Period
to 25 November 2017

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 25 November 2017 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
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 85 80
Rank change year-on-year -24 -5 +21
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 74 139 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.53% 2.27% 2.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.84% 2.73% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 94 61
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £192 £243 £220
90th Percentile £580 £575 £475
England median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 2
West Midlands median hourly rate £52.50 £18.94 £31.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +177.19% -39.76% +74.67%
England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -5.00% -11.11% -21.05%

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 4012 5091 3949
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 83.00% 83.00% 79.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2557 3046 2261
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £244 £250 £238
90th Percentile £550 £550 £531
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 136 177
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.67 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.94% -6.68% -
10th Percentile £11.30 £10.75 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £40.15 £43.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

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 25 November 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analysis in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 25 November 2017. 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
Warwickshire 0 25 £325 -27.78% 1
Birmingham +6 15 £394 +3.28% 3
Coventry -4 13 £283 -37.22% 2
Shropshire +19 6 £370 -1.33%
West Bromwich +1 3 £500 +42.86%
Dudley -2 2 £625 -
Staffordshire -5 2 £388 +76.14% 3
Sutton Coldfield - 2 - -
Solihull +3 1 £275 -20.29%
Wolverhampton -1 1 £550 -
Data Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Data Analysis.

1 27 (36.49%) SQL
2 18 (24.32%) Migration
2 18 (24.32%) SQL Server
2 18 (24.32%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (22.97%) Data Migration
4 16 (21.62%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (17.57%) Data Quality
6 12 (16.22%) Finance
7 11 (14.86%) ETL
8 10 (13.51%) Data Modelling
8 10 (13.51%) Microsoft Excel
8 10 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (13.51%) Management Information System
8 10 (13.51%) Degree
9 9 (12.16%) Data Management
9 9 (12.16%) CRM
9 9 (12.16%) Oracle
9 9 (12.16%) SAP
10 8 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (10.81%) Microsoft
10 8 (10.81%) Project Management
11 6 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (8.11%) Data Protection
12 5 (6.76%) Scenario Testing
12 5 (6.76%) Data Integration
12 5 (6.76%) Spreadsheet
12 5 (6.76%) System Testing
12 5 (6.76%) Mathematics
12 5 (6.76%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 3 (4.05%) SAS
2 2 (2.70%) ArcGIS
2 2 (2.70%) Confluence
2 2 (2.70%) NetWeaver
2 2 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (13.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (6.76%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (5.41%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (1.35%) Simulink
5 1 (1.35%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) SAP MDG
2 1 (1.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.35%) iTrent
2 1 (1.35%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.41%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.05%) NAS
2 1 (1.35%) LDAP
2 1 (1.35%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (24.32%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (6.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.05%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (4.05%) DB2
4 3 (4.05%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.05%) QlikView
4 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.70%) CloverETL
5 2 (2.70%) Data Mart
5 2 (2.70%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.70%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (2.70%) Oracle OWB
5 2 (2.70%) Pentaho
5 2 (2.70%) PowerCenter
5 2 (2.70%) SAP BW
5 2 (2.70%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (2.70%) SAP HANA
5 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.70%) JIRA
1 2 (2.70%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.35%) ERwin
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle Forms
General
1 12 (16.22%) Finance
2 3 (4.05%) Back Office
2 3 (4.05%) Banking
2 3 (4.05%) Local Government
2 3 (4.05%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.70%) Automotive
3 2 (2.70%) Retail
4 1 (1.35%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (59.46%) Analyst
2 21 (28.38%) Data Analyst
3 14 (18.92%) Business Analyst
4 10 (13.51%) Developer
5 6 (8.11%) SQL Analyst
6 5 (6.76%) Consultant
6 5 (6.76%) Data Quality Analyst
6 5 (6.76%) SQL Data Analyst
7 4 (5.41%) Agile Business Analyst
7 4 (5.41%) Architect
7 4 (5.41%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 4 (5.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (5.41%) Data Architect
7 4 (5.41%) Data Consultant
7 4 (5.41%) Data Migration Analyst
7 4 (5.41%) Data Migration Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) ETL Analyst
7 4 (5.41%) Migration Analyst
7 4 (5.41%) Migration Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.41%) XML
2 3 (4.05%) .NET
2 3 (4.05%) CSS
2 3 (4.05%) HTML
2 3 (4.05%) jQuery
2 3 (4.05%) JSON
2 3 (4.05%) REST
2 3 (4.05%) SOAP
2 3 (4.05%) WCF
3 2 (2.70%) RESTful
4 1 (1.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (24.32%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (13.51%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.41%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (2.70%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.70%) User Experience
5 1 (1.35%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (1.35%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.35%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.35%) FMCG
5 1 (1.35%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.35%) NHS
5 1 (1.35%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.35%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.41%) Windows
2 1 (1.35%) Linux
2 1 (1.35%) Unix
2 1 (1.35%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.32%) Migration
2 17 (22.97%) Data Migration
3 16 (21.62%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (14.86%) ETL
5 10 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (13.51%) Data Modelling
6 9 (12.16%) CRM
6 9 (12.16%) Data Management
7 8 (10.81%) Project Management
8 6 (8.11%) Data Protection
8 6 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (6.76%) Analytics
9 5 (6.76%) Data Analytics
9 5 (6.76%) Data Governance
9 5 (6.76%) Data Integration
9 5 (6.76%) Data Security
9 5 (6.76%) Incident Management
9 5 (6.76%) Mathematics
9 5 (6.76%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (36.49%) SQL
2 5 (6.76%) T-SQL
3 4 (5.41%) C
4 3 (4.05%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.05%) PHP
5 2 (2.70%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
5 2 (2.70%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.35%) C#
6 1 (1.35%) Embedded C
6 1 (1.35%) Java
6 1 (1.35%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.35%) Python
6 1 (1.35%) R
6 1 (1.35%) Scala
6 1 (1.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (13.51%) Degree
2 2 (2.70%) PhD
2 2 (2.70%) Postgraduate
2 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.35%) ISEB
3 1 (1.35%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.35%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.57%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.70%) GDPR
3 1 (1.35%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.35%) QA
3 1 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (2.70%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 9 (12.16%) Oracle
1 9 (12.16%) SAP
2 8 (10.81%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.76%) Cognos
3 5 (6.76%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (5.41%) IBM
5 2 (2.70%) ESRI
5 2 (2.70%) Informatica
5 2 (2.70%) OpenText
5 2 (2.70%) Syncsort
5 2 (2.70%) Talend
6 1 (1.35%) Embarcadero
6 1 (1.35%) GoldenSource
6 1 (1.35%) Kronos
6 1 (1.35%) MathWorks
6 1 (1.35%) Tableau
6 1 (1.35%) Teradata
6 1 (1.35%) Trillium