The table below looks at the statistics for Data Quality skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Quality over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Quality
Rank 42 39 45
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 2 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.69% 0.69% 1.45%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.14% 13.33% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Median daily rate £375 £131 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+185.21% -52.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £398 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.91% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.75 £25.00 £13.61
% change year-on-year
-45.00% +83.75%
Data Quality
South Wales

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 Cardiff region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
28 15 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 9.69% 5.21% 9.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 11 26
Median daily rate £388 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £180 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £16.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +19.04%

Data Quality
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing Data Quality as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Data Quality Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Data Quality
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Data Quality Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Data Quality 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) Migration
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (75.00%) Data Cleansing
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (62.50%) Data Migration
3 5 (62.50%) Validation
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle
4 4 (50.00%) MS Office
4 4 (50.00%) XML
4 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (50.00%) MS Visio
4 4 (50.00%) Data Modelling
4 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database
4 4 (50.00%) Data Flow Diagram
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (37.50%) Windows
5 3 (37.50%) Finance
6 2 (25.00%) Data Mining
6 2 (25.00%) ETL
6 2 (25.00%) Data Mapping
6 2 (25.00%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (12.50%) Change Control
7 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
1 4 (50.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (25.00%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (25.00%) Data Mining
6 1 (12.50%) Base SAS
6 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (12.50%) OLAP
6 1 (12.50%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (12.50%) SAS EBI
6 1 (12.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) DBA
2 3 (37.50%) Data Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 2 (25.00%) ETL Developer
3 2 (25.00%) SQL DBA
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) ETL Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft BI Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SAS BI Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SAS Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SAS ETL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Data Cleansing
1 6 (75.00%) Migration
2 5 (62.50%) Data Migration
2 5 (62.50%) Validation
3 4 (50.00%) Data Flow Diagram
3 4 (50.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (25.00%) Data Mapping
5 2 (25.00%) ETL
6 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (12.50%) Change Control
6 1 (12.50%) Data Management
6 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
6 1 (12.50%) Data Security
6 1 (12.50%) ETL Development
6 1 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle