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 26 June 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.

Risk Assessment
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 68 63
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 0 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham - 0.49% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.59% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £450 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +52.54%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £474 £400
% change year-on-year +1.37% +18.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £51.75 £26.50
% change year-on-year -8.21% +95.28%  

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 503 677 577
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 81.66% 83.07% 77.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 475 382
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 13
Median hourly rate £14.22 £25.00 £47.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.14% -47.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.16 £12.43 £22.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £42.50 £63.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Remedy
1 2 (100.00%) Logistics
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (100.00%) YouTrack
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 2 (100.00%) QA Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Scenario Testing

Risk Assessment
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:

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) YouTrack
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Test Lead
1 2 (100.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (50.00%) Software Test Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 2 (100.00%) Logistics
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (100.00%) QA Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Scenario Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Remedy