Period
to 19 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for Decision-Making skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Decision-Making over the 6 months to 19 February 2019 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.

Decision-Making
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 42 31 39
Rank change year-on-year -11 +8 -3
Contract jobs citing Decision-Making 3 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.24% 2.63% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 3.33% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Staffordshire median daily rate £365 £438 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.57% - -
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - £45.00 -
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.03 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -54.93% +53.85% -

Decision-Making 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 Staffordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 219 210 298
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 90.87% 78.95% 79.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 141 200
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.32% +8.57% -
10th Percentile £263 £275 £211
90th Percentile £462 £463 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £428 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +7.00% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 18
Staffordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £18.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +143.24% -26.00% +101.53%
10th Percentile £15.25 £10.99 £16.35
90th Percentile £57.95 £48.50 £69.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £24.98 £21.09
% change year-on-year -29.94% +18.44% +11.00%

Decision-Making
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing Decision-Making as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Decision-Making in Staffordshire

Decision-Making
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Decision-Making in Staffordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Decision-Making in Staffordshire

Decision-Making
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Decision-Making in Staffordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Decision-Making in Staffordshire

Decision-Making
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 Decision-Making within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 19 February 2019. 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
Stoke-on-Trent +5 2 - -
Decision-Making
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Decision-Making 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 Decision-Making.

1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) A/B Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Experimental Design
2 1 (33.33%) Active Listening
2 1 (33.33%) Data Science
2 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (33.33%) Recommender Systems
2 1 (33.33%) Dimensionality Reduction
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) PhD
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) PMP
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) WinForms
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Statistics
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Physics
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) WPF

Decision-Making
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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Qualitative Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Quantitative Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) WinForms
1 1 (33.33%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Coaching
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) A/B Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Active Listening
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (33.33%) Data Science
2 1 (33.33%) Dimensionality Reduction
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Experimental Design
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Physics
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (33.33%) Recommender Systems
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) R
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) PhD
1 1 (33.33%) PMP
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft