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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Quality over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Quality
Rank 54 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 5 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.20% 2.70% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.09% 34.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 0
Average daily rate £325 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £27.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-41.28% +60.29%
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
55 23 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 13.16% 7.77% 7.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 13 14
Average daily rate £325 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £175 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £25.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+70.00% +45.77%

Data Quality
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Quality across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 (81.82%) Microsoft
1 9 (81.82%) Migration
2 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
3 7 (63.64%) MS Office
3 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 7 (63.64%) Oracle
3 7 (63.64%) Windows
3 7 (63.64%) SharePoint
3 7 (63.64%) MS Visio
3 7 (63.64%) Data Modelling
3 7 (63.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (63.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (63.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (63.64%) Data Cleansing
4 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 6 (54.55%) Data Migration
4 6 (54.55%) Validation
4 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
5 5 (45.45%) XML
5 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database
6 4 (36.36%) Finance
6 4 (36.36%) Data Mapping
7 2 (18.18%) Data Mining
7 2 (18.18%) ETL
7 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (18.18%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (9.09%) Change Control
8 1 (9.09%) Reference Data
8 1 (9.09%) SAS Data Integration Studio

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 (63.64%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (63.64%) MS Office
1 7 (63.64%) MS Visio
2 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) DWDM
1 1 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 7 (63.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 7 (63.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (63.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database
5 2 (18.18%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (18.18%) Data Mining
6 1 (9.09%) Base SAS
6 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (9.09%) OLAP
6 1 (9.09%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (9.09%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) DBA
2 5 (45.45%) Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Data Analyst
4 3 (27.27%) SQL DBA
5 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Developer
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (9.09%) Administrator
6 1 (9.09%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Architect
6 1 (9.09%) ETL Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft BI Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Migration Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Migration Architect
6 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
6 1 (9.09%) SQL BI Developer
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
6 1 (9.09%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 1 (9.09%) Data Integration
1 1 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (9.09%) NHS
1 1 (9.09%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Migration
2 7 (63.64%) Data Cleansing
2 7 (63.64%) Data Modelling
3 6 (54.55%) Data Migration
3 6 (54.55%) Validation
4 4 (36.36%) Data Mapping
5 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (18.18%) ETL
6 1 (9.09%) Change Control
6 1 (9.09%) CRM
6 1 (9.09%) Data Architecture
6 1 (9.09%) Data Management
6 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
6 1 (9.09%) Data Security
6 1 (9.09%) ETL Development
6 1 (9.09%) Scrum
6 1 (9.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
2 1 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) 3PAR
3 1 (9.09%) Dell
3 1 (9.09%) HP