The median contractor rate for a Data Consultant was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Data Consultant
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 55 61
Rank change year-on-year 0 +6  
Contract jobs requiring a Data Consultant 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.16% 0.46% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.49% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £475 £475 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +39.70%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £17.22

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 606 613 711
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.50% 94.89% 93.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 383 453
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £227 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 21 25
Median hourly rate £14.25 £16.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.93% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £35.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Data Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham that featured Data Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Data Consultant in Birmingham

Data Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data Consultant in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Consultant in Birmingham

Data Consultant Skill Set
Top 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Data Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region featuring Data Consultant in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) SAP
1 5 (83.33%) Data Modelling
1 5 (83.33%) Data Quality
2 4 (66.67%) Information Governance
2 4 (66.67%) IBM InfoSphere
2 4 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (66.67%) IBM
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) DB2
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) LSMW
3 1 (16.67%) Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) SAP HCM
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) SAP HR
3 1 (16.67%) DataStage
3 1 (16.67%) Data Governance
3 1 (16.67%) Master Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (16.67%) Data Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Information Architecture

Data Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP HCM
1 1 (16.67%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) DB2
1 4 (66.67%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (16.67%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) LSMW
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Data Modelling
2 4 (66.67%) Information Governance
2 4 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Data Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Data Governance
3 1 (16.67%) Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Information Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Master Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) SAP
2 4 (66.67%) IBM