The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Kimball Methodology skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Kimball Methodology over the 3 months to 25 June 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.

The Kimball Lifecycle
England / West Midlands
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 125 118
Rank change year-on-year +12 -7  
Contract jobs citing Kimball Methodology 3 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.15% 0.50% 0.084%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.61% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 2
Median daily rate £363 £475 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.68% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £363 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £500 £371
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £395 £368
% change year-on-year +7.59% +7.48%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £49.00 £43.88
% change year-on-year - +11.68%  

Kimball Methodology is in the process and methodology 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 process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1676 2464 1832
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 83.51% 82.60% 77.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 993 1476 1142
Median daily rate £404 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.93% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 54 76
Median hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £25.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -7.08%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.15 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Kimball Methodology
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Kimball Methodology as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Kimball Methodology in the West Midlands

Kimball Methodology
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Kimball Methodology in the West Midlands

Kimball Methodology
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 Kimball Methodology within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 June 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 +10 1 £340 -28.42%
Shropshire - 1 £363 -
Kimball Methodology
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Kimball Methodology 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 Kimball Methodology.

1 10 (100.00%) ETL
2 9 (90.00%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (70.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (70.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (70.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (60.00%) SQL
5 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
8 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
8 3 (30.00%) Oracle
8 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
9 2 (20.00%) OLAP
9 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
9 2 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (20.00%) Informatica
9 2 (20.00%) Data Mapping
9 2 (20.00%) Data Quality
9 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
9 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (20.00%) QlikView
9 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (10.00%) Data Flow Diagram

Kimball Methodology
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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (70.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 7 (70.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (70.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
7 2 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (20.00%) OLAP
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (20.00%) QlikView
8 1 (10.00%) BigQuery
8 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (10.00%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (10.00%) Power BI
8 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Automotive
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL Developer
4 2 (20.00%) QlikView Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (20.00%) SQL BI Developer
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server BI Developer
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Developer
4 2 (20.00%) SSAS Developer
4 2 (20.00%) SSIS Developer
4 2 (20.00%) SSRS Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft BI Developer
5 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL Programmer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior QlikView Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior SQL Developer
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) MDX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) ETL
2 8 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (20.00%) Data Mapping
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (10.00%) BDD
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (10.00%) Data Extraction
6 1 (10.00%) Data Flow Diagram
6 1 (10.00%) Demand Forecasting
6 1 (10.00%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (10.00%) Inmon Methodology
6 1 (10.00%) Migration
6 1 (10.00%) Physical Data Model
6 1 (10.00%) SDLC
6 1 (10.00%) TDD
6 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (10.00%) GCP
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) Informatica
4 1 (10.00%) Google
4 1 (10.00%) Tableau