Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 73 82
Rank change year-on-year +4 +9 0
Contract jobs citing Decision-Making 28 27 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.97% 1.79% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.39% 2.16% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 23 15
Birmingham median daily rate £375 £150 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +150.00% -67.74% +58.30%
10th Percentile £274 £113 £204
90th Percentile £553 £463 £583
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £380 £400
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Birmingham median hourly rate £18.03 £13.86 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.09% - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.28 £13.86 £17.00
% change year-on-year +31.85% -18.47% -24.44%

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 1,174 1,249 1,315
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 82.50% 82.61% 83.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 800 906 855
Birmingham median daily rate £413 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% -3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £218 £238 £250
90th Percentile £550 £525 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 17 31
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.75 £10.60
90th Percentile £23.60 £47.45 £36.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £24.98 £17.50
% change year-on-year -39.95% +42.74% -18.60%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 14 (50.00%) Finance
2 11 (39.29%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (35.71%) Coaching
4 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 6 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (21.43%) Mentoring
5 6 (21.43%) Collaborative Working
5 6 (21.43%) Performance Management
6 5 (17.86%) Business Continuity Planning
6 5 (17.86%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (17.86%) Skype
6 5 (17.86%) Power BI
6 5 (17.86%) Avaya
6 5 (17.86%) BCP
6 5 (17.86%) Business Continuity
6 5 (17.86%) Degree
7 4 (14.29%) Legal
7 4 (14.29%) Time Management
7 4 (14.29%) Runbook
7 4 (14.29%) Contingency Planning
7 4 (14.29%) Analytics
8 3 (10.71%) PMO
8 3 (10.71%) Business Forecasting
8 3 (10.71%) Demand Forecasting
8 3 (10.71%) Test Planning
8 3 (10.71%) SMS
8 3 (10.71%) ITIL
8 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
8 3 (10.71%) Banking

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:

Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) Skype
2 3 (10.71%) SMS
3 2 (7.14%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) Power BI
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.57%) QlikView
3 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 14 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Legal
3 3 (10.71%) Banking
4 2 (7.14%) Retail
5 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.57%) Law
5 1 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Performance Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Senior Performance Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 4 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Analytics Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Avaya Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Avaya Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Avaya Voice Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Communications Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) Lead Project Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Node.js Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Report Manager
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Data Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Tableau Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Voice Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Voice Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) Node.js
1 1 (3.57%) OAuth
1 1 (3.57%) OAuth2
1 1 (3.57%) OpenID
1 1 (3.57%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.14%) NHS
2 2 (7.14%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.57%) FMCG
3 1 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Coaching
2 6 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (21.43%) Collaborative Working
2 6 (21.43%) Mentoring
2 6 (21.43%) Performance Management
3 5 (17.86%) BCP
3 5 (17.86%) Business Continuity
3 5 (17.86%) Business Continuity Planning
3 5 (17.86%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (14.29%) Analytics
4 4 (14.29%) Contingency Planning
4 4 (14.29%) Runbook
4 4 (14.29%) Time Management
5 3 (10.71%) Business Forecasting
5 3 (10.71%) Demand Forecasting
5 3 (10.71%) ITIL
5 3 (10.71%) Test Planning
6 2 (7.14%) Information Security
6 2 (7.14%) Service Management
6 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) C#
2 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.57%) DBS Check
2 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) PMO
2 2 (7.14%) GDPR
3 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.57%) SNOMED CT
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Avaya
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) GoldenSource
3 1 (3.57%) Remedy
3 1 (3.57%) Tableau