The first table below looks at the demand for Data Quality skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Quality
Rank 370 326 368
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +42
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 227 178 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.44% 0.41% 0.39%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.56% 5.38% 5.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 107 141
Average daily rate £450 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £250 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 4
Average hourly rate £16.65 £13.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.35% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £11.35 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.25 £29.30 £18.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.40 £12.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
-13.31% -15.78%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4084 3311 4283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.96% 7.68% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2513 1990 2369
Average daily rate £400 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £608
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.60% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 134 233
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.58 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.20 £55.00 £36.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.25 £16.43
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -7.15%
Data Quality
UK

Data Quality
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Data Quality Jobs Demand Trend in England

Data Quality
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Data Quality Daily Rate Trend in England

Data Quality
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Quality across the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Data Quality Daily Rate Histogram in England

Data Quality
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Data Quality Hourly Rate Trend in England

Data Quality
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Quality across the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Data Quality Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Data Quality
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +61 159 £450 - 38
South East -39 22 £450 +12.50% 4
Yorkshire -14 16 £425 +41.66% 2
South West -32 10 £365 -2.66% 4
East of England -22 9 £425 -6.59%
East Midlands -6 5 £425 +21.42%
North West -18 3 £450 +5.88% 2
West Midlands -26 1 - - 3
North East - - - -
Data Quality
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Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 120 (28.44%) SQL
2 116 (27.49%) Data Management
3 112 (26.54%) Oracle
4 107 (25.36%) Finance
5 101 (23.93%) ETL
6 100 (23.70%) Data Modelling
7 98 (23.22%) Migration
8 94 (22.27%) Data Warehouse
9 90 (21.33%) Data Analysis
10 86 (20.38%) Data Migration
11 82 (19.43%) Informatica
12 76 (18.01%) Business Intelligence
13 72 (17.06%) SQL Server
14 70 (16.59%) MS Excel
15 69 (16.35%) Data Cleansing
16 66 (15.64%) Banking
17 63 (14.93%) Data Mapping
18 59 (13.98%) SAP
19 52 (12.32%) NHS
19 52 (12.32%) Data Integration
20 44 (10.43%) Data Governance
21 42 (9.95%) Talend
21 42 (9.95%) Master Data Management
21 42 (9.95%) Talend Open Studio
22 39 (9.24%) Validation
23 36 (8.53%) Project Management
23 36 (8.53%) Microsoft
24 35 (8.29%) PowerCenter
25 29 (6.87%) Quality Management
25 29 (6.87%) Reference Data

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 18 (4.27%) SAS
2 8 (1.90%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (1.18%) Tomcat
3 5 (1.18%) WebLogic
4 3 (0.71%) SugarCRM
4 3 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (0.71%) CMS
5 2 (0.47%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.24%) FileNet
6 1 (0.24%) IIS
6 1 (0.24%) PowerExchange
6 1 (0.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 70 (16.59%) MS Excel
2 25 (5.92%) MS Office
3 24 (5.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (4.74%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.95%) MS Project
6 3 (0.71%) Stata
7 2 (0.47%) SPSS
8 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (4.03%) SAP CO
2 16 (3.79%) SAP FI/CO
2 16 (3.79%) SAP FI
3 6 (1.42%) SAP CRM
3 6 (1.42%) SAP SRM
4 5 (1.18%) SAP HR
4 5 (1.18%) SAP SD
4 5 (1.18%) SAP MM
5 4 (0.95%) SAP FSCM
6 3 (0.71%) HFM
6 3 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.71%) SAP PP
7 2 (0.47%) Oracle TCA
7 2 (0.47%) Cerner Millennium
7 2 (0.47%) SAP EHS
8 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.24%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.24%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.71%) LDAP
2 2 (0.47%) IPv4
2 2 (0.47%) IPv6
2 2 (0.47%) SAN
2 2 (0.47%) Firewall
2 2 (0.47%) NAS
3 1 (0.24%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (22.27%) Data Warehouse
2 72 (17.06%) SQL Server
3 35 (8.29%) PowerCenter
4 25 (5.92%) Oracle Database
5 20 (4.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (4.27%) Oracle Database 11g
7 14 (3.32%) Relational Database
8 13 (3.08%) QlikView
8 13 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (2.37%) Data Mining
10 9 (2.13%) BusinessObjects XI
10 9 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
11 8 (1.90%) Oracle Database 10g
11 8 (1.90%) DataStage
12 7 (1.66%) Big Data
12 7 (1.66%) Oracle Database 12c
12 7 (1.66%) DB2
13 6 (1.42%) MS Access
13 6 (1.42%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 42 (9.95%) Talend Open Studio
2 13 (3.08%) JIRA
2 13 (3.08%) LSMW
3 8 (1.90%) Toad
4 7 (1.66%) ERwin
5 3 (0.71%) PowerDesigner
6 2 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.24%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.24%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 107 (25.36%) Finance
2 66 (15.64%) Banking
3 25 (5.92%) Investment Banking
4 20 (4.74%) Marketing
5 12 (2.84%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.84%) Pharmaceutical
6 10 (2.37%) Retail
7 6 (1.42%) Retail Banking
8 5 (1.18%) Back Office
9 4 (0.95%) General Ledger
10 3 (0.71%) Private Banking
10 3 (0.71%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.47%) Automotive
11 2 (0.47%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.47%) Billing
11 2 (0.47%) Wholesale Banking
12 1 (0.24%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.24%) German Language
12 1 (0.24%) Local Government
12 1 (0.24%) Legal
Job Titles
1 185 (43.84%) Analyst
2 119 (28.20%) Data Analyst
3 72 (17.06%) Developer
4 44 (10.43%) Architect
5 39 (9.24%) Consultant
6 38 (9.00%) Business Analyst
7 29 (6.87%) Quality Analyst
7 29 (6.87%) Data Quality Analyst
8 28 (6.64%) SAP Data Analyst
8 28 (6.64%) SAP Analyst
9 23 (5.45%) Functional Analyst
9 23 (5.45%) Informatica Developer
10 20 (4.74%) Data Manager
11 16 (3.79%) Data Architect
12 14 (3.32%) Talend Developer
12 14 (3.32%) SAP Functional Analyst
12 14 (3.32%) NHS Data Analyst
13 13 (3.08%) Project Manager
13 13 (3.08%) Data Migration Analyst
14 12 (2.84%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.98%) XML
2 15 (3.55%) J2EE
2 15 (3.55%) Web Services
3 8 (1.90%) .NET
4 7 (1.66%) HTML
5 4 (0.95%) Middleware
5 4 (0.95%) HTML5
5 4 (0.95%) jQuery
6 3 (0.71%) CSS
7 2 (0.47%) SOAP
7 2 (0.47%) ODBC
7 2 (0.47%) REST
7 2 (0.47%) Gherkin
7 2 (0.47%) Ajax
8 1 (0.24%) WCF
8 1 (0.24%) LINQ
8 1 (0.24%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.24%) Itk
8 1 (0.24%) Ember.js
8 1 (0.24%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 52 (12.32%) NHS
1 52 (12.32%) Data Integration
2 29 (6.87%) Reference Data
3 18 (4.27%) Management Information System
4 16 (3.79%) FMCG
5 9 (2.13%) Data Protection Act
6 8 (1.90%) AS400
6 8 (1.90%) Data Extraction
7 7 (1.66%) iSeries
8 5 (1.18%) Statistics
8 5 (1.18%) Open Source
9 4 (0.95%) Visualisation
9 4 (0.95%) Informatics
10 3 (0.71%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.71%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.71%) Data Conversion
10 3 (0.71%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.47%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.47%) Equities
11 2 (0.47%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 9 (2.13%) UNIX
1 9 (2.13%) Windows
2 3 (0.71%) Linux
3 2 (0.47%) SUSE
4 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.24%) Windows NT
4 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (27.49%) Data Management
2 101 (23.93%) ETL
3 100 (23.70%) Data Modelling
4 98 (23.22%) Migration
5 90 (21.33%) Data Analysis
6 86 (20.38%) Data Migration
7 76 (18.01%) Business Intelligence
8 69 (16.35%) Data Cleansing
9 63 (14.93%) Data Mapping
10 44 (10.43%) Data Governance
11 42 (9.95%) Master Data Management
12 39 (9.24%) Validation
13 36 (8.53%) Project Management
14 29 (6.87%) Quality Management
15 25 (5.92%) Analytics
15 25 (5.92%) Stakeholder Management
16 23 (5.45%) Data Transformation
17 22 (5.21%) CRM
17 22 (5.21%) Data Validation
18 21 (4.98%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 120 (28.44%) SQL
2 18 (4.27%) Java
3 16 (3.79%) VB
4 13 (3.08%) VBA
5 12 (2.84%) PL/SQL
6 8 (1.90%) T-SQL
7 7 (1.66%) R
7 7 (1.66%) JavaScript
8 5 (1.18%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.71%) PHP
9 3 (0.71%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.24%) SAS Macro
10 1 (0.24%) VC++
10 1 (0.24%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 1 (0.24%) C
10 1 (0.24%) C#
10 1 (0.24%) C++
10 1 (0.24%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 18 (4.27%) Security Cleared
2 15 (3.55%) Degree
3 6 (1.42%) PMI Certification
3 6 (1.42%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (1.18%) PMP
5 1 (0.24%) APMP
5 1 (0.24%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.24%) PhD
5 1 (0.24%) SAS Certification
5 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.24%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.08%) QA
2 6 (1.42%) SLA
3 2 (0.47%) Basel II
3 2 (0.47%) Basel III
4 1 (0.24%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.24%) COREP
System Software
1 2 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.24%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (3.79%) Oracle EDQ
2 12 (2.84%) Control-M
3 2 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 112 (26.54%) Oracle
2 82 (19.43%) Informatica
3 59 (13.98%) SAP
4 42 (9.95%) Talend
5 36 (8.53%) Microsoft
6 24 (5.69%) Business Objects
7 19 (4.50%) DataFlux
8 16 (3.79%) Teradata
9 15 (3.55%) Trillium
10 14 (3.32%) Siebel
11 13 (3.08%) Tableau
12 11 (2.61%) GoldenSource
12 11 (2.61%) IBM
13 8 (1.90%) Ab Initio
14 6 (1.42%) Vertica
15 5 (1.18%) Netezza
15 5 (1.18%) Cognos
15 5 (1.18%) Sybase
16 4 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
17 3 (0.71%) Confirmit
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