Period
to 21 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Virtual Infrastructure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Virtual Infrastructure over the 6 months to 21 February 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.

Virtual Infrastructure
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing Virtual Infrastructure 18 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.12% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Birmingham median daily rate £444 - -
West Midlands median daily rate £444 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

Virtual Infrastructure 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 1,322 1,143 1,012
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 82.16% 82.29% 79.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 930 724 643
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.39%
10th Percentile £225 £250 £215
90th Percentile £550 £545 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £407 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +1.81% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 28 35
Birmingham median hourly rate £17.11 £17.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.84% +15.00% -25.00%
10th Percentile £9.31 £10.84 £9.53
90th Percentile £53.75 £39.88 £47.20
West Midlands median hourly rate £23.99 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +9.05% +10.00% -11.11%

Virtual Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Virtual Infrastructure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Infrastructure in Birmingham

Virtual Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Virtual Infrastructure in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Virtual Infrastructure 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 Virtual Infrastructure.

1 17 (94.44%) Java
1 17 (94.44%) Continuous Integration
1 17 (94.44%) Git (software)
1 17 (94.44%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (88.89%) vSphere
2 16 (88.89%) DbUnit
2 16 (88.89%) Mockito
2 16 (88.89%) BDD
2 16 (88.89%) RESTful
2 16 (88.89%) Amazon EC2
2 16 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (88.89%) PowerMock
2 16 (88.89%) Jenkins
2 16 (88.89%) Apache Camel
2 16 (88.89%) SonarQube
2 16 (88.89%) Kanban
2 16 (88.89%) jMock
2 16 (88.89%) Maven
2 16 (88.89%) Scrum
2 16 (88.89%) VMware
2 16 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (88.89%) TDD
2 16 (88.89%) J2EE
2 16 (88.89%) JUnit
2 16 (88.89%) Web Services
2 16 (88.89%) SOAP
3 13 (72.22%) E-Commerce
4 12 (66.67%) Spring
5 10 (55.56%) Security Cleared
6 6 (33.33%) Spring Boot

Virtual Infrastructure
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 6 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 3 (16.67%) Apache
3 1 (5.56%) IIS
3 1 (5.56%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 17 (94.44%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (88.89%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (11.11%) Office 365
4 1 (5.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) DHCP
1 1 (5.56%) DNS
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
1 1 (5.56%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (16.67%) JasperReports
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (94.44%) Git (software)
2 16 (88.89%) DbUnit
2 16 (88.89%) Jenkins
2 16 (88.89%) jMock
2 16 (88.89%) JUnit
2 16 (88.89%) Maven
2 16 (88.89%) Mockito
2 16 (88.89%) SonarQube
3 1 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 2 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Developer
1 15 (83.33%) Java Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Agile Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Agile Java Developer
3 3 (16.67%) BPM Developer
3 3 (16.67%) J2EE Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Lead Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Lead Java Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Leader
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Angular Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Java/J2EE Architect
5 1 (5.56%) PowerShell Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (88.89%) Apache Camel
1 16 (88.89%) J2EE
1 16 (88.89%) PowerMock
1 16 (88.89%) RESTful
1 16 (88.89%) SOAP
1 16 (88.89%) Web Services
2 12 (66.67%) Spring
3 6 (33.33%) Spring Boot
3 6 (33.33%) XML
4 4 (22.22%) Java EE
5 3 (16.67%) CORBA
5 3 (16.67%) EJB
5 3 (16.67%) Hibernate
5 3 (16.67%) JDBC
5 3 (16.67%) JMS
5 3 (16.67%) JPA
5 3 (16.67%) JSP
5 3 (16.67%) Servlets
5 3 (16.67%) Spring MVC
5 3 (16.67%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) NHS
2 1 (5.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
1 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
1 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (88.89%) BDD
2 16 (88.89%) Kanban
2 16 (88.89%) Scrum
2 16 (88.89%) TDD
3 13 (72.22%) E-Commerce
4 4 (22.22%) Open Source
5 3 (16.67%) Concurrent Programming
5 3 (16.67%) Microservices
5 3 (16.67%) Multithreading
5 3 (16.67%) MVC
5 3 (16.67%) OO
6 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.56%) Change Control
6 1 (5.56%) DevOps
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.56%) PHP
2 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) PMO
System Software
1 16 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
1 16 (88.89%) vSphere
2 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) VMware
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft