The table below looks at the statistics 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 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Quality
Rank 36 48 39
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 15 4 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.92% 0.89% 3.60%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 22.73% 9.52% 28.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 9
Average daily rate £450 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £405
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £33.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.09 £27.25 £15.11
% change year-on-year
-40.95% +80.31%
Data Quality
East of England

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 Essex region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
66 42 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 12.87% 9.35% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 20 42
Average daily rate £413 £275 £414
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -33.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £178 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £469 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 8
Average hourly rate £59.25 £37.50 £19.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.00% +95.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £25.00 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £45.50 £33.15
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Quality across the Essex region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Data Quality Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 10 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
Chelmsford - 4 £425 -
Thurrock - 2 £250 -
Data Quality
East of England

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 13 (81.25%) SQL
2 11 (68.75%) Migration
3 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 10 (62.50%) ETL
3 10 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (62.50%) Data Migration
4 8 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (43.75%) Data Analysis
5 7 (43.75%) Validation
6 5 (31.25%) Oracle9i Database
6 5 (31.25%) PL/SQL
6 5 (31.25%) Oracle
6 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database
7 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
8 3 (18.75%) Workflow
8 3 (18.75%) Windows
8 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
8 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
8 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
9 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
9 2 (12.50%) Data Mining
9 2 (12.50%) .NET
9 2 (12.50%) C#
9 2 (12.50%) Java
9 2 (12.50%) Web Services
9 2 (12.50%) Middleware
9 2 (12.50%) Finance

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
1 10 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database
3 5 (31.25%) Oracle9i Database
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (12.50%) Data Mining
6 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (12.50%) Power BI
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) ETL Developer
3 5 (31.25%) SQL Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Data Integration Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Integration Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Report Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Report Writer
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) T-SQL Developer
6 1 (6.25%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
1 2 (12.50%) Middleware
1 2 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Data Integration
2 2 (12.50%) Data Structures
3 1 (6.25%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Migration
2 10 (62.50%) Data Migration
2 10 (62.50%) ETL
3 7 (43.75%) Data Analysis
3 7 (43.75%) Validation
4 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (18.75%) Workflow
5 2 (12.50%) Data Management
5 2 (12.50%) Data Mapping
5 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 2 (12.50%) Logistics
5 2 (12.50%) Master Data Management
5 2 (12.50%) Process Improvement
6 1 (6.25%) ETL Development
6 1 (6.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) PL/SQL
3 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
4 2 (12.50%) C#
4 2 (12.50%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Tableau