Period
to 22 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Data Analytics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Analytics over the 6 months to 22 April 2019 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 Analytics
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 151 156 163
Rank change year-on-year +5 +7 +10
Contract jobs citing Data Analytics 39 30 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.79% 0.63% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 0.75% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 28 15
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £413 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% - -17.66%
10th Percentile £350 £303 £213
90th Percentile £478 £529 £683
England median daily rate £500 £500 £461
% change year-on-year - +8.58% -3.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - £21.50 -
England median hourly rate £22.93 £23.00 £26.75
% change year-on-year -0.30% -14.02% -19.07%

Data 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 4,272 4,026 3,788
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 86.97% 84.44% 81.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,663 2,525 2,369
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £240
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £463 £445
% change year-on-year +2.70% +3.93% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 140 142
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.70 £19.50 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.23% -6.02% +15.28%
10th Percentile £11.09 £10.50 £11.26
90th Percentile £47.00 £48.75 £38.48
England median hourly rate £24.96 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +10.93% -10.00% +7.11%

Data Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Analytics in the West Midlands

Data 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 Data Analytics in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Analytics in the West Midlands

Data Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analytics in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 22 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Analytics in the West Midlands

Data 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 Data Analytics in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Analytics in the West Midlands

Data 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 Data Analytics within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 April 2019. 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
Shropshire -8 28 £375 - 2
Warwickshire +5 3 £400 -20.00%
Birmingham -5 2 £388 -3.13% 15
Coventry -11 2 £475 -5.00% 1
Staffordshire - 2 £375 - 2
Solihull - 1 - -
Data Analytics
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Data 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 Data Analytics.

1 39 (100.00%) Analytics
2 35 (89.74%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (69.23%) JIRA
4 22 (56.41%) Business Intelligence
5 19 (48.72%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (46.15%) Scrum
6 18 (46.15%) Continuous Delivery
7 16 (41.03%) Project Management
7 16 (41.03%) Oracle
7 16 (41.03%) Confluence
8 15 (38.46%) Agile Project Management
8 15 (38.46%) Atlassian
8 15 (38.46%) SC Cleared
8 15 (38.46%) Security Cleared
8 15 (38.46%) Java
8 15 (38.46%) TDD
9 14 (35.90%) Open Source
10 13 (33.33%) SQL Server
10 13 (33.33%) Unix
11 12 (30.77%) Kanban
11 12 (30.77%) Problem-Solving
12 11 (28.21%) GitLab
12 11 (28.21%) Pega
12 11 (28.21%) ZABBIX
12 11 (28.21%) Puppet
12 11 (28.21%) Trend Analysis
12 11 (28.21%) ITIL
12 11 (28.21%) Documentum
12 11 (28.21%) Management Information System
12 11 (28.21%) Middleware

Data 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 16 (41.03%) Confluence
2 11 (28.21%) Documentum
3 4 (10.26%) SAS
4 3 (7.69%) Apache
4 3 (7.69%) Apache Spark
5 1 (2.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Chatbot
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.51%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.69%) Amazon EMR
2 3 (7.69%) Amazon Kinesis
2 3 (7.69%) Amazon S3
2 3 (7.69%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.69%) PaaS
2 3 (7.69%) Serverless
3 1 (2.56%) Apigee
3 1 (2.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Internet
1 1 (2.56%) Skype
1 1 (2.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (48.72%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 5 (12.82%) Amazon Redshift
3 5 (12.82%) Hadoop
4 4 (10.26%) Data Lake
4 4 (10.26%) Power BI
4 4 (10.26%) Relational Database
5 3 (7.69%) Amazon Athena
5 3 (7.69%) Amazon QuickSight
5 3 (7.69%) Parquet
5 3 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (7.69%) Presto
5 3 (7.69%) RDBMS
6 2 (5.13%) BusinessObjects XI
6 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
6 2 (5.13%) Pentaho
6 2 (5.13%) SAS EBI
6 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (69.23%) JIRA
2 11 (28.21%) GitLab
3 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.13%) Artifactory
4 2 (5.13%) Bitbucket
4 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.13%) Maven
General
1 3 (7.69%) Finance
1 3 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) Systems Engineer
2 8 (20.51%) Engagement Manager
2 8 (20.51%) Monitoring Engineer
2 8 (20.51%) Support Engineer
2 8 (20.51%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
2 8 (20.51%) Systems Support
2 8 (20.51%) Systems Support Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Project Manager
4 5 (12.82%) Data Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Analytics Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Data Analytics Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Unix Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Unix Linux Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Unix Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Data Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.21%) Middleware
2 4 (10.26%) JSON
2 4 (10.26%) XML
3 3 (7.69%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (7.69%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (5.13%) MDX
4 2 (5.13%) Spring
5 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.56%) HTML
5 1 (2.56%) HTML5
5 1 (2.56%) jQuery
5 1 (2.56%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (2.56%) Node.js
5 1 (2.56%) React
5 1 (2.56%) RESTful
5 1 (2.56%) SignalR
5 1 (2.56%) SOAP
5 1 (2.56%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (33.33%) Unix
2 8 (20.51%) Linux
3 1 (2.56%) CentOS
3 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (100.00%) Analytics
2 35 (89.74%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (56.41%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (46.15%) Continuous Delivery
4 18 (46.15%) Scrum
5 16 (41.03%) Project Management
6 15 (38.46%) Agile Project Management
6 15 (38.46%) TDD
7 14 (35.90%) Open Source
8 12 (30.77%) Kanban
8 12 (30.77%) Problem-Solving
9 11 (28.21%) ITIL
9 11 (28.21%) Trend Analysis
10 6 (15.38%) ETL
11 5 (12.82%) Data Cleansing
11 5 (12.82%) Machine Learning
12 3 (7.69%) Data Migration
12 3 (7.69%) MapReduce
12 3 (7.69%) Microservices
12 3 (7.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 15 (38.46%) Java
2 10 (25.64%) SQL
3 5 (12.82%) Python
4 4 (10.26%) Scala
5 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.13%) R
6 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (38.46%) SC Cleared
1 15 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (2.56%) CHECK Team Member
2 1 (2.56%) CITP
2 1 (2.56%) IIBA
2 1 (2.56%) ISEB
2 1 (2.56%) PhD
2 1 (2.56%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (28.21%) Puppet
1 11 (28.21%) ZABBIX
2 3 (7.69%) Terraform
3 2 (5.13%) Ansible
4 1 (2.56%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 16 (41.03%) Oracle
2 15 (38.46%) Atlassian
3 11 (28.21%) Pega
4 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.13%) Cloudera
6 1 (2.56%) Facebook
6 1 (2.56%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.56%) Twitter