Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 54 57
Rank change year-on-year -12 +3 +34
Contract jobs citing Analytics 176 163 191
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.39% 3.39% 3.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.91% 4.04% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 91 143
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +8.11%
10th Percentile £271 £238 £313
90th Percentile £591 £538 £600
England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £34.08 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.04% - -
England median hourly rate £28.68 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -11.76% +44.44% +3.45%

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 4,498 4,036 4,919
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 86.75% 83.86% 84.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,778 2,605 2,940
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £270 £241 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 141 145
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £25.12 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.90% +47.76% -15.00%
10th Percentile £10.98 £11.75 £10.61
90th Percentile £43.75 £48.75 £41.47
England median hourly rate £22.10 £25.00 £23.10
% change year-on-year -11.61% +8.25% +4.98%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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
Shropshire -1 79 £427 -5.06% 5
Birmingham -18 35 £468 +24.67% 42
Coventry +1 33 £450 - 1
Sutton Coldfield +1 4 £441 +31.13%
Warwickshire -1 4 £480 +71.43% 6
Solihull -5 3 - - 3
Staffordshire -17 2 £400 - 5
Walsall - 1 - -
Analytics
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 95 (53.98%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (31.25%) Java
3 54 (30.68%) JavaScript
3 54 (30.68%) Google
4 45 (25.57%) Jenkins
4 45 (25.57%) Microservices
5 44 (25.00%) Google Analytics
6 43 (24.43%) DevOps
7 42 (23.86%) Data Analytics
8 41 (23.30%) Test Automation
8 41 (23.30%) SQL
9 40 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
9 40 (22.73%) GitHub
10 39 (22.16%) Git (software)
11 38 (21.59%) MongoDB
12 37 (21.02%) Node.js
13 36 (20.45%) Cucumber
13 36 (20.45%) Gherkin
13 36 (20.45%) Sublime Text
13 36 (20.45%) gulp
13 36 (20.45%) Selenium
13 36 (20.45%) Ruby
13 36 (20.45%) IntelliJ
14 35 (19.89%) CSS
14 35 (19.89%) Kibana
14 35 (19.89%) Grafana
14 35 (19.89%) Puppet
15 34 (19.32%) Open Source
16 33 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
16 33 (18.75%) JIRA

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 22 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 19 (10.80%) nginx
3 18 (10.23%) Confluence
4 15 (8.52%) Documentum
5 13 (7.39%) WebLogic
6 11 (6.25%) SAS
7 7 (3.98%) Apache
7 7 (3.98%) JBoss
8 5 (2.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (1.70%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.57%) Blackboard Learn
10 1 (0.57%) CMS
10 1 (0.57%) Moodle
10 1 (0.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (3.41%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.57%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.57%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.70%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.57%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.57%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 44 (25.00%) Google Analytics
2 40 (22.73%) GitHub
3 25 (14.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (7.95%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (6.25%) Slack
6 5 (2.84%) PaaS
7 4 (2.27%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (1.14%) IaaS
8 2 (1.14%) Office 365
9 1 (0.57%) AdWords
9 1 (0.57%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.57%) Apigee
9 1 (0.57%) AtomSphere
9 1 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.57%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.57%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.57%) Boomi
9 1 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.57%) Google Tag Manager
9 1 (0.57%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 21 (11.93%) SSL
2 20 (11.36%) HTTP
3 19 (10.80%) TCP/IP
4 12 (6.82%) Skype
5 3 (1.70%) SMS
6 1 (0.57%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.57%) Firewall
6 1 (0.57%) LAN
6 1 (0.57%) WAN
6 1 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (21.59%) MongoDB
2 31 (17.61%) NoSQL
3 20 (11.36%) SQL Server
4 18 (10.23%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (7.39%) Big Data
6 10 (5.68%) Hadoop
7 9 (5.11%) Power BI
8 8 (4.55%) Relational Database
9 6 (3.41%) Oracle Database
9 6 (3.41%) Oracle Database 12c
10 4 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (2.27%) OLAP
10 4 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (1.70%) Base SAS
11 3 (1.70%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (1.70%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (1.70%) Oracle OLAP
11 3 (1.70%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 3 (1.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 45 (25.57%) Jenkins
2 39 (22.16%) Git (software)
3 36 (20.45%) Cucumber
3 36 (20.45%) gulp
3 36 (20.45%) IntelliJ
3 36 (20.45%) Selenium
3 36 (20.45%) Sublime Text
4 33 (18.75%) JIRA
5 32 (18.18%) Gatling
6 28 (15.91%) Ant
7 23 (13.07%) Grunt
8 22 (12.50%) Karma Test Runner
9 17 (9.66%) Visual Studio Code
9 17 (9.66%) WebDriver
10 15 (8.52%) GitLab
11 13 (7.39%) Artifactory
11 13 (7.39%) Bitbucket
12 12 (6.82%) Maven
13 11 (6.25%) JUnit
14 10 (5.68%) Gradle
General
1 10 (5.68%) Finance
2 6 (3.41%) Marketing
2 6 (3.41%) Retail
3 5 (2.84%) Banking
4 4 (2.27%) Publishing
5 3 (1.70%) Legal
5 3 (1.70%) Retail Finance
6 2 (1.14%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.14%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.57%) Advertising
7 1 (0.57%) Military
7 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (22.73%) Developer
2 33 (18.75%) Analyst
3 21 (11.93%) Architect
4 15 (8.52%) Systems Engineer
4 15 (8.52%) User Researcher
5 13 (7.39%) Scala Developer
6 10 (5.68%) Data Analyst
6 10 (5.68%) Monitoring Engineer
6 10 (5.68%) Support Engineer
6 10 (5.68%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
6 10 (5.68%) Systems Support
6 10 (5.68%) Systems Support Engineer
7 9 (5.11%) Software Engineer
8 8 (4.55%) Test Analyst
9 7 (3.98%) Data Analytics Analyst
9 7 (3.98%) Java Developer
10 6 (3.41%) AWS Architect
10 6 (3.41%) Cloud Architect
11 5 (2.84%) Content Designer
11 5 (2.84%) User Experience Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (21.02%) Node.js
2 36 (20.45%) Gherkin
3 35 (19.89%) CSS
4 31 (17.61%) HTML
5 26 (14.77%) XML
6 25 (14.20%) REST
7 24 (13.64%) AngularJS
7 24 (13.64%) jQuery
7 24 (13.64%) Play Framework
8 22 (12.50%) RESTful
8 22 (12.50%) SOAP
9 21 (11.93%) HTML5
10 19 (10.80%) Middleware
10 19 (10.80%) Servlets
11 18 (10.23%) JSON
12 17 (9.66%) LESS
12 17 (9.66%) Sass
12 17 (9.66%) Web Services
13 14 (7.95%) .NET
13 14 (7.95%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.23%) Management Information System
2 17 (9.66%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (9.66%) User Experience
3 9 (5.11%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (4.55%) Blog
5 3 (1.70%) Social Media
6 2 (1.14%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.57%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.57%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.57%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.57%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.57%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 32 (18.18%) Windows
2 31 (17.61%) Unix
3 29 (16.48%) Linux
4 23 (13.07%) Ubuntu
5 11 (6.25%) Mac OS
6 4 (2.27%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.14%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.57%) Android
9 1 (0.57%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (53.98%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (25.57%) Microservices
3 43 (24.43%) DevOps
4 42 (23.86%) Data Analytics
5 41 (23.30%) Test Automation
6 40 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
7 34 (19.32%) Open Source
8 33 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
9 29 (16.48%) Problem-Solving
10 26 (14.77%) Configuration Management
10 26 (14.77%) Scrum
11 25 (14.20%) Continuous Improvement
12 23 (13.07%) TDD
13 21 (11.93%) Prototyping
13 21 (11.93%) Test Strategy
14 19 (10.80%) Kanban
14 19 (10.80%) Lean Software Development
14 19 (10.80%) SOA
15 18 (10.23%) ETL
16 17 (9.66%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 55 (31.25%) Java
2 54 (30.68%) JavaScript
3 41 (23.30%) SQL
4 36 (20.45%) Ruby
5 32 (18.18%) Groovy
6 28 (15.91%) Python
7 24 (13.64%) Scala
8 20 (11.36%) C#
9 19 (10.80%) Haskell
9 19 (10.80%) Perl
10 12 (6.82%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.27%) CoffeeScript
11 4 (2.27%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.70%) Java 8
12 3 (1.70%) PHP
12 3 (1.70%) R
13 2 (1.14%) MATLAB
13 2 (1.14%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.14%) VB
13 2 (1.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (16.48%) Security Cleared
2 28 (15.91%) SC Cleared
3 18 (10.23%) Degree
4 9 (5.11%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (2.84%) CITP
6 4 (2.27%) ISEB
7 3 (1.70%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.57%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (0.57%) CHECK Team Member
8 1 (0.57%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.57%) IIBA
8 1 (0.57%) SAS Certification
8 1 (0.57%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.25%) QA
2 5 (2.84%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.57%) GDPR
3 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.57%) PMO
System Software
1 28 (15.91%) Docker
2 3 (1.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.57%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 35 (19.89%) Grafana
1 35 (19.89%) Kibana
1 35 (19.89%) Puppet
2 16 (9.09%) Graphite
3 15 (8.52%) ZABBIX
4 3 (1.70%) Data Guard
4 3 (1.70%) Oracle EDQ
4 3 (1.70%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.57%) Ansible
5 1 (0.57%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.57%) Terraform
Vendors
1 54 (30.68%) Google
2 28 (15.91%) Oracle
3 15 (8.52%) Pega
4 13 (7.39%) Splunk
5 11 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 7 (3.98%) Adobe
7 6 (3.41%) Tableau
7 6 (3.41%) webMethods
8 5 (2.84%) SAP
9 4 (2.27%) Cognos
10 3 (1.70%) Birst
10 3 (1.70%) Omniture
11 2 (1.14%) Atlassian
11 2 (1.14%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.14%) Twitter
11 2 (1.14%) VMware
12 1 (0.57%) CheckPoint
12 1 (0.57%) Cisco
12 1 (0.57%) Dell
12 1 (0.57%) GoldenSource