Period
to 3 June 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 June 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 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 33 41 59
Rank change year-on-year +8 +18 +10
Contract jobs citing Analytics 32 50 47
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Birmingham 4.90% 3.86% 3.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.90% 4.56% 3.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 39 40
Median daily rate £426 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.29% +4.94% -14.74%
10th Percentile £351 £275 £336
90th Percentile £496 £708 £650
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -10.53% +5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 542 1,096 1,274
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 83.00% 84.63% 84.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 755 858
Median daily rate £450 £429 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.90% +4.00% +3.13%
10th Percentile £234 £263 £256
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 25 47
Median hourly rate £35.00 £17.06 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +105.16% +13.73% +5.52%
Median hourly rate £20.56 £20.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year +1.51% +30.65% -27.37%

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 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Analytics in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 15 (46.88%) SQL
2 14 (43.75%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (31.25%) Python
3 10 (31.25%) Data Modelling
3 10 (31.25%) Azure
4 9 (28.13%) Finance
4 9 (28.13%) Data Analytics
4 9 (28.13%) Data Science
5 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
6 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
6 7 (21.88%) Power BI
6 7 (21.88%) Power Platform
7 6 (18.75%) Decision-Making
7 6 (18.75%) Data Quality
7 6 (18.75%) Validation
7 6 (18.75%) Management Information System
7 6 (18.75%) Tableau
7 6 (18.75%) Data Analysis
8 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (15.63%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (12.50%) Data Centre
9 4 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (12.50%) ETL
9 4 (12.50%) T-SQL
9 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
10 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
10 3 (9.38%) Entity Framework
10 3 (9.38%) Data Visualisation

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 2 (6.25%) CMS
1 2 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (6.25%) SPSS
2 2 (6.25%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 10 (31.25%) Azure
2 7 (21.88%) Power Platform
3 3 (9.38%) AWS
4 2 (6.25%) Google Analytics
4 2 (6.25%) Office 365
5 1 (3.13%) Amazon S3
5 1 (3.13%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (3.13%) Google Drive
5 1 (3.13%) MailChimp
5 1 (3.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Firewall
1 1 (3.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) Power BI
1 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (6.25%) Big Data
4 2 (6.25%) Qlik Sense
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (3.13%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.13%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (3.13%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (3.13%) OLAP
5 1 (3.13%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (3.13%) Snowflake Schema
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 9 (28.13%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Public Sector
3 2 (6.25%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Legal
3 2 (6.25%) Marketing
4 1 (3.13%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) Power BI Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Tableau Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Technical Leader
5 2 (6.25%) Azure DevOps
5 2 (6.25%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Data Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) OAT Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.25%) SAS Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) SSRS Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Research Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) .NET
1 3 (9.38%) .NET Framework
1 3 (9.38%) Ajax
1 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET
1 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (9.38%) CSS
1 3 (9.38%) Entity Framework
1 3 (9.38%) HTML
1 3 (9.38%) jQuery
1 3 (9.38%) Razor View Engine
1 3 (9.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (3.13%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 4 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.25%) Data Structures
4 2 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
5 1 (3.13%) Taxonomies
5 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Linux
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
1 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (31.25%) Data Modelling
3 9 (28.13%) Data Analytics
3 9 (28.13%) Data Science
4 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (18.75%) Data Analysis
5 6 (18.75%) Decision-Making
5 6 (18.75%) Validation
6 5 (15.63%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (12.50%) ETL
8 3 (9.38%) Data Visualisation
8 3 (9.38%) Front End Development
8 3 (9.38%) IT Strategy
8 3 (9.38%) Machine Learning
8 3 (9.38%) Mathematics
8 3 (9.38%) MVC
8 3 (9.38%) Statistics
8 3 (9.38%) Visualisation
9 2 (6.25%) Defect Management
9 2 (6.25%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 15 (46.88%) SQL
2 10 (31.25%) Python
3 4 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 3 (9.38%) C#
4 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.13%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (3.13%) Java
6 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.13%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
1 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.13%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.75%) Tableau
3 2 (6.25%) Google
3 2 (6.25%) SAP
4 1 (3.13%) HubSpot
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle
4 1 (3.13%) Splunk
4 1 (3.13%) Sun
4 1 (3.13%) Tufin