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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Quality
Rank 58 49 53
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 10 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.40% 1.52% 0.59%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 15.38% 18.87% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 2
Median daily rate £550 £363 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.72% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £315 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £423 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.61 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £19.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +8.33%
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
65 53 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.10% 8.03% 7.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 31 29
Median daily rate £436 £350 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.64% +47.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £190 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 2
Median hourly rate £19.61 £12.00 £22.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.41% -46.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.41 £10.30 £13.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.84 £16.20 £31.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 8 (57.14%) Data Modelling
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) Information Governance
2 5 (35.71%) IBM InfoSphere
3 4 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (28.57%) DB2
3 4 (28.57%) SAP
3 4 (28.57%) IBM
4 3 (21.43%) NHS
4 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (21.43%) Data Migration
4 3 (21.43%) Migration
5 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 2 (14.29%) Data Management
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 2 (14.29%) ETL
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle
5 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
6 1 (7.14%) Power BI
6 1 (7.14%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (7.14%) Data-Flow Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) OpenShift
6 1 (7.14%) Docker
6 1 (7.14%) Coaching
6 1 (7.14%) User Experience
6 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (7.14%) Data Governance
6 1 (7.14%) Redis

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 1 (7.14%) Apache
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (7.14%) SAS
1 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (7.14%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.14%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) IBM InfoSphere
2 4 (28.57%) DB2
3 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.14%) Data Mining
4 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.14%) DataStage
4 1 (7.14%) MS Access
4 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (7.14%) Power BI
4 1 (7.14%) Redis
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JMeter
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Data Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Consultant
3 4 (28.57%) Data Consultant
3 4 (28.57%) Data Quality Consultant
3 4 (28.57%) SAP Consultant
3 4 (28.57%) SAP Data Consultant
3 4 (28.57%) SAP Technical Consultant
3 4 (28.57%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (21.43%) Data Quality Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Information Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Architect
5 2 (14.29%) Excel Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Database Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) ETL Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Integration Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Quality Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (7.14%) Middleware
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) NHS
2 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Data Integration
3 1 (7.14%) Informatics
3 1 (7.14%) Reference Data
3 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Data Modelling
2 5 (35.71%) Information Governance
3 4 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (21.43%) Data Migration
4 3 (21.43%) Migration
5 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Data Management
5 2 (14.29%) ETL
6 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.14%) Coaching
6 1 (7.14%) Data Architecture
6 1 (7.14%) Data Governance
6 1 (7.14%) Data Validation
6 1 (7.14%) Data-Flow Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Information Management
6 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
6 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
6 1 (7.14%) Quantitative Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) IBM
1 4 (28.57%) SAP
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) DataFlux
3 1 (7.14%) Informatica
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.14%) Splunk
3 1 (7.14%) Trillium