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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Quality over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Quality
Rank 51 59 59
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 18 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.35% 1.35% 0.76%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 18.95% 18.64% 9.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 2
Median daily rate £388 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £209 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £465 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £25.00 £13.61
% change year-on-year
-46.00% +83.75%
Data Quality
West Midlands

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
95 59 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 12.42% 7.22% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 46 28
Median daily rate £375 £350 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £474 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 £14.50 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+193.10% -36.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +19.04%

Data Quality
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Data Quality as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 May 2016.

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 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Data Quality 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 14 (60.87%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (43.48%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (39.13%) Change Management
4 7 (30.43%) Analytics
4 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
5 6 (26.09%) Data Governance
5 6 (26.09%) Data Management
5 6 (26.09%) Data Analysis
5 6 (26.09%) NHS
6 5 (21.74%) SQL
7 4 (17.39%) Oracle
7 4 (17.39%) Project Management
7 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (17.39%) Data Modelling
7 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
7 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
7 4 (17.39%) Master Data Management
8 3 (13.04%) Degree
8 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (13.04%) Performance Management
8 3 (13.04%) Oracle EDQ
8 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
8 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (13.04%) Change Control
8 3 (13.04%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (13.04%) Finance
8 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (13.04%) Strategic Planning
8 3 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (13.04%) Microsoft

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
1 3 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (13.04%) MS Project
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Extranet
1 2 (8.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (13.04%) MS Access
2 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) SSDT
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Data Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Data Quality Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Quality Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Data Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Head of Analytics
4 2 (8.70%) Data Modeller
4 2 (8.70%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Governance Manager
4 2 (8.70%) IT Manager
5 1 (4.35%) CRM Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Data Governance Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Data Governance Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Data Migration Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Healthcare Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Information Governance Manager
5 1 (4.35%) NHS Information Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (26.09%) NHS
3 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
4 2 (8.70%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (8.70%) Statistics
5 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
5 1 (4.35%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (39.13%) Change Management
3 7 (30.43%) Analytics
4 6 (26.09%) Data Analysis
4 6 (26.09%) Data Governance
4 6 (26.09%) Data Management
5 4 (17.39%) Data Modelling
5 4 (17.39%) Master Data Management
5 4 (17.39%) Project Management
6 3 (13.04%) Change Control
6 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (13.04%) Performance Management
6 3 (13.04%) Strategic Planning
7 2 (8.70%) CRM
7 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
7 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (8.70%) Information Management
7 2 (8.70%) Migration
7 2 (8.70%) Quality Management
7 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) C#
2 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
2 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
2 1 (4.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
3 3 (13.04%) Degree
4 2 (8.70%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (4.35%) CISSP
5 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) Informatica
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Trillium
3 2 (8.70%) DataFlux
4 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com