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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Quality
Rank - 55 45
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 0 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - 0.90% 0.54%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 10.81% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £364 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -16.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £13.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% -18.18%
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
23 37 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 9.13% 8.35% 6.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 30 21
Median daily rate £375 £376 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.33% +0.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

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 27 September 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) OLAP
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) SAS
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Data Security
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) Base SAS
2 1 (50.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (50.00%) SAS EBI

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 1 (50.00%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Base SAS
1 1 (50.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) OLAP
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 1 (50.00%) SAS EBI
1 1 (50.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) ETL Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SAS BI Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SAS Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SAS ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
1 1 (50.00%) Data Cleansing
1 1 (50.00%) Data Flow Diagram
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) Data Security
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle