Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Decision-Making skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Decision-Making over the 6 months to 16 December 2018 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.

Decision-Making
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 70 77
Rank change year-on-year +8 +7 +3
Contract jobs citing Decision-Making 33 33 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.34% 2.04% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.80% 2.46% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 29 14
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £250 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +80.00% -47.37% +75.44%
10th Percentile £279 £113 £312
90th Percentile £500 £530 £584
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £375 £450
% change year-on-year +13.33% -16.67% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate £18.03 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.03 £40.00 £12.86
% change year-on-year -54.93% +211.04% -42.84%

Decision-Making 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 1,177 1,339 1,202
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 83.59% 82.96% 83.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 805 985 741
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £213 £227 £250
90th Percentile £563 £532 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 25 35
Birmingham median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% -5.71%
10th Percentile £10.77 £10.27 £10.60
90th Percentile £32.00 £48.95 £27.61
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £25.12 £17.06
% change year-on-year -36.90% +47.25% -14.70%

Decision-Making
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Decision-Making as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Decision-Making in Birmingham

Decision-Making
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Decision-Making in Birmingham

Decision-Making
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Decision-Making in Birmingham over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Decision-Making in Birmingham

Decision-Making
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Decision-Making in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Decision-Making 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 Decision-Making.

1 12 (36.36%) Finance
2 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (24.24%) Mentoring
2 8 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (24.24%) Service Design
3 7 (21.21%) Analytics
3 7 (21.21%) Degree
4 5 (15.15%) Avaya
4 5 (15.15%) Usability Testing
4 5 (15.15%) Coaching
4 5 (15.15%) Skype
4 5 (15.15%) Customer Insight
5 4 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (12.12%) Runbook
5 4 (12.12%) Time Management
5 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (12.12%) SQL
5 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
6 3 (9.09%) SMS
6 3 (9.09%) MS Visio
6 3 (9.09%) ITIL
6 3 (9.09%) Workflow
6 3 (9.09%) Blog
6 3 (9.09%) Data Analysis
6 3 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (9.09%) Banking
7 2 (6.06%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (6.06%) Due Diligence
7 2 (6.06%) Virtual Team

Decision-Making
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 (6.06%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (9.09%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) Skype
2 3 (9.09%) SMS
3 2 (6.06%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) Base SAS
1 2 (6.06%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.03%) QlikView
2 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 12 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Law
4 1 (3.03%) Legal
4 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Analyst
1 8 (24.24%) User Researcher
2 4 (12.12%) Support Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Digital User Researcher
3 3 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 3 (9.09%) Senior User Researcher
4 2 (6.06%) Consultant
4 2 (6.06%) Data Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Senior Digital User Researcher
5 1 (3.03%) Avaya Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Business Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) C# Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Data Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Information Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) SAS Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Security Architect
5 1 (3.03%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) Node.js
1 1 (3.03%) OAuth
1 1 (3.03%) OAuth2
1 1 (3.03%) OpenID
1 1 (3.03%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) Blog
3 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.06%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (6.06%) User Experience
3 2 (6.06%) Virtual Team
4 1 (3.03%) FMCG
4 1 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.03%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (24.24%) Mentoring
1 8 (24.24%) Service Design
2 7 (21.21%) Analytics
3 5 (15.15%) Coaching
3 5 (15.15%) Customer Insight
3 5 (15.15%) Usability Testing
4 4 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (12.12%) Runbook
4 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (12.12%) Time Management
5 3 (9.09%) Data Analysis
5 3 (9.09%) ITIL
5 3 (9.09%) Workflow
6 2 (6.06%) Data Modelling
6 2 (6.06%) Ergonomics
6 2 (6.06%) ETL
6 2 (6.06%) Human Factors
6 2 (6.06%) Psychology
6 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) PL/SQL
2 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.03%) C#
3 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.03%) DBS Check
3 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) GDPR
2 1 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.03%) SNOMED CT
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Avaya
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) GoldenSource
3 1 (3.03%) Remedy
3 1 (3.03%) Tableau