Period
to 23 April 2018

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 23 April 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 Management
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 120 133
Rank change year-on-year +15 +13 +13
Contract jobs citing Data Management 74 61 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.55% 1.32% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.84% 1.62% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 46 47
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% -5.26% +26.67%
10th Percentile £259 £300 £323
90th Percentile £625 £681 £588
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £22.25 - -
England median hourly rate £30.00 £22.74 £18.00
% change year-on-year +31.93% +26.33% -25.00%

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 4,014 3,768 4,385
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 84.06% 81.29% 83.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,514 2,359 2,424
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +6.16%
10th Percentile £263 £240 £243
90th Percentile £575 £538 £545
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 141 126
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +14.05% -20.11%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.25 £10.73
90th Percentile £48.75 £38.75 £43.75
England median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -10.00% +6.38% +11.90%

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 23 April 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Management in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 23 April 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 23 April 2018. 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
Birmingham -10 27 £475 +5.56% 6
Warwickshire -4 17 £425 -11.46% 7
Staffordshire +9 5 £400 - 8
Coventry -3 5 £388 -37.50%
Sutton Coldfield +1 4 £393 -41.78%
Wolverhampton - 3 £600 -
Shropshire -15 2 £425 +6.25% 1
Solihull -2 1 £438 +173.44% 2
Worcestershire - 1 - - 8
Data Management
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, 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 18 (24.32%) Data Quality
2 16 (21.62%) Finance
3 15 (20.27%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (18.92%) Migration
5 13 (17.57%) Management Information System
6 12 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (16.22%) Data Analysis
6 12 (16.22%) SQL
6 12 (16.22%) SQL Server
6 12 (16.22%) Data Modelling
7 11 (14.86%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (14.86%) Data Governance
7 11 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (14.86%) Data Architecture
8 10 (13.51%) Data Migration
8 10 (13.51%) Microsoft
9 9 (12.16%) SC Cleared
9 9 (12.16%) Security Cleared
9 9 (12.16%) Test Automation
9 9 (12.16%) GDPR
9 9 (12.16%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (10.81%) SDLC
10 8 (10.81%) Case Management
10 8 (10.81%) Project Management
11 7 (9.46%) ETL
11 7 (9.46%) Microsoft Excel
11 7 (9.46%) CRM
11 7 (9.46%) Information Management
11 7 (9.46%) Enterprise Architecture
11 7 (9.46%) Master Data Management

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 5 (6.76%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.05%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.70%) CMS
4 1 (1.35%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.35%) SAS
4 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (9.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.70%) SAP HR
3 1 (1.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.35%) Primavera
3 1 (1.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (1.35%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.35%) Bluemix
2 1 (1.35%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.35%) IaaS
2 1 (1.35%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.05%) SMS
2 2 (2.70%) Network Security
2 2 (2.70%) SAN
3 1 (1.35%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.86%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (5.41%) QlikView
3 4 (5.41%) Star Schema
4 3 (4.05%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.05%) OLAP
4 3 (4.05%) Qlik Sense
4 3 (4.05%) Snowflake Schema
5 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.35%) Big Data
6 1 (1.35%) BigQuery
6 1 (1.35%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.35%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.35%) PowerPivot
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (8.11%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.41%) Mercurial
3 2 (2.70%) Gatling
3 2 (2.70%) JMeter
3 2 (2.70%) Selenium
3 2 (2.70%) SoapUI
3 2 (2.70%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.35%) TestDirector
General
1 16 (21.62%) Finance
2 4 (5.41%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.05%) Retail
4 2 (2.70%) Banking
5 1 (1.35%) Automotive
5 1 (1.35%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (22.97%) Analyst
1 17 (22.97%) Architect
2 10 (13.51%) Developer
3 9 (12.16%) Business Analyst
3 9 (12.16%) Data Architect
4 5 (6.76%) Project Manager
4 5 (6.76%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (6.76%) Senior Business Analyst
5 4 (5.41%) .NET Developer
5 4 (5.41%) Data Analyst
5 4 (5.41%) Data Manager
6 3 (4.05%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (4.05%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 3 (4.05%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 3 (4.05%) Consultant
6 3 (4.05%) Information Architect
6 3 (4.05%) Master Data Manager
6 3 (4.05%) Programme Manager
6 3 (4.05%) Tester
7 2 (2.70%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.11%) .NET
1 6 (8.11%) JSON
2 5 (6.76%) XML
3 4 (5.41%) ASP.NET
3 4 (5.41%) HTML
3 4 (5.41%) LINQ
3 4 (5.41%) Node.js
3 4 (5.41%) React
3 4 (5.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (5.41%) WCF
4 3 (4.05%) CSS
4 3 (4.05%) Web Services
5 2 (2.70%) SOAP
6 1 (1.35%) Ajax
6 1 (1.35%) HTML5
6 1 (1.35%) jQuery
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.35%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.57%) Management Information System
2 11 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.41%) Reference Data
4 3 (4.05%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.70%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.35%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.35%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.35%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.35%) Learning Management System
6 1 (1.35%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.27%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (18.92%) Migration
3 12 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (16.22%) Data Analysis
3 12 (16.22%) Data Modelling
4 11 (14.86%) Data Architecture
4 11 (14.86%) Data Governance
5 10 (13.51%) Data Migration
6 9 (12.16%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (12.16%) Test Automation
7 8 (10.81%) Case Management
7 8 (10.81%) Project Management
7 8 (10.81%) SDLC
8 7 (9.46%) CRM
8 7 (9.46%) Enterprise Architecture
8 7 (9.46%) ETL
8 7 (9.46%) Feasibility Study
8 7 (9.46%) Information Management
8 7 (9.46%) Master Data Management
9 6 (8.11%) Acceptance Criteria
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.22%) SQL
2 4 (5.41%) C#
2 4 (5.41%) JavaScript
2 4 (5.41%) VB.NET
3 2 (2.70%) ANSI SQL
3 2 (2.70%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.35%) Java
4 1 (1.35%) Python
4 1 (1.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (12.16%) SC Cleared
1 9 (12.16%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.76%) Degree
3 2 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.35%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (24.32%) Data Quality
2 9 (12.16%) GDPR
3 3 (4.05%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.70%) SLA
5 1 (1.35%) FATCA
5 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (13.51%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.76%) Cognos
2 5 (6.76%) SAP
3 4 (5.41%) Oracle
4 3 (4.05%) Northgate
5 2 (2.70%) Capita
5 2 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.35%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.35%) Google
6 1 (1.35%) IBM
6 1 (1.35%) MapR
6 1 (1.35%) Tableau