The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Risk Assessment skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Risk Assessment over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Risk Assessment
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 57 56 -
Rank change year-on-year -1 -  
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.31% 0.31% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £306 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £450 £420
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.44 £67.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year -25.28% +95.65%  

Risk Assessment is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 526 526 557
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 81.05% 81.55% 76.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 329 344
Median daily rate £421 £376 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.18% +0.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 17
Median hourly rate £14.63 £17.95 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.52% +5.58%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.63 £8.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £39.60 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Risk Assessment
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Risk Assessment as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Risk Assessment in Birmingham

Risk Assessment
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Risk Assessment in Birmingham

Risk Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Risk Assessment also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Risk Assessment.

1 2 (50.00%) CISM
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security Management
1 2 (50.00%) Security Management
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
1 2 (50.00%) Sentinel
1 2 (50.00%) CEH
1 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Logistics
1 2 (50.00%) CISMP
1 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (50.00%) IT Governance
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (50.00%) QA
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) CRM
1 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (50.00%) ERP
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) CISSP

Risk Assessment
Top Related 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (50.00%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) YouTrack
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Automation Test Lead
1 2 (50.00%) Information Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Security Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Software Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (50.00%) CRM
1 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (50.00%) Defect Management
1 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (50.00%) ERP
1 2 (50.00%) Information Assurance
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security Management
1 2 (50.00%) ISMS
1 2 (50.00%) IT Governance
1 2 (50.00%) Logistics
1 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (50.00%) Security Management
1 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CEH
1 2 (50.00%) CISM
1 2 (50.00%) CISMP
1 2 (50.00%) CISSP
1 2 (50.00%) CRISC
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) Cyber Essentials
1 2 (50.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 2 (50.00%) GPG13
1 2 (50.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (50.00%) QA
1 2 (50.00%) RMADS
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Remedy
1 2 (50.00%) ServiceNow