Period
to 19 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Data Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Management over the 6 months to 19 March 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 Management
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 127 115 125
Rank change year-on-year -12 +10 -4
Contract jobs citing Data Management 70 75 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.42% 1.58% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 1.88% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 49 48
West Midlands median daily rate £420 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.18% -5.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £325 £261 £298
90th Percentile £555 £625 £679
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.00 £25.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.41% - -
England median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £22.74
% change year-on-year -28.33% +31.93% +41.33%

Data Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,300 3,999 4,103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 87.43% 84.47% 83.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,679 2,523 2,554
West Midlands median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% +2.56%
10th Percentile £281 £250 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £463 £438
% change year-on-year +2.70% +5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 132 149
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £24.99 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.97% +29.82% +10.00%
10th Percentile £10.97 £11.25 £10.73
90th Percentile £45.00 £48.75 £41.70
England median hourly rate £23.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -6.00% - +11.11%

Data Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Data Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Data Management in the West Midlands

Data Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data Management in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Management in the West Midlands

Data Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Management in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 19 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Management in the West Midlands

Data Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Management in the West Midlands

Data Management
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Management within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 March 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire -21 22 £420 -1.18%
Birmingham +7 20 £400 -15.79% 16
Warwickshire +1 12 £438 +2.94% 1
Coventry -8 10 £475 +15.15% 3
Solihull +1 1 £183 -58.29% 3
Data Management
England

For the 6 months to 19 March 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Data Management 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Data Management.

1 35 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (34.29%) Test Automation
2 24 (34.29%) DevOps
3 21 (30.00%) SQL
3 21 (30.00%) Data Modelling
4 20 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 19 (27.14%) Java
6 17 (24.29%) Scrum
7 16 (22.86%) Python
8 15 (21.43%) Oracle
8 15 (21.43%) Selenium
8 15 (21.43%) Cucumber
8 15 (21.43%) BDD
9 14 (20.00%) Functional Testing
9 14 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
9 14 (20.00%) Enterprise Content Management
9 14 (20.00%) Pega
9 14 (20.00%) Case Management
9 14 (20.00%) Data Analysis
9 14 (20.00%) Content Management
9 14 (20.00%) Documentum
9 14 (20.00%) Workflow
10 13 (18.57%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (17.14%) Relational Database
11 12 (17.14%) Test Strategy
12 11 (15.71%) Microsoft Azure
13 10 (14.29%) C#
13 10 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (12.86%) Big Data
14 9 (12.86%) Visualisation

Data Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 14 (20.00%) Documentum
2 5 (7.14%) Confluence
3 3 (4.29%) SAS
4 2 (2.86%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (11.43%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (8.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.43%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.43%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.86%) BlazeMeter
2 2 (2.86%) IaaS
2 2 (2.86%) PaaS
3 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.43%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.43%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.14%) Relational Database
2 9 (12.86%) Big Data
2 9 (12.86%) Hadoop
2 9 (12.86%) NoSQL
3 8 (11.43%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (11.43%) Cosmos DB
3 8 (11.43%) MongoDB
3 8 (11.43%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (11.43%) RDBMS
4 6 (8.57%) Power BI
4 6 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (7.14%) MS Access
5 5 (7.14%) SQL Server
6 3 (4.29%) Base SAS
6 3 (4.29%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (4.29%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 3 (4.29%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.86%) GIS
Development Applications
1 15 (21.43%) Cucumber
1 15 (21.43%) Selenium
2 7 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (10.00%) Maven
3 5 (7.14%) JIRA
4 4 (5.71%) WebDriver
5 2 (2.86%) JMeter
5 2 (2.86%) LoadRunner
5 2 (2.86%) Mercurial
5 2 (2.86%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.43%) PVCS
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (12.86%) Finance
2 1 (1.43%) Local Government
2 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (34.29%) Developer
2 12 (17.14%) Analyst
3 11 (15.71%) Tester
4 10 (14.29%) Data Analyst
5 9 (12.86%) Automation Tester
5 9 (12.86%) Java Automation Tester
5 9 (12.86%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 9 (12.86%) Selenium Tester
6 6 (8.57%) Python Developer
7 5 (7.14%) Test Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Big Data Developer
9 3 (4.29%) Architect
9 3 (4.29%) Business Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) Consultant
9 3 (4.29%) Data Architect
9 3 (4.29%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) Senior Test Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) Test Automation Engineer
10 2 (2.86%) GIS Developer
10 2 (2.86%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.43%) Django
1 8 (11.43%) Flask
1 8 (11.43%) GraphQL
2 7 (10.00%) .NET
3 3 (4.29%) CSS
3 3 (4.29%) HTML
4 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.86%) JSON
4 2 (2.86%) LINQ
4 2 (2.86%) Node.js
4 2 (2.86%) React
4 2 (2.86%) REST
4 2 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (2.86%) WCF
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.57%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.86%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.43%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (1.43%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.43%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.43%) NHS
4 1 (1.43%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.00%) Unix
2 1 (1.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (34.29%) DevOps
2 24 (34.29%) Test Automation
3 21 (30.00%) Data Modelling
4 17 (24.29%) Scrum
5 15 (21.43%) BDD
6 14 (20.00%) Case Management
6 14 (20.00%) Content Management
6 14 (20.00%) Data Analysis
6 14 (20.00%) Enterprise Content Management
6 14 (20.00%) Functional Testing
6 14 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 14 (20.00%) Workflow
7 13 (18.57%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (17.14%) Test Strategy
9 9 (12.86%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (12.86%) Visualisation
10 8 (11.43%) Collaborative Working
10 8 (11.43%) Data Virtualisation
11 7 (10.00%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 21 (30.00%) SQL
2 19 (27.14%) Java
3 16 (22.86%) Python
4 10 (14.29%) C#
5 6 (8.57%) VBA
6 4 (5.71%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.29%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.29%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.86%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.43%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.71%) Degree
2 3 (4.29%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.86%) ISEB
3 2 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.43%) PMP
4 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) Data Quality
2 3 (4.29%) GDPR
3 2 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (12.86%) Puppet
2 2 (2.86%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 20 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 15 (21.43%) Oracle
3 14 (20.00%) Pega
4 5 (7.14%) Atlassian
5 4 (5.71%) Tableau
6 3 (4.29%) SAP
7 2 (2.86%) AppDynamics
7 2 (2.86%) ESRI
7 2 (2.86%) New Relic
8 1 (1.43%) Alteryx
8 1 (1.43%) Informatica