The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Data Mining skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Mining over the 3 months to 30 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.

Data Mining
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 59 -
Rank change year-on-year +7 -  
Contract jobs citing Data Mining 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.48% 0.15% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.11% 0.68% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £600 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £345
% change year-on-year +6.66% +8.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +16.66% -28.00%  

Data Mining is in the database and business intelligence 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 database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 142 147 149
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 22.83% 21.49% 19.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 96 84
Median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +1.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £495 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -9.85%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  

Data Mining
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Data Mining as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for Data Mining in Birmingham

Data Mining
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Mining in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Mining 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 Mining.

1 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) OCR
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Cluster Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Data Extraction
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Solr
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (33.33%) R
2 1 (33.33%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (33.33%) Regular Expression
2 1 (33.33%) Machine Learning
2 1 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) SAS
2 1 (33.33%) JD Edwards
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Lucene
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Data Mining
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 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Solr
1 1 (33.33%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Data Scientist
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Graduate
2 1 (33.33%) Junior
2 1 (33.33%) Junior Data Scientist
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Lucene
1 1 (33.33%) Natural Language Processing
1 1 (33.33%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Cluster Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Data Extraction
2 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (33.33%) Machine Learning
2 1 (33.33%) OCR
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) R
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) JD Edwards