The table below looks at the statistics for Data Quality skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Quality over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Quality
Rank 84 66 65
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -1
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 7 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.64% 1.39% 1.00%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.33% 13.59% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 4
Median daily rate £425 £475 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +31.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £375 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £525 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £25.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-50.00% +85.18%
Data Quality
North West

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 Cheshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
84 103 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.68% 10.26% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 52 36
Median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £333 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 14 10
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -4.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-22.41% +38.09%

Data Quality
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire 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 Cheshire

Data Quality
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Data Quality Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Data Quality
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Quality across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Data Quality Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Data Quality
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Quality across the Cheshire region.

Data Quality Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Data Quality
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Quality within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -16 2 - -
Chester -2 1 £400 -
Macclesfield -4 1 £550 -
Knutsford - 1 £425 -
Data Quality
North West

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 8 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 7 (43.75%) SQL
3 6 (37.50%) Data Governance
4 5 (31.25%) Finance
4 5 (31.25%) Migration
4 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (25.00%) XML
5 4 (25.00%) SOA
5 4 (25.00%) ETL
5 4 (25.00%) Talend
5 4 (25.00%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (18.75%) RESTful
6 3 (18.75%) Data Cleansing
6 3 (18.75%) Information Security
6 3 (18.75%) Data Management
6 3 (18.75%) Degree
6 3 (18.75%) JSON
6 3 (18.75%) XML Schema
6 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (18.75%) OO
6 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (18.75%) SAP
6 3 (18.75%) SOAP
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
6 3 (18.75%) Workflow
6 3 (18.75%) Software AG
6 3 (18.75%) NHS
6 3 (18.75%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (18.75%) Business Activity Monitoring
6 3 (18.75%) Data Transformation

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (6.25%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) Data Mining
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.25%) Big Data
3 1 (6.25%) DB2
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
3 1 (6.25%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Data Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Integration Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Master Data Expert
3 2 (12.50%) Report Writer
3 2 (12.50%) Workday Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Credit Risk Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Credit Risk Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Data Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Data Migration Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Migration Manager
4 1 (6.25%) NHS Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Risk Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Risk Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) SAP Data Manager
4 1 (6.25%) SAP Data Migration Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Workday Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) XML
2 3 (18.75%) JSON
2 3 (18.75%) RESTful
2 3 (18.75%) SOAP
2 3 (18.75%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (18.75%) NHS
3 1 (6.25%) Credit Risk
3 1 (6.25%) Data Integration
3 1 (6.25%) Data Structures
3 1 (6.25%) Informatics
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 6 (37.50%) Data Governance
3 5 (31.25%) Migration
4 4 (25.00%) ETL
4 4 (25.00%) SOA
5 3 (18.75%) Business Activity Monitoring
5 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (18.75%) Data Cleansing
5 3 (18.75%) Data Management
5 3 (18.75%) Data Transformation
5 3 (18.75%) Information Security
5 3 (18.75%) OO
5 3 (18.75%) Workflow
6 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) Data Mapping
6 2 (12.50%) Data Privacy
6 2 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (12.50%) Master Data Management
6 2 (12.50%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Talend
2 3 (18.75%) SAP
2 3 (18.75%) Software AG
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) Teradata