Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 94 99
Rank change year-on-year +7 +5 +33
Contract jobs citing Data Management 97 110 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.09% 2.03% 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.53% 2.45% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 82 64
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +2.86% +16.67%
10th Percentile £333 £259 £308
90th Percentile £592 £638 £549
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.83 - -
England median hourly rate £30.00 £21.07 £18.50
% change year-on-year +42.38% +13.89% -21.28%

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 3,827 4,481 4,028
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 82.59% 82.54% 81.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,430 2,707 2,264
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £244 £250 £245
90th Percentile £550 £550 £545
England median daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +3.93% +1.88% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 133 165
West Midlands median hourly rate £24.98 £21.26 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.50% +6.30% -11.11%
10th Percentile £11.33 £10.90 £10.98
90th Percentile £48.75 £41.86 £43.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% +15.00%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 21 January 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 +25 42 £425 -12.82% 15
Warwickshire -12 15 £425 -5.56% 7
Coventry -12 9 £419 -6.94% 5
Staffordshire +12 6 £400 - 6
Sutton Coldfield -10 6 £520 -22.96%
Kingswinford - 5 £460 -
Solihull +3 1 - - 2
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
Data Management
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Data Management 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Data Management.

1 29 (29.90%) Business Intelligence
2 24 (24.74%) SQL
3 23 (23.71%) Data Quality
4 22 (22.68%) Master Data Management
5 20 (20.62%) ETL
5 20 (20.62%) Finance
5 20 (20.62%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (17.53%) Tableau
7 16 (16.49%) Analytics
7 16 (16.49%) Microsoft
7 16 (16.49%) Migration
8 14 (14.43%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (13.40%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (13.40%) Project Management
9 13 (13.40%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (13.40%) Data Governance
10 12 (12.37%) Visualisation
10 12 (12.37%) Data Migration
10 12 (12.37%) CRM
10 12 (12.37%) SQL Server
10 12 (12.37%) Power BI
11 11 (11.34%) Web Services
11 11 (11.34%) SharePoint
11 11 (11.34%) Security Cleared
12 10 (10.31%) QlikView
12 10 (10.31%) C#
12 10 (10.31%) Retail
13 9 (9.28%) .NET
13 9 (9.28%) Oracle
13 9 (9.28%) Degree

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 11 (11.34%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (3.09%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (3.09%) SAS
4 2 (2.06%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.03%) CMS
5 1 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (7.22%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.06%) SAP HR
3 1 (1.03%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.03%) Primavera
3 1 (1.03%) SAP APO
3 1 (1.03%) SAP CRM
3 1 (1.03%) SAP MDM
3 1 (1.03%) SAP MM
3 1 (1.03%) SAP PM
3 1 (1.03%) SAP PP
3 1 (1.03%) SAP QM
3 1 (1.03%) SAP SD
3 1 (1.03%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.12%) SaaS
3 1 (1.03%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.03%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.06%) Network Security
1 2 (2.06%) SMS
2 1 (1.03%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.40%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (12.37%) Power BI
2 12 (12.37%) SQL Server
3 10 (10.31%) QlikView
4 8 (8.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (7.22%) RDBMS
5 7 (7.22%) Relational Database
6 6 (6.19%) NoSQL
6 6 (6.19%) Oracle Database
6 6 (6.19%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (6.19%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (6.19%) Spotfire
6 6 (6.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (3.09%) PowerPivot
8 2 (2.06%) CloverETL
8 2 (2.06%) IBM InfoSphere
8 2 (2.06%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (2.06%) Pentaho
8 2 (2.06%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (5.15%) Git (software)
1 5 (5.15%) Subversion
1 5 (5.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.06%) Gatling
2 2 (2.06%) JMeter
2 2 (2.06%) Selenium
2 2 (2.06%) SoapUI
2 2 (2.06%) SpecFlow
2 2 (2.06%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.03%) TestDirector
General
1 20 (20.62%) Finance
2 10 (10.31%) Retail
3 6 (6.19%) Automotive
4 5 (5.15%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (19.59%) Architect
2 18 (18.56%) Developer
3 17 (17.53%) Analyst
4 11 (11.34%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 8 (8.25%) Business Analyst
5 8 (8.25%) Data Architect
5 8 (8.25%) Project Manager
6 6 (6.19%) Consultant
6 6 (6.19%) Data Analyst
6 6 (6.19%) Data Scientist
6 6 (6.19%) Designer
7 5 (5.15%) Data Quality Analyst
7 5 (5.15%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
7 5 (5.15%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.12%) Applications Manager
8 4 (4.12%) Business Developer
8 4 (4.12%) Data Manager
8 4 (4.12%) ETL Developer
8 4 (4.12%) Information Architect
8 4 (4.12%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.34%) Web Services
2 9 (9.28%) .NET
3 6 (6.19%) D3.js
3 6 (6.19%) WCF
3 6 (6.19%) WPF
4 4 (4.12%) HTML
4 4 (4.12%) XML
5 3 (3.09%) JSON
6 2 (2.06%) Ajax
6 2 (2.06%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.06%) HTML5
6 2 (2.06%) jQuery
6 2 (2.06%) REST
6 2 (2.06%) SOAP
6 2 (2.06%) WebKit
7 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (1.03%) Entity Framework
7 1 (1.03%) Highcharts JS
7 1 (1.03%) MDX
7 1 (1.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.43%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.19%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.09%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.06%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.06%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.06%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.03%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.09%) Windows
1 3 (3.09%) Windows 10
2 2 (2.06%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (29.90%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (22.68%) Master Data Management
3 20 (20.62%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (20.62%) ETL
4 16 (16.49%) Analytics
4 16 (16.49%) Migration
5 13 (13.40%) Data Governance
5 13 (13.40%) Project Management
5 13 (13.40%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (12.37%) CRM
6 12 (12.37%) Data Migration
6 12 (12.37%) Visualisation
7 9 (9.28%) Data Visualisation
8 8 (8.25%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (8.25%) Data Analysis
8 8 (8.25%) Data Architecture
8 8 (8.25%) Data Modelling
9 7 (7.22%) Enterprise Architecture
9 7 (7.22%) Information Security
9 7 (7.22%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 24 (24.74%) SQL
2 10 (10.31%) C#
3 7 (7.22%) JavaScript
4 6 (6.19%) GraphQL
4 6 (6.19%) PL/SQL
4 6 (6.19%) Python
4 6 (6.19%) R
4 6 (6.19%) Scala
5 2 (2.06%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
5 2 (2.06%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.03%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (11.34%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.28%) Degree
2 9 (9.28%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.06%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.06%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.03%) ISEB
4 1 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.03%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (23.71%) Data Quality
2 9 (9.28%) GDPR
3 5 (5.15%) QA
4 2 (2.06%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.03%) FATCA
5 1 (1.03%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.06%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (1.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 17 (17.53%) Tableau
2 16 (16.49%) Microsoft
3 9 (9.28%) Oracle
4 7 (7.22%) Cognos
4 7 (7.22%) SAP
5 4 (4.12%) Trillium
6 3 (3.09%) ESRI
6 3 (3.09%) IBM
6 3 (3.09%) Northgate
7 2 (2.06%) Capita
7 2 (2.06%) DataFlux
7 2 (2.06%) Datanomic
7 2 (2.06%) Informatica
7 2 (2.06%) OpenText
7 2 (2.06%) Syncsort
7 2 (2.06%) Talend
8 1 (1.03%) DevExpress
8 1 (1.03%) Siebel