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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Quality
Rank 103 81 94
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +13
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 39 41 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.30% 1.73% 1.14%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 17.97% 22.91% 13.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 30 13
Median daily rate £400 £400 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £300 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £450 £685
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Median hourly rate £8.50 £22.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.22% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.09 £22.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-28.48% +50.00%
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
217 179 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.24% 7.57% 8.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 112 88
Median daily rate £375 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £192 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £576
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +3.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 29
Median hourly rate £19.25 £29.41 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.54% +68.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £12.00 £14.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +8.43%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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
Coventry +2 10 £400 - 2
Birmingham -6 9 £400 -3.90% 1
Warwickshire -8 7 £375 +1.69%
West Bromwich - 2 - -
Staffordshire 0 1 - -
Sutton Coldfield -2 1 - -
Data Quality
England

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 32 (35.96%) Business Intelligence
2 29 (32.58%) Migration
3 25 (28.09%) Data Management
4 24 (26.97%) ETL
4 24 (26.97%) SQL
5 23 (25.84%) Microsoft
6 19 (21.35%) MS Excel
7 18 (20.22%) Oracle
7 18 (20.22%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (20.22%) Data Governance
8 17 (19.10%) Data Modelling
8 17 (19.10%) Change Management
9 16 (17.98%) Informatica
9 16 (17.98%) Analytics
9 16 (17.98%) Data Migration
10 15 (16.85%) Data Analysis
10 15 (16.85%) Master Data Management
10 15 (16.85%) Finance
11 14 (15.73%) Analytical Skills
12 13 (14.61%) Data Warehouse
12 13 (14.61%) Data Transformation
13 12 (13.48%) Web Services
13 12 (13.48%) XML
13 12 (13.48%) XSD
13 12 (13.48%) Management Information System
14 11 (12.36%) Security Cleared
15 10 (11.24%) SQL Server
15 10 (11.24%) NHS
16 9 (10.11%) PowerCenter
17 8 (8.99%) SharePoint

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 8 (8.99%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.74%) PowerExchange
2 6 (6.74%) WebSphere
3 4 (4.49%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.25%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.12%) FileNet
5 1 (1.12%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 19 (21.35%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.99%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (6.74%) MS Office
4 3 (3.37%) MS Project
5 2 (2.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.25%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (2.25%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (2.25%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.25%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.12%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.25%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.12%) Google Drive
3 1 (1.12%) IaaS
3 1 (1.12%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.37%) Intranet
2 2 (2.25%) Extranet
3 1 (1.12%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.61%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (11.24%) SQL Server
3 9 (10.11%) PowerCenter
4 8 (8.99%) Big Data
5 6 (6.74%) IBM InfoSphere
5 6 (6.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (5.62%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (5.62%) Relational Database
6 5 (5.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (4.49%) DB2
7 4 (4.49%) MS Access
7 4 (4.49%) Oracle Database
7 4 (4.49%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (3.37%) Data Mining
8 3 (3.37%) OLAP
8 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (2.25%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 2 (2.25%) Oracle OLAP
9 2 (2.25%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 3 (3.37%) JDeveloper
1 3 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.25%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.12%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 15 (16.85%) Finance
2 5 (5.62%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.25%) Automotive
3 2 (2.25%) Legal
4 1 (1.12%) Advertising
4 1 (1.12%) Local Government
4 1 (1.12%) Military
4 1 (1.12%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (39.33%) Analyst
2 22 (24.72%) Data Analyst
3 19 (21.35%) Developer
4 11 (12.36%) Architect
4 11 (12.36%) Data Quality Analyst
5 10 (11.24%) Quality Analyst
6 7 (7.87%) Data Architect
7 6 (6.74%) Head of Analytics
7 6 (6.74%) Informatica Developer
8 5 (5.62%) Business Analyst
8 5 (5.62%) Data Manager
9 4 (4.49%) .NET Developer
10 3 (3.37%) Business Change Analyst
10 3 (3.37%) Governance Manager
10 3 (3.37%) Oracle Developer
10 3 (3.37%) Oracle SOA Developer
10 3 (3.37%) SOA Developer
10 3 (3.37%) SQL Developer
11 2 (2.25%) Data Governance Manager
11 2 (2.25%) Senior Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.48%) Web Services
1 12 (13.48%) XML
1 12 (13.48%) XSD
2 6 (6.74%) .NET
2 6 (6.74%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (5.62%) Middleware
3 5 (5.62%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (3.37%) JMX
4 3 (3.37%) Oracle ADF
4 3 (3.37%) SOAP
4 3 (3.37%) WCF
4 3 (3.37%) WebCenter
4 3 (3.37%) WSDL
4 3 (3.37%) XSLT
5 2 (2.25%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.25%) RESTful
6 1 (1.12%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.12%) HTML
6 1 (1.12%) JMS
6 1 (1.12%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.73%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (13.48%) Management Information System
3 10 (11.24%) NHS
4 6 (6.74%) Informatics
5 5 (5.62%) Data Conversion
5 5 (5.62%) Statistics
6 4 (4.49%) Algorithms
6 4 (4.49%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.25%) Data Integration
7 2 (2.25%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (2.25%) User Experience
7 2 (2.25%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.12%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.12%) PMI
8 1 (1.12%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.74%) Linux
1 6 (6.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (35.96%) Business Intelligence
2 29 (32.58%) Migration
3 25 (28.09%) Data Management
4 24 (26.97%) ETL
5 18 (20.22%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (20.22%) Data Governance
6 17 (19.10%) Change Management
6 17 (19.10%) Data Modelling
7 16 (17.98%) Analytics
7 16 (17.98%) Data Migration
8 15 (16.85%) Data Analysis
8 15 (16.85%) Master Data Management
9 13 (14.61%) Data Transformation
10 8 (8.99%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (7.87%) Business Analysis
11 7 (7.87%) Data Cleansing
11 7 (7.87%) EAI
11 7 (7.87%) Quality Management
11 7 (7.87%) Validation
12 6 (6.74%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 24 (26.97%) SQL
2 6 (6.74%) Java
2 6 (6.74%) PL/SQL
3 4 (4.49%) C#
3 4 (4.49%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.37%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.37%) XPath
4 3 (3.37%) XQuery
5 2 (2.25%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.25%) XAML
6 1 (1.12%) ABAP
6 1 (1.12%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (12.36%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.99%) Degree
2 8 (8.99%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.25%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.12%) CISSP
4 1 (1.12%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.99%) QA
2 4 (4.49%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.25%) GCP
4 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (4.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (5.62%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 23 (25.84%) Microsoft
2 18 (20.22%) Oracle
3 16 (17.98%) Informatica
4 8 (8.99%) SAP
5 7 (7.87%) Trillium
6 6 (6.74%) DataFlux
7 4 (4.49%) IBM
8 3 (3.37%) Cognos
8 3 (3.37%) Google
9 2 (2.25%) Tableau
10 1 (1.12%) Amdocs
10 1 (1.12%) EMC
10 1 (1.12%) Netezza
10 1 (1.12%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (1.12%) Talend
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