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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Quality
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 45 47 47
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 13 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.15% 1.59% 0.51%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 25.49% 24.39% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 1
Median daily rate £489 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.89% +3.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.61 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-5.12% -18.75%

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
51 41 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.43% 6.53% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 22 36
Median daily rate £415 £350 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £165 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £445 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Median hourly rate £19.61 £15.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.73% -42.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £42.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-45.23% +68.00%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017, 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 9 (60.00%) Data Modelling
2 6 (40.00%) Information Governance
3 5 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (26.67%) DB2
4 4 (26.67%) SAP
4 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (26.67%) IBM
4 4 (26.67%) NHS
4 4 (26.67%) IBM InfoSphere
4 4 (26.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (20.00%) Data Migration
5 3 (20.00%) Data Management
5 3 (20.00%) Migration
6 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
6 2 (13.33%) Project Management
6 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (13.33%) Data Architecture
6 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
6 2 (13.33%) Data Governance
7 1 (6.67%) Redis
7 1 (6.67%) Power BI
7 1 (6.67%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (6.67%) Data-Flow Analysis
7 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
7 1 (6.67%) Docker
7 1 (6.67%) Coaching
7 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (6.67%) Strategic Planning
7 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint

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 (6.67%) Apache
1 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) DB2
1 4 (26.67%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.67%) DataStage
2 1 (6.67%) MS Access
2 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (6.67%) Power BI
2 1 (6.67%) Redis
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) JMeter
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Consultant
2 5 (33.33%) Data Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Data Consultant
3 4 (26.67%) Data Quality Consultant
3 4 (26.67%) SAP Consultant
3 4 (26.67%) SAP Data Consultant
3 4 (26.67%) SAP Technical Consultant
3 4 (26.67%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (20.00%) Excel Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Information Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Data Quality Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Data Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Information Governance Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) NHS Information Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Quality Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) NHS
2 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Data Integration
3 1 (6.67%) Informatics
3 1 (6.67%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Data Modelling
2 6 (40.00%) Information Governance
3 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (26.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (20.00%) Data Management
4 3 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 3 (20.00%) Migration
5 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Data Architecture
5 2 (13.33%) Data Governance
5 2 (13.33%) Project Management
6 1 (6.67%) Change Management
6 1 (6.67%) Coaching
6 1 (6.67%) Data Transformation
6 1 (6.67%) Data-Flow Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
6 1 (6.67%) Master Data Management
6 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
6 1 (6.67%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) IBM
1 4 (26.67%) SAP
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Splunk