Period
to 18 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Migration skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Migration over the 6 months to 18 August 2018 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.

Migration
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 12 24
Rank change year-on-year -1 +12 -8
Contract jobs citing Migration 435 373 411
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 8.52% 8.55% 6.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.20% 10.25% 8.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 221 241
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £269
90th Percentile £560 £538 £500
England median daily rate £450 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 9
West Midlands median hourly rate £11.79 £15.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.97% - -1.59%
10th Percentile £10.96 £12.79 £11.72
90th Percentile £37.38 £24.31 £39.00
England median hourly rate £15.86 £15.25 £18.75
% change year-on-year +4.00% -18.67% +4.17%

Migration is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,264 3,638 5,077
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 83.54% 83.42% 83.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,554 2,299 2,960
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £265 £250 £234
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 125 126
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £21.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.19% +23.53% -24.44%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.00 £10.73
90th Percentile £35.00 £52.10 £39.25
England median hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -10.42% +2.13% +9.05%

Migration
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Migration as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Migration in the West Midlands

Migration
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Migration in the West Midlands

Migration
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Migration in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Migration in the West Midlands

Migration
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 Migration in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Migration in the West Midlands

Migration
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Migration in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Migration in the West Midlands

Migration
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 Migration within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 August 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 -3 152 £425 +6.25% 23
Coventry +11 95 £450 -2.70% 12
Solihull +14 37 £325 -13.33% 2
Warwickshire -9 37 £425 +3.66% 8
Shropshire -46 22 £288 -31.34% 1
Staffordshire -5 17 £413 +56.25% 3
Wolverhampton 0 14 £475 +35.71%
Herefordshire -4 9 £350 +16.67% 1
Worcestershire -8 7 £419 +19.64% 2
Sutton Coldfield +2 3 £338 -15.63%
Walsall - 2 £525 - 2
Migration
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Migration 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 Migration.

1 109 (25.06%) Microsoft
1 109 (25.06%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (23.45%) Data Migration
3 101 (23.22%) SQL
4 82 (18.85%) Office 365
5 65 (14.94%) Oracle
5 65 (14.94%) Windows
6 59 (13.56%) SQL Server
6 59 (13.56%) Finance
6 59 (13.56%) Microsoft Azure
7 51 (11.72%) Active Directory
7 51 (11.72%) Security Cleared
8 46 (10.57%) Project Management
9 45 (10.34%) Java
9 45 (10.34%) SC Cleared
10 42 (9.66%) JavaScript
10 42 (9.66%) Google
10 42 (9.66%) Data Centre
11 39 (8.97%) Microsoft Office
12 38 (8.74%) PostgreSQL
12 38 (8.74%) TDD
13 37 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
14 34 (7.82%) SAP
14 34 (7.82%) CSS
15 33 (7.59%) Spring
16 32 (7.36%) ETL
17 31 (7.13%) SharePoint
17 31 (7.13%) C#
17 31 (7.13%) HTML
17 31 (7.13%) Amazon AWS

Migration
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 31 (7.13%) SharePoint
2 27 (6.21%) MS Exchange
3 25 (5.75%) WebSphere
4 17 (3.91%) Confluence
5 9 (2.07%) Skype for Business
6 5 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.15%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.15%) WordPress
7 4 (0.92%) Apache
7 4 (0.92%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.69%) IIS
8 3 (0.69%) NetWeaver
9 2 (0.46%) CMS
9 2 (0.46%) Documentum
9 2 (0.46%) JBoss
9 2 (0.46%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.46%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.23%) nginx
Applications
1 39 (8.97%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (2.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.61%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.38%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.92%) SPSS
6 2 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (3.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.61%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (1.38%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.69%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 3 (0.69%) SAP CRM
4 3 (0.69%) SAP MDG
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.23%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.23%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.23%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.23%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.23%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.23%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.23%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 82 (18.85%) Office 365
2 59 (13.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (7.13%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (4.83%) G Suite
5 20 (4.60%) Dynamics 365
5 20 (4.60%) OneDrive
6 16 (3.68%) Google Cloud Platform
6 16 (3.68%) PaaS
7 14 (3.22%) IaaS
7 14 (3.22%) SaaS
8 9 (2.07%) Yammer
9 7 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (1.61%) Amazon ELB
9 7 (1.61%) Amazon S3
9 7 (1.61%) Route 53
10 5 (1.15%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (1.15%) Google Tag Manager
10 5 (1.15%) SuccessFactors
11 3 (0.69%) Google Drive
12 2 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.45%) WAN
2 14 (3.22%) Skype
3 7 (1.61%) LAN
4 5 (1.15%) Firewall
4 5 (1.15%) SMS
5 4 (0.92%) Cisco ISE
5 4 (0.92%) VoIP
6 3 (0.69%) DNS
6 3 (0.69%) HTTP
6 3 (0.69%) Unified Communications
6 3 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.46%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.46%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (0.46%) NetScaler
7 2 (0.46%) SAN
7 2 (0.46%) Wireless
8 1 (0.23%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.23%) DKIM
8 1 (0.23%) DMARC
8 1 (0.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (13.56%) SQL Server
2 38 (8.74%) PostgreSQL
3 29 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 29 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 22 (5.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (4.14%) Oracle Database
5 18 (4.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (3.22%) Oracle Database 11g
7 12 (2.76%) MySQL
8 10 (2.30%) Oracle Database 12c
9 7 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
9 7 (1.61%) Azure SQL Database
9 7 (1.61%) Power BI
10 6 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (0.92%) Big Data
12 4 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (0.69%) Oracle BI EE
13 3 (0.69%) Oracle OLAP
13 3 (0.69%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 30 (6.90%) Git (software)
2 25 (5.75%) Subversion
3 24 (5.52%) Jenkins
4 23 (5.29%) JIRA
5 18 (4.14%) Selenium
6 15 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (2.99%) Visual Studio Team System
8 12 (2.76%) WebDriver
9 11 (2.53%) Cucumber
10 7 (1.61%) JMeter
10 7 (1.61%) SoapUI
11 5 (1.15%) Oracle APEX
12 4 (0.92%) JUnit
12 4 (0.92%) Visual Studio
13 1 (0.23%) Eclipse
13 1 (0.23%) GitLab
13 1 (0.23%) HP UFT
13 1 (0.23%) MSTest
13 1 (0.23%) NDepend
13 1 (0.23%) TeamCity
General
1 59 (13.56%) Finance
2 28 (6.44%) Retail
3 18 (4.14%) Marketing
4 9 (2.07%) Back Office
4 9 (2.07%) Manufacturing
5 8 (1.84%) Local Government
6 7 (1.61%) Banking
7 6 (1.38%) Automotive
7 6 (1.38%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.15%) Law
8 5 (1.15%) Legal
9 3 (0.69%) Electronics
9 3 (0.69%) Games
9 3 (0.69%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.46%) French Language
10 2 (0.46%) Military
11 1 (0.23%) Billing
11 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.23%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 80 (18.39%) Developer
2 58 (13.33%) Analyst
3 48 (11.03%) Architect
4 44 (10.11%) Project Manager
5 39 (8.97%) Consultant
6 29 (6.67%) Java Developer
7 27 (6.21%) Business Analyst
8 20 (4.60%) Solutions Architect
9 14 (3.22%) Test Analyst
10 13 (2.99%) DevOps Engineer
11 12 (2.76%) AWS DevOps
11 12 (2.76%) Desktop Support
11 12 (2.76%) PL/SQL Developer
11 12 (2.76%) SQL Developer
12 11 (2.53%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 11 (2.53%) AWS Engineer
12 11 (2.53%) Migration Manager
12 11 (2.53%) Migration Project Manager
12 11 (2.53%) Office 365 Engineer
12 11 (2.53%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (7.82%) CSS
2 33 (7.59%) Spring
3 31 (7.13%) HTML
4 28 (6.44%) .NET
5 27 (6.21%) Apache Camel
5 27 (6.21%) Hibernate
5 27 (6.21%) RabbitMQ
6 23 (5.29%) Spring Boot
7 18 (4.14%) ASP.NET
8 15 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
8 15 (3.45%) WCF
9 10 (2.30%) RESTful
10 9 (2.07%) Oracle Fusion
10 9 (2.07%) Web Services
11 5 (1.15%) AngularJS
11 5 (1.15%) EDI
12 4 (0.92%) JSON
12 4 (0.92%) Middleware
12 4 (0.92%) SAP Basis
12 4 (0.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 42 (9.66%) Data Centre
2 37 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (2.07%) Management Information System
4 7 (1.61%) NHS
5 6 (1.38%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (1.38%) Virtual Team
6 5 (1.15%) Public Cloud
7 4 (0.92%) Credit Risk
7 4 (0.92%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (0.69%) Clustering
8 3 (0.69%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.69%) FMCG
8 3 (0.69%) Private Cloud
8 3 (0.69%) Taxonomies
9 2 (0.46%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.46%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.46%) Learning Management System
9 2 (0.46%) PKI
9 2 (0.46%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.46%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 65 (14.94%) Windows
2 29 (6.67%) Windows 10
3 23 (5.29%) Linux
4 18 (4.14%) Windows 7
5 17 (3.91%) Windows Server
6 15 (3.45%) Windows XP
7 14 (3.22%) Unix
8 13 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.69%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.69%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.46%) Android
12 2 (0.46%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.23%) AIX
13 1 (0.23%) CentOS
13 1 (0.23%) Solaris
13 1 (0.23%) SUSE
13 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (25.06%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (23.45%) Data Migration
3 46 (10.57%) Project Management
4 38 (8.74%) TDD
5 32 (7.36%) ETL
6 31 (7.13%) BDD
7 29 (6.67%) CRM
7 29 (6.67%) Microservices
8 28 (6.44%) Scrum
9 26 (5.98%) Business Intelligence
9 26 (5.98%) Test Automation
10 25 (5.75%) Creative Thinking
11 24 (5.52%) Waterfall
12 23 (5.29%) Stakeholder Management
13 22 (5.06%) DevOps
13 22 (5.06%) ITIL
13 22 (5.06%) Workflow
14 21 (4.83%) Business Analysis
15 20 (4.60%) Data Analysis
15 20 (4.60%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 101 (23.22%) SQL
2 45 (10.34%) Java
3 42 (9.66%) JavaScript
4 31 (7.13%) C#
5 30 (6.90%) PL/SQL
6 26 (5.98%) Java 8
7 13 (2.99%) PowerShell
8 12 (2.76%) ANSI SQL
9 8 (1.84%) Python
10 6 (1.38%) T-SQL
11 5 (1.15%) Bash Shell
12 4 (0.92%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.69%) PHP
14 2 (0.46%) Apex Code
14 2 (0.46%) C++
14 2 (0.46%) Perl
14 2 (0.46%) SOQL
14 2 (0.46%) SOSL
15 1 (0.23%) Google Apps Script
15 1 (0.23%) R
Qualifications
1 51 (11.72%) Security Cleared
2 45 (10.34%) SC Cleared
3 14 (3.22%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (2.30%) CCNA
5 8 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (1.61%) CCNP
6 7 (1.61%) MCSE
7 4 (0.92%) AWS Certification
7 4 (0.92%) Degree
7 4 (0.92%) MCITP
7 4 (0.92%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.92%) PMP
8 3 (0.69%) DBS Check
8 3 (0.69%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.46%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.46%) CISMP
9 2 (0.46%) CISSP
9 2 (0.46%) HNC
9 2 (0.46%) HND
9 2 (0.46%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.29%) Data Quality
2 13 (2.99%) PMO
3 8 (1.84%) GDPR
4 7 (1.61%) QA
5 5 (1.15%) SLA
6 2 (0.46%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.46%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.46%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.46%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.23%) GCP
7 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 51 (11.72%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.84%) Docker
3 8 (1.84%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (1.15%) XenApp
5 4 (0.92%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (0.92%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (0.69%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.69%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.46%) DFS Replication
7 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.46%) vSphere
8 1 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.23%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.23%) vCloud
8 1 (0.23%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (4.60%) Microsoft Intune
2 14 (3.22%) Terraform
3 13 (2.99%) Puppet
3 13 (2.99%) SCCM
4 6 (1.38%) Ansible
4 6 (1.38%) WSUS
5 5 (1.15%) Kubernetes
6 4 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.92%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (0.69%) Data Guard
7 3 (0.69%) Oracle EDQ
7 3 (0.69%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.46%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.46%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.46%) Packer
8 2 (0.46%) XenMobile
9 1 (0.23%) EdgeSight
9 1 (0.23%) HP ALM
9 1 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.23%) Kibana
Vendors
1 109 (25.06%) Microsoft
2 65 (14.94%) Oracle
3 42 (9.66%) Google
4 34 (7.82%) SAP
5 27 (6.21%) IBM
6 20 (4.60%) Cisco
7 18 (4.14%) VMware
8 14 (3.22%) Postini
9 9 (2.07%) Meraki
10 8 (1.84%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (1.61%) Citrix
12 6 (1.38%) Apple
13 4 (0.92%) CheckPoint
13 4 (0.92%) Remedy
14 3 (0.69%) Cognos
14 3 (0.69%) F5
14 3 (0.69%) Tableau
15 2 (0.46%) AppDynamics
15 2 (0.46%) Dynatrace
15 2 (0.46%) Red Hat