Period
to 22 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Migration skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Migration over the 6 months to 22 September 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.

Migration
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 10 27
Rank change year-on-year -2 +17 -10
Contract jobs citing Migration 141 132 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 9.69% 9.31% 6.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.86% 11.24% 7.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 98 69
Birmingham median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.39% +3.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £258 £231 £305
90th Percentile £526 £539 £490
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +6.25% +4.58% -1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 0
Birmingham median hourly rate £11.78 £15.43 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.66% - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £11.79 £15.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year -23.97% -57.82% +172.22%

Migration 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 1,189 1,174 1,312
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 81.72% 82.79% 82.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 805 845 885
Birmingham median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +4.03%
10th Percentile £225 £250 £244
90th Percentile £560 £525 £542
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 19 32
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.88 £14.63 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.71% -5.65% -31.11%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.00 £10.80
90th Percentile £22.85 £45.35 £38.60
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £18.14
% change year-on-year -33.33% +24.05% -17.56%

Migration
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Migration as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Migration in Birmingham

Migration
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Migration in Birmingham

Migration
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Migration in Birmingham over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Migration in Birmingham

Migration
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Migration in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Migration 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 Migration.

1 42 (29.79%) SQL
2 41 (29.08%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (22.70%) Microsoft
4 29 (20.57%) SQL Server
4 29 (20.57%) Data Migration
5 27 (19.15%) PostgreSQL
6 26 (18.44%) Windows
6 26 (18.44%) Security Cleared
7 25 (17.73%) SC Cleared
7 25 (17.73%) Microsoft Azure
7 25 (17.73%) Java
8 24 (17.02%) Spring
9 23 (16.31%) JavaScript
9 23 (16.31%) Oracle
10 22 (15.60%) CSS
11 20 (14.18%) TDD
11 20 (14.18%) Relational Database
12 19 (13.48%) Git (software)
12 19 (13.48%) HTML
13 18 (12.77%) Hibernate
13 18 (12.77%) BDD
13 18 (12.77%) RabbitMQ
13 18 (12.77%) Apache Camel
13 18 (12.77%) Microservices
13 18 (12.77%) Java 8
14 17 (12.06%) Office 365
14 17 (12.06%) Amazon AWS
14 17 (12.06%) IBM
15 16 (11.35%) SAP
15 16 (11.35%) Subversion

Migration
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 15 (10.64%) WebSphere
2 7 (4.96%) Confluence
2 7 (4.96%) WordPress
3 3 (2.13%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (1.42%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.42%) NetWeaver
4 2 (1.42%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.71%) Apache
5 1 (0.71%) CMS
5 1 (0.71%) Drupal
5 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (3.55%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (3.55%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.71%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 6 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (3.55%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (2.13%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (2.13%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 1 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.71%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 25 (17.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (12.06%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (12.06%) Office 365
3 10 (7.09%) PaaS
4 7 (4.96%) Google Tag Manager
4 7 (4.96%) SaaS
5 5 (3.55%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (3.55%) Amazon ELB
5 5 (3.55%) Amazon S3
5 5 (3.55%) Dynamics 365
5 5 (3.55%) IaaS
5 5 (3.55%) Route 53
5 5 (3.55%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (1.42%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.71%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.71%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.71%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.13%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (2.13%) VoIP
2 2 (1.42%) DHCP
2 2 (1.42%) DNS
2 2 (1.42%) Firewall
2 2 (1.42%) IP Telephony
2 2 (1.42%) iSCSI
2 2 (1.42%) NAS
2 2 (1.42%) NetScaler
2 2 (1.42%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.71%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (0.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (0.71%) IPsec
3 1 (0.71%) SAN
3 1 (0.71%) SSL
3 1 (0.71%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (20.57%) SQL Server
2 27 (19.15%) PostgreSQL
3 20 (14.18%) Relational Database
4 10 (7.09%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (5.67%) Azure SQL Database
5 8 (5.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (4.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (3.55%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (2.13%) MySQL
9 2 (1.42%) Big Data
9 2 (1.42%) QlikView
9 2 (1.42%) SAP BW
9 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.71%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.71%) Power BI
10 1 (0.71%) Qlik Sense
10 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (13.48%) Git (software)
2 16 (11.35%) Subversion
3 11 (7.80%) JIRA
4 10 (7.09%) Jenkins
4 10 (7.09%) Selenium
5 9 (6.38%) Cucumber
6 7 (4.96%) JMeter
6 7 (4.96%) SoapUI
6 7 (4.96%) WebDriver
7 5 (3.55%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (1.42%) JUnit
8 2 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.42%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.71%) MagicDraw
General
1 12 (8.51%) Finance
1 12 (8.51%) Retail
2 4 (2.84%) Back Office
2 4 (2.84%) Marketing
2 4 (2.84%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.13%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.13%) Multimedia
4 2 (1.42%) Electronics
4 2 (1.42%) Legal
4 2 (1.42%) Local Government
5 1 (0.71%) Automotive
5 1 (0.71%) Banking
5 1 (0.71%) Games
Job Titles
1 41 (29.08%) Developer
2 20 (14.18%) Java Developer
3 13 (9.22%) Project Manager
4 12 (8.51%) Analyst
4 12 (8.51%) Architect
5 11 (7.80%) Consultant
6 7 (4.96%) AWS DevOps
6 7 (4.96%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (4.96%) WordPress Developer
7 6 (4.26%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 6 (4.26%) AWS Engineer
7 6 (4.26%) Tester
8 5 (3.55%) Business Analyst
8 5 (3.55%) Desktop Support
8 5 (3.55%) Oracle Developer
8 5 (3.55%) SQL Developer
9 4 (2.84%) Data Consultant
9 4 (2.84%) Data Migration Consultant
9 4 (2.84%) Desktop Engineer
9 4 (2.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (17.02%) Spring
2 22 (15.60%) CSS
3 19 (13.48%) HTML
4 18 (12.77%) Apache Camel
4 18 (12.77%) Hibernate
4 18 (12.77%) RabbitMQ
5 16 (11.35%) Spring Boot
6 8 (5.67%) Oracle Fusion
6 8 (5.67%) RESTful
7 6 (4.26%) .NET
8 5 (3.55%) AngularJS
8 5 (3.55%) ASP.NET
9 4 (2.84%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (2.84%) WCF
10 3 (2.13%) EDI
10 3 (2.13%) Web Services
11 2 (1.42%) SAP Basis
12 1 (0.71%) JSP
12 1 (0.71%) Node.js
12 1 (0.71%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (9.93%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.26%) NHS
4 3 (2.13%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.13%) FMCG
4 3 (2.13%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.13%) Taxonomies
5 2 (1.42%) PKI
5 2 (1.42%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.71%) Clustering
6 1 (0.71%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.71%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.71%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.71%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.71%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.71%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (18.44%) Windows
2 15 (10.64%) Windows 10
3 8 (5.67%) Windows Server
4 7 (4.96%) Windows XP
5 6 (4.26%) Linux
6 5 (3.55%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (2.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (29.08%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (20.57%) Data Migration
3 20 (14.18%) TDD
4 18 (12.77%) BDD
4 18 (12.77%) Microservices
5 15 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (8.51%) Creative Thinking
6 12 (8.51%) ITIL
7 11 (7.80%) ERP
7 11 (7.80%) Test Automation
8 10 (7.09%) DevOps
8 10 (7.09%) Project Management
9 9 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (6.38%) Exploratory Testing
9 9 (6.38%) Load Testing
9 9 (6.38%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (6.38%) Regression Testing
9 9 (6.38%) Scrum
10 8 (5.67%) Analytical Thinking
10 8 (5.67%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (29.79%) SQL
2 25 (17.73%) Java
3 23 (16.31%) JavaScript
4 18 (12.77%) Java 8
5 11 (7.80%) PL/SQL
6 5 (3.55%) C#
7 4 (2.84%) Python
8 3 (2.13%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.71%) C
9 1 (0.71%) R
9 1 (0.71%) Ruby
9 1 (0.71%) Scala
Qualifications
1 26 (18.44%) Security Cleared
2 25 (17.73%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.13%) AWS Certification
4 3 (2.13%) Degree
5 2 (1.42%) CCNP
5 2 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.42%) DBS Check
5 2 (1.42%) HNC
5 2 (1.42%) HND
5 2 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.42%) MCITP
5 2 (1.42%) MCSE
6 1 (0.71%) CCNA
6 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.96%) PMO
2 4 (2.84%) GDPR
3 3 (2.13%) SLA
4 2 (1.42%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.42%) ISO 14001
4 2 (1.42%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.42%) QA
5 1 (0.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (9.93%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.26%) XenApp
3 5 (3.55%) XenDesktop
4 4 (2.84%) Docker
4 4 (2.84%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.13%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.42%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.71%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (4.96%) Terraform
2 6 (4.26%) Puppet
2 6 (4.26%) SCCM
3 5 (3.55%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (1.42%) AirWatch
4 2 (1.42%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.42%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.71%) Ansible
5 1 (0.71%) Packer
5 1 (0.71%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (22.70%) Microsoft
2 23 (16.31%) Oracle
3 17 (12.06%) IBM
4 16 (11.35%) SAP
5 9 (6.38%) VMware
6 7 (4.96%) Google
7 6 (4.26%) Citrix
8 5 (3.55%) Cisco
9 3 (2.13%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.42%) Apple
10 2 (1.42%) Asigra
10 2 (1.42%) F5
10 2 (1.42%) Fortinet
10 2 (1.42%) HP
10 2 (1.42%) Remedy
10 2 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.42%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.42%) Tableau
11 1 (0.71%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.71%) ServiceNow