The table below looks at the statistics for Data Quality skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Quality over the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Quality
Rank 76 82 54
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -28
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 10 1 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.83% 0.091% 1.57%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.71% 0.93% 17.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £413 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% -17.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.76% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.15 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+18.79% +26.27%
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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 Buckinghamshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
149 107 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 12.29% 9.72% 9.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 51 27
Average daily rate £335 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £168 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £370 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.05% +12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 10
Average hourly rate £40.00 £10.50 £12.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+280.95% -18.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% -5.94%

Data Quality
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Data Quality Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Data Quality
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Data Quality Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Data Quality
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Quality across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

Data Quality Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 7 (58.33%) SAS
2 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) Data Management
2 6 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 5 (41.67%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (41.67%) Base SAS
4 4 (33.33%) Validation
5 3 (25.00%) ETL
5 3 (25.00%) Data Integration
5 3 (25.00%) Data Validation
6 2 (16.67%) Reference Data
6 2 (16.67%) Master Data Management
6 2 (16.67%) Data Reconciliation
6 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
6 2 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (16.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 2 (16.67%) Credit Risk
6 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 2 (16.67%) Informatica
6 2 (16.67%) PowerCenter
6 2 (16.67%) Business Objects
6 2 (16.67%) MS Office
6 2 (16.67%) C
6 2 (16.67%) C#
6 2 (16.67%) C++
6 2 (16.67%) Java
6 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (16.67%) Management Information System

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 7 (58.33%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (41.67%) Base SAS
2 2 (16.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 2 (16.67%) PowerCenter
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Analyst
2 7 (58.33%) Data Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Informatica Developer
5 1 (8.33%) SAS Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Quality Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Data Quality Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) SAS Data Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (16.67%) Credit Risk
2 2 (16.67%) Reference Data
3 1 (8.33%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Data Management
1 6 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 4 (33.33%) Validation
3 3 (25.00%) ETL
3 3 (25.00%) Data Validation
4 2 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Master Data Management
4 2 (16.67%) Data Reconciliation
5 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
5 1 (8.33%) Data Governance
5 1 (8.33%) Project Governance
5 1 (8.33%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C
1 2 (16.67%) C#
1 2 (16.67%) C++
1 2 (16.67%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Business Objects
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (16.67%) Informatica
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle