The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the West Midlands region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Quality
Rank 117 91 95
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +4
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 1 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.042% 0.66% 0.44%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.59% 9.52% 5.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 5
Average daily rate - £238 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -32.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £11.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.40 £12.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
-13.31% -15.78%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
170 126 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.15% 6.88% 7.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 65 72
Average daily rate £375 £250 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.85% -31.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £141 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £375 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.60% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 18
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -38.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £8.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.06 £31.90 £20.26
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.25 £16.43
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -7.15%
Data Quality
England

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
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 18 April 2014. 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
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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
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Birmingham - - - - 1
Solihull - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Data Quality
England

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 5 (62.50%) SQL
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (50.00%) Migration
2 4 (50.00%) ETL
2 4 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 4 (50.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (37.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Data Validation
3 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 3 (37.50%) Analytics
3 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (37.50%) B2B
3 3 (37.50%) MS Visio
3 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
3 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (37.50%) Validation
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) Quality Management
4 2 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) NHS
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Data Governance
4 2 (25.00%) Big Data
4 2 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
5 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (12.50%) Mathematics

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (37.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Big Data
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) MS Access
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) DTS
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Data Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Information Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Information Systems Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Business Data Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Information Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Data Migration Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) NHS
2 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Migration
1 4 (50.00%) ETL
1 4 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 4 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (37.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Data Validation
2 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
2 3 (37.50%) Analytics
2 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (37.50%) B2B
2 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
2 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (37.50%) Validation
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) Quality Management
3 2 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Data Governance
3 2 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
3 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Ariba
2 1 (12.50%) SAP
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