The table below looks at the statistics for Data Quality skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Quality over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Quality
Rank 158 162 212
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +50
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 40 40 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.74% 0.69% 0.19%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.81% 8.62% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 31 12
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -22.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.43 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+9.50% -14.28%
Data Quality
London

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 City of London region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
454 464 587
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.45% 7.98% 8.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 334 442
Average daily rate £450 £472 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.66% -0.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £307 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 9
Average hourly rate £22.63 £16.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.40% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £12.56 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £25.30 £67.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £19.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.51% +11.42%

Data Quality
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Quality across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Data Quality Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Data Quality
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Data Quality Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Data Quality
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Quality across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Data Quality Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Data Quality
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Data Quality Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 37 (52.11%) SQL
2 30 (42.25%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (39.44%) Banking
4 27 (38.03%) Finance
5 22 (30.99%) MS Excel
6 20 (28.17%) SQL Server
7 19 (26.76%) Data Management
7 19 (26.76%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (23.94%) Data Analysis
9 16 (22.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 16 (22.54%) Data Modelling
10 15 (21.13%) Microsoft
10 15 (21.13%) T-SQL
10 15 (21.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 15 (21.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 15 (21.13%) Data Governance
11 14 (19.72%) Analytics
11 14 (19.72%) Analytical Skills
11 14 (19.72%) SharePoint
12 11 (15.49%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (15.49%) NHS
12 11 (15.49%) Oracle
13 10 (14.08%) ETL
14 9 (12.68%) Informatica
14 9 (12.68%) Investment Banking
14 9 (12.68%) MS PowerPoint
14 9 (12.68%) Performance Tuning
15 8 (11.27%) MDX
15 8 (11.27%) Trillium
15 8 (11.27%) Migration

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 14 (19.72%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.23%) SAS
3 2 (2.82%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (1.41%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 22 (30.99%) MS Excel
2 9 (12.68%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (9.86%) PowerPivot
4 3 (4.23%) MS Office
5 2 (2.82%) MS Project
5 2 (2.82%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.41%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.41%) Maximo
2 1 (1.41%) HFM
2 1 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.41%) Unica
2 1 (1.41%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (1.41%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) Internet
2 1 (1.41%) HTTP
2 1 (1.41%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (42.25%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (28.17%) SQL Server
3 16 (22.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (21.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (21.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (8.45%) OLAP
6 5 (7.04%) Oracle BI EE
6 5 (7.04%) PerformancePoint
6 5 (7.04%) Oracle Database
6 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Power View
7 4 (5.63%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (5.63%) Oracle ODI
7 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (5.63%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (4.23%) Data Mining
8 3 (4.23%) MS Access
8 3 (4.23%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (4.23%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (8.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (2.82%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.82%) JIRA
2 2 (2.82%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.41%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.41%) Subversion
General
1 28 (39.44%) Banking
2 27 (38.03%) Finance
3 9 (12.68%) Investment Banking
4 6 (8.45%) Marketing
5 5 (7.04%) Retail
6 4 (5.63%) Legal
6 4 (5.63%) Advertising
7 3 (4.23%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.41%) Front Office
8 1 (1.41%) Electronics
8 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.41%) Billing
Job Titles
1 39 (54.93%) Analyst
2 30 (42.25%) Data Analyst
3 20 (28.17%) Developer
4 13 (18.31%) Business Analyst
5 12 (16.90%) Quality Analyst
5 12 (16.90%) Data Quality Analyst
6 6 (8.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 5 (7.04%) Business Developer
7 5 (7.04%) Information Analyst
7 5 (7.04%) SQL Developer
8 4 (5.63%) Data Manager
9 3 (4.23%) Project Manager
10 2 (2.82%) Consultant
10 2 (2.82%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Developer
10 2 (2.82%) Informatica Developer
10 2 (2.82%) Credit Risk Analyst
10 2 (2.82%) NHS Information Analyst
10 2 (2.82%) Report Developer
10 2 (2.82%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.27%) MDX
2 4 (5.63%) XML
3 3 (4.23%) XSD
3 3 (4.23%) .NET
3 3 (4.23%) XSLT
4 2 (2.82%) Middleware
4 2 (2.82%) XSL
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.41%) WebCenter
5 1 (1.41%) JDBC
5 1 (1.41%) Web Services
5 1 (1.41%) JSON
5 1 (1.41%) JMS
5 1 (1.41%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.72%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (15.49%) NHS
3 7 (9.86%) Management Information System
4 6 (8.45%) Reference Data
5 4 (5.63%) Credit Risk
6 3 (4.23%) Fixed Income
7 2 (2.82%) Credit Derivative
7 2 (2.82%) Derivative
7 2 (2.82%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 2 (2.82%) Market Risk
7 2 (2.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (2.82%) Informatics
8 1 (1.41%) Replication
8 1 (1.41%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.41%) Data Extraction
8 1 (1.41%) Taxonomies
8 1 (1.41%) W3C
8 1 (1.41%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.41%) DTV
8 1 (1.41%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.82%) Linux
2 1 (1.41%) UNIX
2 1 (1.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.76%) Business Intelligence
1 19 (26.76%) Data Management
2 17 (23.94%) Data Analysis
3 16 (22.54%) Data Modelling
4 15 (21.13%) Data Governance
5 14 (19.72%) Analytics
6 11 (15.49%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (14.08%) ETL
8 9 (12.68%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (11.27%) Migration
10 7 (9.86%) Validation
11 6 (8.45%) Kimball Methodology
11 6 (8.45%) Master Data Management
12 5 (7.04%) Data Validation
12 5 (7.04%) Logical Data Model
13 4 (5.63%) Business Analysis
13 4 (5.63%) Risk Management
14 3 (4.23%) Quality Management
14 3 (4.23%) Project Management
14 3 (4.23%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 37 (52.11%) SQL
2 15 (21.13%) T-SQL
3 6 (8.45%) VBA
4 5 (7.04%) C#
5 4 (5.63%) PL/SQL
5 4 (5.63%) VB
5 4 (5.63%) C
5 4 (5.63%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 3 (4.23%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.82%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.41%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 1 (1.41%) Jython
8 1 (1.41%) XPath
8 1 (1.41%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (8.45%) Degree
2 1 (1.41%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.04%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.82%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (5.63%) Oracle EDQ
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.41%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 15 (21.13%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.49%) Oracle
3 9 (12.68%) Informatica
4 8 (11.27%) Trillium
5 5 (7.04%) WorldPay
6 3 (4.23%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (2.82%) Teradata
7 2 (2.82%) GoldenSource
7 2 (2.82%) SAP
7 2 (2.82%) Cognos
8 1 (1.41%) Sybase
8 1 (1.41%) IBM
8 1 (1.41%) Cerner
8 1 (1.41%) Hyperion
8 1 (1.41%) Infor
8 1 (1.41%) Tableau
8 1 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.41%) Remedy
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago