The first table below looks at the demand for Data Quality skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Quality over the 3 months to 30 July 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 Essex 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Quality
Rank 46 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.45% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 17.50% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£250 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -2.77%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
40 46 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 8.28% 9.89% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 23 20
Average daily rate £325 £290 £231
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% +25.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £90 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £373 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 9
Average hourly rate £42.50 £16.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+165.62% -50.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -12.50%
Data Quality
East of England

Data Quality
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Data Quality Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Data Quality
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Data Quality Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Data Quality
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Data Quality Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) IPv4
3 2 (22.22%) IPv6
3 2 (22.22%) SAN
3 2 (22.22%) MS Project
3 2 (22.22%) SOAP
3 2 (22.22%) Web Services
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (22.22%) OO
3 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (22.22%) N-Tier
3 2 (22.22%) Data Mining
3 2 (22.22%) ETL
3 2 (22.22%) NHS
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) Data Management
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Refactoring
3 2 (22.22%) MS Project Server
3 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 2 (22.22%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) IPv4
1 2 (22.22%) IPv6
1 2 (22.22%) SAN
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
1 2 (22.22%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (22.22%) Data Mining
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
1 1 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) NHS Data Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Data Quality Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Quality Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) QA Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) SOAP
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
1 2 (22.22%) REST
1 2 (22.22%) Gherkin
2 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) N-Tier
1 2 (22.22%) NHS
1 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (22.22%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (22.22%) OO
2 2 (22.22%) ETL
2 2 (22.22%) TDD
2 2 (22.22%) Data Management
2 2 (22.22%) Scrum
2 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Refactoring
2 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Dependency Injection
2 2 (22.22%) BDD
2 2 (22.22%) DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) ATDD
3 1 (11.11%) Master Data Management
3 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
3 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) VMware