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 2 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Quality
Rank 67 78 84
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +6
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 25 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.80% 0.33% 0.18%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 15.82% 2.60% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 2
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£419 £350 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.64% -28.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £290 £478
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £430 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
158 154 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 11.38% 12.56% 10.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 81 45
Average daily rate £325 £305 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% -4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £176 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £439 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 3
Average hourly rate £20.60 £20.50 £31.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.47% -35.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.70 £16.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.97 £28.10 £40.00
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 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 2 September 2015.

Data Quality Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Data Quality
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 2 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
Milton Keynes +14 25 £419 +15.51%
Data Quality
South East

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 20 (48.78%) Informatica
2 19 (46.34%) Data Management
3 16 (39.02%) PowerCenter
4 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (31.71%) Customer Engagement
4 13 (31.71%) Master Data Management
5 11 (26.83%) Finance
5 11 (26.83%) Validation
6 10 (24.39%) ETL
7 9 (21.95%) Migration
7 9 (21.95%) Data Migration
8 8 (19.51%) Data Integration
8 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
8 8 (19.51%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (19.51%) Oracle
8 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
9 7 (17.07%) SQL
9 7 (17.07%) SAS
9 7 (17.07%) Banking
10 6 (14.63%) MS PowerPoint
10 6 (14.63%) Risk Management
10 6 (14.63%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (14.63%) SLA
10 6 (14.63%) UNIX
10 6 (14.63%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (14.63%) Data Cleansing
10 6 (14.63%) Base SAS
11 5 (12.20%) Supplier Management
11 5 (12.20%) Credit Risk
11 5 (12.20%) Data Analysis

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (17.07%) SAS
2 3 (7.32%) PowerExchange
3 1 (2.44%) Documentum
Applications
1 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
2 6 (14.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.88%) MS Office
4 1 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Payroll
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (39.02%) PowerCenter
2 8 (19.51%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (14.63%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (14.63%) Base SAS
4 3 (7.32%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 11 (26.83%) Finance
2 7 (17.07%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (43.90%) Analyst
2 14 (34.15%) Developer
3 13 (31.71%) Informatica Developer
4 7 (17.07%) Data Analyst
4 7 (17.07%) Architect
5 6 (14.63%) Financial Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Product Specialist
6 4 (9.76%) SAS Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Consultant
7 3 (7.32%) Data Architect
7 3 (7.32%) Informatica Consultant
8 2 (4.88%) SAS Analyst Programmer
8 2 (4.88%) Quality Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence Architect
8 2 (4.88%) Credit Risk Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Data Quality Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) SAS Programmer
8 2 (4.88%) Analyst Programmer
8 2 (4.88%) Programmer
9 1 (2.44%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Data Integration
2 5 (12.20%) Credit Risk
3 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.44%) NHS
4 1 (2.44%) GIS
4 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) UNIX
2 1 (2.44%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (46.34%) Data Management
2 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (31.71%) Customer Engagement
2 13 (31.71%) Master Data Management
3 11 (26.83%) Validation
4 10 (24.39%) ETL
5 9 (21.95%) Migration
5 9 (21.95%) Data Migration
6 6 (14.63%) Data Cleansing
6 6 (14.63%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (14.63%) Risk Management
7 5 (12.20%) Data Analysis
7 5 (12.20%) Supplier Management
8 4 (9.76%) Data Architecture
9 3 (7.32%) Data Mapping
9 3 (7.32%) Data Reconciliation
9 3 (7.32%) Logical Data Model
9 3 (7.32%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (7.32%) Dimensional Modelling
9 3 (7.32%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.07%) SQL
2 3 (7.32%) C
3 2 (4.88%) C#
3 2 (4.88%) C++
3 2 (4.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) Degree
1 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) SLA
2 2 (4.88%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (48.78%) Informatica
2 8 (19.51%) Oracle
2 8 (19.51%) Microsoft