The table below looks at the statistics for Data Quality skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Quality over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Quality
Rank 117 115 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 6 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.23% 0.30% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.41% 4.07% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
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£425 £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £9.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -25.00%
Data Quality
England

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 of England region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
249 172 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 9.74% 7.49% 8.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 100 116
Average daily rate £370 £369 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.33% +13.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £168 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 22 22
Average hourly rate £30.00 £13.38 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+124.29% -58.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.15 £10.54 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.95 £100.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.15 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+10.78% -25.43%

Data Quality
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Data Quality Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Data Quality
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Data Quality Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Data Quality
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Data Quality Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Data Quality
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Quality within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire - 4 £425 -
Essex -2 1 £375 -11.76%
Hertfordshire - - - - 2
Suffolk - - - -
Data Quality
England

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 9 (60.00%) ETL
2 8 (53.33%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (53.33%) Data Integration
3 7 (46.67%) Data Mart
3 7 (46.67%) Informatica
3 7 (46.67%) Oracle
4 6 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (33.33%) Oracle ODI
5 5 (33.33%) SAP Data Services
5 5 (33.33%) Oracle OLAP
5 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 5 (33.33%) OLAP
5 5 (33.33%) Business Objects
5 5 (33.33%) SAP
5 5 (33.33%) XML
5 5 (33.33%) SQL
5 5 (33.33%) Data Modelling
5 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 5 (33.33%) MS Access
5 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (33.33%) OLTP
5 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 5 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (33.33%) DataStage
6 4 (26.67%) MicroStrategy
6 4 (26.67%) IBM
6 4 (26.67%) Cognos
6 4 (26.67%) MySQL

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (46.67%) Data Mart
3 6 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (33.33%) Oracle ODI
4 5 (33.33%) SAP Data Services
4 5 (33.33%) Oracle OLAP
4 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 5 (33.33%) OLAP
4 5 (33.33%) MS Access
4 5 (33.33%) OLTP
4 5 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (33.33%) DataStage
5 4 (26.67%) MySQL
5 4 (26.67%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
7 1 (6.67%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) ERwin
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Data Quality Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Quality Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Data Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) ETL Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Data Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Development Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Informatica ETL Developer
5 1 (6.67%) NHS Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Product Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Informatica Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Data Integration
2 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (13.33%) Data Extraction
4 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) UNIX
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) ETL
2 6 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (26.67%) Logical Data Model
5 3 (20.00%) Physical Data Model
5 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (13.33%) Scrum
6 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
6 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Dimensional Modelling
7 1 (6.67%) People Management
7 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (6.67%) Data Governance
7 1 (6.67%) Master Data Management
7 1 (6.67%) Project Management
7 1 (6.67%) PRINCE
7 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
7 1 (6.67%) Kanban
7 1 (6.67%) Pattern Recognition
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Informatica
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle
2 5 (33.33%) Business Objects
2 5 (33.33%) SAP
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) MicroStrategy
3 4 (26.67%) IBM
3 4 (26.67%) Cognos
3 4 (26.67%) Teradata