The table below looks at the statistics for Data Quality skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Quality over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Quality
Rank 113 122 124
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 13 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.50% 0.082% 0.27%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.68% 0.89% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 5
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£450 £475 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +9.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £475 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £409 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.09% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.43 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+9.50% -14.28%
Data Quality
South East

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 Berkshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
229 224 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.86% 9.14% 9.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 102 87
Average daily rate £450 £406 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £225 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 7
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.07 £18.78
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.24% -9.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.64 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.20% +14.28%

Data Quality
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Data Quality Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Data Quality
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Data Quality Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Data Quality
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Quality across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Data Quality Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Data Quality
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Quality across the Berkshire region.

Data Quality Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Data Quality
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell - 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Newbury - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £575 - 2
Wokingham - 1 £250 -
Data Quality
South East

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 8 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (50.00%) ETL
2 8 (50.00%) Data Management
3 6 (37.50%) Data Analysis
3 6 (37.50%) Data Governance
3 6 (37.50%) Quality Management
3 6 (37.50%) Telecoms
3 6 (37.50%) Data Modelling
4 5 (31.25%) Oracle
4 5 (31.25%) Hadoop
4 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (25.00%) Master Data Management
5 4 (25.00%) Reference Data
5 4 (25.00%) Ab Initio
5 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (18.75%) DataStage
6 3 (18.75%) Teradata
6 3 (18.75%) DB2
6 3 (18.75%) IBM
6 3 (18.75%) Marketing
6 3 (18.75%) Cloudera
6 3 (18.75%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (12.50%) Netezza
7 2 (12.50%) Data Mart
7 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (12.50%) Retail
7 2 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
7 2 (12.50%) Data Integration
7 2 (12.50%) Data Architecture

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 1 (6.25%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Unica
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (31.25%) Hadoop
3 3 (18.75%) IBM InfoSphere
3 3 (18.75%) DataStage
3 3 (18.75%) DB2
4 2 (12.50%) Data Mart
5 1 (6.25%) Star Schema
5 1 (6.25%) PowerCenter
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
5 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) ERwin
1 1 (6.25%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 6 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 3 (18.75%) Marketing
3 2 (12.50%) Retail
4 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Analyst
1 10 (62.50%) Data Analyst
2 8 (50.00%) Quality Analyst
2 8 (50.00%) Data Quality Analyst
3 5 (31.25%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (31.25%) Senior Data Analyst
4 4 (25.00%) Data Architect
4 4 (25.00%) Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Data Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Talend Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (25.00%) Reference Data
3 2 (12.50%) Data Integration
4 1 (6.25%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) ETL
1 8 (50.00%) Data Management
2 6 (37.50%) Data Analysis
2 6 (37.50%) Data Modelling
2 6 (37.50%) Quality Management
2 6 (37.50%) Data Governance
3 4 (25.00%) Master Data Management
4 2 (12.50%) Data Architecture
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (6.25%) Data Validation
5 1 (6.25%) Information Management
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) DNA
5 1 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle
2 4 (25.00%) Ab Initio
3 3 (18.75%) Teradata
3 3 (18.75%) IBM
3 3 (18.75%) Cloudera
4 2 (12.50%) Netezza
5 1 (6.25%) Talend
5 1 (6.25%) Informatica
5 1 (6.25%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (6.25%) Trillium