Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 76 73
Rank change year-on-year -10 -3 +7
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 17 11 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.15% 0.88% 1.65%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.06% 10.28% 12.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 14
Birmingham median daily rate £369 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.24% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £264 £359 £313
90th Percentile £535 £464 £531
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +10.00%
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% -52.78%

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 169 107 185
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 11.40% 8.55% 12.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 70 141
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +15.38% -7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £208 £185
90th Percentile £525 £488 £450
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 5
Birmingham median hourly rate £16.21 £12.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.08% -52.00% +66.67%
10th Percentile £9.90 £11.50 £9.69
90th Percentile £57.45 £37.10 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.52 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +23.47% -6.25% -20.00%

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 21 June 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 21 June 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 8 (47.06%) Data Modelling
2 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 5 (29.41%) Data Analysis
2 5 (29.41%) Degree
2 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
3 4 (23.53%) Customer Requirements
3 4 (23.53%) Strategic Planning
3 4 (23.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (23.53%) Statistics
3 4 (23.53%) Performance Management
3 4 (23.53%) Postgraduate
3 4 (23.53%) MS Access
3 4 (23.53%) Project Management
4 3 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
4 3 (17.65%) ITIL
4 3 (17.65%) Oracle
4 3 (17.65%) SOA
4 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (17.65%) CMDB
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (17.65%) Finance
4 3 (17.65%) Service Management
4 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (17.65%) Logical Data Model
4 3 (17.65%) ServiceNow
4 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
4 3 (17.65%) ITIL V2

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:

Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Actimize
1 1 (5.88%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
2 4 (23.53%) MS Access
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
4 2 (11.76%) Data Mining
4 2 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (11.76%) Power BI
5 1 (5.88%) Big Data
5 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
5 1 (5.88%) Looker
5 1 (5.88%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (5.88%) Sisense
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Legal
3 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Configuration Manager
2 3 (17.65%) ITIL Configuration Manager
2 3 (17.65%) ITIL Manager
2 3 (17.65%) ITIL Project Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Data Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Data Migration Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Information Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Data Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Data Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
2 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (17.65%) CMDB
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.88%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (5.88%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Data Modelling
2 5 (29.41%) Data Analysis
3 4 (23.53%) Customer Requirements
3 4 (23.53%) Performance Management
3 4 (23.53%) Project Management
3 4 (23.53%) Statistics
3 4 (23.53%) Strategic Planning
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
4 3 (17.65%) ITIL
4 3 (17.65%) ITIL V2
4 3 (17.65%) Logical Data Model
4 3 (17.65%) Service Management
4 3 (17.65%) SOA
5 2 (11.76%) Analytics
5 2 (11.76%) Data Governance
5 2 (11.76%) ETL
5 2 (11.76%) Migration
5 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) Caml Language
2 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
2 4 (23.53%) Postgraduate
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
4 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) ISEB
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle
1 3 (17.65%) ServiceNow
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Informatica
3 1 (5.88%) SAP
3 1 (5.88%) Tableau