Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 146 120 126
Rank change year-on-year -26 +6 -4
Contract jobs citing Data Management 61 72 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.17% 1.47% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 1.75% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 50 65
West Midlands median daily rate £408 £400 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.88% -12.09% +5.81%
10th Percentile £310 £311 £250
90th Percentile £563 £522 £645
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - £25.83 -
England median hourly rate £20.87 £25.83 £27.29
% change year-on-year -19.19% -5.33% +13.69%

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 4,503 4,119 5,047
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 86.66% 83.87% 84.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,773 2,649 3,021
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £270 £240 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 141 150
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.86 £25.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.56% +38.89% -10.00%
10th Percentile £10.99 £11.67 £10.61
90th Percentile £43.88 £48.75 £40.03
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £22.84
% change year-on-year -12.00% +9.48% +3.80%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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
Shropshire -40 21 £408 - 2
Birmingham -15 20 £400 - 9
Coventry -12 8 £475 -2.56% 3
Warwickshire +1 3 £275 -35.29% 1
Wolverhampton 0 3 £335 -
Data Management
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 28 (45.90%) SQL
2 26 (42.62%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (34.43%) Data Modelling
4 18 (29.51%) Test Automation
4 18 (29.51%) DevOps
5 17 (27.87%) Oracle
6 16 (26.23%) Microsoft
7 15 (24.59%) Data Analysis
7 15 (24.59%) Data Quality
8 14 (22.95%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (19.67%) Finance
10 11 (18.03%) Scrum
10 11 (18.03%) Java
10 11 (18.03%) Microsoft Azure
10 11 (18.03%) Relational Database
11 10 (16.39%) Unix
11 10 (16.39%) ETL
11 10 (16.39%) Workflow
11 10 (16.39%) Migration
12 9 (14.75%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (14.75%) Content Management
12 9 (14.75%) Selenium
12 9 (14.75%) Documentum
12 9 (14.75%) Python
12 9 (14.75%) C#
12 9 (14.75%) PL/SQL
12 9 (14.75%) Analytics
12 9 (14.75%) Case Management
12 9 (14.75%) Enterprise Content Management
12 9 (14.75%) Pega

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 9 (14.75%) Documentum
2 8 (13.11%) Confluence
3 7 (11.48%) SAS
4 1 (1.64%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (11.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (3.28%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) assyst
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.28%) BlazeMeter
2 2 (3.28%) IaaS
2 2 (3.28%) PaaS
3 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.64%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.03%) Relational Database
2 8 (13.11%) Big Data
2 8 (13.11%) Hadoop
2 8 (13.11%) NoSQL
2 8 (13.11%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (11.48%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (11.48%) Cosmos DB
3 7 (11.48%) MongoDB
3 7 (11.48%) RDBMS
4 6 (9.84%) Oracle Database
4 6 (9.84%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (8.20%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (8.20%) Power BI
5 5 (8.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (8.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (4.92%) Base SAS
6 3 (4.92%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (4.92%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 3 (4.92%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 3 (4.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (14.75%) Cucumber
1 9 (14.75%) Selenium
2 8 (13.11%) Jenkins
3 5 (8.20%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (6.56%) JIRA
4 4 (6.56%) Maven
4 4 (6.56%) WebDriver
5 2 (3.28%) JMeter
5 2 (3.28%) LoadRunner
General
1 12 (19.67%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Marketing
2 2 (3.28%) Retail
2 2 (3.28%) Retail Finance
3 1 (1.64%) Automotive
3 1 (1.64%) Back Office
3 1 (1.64%) Electronics
3 1 (1.64%) Local Government
3 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (27.87%) Developer
2 15 (24.59%) Analyst
3 11 (18.03%) Data Analyst
4 8 (13.11%) Tester
5 7 (11.48%) PL/SQL Developer
6 6 (9.84%) Automation Tester
6 6 (9.84%) Java Automation Tester
6 6 (9.84%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 6 (9.84%) Selenium Tester
6 6 (9.84%) SQL Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Big Data Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Business Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Data Quality Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Quality Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.92%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Senior Test Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Technical Business Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) Test Automation Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.48%) Django
1 7 (11.48%) Flask
1 7 (11.48%) GraphQL
2 4 (6.56%) .NET
3 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.64%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.64%) WCF
4 1 (1.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.92%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (3.28%) Credit Risk
3 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.28%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.64%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.39%) Unix
2 5 (8.20%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (42.62%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (34.43%) Data Modelling
3 18 (29.51%) DevOps
3 18 (29.51%) Test Automation
4 15 (24.59%) Data Analysis
5 14 (22.95%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (18.03%) Scrum
7 10 (16.39%) ETL
7 10 (16.39%) Migration
7 10 (16.39%) Workflow
8 9 (14.75%) Analytics
8 9 (14.75%) BDD
8 9 (14.75%) Case Management
8 9 (14.75%) Content Management
8 9 (14.75%) Data Migration
8 9 (14.75%) Enterprise Content Management
8 9 (14.75%) Functional Testing
8 9 (14.75%) Non-Functional Testing
8 9 (14.75%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (13.11%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 28 (45.90%) SQL
2 11 (18.03%) Java
3 9 (14.75%) C#
3 9 (14.75%) PL/SQL
3 9 (14.75%) Python
4 5 (8.20%) ANSI SQL
5 3 (4.92%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.28%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (3.28%) Degree
1 2 (3.28%) ISEB
1 2 (3.28%) ISTQB
1 2 (3.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.64%) SAS Certification
2 1 (1.64%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (24.59%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.64%) GDPR
2 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.64%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (6.56%) Puppet
2 2 (3.28%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 17 (27.87%) Oracle
2 16 (26.23%) Microsoft
3 9 (14.75%) Pega
4 4 (6.56%) Atlassian
4 4 (6.56%) Tableau
5 2 (3.28%) AppDynamics
5 2 (3.28%) New Relic
5 2 (3.28%) SAP
6 1 (1.64%) Alteryx
6 1 (1.64%) Ariba
6 1 (1.64%) Lotus
6 1 (1.64%) PeopleSoft