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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Quality
Rank 55 57 57
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 7 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.93% 0.85% 0.49%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 15.22% 9.84% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£400 £369 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.54% -7.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.67 £35.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-49.51% +100.00%
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
46 61 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.13% 8.66% 4.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 34 13
Average daily rate £350 £388 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -18.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £250 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £452 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £13.87 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.51 £20.21 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.47% +15.45%

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 July 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 July 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 7 (58.33%) Data Modelling
2 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (41.67%) ETL
4 4 (33.33%) ITIL
4 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 4 (33.33%) Service Management
4 4 (33.33%) Data Analysis
5 3 (25.00%) Data Management
5 3 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (25.00%) QA
5 3 (25.00%) Data Integration
5 3 (25.00%) Finance
5 3 (25.00%) Migration
5 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle
5 3 (25.00%) IBM
5 3 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
5 3 (25.00%) Data Migration
5 3 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (25.00%) Master Data Management
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
5 3 (25.00%) Data Reconciliation
6 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
6 2 (16.67%) Data Governance
6 2 (16.67%) IBM InfoSphere
6 2 (16.67%) Data Validation
6 2 (16.67%) Talend
6 2 (16.67%) Analytics
6 2 (16.67%) SOA
6 2 (16.67%) Informatica

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 2 (16.67%) SAS
1 2 (16.67%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (16.67%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (16.67%) DataStage
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (8.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (8.33%) QlikView
3 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (8.33%) ERwin
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Data Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Configuration Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Project Coordinator
3 2 (16.67%) Coordinator
4 1 (8.33%) Data Modeller
4 1 (8.33%) Quality Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Data Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Data Quality Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Exalytics
3 1 (8.33%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Data Modelling
2 5 (41.67%) ETL
3 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 4 (33.33%) Service Management
3 4 (33.33%) ITIL
3 4 (33.33%) Data Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 3 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) Master Data Management
4 3 (25.00%) Data Reconciliation
4 3 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
4 3 (25.00%) Data Management
4 3 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (16.67%) Change Management
5 2 (16.67%) ITSM
5 2 (16.67%) Validation
5 2 (16.67%) Information Management
5 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (16.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
1 3 (25.00%) IBM
2 2 (16.67%) Informatica
2 2 (16.67%) Ab Initio
2 2 (16.67%) Talend
3 1 (8.33%) Netezza
3 1 (8.33%) DataFlux