Period
to 15 December 2017

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 15 December 2017 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
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 168 163 156
Rank change year-on-year -5 -7 -12
Contract jobs citing Data Structures 21 37 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.43% 0.63% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.52% 2.26% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 21 20
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.67% -4.58%
10th Percentile £251 £225 £274
90th Percentile £567 £525 £493
England median daily rate £475 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 - £20.00
England median hourly rate £37.50 £33.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year +12.78% +47.78% -27.88%

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 1381 1635 1395
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 28.46% 27.78% 27.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 897 998 827
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £394 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.59% +8.62% +3.57%
10th Percentile £216 £213 £205
90th Percentile £530 £541 £518
England median daily rate £450 £428 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +0.59% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 76 110
West Midlands median hourly rate £21.24 £16.25 £17.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.71% -4.69% -14.75%
10th Percentile £10.42 £11.29 £10.96
90th Percentile £36.50 £44.00 £43.75
England median hourly rate £21.30 £20.00 £19.22
% change year-on-year +6.50% +4.06% +9.83%

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 15 December 2017.

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 15 December 2017. 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 -12 10 £350 +26.13% 1
Coventry +12 4 £450 +12.50%
Sutton Coldfield - 3 £562 -
Warwickshire +3 2 £321 -1.15%
Data Structures
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Structures 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 Structures.

1 7 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (23.81%) Data Cleansing
3 5 (23.81%) Line Management
3 5 (23.81%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (23.81%) ETL
3 5 (23.81%) DPNSS
3 5 (23.81%) Q.931
3 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
4 4 (19.05%) Data Security
4 4 (19.05%) Retail
4 4 (19.05%) SAP Retail
4 4 (19.05%) SAP ALE
4 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (19.05%) SAP Implementation
4 4 (19.05%) Data Quality
4 4 (19.05%) SAP HANA
4 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (19.05%) Finance
4 4 (19.05%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
4 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
4 4 (19.05%) SAP
4 4 (19.05%) Web Services
4 4 (19.05%) XML
4 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
4 4 (19.05%) Order to Cash
4 4 (19.05%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence

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:

Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (19.05%) SAP CAR
1 4 (19.05%) SAP POS DM
1 4 (19.05%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) DPNSS
1 5 (23.81%) Q.931
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (19.05%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 4 (19.05%) SAP HANA
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
2 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (19.05%) Retail
3 2 (9.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Data Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Voice Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Business Process Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Process Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Data Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Data Cleansing Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Data Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse Manager
5 1 (4.76%) DBA
5 1 (4.76%) ETL Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior DBA
5 1 (4.76%) Senior SQL DBA
5 1 (4.76%) Senior SQL Server DBA
5 1 (4.76%) SQL DBA
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) IDoc
1 4 (19.05%) SAP ALE
1 4 (19.05%) Web Services
1 4 (19.05%) XML
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Mindset
2 1 (4.76%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (23.81%) Data Cleansing
2 5 (23.81%) ETL
2 5 (23.81%) Line Management
3 4 (19.05%) Data Security
3 4 (19.05%) Order to Cash
3 4 (19.05%) SAP Implementation
3 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
4 3 (14.29%) Migration
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) Data Management
5 2 (9.52%) Data Mapping
5 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
5 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
5 2 (9.52%) ITIL
5 2 (9.52%) ITSM
5 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
5 2 (9.52%) Service Management
5 2 (9.52%) Six Sigma
5 2 (9.52%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
1 4 (19.05%) SAP
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) ServiceNow