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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Quality
North West / Cheshire
Rank 44 64 55
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -9
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 4 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.81% 0.78% 1.11%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.26% 9.46% 11.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
Median daily rate £425 £160 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+165.62% -56.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £120 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £412 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 £26.35
% change year-on-year
-5.12% -25.98%

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
39 74 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.91% 8.23% 9.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 55 41
Median daily rate £363 £483 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.87% +48.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £230 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Median hourly rate £25.00 £10.00 £15.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -37.17%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.17 £42.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-44.83% +68.00%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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
Macclesfield -1 1 £450 -5.26%
Knutsford - 1 - -
Data Quality
North West

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 5 (50.00%) Finance
1 5 (50.00%) Data Governance
2 4 (40.00%) Big Data
2 4 (40.00%) Data Management
2 4 (40.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) ETL
3 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Retail
4 2 (20.00%) Data Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Master Data Management
4 2 (20.00%) Data Analytics
4 2 (20.00%) Analytics
4 2 (20.00%) Data Ingestion
4 2 (20.00%) Data Security
4 2 (20.00%) SAS
4 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Unix
4 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (10.00%) Python
5 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (10.00%) SOA
5 1 (10.00%) OLAP
5 1 (10.00%) SAP
5 1 (10.00%) XML

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 2 (20.00%) SAS
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (10.00%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (10.00%) SAP MDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Big Data
2 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (10.00%) Apache Hive
3 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (10.00%) OLAP
3 1 (10.00%) OLTP
3 1 (10.00%) PowerCenter
3 1 (10.00%) SAP HANA
3 1 (10.00%) Spotfire
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (10.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Billing
3 1 (10.00%) Legal
3 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Data Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Data Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Ab Initio Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Business Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Data Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Data Governance Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Data Governance Manager
4 1 (10.00%) ETL Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Governance Manager
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL Service Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) QA Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) REST
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Credit Risk
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) Taxonomies
1 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Data Governance
2 4 (40.00%) Data Management
2 4 (40.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) ETL
3 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Analytics
4 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (20.00%) Data Analytics
4 2 (20.00%) Data Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Data Ingestion
4 2 (20.00%) Data Security
4 2 (20.00%) Master Data Management
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Data Lineage
5 1 (10.00%) Data Virtualisation
5 1 (10.00%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (10.00%) MapReduce
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (10.00%) ANSI SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Control-M
1 1 (10.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Ab Initio
2 1 (10.00%) Google
2 1 (10.00%) Hyperion
2 1 (10.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) Informatica
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (10.00%) Talend
2 1 (10.00%) Teradata