The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Data Conversion skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Conversion over the 3 months to 26 June 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 Conversion
England / West Midlands
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 134 -
Rank change year-on-year +19 -  
Contract jobs citing Data Conversion 2 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.098% 0.20% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 0
Median daily rate £294 £391 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.92% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Data Conversion is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1707 2467 1821
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 83.51% 82.62% 77.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1015 1478 1128
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 54 76
Median hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £25.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -7.08%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.15 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Data Conversion
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Data Conversion as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Data Conversion in the West Midlands

Data Conversion
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 Conversion in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Conversion in the West Midlands

Data Conversion
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 Conversion in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Conversion in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Conversion 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 Conversion.

1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) CRM
2 7 (77.78%) Migration
3 5 (55.56%) MVC
3 5 (55.56%) HTML
3 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) .NET
3 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 5 (55.56%) CSS
3 5 (55.56%) Web Services
3 5 (55.56%) Marketing
3 5 (55.56%) TDD
3 5 (55.56%) Data Migration
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (55.56%) BDD
3 5 (55.56%) Campaign Management
3 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (44.44%) Test Strategy
4 4 (44.44%) Functional Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
5 2 (22.22%) Advertising
5 2 (22.22%) CMS
5 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
5 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (22.22%) System Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Network Security

Data Conversion
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 2 (22.22%) CMS
Business Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (55.56%) Marketing
2 2 (22.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) CRM Developer
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Business Systems Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Developer
4 1 (11.11%) CRM Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
1 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
1 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET Web API
1 5 (55.56%) CSS
1 5 (55.56%) HTML
1 5 (55.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) CRM
2 7 (77.78%) Migration
3 5 (55.56%) BDD
3 5 (55.56%) Campaign Management
3 5 (55.56%) Data Migration
3 5 (55.56%) MVC
3 5 (55.56%) TDD
4 4 (44.44%) Functional Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
4 4 (44.44%) Test Strategy
5 2 (22.22%) Content Management
5 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) Data Management
5 2 (22.22%) Service Management
5 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
5 2 (22.22%) System Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 2 (22.22%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft