The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Master Data Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Master Data Management over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 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.

Master Data Management
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 115 123
Rank change year-on-year +10 +8  
Contract jobs citing Master Data Management 10 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.45% 0.51% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.62% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 3
Median daily rate £430 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.66% -16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £240 £442
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £389 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £58.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £58.00 - £35.00

Master Data Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1779 2248 1946
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 80.03% 82.16% 75.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1148 1247 1121
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 45 110
Median hourly rate £24.50 £18.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.24% -39.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.73 £13.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Master Data Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Master Data Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Master Data Management in the West Midlands

Master 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 Master Data Management in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Master Data Management in the West Midlands

Master Data Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Master Data Management in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Master Data Management in the West Midlands

Master 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 Master Data Management within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry +4 5 £410 -
Birmingham -1 3 £475 +21.79%
Warwickshire +2 1 £350 -9.67%
Master Data Management
England

Master Data Management
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Master 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 Master Data Management.

1 32 (100.00%) Data Management
2 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (40.63%) SQL
4 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
5 12 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (34.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (34.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (34.38%) Test Automation
6 11 (34.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (34.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 11 (34.38%) Test Planning
6 11 (34.38%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (34.38%) T-SQL
7 10 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (31.25%) Data Analysis
7 10 (31.25%) SDLC
8 9 (28.13%) Defect Management
9 8 (25.00%) Analytics
9 8 (25.00%) Waterfall
10 7 (21.88%) Business Process Mapping
10 7 (21.88%) Use Case
10 7 (21.88%) Data Lake
11 6 (18.75%) Data Structures
11 6 (18.75%) Data Modelling
11 6 (18.75%) Service Management
11 6 (18.75%) Migration
12 5 (15.63%) CMS
12 5 (15.63%) SAP
12 5 (15.63%) Integration Testing

Master 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 (15.63%) CMS
2 2 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (3.13%) SAP CO
2 1 (3.13%) SAP FI
2 1 (3.13%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (3.13%) SAP MDM
2 1 (3.13%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (6.25%) IaaS
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
2 12 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (34.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (34.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 11 (34.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (21.88%) Data Lake
6 2 (6.25%) Big Data
6 2 (6.25%) Data Mining
6 2 (6.25%) Hadoop
6 2 (6.25%) NoSQL
6 2 (6.25%) QlikView
7 1 (3.13%) Data Mart
7 1 (3.13%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (3.13%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (3.13%) QualityStage
7 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (34.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Advertising
3 1 (3.13%) Automotive
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) Business Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Business Systems Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Consultant
3 5 (15.63%) Systems Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Digital User Researcher
5 3 (9.38%) SAP Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) SQL Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) User Researcher
6 2 (6.25%) Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Big Data Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Data Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Tester
7 1 (3.13%) Administrator
7 1 (3.13%) Applications Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) .NET
1 1 (3.13%) Middleware
1 1 (3.13%) XML
1 1 (3.13%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Data Structures
2 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (6.25%) User Experience
4 1 (3.13%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (100.00%) Data Management
2 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (34.38%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (34.38%) Test Automation
3 11 (34.38%) Test Planning
4 10 (31.25%) Data Analysis
4 10 (31.25%) SDLC
5 9 (28.13%) Defect Management
6 8 (25.00%) Analytics
6 8 (25.00%) Waterfall
7 7 (21.88%) Business Process Mapping
7 7 (21.88%) Use Case
8 6 (18.75%) Data Modelling
8 6 (18.75%) Migration
8 6 (18.75%) Service Management
9 5 (15.63%) Data Conversion
9 5 (15.63%) Integration Testing
9 5 (15.63%) System Testing
9 5 (15.63%) Systems Analysis
9 5 (15.63%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) SQL
2 11 (34.38%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.13%) C#
3 1 (3.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) SAP
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) IBM
3 1 (3.13%) Informatica
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle