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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Quality
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 45 54 52
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 11 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.71% 0.78% 0.64%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 20.00% 7.69% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
Median daily rate £425 £500 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +13.63%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £15.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+16.20% -38.77%

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
55 65 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.57% 10.17% 14.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 46 49
Median daily rate £413 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £187 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £465 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £9.63 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -62.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 £42.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-51.17% +88.88%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 12 (63.16%) Data Modelling
2 8 (42.11%) SQL
2 8 (42.11%) Migration
3 6 (31.58%) Data Migration
3 6 (31.58%) Information Governance
4 4 (21.05%) IBM
4 4 (21.05%) Project Management
4 4 (21.05%) DB2
4 4 (21.05%) SAP
4 4 (21.05%) Data Management
4 4 (21.05%) Data Analysis
4 4 (21.05%) IBM InfoSphere
4 4 (21.05%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.79%) Degree
5 3 (15.79%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (15.79%) NHS
5 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
6 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
6 2 (10.53%) Oracle
6 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
6 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
6 2 (10.53%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (10.53%) QA
6 2 (10.53%) Quality Management
6 2 (10.53%) Finance
6 2 (10.53%) Case Management
6 2 (10.53%) Data Architecture

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 (5.26%) Apache
1 1 (5.26%) SAS
1 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
3 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) DB2
1 4 (21.05%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.26%) Big Data
3 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
3 1 (5.26%) DataStage
3 1 (5.26%) MS Access
3 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.26%) Power BI
3 1 (5.26%) Redis
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (5.26%) JMeter
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Data Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Consultant
3 5 (26.32%) Data Consultant
4 4 (21.05%) Data Quality Consultant
4 4 (21.05%) Excel Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) SAP Consultant
4 4 (21.05%) SAP Data Consultant
4 4 (21.05%) SAP Technical Consultant
4 4 (21.05%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Data Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Data Quality Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Finance Business Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Information Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Financial Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) NHS
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Data Modelling
2 8 (42.11%) Migration
3 6 (31.58%) Data Migration
3 6 (31.58%) Information Governance
4 4 (21.05%) Data Analysis
4 4 (21.05%) Data Management
4 4 (21.05%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (21.05%) Project Management
5 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (10.53%) Agile Project Management
6 2 (10.53%) Business Process Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Case Management
6 2 (10.53%) Data Architecture
6 2 (10.53%) Data Governance
6 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
6 2 (10.53%) Quality Management
7 1 (5.26%) Analytics
7 1 (5.26%) Business Analytics
7 1 (5.26%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.26%) PHP
2 1 (5.26%) Python
2 1 (5.26%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) IBM
1 4 (21.05%) SAP
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Splunk