The table below looks at the statistics 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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Quality
Rank 185 206 196
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -10
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 608 532 541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.29% 1.13% 1.19%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 13.31% 12.05% 13.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 301 296
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £574 £567
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £405
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 13
Average hourly rate £16.09 £27.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.49% +83.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.48 £18.00 £8.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.89 £117.50 £32.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.09 £27.25 £15.11
% change year-on-year
-40.95% +80.31%
Data Quality
UK

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 England region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4568 4416 4069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.68% 9.38% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2864 2741 2391
Average daily rate £425 £400 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.18% -3.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 162 158
Average hourly rate £42.00 £22.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% +32.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £11.00 £10.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.00 £48.30 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £23.25 £17.08
% change year-on-year
+82.79% +36.16%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
London +15 304 £450 - 65
South East +19 91 £475 +11.76% 20
West Midlands +16 53 £450 +24.13% 5
Yorkshire 0 46 £361 -10.80% 7
North West -13 34 £350 -6.66% 6
East of England +4 31 £400 -0.12% 3
East Midlands -1 30 £400 +35.59% 3
South West -16 12 £375 -16.66% 4
North East -15 5 £550 -13.72%
Midlands - 5 £363 -
Data Quality
UK

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 501 (41.44%) SQL
2 374 (30.93%) Finance
3 328 (27.13%) Data Modelling
4 320 (26.47%) Data Management
5 304 (25.14%) ETL
6 298 (24.65%) Migration
7 290 (23.99%) Business Intelligence
8 256 (21.17%) Data Analysis
9 235 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
10 234 (19.35%) Oracle
10 234 (19.35%) Data Warehouse
11 213 (17.62%) SQL Server
12 208 (17.20%) Microsoft
13 206 (17.04%) Data Migration
14 183 (15.14%) Agile Software Development
15 177 (14.64%) MS Excel
16 176 (14.56%) Data Governance
17 161 (13.32%) Analytics
17 161 (13.32%) Banking
18 148 (12.24%) Informatica
19 144 (11.91%) Data Cleansing
20 140 (11.58%) Validation
21 128 (10.59%) Project Management
22 124 (10.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 116 (9.59%) SAP
23 116 (9.59%) Master Data Management
24 114 (9.43%) Data Architecture
25 113 (9.35%) Data Integration
26 97 (8.02%) Stakeholder Management
27 92 (7.61%) Management Information System

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 82 (6.78%) SAS
2 37 (3.06%) SharePoint
3 14 (1.16%) WebLogic
4 11 (0.91%) Confluence
5 10 (0.83%) Apache Spark
6 8 (0.66%) PowerExchange
6 8 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (0.41%) Apache
8 5 (0.41%) Apache Pig
8 5 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (0.41%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.33%) FileNet
10 2 (0.17%) Oracle Coherence
10 2 (0.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.17%) Tuxedo
11 1 (0.083%) GemFire
11 1 (0.083%) Node.js
11 1 (0.083%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 177 (14.64%) MS Excel
2 53 (4.38%) MS Office
3 48 (3.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 38 (3.14%) MS Visio
5 26 (2.15%) MS Project
6 10 (0.83%) SPSS
7 8 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (1.16%) Oracle BPM
3 10 (0.83%) SAP CRM
4 9 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
5 8 (0.66%) SAP CO
5 8 (0.66%) SAP FI
5 8 (0.66%) SAP FI/CO
6 6 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (0.41%) Teamcenter
7 5 (0.41%) Unica
8 4 (0.33%) HFM
8 4 (0.33%) SAP IS-U
8 4 (0.33%) SAP MDM
9 3 (0.25%) Adobe Campaign
9 3 (0.25%) Eloqua
9 3 (0.25%) Hyperion Planning
9 3 (0.25%) Oracle CRM
9 3 (0.25%) SAP SD
10 2 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
10 2 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.83%) SaaS
2 9 (0.74%) Office 365
3 7 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.17%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.17%) Google Tag Manager
5 2 (0.17%) Taleo
6 1 (0.083%) GitHub
6 1 (0.083%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.25%) Intranet
2 2 (0.17%) Extranet
2 2 (0.17%) HTTP
2 2 (0.17%) Internet
2 2 (0.17%) SSL
3 1 (0.083%) DWDM
3 1 (0.083%) SSH
3 1 (0.083%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.083%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 234 (19.35%) Data Warehouse
2 213 (17.62%) SQL Server
3 124 (10.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 78 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 73 (6.04%) BusinessObjects
6 70 (5.79%) Big Data
7 62 (5.13%) Oracle Database
8 56 (4.63%) Relational Database
9 54 (4.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 50 (4.14%) Hadoop
11 43 (3.56%) PowerCenter
12 39 (3.23%) Data Mining
12 39 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
13 33 (2.73%) MS Access
14 32 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
15 30 (2.48%) Pentaho
16 28 (2.32%) QlikView
17 27 (2.23%) OLAP
18 24 (1.99%) IBM InfoSphere
18 24 (1.99%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 35 (2.89%) ERwin
2 27 (2.23%) Talend Open Studio
3 26 (2.15%) JIRA
4 8 (0.66%) JDeveloper
5 7 (0.58%) Toad
6 6 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (0.41%) Git (software)
7 5 (0.41%) Visual Studio
8 4 (0.33%) PowerDesigner
8 4 (0.33%) Rational Rose
8 4 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (0.33%) Subversion
9 3 (0.25%) Ant
9 3 (0.25%) LSMW
10 1 (0.083%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.083%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.083%) Maven
10 1 (0.083%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.083%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.083%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 374 (30.93%) Finance
2 161 (13.32%) Banking
3 37 (3.06%) Marketing
4 35 (2.89%) Retail
5 34 (2.81%) Investment Banking
6 21 (1.74%) Financial Institution
6 21 (1.74%) Manufacturing
7 19 (1.57%) Legal
7 19 (1.57%) Telecoms
8 18 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
9 13 (1.08%) Retail Banking
10 12 (0.99%) Advertising
11 11 (0.91%) Front Office
12 8 (0.66%) Back Office
13 6 (0.50%) Electronics
13 6 (0.50%) Local Government
14 5 (0.41%) Korean Language
15 4 (0.33%) Automotive
15 4 (0.33%) French Language
16 3 (0.25%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 471 (38.96%) Analyst
2 289 (23.90%) Data Analyst
3 234 (19.35%) Developer
4 157 (12.99%) Architect
5 122 (10.09%) Business Analyst
6 109 (9.02%) Data Architect
7 69 (5.71%) Data Quality Analyst
8 68 (5.62%) Consultant
9 63 (5.21%) Data Business Analyst
10 58 (4.80%) Data Manager
11 54 (4.47%) ETL Developer
11 54 (4.47%) SQL Developer
12 49 (4.05%) Project Manager
13 48 (3.97%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 43 (3.56%) SQL Analyst
15 39 (3.23%) SQL Data Analyst
16 37 (3.06%) Financial Analyst
17 36 (2.98%) Informatica Developer
17 36 (2.98%) Quality Analyst
18 32 (2.65%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (4.05%) XML
2 35 (2.89%) Web Services
3 27 (2.23%) .NET
4 23 (1.90%) Middleware
5 21 (1.74%) Apache Avro
6 18 (1.49%) XSD
7 15 (1.24%) Oracle Fusion
8 14 (1.16%) MDX
9 13 (1.08%) WebCenter
10 10 (0.83%) COM
10 10 (0.83%) WSDL
11 9 (0.74%) REST
12 8 (0.66%) JMX
12 8 (0.66%) Oracle ADF
13 7 (0.58%) SOAP
14 6 (0.50%) XBRL
15 5 (0.41%) HTML
15 5 (0.41%) WebSphere MQ
16 4 (0.33%) CSS
16 4 (0.33%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 235 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
2 113 (9.35%) Data Integration
3 92 (7.61%) Management Information System
4 90 (7.44%) Reference Data
5 76 (6.29%) Data Structures
6 60 (4.96%) NHS
7 51 (4.22%) Visualisation
8 34 (2.81%) Data Extraction
9 30 (2.48%) Statistics
10 23 (1.90%) Computer Science
11 20 (1.65%) Market Risk
12 19 (1.57%) CMDB
12 19 (1.57%) Derivative
13 16 (1.32%) Credit Risk
14 14 (1.16%) FMCG
15 13 (1.08%) Fixed Income
15 13 (1.08%) Informatics
16 11 (0.91%) Taxonomies
17 10 (0.83%) Learning Management System
17 10 (0.83%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 45 (3.72%) Windows
2 36 (2.98%) Linux
3 28 (2.32%) Unix
4 5 (0.41%) MVS
4 5 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (0.33%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.17%) AIX
7 1 (0.083%) Android
7 1 (0.083%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.083%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.083%) Solaris
7 1 (0.083%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.083%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.083%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.083%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.083%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 328 (27.13%) Data Modelling
2 320 (26.47%) Data Management
3 304 (25.14%) ETL
4 298 (24.65%) Migration
5 290 (23.99%) Business Intelligence
6 256 (21.17%) Data Analysis
7 206 (17.04%) Data Migration
8 183 (15.14%) Agile Software Development
9 176 (14.56%) Data Governance
10 161 (13.32%) Analytics
11 144 (11.91%) Data Cleansing
12 140 (11.58%) Validation
13 128 (10.59%) Project Management
14 116 (9.59%) Master Data Management
15 114 (9.43%) Data Architecture
16 97 (8.02%) Stakeholder Management
17 84 (6.95%) Business Analysis
18 76 (6.29%) Data Mapping
19 74 (6.12%) CRM
20 57 (4.71%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 501 (41.44%) SQL
2 79 (6.53%) Java
3 68 (5.62%) T-SQL
4 66 (5.46%) PL/SQL
5 36 (2.98%) R
6 34 (2.81%) VBA
7 28 (2.32%) Python
8 23 (1.90%) PHP
9 21 (1.74%) C#
10 18 (1.49%) JavaScript
11 16 (1.32%) Ruby
11 16 (1.32%) VB
12 13 (1.08%) Perl
13 9 (0.74%) XPath
14 8 (0.66%) XQuery
15 7 (0.58%) C
15 7 (0.58%) Shell Script
16 6 (0.50%) Scala
16 6 (0.50%) VBScript
17 5 (0.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 91 (7.53%) Degree
2 77 (6.37%) Security Cleared
3 56 (4.63%) SC Cleared
4 29 (2.40%) ISEB
5 11 (0.91%) PMI Certification
6 10 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 8 (0.66%) PMP
8 6 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (0.50%) CTC Cleared
9 5 (0.41%) ACCA
9 5 (0.41%) CIMA
9 5 (0.41%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.33%) IIBA
11 3 (0.25%) APMP
11 3 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.17%) MCP
12 2 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
12 2 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.083%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (3.31%) QA
2 20 (1.65%) SLA
3 10 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
4 9 (0.74%) Solvency II
5 6 (0.50%) ISO20022
6 4 (0.33%) Basel II
6 4 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.25%) CRD IV
7 3 (0.25%) FATCA
8 2 (0.17%) COREP
8 2 (0.17%) GAMP
8 2 (0.17%) GxP
9 1 (0.083%) Basel III
9 1 (0.083%) BS7666
System Software
1 6 (0.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.17%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.083%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (0.083%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.083%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (1.08%) Oracle EDQ
2 4 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.25%) DBAmp
3 3 (0.25%) Jitterbit
3 3 (0.25%) SCCM
3 3 (0.25%) WSUS
4 2 (0.17%) Control-M
5 1 (0.083%) Ansible
5 1 (0.083%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.083%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.083%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.083%) Oracle Flashback
5 1 (0.083%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.083%) Puppet
5 1 (0.083%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 234 (19.35%) Oracle
2 208 (17.20%) Microsoft
3 148 (12.24%) Informatica
4 116 (9.59%) SAP
5 53 (4.38%) Tableau
6 37 (3.06%) IBM
7 29 (2.40%) Alteryx
8 28 (2.32%) Trillium
9 27 (2.23%) Talend
10 24 (1.99%) Cognos
10 24 (1.99%) Teradata
11 23 (1.90%) Cloudera
12 16 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
13 15 (1.24%) Ab Initio
14 12 (0.99%) Bloomberg
15 11 (0.91%) DataFlux
15 11 (0.91%) Hyperion
15 11 (0.91%) Reuters
16 10 (0.83%) Siebel
17 8 (0.66%) Netezza
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
North West
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: Market related
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £450 - £510 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Connectus
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum £25,000 - £30,000 pro rata (9 Month
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
England
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Eames Consulting
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £340.00 - £380.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
North West England
Real Staffing
Rate: £155 - £190 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
De Montfort Uni
Rate: From £36,672 to £46,414 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
North West England
Real Staffing
Rate: £100 - £120 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Surrey
Amoria Bond
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £250 - £400 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
England
Churchill Frank International
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 22 days ago