Period
to 19 October 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 19 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.

Data Analysis
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 101 92
Rank change year-on-year -10 -9 0
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 96 84 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.89% 1.81% 2.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.22% 2.16% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 52 84
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% -6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £214 £208 £229
90th Percentile £543 £570 £560
England median daily rate £430 £450 £406
% change year-on-year -4.44% +10.97% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
West Midlands median hourly rate £13.60 £59.00 £18.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -76.96% +211.51% -39.76%
10th Percentile £10.98 £52.68 £17.23
90th Percentile £21.86 £64.33 £23.61
England median hourly rate £23.00 £19.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year +17.20% -1.88% -13.04%

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 4,323 3,893 5,245
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 85.05% 84.08% 84.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,591 2,482 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 191 140 140
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £23.62 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.48% +34.94% -18.60%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.25 £10.74
90th Percentile £32.50 £53.75 £39.50
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.66 £22.50
% change year-on-year -14.84% +9.60% +3.73%

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 19 October 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 19 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
Birmingham +12 29 £375 -3.23% 7
Shropshire -18 27 £350 -4.11%
Coventry -13 18 £269 -23.21% 4
Warwickshire -4 12 £338 -10.00% 1
Solihull 0 3 £375 +36.36% 2
Staffordshire -6 3 £390 - 3
Data Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 23 (23.96%) SQL
2 22 (22.92%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (21.88%) Microsoft Office
3 21 (21.88%) Data Modelling
4 19 (19.79%) Microsoft Excel
5 17 (17.71%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (17.71%) Data Quality
6 14 (14.58%) Project Management
6 14 (14.58%) Migration
6 14 (14.58%) Confluence
6 14 (14.58%) SDLC
7 13 (13.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (13.54%) Systems Analysis
7 13 (13.54%) ETL
7 13 (13.54%) Windows
7 13 (13.54%) Oracle
8 12 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 12 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (12.50%) Data Migration
9 11 (11.46%) Waterfall
9 11 (11.46%) PL/SQL
10 10 (10.42%) Data Management
10 10 (10.42%) Statistics
10 10 (10.42%) Self-Motivation
11 9 (9.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 9 (9.38%) Oracle Database 11g
11 9 (9.38%) Analytics
11 9 (9.38%) Oracle Database
12 8 (8.33%) ANSI SQL
12 8 (8.33%) Integration Testing

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 (14.58%) Confluence
2 3 (3.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.04%) SAS
3 1 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 21 (21.88%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (19.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (9.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (7.29%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (4.17%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.04%) assyst
3 1 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.08%) Office 365
2 1 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.04%) Intranet
1 1 (1.04%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.38%) Oracle Database
1 9 (9.38%) Oracle Database 11g
2 8 (8.33%) Data Mining
3 7 (7.29%) Power BI
3 7 (7.29%) Relational Database
4 6 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (6.25%) MS Access
4 6 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (5.21%) SQL Server
6 4 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (3.13%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (2.08%) MySQL
8 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.04%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (1.04%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (1.04%) Pentaho
9 1 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (8.33%) JIRA
2 6 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 6 (6.25%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (1.04%) Selenium
3 1 (1.04%) Toad
3 1 (1.04%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (8.33%) Finance
2 6 (6.25%) Retail
3 3 (3.13%) Billing
4 2 (2.08%) Banking
4 2 (2.08%) Marketing
5 1 (1.04%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.04%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (54.17%) Analyst
2 20 (20.83%) Business Analyst
3 17 (17.71%) Data Analyst
4 15 (15.63%) Developer
5 10 (10.42%) PL/SQL Developer
6 9 (9.38%) SQL Developer
7 6 (6.25%) Programme Planner
7 6 (6.25%) SQL Analyst
8 5 (5.21%) Agile Business Analyst
9 4 (4.17%) Administrator
9 4 (4.17%) Agile Delivery Manager
9 4 (4.17%) Architect
9 4 (4.17%) Data Analytics Analyst
9 4 (4.17%) Data Architect
9 4 (4.17%) Delivery Manager
9 4 (4.17%) Digital Delivery Manager
9 4 (4.17%) Digital Transformation Manager
9 4 (4.17%) SQL Data Analyst
9 4 (4.17%) Transformation Manager
10 3 (3.13%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.13%) Angular 2
1 3 (3.13%) Entity Framework
1 3 (3.13%) NgRx
1 3 (3.13%) RxJS
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.04%) SOAP
2 1 (1.04%) XML
2 1 (1.04%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 22 (22.92%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.42%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (5.21%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.17%) User Experience
5 3 (3.13%) CMDB
6 2 (2.08%) FMCG
6 2 (2.08%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.04%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.54%) Windows
2 6 (6.25%) Linux
2 6 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (21.88%) Data Modelling
2 17 (17.71%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (14.58%) Migration
3 14 (14.58%) Project Management
3 14 (14.58%) SDLC
4 13 (13.54%) ETL
4 13 (13.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (13.54%) Systems Analysis
5 12 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (12.50%) Data Migration
6 11 (11.46%) Waterfall
7 10 (10.42%) Data Management
7 10 (10.42%) Statistics
8 9 (9.38%) Analytics
9 8 (8.33%) Integration Testing
9 8 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (7.29%) Change Management
11 6 (6.25%) Service Management
11 6 (6.25%) Time Management
11 6 (6.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 23 (23.96%) SQL
2 11 (11.46%) PL/SQL
3 8 (8.33%) ANSI SQL
4 4 (4.17%) C#
4 4 (4.17%) Python
5 3 (3.13%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.08%) VBA
7 1 (1.04%) C
7 1 (1.04%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.04%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (5.21%) Degree
2 4 (4.17%) Postgraduate
3 3 (3.13%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.08%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.04%) IIBA
5 1 (1.04%) ISEB
5 1 (1.04%) OCA
5 1 (1.04%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.04%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (17.71%) Data Quality
2 6 (6.25%) GDPR
3 3 (3.13%) SLA
4 2 (2.08%) QA
5 1 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.04%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.13%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 13 (13.54%) Oracle
2 12 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.17%) Tableau
4 3 (3.13%) Alteryx
4 3 (3.13%) AppDynamics
4 3 (3.13%) BMC
4 3 (3.13%) Cisco
4 3 (3.13%) Dynatrace
4 3 (3.13%) Riverbed
4 3 (3.13%) Splunk
5 2 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.04%) Cognos
6 1 (1.04%) Netezza
6 1 (1.04%) Virgin Media