The table below looks at the statistics for Data Quality skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Quality over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Quality
Rank - 40 53
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 0 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - 1.82% 0.94%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 12.90% 6.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Median daily rate - £625 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £398 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.91% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £47.33 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.75 £25.00 £13.61
% change year-on-year
-45.00% +83.75%
Data Quality
North West

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 Lancashire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
30 62 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 7.37% 14.09% 15.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 48 41
Median daily rate £455 £375 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.33% -31.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £288 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £696 £570 £801
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £47.33 £20.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +130.17%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +19.04%

Data Quality
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing Data Quality as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Data Quality Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Data Quality
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Data Quality Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Data Quality
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Data Quality Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Data Quality also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Middleware
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) COBOL
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Tuxedo
2 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) SOA
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Reference Data
2 2 (50.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Data Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (50.00%) Private Cloud
2 2 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (50.00%) Re-Platforming
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (25.00%) SABSA
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) XML

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Tuxedo
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) SABSA Security Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Integration
1 2 (50.00%) Private Cloud
1 2 (50.00%) Reference Data
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Data Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Re-Platforming
2 2 (50.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Facilities Management
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) SABSA
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) COBOL
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) VMware