Period
to 10 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Statistics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Statistics over the 6 months to 10 July 2020 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.

Statistics
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
10 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 46 93 98
Rank change year-on-year +47 +5 -11
Contract jobs citing Statistics 6 3 8
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.05% 0.21% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 0.25% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 6
Median daily rate £288 £425 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.35% +45.30% -10.00%
10th Percentile £224 £248 £196
90th Percentile £361 £438 £314
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £235 £284
% change year-on-year +48.94% -17.18% -12.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.57 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.57 - -

Statistics 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 480 1,181 1,295
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 84.21% 84.60% 82.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 817 875
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £228 £250 £253
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
West Midlands median daily rate £441 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -2.00% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 25 48
Median hourly rate £35.00 £18.00 £14.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +94.44% +21.01% +4.64%
10th Percentile £12.75 £10.63 £8.39
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate £20.57 £25.43 £15.00
% change year-on-year -19.10% +69.50% -28.57%

Statistics
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Statistics as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Statistics in Birmingham

Statistics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Statistics in Birmingham.

Daily rate trend for Statistics in Birmingham

Statistics
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Statistics in Birmingham over the 6 months to 10 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Statistics in Birmingham

Statistics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Statistics in Birmingham.

Hourly rate trend for Statistics in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 10 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Statistics 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 Statistics.

1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 3 (50.00%) Data Quality
3 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (50.00%) Public Sector
4 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (33.33%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (33.33%) Data Science
4 2 (33.33%) Decision-Making
4 2 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (33.33%) Data Structures
4 2 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (33.33%) Qlik Sense
4 2 (33.33%) Machine Learning
4 2 (33.33%) Big Data
4 2 (33.33%) Analytics
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Management
4 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Visualisation
4 2 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (33.33%) SPSS
4 2 (33.33%) Management Information System

Statistics
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 2 (33.33%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (33.33%) SPSS
3 2 (33.33%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) IaaS
1 1 (16.67%) PaaS
1 1 (16.67%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Big Data
1 2 (33.33%) MS Access
1 2 (33.33%) Qlik Sense
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) GIS
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) Power BI
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) RStudio
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (50.00%) Public Sector
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Local Government
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Data Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) SAS Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Production DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Production DBA
2 1 (16.67%) SQL DBA
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Production DBA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Data Structures
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Data Science
2 2 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
2 2 (33.33%) Decision-Making
2 2 (33.33%) Machine Learning
2 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 2 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
2 2 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (16.67%) Database Security
3 1 (16.67%) Proactive Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Numerate Degree
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) RedGate