17 +16 -4
Contract jobs citing Analytics 26 55 46
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Birmingham 5.21% 3.94% 3.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.27% 4.72% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 38 41
Median daily rate £443 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.12% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £317 £334 £325
90th Percentile £547 £761 £650
West Midlands median daily rate £432 £500 £425
% change year-on-year -13.60% +17.65% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £193.50 -
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £18.00 -
% change year-on-year +94.44% - -

Analytics is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 415 1,165 1,258
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 83.17% 83.39% 82.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 794 849
Median daily rate £445 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.71% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £234 £241 £258
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
West Midlands median daily rate £436 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -3.11% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 27 47
Median hourly rate £35.00 £17.06 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +105.16% +13.73% +5.52%
10th Percentile £12.65 £10.33 £9.66
90th Percentile £47.50 £44.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year +50.00% +31.15% -15.28%

Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Analytics as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Analytics in Birmingham

Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Analytics in Birmingham.

Daily rate trend for Analytics in Birmingham

Analytics
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Analytics in Birmingham over the 6 months to 3 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Analytics in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Analytics 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 Analytics.

1 12 (46.15%) Python
2 11 (42.31%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (42.31%) SQL
3 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (34.62%) Data Modelling
4 9 (34.62%) Data Analytics
4 9 (34.62%) Data Science
5 8 (30.77%) Data Analysis
5 8 (30.77%) Azure
6 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
6 6 (23.08%) Management Information System
6 6 (23.08%) Tableau
7 5 (19.23%) Data Quality
7 5 (19.23%) Power BI
7 5 (19.23%) Power Platform
7 5 (19.23%) Validation
7 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
7 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
8 4 (15.38%) Finance
8 4 (15.38%) Linux
8 4 (15.38%) ETL
8 4 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (15.38%) Decision-Making
9 3 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (11.54%) IT Strategy
9 3 (11.54%) Visualisation
9 3 (11.54%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (11.54%) Public Sector

Analytics
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 1 (3.85%) Apache
1 1 (3.85%) Apache Spark
1 1 (3.85%) CMS
1 1 (3.85%) Jupyter
1 1 (3.85%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (3.85%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 8 (30.77%) Azure
2 5 (19.23%) Power Platform
3 2 (7.69%) AWS
3 2 (7.69%) Google Analytics
3 2 (7.69%) Office 365
4 1 (3.85%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (3.85%) Data Lake Analytics
4 1 (3.85%) GCP
4 1 (3.85%) GitHub
4 1 (3.85%) Google Drive
4 1 (3.85%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Broadband
1 1 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 5 (19.23%) Power BI
2 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (7.69%) OLAP
4 2 (7.69%) OLAP Cube
4 2 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (7.69%) Snowflake Schema
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.85%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.85%) BODI
5 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.85%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (3.85%) Data Lake
5 1 (3.85%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (3.85%) QGIS
5 1 (3.85%) SAS Visual Analytics
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.69%) JIRA
2 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (3.85%) HP UFT
3 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.85%) ProC
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (3.85%) Subversion
3 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.85%) Toad
3 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Public Sector
3 2 (7.69%) Marketing
4 1 (3.85%) Electronics
4 1 (3.85%) Games
4 1 (3.85%) Legal
4 1 (3.85%) Retail
4 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Power BI Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Tableau Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Azure DevOps
5 2 (7.69%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) OAT Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Integration Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Product Manager
6 1 (3.85%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
6 1 (3.85%) SAS Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) CSS
1 2 (7.69%) HTML
1 2 (7.69%) Matplotlib
1 2 (7.69%) MDX
2 1 (3.85%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) Ajax
2 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (3.85%) Entity Framework
2 1 (3.85%) jQuery
2 1 (3.85%) Kafka
2 1 (3.85%) Node.js
2 1 (3.85%) NumPy
2 1 (3.85%) Pandas
2 1 (3.85%) Razor View Engine
2 1 (3.85%) SciPy
2 1 (3.85%) Seaborn
2 1 (3.85%) SQLAlchemy
2 1 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) Social Media
4 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.85%) User Experience
4 1 (3.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Linux
2 3 (11.54%) Windows
3 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (34.62%) Data Analytics
3 9 (34.62%) Data Modelling
3 9 (34.62%) Data Science
4 8 (30.77%) Data Analysis
5 5 (19.23%) Validation
6 4 (15.38%) Decision-Making
6 4 (15.38%) ETL
7 3 (11.54%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (11.54%) DevOps
7 3 (11.54%) IT Strategy
7 3 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (11.54%) Visualisation
8 2 (7.69%) Machine Learning
8 2 (7.69%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Resilience Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Security Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) Python
2 11 (42.31%) SQL
3 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
3 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
4 2 (7.69%) C#
4 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.85%) C
5 1 (3.85%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (3.85%) PHP
5 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.85%) PROC SQL
5 1 (3.85%) SAS Macro
5 1 (3.85%) Scala
5 1 (3.85%) VB
5 1 (3.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Ansible
1 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Tableau
2 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.54%) Google
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle
5 1 (3.85%) Databricks
5 1 (3.85%) HP
5 1 (3.85%) HubSpot
5 1 (3.85%) MuleSoft
5 1 (3.85%) SAP
5 1 (3.85%) Splunk
5 1 (3.85%) Teradata