The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Visualisation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Visualisation over the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Visualisation
England / West Midlands
Rank 96 117 101
Rank change year-on-year +21 -16  
Contract jobs citing Visualisation 22 8 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.95% 0.30% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 0.36% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 15
Median daily rate £350 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £270 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £575 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £430 £450
% change year-on-year -4.06% -4.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £31.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.48 £44.96 £25.50
% change year-on-year -5.51% +76.29%  

Visualisation 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 1846 2211 1879
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 80.09% 82.41% 75.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1186 1223 1062
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 43 110
Median hourly rate £24.50 £18.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.11% -40.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.73 £13.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.25 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Visualisation
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Visualisation in the West Midlands

Visualisation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Visualisation in the West Midlands

Visualisation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Visualisation in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Visualisation in the West Midlands

Visualisation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Visualisation in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Visualisation in the West Midlands

Visualisation
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 Visualisation within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 March 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 +1 6 £413 +50.00% 1
West Bromwich - 5 £340 -
Warwickshire -1 4 £425 -28.08%
Coventry +2 3 £450 -10.00% 1
Visualisation
England

Visualisation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Visualisation 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 Visualisation.

1 21 (32.81%) JavaScript
2 19 (29.69%) Data Visualisation
3 17 (26.56%) SQL
3 17 (26.56%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 16 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (23.44%) Web Development
5 15 (23.44%) HTML
6 14 (21.88%) Analytics
7 13 (20.31%) Marketing
8 12 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (17.19%) Microsoft
9 11 (17.19%) CSS
9 11 (17.19%) Finance
9 11 (17.19%) Degree
9 11 (17.19%) jQuery
9 11 (17.19%) Tableau
9 11 (17.19%) REST
10 10 (15.63%) Responsive Web Design
10 10 (15.63%) Git (software)
10 10 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (15.63%) Web Design
10 10 (15.63%) Data Analysis
10 10 (15.63%) Unix
10 10 (15.63%) Linux
10 10 (15.63%) HTTP
10 10 (15.63%) Mac OS X
10 10 (15.63%) Configuration Management
11 9 (14.06%) Data Modelling
11 9 (14.06%) Java

Visualisation
Top Related 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 1 (1.56%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.38%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (6.25%) MS Visio
3 4 (6.25%) Photoshop
4 3 (4.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (4.69%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.56%) 3ds Max
5 1 (1.56%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (1.56%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (1.56%) Maya
5 1 (1.56%) MS Office
5 1 (1.56%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.69%) GitHub
1 3 (4.69%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.63%) HTTP
2 1 (1.56%) BGP
2 1 (1.56%) BIG-IP
2 1 (1.56%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (1.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (1.56%) Firewall
2 1 (1.56%) LDAP
2 1 (1.56%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 8 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 6 (9.38%) QlikView
4 5 (7.81%) Hazelcast
4 5 (7.81%) Power BI
4 5 (7.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (6.25%) MongoDB
6 3 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (4.69%) NoSQL
6 3 (4.69%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (3.13%) Big Data
7 2 (3.13%) Qlik Sense
7 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.56%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (1.56%) PowerPivot
8 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (15.63%) Git (software)
2 7 (10.94%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.69%) Capybara
3 3 (4.69%) Cucumber
3 3 (4.69%) git-flow
3 3 (4.69%) JUnit
3 3 (4.69%) RSpec
3 3 (4.69%) Subversion
General
1 13 (20.31%) Marketing
2 11 (17.19%) Finance
3 8 (12.50%) Automotive
4 3 (4.69%) Retail
5 1 (1.56%) Games
5 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (42.19%) Developer
2 9 (14.06%) Analyst
2 9 (14.06%) Senior Developer
3 6 (9.38%) Architect
3 6 (9.38%) PHP Developer
3 6 (9.38%) Salesforce Developer
4 5 (7.81%) Java Developer
4 5 (7.81%) Senior Salesforce Developer
5 4 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 4 (6.25%) Technical Architect
6 3 (4.69%) Consultant
6 3 (4.69%) Data Scientist
6 3 (4.69%) Digital Developer
6 3 (4.69%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 3 (4.69%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Senior PHP Developer
6 3 (4.69%) Tableau Developer
6 3 (4.69%) Team Leader
7 2 (3.13%) Digital Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Monitoring Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (23.44%) HTML
2 11 (17.19%) CSS
2 11 (17.19%) jQuery
2 11 (17.19%) REST
3 6 (9.38%) .NET
3 6 (9.38%) SOAP
3 6 (9.38%) Visualforce
4 5 (7.81%) AngularJS
4 5 (7.81%) Hibernate
4 5 (7.81%) J2EE
4 5 (7.81%) Spring
4 5 (7.81%) Spring Boot
5 3 (4.69%) Dropwizard
5 3 (4.69%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (4.69%) Sass
6 1 (1.56%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.56%) Entity Framework
6 1 (1.56%) Middleware
6 1 (1.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.38%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (6.25%) NHS
3 4 (6.25%) User Experience
4 3 (4.69%) Infotainment
5 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.13%) Credit Risk
5 2 (3.13%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (1.56%) Animation
6 1 (1.56%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.56%) Photography
6 1 (1.56%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.63%) Linux
1 10 (15.63%) Mac OS X
1 10 (15.63%) Unix
2 4 (6.25%) Windows
2 4 (6.25%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (29.69%) Data Visualisation
2 17 (26.56%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (23.44%) Web Development
4 14 (21.88%) Analytics
5 12 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (15.63%) Configuration Management
6 10 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (15.63%) Data Analysis
6 10 (15.63%) Responsive Web Design
6 10 (15.63%) Web Design
7 9 (14.06%) Data Modelling
8 8 (12.50%) Line Management
8 8 (12.50%) Open Source
9 7 (10.94%) Data Management
9 7 (10.94%) Mentoring
9 7 (10.94%) OO
9 7 (10.94%) OO PHP
10 6 (9.38%) Data Analytics
10 6 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (9.38%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 21 (32.81%) JavaScript
2 17 (26.56%) SQL
3 9 (14.06%) Java
4 7 (10.94%) PHP
5 4 (6.25%) Python
6 3 (4.69%) R
6 3 (4.69%) Ruby
6 3 (4.69%) Scala
7 2 (3.13%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (17.19%) Degree
2 7 (10.94%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.69%) Postgraduate
3 3 (4.69%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (3.13%) CCNA
4 2 (3.13%) CCNP
4 2 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.56%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) OpenView
1 1 (1.56%) OPNET
1 1 (1.56%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 11 (17.19%) Microsoft
1 11 (17.19%) Tableau
2 8 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (6.25%) Cisco
4 3 (4.69%) Adobe
4 3 (4.69%) Google
5 2 (3.13%) BMC
5 2 (3.13%) Oracle
6 1 (1.56%) Alias
6 1 (1.56%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.56%) Autodesk
6 1 (1.56%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.56%) F5
6 1 (1.56%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.56%) HP
6 1 (1.56%) IBM
6 1 (1.56%) Juniper
6 1 (1.56%) Nokia
6 1 (1.56%) Riverbed
6 1 (1.56%) SolarWinds