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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Quality 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 Quality
Rank 70 86 86
Rank change year-on-year
+16 0
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 53 24 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.08% 1.09% 1.07%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 25.36% 12.37% 14.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 13 12
Average daily rate £450 £363 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £292 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £448 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £405
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £18.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.09 £27.25 £15.11
% change year-on-year
-40.95% +80.31%
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
209 194 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.19% 8.78% 7.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 100 63
Average daily rate £423 £328 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.00% -12.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £150 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 8
Average hourly rate £12.00 £18.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £12.40 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.43 £32.15 £19.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £23.25 £17.08
% change year-on-year
+82.79% +36.16%

Data Quality
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Quality across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Quality 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
Warwickshire +2 10 £375 +5.63% 2
Birmingham +2 8 £363 -17.61% 1
Coventry -5 4 £381 +1.66%
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £338 - 2
Solihull -14 1 £250 -
Data Quality
England

Data Quality
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 citing Data Quality also 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 that cited Data Quality.

1 38 (43.68%) ETL
2 34 (39.08%) Data Management
3 31 (35.63%) Finance
3 31 (35.63%) Data Governance
4 30 (34.48%) Data Modelling
4 30 (34.48%) Oracle
5 29 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
6 25 (28.74%) Data Analysis
7 24 (27.59%) Migration
8 23 (26.44%) SQL
9 22 (25.29%) Informatica
9 22 (25.29%) Analytical Skills
10 21 (24.14%) Data Cleansing
11 19 (21.84%) Microsoft
11 19 (21.84%) Data Warehouse
12 18 (20.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 16 (18.39%) Master Data Management
14 15 (17.24%) SAP
14 15 (17.24%) Business Analysis
15 14 (16.09%) Data Migration
16 13 (14.94%) Case Management
16 13 (14.94%) Web Services
16 13 (14.94%) SharePoint
16 13 (14.94%) Java
16 13 (14.94%) SQL Server
16 13 (14.94%) XSD
16 13 (14.94%) IBM
16 13 (14.94%) PowerCenter
17 12 (13.79%) Data Mapping
17 12 (13.79%) BPMN

Data Quality
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 citing Data Quality also 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 that cited Data Quality. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (14.94%) SharePoint
2 11 (12.64%) WebLogic
3 6 (6.90%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (5.75%) PowerExchange
4 5 (5.75%) WebSphere
5 3 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (3.45%) SAS
6 2 (2.30%) FileNet
6 2 (2.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 11 (12.64%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.45%) SPSS
3 1 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (12.64%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (4.60%) SAP CO
2 4 (4.60%) SAP FI
2 4 (4.60%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.30%) Extranet
1 2 (2.30%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (21.84%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (14.94%) PowerCenter
2 13 (14.94%) SQL Server
3 11 (12.64%) BusinessObjects
4 10 (11.49%) IBM InfoSphere
4 10 (11.49%) Oracle Database
5 8 (9.20%) Oracle Database 12c
5 8 (9.20%) SAP BW
6 7 (8.05%) OLAP
7 6 (6.90%) SAP HANA
8 5 (5.75%) Oracle OLAP
9 4 (4.60%) DataStage
9 4 (4.60%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 4 (4.60%) QualityStage
9 4 (4.60%) Relational Database
9 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (3.45%) Big Data
10 3 (3.45%) Data Mining
11 2 (2.30%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 2 (2.30%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (9.20%) JDeveloper
2 6 (6.90%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 31 (35.63%) Finance
2 3 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.30%) Automotive
4 1 (1.15%) Legal
4 1 (1.15%) Military
Job Titles
1 35 (40.23%) Analyst
2 31 (35.63%) Data Analyst
3 26 (29.89%) Developer
4 17 (19.54%) Architect
5 11 (12.64%) Data Architect
5 11 (12.64%) Data Quality Analyst
6 8 (9.20%) Business Analyst
6 8 (9.20%) Oracle Developer
6 8 (9.20%) Oracle SOA Developer
6 8 (9.20%) Quality Analyst
6 8 (9.20%) SOA Developer
7 6 (6.90%) Data Business Analyst
7 6 (6.90%) Data Migration Analyst
7 6 (6.90%) Migration Analyst
7 6 (6.90%) SharePoint Developer
8 5 (5.75%) Informatica Developer
8 5 (5.75%) SAP Analyst
9 4 (4.60%) ETL Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Senior Architect
9 4 (4.60%) Senior Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.94%) Web Services
1 13 (14.94%) XSD
2 11 (12.64%) Middleware
2 11 (12.64%) Oracle Fusion
2 11 (12.64%) WebCenter
3 8 (9.20%) JMX
3 8 (9.20%) Oracle ADF
3 8 (9.20%) WSDL
4 7 (8.05%) XML
5 5 (5.75%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.15%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (25.29%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.34%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.90%) Data Structures
3 6 (6.90%) User Experience
4 3 (3.45%) Informatics
4 3 (3.45%) Statistics
5 2 (2.30%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.30%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.30%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.30%) Social Media
6 1 (1.15%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.15%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (2.30%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (43.68%) ETL
2 34 (39.08%) Data Management
3 31 (35.63%) Data Governance
4 30 (34.48%) Data Modelling
5 29 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
6 25 (28.74%) Data Analysis
7 24 (27.59%) Migration
8 21 (24.14%) Data Cleansing
9 18 (20.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 16 (18.39%) Master Data Management
11 15 (17.24%) Business Analysis
12 14 (16.09%) Data Migration
13 13 (14.94%) Case Management
14 12 (13.79%) BPMN
14 12 (13.79%) Data Mapping
15 11 (12.64%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (12.64%) BPEL
15 11 (12.64%) SOA
15 11 (12.64%) Workflow
16 10 (11.49%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 23 (26.44%) SQL
2 13 (14.94%) Java
3 8 (9.20%) PL/SQL
3 8 (9.20%) XPath
3 8 (9.20%) XQuery
4 3 (3.45%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.30%) MATLAB
5 2 (2.30%) Perl
5 2 (2.30%) Python
5 2 (2.30%) R
5 2 (2.30%) VBA
6 1 (1.15%) ABAP
6 1 (1.15%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (5.75%) SC Cleared
1 5 (5.75%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.45%) Degree
3 1 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.15%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (1.15%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 30 (34.48%) Oracle
2 22 (25.29%) Informatica
3 19 (21.84%) Microsoft
4 15 (17.24%) SAP
5 13 (14.94%) IBM
6 7 (8.05%) Cognos
7 6 (6.90%) Nintex
7 6 (6.90%) Talend
7 6 (6.90%) Trillium
8 4 (4.60%) Netezza
9 3 (3.45%) Tableau
10 2 (2.30%) DataFlux
10 2 (2.30%) Teradata
11 1 (1.15%) Amdocs
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