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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Quality
Rank 61 61 57
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.52% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.88% 2.63% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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£363 £400 £700
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -42.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -31.37%
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
68 38 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.89% 5.80% 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 28 10
Average daily rate £313 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £103 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £510 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £354 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £78.50 £16.00 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+390.62% +28.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -16.66%

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
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 19 September 2014, 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 6 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
1 6 (75.00%) Talend Open Studio
1 6 (75.00%) Talend
2 4 (50.00%) Migration
2 4 (50.00%) Data Cleansing
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Informatica
4 2 (25.00%) DataStage
4 2 (25.00%) QualityStage
4 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (25.00%) ETL
4 2 (25.00%) Trillium
4 2 (25.00%) IBM
4 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (25.00%) SAP
4 2 (25.00%) Data Management
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle OWB
4 2 (25.00%) Ab Initio
4 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (25.00%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (25.00%) SAP Data Services
4 2 (25.00%) Big Data
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle EDQ
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) MDX

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (25.00%) DataStage
2 2 (25.00%) QualityStage
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle OWB
2 2 (25.00%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (25.00%) SAP Data Services
2 2 (25.00%) Big Data
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (12.50%) DTS
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) ETL Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Data Quality Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Report Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Data Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports Developer
3 1 (12.50%) DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) MDX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Migration
1 4 (50.00%) Data Cleansing
2 2 (25.00%) ETL
2 2 (25.00%) Data Management
2 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Talend
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Informatica
3 2 (25.00%) Trillium
3 2 (25.00%) IBM
3 2 (25.00%) SAP
3 2 (25.00%) Ab Initio
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) JD Edwards