The table below looks at the statistics for Data Quality skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Quality over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Quality
Rank 102 89 99
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +10
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 42 36 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.31% 1.42% 1.01%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 16.15% 16.67% 11.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 20 6
Median daily rate £388 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £323 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £678 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £13.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% -18.18%
Data Quality
England

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 West Midlands region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
260 216 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.10% 8.54% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 104 89
Median daily rate £398 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.56% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £270 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £650 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £376
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +9.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 24 18
Median hourly rate £37.00 £31.44 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.68% +79.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £13.06 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £120.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.41 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +50.00%

Data Quality
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands 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 the West Midlands

Data Quality
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 Quality across the West Midlands region.

Data Quality Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Data Quality
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Quality across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Data Quality Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Data Quality
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 Quality across the West Midlands region.

Data Quality Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Data Quality
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Quality within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire -5 11 £400 -11.11%
Coventry -5 10 £345 -50.71%
Staffordshire - 4 £220 -
Birmingham -5 3 £450 +12.42% 1
Solihull -2 1 - -
Walsall - 1 £120 -
West Bromwich - 1 £475 -
Data Quality
England

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 31 (37.80%) SQL
2 30 (36.59%) Migration
3 28 (34.15%) Data Modelling
4 26 (31.71%) Data Management
5 23 (28.05%) ETL
6 18 (21.95%) Business Intelligence
6 18 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (20.73%) Data Migration
7 17 (20.73%) Management Information System
8 16 (19.51%) Microsoft
8 16 (19.51%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (19.51%) Oracle
9 14 (17.07%) Validation
10 12 (14.63%) Information Management
10 12 (14.63%) Data Governance
11 11 (13.41%) Master Data Management
11 11 (13.41%) Data Analysis
12 10 (12.20%) Data Transformation
12 10 (12.20%) Finance
12 10 (12.20%) SQL Server
12 10 (12.20%) MS Office
12 10 (12.20%) MS Excel
12 10 (12.20%) IBM InfoSphere
13 9 (10.98%) SharePoint
13 9 (10.98%) Trillium
13 9 (10.98%) Active Directory
13 9 (10.98%) Informatica
13 9 (10.98%) .NET
13 9 (10.98%) XML
13 9 (10.98%) Information Governance

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 9 (10.98%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.10%) SAS
3 3 (3.66%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (12.20%) MS Excel
1 10 (12.20%) MS Office
2 7 (8.54%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (4.88%) SPSS
4 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (6.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.44%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (2.44%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (2.44%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.44%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.22%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (1.22%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.22%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.66%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.22%) Google Drive
4 1 (1.22%) IaaS
4 1 (1.22%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.54%) NAS
2 5 (6.10%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.51%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (12.20%) IBM InfoSphere
2 10 (12.20%) SQL Server
3 7 (8.54%) Big Data
3 7 (8.54%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (8.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (7.32%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (6.10%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (6.10%) Relational Database
6 4 (4.88%) Data Mining
6 4 (4.88%) QualityStage
6 4 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (3.66%) QlikView
7 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (2.44%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 2 (2.44%) Data Lake
8 2 (2.44%) DB2
8 2 (2.44%) Xcelsius
9 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (1.22%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 7 (8.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (6.10%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (12.20%) Finance
2 4 (4.88%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.66%) Banking
4 2 (2.44%) Legal
5 1 (1.22%) Automotive
5 1 (1.22%) Local Government
5 1 (1.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (35.37%) Analyst
2 19 (23.17%) Developer
3 16 (19.51%) Architect
3 16 (19.51%) Data Analyst
4 15 (18.29%) Data Quality Analyst
5 12 (14.63%) Data Architect
6 10 (12.20%) Quality Analyst
7 8 (9.76%) .NET Developer
8 6 (7.32%) Business Analyst
9 5 (6.10%) Information Analyst
9 5 (6.10%) SQL Developer
10 4 (4.88%) Data Manager
10 4 (4.88%) ETL Analyst
11 3 (3.66%) Consultant
11 3 (3.66%) CRM Business Analyst
11 3 (3.66%) Data Business Analyst
11 3 (3.66%) Data Migration Specialist
11 3 (3.66%) Data Quality Business Analyst
11 3 (3.66%) Migration Specialist
11 3 (3.66%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.98%) .NET
1 9 (10.98%) XML
2 6 (7.32%) SOAP
2 6 (7.32%) WCF
2 6 (7.32%) Web Services
2 6 (7.32%) XSD
2 6 (7.32%) XSLT
3 5 (6.10%) .NET Framework
3 5 (6.10%) RESTful
4 4 (4.88%) ASP.NET
5 3 (3.66%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (3.66%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 3 (3.66%) OAuth
5 3 (3.66%) SAML
6 2 (2.44%) Middleware
6 2 (2.44%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (1.22%) BAPI
7 1 (1.22%) J2EE
7 1 (1.22%) JMS
7 1 (1.22%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.73%) Management Information System
2 8 (9.76%) Data Conversion
3 6 (7.32%) NHS
4 5 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.66%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.66%) Statistics
6 2 (2.44%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.44%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (2.44%) Replication
6 2 (2.44%) User Experience
6 2 (2.44%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.22%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.22%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.22%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.22%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.22%) Informatics
7 1 (1.22%) Market Risk
7 1 (1.22%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.22%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.44%) Unix
2 1 (1.22%) AIX
2 1 (1.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (36.59%) Migration
2 28 (34.15%) Data Modelling
3 26 (31.71%) Data Management
4 23 (28.05%) ETL
5 18 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (21.95%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (20.73%) Data Migration
7 14 (17.07%) Validation
8 12 (14.63%) Data Governance
8 12 (14.63%) Information Management
9 11 (13.41%) Data Analysis
9 11 (13.41%) Master Data Management
10 10 (12.20%) Data Transformation
11 9 (10.98%) Information Governance
12 8 (9.76%) Analytics
12 8 (9.76%) CRM
12 8 (9.76%) Data Validation
12 8 (9.76%) Logical Data Model
12 8 (9.76%) Regression Testing
12 8 (9.76%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 31 (37.80%) SQL
2 6 (7.32%) C#
2 6 (7.32%) T-SQL
3 5 (6.10%) PL/SQL
4 4 (4.88%) Java
4 4 (4.88%) XAML
5 3 (3.66%) C
5 3 (3.66%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.44%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.22%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 6 (7.32%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.88%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.66%) Degree
4 1 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.22%) CISSP
4 1 (1.22%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.54%) QA
2 2 (2.44%) GCP
3 1 (1.22%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (10.98%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (4.88%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (1.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (19.51%) Microsoft
1 16 (19.51%) Oracle
2 9 (10.98%) DataFlux
2 9 (10.98%) Informatica
2 9 (10.98%) Trillium
3 6 (7.32%) SAP
4 5 (6.10%) IBM
5 3 (3.66%) EMC
5 3 (3.66%) Google
6 2 (2.44%) Tableau
7 1 (1.22%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.22%) Teradata