Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 12 24
Rank change year-on-year -2 +12 -9
Contract jobs citing Migration 463 406 402
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 9.06% 8.44% 6.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.54% 10.05% 7.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 251 275
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £296 £235 £282
90th Percentile £563 £544 £525
England median daily rate £450 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 3 6
West Midlands median hourly rate £12.39 £17.25 £36.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.16% -53.06% +197.57%
10th Percentile £11.08 £13.66 £11.72
90th Percentile £28.38 £42.48 £39.38
England median hourly rate £15.86 £17.50 £18.38
% change year-on-year -9.37% -4.76% +20.49%

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 4,394 4,041 5,276
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 85.99% 83.98% 84.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,687 2,587 3,143
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £239 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 141 153
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £25.00 £17.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.60% +46.03% -14.40%
10th Percentile £11.06 £11.75 £10.61
90th Percentile £39.75 £48.75 £39.90
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £22.85
% change year-on-year -6.38% +2.87% +3.84%

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 17 November 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 -2 129 £425 +6.25% 32
Coventry +17 117 £425 - 5
Warwickshire +8 49 £450 +38.46% 9
Shropshire -59 35 £475 +16.85% 6
Solihull +7 30 £375 -6.25% 5
Staffordshire +3 21 £381 +46.63% 5
Wolverhampton +2 12 £475 +35.71% 1
Herefordshire -7 8 £388 +34.78% 3
Worcestershire -4 6 - - 7
Sutton Coldfield +4 3 £338 +0.30%
Walsall - 2 £525 - 2
Migration
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 108 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 105 (22.68%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (20.95%) Data Migration
4 86 (18.57%) SQL
5 73 (15.77%) Windows
6 69 (14.90%) Microsoft Azure
6 69 (14.90%) Office 365
7 67 (14.47%) Amazon AWS
8 61 (13.17%) Data Centre
9 55 (11.88%) Finance
10 54 (11.66%) Oracle
10 54 (11.66%) SQL Server
11 50 (10.80%) Security Cleared
12 49 (10.58%) Active Directory
13 41 (8.86%) Java
14 40 (8.64%) Project Management
15 39 (8.42%) CRM
15 39 (8.42%) SC Cleared
16 37 (7.99%) Change Management
17 36 (7.78%) JavaScript
18 33 (7.13%) .NET
18 33 (7.13%) Stakeholder Management
19 31 (6.70%) Business Intelligence
19 31 (6.70%) Google
19 31 (6.70%) Marketing
19 31 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
20 30 (6.48%) Retail
20 30 (6.48%) Microsoft Office
20 30 (6.48%) ITIL
21 29 (6.26%) ETL

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 21 (4.54%) SharePoint
2 19 (4.10%) Confluence
2 19 (4.10%) MS Exchange
3 14 (3.02%) WebSphere
4 7 (1.51%) Skype for Business
4 7 (1.51%) WordPress
5 6 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.65%) CMS
6 3 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.65%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.43%) Apache
7 2 (0.43%) IIS
7 2 (0.43%) SAS
7 2 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.22%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (0.22%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.22%) Drupal
8 1 (0.22%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.22%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 30 (6.48%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (2.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.86%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.86%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.43%) Windchill
6 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 24 (5.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.86%) SAP MDG
3 3 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.65%) SAP BPC
4 2 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.43%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.22%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.22%) Movex
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (0.22%) Retail-J
5 1 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.22%) SAP Business ByDesign
5 1 (0.22%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.22%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 69 (14.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 69 (14.90%) Office 365
2 67 (14.47%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (6.26%) Dynamics 365
4 19 (4.10%) G Suite
5 15 (3.24%) Google Cloud Platform
6 13 (2.81%) OneDrive
7 11 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (1.73%) Azure Active Directory
8 8 (1.73%) IaaS
8 8 (1.73%) PaaS
9 7 (1.51%) Force.com
9 7 (1.51%) Google Tag Manager
9 7 (1.51%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 7 (1.51%) SuccessFactors
9 7 (1.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 6 (1.30%) SaaS
11 4 (0.86%) Amazon ELB
11 4 (0.86%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.86%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.81%) WAN
2 8 (1.73%) Firewall
2 8 (1.73%) Skype
3 4 (0.86%) Cisco ISE
3 4 (0.86%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (0.86%) DHCP
3 4 (0.86%) DNS
4 3 (0.65%) NetScaler
4 3 (0.65%) SAN
4 3 (0.65%) VoIP
5 2 (0.43%) DSL
5 2 (0.43%) IP Telephony
5 2 (0.43%) iSCSI
5 2 (0.43%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.43%) NAS
5 2 (0.43%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.22%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.22%) LAN
6 1 (0.22%) SSL
6 1 (0.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (11.66%) SQL Server
2 27 (5.83%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (5.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (4.97%) PostgreSQL
5 19 (4.10%) Relational Database
6 18 (3.89%) Oracle Database
6 18 (3.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (2.16%) MySQL
7 10 (2.16%) Oracle Database 11g
8 9 (1.94%) NoSQL
9 8 (1.73%) Oracle Database 12c
9 8 (1.73%) Power BI
10 7 (1.51%) Azure SQL Database
11 5 (1.08%) Big Data
12 4 (0.86%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (0.65%) OLAP
13 3 (0.65%) Oracle OLAP
13 3 (0.65%) Pentaho
13 3 (0.65%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 27 (5.83%) Git (software)
2 24 (5.18%) JIRA
3 22 (4.75%) Jenkins
4 18 (3.89%) Selenium
5 16 (3.46%) Subversion
6 13 (2.81%) Visual Studio Team System
7 11 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (2.16%) Cucumber
9 8 (1.73%) WebDriver
10 7 (1.51%) GitLab
10 7 (1.51%) JMeter
10 7 (1.51%) Octopus Deploy
10 7 (1.51%) SoapUI
11 5 (1.08%) HP UFT
11 5 (1.08%) NDepend
11 5 (1.08%) SonarQube
11 5 (1.08%) TeamCity
12 4 (0.86%) Maven
13 3 (0.65%) JUnit
14 2 (0.43%) Ant
General
1 55 (11.88%) Finance
2 31 (6.70%) Marketing
3 30 (6.48%) Retail
4 10 (2.16%) Back Office
5 8 (1.73%) Local Government
6 4 (0.86%) Law
6 4 (0.86%) Manufacturing
6 4 (0.86%) Military
6 4 (0.86%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.65%) Automotive
7 3 (0.65%) Electronics
7 3 (0.65%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.65%) Legal
7 3 (0.65%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.43%) Billing
8 2 (0.43%) Games
9 1 (0.22%) Banking
9 1 (0.22%) French Language
9 1 (0.22%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 75 (16.20%) Developer
2 72 (15.55%) Architect
3 55 (11.88%) Analyst
4 51 (11.02%) Project Manager
5 44 (9.50%) Consultant
6 30 (6.48%) Business Analyst
7 24 (5.18%) Technical Architect
8 22 (4.75%) Migration Engineer
9 21 (4.54%) Java Developer
10 17 (3.67%) Data Architect
10 17 (3.67%) Solutions Architect
11 15 (3.24%) AWS Engineer
11 15 (3.24%) Migration Manager
12 14 (3.02%) Migration Project Manager
13 12 (2.59%) Deployment Engineer
14 11 (2.38%) Cloud Architect
14 11 (2.38%) CRM Developer
14 11 (2.38%) DevOps Engineer
14 11 (2.38%) SQL Developer
15 10 (2.16%) Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (7.13%) .NET
2 27 (5.83%) Spring
3 24 (5.18%) CSS
4 23 (4.97%) ASP.NET
5 21 (4.54%) HTML
6 18 (3.89%) Apache Camel
7 16 (3.46%) Web Services
8 15 (3.24%) ASP.NET Web API
8 15 (3.24%) Hibernate
8 15 (3.24%) RabbitMQ
8 15 (3.24%) Spring Boot
9 14 (3.02%) WCF
10 8 (1.73%) RESTful
11 7 (1.51%) Oracle Fusion
11 7 (1.51%) REST
11 7 (1.51%) SOAP
11 7 (1.51%) Visualforce
12 6 (1.30%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (1.08%) AngularJS
13 5 (1.08%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 61 (13.17%) Data Centre
2 31 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (2.81%) Hybrid Cloud
4 11 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (1.51%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.30%) NHS
7 5 (1.08%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.08%) Public Cloud
7 5 (1.08%) Virtual Team
8 4 (0.86%) DataPower
8 4 (0.86%) Security Operations Centre
9 3 (0.65%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.65%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.65%) FMCG
9 3 (0.65%) Taxonomies
10 2 (0.43%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.43%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.43%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.43%) PKI
10 2 (0.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 73 (15.77%) Windows
2 28 (6.05%) Linux
3 27 (5.83%) Windows Server
4 26 (5.62%) Windows 10
5 16 (3.46%) Windows 7
6 15 (3.24%) Windows XP
7 12 (2.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (2.16%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (1.51%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (1.30%) Solaris
11 5 (1.08%) Unix
12 4 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.43%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.22%) AIX
14 1 (0.22%) Android
14 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.22%) CentOS
14 1 (0.22%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (22.68%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (20.95%) Data Migration
3 40 (8.64%) Project Management
4 39 (8.42%) CRM
5 37 (7.99%) Change Management
6 33 (7.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 31 (6.70%) Business Intelligence
8 30 (6.48%) ITIL
9 29 (6.26%) ETL
9 29 (6.26%) Microservices
9 29 (6.26%) Scrum
10 28 (6.05%) DevOps
11 27 (5.83%) TDD
12 25 (5.40%) Creative Thinking
13 24 (5.18%) Test Automation
14 23 (4.97%) BDD
15 22 (4.75%) Problem-Solving
15 22 (4.75%) Workflow
16 20 (4.32%) Waterfall
17 18 (3.89%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 86 (18.57%) SQL
2 41 (8.86%) Java
3 36 (7.78%) JavaScript
4 27 (5.83%) C#
5 20 (4.32%) PL/SQL
6 17 (3.67%) Java 8
7 8 (1.73%) PowerShell
8 7 (1.51%) Apex Code
8 7 (1.51%) SOQL
8 7 (1.51%) SOSL
9 6 (1.30%) ANSI SQL
9 6 (1.30%) PHP
10 5 (1.08%) Python
10 5 (1.08%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.43%) C
11 2 (0.43%) Ruby
11 2 (0.43%) SAS Macro
11 2 (0.43%) Scala
11 2 (0.43%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 50 (10.80%) Security Cleared
2 39 (8.42%) SC Cleared
3 14 (3.02%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (2.38%) CCNA
4 11 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (1.94%) MCSE
6 7 (1.51%) CCNP
7 6 (1.30%) Degree
7 6 (1.30%) DV Cleared
7 6 (1.30%) MCITP
8 5 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.86%) APMP
10 3 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.65%) CISSP
10 3 (0.65%) MCP
11 2 (0.43%) CISMP
11 2 (0.43%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.43%) HNC
11 2 (0.43%) HND
12 1 (0.22%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.10%) Data Quality
2 11 (2.38%) QA
3 10 (2.16%) PMO
4 7 (1.51%) GDPR
5 4 (0.86%) SLA
6 3 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.43%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.43%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.43%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.22%) FISMA
8 1 (0.22%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.22%) IFRS
8 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 49 (10.58%) Active Directory
2 14 (3.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.73%) Docker
4 7 (1.51%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (1.51%) XenApp
5 6 (1.30%) XenDesktop
6 5 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.86%) Terminal Server
8 3 (0.65%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.43%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.22%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.22%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.22%) vCloud
10 1 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 10 (2.16%) SCCM
1 10 (2.16%) SCOM
2 8 (1.73%) Terraform
3 7 (1.51%) Ansible
3 7 (1.51%) Microsoft Intune
3 7 (1.51%) Puppet
4 5 (1.08%) QRadar
5 4 (0.86%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (0.86%) Single Sign-On
5 4 (0.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (0.65%) Data Guard
6 3 (0.65%) Oracle EDQ
6 3 (0.65%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (0.65%) WSUS
7 2 (0.43%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.43%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.43%) Packer
7 2 (0.43%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.22%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 108 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 54 (11.66%) Oracle
3 31 (6.70%) Google
4 29 (6.26%) VMware
5 26 (5.62%) Cisco
5 26 (5.62%) SAP
6 19 (4.10%) IBM
7 16 (3.46%) PlateSpin
7 16 (3.46%) Salesforce.com
8 11 (2.38%) Citrix
8 11 (2.38%) Postini
9 9 (1.94%) Meraki
10 6 (1.30%) Atlassian
10 6 (1.30%) BT
10 6 (1.30%) Symantec
11 5 (1.08%) CheckPoint
12 4 (0.86%) EMC
12 4 (0.86%) F5
12 4 (0.86%) ServiceNow
13 3 (0.65%) HP