Period
to 9 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Trend Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Trend Analysis over the 6 months to 9 December 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.

Trend Analysis
England > West Midlands
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 187 179 202
Rank change year-on-year -8 +23 -29
Contract jobs citing Trend Analysis 18 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.35% 0.12% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.15% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 3
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £463 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.92% -15.91% +227.38%
10th Percentile £331 £390 £430
90th Percentile £388 £555 £575
England median daily rate £350 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.38 £29.00
% change year-on-year +3.60% -40.09% +81.25%

Trend Analysis 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 4,465 4,079 5,072
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 86.58% 83.81% 84.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,750 2,620 3,041
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £270 £240 £250
90th Percentile £575 £549 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 142 151
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.86 £25.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.56% +38.89% -10.00%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.29 £10.61
90th Percentile £43.75 £48.75 £40.30
England median hourly rate £22.00 £24.69 £22.67
% change year-on-year -10.88% +8.90% +3.03%

Trend Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Trend Analysis in the West Midlands

Trend Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Trend Analysis in the West Midlands

Trend Analysis
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 Trend Analysis in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Trend Analysis in the West Midlands

Trend Analysis
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 Trend Analysis within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 9 December 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
Shropshire - 14 £375 - 1
Warwickshire - 2 - -
Birmingham +3 1 £350 -
Coventry -10 1 £335 -10.67%
Trend Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Trend Analysis 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 Trend Analysis.

1 16 (88.89%) ITIL
1 16 (88.89%) Problem-Solving
2 14 (77.78%) GitLab
2 14 (77.78%) JIRA
2 14 (77.78%) Data Analytics
2 14 (77.78%) Analytics
2 14 (77.78%) Unix
2 14 (77.78%) Documentum
2 14 (77.78%) Java
2 14 (77.78%) Oracle
2 14 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 14 (77.78%) Middleware
2 14 (77.78%) Management Information System
2 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (77.78%) Kanban
2 14 (77.78%) SC Cleared
2 14 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 14 (77.78%) Pega
2 14 (77.78%) ZABBIX
2 14 (77.78%) Open Source
2 14 (77.78%) Puppet
3 3 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 3 (16.67%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (16.67%) SQL
3 3 (16.67%) Linux
3 3 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) ITSM
4 2 (11.11%) Information Security
4 2 (11.11%) Service Management
4 2 (11.11%) Proactive Management

Trend Analysis
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 14 (77.78%) Documentum
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) LAN
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
1 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (77.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (77.78%) GitLab
1 14 (77.78%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Systems Engineer
2 9 (50.00%) Monitoring Engineer
2 9 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 9 (50.00%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
2 9 (50.00%) Systems Support
2 9 (50.00%) Systems Support Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Unix Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Unix Systems Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Incident Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Problem Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Major Incident Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (77.78%) Middleware
2 3 (16.67%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 14 (77.78%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Unix
2 3 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) ITIL
1 16 (88.89%) Problem-Solving
2 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (77.78%) Analytics
2 14 (77.78%) Data Analytics
2 14 (77.78%) Kanban
2 14 (77.78%) Open Source
3 3 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 3 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Information Security
4 2 (11.11%) ITSM
4 2 (11.11%) Proactive Management
4 2 (11.11%) Service Management
5 1 (5.56%) Decision-Making
5 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) Java
2 3 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (77.78%) SC Cleared
1 14 (77.78%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 14 (77.78%) Puppet
1 14 (77.78%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Oracle
1 14 (77.78%) Pega
2 1 (5.56%) Remedy