Period
to 4 August 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Structures in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Structures over the 6 months to 4 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period over 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 Structures
England > West Midlands
6 months to
4 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 107 172 192
Rank change year-on-year +65 +20 -24
Contract jobs citing Data Structures 2 9 12
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.20% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.39% 0.72% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 8
Median daily rate - £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% -12.89%
England median daily rate £557 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +6.10% +5.00% +6.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year -30.00% +52.67% -6.43%

Data Structures is in the Generic IT Skills 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 513 1,250 1,478
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 32.08% 28.00% 28.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 749 860
Median daily rate £425 £425 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +0.94%
10th Percentile £212 £255 £235
90th Percentile £575 £588 £550
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 47 92
Median hourly rate £20.57 £16.50 £15.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.67% +4.10% -6.76%
10th Percentile £15.00 £11.70 £11.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £48.00 £32.36
Median hourly rate £32.65 £20.86 £21.50
% change year-on-year +56.53% -3.00% +10.26%

Data Structures
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Structures in the West Midlands

Data Structures
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Data Structures in the West Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Data Structures in the West Midlands

Data Structures
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Data Structures in the West Midlands.

Hourly rate trend for Data Structures in the West Midlands

Data Structures
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 Structures within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 4 August 2020. 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
Birmingham +42 1 - - 2
Warwickshire +13 1 - - 2
Data Structures
England

For the 6 months to 4 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Data Structures 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 Structures.

1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (50.00%) Matplotlib
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Machine Learning
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Jupyter
1 1 (50.00%) Data Science
1 1 (50.00%) Public Sector

Data Structures
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 (50.00%) Jupyter
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Retail
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Public Sector
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Data Scientist
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Matplotlib
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Data Science
1 1 (50.00%) Machine Learning
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Python
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle