Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 84 -
Rank change year-on-year -1 - -
Contract jobs citing Virtual Infrastructure 17 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.14% 0.080% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 0.098% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 0
Birmingham median daily rate £450 - -
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £400 £488
% change year-on-year +12.50% -17.95% -25.00%
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 1,228 1,021 1,199
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 82.47% 82.01% 83.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 829 682 799
Birmingham median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +0.67%
10th Percentile £259 £263 £215
90th Percentile £575 £525 £528
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 17 35
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.00 £14.22 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.52% -1.97% -35.56%
10th Percentile £8.39 £10.75 £10.73
90th Percentile £42.50 £40.25 £41.10
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £21.50 £17.95
% change year-on-year -30.23% +19.78% -21.96%

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 19 June 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 16 (94.12%) J2EE
1 16 (94.12%) JUnit
1 16 (94.12%) Java
1 16 (94.12%) SOAP
1 16 (94.12%) Web Services
1 16 (94.12%) Scrum
1 16 (94.12%) VMware
1 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (94.12%) TDD
1 16 (94.12%) Maven
1 16 (94.12%) jMock
1 16 (94.12%) Continuous Integration
1 16 (94.12%) Kanban
1 16 (94.12%) VMware Infrastructure
1 16 (94.12%) Git (software)
1 16 (94.12%) RESTful
1 16 (94.12%) Amazon EC2
1 16 (94.12%) vSphere
1 16 (94.12%) DbUnit
1 16 (94.12%) Mockito
1 16 (94.12%) BDD
1 16 (94.12%) PowerMock
1 16 (94.12%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (94.12%) Jenkins
1 16 (94.12%) Apache Camel
1 16 (94.12%) SonarQube
2 13 (76.47%) Security Cleared
2 13 (76.47%) E-Commerce
3 10 (58.82%) Spring
4 8 (47.06%) 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 4 (23.53%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.88%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 16 (94.12%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (94.12%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (17.65%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 16 (94.12%) DbUnit
1 16 (94.12%) Git (software)
1 16 (94.12%) Jenkins
1 16 (94.12%) jMock
1 16 (94.12%) JUnit
1 16 (94.12%) Maven
1 16 (94.12%) Mockito
1 16 (94.12%) SonarQube
General
1 4 (23.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Developer
1 16 (94.12%) Java Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Full Stack Developer
3 4 (23.53%) J2EE Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Java Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Lead Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Lead Java Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Angular Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) BPM Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Office 365 Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) PowerShell Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (94.12%) Apache Camel
1 16 (94.12%) J2EE
1 16 (94.12%) PowerMock
1 16 (94.12%) RESTful
1 16 (94.12%) SOAP
1 16 (94.12%) Web Services
2 10 (58.82%) Spring
3 8 (47.06%) Spring Boot
4 4 (23.53%) XML
5 3 (17.65%) CORBA
5 3 (17.65%) EJB
5 3 (17.65%) Hibernate
5 3 (17.65%) Java EE
5 3 (17.65%) JDBC
5 3 (17.65%) JMS
5 3 (17.65%) JPA
5 3 (17.65%) JSP
5 3 (17.65%) Servlets
5 3 (17.65%) Spring MVC
5 3 (17.65%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (94.12%) BDD
1 16 (94.12%) Continuous Integration
1 16 (94.12%) Kanban
1 16 (94.12%) Scrum
1 16 (94.12%) TDD
2 13 (76.47%) E-Commerce
3 4 (23.53%) Open Source
4 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (17.65%) Concurrent Programming
4 3 (17.65%) Multithreading
4 3 (17.65%) MVC
5 1 (5.88%) Microservices
5 1 (5.88%) OO
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (76.47%) Security Cleared
2 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) PMO
System Software
1 16 (94.12%) VMware Infrastructure
1 16 (94.12%) vSphere
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) VMware
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft