Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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.

Visualisation
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 121 153
Rank change year-on-year 0 +32 +3
Contract jobs citing Visualisation 62 85 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.27% 1.38% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 1.66% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 56 12
West Midlands median daily rate £418 £456 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.49% +14.06% -11.11%
10th Percentile £225 £311 £286
90th Percentile £539 £650 £568
England median daily rate £475 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - £26.00 -
England median hourly rate £19.75 £28.00 £21.57
% change year-on-year -29.46% +29.81% -1.95%

Visualisation 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 4040 5125 3948
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 83.01% 83.13% 79.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2578 3073 2258
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £244 £250 £240
90th Percentile £550 £550 £532
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 138 178
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £11.40 £10.75 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £40.00 £43.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

Visualisation
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

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 6 months to 24 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visualisation in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Visualisation in the West Midlands

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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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 +6 24 £400 -11.11% 2
Shropshire +25 12 £510 -15.08%
Coventry +2 7 £488 -8.02%
Warwickshire -2 6 £413 +29.41%
Staffordshire +12 3 £388 -3.13%
West Bromwich - 3 £500 -
Solihull - 1 £565 -
Visualisation
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 33 (53.23%) Data Visualisation
2 32 (51.61%) Business Intelligence
3 28 (45.16%) SQL
4 26 (41.94%) Analytics
5 25 (40.32%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (35.48%) Tableau
7 21 (33.87%) Power BI
8 19 (30.65%) Microsoft
9 16 (25.81%) Data Management
10 13 (20.97%) QlikView
10 13 (20.97%) User Experience
10 13 (20.97%) Root Cause Analysis
11 12 (19.35%) AppDynamics
11 12 (19.35%) Performance Monitoring
11 12 (19.35%) Network Monitoring
11 12 (19.35%) Riverbed
11 12 (19.35%) Application Performance Monitoring
11 12 (19.35%) CMDB
11 12 (19.35%) Performance Management
11 12 (19.35%) BMC
11 12 (19.35%) Cisco
11 12 (19.35%) ETL
11 12 (19.35%) Microsoft Excel
12 11 (17.74%) Python
12 11 (17.74%) SQL Server
12 11 (17.74%) Spotfire
12 11 (17.74%) Degree
12 11 (17.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 11 (17.74%) Data Quality
12 11 (17.74%) NoSQL

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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 4 (6.45%) SAS
1 4 (6.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (19.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (6.45%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.61%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (33.87%) Power BI
2 13 (20.97%) QlikView
3 11 (17.74%) NoSQL
3 11 (17.74%) Spotfire
3 11 (17.74%) SQL Server
3 11 (17.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (11.29%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (11.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (3.23%) Big Data
6 2 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (3.23%) Hadoop
6 2 (3.23%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.61%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (1.61%) Pentaho
7 1 (1.61%) PowerPivot
7 1 (1.61%) Qlik Sense
7 1 (1.61%) SAP HANA
7 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.23%) Subversion
1 2 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (16.13%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Automotive
3 2 (3.23%) Marketing
4 1 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (22.58%) Analyst
2 13 (20.97%) Developer
3 11 (17.74%) Data Scientist
4 8 (12.90%) Consultant
5 6 (9.68%) Business Analyst
5 6 (9.68%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 6 (9.68%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 4 (6.45%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 4 (6.45%) Designer
6 4 (6.45%) Integration Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Business Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Insight Manager
7 3 (4.84%) Monitoring Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Network Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Network Monitoring Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.84%) R Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.74%) D3.js
2 4 (6.45%) Natural Language Processing
3 3 (4.84%) MDX
4 1 (1.61%) .NET
4 1 (1.61%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.61%) CSS
4 1 (1.61%) HTML
4 1 (1.61%) jQuery
4 1 (1.61%) REST
4 1 (1.61%) SOAP
4 1 (1.61%) Visualforce
4 1 (1.61%) Web Services
4 1 (1.61%) XHTML
4 1 (1.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (40.32%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (20.97%) User Experience
3 12 (19.35%) CMDB
4 6 (9.68%) Management Information System
5 5 (8.06%) Computer Science
5 5 (8.06%) FMCG
6 3 (4.84%) Algorithms
6 3 (4.84%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (3.23%) NHS
8 1 (1.61%) Animation
8 1 (1.61%) Photography
8 1 (1.61%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (53.23%) Data Visualisation
2 32 (51.61%) Business Intelligence
3 26 (41.94%) Analytics
4 16 (25.81%) Data Management
5 13 (20.97%) Root Cause Analysis
6 12 (19.35%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 12 (19.35%) ETL
6 12 (19.35%) Network Monitoring
6 12 (19.35%) Performance Management
6 12 (19.35%) Performance Monitoring
7 10 (16.13%) Information Security
7 10 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (14.52%) Data Modelling
8 9 (14.52%) Mathematics
8 9 (14.52%) Workflow
9 6 (9.68%) ITIL
10 5 (8.06%) Business Analytics
10 5 (8.06%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (8.06%) CRM
10 5 (8.06%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 28 (45.16%) SQL
2 11 (17.74%) Python
2 11 (17.74%) R
3 10 (16.13%) GraphQL
3 10 (16.13%) Scala
4 6 (9.68%) C#
5 5 (8.06%) JavaScript
6 4 (6.45%) Java
6 4 (6.45%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.61%) C
7 1 (1.61%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (17.74%) Degree
2 10 (16.13%) Security Cleared
3 9 (14.52%) SC Cleared
4 5 (8.06%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (3.23%) Master's Degree
5 2 (3.23%) Postgraduate
6 1 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.61%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (17.74%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.23%) QA
3 1 (1.61%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 22 (35.48%) Tableau
2 19 (30.65%) Microsoft
3 12 (19.35%) AppDynamics
3 12 (19.35%) BMC
3 12 (19.35%) Cisco
3 12 (19.35%) Riverbed
4 3 (4.84%) Oracle
5 1 (1.61%) BT
5 1 (1.61%) Capita
5 1 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.61%) SAP
5 1 (1.61%) Trillium