The table below looks at the statistics for Data Quality skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Quality over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Quality
Rank 62 59 47
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -12
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 5 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.62% 0.34% 0.79%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.00% 4.55% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +128.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.76% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £10.40 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+212.42% -13.31%
Data Quality
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
50 44 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.19% 7.38% 7.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 17 20
Average daily rate £330 £400 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +100.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £455 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £366 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.45% +8.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +26.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £14.50 £10.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £14.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +20.00%

Data Quality
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Quality across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Data Quality Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Data Quality
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Quality across the Birmingham region.

Data Quality Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Data Quality
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Quality across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

Data Quality Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Data Quality
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Quality across the Birmingham region.

Data Quality Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Data Quality also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Data Quality.

1 3 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 2 (33.33%) ETL
2 2 (33.33%) DataStage
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Data Management
2 2 (33.33%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (33.33%) Master Data Management
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (16.67%) Inmon Methodology
3 1 (16.67%) Metadata Management
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (16.67%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
3 1 (16.67%) Information Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Ab Initio
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) DataFlux
3 1 (16.67%) QA
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Data Quality also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Data Quality. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) DataStage
1 2 (33.33%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (16.67%) QualityStage
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (16.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (16.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) ERwin
1 1 (16.67%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Coordinator
1 2 (33.33%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (16.67%) Data Modeller
2 1 (16.67%) Quality Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Data Quality Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) NHS
2 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 2 (33.33%) ETL
1 2 (33.33%) Data Management
1 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) Master Data Management
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Inmon Methodology
2 1 (16.67%) Metadata Management
2 1 (16.67%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (16.67%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
2 1 (16.67%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Informatica
2 1 (16.67%) Ab Initio
2 1 (16.67%) DataFlux
2 1 (16.67%) Talend
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle