The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Visualisation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Visualisation over the 3 months to 29 March 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.

Visualisation
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 55 60
Rank change year-on-year +6 +5  
Contract jobs citing Visualisation 8 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.28% 0.44% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 0.55% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Median daily rate £394 £275 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.18% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £417 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -7.27% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.48 £44.96 £25.50
% change year-on-year -5.51% +76.29%  

Visualisation 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 506 547 577
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 81.09% 80.32% 76.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 343 367
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 17
Median hourly rate £14.63 £17.95 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.52% +5.58%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.63 £8.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £39.60 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Visualisation
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Visualisation in Birmingham

Visualisation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Visualisation in Birmingham

Visualisation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Visualisation in Birmingham over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Visualisation in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Visualisation 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 Visualisation.

1 13 (65.00%) JavaScript
1 13 (65.00%) HTML
1 13 (65.00%) Web Development
1 13 (65.00%) Relational Database
2 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (40.00%) Finance
3 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (35.00%) CSS
4 7 (35.00%) Unix
4 7 (35.00%) Linux
4 7 (35.00%) OO
4 7 (35.00%) Java
4 7 (35.00%) .NET
4 7 (35.00%) PHP
4 7 (35.00%) Configuration Management
4 7 (35.00%) HTTP
4 7 (35.00%) Mac OS X
4 7 (35.00%) Web Design
4 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (35.00%) Git (software)
4 7 (35.00%) Waterfall
4 7 (35.00%) Line Management
4 7 (35.00%) Mentoring
4 7 (35.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 7 (35.00%) Jenkins
4 7 (35.00%) OO PHP
5 6 (30.00%) SOLID
5 6 (30.00%) Spring Boot
5 6 (30.00%) Hazelcast
5 6 (30.00%) Performance Tuning

Visualisation
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:

Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) HTTP
2 1 (5.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (65.00%) Relational Database
2 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (30.00%) Hazelcast
3 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) Power BI
4 1 (5.00%) QlikView
4 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (35.00%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Java Developer
2 6 (30.00%) PHP Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Digital Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior PHP Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Architect
6 1 (5.00%) AWS Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (5.00%) Principal Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Principal Java Developer
6 1 (5.00%) QlikView Developer
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Tableau Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (65.00%) HTML
2 7 (35.00%) .NET
2 7 (35.00%) CSS
3 6 (30.00%) AngularJS
3 6 (30.00%) Hibernate
3 6 (30.00%) J2EE
3 6 (30.00%) jQuery
3 6 (30.00%) REST
3 6 (30.00%) Spring
3 6 (30.00%) Spring Boot
4 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.00%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Linux
1 7 (35.00%) Mac OS X
1 7 (35.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Web Development
2 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (35.00%) Configuration Management
3 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (35.00%) Line Management
3 7 (35.00%) Mentoring
3 7 (35.00%) OO
3 7 (35.00%) OO PHP
3 7 (35.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 7 (35.00%) Waterfall
3 7 (35.00%) Web Design
4 6 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (30.00%) SOLID
5 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (15.00%) Data Visualisation
6 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (10.00%) ITIL
6 2 (10.00%) ITIL V3
6 2 (10.00%) Network Management
7 1 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (35.00%) Java
2 7 (35.00%) PHP
3 3 (15.00%) SQL
4 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) CCNA
1 2 (10.00%) CCNP
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Tableau