Period
to 22 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 81 69
Rank change year-on-year +2 -12 +21
Contract jobs citing Analytics 129 103 158
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.50% 2.32% 2.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.01% 2.79% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 48 98
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -16.67% +9.09%
10th Percentile £325 £231 £317
90th Percentile £640 £500 £588
England median daily rate £500 £488 £450
% change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
West Midlands median hourly rate - £51.00 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +160.07% -34.63%
England median hourly rate £26.83 £26.67 £20.50
% change year-on-year +0.59% +30.11% -12.77%

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 4,288 3,688 5,016
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 83.25% 83.16% 83.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,578 2,324 2,914
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £238
90th Percentile £575 £539 £538
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 134 114
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.50% +17.65% -24.44%
10th Percentile £10.89 £10.96 £10.73
90th Percentile £37.55 £49.25 £39.35
England median hourly rate £22.50 £24.49 £23.75
% change year-on-year -8.11% +3.09% +12.71%

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -7 46 £410 +9.33% 24
Coventry +3 36 £475 +17.28% 4
Shropshire -15 20 £475 +61.70% 2
Warwickshire -14 6 £505 +22.42% 6
Sutton Coldfield - 4 £441 - 2
Walsall - 1 £375 - 2
Herefordshire - 1 - - 2
Staffordshire - 1 - - 2
Analytics
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 47 (36.43%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (30.23%) Data Analytics
3 38 (29.46%) Business Intelligence
4 25 (19.38%) SQL
5 22 (17.05%) Data Warehouse
6 19 (14.73%) Finance
7 18 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (12.40%) Microsoft
8 16 (12.40%) Java
8 16 (12.40%) SQL Server
8 16 (12.40%) Degree
8 16 (12.40%) Security Cleared
8 16 (12.40%) User Experience
9 15 (11.63%) Oracle
9 15 (11.63%) Windows
10 14 (10.85%) Power BI
11 13 (10.08%) SAP
11 13 (10.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 13 (10.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 13 (10.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 12 (9.30%) ETL
12 12 (9.30%) Migration
13 11 (8.53%) XML
13 11 (8.53%) SC Cleared
13 11 (8.53%) Microsoft Azure
13 11 (8.53%) Qualitative Research
13 11 (8.53%) Actionable Insight
13 11 (8.53%) Quantitative Research
14 10 (7.75%) Mathematics
14 10 (7.75%) Google Analytics

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 8 (6.20%) WebLogic
2 7 (5.43%) Tomcat
3 6 (4.65%) SAS
4 4 (3.10%) nginx
5 2 (1.55%) CMS
5 2 (1.55%) WordPress
6 1 (0.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.78%) Apache
6 1 (0.78%) Confluence
6 1 (0.78%) JBoss
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (3.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.78%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (5.43%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.78%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.78%) Movex
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (7.75%) Google Analytics
3 6 (4.65%) GitHub
4 3 (2.33%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (1.55%) Google Tag Manager
5 2 (1.55%) IaaS
5 2 (1.55%) PaaS
6 1 (0.78%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.78%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.78%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (0.78%) Data Lake Analytics
6 1 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.88%) HTTP
1 5 (3.88%) SMS
1 5 (3.88%) SSL
2 4 (3.10%) Firewall
2 4 (3.10%) Network Security
2 4 (3.10%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.78%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.78%) Intranet
3 1 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (17.05%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (12.40%) SQL Server
3 14 (10.85%) Power BI
4 13 (10.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 13 (10.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (10.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (7.75%) BusinessObjects
6 8 (6.20%) QlikView
7 7 (5.43%) SAP BW
8 6 (4.65%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 6 (4.65%) Lumira
8 6 (4.65%) SQL Server 2016
9 5 (3.88%) MongoDB
9 5 (3.88%) NoSQL
9 5 (3.88%) Oracle Database
10 4 (3.10%) Data Mining
10 4 (3.10%) Hadoop
10 4 (3.10%) OLAP
10 4 (3.10%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (2.33%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 7 (5.43%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.65%) Toad
3 4 (3.10%) Ant
3 4 (3.10%) Cucumber
3 4 (3.10%) Gatling
3 4 (3.10%) Grunt
3 4 (3.10%) gulp
3 4 (3.10%) IntelliJ
3 4 (3.10%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.10%) Karma Test Runner
3 4 (3.10%) Selenium
3 4 (3.10%) Sublime Text
4 3 (2.33%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (1.55%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.55%) JIRA
5 2 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.78%) Android Studio
6 1 (0.78%) JUnit
6 1 (0.78%) Maven
6 1 (0.78%) Subversion
General
1 19 (14.73%) Finance
2 6 (4.65%) Marketing
3 5 (3.88%) Digital Economy
3 5 (3.88%) Manufacturing
3 5 (3.88%) Retail
4 4 (3.10%) Automotive
4 4 (3.10%) Banking
5 3 (2.33%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.55%) Legal
7 1 (0.78%) Advertising
7 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.78%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (20.93%) Analyst
2 17 (13.18%) Consultant
2 17 (13.18%) User Researcher
3 15 (11.63%) Developer
4 7 (5.43%) Architect
4 7 (5.43%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 7 (5.43%) SAP Consultant
4 7 (5.43%) Test Analyst
5 5 (3.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 5 (3.88%) DBA
5 5 (3.88%) Digital User Researcher
5 5 (3.88%) Lecturer
5 5 (3.88%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
5 5 (3.88%) User Experience Researcher
6 4 (3.10%) Analytics Manager
6 4 (3.10%) Delivery Manager
6 4 (3.10%) Designer
6 4 (3.10%) SAP Manager
6 4 (3.10%) SOC Analyst
6 4 (3.10%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.53%) XML
2 6 (4.65%) AngularJS
2 6 (4.65%) jQuery
3 5 (3.88%) CSS
3 5 (3.88%) Gherkin
3 5 (3.88%) MDX
3 5 (3.88%) Node.js
4 4 (3.10%) HTML
4 4 (3.10%) JSON
4 4 (3.10%) Servlets
5 3 (2.33%) HTML5
5 3 (2.33%) J2EE
5 3 (2.33%) Middleware
5 3 (2.33%) Play Framework
6 2 (1.55%) .NET
6 2 (1.55%) EJB
6 2 (1.55%) Hibernate
6 2 (1.55%) REST
6 2 (1.55%) SOAP
6 2 (1.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (12.40%) User Experience
3 9 (6.98%) Management Information System
3 9 (6.98%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (4.65%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.10%) Credit Risk
6 3 (2.33%) Blog
7 1 (0.78%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.78%) Fintech
7 1 (0.78%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.78%) Social Media
7 1 (0.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.63%) Windows
2 9 (6.98%) Unix
3 4 (3.10%) Linux
3 4 (3.10%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.78%) Android
4 1 (0.78%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (36.43%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (30.23%) Data Analytics
3 38 (29.46%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (9.30%) ETL
4 12 (9.30%) Migration
5 11 (8.53%) Actionable Insight
5 11 (8.53%) Qualitative Research
5 11 (8.53%) Quantitative Research
6 10 (7.75%) Mathematics
6 10 (7.75%) Workflow
7 9 (6.98%) Cognitive Psychology
7 9 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (6.98%) Customer Requirements
7 9 (6.98%) Cybersecurity
7 9 (6.98%) Data Science
7 9 (6.98%) Decision-Making
7 9 (6.98%) Psychology
7 9 (6.98%) Test Automation
8 8 (6.20%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (6.20%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 25 (19.38%) SQL
2 16 (12.40%) Java
3 7 (5.43%) JavaScript
4 5 (3.88%) C#
4 5 (3.88%) Python
5 4 (3.10%) Groovy
5 4 (3.10%) Haskell
5 4 (3.10%) Perl
5 4 (3.10%) Ruby
6 3 (2.33%) Scala
6 3 (2.33%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.55%) MATLAB
7 2 (1.55%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.55%) R
8 1 (0.78%) ES6
8 1 (0.78%) Java 8
8 1 (0.78%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (12.40%) Degree
1 16 (12.40%) Security Cleared
2 11 (8.53%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.43%) ISEB
3 7 (5.43%) ISTQB
3 7 (5.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.33%) CITP
5 1 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.78%) PhD
5 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.78%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.10%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.78%) GDPR
2 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.78%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (2.33%) Docker
2 1 (0.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.78%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (3.10%) BMC PATROL
1 4 (3.10%) Grafana
1 4 (3.10%) Kibana
1 4 (3.10%) Puppet
2 3 (2.33%) Data Guard
2 3 (2.33%) Oracle EDQ
2 3 (2.33%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.55%) Ambari
4 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (12.40%) Microsoft
2 15 (11.63%) Oracle
3 13 (10.08%) SAP
4 10 (7.75%) Google
5 8 (6.20%) Tableau
6 7 (5.43%) webMethods
7 5 (3.88%) Adobe
8 4 (3.10%) AppDynamics
8 4 (3.10%) BMC
8 4 (3.10%) Cognos
8 4 (3.10%) Dynatrace
8 4 (3.10%) Riverbed
8 4 (3.10%) Splunk
9 3 (2.33%) Netezza
10 2 (1.55%) Capita
10 2 (1.55%) Facebook
10 2 (1.55%) Informatica
11 1 (0.78%) Omniture
11 1 (0.78%) Teradata
11 1 (0.78%) Twitter