The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Data Mining skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Mining over the 3 months to 29 March 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 Mining
England / West Midlands
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 122 124
Rank change year-on-year +14 +2  
Contract jobs citing Data Mining 7 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.31% 0.25% 0.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.51% 1.00% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 2
Median daily rate £388 £313 £269
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.00% +16.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £233 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £384 £304
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £375 £345
% change year-on-year +8.33% +8.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +16.66% -28.00%  

Data Mining is in the database and business intelligence 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 database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 465 699 572
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 20.78% 25.45% 22.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 396 325
Median daily rate £400 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +10.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £501 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 9
Median hourly rate £41.00 £16.00 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +156.25% -37.86%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

Data Mining
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Data Mining as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for Data Mining in the West Midlands

Data Mining
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 Mining in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Mining in the West Midlands

Data Mining
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Mining in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Mining in the West Midlands

Data Mining
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 Mining in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Mining in the West Midlands

Data Mining
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 Mining within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +3 3 £600 -
Coventry - 2 £363 -
Data Mining
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Mining 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 Mining.

1 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 9 (64.29%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 5 (35.71%) ETL
5 5 (35.71%) Advertising
5 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (35.71%) Waterfall
5 5 (35.71%) Analytics
6 4 (28.57%) Hadoop
6 4 (28.57%) Tableau
6 4 (28.57%) Google
6 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (28.57%) MySQL
6 4 (28.57%) Oracle
6 4 (28.57%) OLAP
6 4 (28.57%) PL/SQL
6 4 (28.57%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (28.57%) ERwin
6 4 (28.57%) Teradata
6 4 (28.57%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
7 3 (21.43%) Migration
8 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
8 2 (14.29%) Data Quality
8 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
8 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014

Data Mining
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 1 (7.14%) Apache
1 1 (7.14%) Apache Solr
1 1 (7.14%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 8 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (28.57%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (28.57%) Hadoop
4 4 (28.57%) MySQL
4 4 (28.57%) OLAP
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (7.14%) Big Data
6 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
6 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
6 1 (7.14%) QlikView
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) ERwin
General
1 5 (35.71%) Advertising
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Architect
1 4 (28.57%) Business Architect
1 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Data Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Data Scientist
3 2 (14.29%) DBA
3 2 (14.29%) ETL Developer
3 2 (14.29%) SQL DBA
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Insight Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Junior Data Scientist
4 1 (7.14%) Senior DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Senior SQL Developer
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Data Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) SSAS Developer
4 1 (7.14%) SSIS Developer
4 1 (7.14%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Lucene
1 1 (7.14%) Natural Language Processing
1 1 (7.14%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Analytics
2 5 (35.71%) ETL
2 5 (35.71%) Waterfall
3 3 (21.43%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analytics
5 1 (7.14%) Cluster Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) CRM
5 1 (7.14%) Data Extraction
5 1 (7.14%) Data Management
5 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
5 1 (7.14%) Functional Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Machine Learning
5 1 (7.14%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Test Management
5 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) PL/SQL
3 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.14%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.14%) Python
4 1 (7.14%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Google
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) Tableau
2 4 (28.57%) Teradata
3 1 (7.14%) JD Edwards