Period
to 17 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Data Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Analysis over the 6 months to 17 August 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.

Data Analysis
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 87 93
Rank change year-on-year -12 +6 -12
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 99 91 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.94% 2.11% 2.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.32% 2.52% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 54 78
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% - -3.23%
10th Percentile £210 £258 £204
90th Percentile £579 £496 £488
England median daily rate £446 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -0.83% +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
West Midlands median hourly rate £12.30 £13.00 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.40% -33.71% +22.56%
10th Percentile £10.74 £13.00 £12.92
90th Percentile £14.02 £45.60 £23.92
England median hourly rate £25.00 £19.30 £17.50
% change year-on-year +29.57% +10.26% -22.22%

Data Analysis 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 4,263 3,606 5,082
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 83.54% 83.41% 83.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,554 2,278 2,967
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £265 £251 £238
90th Percentile £575 £550 £539
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 124 125
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £20.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.30% +22.06% -24.44%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.96 £10.73
90th Percentile £35.00 £52.20 £39.30
England median hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -10.42% +2.13% +9.05%

Data Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Data Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Data Analysis in the West Midlands

Data Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data Analysis in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Analysis in the West Midlands

Data Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analysis in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Analysis in the West Midlands

Data Analysis
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 Data Analysis in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Analysis in the West Midlands

Data Analysis
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 Data Analysis within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 August 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 -16 29 £350 -9.68% 9
Shropshire -7 28 £425 +16.44% 1
Coventry -11 18 £269 -28.33% 2
Warwickshire -10 14 £265 -24.29% 9
Staffordshire +1 4 £390 - 3
Solihull -8 2 £325 +18.18% 2
Worcestershire - 1 - - 2
Data Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Data Analysis 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 Data Analysis.

1 30 (30.30%) SQL
2 23 (23.23%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (22.22%) Data Quality
3 22 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (21.21%) Data Modelling
5 20 (20.20%) Microsoft Office
5 20 (20.20%) Migration
6 19 (19.19%) Data Migration
7 18 (18.18%) Oracle
8 17 (17.17%) Microsoft Excel
9 16 (16.16%) SDLC
10 15 (15.15%) ETL
11 14 (14.14%) PL/SQL
11 14 (14.14%) Project Management
11 14 (14.14%) Data Management
11 14 (14.14%) Confluence
12 13 (13.13%) Integration Testing
12 13 (13.13%) Oracle Database
12 13 (13.13%) Systems Analysis
12 13 (13.13%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (13.13%) Microsoft
13 12 (12.12%) Windows
13 12 (12.12%) Waterfall
13 12 (12.12%) Oracle Database 11g
14 11 (11.11%) ANSI SQL
14 11 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
15 10 (10.10%) Finance
15 10 (10.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
15 10 (10.10%) Statistics

Data Analysis
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 14 (14.14%) Confluence
2 1 (1.01%) SAS
2 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (20.20%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (17.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (10.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (7.07%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (5.05%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.03%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.01%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.01%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.01%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.01%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.01%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.13%) Oracle Database
2 12 (12.12%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (7.07%) Relational Database
4 6 (6.06%) Data Mining
4 6 (6.06%) Oracle Database 12c
4 6 (6.06%) Power BI
5 5 (5.05%) MS Access
5 5 (5.05%) SQL Server
6 4 (4.04%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (4.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (3.03%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.01%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (1.01%) MySQL
8 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (9.09%) JIRA
2 6 (6.06%) Jenkins
2 6 (6.06%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (1.01%) Selenium
3 1 (1.01%) Toad
3 1 (1.01%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (10.10%) Finance
2 5 (5.05%) Retail
3 3 (3.03%) Billing
4 2 (2.02%) Marketing
5 1 (1.01%) Banking
5 1 (1.01%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.01%) Legal
5 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 51 (51.52%) Analyst
2 18 (18.18%) Business Analyst
3 14 (14.14%) Data Analyst
3 14 (14.14%) Developer
4 12 (12.12%) PL/SQL Developer
5 8 (8.08%) SQL Analyst
5 8 (8.08%) SQL Developer
6 7 (7.07%) Architect
6 7 (7.07%) Data Architect
7 6 (6.06%) Programme Planner
8 5 (5.05%) Agile Business Analyst
8 5 (5.05%) Agile Delivery Manager
8 5 (5.05%) Delivery Manager
8 5 (5.05%) Digital Delivery Manager
8 5 (5.05%) Digital Transformation Manager
8 5 (5.05%) Transformation Manager
9 4 (4.04%) Applications Support
9 4 (4.04%) Support Analyst
10 3 (3.03%) Administrator
10 3 (3.03%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.01%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (1.01%) SOAP
1 1 (1.01%) XML
1 1 (1.01%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 22 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.03%) CMDB
4 3 (3.03%) Reference Data
4 3 (3.03%) User Experience
5 2 (2.02%) FMCG
6 1 (1.01%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.01%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.01%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.12%) Windows
2 6 (6.06%) Linux
2 6 (6.06%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.23%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (21.21%) Data Modelling
3 20 (20.20%) Migration
4 19 (19.19%) Data Migration
5 16 (16.16%) SDLC
6 15 (15.15%) ETL
7 14 (14.14%) Data Management
7 14 (14.14%) Project Management
8 13 (13.13%) Integration Testing
8 13 (13.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (13.13%) Systems Analysis
9 12 (12.12%) Waterfall
10 11 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (10.10%) Statistics
12 9 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
13 8 (8.08%) Change Management
14 7 (7.07%) Service Management
15 6 (6.06%) GAP Analysis
15 6 (6.06%) Scrum
15 6 (6.06%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 30 (30.30%) SQL
2 14 (14.14%) PL/SQL
3 11 (11.11%) ANSI SQL
4 4 (4.04%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.03%) C#
6 2 (2.02%) C
6 2 (2.02%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.01%) Python
7 1 (1.01%) R
7 1 (1.01%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (5.05%) Degree
2 4 (4.04%) Postgraduate
2 4 (4.04%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.03%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (2.02%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.01%) IIBA
5 1 (1.01%) ISEB
5 1 (1.01%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (22.22%) Data Quality
2 7 (7.07%) GDPR
3 3 (3.03%) QA
3 3 (3.03%) SLA
4 1 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.01%) PMO
Systems Management
1 3 (3.03%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 18 (18.18%) Oracle
2 13 (13.13%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.03%) AppDynamics
3 3 (3.03%) BMC
3 3 (3.03%) Cisco
3 3 (3.03%) Dynatrace
3 3 (3.03%) Riverbed
3 3 (3.03%) Splunk
4 2 (2.02%) Tableau
5 1 (1.01%) Alteryx
5 1 (1.01%) Capita
5 1 (1.01%) Cognos
5 1 (1.01%) Informatica
5 1 (1.01%) Netezza
5 1 (1.01%) RapidMiner
5 1 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.01%) SAP
5 1 (1.01%) Virgin Media