The table below looks at the statistics for Data Quality skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Quality over the 3 months to 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Quality
Rank 75 85 83
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 3 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.22% 0.66% 0.15%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.69% 9.80% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 2
Average daily rate
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£288 £350 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% -24.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £325 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £463 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £9.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -25.00%
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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 East Midlands region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
64 102 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 4.62% 6.76% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 48 33
Average daily rate £320 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.18% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £171 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £453 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 26
Average hourly rate £10.84 £10.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.35% -68.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £9.00 £19.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £14.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.08 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+11.27% -25.76%

Data Quality
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Data Quality Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Data Quality
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Data Quality Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Data Quality
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Data Quality Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Data Management
3 3 (33.33%) SAS
3 3 (33.33%) SLA
3 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (33.33%) Banking
3 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (22.22%) Reference Data
4 2 (22.22%) Marketing
4 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
4 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Change Management
5 1 (11.11%) NHS
5 1 (11.11%) Toad
5 1 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle
5 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
5 1 (11.11%) Information Management
5 1 (11.11%) GoldenSource
5 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) JIRA
5 1 (11.11%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (11.11%) Data Mapping
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (11.11%) Asset Management

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 3 (33.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (11.11%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Toad
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (22.22%) Marketing
3 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Data Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) SAS Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Information Architect
3 1 (11.11%) SAS Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Quality Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Data Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Data Modeller
3 1 (11.11%) SAS Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Data Quality Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Data Quality Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Reference Data
3 1 (11.11%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Data Management
2 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Information Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (11.11%) Data Mapping
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) GoldenSource