Period
to 21 November 2017

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

Data Analysis
England > Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 110 105
Rank change year-on-year -24 -5 +15
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 114 179 148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.39% 1.84% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 2.23% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 119 88
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £203 £204 £200
90th Percentile £583 £581 £511
England median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94% +5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 7
Midlands median hourly rate £19.00 £18.94 £11.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.32% +68.96% -37.72%
10th Percentile £10.85 £13.05 £10.43
90th Percentile £60.80 £27.75 £31.44
England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -5.00% -11.11% -21.05%

Data Analysis 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 6831 8035 6631
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 83.07% 82.60% 79.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4350 4909 3919
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £232
90th Percentile £550 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 205 260
Midlands median hourly rate £21.37 £16.50 £18.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.52% -10.91% +2.89%
10th Percentile £10.63 £10.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £39.80 £42.67
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.74% +8.53% +18.42%

Data Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Analysis in the Midlands

Data Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Analysis in the Midlands

Data Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analysis in the Midlands over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Analysis in the Midlands

Data Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Analysis in the Midlands

Data Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analysis in the Midlands over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Data Analysis in the Midlands

Data Analysis
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 Data Analysis within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 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 -23 77 £375 -6.25% 14
East Midlands -3 35 £400 +33.33% 7
Data Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Analysis 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 Data Analysis.

1 48 (42.11%) SQL
2 31 (27.19%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (25.44%) Migration
4 25 (21.93%) Business Intelligence
4 25 (21.93%) Data Migration
5 23 (20.18%) Data Quality
6 20 (17.54%) ETL
7 19 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 19 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (15.79%) Oracle
9 17 (14.91%) Finance
10 16 (14.04%) Data Modelling
11 14 (12.28%) Microsoft
11 14 (12.28%) Management Information System
12 13 (11.40%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (11.40%) Microsoft Excel
13 12 (10.53%) Data Management
14 11 (9.65%) Data Warehouse
15 10 (8.77%) CRM
15 10 (8.77%) SAP
15 10 (8.77%) Project Management
15 10 (8.77%) Degree
15 10 (8.77%) Process Improvement
16 9 (7.89%) Waterfall
16 9 (7.89%) Data Mapping
17 8 (7.02%) Data Integration
17 8 (7.02%) Mathematics
17 8 (7.02%) Systems Analysis
17 8 (7.02%) Analytics
18 7 (6.14%) Data Visualisation

Data Analysis
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 4 (3.51%) SAS
2 2 (1.75%) ArcGIS
2 2 (1.75%) Confluence
2 2 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.88%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (11.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (6.14%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (3.51%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.75%) Simulink
6 1 (0.88%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 2 (1.75%) iTrent
1 2 (1.75%) SAP MDG
1 2 (1.75%) SAP WM
2 1 (0.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.88%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.88%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.88%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.51%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.63%) NAS
2 1 (0.88%) LDAP
2 1 (0.88%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.65%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (6.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (5.26%) QlikView
5 5 (4.39%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.51%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (3.51%) Oracle ODI
7 3 (2.63%) Big Data
7 3 (2.63%) DB2
7 3 (2.63%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.63%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.75%) CloverETL
8 2 (1.75%) Data Mart
8 2 (1.75%) IBM InfoSphere
8 2 (1.75%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.75%) Sagent Data Flow
8 2 (1.75%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (1.75%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (1.75%) ERwin
1 2 (1.75%) JIRA
1 2 (1.75%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.88%) PeopleTools
General
1 17 (14.91%) Finance
2 6 (5.26%) Banking
3 4 (3.51%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.51%) Retail
4 3 (2.63%) Automotive
4 3 (2.63%) Back Office
4 3 (2.63%) Local Government
5 1 (0.88%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 66 (57.89%) Analyst
2 32 (28.07%) Data Analyst
3 21 (18.42%) Business Analyst
4 13 (11.40%) Developer
5 9 (7.89%) Consultant
5 9 (7.89%) Data Migration Analyst
5 9 (7.89%) Migration Analyst
6 8 (7.02%) Agile Business Analyst
7 7 (6.14%) SQL Analyst
8 6 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 5 (4.39%) Architect
9 5 (4.39%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 5 (4.39%) Data Architect
9 5 (4.39%) Data Consultant
9 5 (4.39%) Data Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) Data Quality Analyst
9 5 (4.39%) Digital Analyst
9 5 (4.39%) Digital Business Analyst
9 5 (4.39%) ETL Analyst
9 5 (4.39%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.39%) RESTful
2 4 (3.51%) .NET
2 4 (3.51%) XML
3 3 (2.63%) CSS
3 3 (2.63%) HTML
3 3 (2.63%) jQuery
3 3 (2.63%) JSON
3 3 (2.63%) REST
3 3 (2.63%) SOAP
3 3 (2.63%) WCF
4 1 (0.88%) Middleware
4 1 (0.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (27.19%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (12.28%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.39%) Data Structures
4 4 (3.51%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (3.51%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (3.51%) NHS
5 3 (2.63%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.63%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.75%) Reference Data
6 2 (1.75%) User Experience
7 1 (0.88%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.88%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.88%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.88%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.88%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.88%) Social Media
7 1 (0.88%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.14%) Windows
2 1 (0.88%) Linux
2 1 (0.88%) Unix
2 1 (0.88%) Windows 10
2 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
2 1 (0.88%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (25.44%) Migration
2 25 (21.93%) Business Intelligence
2 25 (21.93%) Data Migration
3 20 (17.54%) ETL
4 19 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (14.04%) Data Modelling
6 13 (11.40%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (10.53%) Data Management
8 10 (8.77%) CRM
8 10 (8.77%) Process Improvement
8 10 (8.77%) Project Management
9 9 (7.89%) Data Mapping
9 9 (7.89%) Waterfall
10 8 (7.02%) Analytics
10 8 (7.02%) Data Integration
10 8 (7.02%) Mathematics
10 8 (7.02%) Systems Analysis
11 7 (6.14%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (6.14%) Data Strategy
11 7 (6.14%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 48 (42.11%) SQL
2 6 (5.26%) PL/SQL
2 6 (5.26%) T-SQL
3 4 (3.51%) C
3 4 (3.51%) VBA
4 3 (2.63%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.63%) MATLAB
4 3 (2.63%) PHP
4 3 (2.63%) Python
4 3 (2.63%) R
5 2 (1.75%) C#
5 2 (1.75%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
5 2 (1.75%) Java
5 2 (1.75%) PeopleCode
5 2 (1.75%) SQR
6 1 (0.88%) C++
6 1 (0.88%) Embedded C
6 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (8.77%) Degree
2 2 (1.75%) PhD
2 2 (1.75%) Postgraduate
2 2 (1.75%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.75%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.88%) ISEB
3 1 (0.88%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.88%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (20.18%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.51%) QA
3 2 (1.75%) PMO
3 2 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.88%) GCP
4 1 (0.88%) GDPR
4 1 (0.88%) IFRS
4 1 (0.88%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 1 (0.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.88%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (1.75%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 18 (15.79%) Oracle
2 14 (12.28%) Microsoft
3 10 (8.77%) SAP
4 5 (4.39%) Cognos
4 5 (4.39%) PeopleSoft
4 5 (4.39%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (3.51%) IBM
5 4 (3.51%) Teradata
6 3 (2.63%) Tableau
7 2 (1.75%) ESRI
7 2 (1.75%) Google
7 2 (1.75%) Informatica
7 2 (1.75%) Kronos
7 2 (1.75%) OpenText
7 2 (1.75%) Syncsort
7 2 (1.75%) Talend
8 1 (0.88%) Embarcadero
8 1 (0.88%) GoldenSource
8 1 (0.88%) MathWorks
8 1 (0.88%) Trillium