Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 150 120 152
Rank change year-on-year -30 +32 -4
Contract jobs citing Data Management 52 58 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.00% 1.31% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 1.58% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 42 41
West Midlands median daily rate £394 £431 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.70% -4.17% -
10th Percentile £277 £313 £313
90th Percentile £619 £537 £588
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.49% +0.06% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £25.12
England median hourly rate £35.00 £19.67 £18.80
% change year-on-year +77.96% +4.61% -16.44%

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 4,332 3,673 5,005
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 83.29% 83.14% 83.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,606 2,311 2,903
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £243
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 134 113
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.50% +17.65% -24.44%
10th Percentile £10.94 £10.96 £10.73
90th Percentile £36.65 £49.25 £38.95
England median hourly rate £22.50 £24.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -8.16% +4.26% +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 20 July 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
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 20 July 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 -24 16 £388 -12.68% 11
Warwickshire -2 12 £400 -18.37% 3
Shropshire -22 6 £388 -3.13%
Wolverhampton - 5 £575 -
Staffordshire - 3 £431 - 4
Coventry -16 2 £550 +16.09% 4
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £265 -
Solihull - 1 £438 -
Worcestershire - 1 - - 10
Data Management
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 23 (44.23%) Data Quality
2 15 (28.85%) SQL
3 13 (25.00%) Finance
3 13 (25.00%) Migration
3 13 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 13 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 12 (23.08%) Management Information System
4 12 (23.08%) SQL Server
5 11 (21.15%) ETL
6 10 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (19.23%) Data Modelling
6 10 (19.23%) Integration Testing
6 10 (19.23%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (17.31%) SDLC
7 9 (17.31%) Data Governance
7 9 (17.31%) Oracle
8 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
8 8 (15.38%) Data Architecture
8 8 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (13.46%) GDPR
9 7 (13.46%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Excel
9 7 (13.46%) Change Management
9 7 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (11.54%) PL/SQL
10 6 (11.54%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (11.54%) Oracle Database
11 5 (9.62%) Data Reconciliation
11 5 (9.62%) Master Data Management
11 5 (9.62%) WCF

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 4 (7.69%) Confluence
1 4 (7.69%) SAS
2 1 (1.92%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.92%) CMS
2 1 (1.92%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.92%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (1.92%) SAP CO
1 1 (1.92%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.92%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.92%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (1.92%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.92%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) SMS
2 2 (3.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.46%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (11.54%) Oracle Database
3 6 (11.54%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (7.69%) Star Schema
5 3 (5.77%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 3 (5.77%) OLAP
5 3 (5.77%) Qlik Sense
5 3 (5.77%) QlikView
5 3 (5.77%) Snowflake Schema
5 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.92%) BigQuery
7 1 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.92%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.92%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.92%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 4 (7.69%) Mercurial
1 4 (7.69%) Visual Studio
1 4 (7.69%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 13 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Retail
3 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.85%) Marketing
3 2 (3.85%) Retail Finance
4 1 (1.92%) Back Office
4 1 (1.92%) Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Electronics
4 1 (1.92%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Local Government
4 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (30.77%) Analyst
2 13 (25.00%) Architect
3 11 (21.15%) Developer
4 7 (13.46%) Data Architect
5 6 (11.54%) Business Analyst
5 6 (11.54%) Data Analyst
5 6 (11.54%) PL/SQL Developer
6 4 (7.69%) .NET Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Architect
7 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (5.77%) SQL Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Data Business Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Data Manager
8 2 (3.85%) Data Quality Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse Architect
8 2 (3.85%) ETL Architect
8 2 (3.85%) Financial Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Governance Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Quality Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.62%) .NET
1 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET
1 5 (9.62%) JSON
1 5 (9.62%) WCF
2 4 (7.69%) LINQ
2 4 (7.69%) Node.js
2 4 (7.69%) React
2 4 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (5.77%) CSS
3 3 (5.77%) HTML
3 3 (5.77%) XML
4 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 8 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.77%) Reference Data
4 2 (3.85%) Credit Risk
4 2 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.92%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.92%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.92%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.92%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.69%) Linux
1 4 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.00%) Data Analysis
1 13 (25.00%) Data Migration
1 13 (25.00%) Migration
2 11 (21.15%) ETL
3 10 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (19.23%) Data Modelling
3 10 (19.23%) Integration Testing
3 10 (19.23%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (17.31%) Data Governance
4 9 (17.31%) SDLC
5 8 (15.38%) Data Architecture
6 7 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (13.46%) Change Management
7 5 (9.62%) Collaborative Working
7 5 (9.62%) Data Reconciliation
7 5 (9.62%) Information Management
7 5 (9.62%) Master Data Management
7 5 (9.62%) OO
8 4 (7.69%) Case Management
8 4 (7.69%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 15 (28.85%) SQL
2 6 (11.54%) PL/SQL
3 5 (9.62%) ANSI SQL
3 5 (9.62%) C#
4 4 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.69%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.92%) Java
5 1 (1.92%) Python
5 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) SC Cleared
1 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.92%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.92%) Degree
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.92%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (44.23%) Data Quality
2 7 (13.46%) GDPR
3 2 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (3.85%) SLA
4 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.92%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (17.31%) Oracle
2 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.62%) SAP
4 2 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.92%) Ariba
5 1 (1.92%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.92%) Google
5 1 (1.92%) Lotus
5 1 (1.92%) MapR
5 1 (1.92%) PeopleSoft