Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West 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 19 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 56 95
Rank change year-on-year -4 +39 +13
Contract jobs citing Analytics 149 194 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.13% 3.14% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.77% 3.78% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 145 58
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +9.09% +6.45%
10th Percentile £229 £310 £286
90th Percentile £538 £600 £590
England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 2
West Midlands median hourly rate £34.10 - £32.10
10th Percentile £31.19 - £29.52
90th Percentile £57.28 - £33.88
England median hourly rate £31.31 £22.50 £25.25
% change year-on-year +39.16% -10.89% +26.25%

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 West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3948 5128 3925
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 82.96% 83.07% 79.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2518 3069 2256
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +6.99%
10th Percentile £245 £250 £235
90th Percentile £550 £550 £531
England median daily rate £450 £425 £422
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.62% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 136 175
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £17.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.85% -11.25% -
10th Percentile £11.70 £10.75 £11.10
90th Percentile £48.75 £39.50 £43.27
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.70% +8.49% +18.42%

Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Analytics in the West Midlands

Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analytics in the West Midlands

Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytics in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analytics in the West Midlands

Analytics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analytics in the West Midlands

Analytics
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytics in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Analytics in the West Midlands

Analytics
Contract Job Locations in the West 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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 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
Birmingham +34 52 £375 -14.29% 8
Coventry -20 23 £533 +12.11% 2
Warwickshire -2 15 £280 -30.00%
Shropshire +19 12 £475 +20.25% 1
Sutton Coldfield -2 12 £337 -38.82%
Solihull +7 11 £565 +89.92% 2
Staffordshire +15 7 £400 - 1
Bilston - 1 £613 -
Analytics
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Analytics.

1 45 (30.20%) Business Intelligence
2 40 (26.85%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (25.50%) SQL
4 30 (20.13%) Finance
4 30 (20.13%) Analytical Skills
5 29 (19.46%) Degree
6 28 (18.79%) Oracle
7 27 (18.12%) Big Data
8 25 (16.78%) Scala
8 25 (16.78%) NoSQL
9 24 (16.11%) Visualisation
10 23 (15.44%) Scrum
11 22 (14.77%) ETL
11 22 (14.77%) Data Warehouse
11 22 (14.77%) Mathematics
12 20 (13.42%) Java
12 20 (13.42%) Data Visualisation
12 20 (13.42%) Data Analytics
12 20 (13.42%) Power BI
13 18 (12.08%) Cognos
13 18 (12.08%) Microsoft Excel
14 17 (11.41%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (11.41%) Tableau
14 17 (11.41%) MongoDB
15 16 (10.74%) Bluetooth
15 16 (10.74%) Stakeholder Management
15 16 (10.74%) Wi-Fi
16 15 (10.07%) Microsoft
16 15 (10.07%) Python
16 15 (10.07%) ERP

Analytics
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West 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 13 (8.72%) Apache Spark
1 13 (8.72%) ArcGIS
1 13 (8.72%) JBoss
2 11 (7.38%) GlassFish
2 11 (7.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 11 (7.38%) WildFly
3 10 (6.71%) SAS
4 3 (2.01%) nginx
4 3 (2.01%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.67%) Apache
5 1 (0.67%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.67%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.67%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 18 (12.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.67%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.67%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (4.03%) SAP CO
1 6 (4.03%) SAP FI
1 6 (4.03%) SAP FI/CO
2 5 (3.36%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.67%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.67%) SAP SEM
3 1 (0.67%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.04%) Google Analytics
2 4 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.01%) GitHub
4 2 (1.34%) Data Lake Analytics
4 2 (1.34%) SaaS
5 1 (0.67%) AdWords
5 1 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.67%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.74%) Bluetooth
1 16 (10.74%) Wi-Fi
2 12 (8.05%) 3G
2 12 (8.05%) 4G
2 12 (8.05%) 5G
2 12 (8.05%) LAN
2 12 (8.05%) RFID
2 12 (8.05%) WAN
2 12 (8.05%) ZigBee
2 12 (8.05%) Z-Wave
3 10 (6.71%) Hyperconnected
4 9 (6.04%) Internet
5 7 (4.70%) HTTP
5 7 (4.70%) SMS
5 7 (4.70%) SSL
6 3 (2.01%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.67%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (18.12%) Big Data
2 25 (16.78%) NoSQL
3 22 (14.77%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (13.42%) Power BI
5 17 (11.41%) MongoDB
6 15 (10.07%) OLAP
6 15 (10.07%) QlikView
7 14 (9.40%) Hadoop
8 13 (8.72%) Pentaho
9 12 (8.05%) Apache Cassandra
9 12 (8.05%) MySQL
9 12 (8.05%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (7.38%) Oracle Database
10 11 (7.38%) Oracle Database 12c
10 11 (7.38%) Spotfire
11 10 (6.71%) Oracle OLAP
11 10 (6.71%) SQL Server
12 8 (5.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (5.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (4.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (9.40%) Jenkins
2 12 (8.05%) JUnit
3 11 (7.38%) Hudson
3 11 (7.38%) JBehave
4 4 (2.68%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.68%) JIRA
5 3 (2.01%) Ant
5 3 (2.01%) Cucumber
5 3 (2.01%) Gatling
5 3 (2.01%) Grunt
5 3 (2.01%) gulp
5 3 (2.01%) IntelliJ
5 3 (2.01%) Karma Test Runner
5 3 (2.01%) Selenium
5 3 (2.01%) Sublime Text
5 3 (2.01%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (1.34%) Android Studio
6 2 (1.34%) CocoaPods
6 2 (1.34%) Gradle
7 1 (0.67%) Eclipse
General
1 30 (20.13%) Finance
2 9 (6.04%) Automotive
2 9 (6.04%) Banking
3 8 (5.37%) Legal
4 7 (4.70%) Publishing
4 7 (4.70%) Retail
5 6 (4.03%) General Ledger
6 5 (3.36%) Marketing
7 4 (2.68%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.67%) Front Office
8 1 (0.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (21.48%) Developer
2 29 (19.46%) Analyst
3 15 (10.07%) Architect
3 15 (10.07%) Data Scientist
4 13 (8.72%) Business Analyst
5 12 (8.05%) Digital Developer
5 12 (8.05%) Senior Developer
6 11 (7.38%) DBA
6 11 (7.38%) Designer
7 10 (6.71%) Content Designer
7 10 (6.71%) Oracle DBA
8 9 (6.04%) Consultant
8 9 (6.04%) Data Analyst
9 8 (5.37%) Digital Content Designer
9 8 (5.37%) Digital Designer
10 7 (4.70%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 7 (4.70%) SAP Analyst
10 7 (4.70%) SAP Business Analyst
11 6 (4.03%) SAP FI Analyst
11 6 (4.03%) SAP FI/CO Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.72%) Spring
2 12 (8.05%) D3.js
2 12 (8.05%) Hibernate
3 11 (7.38%) HornetQ
3 11 (7.38%) Java EE
3 11 (7.38%) JAX-RS
3 11 (7.38%) JMS
3 11 (7.38%) RESTEasy
3 11 (7.38%) RESTful
3 11 (7.38%) Spring Boot
3 11 (7.38%) WireMock
4 6 (4.03%) XML
5 5 (3.36%) JSON
6 4 (2.68%) AngularJS
6 4 (2.68%) Natural Language Processing
6 4 (2.68%) Node.js
7 3 (2.01%) Gherkin
7 3 (2.01%) HTML
7 3 (2.01%) jQuery
7 3 (2.01%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 30 (20.13%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.38%) Mobile App
3 9 (6.04%) User Experience
4 8 (5.37%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.36%) Social Media
6 4 (2.68%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.68%) FMCG
7 2 (1.34%) EPoS
8 1 (0.67%) Animation
8 1 (0.67%) CESG
8 1 (0.67%) Clustering
8 1 (0.67%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.40%) Apple iOS
2 13 (8.72%) Android
3 5 (3.36%) Linux
4 4 (2.68%) Ubuntu
4 4 (2.68%) Windows
5 2 (1.34%) Unix
6 1 (0.67%) CentOS
6 1 (0.67%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (30.20%) Business Intelligence
2 40 (26.85%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (16.11%) Visualisation
4 23 (15.44%) Scrum
5 22 (14.77%) ETL
5 22 (14.77%) Mathematics
6 20 (13.42%) Data Analytics
6 20 (13.42%) Data Visualisation
7 17 (11.41%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (10.74%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (10.07%) ERP
10 14 (9.40%) Data Management
10 14 (9.40%) Software Engineering
11 13 (8.72%) Data Security
11 13 (8.72%) TDD
12 12 (8.05%) Personalization
12 12 (8.05%) Presales
12 12 (8.05%) SOA
12 12 (8.05%) Software Delivery
13 11 (7.38%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 38 (25.50%) SQL
2 25 (16.78%) Scala
3 20 (13.42%) Java
4 15 (10.07%) Python
5 12 (8.05%) R
6 10 (6.71%) GraphQL
7 8 (5.37%) C#
8 5 (3.36%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.68%) JavaScript
9 4 (2.68%) Perl
10 3 (2.01%) Groovy
10 3 (2.01%) Haskell
10 3 (2.01%) Ruby
11 2 (1.34%) Apple Swift
11 2 (1.34%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
11 2 (1.34%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.34%) PHP
12 1 (0.67%) C
12 1 (0.67%) PROC SQL
12 1 (0.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (19.46%) Degree
2 15 (10.07%) Security Cleared
3 13 (8.72%) SC Cleared
4 8 (5.37%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.67%) CCA
5 1 (0.67%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (0.67%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.67%) MCSA
5 1 (0.67%) MCSE
5 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.67%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.67%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.07%) Data Quality
2 6 (4.03%) QA
3 3 (2.01%) Solvency II
4 2 (1.34%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.67%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (8.05%) Docker
2 1 (0.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.67%) Terminal Services
2 1 (0.67%) XenApp
2 1 (0.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (8.05%) Oracle EDQ
2 10 (6.71%) Data Guard
2 10 (6.71%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (2.01%) Grafana
3 3 (2.01%) Kibana
3 3 (2.01%) Puppet
4 1 (0.67%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 28 (18.79%) Oracle
2 18 (12.08%) Cognos
3 17 (11.41%) Tableau
4 15 (10.07%) Microsoft
4 15 (10.07%) SAP
5 12 (8.05%) Sigfox
6 9 (6.04%) Google
6 9 (6.04%) IBM
7 3 (2.01%) Talend
8 2 (1.34%) Apple
8 2 (1.34%) Coremetrics
8 2 (1.34%) ESRI
8 2 (1.34%) Informatica
8 2 (1.34%) OpenText
8 2 (1.34%) Syncsort
9 1 (0.67%) BT
9 1 (0.67%) Citrix
9 1 (0.67%) Dell
9 1 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.67%) webMethods