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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Quality
Rank 349 374 352
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -22
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 237 201 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.48% 0.41% 0.40%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.89% 5.20% 5.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 109 97
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£450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.76% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 7
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.15 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.79% +26.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.15 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+18.79% +26.27%
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
4027 3868 3177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.09% 7.96% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2426 2338 1854
Average daily rate £400 £411 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.67% -0.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £370 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.05% +12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 164 151
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.57 £10.65 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.85 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.75 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+26.76% -4.05%

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 31 March 2015.

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
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 31 March 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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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 -27 111 £450 +5.88% 19
South East +8 55 £400 -11.11% 4
South West +7 21 £425 +18.88% 6
East of England +17 13 £401 -8.45%
Yorkshire -7 13 £370 -17.77% 4
West Midlands -1 8 £400 -
North West -12 8 £525 +40.00% 2
North East - 1 £425 - 1
Data Quality
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Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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.

1 125 (28.87%) SQL
2 123 (28.41%) Data Management
3 121 (27.94%) Finance
4 120 (27.71%) Data Modelling
5 112 (25.87%) Data Governance
6 106 (24.48%) Migration
7 98 (22.63%) Data Analysis
8 93 (21.48%) Data Warehouse
9 91 (21.02%) Data Migration
10 89 (20.55%) Business Intelligence
11 78 (18.01%) ETL
12 67 (15.47%) Oracle
13 63 (14.55%) Banking
14 59 (13.63%) Analytical Skills
15 58 (13.39%) Stakeholder Management
16 54 (12.47%) SAP
17 53 (12.24%) SQL Server
18 52 (12.01%) Informatica
19 51 (11.78%) Microsoft
20 45 (10.39%) Quality Management
21 44 (10.16%) Agile Software Development
22 41 (9.47%) MS Excel
23 39 (9.01%) Data Cleansing
23 39 (9.01%) Data Architecture
24 38 (8.78%) Data Integration
25 37 (8.55%) Business Analysis
25 37 (8.55%) NHS
26 34 (7.85%) Master Data Management
27 31 (7.16%) Project Management
27 31 (7.16%) Validation

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 21 (4.85%) SAS
2 15 (3.46%) WebLogic
3 10 (2.31%) Oracle Workflow
3 10 (2.31%) Oracle Service Bus
3 10 (2.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 10 (2.31%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.15%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (0.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 3 (0.69%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.23%) Apache
6 1 (0.23%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.23%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.23%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 41 (9.47%) MS Excel
2 24 (5.54%) MS Office
3 15 (3.46%) MS Visio
4 14 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (2.54%) PowerPivot
6 8 (1.85%) MS Project
7 4 (0.92%) SPSS
8 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (2.54%) SAP SD
2 9 (2.08%) Oracle BPM
3 8 (1.85%) Documaker
4 7 (1.62%) Oracle TCA
5 6 (1.39%) SAP MDM
6 4 (0.92%) SAP FI
6 4 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.69%) SAP HCM
7 3 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.69%) ResourceLink
7 3 (0.69%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.46%) Teamcenter
8 2 (0.46%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.46%) HFM
8 2 (0.46%) SAP FI/CO
9 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.23%) SAP HR-PA
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.39%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.31%) HTTPS
1 10 (2.31%) SSL
2 6 (1.39%) LDAP
2 6 (1.39%) Internet
3 4 (0.92%) Intranet
4 3 (0.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (21.48%) Data Warehouse
2 53 (12.24%) SQL Server
3 30 (6.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (5.77%) PowerCenter
5 21 (4.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 19 (4.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 19 (4.39%) Oracle Database
7 16 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
8 15 (3.46%) Oracle BI EE
8 15 (3.46%) Data Mining
9 12 (2.77%) Base SAS
9 12 (2.77%) Oracle ODI
10 11 (2.54%) OLAP
10 11 (2.54%) Oracle Reports
11 10 (2.31%) IBM InfoSphere
11 10 (2.31%) Big Data
11 10 (2.31%) Relational Database
12 9 (2.08%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 9 (2.08%) Hadoop
12 9 (2.08%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 11 (2.54%) JIRA
2 8 (1.85%) LSMW
3 6 (1.39%) Talend Open Studio
3 6 (1.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (1.15%) ERwin
4 5 (1.15%) Mercurial
4 5 (1.15%) Subversion
4 5 (1.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (0.92%) Toad
6 2 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 121 (27.94%) Finance
2 63 (14.55%) Banking
3 16 (3.70%) Retail
3 16 (3.70%) Legal
4 14 (3.23%) Investment Banking
4 14 (3.23%) Marketing
5 11 (2.54%) Financial Institution
6 9 (2.08%) Billing
7 8 (1.85%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.39%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.92%) Electronics
10 4 (0.92%) Welsh Language
11 3 (0.69%) Advertising
11 3 (0.69%) Dutch Language
11 3 (0.69%) French Language
11 3 (0.69%) German Language
12 2 (0.46%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.46%) Front Office
12 2 (0.46%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 183 (42.26%) Analyst
2 130 (30.02%) Data Analyst
3 64 (14.78%) Developer
4 57 (13.16%) Business Analyst
5 56 (12.93%) Consultant
6 50 (11.55%) Architect
7 49 (11.32%) Quality Analyst
7 49 (11.32%) Data Quality Analyst
8 33 (7.62%) Data Architect
9 29 (6.70%) Data Consultant
10 25 (5.77%) Data Manager
11 23 (5.31%) Data Modeller
12 22 (5.08%) Project Manager
13 17 (3.93%) Informatica Developer
14 14 (3.23%) SAP Consultant
15 13 (3.00%) Oracle Consultant
16 12 (2.77%) Business Data Analyst
17 11 (2.54%) Governance Manager
18 10 (2.31%) Data Governance Manager
18 10 (2.31%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.93%) Oracle Fusion
2 16 (3.70%) Middleware
3 13 (3.00%) Web Services
4 10 (2.31%) JMS
4 10 (2.31%) JDBC
4 10 (2.31%) WebCenter
5 8 (1.85%) XML
6 7 (1.62%) HTML
6 7 (1.62%) .NET
7 6 (1.39%) MDX
8 5 (1.15%) JPA
8 5 (1.15%) XSD
8 5 (1.15%) XSLT
8 5 (1.15%) XML Schema
9 4 (0.92%) J2EE
10 3 (0.69%) SAP ALE
10 3 (0.69%) Web Dynpro
10 3 (0.69%) SAP Smart Forms
10 3 (0.69%) BAPI
10 3 (0.69%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 59 (13.63%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (8.78%) Data Integration
3 37 (8.55%) NHS
4 30 (6.93%) Reference Data
5 23 (5.31%) FMCG
6 18 (4.16%) Data Structures
7 12 (2.77%) Data Extraction
8 10 (2.31%) Visualisation
8 10 (2.31%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.39%) Replication
9 6 (1.39%) Taxonomies
9 6 (1.39%) Informatics
9 6 (1.39%) Credit Risk
10 5 (1.15%) Computer Science
10 5 (1.15%) W3C
11 4 (0.92%) DTV
11 4 (0.92%) Statistics
12 3 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (0.69%) Fixed Income
12 3 (0.69%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 14 (3.23%) Linux
2 9 (2.08%) UNIX
3 4 (0.92%) Windows
3 4 (0.92%) AIX
4 1 (0.23%) Solaris
4 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (28.41%) Data Management
2 120 (27.71%) Data Modelling
3 112 (25.87%) Data Governance
4 106 (24.48%) Migration
5 98 (22.63%) Data Analysis
6 91 (21.02%) Data Migration
7 89 (20.55%) Business Intelligence
8 78 (18.01%) ETL
9 58 (13.39%) Stakeholder Management
10 45 (10.39%) Quality Management
11 44 (10.16%) Agile Software Development
12 39 (9.01%) Data Cleansing
12 39 (9.01%) Data Architecture
13 37 (8.55%) Business Analysis
14 34 (7.85%) Master Data Management
15 31 (7.16%) Validation
15 31 (7.16%) Project Management
16 30 (6.93%) Logical Data Model
17 29 (6.70%) CRM
18 26 (6.00%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 125 (28.87%) SQL
2 25 (5.77%) T-SQL
3 18 (4.16%) PL/SQL
4 16 (3.70%) Java
5 13 (3.00%) Bash Shell
6 12 (2.77%) C#
7 10 (2.31%) C
8 8 (1.85%) VBA
8 8 (1.85%) Python
8 8 (1.85%) Shell Script
9 6 (1.39%) Perl
10 5 (1.15%) C++
10 5 (1.15%) VB
10 5 (1.15%) XPath
11 3 (0.69%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 3 (0.69%) ABAP
11 3 (0.69%) Jython
11 3 (0.69%) SAPscript
12 2 (0.46%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (3.93%) Degree
2 15 (3.46%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.62%) DV Cleared
4 6 (1.39%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.39%) ISEB
5 1 (0.23%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.00%) QA
2 10 (2.31%) Solvency II
3 2 (0.46%) SLA
4 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.23%) GAMP
4 1 (0.23%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.23%) GxP
System Software
1 14 (3.23%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (1.39%) Oracle Clusterware
3 1 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.23%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 13 (3.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 6 (1.39%) Oracle Flashback
2 6 (1.39%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (1.39%) Data Guard
2 6 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (1.15%) Oracle EDQ
4 3 (0.69%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.23%) Ambari
5 1 (0.23%) Oozie
5 1 (0.23%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.23%) Munin
5 1 (0.23%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.23%) OpenView
5 1 (0.23%) Nagios
Vendors
1 67 (15.47%) Oracle
2 54 (12.47%) SAP
3 52 (12.01%) Informatica
4 51 (11.78%) Microsoft
5 31 (7.16%) Business Objects
6 26 (6.00%) Trillium
7 21 (4.85%) DataFlux
8 18 (4.16%) IBM
9 13 (3.00%) Teradata
10 12 (2.77%) Siebel
11 10 (2.31%) Remedy
12 9 (2.08%) HP
13 8 (1.85%) Tableau
14 6 (1.39%) GoldenSource
14 6 (1.39%) Talend
15 5 (1.15%) Cerner
16 4 (0.92%) Cognos
16 4 (0.92%) Ab Initio
16 4 (0.92%) Google
16 4 (0.92%) Greenplum
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