Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 83 86
Rank change year-on-year +12 +3 +16
Contract jobs citing Analytics 126 104 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.64% 2.24% 2.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.14% 2.76% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 67 67
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £325 £258 £353
90th Percentile £600 £555 £576
England median daily rate £500 £475 £460
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
West Midlands median hourly rate £27.00 £25.00 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.00% +27.49% -44.76%
England median hourly rate £26.78 £22.25 £22.12
% change year-on-year +20.34% +0.61% +10.58%

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 4,009 3,769 4,406
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 84.06% 81.28% 83.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,513 2,360 2,437
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +5.44%
10th Percentile £263 £240 £243
90th Percentile £575 £538 £546
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 141 127
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £17.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +14.21% -20.22%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.25 £10.73
90th Percentile £48.75 £38.75 £43.75
England median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +8.70% +10.71%

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 21 April 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
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 21 April 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 +10 48 £425 -10.53% 19
Coventry +10 36 £450 +9.76% 5
Shropshire -16 13 £515 +87.27% 4
Warwickshire -5 10 £500 +14.29% 9
Sutton Coldfield -1 2 £500 -25.93% 2
Staffordshire +1 1 - - 11
Solihull -10 1 - - 7
Analytics
England

For the 6 months to 21 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Analytics 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Analytics.

1 48 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (30.16%) Business Intelligence
3 36 (28.57%) Finance
4 30 (23.81%) Data Analytics
5 27 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
6 24 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
7 23 (18.25%) Degree
8 20 (15.87%) SQL
9 19 (15.08%) Microsoft
10 16 (12.70%) Power BI
10 16 (12.70%) SQL Server
10 16 (12.70%) Migration
11 15 (11.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 15 (11.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 14 (11.11%) Psychology
12 14 (11.11%) Cognitive Psychology
13 13 (10.32%) Google
13 13 (10.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 12 (9.52%) Data Migration
14 12 (9.52%) Google Analytics
15 11 (8.73%) ETL
15 11 (8.73%) Actionable Insight
15 11 (8.73%) Quantitative Research
15 11 (8.73%) Qualitative Research
16 10 (7.94%) Self-Motivation
16 10 (7.94%) Project Management
16 10 (7.94%) SAP
16 10 (7.94%) Workflow
17 9 (7.14%) Automotive
17 9 (7.14%) Windows

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 4 (3.17%) nginx
1 4 (3.17%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.38%) NetWeaver
2 3 (2.38%) SAS
2 3 (2.38%) WordPress
3 2 (1.59%) Apache
3 2 (1.59%) CMS
3 2 (1.59%) JBoss
4 1 (0.79%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.79%) Liferay
4 1 (0.79%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (3.97%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (1.59%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.79%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.79%) Primavera
3 1 (0.79%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.79%) SAP SEM
3 1 (0.79%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.52%) Google Analytics
2 9 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.76%) GitHub
4 3 (2.38%) SaaS
5 2 (1.59%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.59%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.59%) Office 365
6 1 (0.79%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.79%) Bluemix
6 1 (0.79%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
6 1 (0.79%) Data Lake Analytics
6 1 (0.79%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.35%) SMS
2 5 (3.97%) HTTP
2 5 (3.97%) SSL
3 4 (3.17%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.79%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (12.70%) Power BI
2 16 (12.70%) SQL Server
3 15 (11.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (11.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (10.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (7.14%) SQL Server 2016
6 5 (3.97%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (3.97%) OLAP
6 5 (3.97%) QlikView
7 4 (3.17%) Hadoop
7 4 (3.17%) MongoDB
7 4 (3.17%) NoSQL
7 4 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (2.38%) Big Data
8 3 (2.38%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 3 (2.38%) Data Mining
8 3 (2.38%) SAP BW
8 3 (2.38%) SAP HANA
9 2 (1.59%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 5 (3.97%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.17%) Ant
2 4 (3.17%) Cucumber
2 4 (3.17%) Gatling
2 4 (3.17%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.17%) Grunt
2 4 (3.17%) gulp
2 4 (3.17%) IntelliJ
2 4 (3.17%) Karma Test Runner
2 4 (3.17%) MSI
2 4 (3.17%) Selenium
2 4 (3.17%) Sublime Text
3 2 (1.59%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.59%) JUnit
4 1 (0.79%) CocoaPods
4 1 (0.79%) Maven
4 1 (0.79%) SonarQube
4 1 (0.79%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 36 (28.57%) Finance
2 9 (7.14%) Automotive
2 9 (7.14%) Marketing
3 7 (5.56%) Legal
4 6 (4.76%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.97%) Banking
5 5 (3.97%) Digital Economy
6 4 (3.17%) Retail
7 2 (1.59%) Advertising
7 2 (1.59%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.79%) Front Office
8 1 (0.79%) Publishing
8 1 (0.79%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (19.84%) Developer
2 20 (15.87%) Analyst
3 18 (14.29%) User Researcher
4 15 (11.90%) Consultant
5 8 (6.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 8 (6.35%) Digital User Researcher
6 7 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 5 (3.97%) Architect
7 5 (3.97%) Business Analyst
7 5 (3.97%) Lecturer
7 5 (3.97%) Microsoft Consultant
7 5 (3.97%) Power BI Developer
8 4 (3.17%) Applications Packager
8 4 (3.17%) Designer
8 4 (3.17%) Project Manager
8 4 (3.17%) Senior User Researcher
8 4 (3.17%) TM1 Developer
9 3 (2.38%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 3 (2.38%) Process Engineer
9 3 (2.38%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.56%) MDX
2 5 (3.97%) J2EE
2 5 (3.97%) jQuery
3 4 (3.17%) AngularJS
3 4 (3.17%) Gherkin
3 4 (3.17%) JSON
3 4 (3.17%) Node.js
3 4 (3.17%) Servlets
3 4 (3.17%) Web Services
3 4 (3.17%) XML
4 3 (2.38%) CSS
4 3 (2.38%) HTML
4 3 (2.38%) Play Framework
5 2 (1.59%) Hibernate
5 2 (1.59%) REST
5 2 (1.59%) SOAP
5 2 (1.59%) Spring
6 1 (0.79%) Core Animation
6 1 (0.79%) HTML5
6 1 (0.79%) JSR 168
Miscellaneous
1 24 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.94%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (6.35%) Management Information System
3 8 (6.35%) User Experience
4 7 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.97%) Credit Risk
6 3 (2.38%) Blog
7 2 (1.59%) Social Media
8 1 (0.79%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.79%) Fintech
8 1 (0.79%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.14%) Windows
2 6 (4.76%) Linux
3 4 (3.17%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.59%) Unix
5 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.79%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (30.16%) Business Intelligence
3 30 (23.81%) Data Analytics
4 16 (12.70%) Migration
5 14 (11.11%) Cognitive Psychology
5 14 (11.11%) Psychology
6 12 (9.52%) Data Migration
7 11 (8.73%) Actionable Insight
7 11 (8.73%) ETL
7 11 (8.73%) Qualitative Research
7 11 (8.73%) Quantitative Research
8 10 (7.94%) Project Management
8 10 (7.94%) Workflow
9 9 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (7.14%) DevOps
9 9 (7.14%) Mathematics
10 8 (6.35%) Decision-Making
10 8 (6.35%) Market Research
10 8 (6.35%) SEO
10 8 (6.35%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 20 (15.87%) SQL
2 6 (4.76%) Java
3 4 (3.17%) C#
3 4 (3.17%) Groovy
3 4 (3.17%) Haskell
3 4 (3.17%) JavaScript
3 4 (3.17%) Perl
3 4 (3.17%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.17%) Python
3 4 (3.17%) Ruby
3 4 (3.17%) Scala
3 4 (3.17%) VBScript
4 2 (1.59%) MATLAB
5 1 (0.79%) Apple Swift
5 1 (0.79%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.79%) R
5 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (18.25%) Degree
2 3 (2.38%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.59%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.79%) AAT
4 1 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.79%) PhD
4 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.38%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.79%) FATCA
3 1 (0.79%) PMO
3 1 (0.79%) QA
3 1 (0.79%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (3.17%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (2.38%) Docker
3 2 (1.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (4.76%) SCCM
2 4 (3.17%) AppDNA
2 4 (3.17%) Grafana
2 4 (3.17%) Kibana
2 4 (3.17%) Puppet
3 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.79%) Ambari
4 1 (0.79%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 19 (15.08%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.32%) Google
3 10 (7.94%) SAP
4 8 (6.35%) Cognos
5 6 (4.76%) IBM
5 6 (4.76%) Tableau
6 4 (3.17%) Citrix
7 3 (2.38%) Netezza
7 3 (2.38%) Oracle
8 2 (1.59%) Adobe
8 2 (1.59%) Facebook
8 2 (1.59%) Informatica
9 1 (0.79%) Apple
9 1 (0.79%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.79%) Teradata
9 1 (0.79%) webMethods