The median contractor rate for a Data Manager was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 27 June 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 Manager
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 - 65
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Data Manager 6 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.94% - 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% - 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £400 - £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £440 £470
% change year-on-year +2.27% -6.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.40 - £20.49

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 605 782 691
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 95.28% 94.56% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 550 457
Median daily rate £378 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.66% +2.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 34
Median hourly rate £15.64 £14.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.86% +3.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.12 £10.95 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £29.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Data Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Manager in Birmingham

Data Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Manager in Birmingham

Data Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Manager in Birmingham over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Manager in Birmingham

Data Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Data Manager 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 Manager in the job title.

1 8 (72.73%) Migration
1 8 (72.73%) Data Migration
2 5 (45.45%) Test Strategy
2 5 (45.45%) Data Analysis
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (36.36%) Validation
3 4 (36.36%) Data Management
3 4 (36.36%) Data Validation
3 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (27.27%) Functional Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
4 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) Cognos
4 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) ETL
5 2 (18.18%) Finance
5 2 (18.18%) Power BI
5 2 (18.18%) Data Quality
6 1 (9.09%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (9.09%) Data Governance
6 1 (9.09%) Data Mapping
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (9.09%) QA
6 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
6 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Data Strategy

Data Manager 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:

Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (18.18%) Power BI
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 1 (9.09%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Data Migration
1 8 (72.73%) Migration
2 5 (45.45%) Data Analysis
2 5 (45.45%) Test Strategy
3 4 (36.36%) Data Management
3 4 (36.36%) Data Validation
3 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 4 (36.36%) Validation
4 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
4 3 (27.27%) Functional Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (18.18%) ETL
6 1 (9.09%) ERP
6 1 (9.09%) ITIL
6 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
6 1 (9.09%) Project Management
6 1 (9.09%) Quality Management
6 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) Data Quality
2 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Cognos
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle