The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Data Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Analysis over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Analysis
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 41 47 48
Rank change year-on-year +6 +1  
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 16 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.52% 1.71% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.11% 2.09% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 7
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £296 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £460 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.22 £17.00 £19.63
% change year-on-year +71.89% -13.37%  

Data Analysis 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 514 526 568
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 80.94% 81.55% 76.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 329 359
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 £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
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%  

Data Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Analysis in Birmingham

Data Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Analysis in Birmingham

Data Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analysis in Birmingham over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Analysis in Birmingham

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Analysis in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Analysis in Birmingham

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Analysis 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 Data Analysis.

1 8 (33.33%) Migration
2 7 (29.17%) Data Migration
3 6 (25.00%) Finance
4 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
5 4 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (16.67%) Data Quality
6 3 (12.50%) Validation
6 3 (12.50%) Private Cloud
6 3 (12.50%) Banking
6 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 3 (12.50%) Data Validation
6 3 (12.50%) QA
6 3 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (12.50%) SQL
6 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 3 (12.50%) Project Management
6 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (8.33%) Law
7 2 (8.33%) Quality Management
7 2 (8.33%) NHS
7 2 (8.33%) MS Access
7 2 (8.33%) Windows
7 2 (8.33%) MS Office
7 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
7 2 (8.33%) Data Modelling
7 2 (8.33%) Data Mining
7 2 (8.33%) ETL

Data Analysis
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 1 (4.17%) Apache
1 1 (4.17%) Apache Solr
1 1 (4.17%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 4 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (8.33%) MS Office
4 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
5 1 (4.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Firewall
1 1 (4.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.33%) Data Mining
2 2 (8.33%) MS Access
2 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (4.17%) QlikView
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Law
4 1 (4.17%) Legal
4 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (70.83%) Analyst
2 8 (33.33%) Data Analyst
3 7 (29.17%) Business Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Data Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Data Migration Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Migration Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Applications Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Data Business Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Test Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Quality Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Database Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Process Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Programmer
6 1 (4.17%) QA Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Quality Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Service Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Lucene
1 1 (4.17%) Natural Language Processing
1 1 (4.17%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Private Cloud
2 2 (8.33%) NHS
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Migration
2 7 (29.17%) Data Migration
3 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 3 (12.50%) Data Validation
3 3 (12.50%) Project Management
3 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (12.50%) Validation
4 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.33%) Data Extraction
4 2 (8.33%) Data Management
4 2 (8.33%) Data Modelling
4 2 (8.33%) Data-Flow Analysis
4 2 (8.33%) ETL
4 2 (8.33%) Functional Testing
4 2 (8.33%) Information Governance
4 2 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (8.33%) Quality Management
4 2 (8.33%) Test Strategy
5 1 (4.17%) Network Segmentation
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) Java
2 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
2 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
2 1 (4.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) CISM
1 1 (4.17%) CISSP
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
1 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
1 1 (4.17%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) Data Quality
2 3 (12.50%) QA
3 1 (4.17%) PMO
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco
2 1 (4.17%) Informatica
2 1 (4.17%) JD Edwards
2 1 (4.17%) Juniper
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) Teradata