Period
to 21 November 2018

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 21 November 2018 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
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 24 39
Rank change year-on-year -17 +15 -8
Contract jobs citing Decision-Making 3 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.02% 4.26% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 5.24% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 2
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +26.92% -10.34%
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £375 £440
% change year-on-year +13.33% -14.77% +17.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Staffordshire median hourly rate - £45.00 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.17% -
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.03 £35.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -48.49% +118.75% -28.89%

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 250 210 358
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 85.03% 81.40% 84.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 142 229
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.74% +4.29% -3.45%
10th Percentile £275 £250 £200
90th Percentile £463 £475 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 11
Staffordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £14.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +210.34% -42.00% +70.07%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.22 £12.50
90th Percentile £58.00 £48.00 £46.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £25.00 £17.12
% change year-on-year -36.60% +46.03% -14.40%

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 21 November 2018. 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 -9 1 - -
Tamworth - 1 £375 -
Decision-Making
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, 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%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Active Listening
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) WinForms
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) WPF
2 1 (33.33%) QlikView
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) FMCG
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
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%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) PMP
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) QlikView
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Data 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
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Active Listening
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) PMP
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft