Period
to 14 December 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 14 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.

Data Analysis
England > West Midlands
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 108 81
Rank change year-on-year -7 -27 -8
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 92 77 138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.77% 1.58% 2.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 1.88% 2.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 49 97
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £231 £177 £239
90th Percentile £521 £578 £575
England median daily rate £438 £450 £413
% change year-on-year -2.78% +9.09% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 7
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.50 £28.91 £18.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.00% +52.61% -39.76%
10th Percentile £17.25 £16.82 £15.72
90th Percentile £22.95 £59.63 £22.42
England median hourly rate £18.66 £19.30 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.29% -3.53% -3.03%

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 4,512 4,101 4,990
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 86.72% 84.00% 84.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,790 2,637 2,985
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £270 £239 £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 149 140 149
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £25.06 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.75% +43.20% -12.50%
10th Percentile £10.98 £11.74 £10.61
90th Percentile £43.75 £48.75 £40.06
England median hourly rate £22.22 £25.00 £22.92
% change year-on-year -11.14% +9.06% +4.19%

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 14 December 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 14 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
Birmingham +13 30 £390 -2.50% 11
Coventry -5 20 £425 +41.67% 9
Shropshire -43 20 £350 -6.67%
Warwickshire -3 10 £375 +15.38% 2
Solihull +3 3 £375 +36.36%
Staffordshire -13 3 £390 -0.95% 4
Worcestershire - 1 £200 - 1
Data Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 (32.61%) SQL
2 24 (26.09%) Data Modelling
3 22 (23.91%) Migration
4 19 (20.65%) Data Migration
4 19 (20.65%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (18.48%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (18.48%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (17.39%) Workshop Facilitation
7 15 (16.30%) ETL
7 15 (16.30%) Microsoft Excel
7 15 (16.30%) Microsoft Office
7 15 (16.30%) Data Management
8 13 (14.13%) Microsoft
8 13 (14.13%) Data Quality
9 12 (13.04%) T-SQL
9 12 (13.04%) C#
9 12 (13.04%) Oracle
9 12 (13.04%) Validation
9 12 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (11.96%) Systems Analysis
10 11 (11.96%) SQL Server
10 11 (11.96%) PL/SQL
10 11 (11.96%) Windows
10 11 (11.96%) Microsoft Azure
10 11 (11.96%) SDLC
10 11 (11.96%) Analytics
11 10 (10.87%) Confluence
11 10 (10.87%) Finance
11 10 (10.87%) Self-Motivation

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 10 (10.87%) Confluence
2 8 (8.70%) NServiceBus
3 3 (3.26%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.09%) SAS
4 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (16.30%) Microsoft Excel
1 15 (16.30%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (6.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (6.52%) MS Visio
3 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.09%) assyst
2 1 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (7.61%) Azure Data Factory
3 6 (6.52%) PaaS
3 6 (6.52%) SaaS
4 2 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.17%) Office 365
5 1 (1.09%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.09%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (11.96%) SQL Server
3 9 (9.78%) Power BI
4 8 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (8.70%) Oracle Database
4 8 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (7.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (5.43%) Data Mining
6 5 (5.43%) Oracle Database 12c
6 5 (5.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (4.35%) Relational Database
7 4 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (3.26%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (2.17%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (2.17%) MySQL
10 1 (1.09%) Big Data
10 1 (1.09%) IBM InfoSphere
10 1 (1.09%) MS Access
10 1 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (8.70%) Visual Studio
2 6 (6.52%) JIRA
2 6 (6.52%) Visual Studio Team System
3 5 (5.43%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (4.35%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.09%) Selenium
5 1 (1.09%) Toad
5 1 (1.09%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (10.87%) Finance
2 5 (5.43%) Publishing
2 5 (5.43%) Retail
3 2 (2.17%) Banking
3 2 (2.17%) Legal
3 2 (2.17%) Marketing
4 1 (1.09%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.09%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (57.61%) Analyst
2 26 (28.26%) Data Analyst
3 20 (21.74%) Developer
4 18 (19.57%) Business Analyst
5 9 (9.78%) SQL Developer
6 8 (8.70%) PL/SQL Developer
7 7 (7.61%) Analyst Developer
8 6 (6.52%) SQL Analyst
9 5 (5.43%) .NET Developer
9 5 (5.43%) Architect
9 5 (5.43%) Data Architect
10 4 (4.35%) Agile Business Analyst
10 4 (4.35%) C# Developer
10 4 (4.35%) Data Analytics Analyst
10 4 (4.35%) Data Scientist
10 4 (4.35%) SQL Data Analyst
11 3 (3.26%) Angular Developer
11 3 (3.26%) Digital Analyst
11 3 (3.26%) Programme Planner
11 3 (3.26%) Tableau Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.70%) .NET
1 8 (8.70%) REST
1 8 (8.70%) SOAP
2 7 (7.61%) JSON
2 7 (7.61%) XML
2 7 (7.61%) XML Schema
3 6 (6.52%) .NET Framework
4 5 (5.43%) .NET Core
5 3 (3.26%) Angular 2
5 3 (3.26%) Entity Framework
5 3 (3.26%) NgRx
5 3 (3.26%) RxJS
6 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.09%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.65%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.87%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (3.26%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.17%) FMCG
5 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.09%) User Experience
5 1 (1.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.96%) Windows
2 5 (5.43%) Unix
3 4 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (26.09%) Data Modelling
2 22 (23.91%) Migration
3 19 (20.65%) Data Migration
4 17 (18.48%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (18.48%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (17.39%) Workshop Facilitation
6 15 (16.30%) Data Management
6 15 (16.30%) ETL
7 12 (13.04%) Validation
8 11 (11.96%) Analytics
8 11 (11.96%) SDLC
8 11 (11.96%) Systems Analysis
9 9 (9.78%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (8.70%) Change Management
10 8 (8.70%) Decision-Making
10 8 (8.70%) Microservices
10 8 (8.70%) Visualisation
10 8 (8.70%) Waterfall
11 7 (7.61%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (32.61%) SQL
2 12 (13.04%) C#
2 12 (13.04%) T-SQL
3 11 (11.96%) PL/SQL
4 7 (7.61%) ANSI SQL
5 5 (5.43%) Python
6 2 (2.17%) R
6 2 (2.17%) VBA
7 1 (1.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.09%) Degree
1 1 (1.09%) IIBA
1 1 (1.09%) ISEB
1 1 (1.09%) OCA
1 1 (1.09%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (1.09%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.13%) Data Quality
2 6 (6.52%) GDPR
3 3 (3.26%) QA
4 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.09%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (14.13%) Microsoft
2 12 (13.04%) Oracle
3 7 (7.61%) Tableau
4 4 (4.35%) Alteryx
5 1 (1.09%) Cognos
5 1 (1.09%) Google
5 1 (1.09%) Netezza
5 1 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.09%) Virgin Media