Period
to 22 January 2018

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 22 January 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.

Analytics
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 57 98
Rank change year-on-year -7 +41 -3
Contract jobs citing Analytics 141 169 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.01% 3.14% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.64% 3.81% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 135 56
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.11% +4.71% +11.48%
10th Percentile £263 £313 £295
90th Percentile £538 £600 £584
England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 1
West Midlands median hourly rate £34.08 - £34.20
England median hourly rate £28.50 £22.50 £22.31
% change year-on-year +26.67% +0.86% +6.26%

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 3,871 4,436 4,033
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 82.64% 82.47% 81.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,457 2,683 2,267
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £244 £250 £245
90th Percentile £549 £550 £545
England median daily rate £450 £434 £425
% change year-on-year +3.72% +2.09% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 132 163
West Midlands median hourly rate £22.84 £21.22 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.63% +6.10% -10.51%
10th Percentile £11.46 £10.89 £10.97
90th Percentile £48.75 £42.06 £43.75
England median hourly rate £23.50 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -6.00% +8.70% +15.00%

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 22 January 2018.

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 22 January 2018.

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 22 January 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
Birmingham +25 50 £400 +18.52% 17
Coventry -24 25 £450 -7.69% 18
Sutton Coldfield -3 14 £400 -40.74%
Shropshire +10 12 £450 +13.92% 5
Warwickshire +1 12 £450 +12.50% 12
Staffordshire +14 7 £400 +8.11% 6
Solihull 0 6 - - 2
Bilston - 1 £613 -
Analytics
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 51 (36.17%) Business Intelligence
2 42 (29.79%) Finance
3 39 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (23.40%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (21.28%) Data Warehouse
6 29 (20.57%) SQL
7 26 (18.44%) ETL
8 25 (17.73%) Power BI
9 24 (17.02%) Visualisation
9 24 (17.02%) Degree
10 23 (16.31%) Data Analytics
11 21 (14.89%) Cognos
12 20 (14.18%) Migration
12 20 (14.18%) Data Visualisation
13 18 (12.77%) Microsoft
14 17 (12.06%) Oracle
14 17 (12.06%) SQL Server
14 17 (12.06%) Security Cleared
15 16 (11.35%) Data Management
15 16 (11.35%) Microsoft Excel
16 15 (10.64%) OLAP
16 15 (10.64%) SAP
16 15 (10.64%) SC Cleared
17 14 (9.93%) Tableau
18 13 (9.22%) QlikView
18 13 (9.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 13 (9.22%) ArcGIS
19 12 (8.51%) Project Management
19 12 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
19 12 (8.51%) Scrum

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 (9.22%) ArcGIS
2 7 (4.96%) SAS
3 3 (2.13%) NetWeaver
4 2 (1.42%) CMS
5 1 (0.71%) Apache
5 1 (0.71%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.71%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.71%) JBoss
5 1 (0.71%) Liferay
5 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.71%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.71%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (11.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.71%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (4.26%) SAP CO
1 6 (4.26%) SAP FI
1 6 (4.26%) SAP FI/CO
2 5 (3.55%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (1.42%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.71%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.71%) Primavera
4 1 (0.71%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.71%) SAP SEM
4 1 (0.71%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.96%) Google Analytics
3 3 (2.13%) SaaS
4 2 (1.42%) Azure Data Factory
4 2 (1.42%) Data Lake Analytics
5 1 (0.71%) AdWords
5 1 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.71%) Bluemix
5 1 (0.71%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
5 1 (0.71%) GitHub
5 1 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.71%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.09%) Bluetooth
1 10 (7.09%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (4.26%) 3G
2 6 (4.26%) 4G
2 6 (4.26%) 5G
2 6 (4.26%) LAN
2 6 (4.26%) RFID
2 6 (4.26%) SMS
2 6 (4.26%) WAN
2 6 (4.26%) ZigBee
2 6 (4.26%) Z-Wave
3 5 (3.55%) Hyperconnected
4 4 (2.84%) HTTP
4 4 (2.84%) SSL
5 2 (1.42%) Internet
6 1 (0.71%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (21.28%) Data Warehouse
2 25 (17.73%) Power BI
3 17 (12.06%) SQL Server
4 15 (10.64%) OLAP
5 13 (9.22%) QlikView
5 13 (9.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (8.51%) Pentaho
6 12 (8.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (7.80%) NoSQL
7 11 (7.80%) Oracle Database
7 11 (7.80%) Oracle Database 12c
7 11 (7.80%) Spotfire
8 10 (7.09%) Oracle OLAP
8 10 (7.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (6.38%) Big Data
10 5 (3.55%) SQL Server 2016
11 4 (2.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (2.84%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (2.13%) Data Lake
13 2 (1.42%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 4 (2.84%) JIRA
1 4 (2.84%) MSI
2 2 (1.42%) Android Studio
2 2 (1.42%) CocoaPods
2 2 (1.42%) Gradle
3 1 (0.71%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.71%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.71%) JUnit
3 1 (0.71%) Maven
3 1 (0.71%) SonarQube
3 1 (0.71%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 42 (29.79%) Finance
2 10 (7.09%) Banking
3 9 (6.38%) Automotive
4 8 (5.67%) Marketing
5 7 (4.96%) Legal
6 6 (4.26%) General Ledger
7 5 (3.55%) Retail
8 3 (2.13%) Manufacturing
8 3 (2.13%) Publishing
9 1 (0.71%) Advertising
9 1 (0.71%) Front Office
9 1 (0.71%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (19.86%) Analyst
2 23 (16.31%) Developer
3 13 (9.22%) Business Analyst
3 13 (9.22%) Data Scientist
4 12 (8.51%) Architect
5 11 (7.80%) Consultant
5 11 (7.80%) DBA
6 10 (7.09%) Oracle DBA
6 10 (7.09%) User Researcher
7 8 (5.67%) SAP Analyst
7 8 (5.67%) SAP Business Analyst
8 7 (4.96%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 7 (4.96%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 6 (4.26%) Project Manager
9 6 (4.26%) SAP CO Business Analyst
9 6 (4.26%) SAP FI Analyst
9 6 (4.26%) SAP FI Business Analyst
9 6 (4.26%) SAP FI/CO Business Analyst
10 5 (3.55%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
10 5 (3.55%) Process Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.80%) D3.js
2 5 (3.55%) Web Services
2 5 (3.55%) XML
3 4 (2.84%) JSON
3 4 (2.84%) Natural Language Processing
4 3 (2.13%) MDX
5 2 (1.42%) .NET
5 2 (1.42%) Cocoa
5 2 (1.42%) Cocoa Touch
5 2 (1.42%) Core Animation
5 2 (1.42%) Core Data
5 2 (1.42%) HTML
5 2 (1.42%) J2EE
6 1 (0.71%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.71%) Ajax
6 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.71%) CSS
6 1 (0.71%) SOAP
6 1 (0.71%) Spring
6 1 (0.71%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (23.40%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.80%) User Experience
3 8 (5.67%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.84%) FMCG
5 3 (2.13%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.13%) Social Media
6 2 (1.42%) Blog
6 2 (1.42%) EPoS
7 1 (0.71%) Animation
7 1 (0.71%) CESG
7 1 (0.71%) Clustering
7 1 (0.71%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.71%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.71%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.55%) Windows
2 3 (2.13%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.42%) Android
3 2 (1.42%) Linux
4 1 (0.71%) Unix
4 1 (0.71%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (36.17%) Business Intelligence
2 39 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (18.44%) ETL
4 24 (17.02%) Visualisation
5 23 (16.31%) Data Analytics
6 20 (14.18%) Data Visualisation
6 20 (14.18%) Migration
7 16 (11.35%) Data Management
8 12 (8.51%) Project Management
8 12 (8.51%) Scrum
8 12 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (7.80%) Mathematics
10 10 (7.09%) Database Security
10 10 (7.09%) Information Security
11 9 (6.38%) ERP
12 8 (5.67%) Change Management
12 8 (5.67%) Data Migration
12 8 (5.67%) Data Security
12 8 (5.67%) Psychology
12 8 (5.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 29 (20.57%) SQL
2 11 (7.80%) Python
2 11 (7.80%) R
2 11 (7.80%) Scala
3 10 (7.09%) GraphQL
4 8 (5.67%) Java
5 5 (3.55%) C#
5 5 (3.55%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.84%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.84%) VBScript
7 2 (1.42%) Apple Swift
7 2 (1.42%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
7 2 (1.42%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.71%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.71%) Perl
8 1 (0.71%) PHP
8 1 (0.71%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (17.02%) Degree
2 17 (12.06%) Security Cleared
3 15 (10.64%) SC Cleared
4 8 (5.67%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.71%) AAT
5 1 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.71%) CCA
5 1 (0.71%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (0.71%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.71%) MCSA
5 1 (0.71%) MCSE
5 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.71%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.71%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.51%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.13%) QA
2 3 (2.13%) Solvency II
3 2 (1.42%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.71%) FATCA
4 1 (0.71%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (2.84%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (1.42%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.71%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.71%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.71%) XenApp
3 1 (0.71%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (8.51%) Oracle EDQ
2 10 (7.09%) Data Guard
2 10 (7.09%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (3.55%) SCCM
4 4 (2.84%) AppDNA
5 1 (0.71%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 21 (14.89%) Cognos
2 18 (12.77%) Microsoft
3 17 (12.06%) Oracle
4 15 (10.64%) SAP
5 14 (9.93%) Tableau
6 8 (5.67%) Google
6 8 (5.67%) IBM
7 6 (4.26%) Sigfox
8 5 (3.55%) Citrix
9 2 (1.42%) Apple
9 2 (1.42%) ESRI
9 2 (1.42%) Informatica
9 2 (1.42%) OpenText
9 2 (1.42%) Syncsort
9 2 (1.42%) Talend
10 1 (0.71%) BT
10 1 (0.71%) Capita
10 1 (0.71%) Facebook
10 1 (0.71%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.71%) VMware