Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for Analytics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Analytics over the 6 months to 24 November 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.

Analytics
England > Midlands
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 69 99
Rank change year-on-year +6 +30 +29
Contract jobs citing Analytics 238 277 150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.89% 2.84% 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.47% 3.44% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 186 99
Midlands median daily rate £400 £445 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.11% +7.88% +10.00%
10th Percentile £250 £310 £300
90th Percentile £538 £594 £590
England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 4
Midlands median hourly rate £33.54 £17.50 £20.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +91.66% -15.07% -41.96%
10th Percentile £20.53 £14.05 £10.43
90th Percentile £54.93 £19.75 £33.24
England median hourly rate £31.31 £21.50 £24.62
% change year-on-year +45.63% -12.65% +23.08%

Analytics 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 the Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6850 8060 6690
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 83.06% 82.63% 78.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4356 4924 3955
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £235
90th Percentile £550 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 243 211 261
Midlands median hourly rate £20.55 £17.00 £18.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.85% -8.21% +2.89%
10th Percentile £10.52 £10.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £40.00 £42.55
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Analytics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Analytics in the Midlands

Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analytics in the Midlands

Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytics in the Midlands over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analytics in the Midlands

Analytics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analytics in the Midlands

Analytics
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytics in the Midlands over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Analytics in the Midlands

Analytics
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analytics within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands +2 158 £400 -11.11% 33
East Midlands +3 76 £450 +5.88% 19
Analytics
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Analytics 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Analytics.

1 75 (31.51%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (25.21%) Business Intelligence
3 55 (23.11%) Finance
4 54 (22.69%) Analytical Skills
5 48 (20.17%) SQL
6 46 (19.33%) Degree
6 46 (19.33%) Data Analytics
7 38 (15.97%) Big Data
8 34 (14.29%) Java
9 33 (13.87%) User Experience
10 32 (13.45%) Scrum
10 32 (13.45%) Visualisation
11 29 (12.18%) NoSQL
11 29 (12.18%) Data Warehouse
12 28 (11.76%) ETL
12 28 (11.76%) Oracle
13 26 (10.92%) Stakeholder Management
13 26 (10.92%) Data Visualisation
13 26 (10.92%) Mathematics
14 25 (10.50%) Power BI
15 24 (10.08%) Scala
16 23 (9.66%) Microsoft Excel
17 22 (9.24%) C#
17 22 (9.24%) Retail
18 21 (8.82%) SAP
18 21 (8.82%) Tableau
18 21 (8.82%) MongoDB
18 21 (8.82%) Google Analytics
18 21 (8.82%) Google
18 21 (8.82%) Software Delivery

Analytics
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 14 (5.88%) Apache Spark
2 13 (5.46%) ArcGIS
2 13 (5.46%) SAS
3 12 (5.04%) JBoss
4 10 (4.20%) GlassFish
4 10 (4.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 10 (4.20%) WildFly
5 3 (1.26%) CMS
5 3 (1.26%) NetWeaver
5 3 (1.26%) nginx
5 3 (1.26%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.84%) Confluence
7 1 (0.42%) Apache
7 1 (0.42%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.42%) IIS
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.42%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.42%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.42%) WebLogic
Applications
1 23 (9.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.68%) SPSS
3 3 (1.26%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.26%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.26%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.84%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.84%) InVision
4 2 (0.84%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.42%) Camtasia
5 1 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.42%) Simulink
5 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.42%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 6 (2.52%) SAP CO
1 6 (2.52%) SAP FI
1 6 (2.52%) SAP FI/CO
2 5 (2.10%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (0.84%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.42%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.42%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.42%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.42%) SAP SEM
4 1 (0.42%) Scribe Insight
4 1 (0.42%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.42%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 21 (8.82%) Google Analytics
2 14 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.52%) SaaS
4 5 (2.10%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.10%) GitHub
5 3 (1.26%) IaaS
5 3 (1.26%) PaaS
6 2 (0.84%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (0.84%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (0.84%) Azure Machine Learning
6 2 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.84%) Data Lake Analytics
7 1 (0.42%) AdWords
7 1 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.72%) Bluetooth
1 16 (6.72%) Wi-Fi
2 12 (5.04%) 3G
2 12 (5.04%) 4G
2 12 (5.04%) 5G
2 12 (5.04%) Internet
2 12 (5.04%) LAN
2 12 (5.04%) RFID
2 12 (5.04%) WAN
2 12 (5.04%) ZigBee
2 12 (5.04%) Z-Wave
3 10 (4.20%) Hyperconnected
4 7 (2.94%) HTTP
4 7 (2.94%) SMS
4 7 (2.94%) SSL
5 3 (1.26%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.42%) Firewall
6 1 (0.42%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.42%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (15.97%) Big Data
2 29 (12.18%) Data Warehouse
2 29 (12.18%) NoSQL
3 25 (10.50%) Power BI
4 21 (8.82%) MongoDB
5 17 (7.14%) OLAP
5 17 (7.14%) QlikView
6 15 (6.30%) Hadoop
7 13 (5.46%) Pentaho
7 13 (5.46%) SQL Server
8 12 (5.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 12 (5.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (5.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (4.62%) Apache Cassandra
9 11 (4.62%) MySQL
9 11 (4.62%) Oracle Database
9 11 (4.62%) Oracle Database 12c
9 11 (4.62%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (4.62%) Spotfire
10 10 (4.20%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 13 (5.46%) Jenkins
2 11 (4.62%) JUnit
3 10 (4.20%) Hudson
3 10 (4.20%) JBehave
4 8 (3.36%) JIRA
5 6 (2.52%) Cucumber
5 6 (2.52%) Selenium
6 5 (2.10%) Axure RP
7 4 (1.68%) Git (software)
8 3 (1.26%) Ant
8 3 (1.26%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.26%) Gatling
8 3 (1.26%) Grunt
8 3 (1.26%) gulp
8 3 (1.26%) IntelliJ
8 3 (1.26%) Karma Test Runner
8 3 (1.26%) Sublime Text
8 3 (1.26%) Talend Open Studio
8 3 (1.26%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.84%) CocoaPods
General
1 55 (23.11%) Finance
2 22 (9.24%) Retail
3 13 (5.46%) Banking
3 13 (5.46%) Legal
3 13 (5.46%) Manufacturing
4 12 (5.04%) Marketing
5 10 (4.20%) Automotive
6 8 (3.36%) Publishing
7 6 (2.52%) Aerospace
7 6 (2.52%) General Ledger
8 3 (1.26%) Advertising
8 3 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.84%) German Language
9 2 (0.84%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.42%) Front Office
10 1 (0.42%) Games
10 1 (0.42%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (21.01%) Analyst
2 42 (17.65%) Developer
3 28 (11.76%) Architect
4 21 (8.82%) Business Analyst
4 21 (8.82%) Designer
5 19 (7.98%) Data Scientist
6 14 (5.88%) Data Analyst
7 13 (5.46%) Content Designer
7 13 (5.46%) Senior Developer
8 11 (4.62%) Consultant
8 11 (4.62%) DBA
8 11 (4.62%) Digital Developer
8 11 (4.62%) Project Manager
8 11 (4.62%) Solutions Architect
9 10 (4.20%) Digital Designer
9 10 (4.20%) Oracle DBA
10 9 (3.78%) Digital Content Designer
11 8 (3.36%) SAP Analyst
11 8 (3.36%) SAP Business Analyst
11 8 (3.36%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.88%) .NET
2 12 (5.04%) D3.js
2 12 (5.04%) HTML
2 12 (5.04%) Spring
3 11 (4.62%) Hibernate
4 10 (4.20%) HornetQ
4 10 (4.20%) Java EE
4 10 (4.20%) JAX-RS
4 10 (4.20%) JMS
4 10 (4.20%) RESTEasy
4 10 (4.20%) RESTful
4 10 (4.20%) Spring Boot
4 10 (4.20%) WireMock
5 9 (3.78%) CSS
6 8 (3.36%) Node.js
7 7 (2.94%) jQuery
8 6 (2.52%) Kafka
8 6 (2.52%) Natural Language Processing
8 6 (2.52%) XML
9 5 (2.10%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 54 (22.69%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (13.87%) User Experience
3 16 (6.72%) Computer Science
4 11 (4.62%) Mobile App
5 8 (3.36%) Algorithms
6 7 (2.94%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.52%) Social Media
8 5 (2.10%) FMCG
9 2 (0.84%) Blog
9 2 (0.84%) e-Learning
9 2 (0.84%) EPoS
9 2 (0.84%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.84%) IVR
9 2 (0.84%) PMI
10 1 (0.42%) Clustering
10 1 (0.42%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.42%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.42%) NHS
10 1 (0.42%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.42%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 14 (5.88%) Apple iOS
2 13 (5.46%) Android
3 6 (2.52%) Linux
4 5 (2.10%) Windows
5 4 (1.68%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.84%) Unix
7 1 (0.42%) CentOS
7 1 (0.42%) VMS
7 1 (0.42%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (31.51%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (25.21%) Business Intelligence
3 46 (19.33%) Data Analytics
4 32 (13.45%) Scrum
4 32 (13.45%) Visualisation
5 28 (11.76%) ETL
6 26 (10.92%) Data Visualisation
6 26 (10.92%) Mathematics
6 26 (10.92%) Stakeholder Management
7 21 (8.82%) Software Delivery
8 20 (8.40%) Migration
8 20 (8.40%) Project Management
8 20 (8.40%) Software Engineering
9 18 (7.56%) Data Management
10 17 (7.14%) DevOps
10 17 (7.14%) ERP
10 17 (7.14%) Web Analytics
11 16 (6.72%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (6.72%) SEO
12 15 (6.30%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 48 (20.17%) SQL
2 34 (14.29%) Java
3 24 (10.08%) Scala
4 22 (9.24%) C#
5 20 (8.40%) Python
6 16 (6.72%) R
7 11 (4.62%) JavaScript
8 10 (4.20%) GraphQL
9 9 (3.78%) T-SQL
10 6 (2.52%) Ruby
11 4 (1.68%) MATLAB
11 4 (1.68%) Perl
11 4 (1.68%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.26%) Groovy
12 3 (1.26%) Haskell
12 3 (1.26%) PHP
13 2 (0.84%) Apple Swift
13 2 (0.84%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
13 2 (0.84%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.84%) VBA
Qualifications
1 46 (19.33%) Degree
2 17 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 13 (5.46%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (5.46%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.84%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (0.84%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.42%) CCA
5 1 (0.42%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (0.42%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.42%) ISEB
5 1 (0.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.42%) MCSA
5 1 (0.42%) MCSE
5 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.42%) PhD
5 1 (0.42%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.98%) Data Quality
2 12 (5.04%) QA
3 4 (1.68%) PMO
4 3 (1.26%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (1.26%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (5.88%) Docker
2 1 (0.42%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.42%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.42%) Terminal Services
2 1 (0.42%) XenApp
2 1 (0.42%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (5.04%) Oracle EDQ
2 10 (4.20%) Data Guard
2 10 (4.20%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (1.26%) Grafana
3 3 (1.26%) Kibana
3 3 (1.26%) Puppet
4 1 (0.42%) AppDNA
4 1 (0.42%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.42%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (11.76%) Oracle
2 21 (8.82%) Google
2 21 (8.82%) SAP
2 21 (8.82%) Tableau
3 20 (8.40%) Cognos
3 20 (8.40%) Microsoft
4 12 (5.04%) Sigfox
5 11 (4.62%) IBM
6 6 (2.52%) Adobe
7 3 (1.26%) ServiceNow
7 3 (1.26%) Talend
8 2 (0.84%) Apple
8 2 (0.84%) Citrix
8 2 (0.84%) Coremetrics
8 2 (0.84%) hybris
8 2 (0.84%) Informatica
8 2 (0.84%) OpenText
8 2 (0.84%) Remedy
8 2 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.84%) Syncsort