Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 88 71 83
Rank change year-on-year -17 +12 -9
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 6 31 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.45% 1.96% 1.08%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.57% 15.05% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 28 13
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £444 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.86% -6.58% +31.03%
10th Percentile £335 £375 £380
90th Percentile £449 £538 £600
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -17.65% +6.25% -7.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Birmingham median hourly rate - £16.00 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -18.41% -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £16.00 £14.06
% change year-on-year - +13.84% -

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 168 206 135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 12.59% 13.01% 9.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 146 87
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.06% +0.06% +18.52%
10th Percentile £313 £213 £252
90th Percentile £550 £525 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 4
Birmingham median hourly rate £30.00 £20.90 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.58% +9.97% +26.67%
10th Percentile £18.08 £8.39 £12.99
90th Percentile £40.25 £53.75 £23.71
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -15.79% -24.00% +16.14%

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 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 16 January 2019, 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 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (33.33%) Data Management
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Intranet
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) Process Management
3 1 (16.67%) CMS
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium
3 1 (16.67%) Drupal
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (16.67%) Data Extraction
3 1 (16.67%) Data Mapping
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation

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 (16.67%) CMS
1 1 (16.67%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Data Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Data Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Data Quality Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Migration Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) QA Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Quality Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Data Management
2 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (16.67%) Content Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (16.67%) Data Extraction
3 1 (16.67%) Data Lineage
3 1 (16.67%) Data Mapping
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Process Management
3 1 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Workday