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 Analytics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Analytics 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 Analytics
England > West Midlands
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 161 158 176
Rank change year-on-year -3 +18 -8
Contract jobs citing Data Analytics 46 25 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.88% 0.51% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 0.61% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 23
West Midlands median daily rate £435 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £358 £245 £213
90th Percentile £617 £480 £650
England median daily rate £500 £488 £446
% change year-on-year +2.56% +9.43% -10.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - £41.91 -
England median hourly rate £22.50 £33.16 £42.75
% change year-on-year -32.14% -22.44% +86.97%

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 4,512 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 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 14 December 2018.

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 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
Shropshire - 31 £410 - 2
Coventry -7 4 £575 +48.39% 2
Birmingham -2 3 - - 14
Warwickshire +11 2 £518 +25.45% 1
Solihull - 2 - -
Data Analytics
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, 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 46 (100.00%) Analytics
2 27 (58.70%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (56.52%) Java
3 26 (56.52%) Oracle
4 25 (54.35%) Unix
5 22 (47.83%) SC Cleared
5 22 (47.83%) Security Cleared
6 20 (43.48%) JIRA
7 19 (41.30%) Kanban
7 19 (41.30%) Middleware
8 16 (34.78%) SQL Server
8 16 (34.78%) SQL
8 16 (34.78%) Puppet
8 16 (34.78%) Problem-Solving
9 15 (32.61%) Trend Analysis
9 15 (32.61%) GitLab
9 15 (32.61%) ITIL
9 15 (32.61%) Documentum
9 15 (32.61%) Management Information System
9 15 (32.61%) Pega
9 15 (32.61%) ZABBIX
9 15 (32.61%) Open Source
10 10 (21.74%) XML
11 9 (19.57%) Scrum
11 9 (19.57%) WebLogic
12 8 (17.39%) Windows
12 8 (17.39%) ISEB
13 7 (15.22%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (15.22%) SOA
13 7 (15.22%) ISTQB

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 15 (32.61%) Documentum
2 9 (19.57%) WebLogic
3 5 (10.87%) Confluence
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (4.35%) SAS
6 1 (2.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Chatbot
1 1 (2.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.35%) IaaS
3 2 (4.35%) PaaS
4 1 (2.17%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (2.17%) Apigee
4 1 (2.17%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (2.17%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (2.17%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) Skype
1 1 (2.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.17%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (2.17%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.17%) Big Data
4 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (43.48%) JIRA
2 15 (32.61%) GitLab
3 6 (13.04%) Toad
4 3 (6.52%) Git (software)
4 3 (6.52%) Maven
4 3 (6.52%) Subversion
General
1 1 (2.17%) Banking
1 1 (2.17%) Finance
1 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (32.61%) Systems Engineer
2 12 (26.09%) Analyst
3 10 (21.74%) Architect
3 10 (21.74%) Monitoring Engineer
3 10 (21.74%) Support Engineer
3 10 (21.74%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
3 10 (21.74%) Systems Support
3 10 (21.74%) Systems Support Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) Data Analytics Analyst
4 7 (15.22%) Test Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (8.70%) Data Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Technical Architect
7 3 (6.52%) Unix Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Unix Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Test Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (41.30%) Middleware
2 10 (21.74%) XML
3 4 (8.70%) SOAP
4 3 (6.52%) EclipseLink
4 3 (6.52%) EJB
4 3 (6.52%) EJB 3.0
4 3 (6.52%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (6.52%) Hibernate
4 3 (6.52%) JMS
4 3 (6.52%) JPA
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle ADF
4 3 (6.52%) REST
4 3 (6.52%) Spring
4 3 (6.52%) Web Services
4 3 (6.52%) XSD
4 3 (6.52%) XSLT
5 1 (2.17%) HTML5
5 1 (2.17%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (2.17%) Node.js
5 1 (2.17%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 15 (32.61%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (2.17%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 25 (54.35%) Unix
2 8 (17.39%) Windows
3 4 (8.70%) Linux
4 1 (2.17%) CentOS
4 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (100.00%) Analytics
2 27 (58.70%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (41.30%) Kanban
4 16 (34.78%) Problem-Solving
5 15 (32.61%) ITIL
5 15 (32.61%) Open Source
5 15 (32.61%) Trend Analysis
6 9 (19.57%) Scrum
7 7 (15.22%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (15.22%) Customer Requirements
7 7 (15.22%) SOA
7 7 (15.22%) Test Scripting
8 6 (13.04%) TDD
9 5 (10.87%) Project Management
9 5 (10.87%) TOGAF
10 4 (8.70%) Configuration Management
10 4 (8.70%) Data Analysis
10 4 (8.70%) Data Validation
10 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (8.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 26 (56.52%) Java
2 16 (34.78%) SQL
3 4 (8.70%) JavaScript
3 4 (8.70%) PL/SQL
3 4 (8.70%) Python
4 3 (6.52%) Java 8
5 2 (4.35%) R
6 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (47.83%) SC Cleared
1 22 (47.83%) Security Cleared
2 8 (17.39%) ISEB
3 7 (15.22%) ISTQB
3 7 (15.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (10.87%) CITP
5 1 (2.17%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (2.17%) CHECK Team Member
5 1 (2.17%) Degree
5 1 (2.17%) IIBA
5 1 (2.17%) TOGAF Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 16 (34.78%) Puppet
2 15 (32.61%) ZABBIX
3 1 (2.17%) Ansible
3 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 26 (56.52%) Oracle
2 15 (32.61%) Pega
3 6 (13.04%) webMethods
4 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.35%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.17%) ServiceNow