Period
to 19 June 2018

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 19 June 2018 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 173 156 171
Rank change year-on-year -17 +15 -30
Contract jobs citing Data Structures 17 19 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.35% 0.44% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.18% 1.50% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 14
West Midlands median daily rate £410 £410 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -14.58% +47.69%
10th Percentile £311 £325 £243
90th Percentile £644 £507 £546
England median daily rate £525 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +16.67% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £35.00
England median hourly rate £44.50 £26.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year +69.52% -25.00% +55.56%

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 1,446 1,268 1,458
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 29.56% 29.24% 26.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 881 774 878
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £399 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.31% +6.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £225 £213 £225
90th Percentile £550 £513 £545
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 79 60
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £16.00 £15.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.94% +5.94% -32.88%
10th Percentile £11.63 £10.23 £10.50
90th Percentile £35.00 £36.50 £27.15
England median hourly rate £22.54 £19.66 £21.00
% change year-on-year +14.62% -6.38% +16.67%

Data Structures
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Data Structures as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data Structures in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Structures in the West Midlands

Data Structures
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Structures in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Structures in the West Midlands

Data Structures
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 Structures in the West Midlands.

Contractor 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 19 June 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
Birmingham - 7 £420 - 1
Warwickshire -12 1 £575 +37.72% 1
Coventry -18 1 £425 +4.94% 1
Staffordshire - 1 £310 -
Data Structures
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, 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 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
3 7 (41.18%) SQL
3 7 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
5 4 (23.53%) Migration
5 4 (23.53%) Data Governance
5 4 (23.53%) Data Quality
5 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
6 3 (17.65%) Microservices
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (17.65%) Decision-Making
6 3 (17.65%) VoIP
6 3 (17.65%) Data Cleansing
6 3 (17.65%) SaaS
7 2 (11.76%) PaaS
7 2 (11.76%) Software Architecture
7 2 (11.76%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (11.76%) Data Mapping
7 2 (11.76%) Data Integration
7 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
7 2 (11.76%) Kanban
7 2 (11.76%) Degree
7 2 (11.76%) JSON
7 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
7 2 (11.76%) TDD
7 2 (11.76%) Retail
7 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (11.76%) JMS

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 (5.88%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) SaaS
2 2 (11.76%) IaaS
2 2 (11.76%) PaaS
3 1 (5.88%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) VoIP
2 1 (5.88%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (11.76%) Power BI
5 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (5.88%) Data Mining
5 1 (5.88%) Looker
5 1 (5.88%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (5.88%) Sisense
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.88%) Maven
1 1 (5.88%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (11.76%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Data Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Business Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Cloud Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Integration Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Lead Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Agile Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
4 2 (11.76%) SOA Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Data Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Development Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Migration Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) SAP BusinessObjects Reports Writer
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
1 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
1 2 (11.76%) JMS
1 2 (11.76%) JSON
1 2 (11.76%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (11.76%) REST
2 1 (5.88%) Apache Thrift
2 1 (5.88%) Finagle
2 1 (5.88%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) Data Governance
2 4 (23.53%) Migration
3 3 (17.65%) Data Cleansing
3 3 (17.65%) Decision-Making
3 3 (17.65%) Microservices
4 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.76%) Data Integration
4 2 (11.76%) Data Mapping
4 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL
4 2 (11.76%) Kanban
4 2 (11.76%) OO
4 2 (11.76%) OOP
4 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) Scrum
4 2 (11.76%) Service Management
4 2 (11.76%) SOA
4 2 (11.76%) Software Architecture
4 2 (11.76%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) C#
2 2 (11.76%) VB
3 1 (5.88%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) WSO2
3 1 (5.88%) RapidMiner
3 1 (5.88%) Snow