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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Quality
Rank 208 221 198
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -23
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 581 531 566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.13% 1.03% 1.14%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 13.01% 11.39% 12.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 354 352
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £284 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £550 £579
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.11% +0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 16
Average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £13.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.21% +73.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.54 £14.00 £11.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £41.08 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £25.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-46.00% +85.18%
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
4465 4663 4567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.71% 9.05% 9.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2889 2874 2822
Average daily rate £425 £413 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 151 201
Average hourly rate £25.75 £26.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.96% +23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.33 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £29.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +38.09%

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 1 May 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
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 1 May 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 +17 271 £450 +2.85% 46
South East -59 90 £445 +3.48% 10
West Midlands +4 50 £388 +3.33% 7
East Midlands +38 43 £325 -8.45% 3
East of England +14 30 £350 -12.50% 4
North West -8 30 £400 -13.51% 4
Yorkshire -8 29 £413 +11.48% 10
Midlands - 21 £425 -
South West -14 11 £450 +7.14% 3
North East - 2 £400 -
Data Quality
UK

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 499 (41.48%) SQL
2 360 (29.93%) Finance
3 355 (29.51%) Data Modelling
4 332 (27.60%) Data Management
5 286 (23.77%) Data Analysis
6 284 (23.61%) Migration
7 279 (23.19%) Business Intelligence
8 273 (22.69%) ETL
9 231 (19.20%) Data Warehouse
10 226 (18.79%) Oracle
11 206 (17.12%) Data Governance
12 203 (16.87%) Data Migration
13 189 (15.71%) Analytical Skills
13 189 (15.71%) Microsoft
14 181 (15.05%) Agile Software Development
15 168 (13.97%) MS Excel
16 167 (13.88%) SQL Server
17 152 (12.64%) Analytics
18 150 (12.47%) Master Data Management
19 141 (11.72%) Banking
20 135 (11.22%) Project Management
21 128 (10.64%) Data Cleansing
22 123 (10.22%) Validation
23 117 (9.73%) SAP
24 114 (9.48%) Data Architecture
25 107 (8.89%) Informatica
26 100 (8.31%) Data Integration
27 98 (8.15%) Stakeholder Management
28 95 (7.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
29 94 (7.81%) Reference Data

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 91 (7.56%) SAS
2 30 (2.49%) SharePoint
3 16 (1.33%) Apache Spark
3 16 (1.33%) WebLogic
4 13 (1.08%) Apache Pig
5 11 (0.91%) Apache
5 11 (0.91%) WebSphere
6 9 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
7 8 (0.67%) PowerExchange
8 7 (0.58%) Confluence
9 5 (0.42%) NetWeaver
10 4 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.25%) FileNet
12 2 (0.17%) CMS
12 2 (0.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.17%) Tuxedo
13 1 (0.083%) Node.js
13 1 (0.083%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 168 (13.97%) MS Excel
2 49 (4.07%) MS PowerPoint
3 46 (3.82%) MS Office
4 29 (2.41%) MS Project
5 24 (2.00%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.50%) SPSS
7 5 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (1.16%) Oracle BPM
3 10 (0.83%) HFM
3 10 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 8 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (0.58%) Oracle CRM
6 6 (0.50%) Maximo
6 6 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
6 6 (0.50%) SAP IS-U
6 6 (0.50%) SAP MDM
6 6 (0.50%) Unit4 Business World
7 4 (0.33%) SAP CRM
7 4 (0.33%) Teamcenter
7 4 (0.33%) Unica
8 3 (0.25%) Eloqua
9 2 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
9 2 (0.17%) Hyperion Planning
9 2 (0.17%) Markit EDM
9 2 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (0.17%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 11 (0.91%) SaaS
2 9 (0.75%) Office 365
3 8 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.33%) Oracle CX
6 2 (0.17%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.17%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.17%) Google Tag Manager
6 2 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.17%) Taleo
7 1 (0.083%) GitHub
7 1 (0.083%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.083%) Google Drive
7 1 (0.083%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.25%) Intranet
2 2 (0.17%) ATM
2 2 (0.17%) Extranet
2 2 (0.17%) HTTP
2 2 (0.17%) SSL
3 1 (0.083%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (0.083%) DWDM
3 1 (0.083%) Internet
3 1 (0.083%) Network Security
3 1 (0.083%) SSH
3 1 (0.083%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.083%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 231 (19.20%) Data Warehouse
2 167 (13.88%) SQL Server
3 95 (7.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 81 (6.73%) Relational Database
5 64 (5.32%) Oracle Database
6 62 (5.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 58 (4.82%) BusinessObjects
8 56 (4.66%) Big Data
9 49 (4.07%) Data Mining
10 47 (3.91%) Hadoop
11 46 (3.82%) IBM InfoSphere
11 46 (3.82%) MS Access
12 42 (3.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 35 (2.91%) PowerCenter
14 31 (2.58%) DB2
15 29 (2.41%) OLAP
16 28 (2.33%) RDBMS
17 27 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
18 26 (2.16%) QlikView
19 25 (2.08%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 43 (3.57%) Talend Open Studio
2 29 (2.41%) JIRA
3 20 (1.66%) ERwin
4 8 (0.67%) JDeveloper
5 7 (0.58%) Ant
5 7 (0.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 7 (0.58%) Visual Studio
6 5 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (0.42%) Toad
7 4 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (0.25%) Git (software)
8 3 (0.25%) Subversion
9 2 (0.17%) LSMW
10 1 (0.083%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 1 (0.083%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.083%) Maven
10 1 (0.083%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.083%) PowerDesigner
10 1 (0.083%) TestDirector
10 1 (0.083%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 360 (29.93%) Finance
2 141 (11.72%) Banking
3 46 (3.82%) Marketing
4 41 (3.41%) Retail
5 29 (2.41%) Investment Banking
5 29 (2.41%) Telecoms
6 27 (2.24%) Financial Institution
7 24 (2.00%) Manufacturing
8 14 (1.16%) Advertising
8 14 (1.16%) Legal
9 13 (1.08%) Retail Banking
10 10 (0.83%) Electronics
11 8 (0.67%) Local Government
12 7 (0.58%) Publishing
13 6 (0.50%) Front Office
13 6 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.42%) Back Office
14 5 (0.42%) General Ledger
14 5 (0.42%) Korean Language
15 4 (0.33%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 493 (40.98%) Analyst
2 308 (25.60%) Data Analyst
3 210 (17.46%) Developer
4 157 (13.05%) Architect
5 117 (9.73%) Business Analyst
6 112 (9.31%) Data Architect
7 68 (5.65%) Data Quality Analyst
8 61 (5.07%) Consultant
9 59 (4.90%) Data Business Analyst
10 58 (4.82%) Data Manager
11 57 (4.74%) SQL Analyst
12 47 (3.91%) SQL Data Analyst
13 45 (3.74%) ETL Developer
14 42 (3.49%) Quality Analyst
15 41 (3.41%) Project Manager
15 41 (3.41%) SQL Developer
16 37 (3.08%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 36 (2.99%) Data Modeller
17 36 (2.99%) Migration Analyst
18 34 (2.83%) Data Migration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (4.07%) XML
2 45 (3.74%) Web Services
3 26 (2.16%) .NET
4 22 (1.83%) XSD
5 21 (1.75%) Middleware
6 15 (1.25%) Oracle Fusion
7 13 (1.08%) WebCenter
8 10 (0.83%) SOAP
8 10 (0.83%) WSDL
9 9 (0.75%) COM
9 9 (0.75%) REST
10 8 (0.67%) JMX
10 8 (0.67%) Oracle ADF
10 8 (0.67%) WebSphere MQ
11 6 (0.50%) Apache Avro
11 6 (0.50%) JSON
11 6 (0.50%) MDX
11 6 (0.50%) XML Schema
12 4 (0.33%) ASP.NET
12 4 (0.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 189 (15.71%) Analytical Skills
2 100 (8.31%) Data Integration
3 94 (7.81%) Reference Data
4 89 (7.40%) Management Information System
5 68 (5.65%) NHS
6 63 (5.24%) Data Structures
7 43 (3.57%) Visualisation
8 32 (2.66%) Data Extraction
9 26 (2.16%) Credit Risk
10 22 (1.83%) Statistics
11 17 (1.41%) Learning Management System
12 15 (1.25%) Market Risk
13 14 (1.16%) CMDB
14 13 (1.08%) FMCG
15 12 (1.00%) Computer Science
15 12 (1.00%) Informatics
16 11 (0.91%) Data Conversion
17 10 (0.83%) Fixed Income
17 10 (0.83%) Taxonomies
17 10 (0.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (2.16%) Unix
2 23 (1.91%) Windows
3 16 (1.33%) Linux
4 8 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.25%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.17%) AIX
6 2 (0.17%) MVS
7 1 (0.083%) Solaris
7 1 (0.083%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 355 (29.51%) Data Modelling
2 332 (27.60%) Data Management
3 286 (23.77%) Data Analysis
4 284 (23.61%) Migration
5 279 (23.19%) Business Intelligence
6 273 (22.69%) ETL
7 206 (17.12%) Data Governance
8 203 (16.87%) Data Migration
9 181 (15.05%) Agile Software Development
10 152 (12.64%) Analytics
11 150 (12.47%) Master Data Management
12 135 (11.22%) Project Management
13 128 (10.64%) Data Cleansing
14 123 (10.22%) Validation
15 114 (9.48%) Data Architecture
16 98 (8.15%) Stakeholder Management
17 83 (6.90%) Quality Management
18 78 (6.48%) Data Mapping
19 74 (6.15%) CRM
20 71 (5.90%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 499 (41.48%) SQL
2 71 (5.90%) Java
3 52 (4.32%) PL/SQL
4 38 (3.16%) T-SQL
5 29 (2.41%) VBA
6 27 (2.24%) Python
7 20 (1.66%) C#
8 18 (1.50%) R
9 16 (1.33%) JavaScript
10 13 (1.08%) VB
11 12 (1.00%) C++
12 11 (0.91%) Scala
13 10 (0.83%) Shell Script
14 9 (0.75%) XPath
15 8 (0.67%) C
15 8 (0.67%) XQuery
16 7 (0.58%) Perl
16 7 (0.58%) PHP
16 7 (0.58%) SPARQL
17 6 (0.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 83 (6.90%) Degree
2 71 (5.90%) Security Cleared
3 50 (4.16%) SC Cleared
4 11 (0.91%) ISEB
5 7 (0.58%) ACCA
5 7 (0.58%) CIMA
5 7 (0.58%) PMI Certification
6 6 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (0.50%) CTC Cleared
6 6 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (0.42%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.42%) PMP
7 5 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (0.33%) IIBA
9 3 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.17%) APMP
10 2 (0.17%) CISSP
10 2 (0.17%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.17%) MCP
11 1 (0.083%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (4.16%) QA
2 14 (1.16%) Disclosure Scotland
3 12 (1.00%) Solvency II
4 11 (0.91%) ISO20022
5 6 (0.50%) Basel II
6 4 (0.33%) CRD IV
6 4 (0.33%) SLA
7 3 (0.25%) FATCA
7 3 (0.25%) FINREP
8 2 (0.17%) BS7666
8 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.17%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.083%) GCP
System Software
1 6 (0.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.17%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.083%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.083%) HDFS
3 1 (0.083%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (0.91%) Oracle EDQ
2 5 (0.42%) Control-M
3 3 (0.25%) SCCM
3 3 (0.25%) WSUS
4 2 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.083%) Ansible
5 1 (0.083%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.083%) Hadoop YARN
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)
5 1 (0.083%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 226 (18.79%) Oracle
2 189 (15.71%) Microsoft
3 117 (9.73%) SAP
4 107 (8.89%) Informatica
5 43 (3.57%) Talend
6 39 (3.24%) Tableau
7 37 (3.08%) IBM
8 35 (2.91%) Trillium
9 24 (2.00%) Teradata
10 23 (1.91%) Cognos
11 17 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
12 16 (1.33%) Ab Initio
12 16 (1.33%) Netezza
13 15 (1.25%) Hyperion
14 12 (1.00%) DataFlux
15 11 (0.91%) Bloomberg
16 10 (0.83%) NetSuite
17 9 (0.75%) Cloudera
17 9 (0.75%) Reuters
18 8 (0.67%) BMC
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