Period
to 24 April 2019

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 24 April 2019 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
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 68 74 64
Rank change year-on-year +6 -10 +7
Contract jobs citing Decision-Making 27 34 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.03% 2.23% 1.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.43% 2.62% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 29 15
Birmingham median daily rate £468 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.88% -11.11% +38.46%
10th Percentile £393 £322 £400
90th Percentile £589 £534 £520
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £424 £417
% change year-on-year +6.13% +1.73% +11.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - £35.00 -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £23.50 £10.62
% change year-on-year - +121.38% -

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 1,110 1,298 989
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 83.58% 84.95% 82.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 780 880 648
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £240 £256
90th Percentile £575 £575 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 44 21
Birmingham median hourly rate £17.06 £15.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.87% -10.29% +13.33%
10th Percentile £10.50 £8.39 £11.50
90th Percentile £44.75 £43.03 £38.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -2.63% -7.32% +13.89%

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 24 April 2019.

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 24 April 2019, 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 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 8 (29.63%) Service Design
3 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (18.52%) SQL
4 5 (18.52%) Scrum
4 5 (18.52%) DevOps
4 5 (18.52%) Usability Testing
4 5 (18.52%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (18.52%) Customer Insight
5 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (14.81%) Software Delivery
5 4 (14.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (14.81%) Project Management
6 3 (11.11%) Python
6 3 (11.11%) Change Management
6 3 (11.11%) PHP
6 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (11.11%) Web Services
6 3 (11.11%) MS Visio
6 3 (11.11%) SAS
6 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 3 (11.11%) Banking
6 3 (11.11%) Workflow
6 3 (11.11%) Programme Management
6 3 (11.11%) Patch Management
6 3 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (11.11%) Public Cloud

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 3 (11.11%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (11.11%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (11.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Base SAS
1 2 (7.41%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 3 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.41%) Bitbucket
3 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Analyst
1 8 (29.63%) User Researcher
2 3 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) Digital User Researcher
2 3 (11.11%) Senior User Researcher
3 2 (7.41%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
3 2 (7.41%) Report Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) Senior Digital User Researcher
4 1 (3.70%) Business Consultant
4 1 (3.70%) Data Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Data Consultant
4 1 (3.70%) Fraud Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Risk Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) SAS Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Security Architect
4 1 (3.70%) Solutions Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Systems Delivery Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) Web Services
2 2 (7.41%) LAMP
3 1 (3.70%) Node.js
3 1 (3.70%) OAuth
3 1 (3.70%) OAuth2
3 1 (3.70%) OpenID
3 1 (3.70%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (11.11%) Blog
1 3 (11.11%) Public Cloud
2 2 (7.41%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (7.41%) User Experience
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Android
1 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (29.63%) Service Design
3 5 (18.52%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (18.52%) Customer Insight
3 5 (18.52%) DevOps
3 5 (18.52%) Scrum
3 5 (18.52%) Usability Testing
4 4 (14.81%) Project Management
4 4 (14.81%) Software Delivery
5 3 (11.11%) Analytics
5 3 (11.11%) Change Management
5 3 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (11.11%) High Availability
5 3 (11.11%) Kanban
5 3 (11.11%) Microservices
5 3 (11.11%) Patch Management
5 3 (11.11%) Programme Management
5 3 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 3 (11.11%) Workflow
6 2 (7.41%) Due Diligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 3 (11.11%) PHP
2 3 (11.11%) Python
3 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL
3 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) DBS Check
2 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.70%) GDPR
1 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Puppet
1 3 (11.11%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 2 (7.41%) Kubernetes
2 2 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Remedy
2 2 (7.41%) ServiceNow