Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 92 -
Rank change year-on-year -3 - -
Contract jobs citing Virtual Infrastructure 7 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.47% 0.14% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Birmingham median daily rate £444 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.58% - -
West Midlands median daily rate £444 £438 £488
% change year-on-year +1.43% -10.26% -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 1,200 1,161 1,276
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 81.36% 83.05% 82.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 807 838 858
Birmingham median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +6.16%
10th Percentile £225 £250 £242
90th Percentile £563 £525 £547
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 19 32
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.88 £14.63 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.71% -5.65% -32.97%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.00 £10.80
90th Percentile £25.80 £45.35 £38.60
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £22.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -31.82% +22.22% -18.18%

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 18 September 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 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) J2EE
1 7 (100.00%) JUnit
1 7 (100.00%) SOAP
1 7 (100.00%) Web Services
1 7 (100.00%) Scrum
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
1 7 (100.00%) jMock
1 7 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (100.00%) Kanban
1 7 (100.00%) Maven
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) vSphere
1 7 (100.00%) DbUnit
1 7 (100.00%) Mockito
1 7 (100.00%) BDD
1 7 (100.00%) PowerMock
1 7 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 7 (100.00%) Apache Camel
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (100.00%) RESTful
1 7 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 7 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (100.00%) SonarQube
1 7 (100.00%) Spring Boot
2 6 (85.71%) E-Commerce
3 5 (71.43%) Spring

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:

Cloud Services
1 7 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) DbUnit
1 7 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 7 (100.00%) jMock
1 7 (100.00%) JUnit
1 7 (100.00%) Maven
1 7 (100.00%) Mockito
1 7 (100.00%) SonarQube
General
1 4 (57.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
1 7 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (57.14%) J2EE Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) Apache Camel
1 7 (100.00%) J2EE
1 7 (100.00%) PowerMock
1 7 (100.00%) RESTful
1 7 (100.00%) SOAP
1 7 (100.00%) Spring Boot
1 7 (100.00%) Web Services
2 5 (71.43%) Spring
3 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
3 1 (14.29%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) BDD
1 7 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (100.00%) Kanban
1 7 (100.00%) Scrum
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
2 6 (85.71%) E-Commerce
3 4 (57.14%) Open Source
4 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (100.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware