Period
to 27 January 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Analytical Skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Analytical Skills over the 6 months to 27 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Analytical Skills
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
27 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 16 15 39
Rank change year-on-year -1 +24 -17
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 5 7 8
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Staffordshire 4.59% 5.34% 3.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.67% 25.93% 7.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Median daily rate £375 £275 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.36% -18.52% -12.90%
10th Percentile £330 £263 £276
90th Percentile £420 £288 £389
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £450 £413
% change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Median hourly rate £37.75 £16.20 £29.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +133.02% -44.62% -
10th Percentile £27.73 £16.20 £16.40
90th Percentile £47.58 £16.20 £44.10
West Midlands median hourly rate £37.75 £16.20 £18.50
% change year-on-year +133.02% -12.43% -18.43%

Analytical Skills is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 30 27 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 27.52% 20.61% 42.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 84
Median daily rate £325 £370 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.16% -3.27% +2.00%
10th Percentile £200 £263 £263
90th Percentile £538 £458 £462
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 6
Median hourly rate £37.75 £16.20 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +133.02% -48.16% +203.40%
10th Percentile £27.73 £14.50 £13.50
90th Percentile £47.58 £27.22 £60.00
Median hourly rate £17.50 £15.93 £15.85
% change year-on-year +9.89% +0.47% -20.75%

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing Analytical Skills as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Skills in Staffordshire

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Analytical Skills in Staffordshire.

Daily rate trend for Analytical Skills in Staffordshire

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Analytical Skills in Staffordshire.

Hourly rate trend for Analytical Skills in Staffordshire

Analytical Skills
Hourly Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Analytical Skills in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 27 January 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Analytical Skills in Staffordshire

Analytical Skills
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analytical Skills within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 27 January 2021. 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
Lichfield - 2 - - 2
Stoke-on-Trent -3 1 £400 - 3
Stafford - 1 - -
Analytical Skills
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 January 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Analytical Skills 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (40.00%) V-Model
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Software Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) Defect Management
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (40.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) SOAP
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services

Analytical Skills
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 2 (40.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL DBA
2 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) REST
1 2 (40.00%) SOAP
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) Software Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (40.00%) V-Model
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Database Security
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft