Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 57 87
Rank change year-on-year -25 +30 -17
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 13 35 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.93% 2.24% 0.91%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.99% 19.66% 8.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 30 9
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% -2.78% +18.03%
10th Percentile £271 £334 £368
90th Percentile £625 £538 £600
West Midlands median daily rate £363 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -14.71% +6.25% -0.12%
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 - £13.00 £8.50
% change year-on-year - +52.94% -

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 186 178 160
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 13.24% 11.39% 10.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 125 108
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £413 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +14.19% +5.63%
10th Percentile £260 £219 £161
90th Percentile £586 £525 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £390 £386 £375
% change year-on-year +0.97% +3.00% -2.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 6
Birmingham median hourly rate £17.34 £30.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.22% +57.89% +26.67%
10th Percentile £13.64 £8.39 £10.56
90th Percentile £37.70 £53.75 £25.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -25.71% -30.00% -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 18 November 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 18 November 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 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (30.77%) Data Governance
2 3 (23.08%) SAP MDG
2 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
2 3 (23.08%) SAP
2 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 3 (23.08%) Data Management
2 3 (23.08%) Data Analysis
2 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
2 3 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (15.38%) Collaborative Working
3 2 (15.38%) Finance
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Postgraduate
3 2 (15.38%) MS Access
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) MySQL
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) Statistics
3 2 (15.38%) Strategic Planning
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Management
3 2 (15.38%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (15.38%) Master Data Management
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) QA
4 1 (7.69%) Selenium

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 (7.69%) CMS
1 1 (7.69%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) SAP MDG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
2 2 (15.38%) MS Access
2 2 (15.38%) MySQL
3 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) SAP Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) SAP MDG Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Functional Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Information Architect
3 2 (15.38%) SAP Functional Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) SAP Technical Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Data Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Data Migration Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Data Quality Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Data Steward
4 1 (7.69%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Quality Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) SAP Data Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Data Governance
2 3 (23.08%) Data Analysis
2 3 (23.08%) Data Management
2 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
2 3 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Collaborative Working
3 2 (15.38%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (15.38%) Master Data Management
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Management
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Statistics
3 2 (15.38%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Data Extraction
4 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) SDLC
4 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) GDPR
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) SAP
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft