Period
to 13 December 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 13 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.

Migration
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 8 32
Rank change year-on-year -2 +24 -13
Contract jobs citing Migration 139 162 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 9.79% 9.79% 5.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.74% 11.78% 6.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 138 49
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £394 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.94% +3.62% +8.57%
10th Percentile £258 £217 £299
90th Percentile £525 £575 £503
West Midlands median daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +9.38% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 1
Birmingham median hourly rate £13.00 - £13.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £11.78 £47.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -75.20% +31.94% +191.50%

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 1,184 1,375 1,214
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 83.38% 83.08% 83.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 813 1,010 758
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £214 £228 £250
90th Percentile £563 £530 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 25 36
Birmingham median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -4.48% -4.29%
10th Percentile £10.77 £9.77 £10.60
90th Percentile £23.38 £48.95 £32.10
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.86 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -36.56% +38.89% -10.00%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 46 (33.09%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (30.94%) SQL
3 35 (25.18%) SQL Server
4 34 (24.46%) Microsoft
4 34 (24.46%) Data Migration
5 33 (23.74%) PostgreSQL
6 32 (23.02%) Java
7 31 (22.30%) Spring
8 30 (21.58%) Security Cleared
8 30 (21.58%) JavaScript
8 30 (21.58%) CSS
9 29 (20.86%) Microsoft Azure
10 28 (20.14%) Microservices
11 27 (19.42%) HTML
11 27 (19.42%) Windows
12 26 (18.71%) Relational Database
12 26 (18.71%) Git (software)
12 26 (18.71%) SC Cleared
13 25 (17.99%) BDD
13 25 (17.99%) RabbitMQ
13 25 (17.99%) Apache Camel
13 25 (17.99%) Java 8
13 25 (17.99%) TDD
13 25 (17.99%) Subversion
13 25 (17.99%) IBM
13 25 (17.99%) Hibernate
14 24 (17.27%) Trunk-Based Development
15 23 (16.55%) Spring Boot
15 23 (16.55%) WebSphere
16 19 (13.67%) Data Centre

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 23 (16.55%) WebSphere
2 7 (5.04%) Confluence
2 7 (5.04%) WordPress
3 2 (1.44%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.44%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.72%) CMS
4 1 (0.72%) Drupal
4 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.72%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (2.88%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.16%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.72%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 8 (5.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.16%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (2.16%) Oracle Payroll
3 2 (1.44%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 29 (20.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (12.95%) Office 365
3 12 (8.63%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (7.19%) Dynamics 365
5 7 (5.04%) Google Tag Manager
5 7 (5.04%) PaaS
5 7 (5.04%) SaaS
6 6 (4.32%) IaaS
7 4 (2.88%) Azure Data Factory
8 3 (2.16%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.72%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.72%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.72%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.72%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.60%) VoIP
2 4 (2.88%) Firewall
3 3 (2.16%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (2.16%) DNS
4 2 (1.44%) DHCP
4 2 (1.44%) IP Telephony
4 2 (1.44%) iSCSI
4 2 (1.44%) NAS
4 2 (1.44%) NetScaler
4 2 (1.44%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.72%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (0.72%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.72%) IPsec
5 1 (0.72%) LAN
5 1 (0.72%) SAN
5 1 (0.72%) Skype
5 1 (0.72%) SSL
5 1 (0.72%) VPN
5 1 (0.72%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (25.18%) SQL Server
2 33 (23.74%) PostgreSQL
3 26 (18.71%) Relational Database
4 12 (8.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (5.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (5.04%) Azure SQL Database
6 7 (5.04%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.16%) MySQL
7 3 (2.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.72%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.72%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.72%) Power BI
8 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 26 (18.71%) Git (software)
2 25 (17.99%) Subversion
3 11 (7.91%) JIRA
4 9 (6.47%) Jenkins
5 8 (5.76%) Selenium
6 7 (5.04%) Cucumber
6 7 (5.04%) JMeter
6 7 (5.04%) SoapUI
7 5 (3.60%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.72%) MagicDraw
8 1 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.72%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 11 (7.91%) Finance
2 10 (7.19%) Retail
3 5 (3.60%) Back Office
3 5 (3.60%) Marketing
4 3 (2.16%) Legal
4 3 (2.16%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.44%) Electronics
5 2 (1.44%) Local Government
5 2 (1.44%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.44%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.72%) Automotive
6 1 (0.72%) Games
Job Titles
1 43 (30.94%) Developer
2 27 (19.42%) Java Developer
3 14 (10.07%) Architect
3 14 (10.07%) Consultant
4 12 (8.63%) Analyst
5 11 (7.91%) Project Manager
6 7 (5.04%) WordPress Developer
7 6 (4.32%) Tester
8 5 (3.60%) Desktop Engineer
8 5 (3.60%) Oracle Analyst
8 5 (3.60%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (2.88%) Business Analyst
9 4 (2.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (2.88%) Windows Consultant
10 3 (2.16%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 3 (2.16%) Automation Tester
10 3 (2.16%) Cloud Architect
10 3 (2.16%) Data Migration Consultant
10 3 (2.16%) Oracle Payroll Analyst
10 3 (2.16%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (22.30%) Spring
2 30 (21.58%) CSS
3 27 (19.42%) HTML
4 25 (17.99%) Apache Camel
4 25 (17.99%) Hibernate
4 25 (17.99%) RabbitMQ
5 23 (16.55%) Spring Boot
6 8 (5.76%) RESTful
7 5 (3.60%) .NET
7 5 (3.60%) AngularJS
7 5 (3.60%) ASP.NET
8 4 (2.88%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (2.88%) WCF
9 2 (1.44%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (1.44%) Web Services
10 1 (0.72%) JSP
10 1 (0.72%) MDX
10 1 (0.72%) Middleware
10 1 (0.72%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.67%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.60%) Data Structures
3 5 (3.60%) NHS
4 3 (2.16%) FMCG
4 3 (2.16%) Taxonomies
4 3 (2.16%) User Experience
5 2 (1.44%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.44%) PKI
5 2 (1.44%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.72%) Clustering
6 1 (0.72%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.72%) EMC Centera
6 1 (0.72%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.72%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.72%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 27 (19.42%) Windows
2 15 (10.79%) Windows 10
3 10 (7.19%) Windows Server
4 8 (5.76%) Windows 7
5 7 (5.04%) Windows XP
6 4 (2.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.16%) Linux
8 2 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (33.09%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (24.46%) Data Migration
3 28 (20.14%) Microservices
4 25 (17.99%) BDD
4 25 (17.99%) TDD
5 24 (17.27%) Trunk-Based Development
6 14 (10.07%) Data Modelling
7 11 (7.91%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (7.91%) Creative Thinking
8 10 (7.19%) CRM
8 10 (7.19%) ETL
8 10 (7.19%) Project Management
9 9 (6.47%) ITIL
9 9 (6.47%) Test Automation
10 8 (5.76%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (5.04%) Analytical Thinking
11 7 (5.04%) API Testing
11 7 (5.04%) ERP
11 7 (5.04%) Exploratory Testing
11 7 (5.04%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (30.94%) SQL
2 32 (23.02%) Java
3 30 (21.58%) JavaScript
4 25 (17.99%) Java 8
5 8 (5.76%) PL/SQL
6 5 (3.60%) C#
7 2 (1.44%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.72%) PHP
8 1 (0.72%) Python
8 1 (0.72%) Ruby
8 1 (0.72%) Scala
Qualifications
1 30 (21.58%) Security Cleared
2 26 (18.71%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.88%) MCSE
5 3 (2.16%) MCITP
6 2 (1.44%) CCNP
6 2 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.44%) Degree
6 2 (1.44%) HNC
6 2 (1.44%) HND
6 2 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.72%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.72%) CCNA
7 1 (0.72%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.72%) MCP
7 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.32%) PMO
2 4 (2.88%) GDPR
2 4 (2.88%) SLA
3 3 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.44%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.44%) ISO 14001
4 2 (1.44%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.44%) QA
5 1 (0.72%) FISMA
5 1 (0.72%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.72%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (12.23%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.32%) XenApp
3 5 (3.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.60%) XenDesktop
4 4 (2.88%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.16%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.44%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.72%) Docker
7 1 (0.72%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (3.60%) Microsoft Intune
1 5 (3.60%) SCCM
2 2 (1.44%) AirWatch
2 2 (1.44%) Puppet
2 2 (1.44%) XenMobile
3 1 (0.72%) Ansible
3 1 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.72%) Terraform
3 1 (0.72%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (24.46%) Microsoft
2 25 (17.99%) IBM
3 10 (7.19%) Oracle
4 8 (5.76%) VMware
5 7 (5.04%) Google
6 6 (4.32%) Citrix
6 6 (4.32%) SAP
7 5 (3.60%) Cisco
8 4 (2.88%) EMC
9 3 (2.16%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.16%) NGA Human Resources
9 3 (2.16%) Northgate
10 2 (1.44%) Asigra
10 2 (1.44%) Dell
10 2 (1.44%) F5
10 2 (1.44%) Fortinet
10 2 (1.44%) HP
10 2 (1.44%) Isilon
10 2 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.44%) SolarWinds