The table below looks at the statistics for Data Quality skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Quality over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Quality
Rank - - 46
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - - 0.29%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+0.31% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -2.77%
Data Quality
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
39 17 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 8.06% 6.27% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 10 26
Average daily rate £363 £294 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.40% -22.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £343 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £30.00 £42.50 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +47.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -16.66%

Data Quality
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Quality across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Data Quality Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Data Quality
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Quality across the Bedfordshire region.

Data Quality Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Data Quality
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Quality within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Average
Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Data Quality
East of England

Data Quality
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Data Quality also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Data Quality.

1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
1 2 (100.00%) CMS
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Data Validation
1 2 (100.00%) Data Governance

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Data Quality also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Data Quality. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) CMS
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Data Validation
1 2 (100.00%) Data Governance
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA