The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Risk Assessment skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Risk Assessment over the 3 months to 23 April 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.

Risk Assessment
England / West Midlands
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 126 121
Rank change year-on-year +13 -5  
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 3 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.42% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.51% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
Median daily rate £438 £425 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +26.86%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £458 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +1.66% +9.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £67.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year -25.92% +95.65%  

Risk Assessment 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 1786 2349 2066
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 79.77% 82.10% 76.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1125 1321 1218
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 48 113
Median hourly rate £21.00 £18.39 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.20% -36.59%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.75 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £42.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +20.96%  

Risk Assessment
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Risk Assessment in the West Midlands

Risk Assessment
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Risk Assessment in the West Midlands

Risk Assessment
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Risk Assessment in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Risk Assessment in the West Midlands

Risk Assessment
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 Risk Assessment in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Risk Assessment in the West Midlands

Risk Assessment
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 Risk Assessment within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
Warwickshire - 2 £438 - 1
Birmingham +7 1 £288 -36.11%
Risk Assessment
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Risk Assessment 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 Risk Assessment.

1 3 (42.86%) ISEB
1 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
1 3 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (42.86%) Information Security
2 2 (28.57%) Defect Management
2 2 (28.57%) QA Automation
2 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
2 2 (28.57%) YouTrack
2 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 2 (28.57%) Logistics
2 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 2 (28.57%) JIRA
2 2 (28.57%) QA
2 2 (28.57%) Selenium
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (28.57%) Remedy
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) AIX
3 1 (14.29%) Solaris
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft

Risk Assessment
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 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
1 2 (28.57%) Selenium
1 2 (28.57%) YouTrack
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Risk Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Automation Test Lead
2 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) IT Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) IT Risk Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) IT Security Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Security Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Security Risk Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Software Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) AIX
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Solaris
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (42.86%) Information Security
1 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
2 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Defect Management
2 2 (28.57%) Logistics
2 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 2 (28.57%) QA Automation
2 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (14.29%) People Management
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
3 1 (14.29%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISEB
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Remedy
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
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