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 3 months to 25 March 2017 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Analytics
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 51 48 58
Rank change year-on-year -3 +10  
Contract jobs citing Analytics 8 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.23% 1.55% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 1.90% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 4
Median daily rate £400 £400 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +22.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £365 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £25.31 £31.70
% change year-on-year -31.83% -20.17%  

Analytics is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 526 526 557
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 81.05% 81.55% 76.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 329 344
Median daily rate £421 £376 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.18% +0.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 17
Median hourly rate £14.63 £17.95 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.52% +5.58%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.63 £8.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £39.60 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Analytics as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Analytics in Birmingham

Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analytics in Birmingham

Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytics in Birmingham over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analytics in Birmingham

Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Analytics 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Analytics.

1 9 (39.13%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (26.09%) Finance
4 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
5 4 (17.39%) SQL
5 4 (17.39%) Data Modelling
5 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (17.39%) Data Analytics
6 3 (13.04%) Migration
6 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (13.04%) Marketing
6 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
6 3 (13.04%) SAS
6 3 (13.04%) MS Office
7 2 (8.70%) UML
7 2 (8.70%) Adobe
7 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
7 2 (8.70%) ETL
7 2 (8.70%) QlikView
7 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (8.70%) Casewise
7 2 (8.70%) Web Analytics
7 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (8.70%) Omniture
7 2 (8.70%) Google
7 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (8.70%) Scrum
7 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
7 2 (8.70%) Advertising

Analytics
Top Related 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 3 (13.04%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Office
2 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.35%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (4.35%) FastStats
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (4.35%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Adobe Analytics
1 2 (8.70%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.70%) Big Data
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (8.70%) QlikView
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.35%) Data Mart
3 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
3 1 (4.35%) Power BI
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Marketing
3 2 (8.70%) Advertising
3 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.35%) Law
4 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Architect
3 5 (21.74%) Data Architect
4 4 (17.39%) Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Insight Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Digital Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Digital Insight Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) SAS Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Web Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Business Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Junior
7 1 (4.35%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Product Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Report Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.35%) SQL Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.35%) Credit Risk
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (17.39%) Data Analytics
2 4 (17.39%) Data Modelling
3 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
3 3 (13.04%) Migration
3 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.70%) Application Discovery
4 2 (8.70%) Data Architecture
4 2 (8.70%) Data Governance
4 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
4 2 (8.70%) Data Virtualisation
4 2 (8.70%) Digital Analytics
4 2 (8.70%) ETL
4 2 (8.70%) Programme Management
4 2 (8.70%) Scrum
4 2 (8.70%) UML
4 2 (8.70%) Web Analytics
5 1 (4.35%) Machine Learning
5 1 (4.35%) Tag Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) Python
2 1 (4.35%) R
2 1 (4.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
1 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Adobe
2 2 (8.70%) Casewise
2 2 (8.70%) Google
2 2 (8.70%) Omniture
2 2 (8.70%) Teradata
3 1 (4.35%) Cognos
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Tableau