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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Quality
Rank 113 105 100
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 15 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.58% 0.24% 0.44%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.28% 4.55% 6.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 5
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £375 £495
10% offered a daily rate of more than £730 £400 £670
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £400 £475
% change year-on-year
+0.62% -15.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -2.77%
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
206 110 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.96% 5.19% 7.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 51 68
Average daily rate £363 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £181 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 6 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -46.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.98 £8.00 £14.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £102.36 £26.25 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%

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 2 September 2014.

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 2 September 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire - 5 £575 -
Birmingham +3 4 £363 -9.37% 2
Walsall - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Data Quality
England

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 9 (40.91%) Data Management
2 8 (36.36%) Migration
2 8 (36.36%) Data Modelling
3 6 (27.27%) SQL
3 6 (27.27%) Oracle
3 6 (27.27%) Data Migration
3 6 (27.27%) Talend Open Studio
3 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 6 (27.27%) Talend
4 5 (22.73%) Oracle EDQ
4 5 (22.73%) Data Cleansing
5 4 (18.18%) Workflow
5 4 (18.18%) Siebel EIM
5 4 (18.18%) PL/SQL
5 4 (18.18%) Web Services
5 4 (18.18%) XML
5 4 (18.18%) UML
5 4 (18.18%) Siebel
5 4 (18.18%) SOA
5 4 (18.18%) ETL
5 4 (18.18%) Trillium
5 4 (18.18%) EAI
5 4 (18.18%) Master Data Management
6 3 (13.64%) Data Architecture
6 3 (13.64%) SAP Data Services
6 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (13.64%) Project Planning
6 3 (13.64%) Data Mapping
6 3 (13.64%) SAP

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) Siebel EIM
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (13.64%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (9.09%) Big Data
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle OWB
3 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (9.09%) DataStage
3 2 (9.09%) QualityStage
3 2 (9.09%) IBM InfoSphere
3 2 (9.09%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.55%) SAP BI
4 1 (4.55%) DTS
4 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (4.55%) MySQL
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.55%) DB2
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.55%) BODI
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (9.09%) Automotive
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Architect
2 5 (22.73%) Consultant
3 4 (18.18%) Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Data Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Quality Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Data Quality Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Data Architect
5 2 (9.09%) ETL Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Data Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) SAP Business Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Report Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Data Quality Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) SAP Data Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Developer
6 1 (4.55%) DBA
6 1 (4.55%) Information Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Siebel Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) Web Services
1 4 (18.18%) XML
2 1 (4.55%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Data Management
2 8 (36.36%) Migration
2 8 (36.36%) Data Modelling
3 6 (27.27%) Data Migration
4 5 (22.73%) Data Cleansing
5 4 (18.18%) Master Data Management
5 4 (18.18%) SOA
5 4 (18.18%) ETL
5 4 (18.18%) UML
5 4 (18.18%) EAI
5 4 (18.18%) Workflow
6 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
6 3 (13.64%) Project Planning
6 3 (13.64%) Data Mapping
6 3 (13.64%) Data Architecture
7 2 (9.09%) Information Architecture
7 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (9.09%) ERP
7 2 (9.09%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) PL/SQL
3 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle
1 6 (27.27%) Talend
2 4 (18.18%) Siebel
2 4 (18.18%) Trillium
3 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.64%) SAP
4 2 (9.09%) Ab Initio
4 2 (9.09%) Informatica
4 2 (9.09%) IBM
5 1 (4.55%) Business Objects
5 1 (4.55%) Siemens
5 1 (4.55%) JD Edwards