The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Consultant
Rank 115 108 103
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Data Consultant 7 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.27% 0.091% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.098% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 3
Average daily rate £428 £340 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.73% -8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £340 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £340 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £466 £450 £410
% change year-on-year
+3.61% +9.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.22 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- -23.46%
Data Consultant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2406 2038 1980
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.28% 92.26% 92.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1352 1133 1032
Average daily rate £384 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £485 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 183 143
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.61 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £30.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Data Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Consultant in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Data Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Data Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Consultant across the West Midlands region.

Data Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Data Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Consultant across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Data Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Data Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Consultant across the West Midlands region.

Data Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Data Consultant
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Consultant within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham 0 3 £425 +25.00%
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £560 -
Warwickshire - 1 £300 -
Data Consultant
England

Data Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Data Consultant in their job title 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 with Data Consultant in their job title.

1 6 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (35.71%) Migration
3 4 (28.57%) Data Migration
3 4 (28.57%) ETL
3 4 (28.57%) Analytics
4 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (21.43%) Data Architecture
4 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Scrum
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) JSON
5 2 (14.29%) JIRA
5 2 (14.29%) Data Mart
5 2 (14.29%) Data Mining
5 2 (14.29%) IBM
5 2 (14.29%) Python
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle
5 2 (14.29%) Java
5 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 2 (14.29%) Hadoop
5 2 (14.29%) Docker
5 2 (14.29%) Open Source
5 2 (14.29%) Confluence
5 2 (14.29%) Process Improvement
5 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 2 (14.29%) HBase
5 2 (14.29%) Big Data
5 2 (14.29%) ETL Development
5 2 (14.29%) Data Structures

Data Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Data Consultant in their job title 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 with Data Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP IS-U
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) MPLS
1 1 (7.14%) VoIP
1 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (14.29%) Big Data
2 2 (14.29%) Data Mart
2 2 (14.29%) Data Mining
2 2 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 2 (14.29%) HBase
3 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (7.14%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 1 (7.14%) Banking
1 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
1 1 (7.14%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) JSON
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) HTML5
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Data Structures
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Data Integration
2 1 (7.14%) Reference Data
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
2 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Migration
2 4 (28.57%) Analytics
2 4 (28.57%) Data Migration
2 4 (28.57%) ETL
3 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
3 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (21.43%) Data Architecture
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) ETL Development
4 2 (14.29%) Open Source
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 2 (14.29%) Process Improvement
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 1 (7.14%) Data Analytics
5 1 (7.14%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (7.14%) Data Mapping
5 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
5 1 (7.14%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Java
1 2 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) IBM
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Avaya
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco
2 1 (7.14%) Informatica
2 1 (7.14%) Juniper
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) SAP