Period
to 25 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Data Quality skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Quality over the 6 months to 25 September 2018 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 Quality
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 72 91
Rank change year-on-year -8 +19 -9
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 18 20 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.23% 1.42% 0.83%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.84% 14.81% 7.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 9
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -11.11% +12.36%
10th Percentile £271 £229 £348
90th Percentile £625 £626 £508
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £400 £395
% change year-on-year -3.13% +1.27% -4.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.52 £10.00 £8.50
% change year-on-year +85.20% +17.65% -62.22%

Data Quality is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 183 135 166
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 12.48% 9.56% 10.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 94 124
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
10th Percentile £223 £199 £182
90th Percentile £590 £525 £486
West Midlands median daily rate £390 £368 £375
% change year-on-year +6.12% -2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 4
Birmingham median hourly rate £17.34 £41.50 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.23% +22.96% +56.79%
10th Percentile £13.64 £19.03 £14.68
90th Percentile £37.70 £53.75 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.44 £16.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.48% -34.00% -20.48%

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Data Quality as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Data Quality in Birmingham

Data Quality
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Quality in Birmingham

Data Quality
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Quality in Birmingham over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Quality in Birmingham

Data Quality
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Quality in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Data Quality also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 6 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 6 (33.33%) Degree
1 6 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
3 4 (22.22%) Project Management
3 4 (22.22%) MS Access
3 4 (22.22%) Postgraduate
3 4 (22.22%) Statistics
3 4 (22.22%) Strategic Planning
3 4 (22.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) Data Governance
3 4 (22.22%) Performance Management
3 4 (22.22%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (16.67%) SAP MDG
4 3 (16.67%) SAP
4 3 (16.67%) SQL
4 3 (16.67%) Oracle
4 3 (16.67%) Finance
5 2 (11.11%) Migration
5 2 (11.11%) Service Management
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL
5 2 (11.11%) MySQL
5 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (11.11%) SOA
5 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification

Data Quality
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 (5.56%) CMS
1 1 (5.56%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) SAP MDG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 4 (22.22%) MS Access
3 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (11.11%) MySQL
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.56%) Power BI
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Selenium
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Legal
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) SAP Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) SAP MDG Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Configuration Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Functional Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Information Architect
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL Configuration Manager
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL Manager
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) SAP Functional Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) SAP Technical Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Data Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) QA Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) CMDB
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 6 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) Customer Requirements
2 4 (22.22%) Data Governance
2 4 (22.22%) Performance Management
2 4 (22.22%) Project Management
2 4 (22.22%) Statistics
2 4 (22.22%) Strategic Planning
3 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 2 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
3 2 (11.11%) Data Management
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL V2
3 2 (11.11%) Logical Data Model
3 2 (11.11%) Master Data Management
3 2 (11.11%) Migration
3 2 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (11.11%) Service Management
3 2 (11.11%) SOA
3 2 (11.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Degree
2 4 (22.22%) Postgraduate
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) GDPR
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle
1 3 (16.67%) SAP
2 2 (11.11%) ServiceNow
3 1 (5.56%) Informatica
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Tableau