Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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 Quality
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 94 70
Rank change year-on-year +30 -24 +10
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 35 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.20% 0.85% 1.18%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 19.34% 8.23% 12.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 9 15
Birmingham median daily rate £438 £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +24.14% -1.69%
10th Percentile £334 £368 £275
90th Percentile £538 £600 £453
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Birmingham median hourly rate £16.00 £19.61 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.41% - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £13.00 £14.06 -
% change year-on-year -7.51% - -

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 181 158 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 11.37% 10.38% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 106 80
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £369 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.47% +9.26% +20.54%
10th Percentile £220 £165 £210
90th Percentile £525 £525 £553
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £385
% change year-on-year +3.33% -2.60% +14.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 9
Birmingham median hourly rate £30.00 £19.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.89% +26.67% -37.33%
10th Percentile £8.39 £10.56 £10.36
90th Percentile £53.75 £25.00 £56.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £27.60
% change year-on-year -30.00% -9.40% +53.31%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Quality 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 Quality.

1 17 (48.57%) SQL
1 17 (48.57%) Business Intelligence
1 17 (48.57%) Data Management
2 13 (37.14%) Finance
2 13 (37.14%) Analytics
3 11 (31.43%) Data Migration
3 11 (31.43%) Migration
4 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 10 (28.57%) Visualisation
4 10 (28.57%) Data Visualisation
4 10 (28.57%) Power BI
5 9 (25.71%) ETL
5 9 (25.71%) Information Security
6 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Excel
6 8 (22.86%) Data Modelling
7 7 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (20.00%) Mathematics
7 7 (20.00%) Master Data Management
7 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (17.14%) D3.js
8 6 (17.14%) GraphQL
8 6 (17.14%) Tableau
8 6 (17.14%) NoSQL
8 6 (17.14%) R
8 6 (17.14%) Scala
8 6 (17.14%) QA
8 6 (17.14%) Spotfire
8 6 (17.14%) QlikView
8 6 (17.14%) Information Management
8 6 (17.14%) Python

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 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) Power BI
2 6 (17.14%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (17.14%) NoSQL
2 6 (17.14%) QlikView
2 6 (17.14%) Spotfire
2 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
3 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (5.71%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (2.86%) Pentaho
General
1 13 (37.14%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Analyst
2 8 (22.86%) Developer
3 7 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) Data Analyst
4 6 (17.14%) Architect
4 6 (17.14%) Data Scientist
5 5 (14.29%) Data Architect
5 5 (14.29%) Information Architect
6 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Informatica Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 2 (5.71%) Consultant
8 2 (5.71%) Data Consultant
8 2 (5.71%) Data Migration Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) ETL Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Quality Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Senior Consultant
8 2 (5.71%) Senior Information Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) D3.js
2 2 (5.71%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.43%) FMCG
3 2 (5.71%) Life Science
3 2 (5.71%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Windows
1 4 (11.43%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) Business Intelligence
1 17 (48.57%) Data Management
2 13 (37.14%) Analytics
3 11 (31.43%) Data Migration
3 11 (31.43%) Migration
4 10 (28.57%) Data Visualisation
4 10 (28.57%) Visualisation
5 9 (25.71%) ETL
5 9 (25.71%) Information Security
6 8 (22.86%) Data Modelling
7 7 (20.00%) Master Data Management
7 7 (20.00%) Mathematics
7 7 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (17.14%) Information Management
9 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (14.29%) Data Deduplication
9 5 (14.29%) Data Mapping
9 5 (14.29%) Time Management
10 4 (11.43%) Business Analytics
10 4 (11.43%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 17 (48.57%) SQL
2 6 (17.14%) GraphQL
2 6 (17.14%) Python
2 6 (17.14%) R
2 6 (17.14%) Scala
3 4 (11.43%) T-SQL
4 2 (5.71%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.71%) VBA
5 1 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) ISEB
2 1 (2.86%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) QA
2 2 (5.71%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.14%) Tableau
3 4 (11.43%) Oracle
4 3 (8.57%) Informatica
5 2 (5.71%) DataFlux
5 2 (5.71%) Datanomic
5 2 (5.71%) Trillium
6 1 (2.86%) Capita