The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Data Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Management over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the 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 Management
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 47 55
Rank change year-on-year +8 +8  
Contract jobs citing Data Management 18 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.88% 1.62% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.56% 2.01% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 5
Median daily rate £475 £370 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.37% -29.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £300 £431
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £383 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -5.88% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £31.71 £28.50
% change year-on-year -27.46% +11.25%  

Data Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 506 547 577
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 81.09% 80.32% 76.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 343 367
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 17
Median hourly rate £14.63 £17.95 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.52% +5.58%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.63 £8.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £39.60 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Data Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Data Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Data Management in Birmingham

Data Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Management in Birmingham

Data Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Management in Birmingham over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Management in Birmingham

Data Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Management in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Management in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Management 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Data Management.

1 12 (48.00%) Data Modelling
2 8 (32.00%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (28.00%) Management Information System
3 7 (28.00%) Service Management
3 7 (28.00%) Master Data Management
3 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (28.00%) SDLC
4 6 (24.00%) User Experience
4 6 (24.00%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (24.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (24.00%) Open Source
4 6 (24.00%) Project Management
4 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (24.00%) CRM
4 6 (24.00%) Java
4 6 (24.00%) .NET
4 6 (24.00%) Change Management
4 6 (24.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (20.00%) Ruby
5 5 (20.00%) Workflow
5 5 (20.00%) Migration
5 5 (20.00%) Python
5 5 (20.00%) EDRMS
5 5 (20.00%) Scala
5 5 (20.00%) Data Migration
5 5 (20.00%) Case Management
5 5 (20.00%) IT Strategy
6 4 (16.00%) Data Quality

Data Management
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (4.00%) SAP CRM
1 1 (4.00%) SAP IS-U
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) EDRMS
2 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.00%) Data Lake
3 1 (4.00%) Data Mart
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Head of Applications
2 6 (24.00%) Applications Support
2 6 (24.00%) Head of Application Development
2 6 (24.00%) Head of Development
3 5 (20.00%) Consultant
3 5 (20.00%) Head of Support
4 4 (16.00%) Data Migration Lead
4 4 (16.00%) SAP Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Data Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Information Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Data Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Data Quality Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Data Quality Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
7 1 (4.00%) SAP Functional Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) SAP ISU Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) Middleware
2 1 (4.00%) XML
2 1 (4.00%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (28.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (24.00%) User Experience
3 3 (12.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Data Modelling
2 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (32.00%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (28.00%) Master Data Management
3 7 (28.00%) SDLC
3 7 (28.00%) Service Management
4 6 (24.00%) Change Management
4 6 (24.00%) CRM
4 6 (24.00%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (24.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (24.00%) Open Source
4 6 (24.00%) Project Management
5 5 (20.00%) Case Management
5 5 (20.00%) Data Migration
5 5 (20.00%) IT Strategy
5 5 (20.00%) Migration
5 5 (20.00%) Workflow
6 3 (12.00%) Contract Management
6 3 (12.00%) Data Cleansing
6 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) Java
2 5 (20.00%) Python
2 5 (20.00%) Ruby
2 5 (20.00%) Scala
3 3 (12.00%) C
3 3 (12.00%) SQL
4 1 (4.00%) C#
4 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (8.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) SAP
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle