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 3 months to 27 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.

Statistics
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 - 66
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Statistics 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.63% - 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% - 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £338 - £260
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £343
% change year-on-year - +2.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £15.99
% change year-on-year - -18.68%  

Statistics 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 522 687 566
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 82.20% 83.07% 77.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 480 373
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
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%  

Statistics
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Statistics in Birmingham

Statistics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Statistics in Birmingham

Statistics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Statistics in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Statistics 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 Statistics.

1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Lucene
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Forensics
3 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Cluster Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Wealth Management
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) SAS Macro
3 1 (25.00%) Base SAS
3 1 (25.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Product Management
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Solr
3 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (25.00%) E-Discovery

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 1 (25.00%) Apache Solr
1 1 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (25.00%) SAS
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (25.00%) Base SAS
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (25.00%) EDRMS
2 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (25.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (25.00%) SAS Visual Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) ProC
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Data Network Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) IT Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Network Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) SAS Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Cluster Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Forensics
2 1 (25.00%) Data Governance
2 1 (25.00%) E-Discovery
2 1 (25.00%) Electronic Discovery Reference Model
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Product Management
2 1 (25.00%) Records Management
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Wealth Management
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) PROC SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) FTK
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Cognos
1 1 (25.00%) Nuix