Period
to 23 May 2019

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 23 May 2019 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
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 162 170 148
Rank change year-on-year +8 -22 +8
Contract jobs citing Data Structures 26 21 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.56% 0.43% 0.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.96% 1.40% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 18
West Midlands median daily rate £419 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.69% -2.44% +7.89%
10th Percentile £344 £323 £343
90th Percentile £452 £640 £504
England median daily rate £513 £513 £450
% change year-on-year - +13.89% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £47.50 £70.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -32.14% +133.33% -14.29%

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 1,328 1,503 1,183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 28.79% 30.63% 27.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 778 922 724
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £271 £235 £213
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £475 £474 £450
% change year-on-year +0.32% +5.22% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 76 70
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.50 £17.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.04% -11.25% +42.86%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.25 £11.32
90th Percentile £48.85 £36.88 £50.15
England median hourly rate £20.92 £21.90 £19.58
% change year-on-year -4.46% +11.85% -6.76%

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 23 May 2019.

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 23 May 2019. 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 +17 12 £425 +1.19%
Warwickshire +11 7 £413 -28.26% 1
Coventry -6 2 £425 +0.06%
Solihull - 2 £183 -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Data Structures
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, 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 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (53.85%) Migration
3 13 (50.00%) Data Modelling
4 10 (38.46%) SQL
5 9 (34.62%) Information Security
5 9 (34.62%) SaaS
5 9 (34.62%) PaaS
5 9 (34.62%) IaaS
5 9 (34.62%) Microservices
5 9 (34.62%) Data Centre
5 9 (34.62%) SDLC
6 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Excel
7 7 (26.92%) VoIP
8 6 (23.08%) VBA
8 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (23.08%) Asset Management
8 6 (23.08%) User Experience
8 6 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (19.23%) EAM
10 4 (15.38%) ETL
10 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (11.54%) Finance
11 3 (11.54%) Data Migration
11 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (11.54%) Oracle
11 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
12 2 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
12 2 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (7.69%) SQL Server

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 2 (7.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) ResourceLink
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 9 (34.62%) IaaS
1 9 (34.62%) PaaS
1 9 (34.62%) SaaS
2 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.85%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
1 2 (7.69%) Azure SQL Database
1 2 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.85%) DataStage
2 1 (3.85%) IBM InfoSphere
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Marketing
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Military
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Architect
2 8 (30.77%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (23.08%) Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Consultant
4 5 (19.23%) Data Architect
5 3 (11.54%) Business Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Data Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) Azure Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Integration Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Resource Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) Salesforce Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Leader
7 1 (3.85%) Cloud Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Data Business Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse Business Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.85%) SaaS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Data Centre
2 6 (23.08%) User Experience
3 2 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (53.85%) Migration
3 13 (50.00%) Data Modelling
4 9 (34.62%) Information Security
4 9 (34.62%) Microservices
4 9 (34.62%) SDLC
5 6 (23.08%) Asset Management
5 6 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (19.23%) EAM
7 4 (15.38%) ETL
7 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (11.54%) Data Migration
9 2 (7.69%) DevOps
9 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
9 2 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
10 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (3.85%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) SQL
2 6 (23.08%) VBA
3 2 (7.69%) Java
4 1 (3.85%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.85%) QA
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) NGA Human Resources
2 2 (7.69%) Northgate
2 2 (7.69%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
2 2 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (7.69%) Tableau
3 1 (3.85%) Cognos
3 1 (3.85%) SAP
3 1 (3.85%) ServiceNow