Period
to 21 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 63 66
Rank change year-on-year -5 +3 +26
Contract jobs citing Analytics 157 142 193
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.11% 3.07% 3.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.66% 3.64% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 75 145
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +9.76%
10th Percentile £260 £225 £313
90th Percentile £572 £539 £595
England median daily rate £500 £498 £450
% change year-on-year +0.50% +10.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - £50.50 -
England median hourly rate £34.00 £33.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +3.03% +60.98% -14.99%

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 4,292 3,896 5,239
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 85.04% 84.11% 84.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,574 2,478 3,112
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £240 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £473 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 135 140
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £24.98 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.95% +42.74% -18.60%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.25 £10.74
90th Percentile £32.63 £53.75 £39.50
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.82 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.39% +10.31% +3.97%

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 October 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 October 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 +7 61 £438 -10.39% 4
Birmingham -11 38 £400 +6.67% 29
Coventry +1 33 £450 -16.67% 5
Sutton Coldfield +4 4 £441 +31.13% 1
Warwickshire -9 3 £430 +168.75% 3
Solihull -11 2 - - 3
Walsall - 2 £375 -
Herefordshire - 1 - -
Analytics
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 71 (45.22%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (29.94%) Google
2 47 (29.94%) JavaScript
3 42 (26.75%) Java
3 42 (26.75%) Google Analytics
4 38 (24.20%) Git (software)
5 37 (23.57%) Test Automation
5 37 (23.57%) Data Analytics
5 37 (23.57%) GitHub
5 37 (23.57%) Jenkins
5 37 (23.57%) Microservices
5 37 (23.57%) Continuous Integration
6 34 (21.66%) CSS
6 34 (21.66%) Gherkin
6 34 (21.66%) Node.js
6 34 (21.66%) MongoDB
7 33 (21.02%) Cucumber
7 33 (21.02%) Sublime Text
7 33 (21.02%) DevOps
7 33 (21.02%) gulp
7 33 (21.02%) IntelliJ
7 33 (21.02%) Business Intelligence
7 33 (21.02%) Selenium
7 33 (21.02%) Ruby
8 32 (20.38%) Windows
8 32 (20.38%) Kibana
8 32 (20.38%) Grafana
9 31 (19.75%) SQL
10 29 (18.47%) HTML
10 29 (18.47%) Groovy

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 21 (13.38%) Tomcat
2 18 (11.46%) nginx
3 15 (9.55%) WebLogic
4 14 (8.92%) Confluence
5 6 (3.82%) Apache
5 6 (3.82%) JBoss
5 6 (3.82%) SAS
6 5 (3.18%) Documentum
7 3 (1.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (1.91%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (1.27%) CMS
9 1 (0.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.64%) Blackboard Learn
9 1 (0.64%) Moodle
Applications
1 5 (3.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.91%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.64%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.64%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (3.82%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (1.91%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.64%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.64%) Movex
3 1 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.64%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.64%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 42 (26.75%) Google Analytics
2 37 (23.57%) GitHub
3 19 (12.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (5.73%) Slack
5 8 (5.10%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (2.55%) Adobe Analytics
7 3 (1.91%) IaaS
7 3 (1.91%) PaaS
8 2 (1.27%) Google Tag Manager
8 2 (1.27%) Office 365
9 1 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.64%) AdWords
9 1 (0.64%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.64%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.64%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.64%) Azure Machine Learning
9 1 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.64%) Serverless
9 1 (0.64%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 19 (12.10%) HTTP
1 19 (12.10%) SSL
2 18 (11.46%) TCP/IP
3 9 (5.73%) Skype
4 5 (3.18%) Firewall
5 4 (2.55%) Network Security
6 3 (1.91%) SMS
7 1 (0.64%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.64%) Intranet
7 1 (0.64%) LAN
7 1 (0.64%) WAN
7 1 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (21.66%) MongoDB
2 25 (15.92%) NoSQL
3 13 (8.28%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (7.64%) SQL Server
5 10 (6.37%) Power BI
6 9 (5.73%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (4.46%) Big Data
8 6 (3.82%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 6 (3.82%) Lumira
8 6 (3.82%) Oracle Database
8 6 (3.82%) Oracle Database 12c
8 6 (3.82%) SAP BW
8 6 (3.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (3.18%) Hadoop
9 5 (3.18%) Relational Database
9 5 (3.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (3.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.91%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.91%) Pentaho
10 3 (1.91%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 38 (24.20%) Git (software)
2 37 (23.57%) Jenkins
3 33 (21.02%) Cucumber
3 33 (21.02%) gulp
3 33 (21.02%) IntelliJ
3 33 (21.02%) Selenium
3 33 (21.02%) Sublime Text
4 29 (18.47%) Gatling
5 22 (14.01%) Ant
5 22 (14.01%) Grunt
6 21 (13.38%) Karma Test Runner
7 20 (12.74%) JIRA
8 15 (9.55%) Visual Studio Code
8 15 (9.55%) WebDriver
9 13 (8.28%) Bitbucket
10 11 (7.01%) Artifactory
11 10 (6.37%) JUnit
12 8 (5.10%) RSpec
13 7 (4.46%) Maven
14 6 (3.82%) Toad
General
1 9 (5.73%) Finance
2 7 (4.46%) Marketing
3 5 (3.18%) Retail
4 4 (2.55%) Banking
5 3 (1.91%) Legal
6 2 (1.27%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.64%) Advertising
7 1 (0.64%) Publishing
7 1 (0.64%) Retail Finance
7 1 (0.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (22.29%) Analyst
1 35 (22.29%) Developer
2 14 (8.92%) Architect
3 12 (7.64%) User Researcher
4 11 (7.01%) Consultant
4 11 (7.01%) Scala Developer
5 9 (5.73%) Software Engineer
6 8 (5.10%) Data Analyst
7 7 (4.46%) Data Analytics Analyst
7 7 (4.46%) SAP Consultant
7 7 (4.46%) Test Analyst
8 6 (3.82%) Content Designer
8 6 (3.82%) Designer
8 6 (3.82%) Java Developer
8 6 (3.82%) Monitoring Engineer
9 5 (3.18%) Analytics Manager
9 5 (3.18%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 5 (3.18%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
9 5 (3.18%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (3.18%) User Experience Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (21.66%) CSS
1 34 (21.66%) Gherkin
1 34 (21.66%) Node.js
2 29 (18.47%) HTML
3 24 (15.29%) AngularJS
3 24 (15.29%) jQuery
4 21 (13.38%) Play Framework
5 20 (12.74%) REST
5 20 (12.74%) XML
6 19 (12.10%) HTML5
7 18 (11.46%) Servlets
8 16 (10.19%) RESTful
9 15 (9.55%) LESS
9 15 (9.55%) Sass
10 13 (8.28%) SOAP
10 13 (8.28%) Spring
11 12 (7.64%) Ruby on Rails
12 11 (7.01%) JSON
12 11 (7.01%) YAML
13 10 (6.37%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.10%) User Experience
2 15 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.46%) Blog
3 7 (4.46%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.55%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.91%) Social Media
6 2 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.27%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.64%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.64%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.64%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 32 (20.38%) Windows
2 22 (14.01%) Linux
2 22 (14.01%) Ubuntu
3 21 (13.38%) Unix
4 9 (5.73%) Mac OS
5 4 (2.55%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.64%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (45.22%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (23.57%) Continuous Integration
2 37 (23.57%) Data Analytics
2 37 (23.57%) Microservices
2 37 (23.57%) Test Automation
3 33 (21.02%) Business Intelligence
3 33 (21.02%) DevOps
4 25 (15.92%) Continuous Improvement
5 24 (15.29%) Scrum
6 23 (14.65%) Open Source
7 22 (14.01%) Configuration Management
8 20 (12.74%) Prototyping
9 18 (11.46%) TDD
10 15 (9.55%) ETL
10 15 (9.55%) Test Strategy
11 14 (8.92%) Data Science
11 14 (8.92%) Decision-Making
11 14 (8.92%) Problem-Solving
12 12 (7.64%) Process Improvement
13 11 (7.01%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 47 (29.94%) JavaScript
2 42 (26.75%) Java
3 33 (21.02%) Ruby
4 31 (19.75%) SQL
5 29 (18.47%) Groovy
6 23 (14.65%) Python
7 21 (13.38%) Scala
8 20 (12.74%) C#
9 18 (11.46%) Haskell
9 18 (11.46%) Perl
10 9 (5.73%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.55%) CoffeeScript
11 4 (2.55%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.91%) Java 8
12 3 (1.91%) PHP
12 3 (1.91%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.27%) VBA
14 1 (0.64%) ES6
14 1 (0.64%) R
14 1 (0.64%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 22 (14.01%) Security Cleared
2 17 (10.83%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.73%) Degree
4 7 (4.46%) ISEB
4 7 (4.46%) ISTQB
4 7 (4.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (2.55%) CITP
5 4 (2.55%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.64%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.64%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.73%) QA
2 4 (2.55%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.64%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.64%) GDPR
3 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.64%) PMO
System Software
1 25 (15.92%) Docker
2 1 (0.64%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 32 (20.38%) Grafana
1 32 (20.38%) Kibana
2 24 (15.29%) Puppet
3 14 (8.92%) Graphite
4 5 (3.18%) ZABBIX
5 4 (2.55%) BMC PATROL
6 3 (1.91%) Data Guard
6 3 (1.91%) Oracle EDQ
6 3 (1.91%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.64%) Ambari
7 1 (0.64%) Ansible
7 1 (0.64%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.64%) Terraform
Vendors
1 47 (29.94%) Google
2 22 (14.01%) Oracle
3 15 (9.55%) Splunk
4 9 (5.73%) SAP
4 9 (5.73%) webMethods
5 8 (5.10%) Adobe
5 8 (5.10%) Microsoft
6 6 (3.82%) Tableau
7 5 (3.18%) Cognos
7 5 (3.18%) Pega
8 4 (2.55%) AppDynamics
8 4 (2.55%) BMC
8 4 (2.55%) Dynatrace
8 4 (2.55%) Riverbed
9 3 (1.91%) Birst
9 3 (1.91%) Omniture
10 2 (1.27%) Twitter
11 1 (0.64%) Alteryx
11 1 (0.64%) Blackboard
11 1 (0.64%) SolarWinds