Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Data Analyst was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Data Analyst
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 80 73
Rank change year-on-year +6 -7 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 25 23 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.61% 1.51% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.70% 1.57% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 16 8
Birmingham median daily rate £350 £369 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.08% +1.72% +113.24%
10th Percentile £216 £200 £207
90th Percentile £446 £419 £492
West Midlands median daily rate £318 £338 £315
% change year-on-year -5.93% +7.14% +14.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - £19.00 -
West Midlands median hourly rate £22.68 £18.94 £21.75
% change year-on-year +19.75% -12.92% +41.65%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Contract vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 1474 1464 1310
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 96.25% 96.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1044 937 820
Birmingham median daily rate £388 £395 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.90% +7.48% +5.00%
10th Percentile £216 £220 £210
90th Percentile £523 £550 £513
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 53 63
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.22 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.97% -3.33% +8.15%
10th Percentile £8.39 £10.32 £10.73
90th Percentile £39.63 £27.15 £39.20
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.13 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +14.17% -11.76% +5.72%

Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Data Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Data Analyst in Birmingham

Data Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Analyst in Birmingham

Data Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analyst in Birmingham over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Analyst in Birmingham

Data Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Analyst in Birmingham

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Data Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region featuring Data Analyst in the job title.

1 13 (52.00%) Finance
2 9 (36.00%) SQL
3 7 (28.00%) Migration
3 7 (28.00%) Data Migration
3 7 (28.00%) Data Quality
4 6 (24.00%) Analytics
4 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (24.00%) Data Extraction
4 6 (24.00%) Data Analysis
5 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (20.00%) SMS
5 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (16.00%) Windows
6 4 (16.00%) T-SQL
6 4 (16.00%) Validation
6 4 (16.00%) QA
6 4 (16.00%) Data Validation
7 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (12.00%) Banking
7 3 (12.00%) Data Management
7 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
8 2 (8.00%) GDPR
8 2 (8.00%) Datanomic
8 2 (8.00%) Windows 10
8 2 (8.00%) SAS
8 2 (8.00%) Trillium
8 2 (8.00%) SAP
8 2 (8.00%) Data Modelling
8 2 (8.00%) Java
8 2 (8.00%) Oracle

Data Analyst Skill Set
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 (8.00%) SAS
2 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP MDG
1 1 (4.00%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (4.00%) AdWords
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (4.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (4.00%) DB2
2 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.00%) Power BI
2 1 (4.00%) QlikView
2 1 (4.00%) SAS EBI
2 1 (4.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (4.00%) Spotfire
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 13 (52.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
1 1 (4.00%) D3.js
1 1 (4.00%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) AS400
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.00%) Linux
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Data Migration
1 7 (28.00%) Migration
2 6 (24.00%) Analytics
2 6 (24.00%) Data Analysis
2 6 (24.00%) Data Extraction
3 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (16.00%) Data Validation
4 4 (16.00%) Validation
5 3 (12.00%) Data Management
5 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (8.00%) CRM
6 2 (8.00%) Data Cleansing
6 2 (8.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (8.00%) Data Visualisation
6 2 (8.00%) Information Management
6 2 (8.00%) Performance Management
6 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.00%) Statistics
6 2 (8.00%) Visualisation
7 1 (4.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (8.00%) Java
4 1 (4.00%) C#
4 1 (4.00%) RPG
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (4.00%) MCSE
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.00%) RHCE
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (28.00%) Data Quality
2 4 (16.00%) QA
3 2 (8.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) DataFlux
2 2 (8.00%) Datanomic
2 2 (8.00%) Google
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) SAP
2 2 (8.00%) Trillium
3 1 (4.00%) Cognos
3 1 (4.00%) Coremetrics
3 1 (4.00%) Dell
3 1 (4.00%) Facebook
3 1 (4.00%) GoldenSource
3 1 (4.00%) IBM
3 1 (4.00%) Kronos
3 1 (4.00%) NetApp
3 1 (4.00%) Northgate
3 1 (4.00%) Tableau
3 1 (4.00%) VMware