The table below looks at the statistics for Data Quality skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Quality over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Quality
Rank 86 70 64
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -6
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 6 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.51% 0.95% 0.27%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.71% 11.49% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Average daily rate
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£425 £488 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +62.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.82% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.15 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+18.79% +26.27%
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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 Leeds region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
105 87 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 8.92% 8.29% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 49 27
Average daily rate £325 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £370 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.05% +12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 6
Average hourly rate £11.79 £14.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.80% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.52 £13.20 £10.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.13 £14.80 £14.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% -5.94%

Data Quality
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Data Quality Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Data Quality
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Data Quality Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Data Quality
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Data Quality Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) Trillium
2 7 (77.78%) Data Management
3 5 (55.56%) Reference Data
3 5 (55.56%) Enterprise Data Management
3 5 (55.56%) CRM
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) Data Governance
5 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (22.22%) Master Data Management
5 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
5 2 (22.22%) Data Integration
5 2 (22.22%) Data Architecture
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (11.11%) Banking
6 1 (11.11%) Retail
6 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (11.11%) IBM
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
6 1 (11.11%) ETL
6 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (11.11%) SQL
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
6 1 (11.11%) OLAP
6 1 (11.11%) RUP

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) OLAP
1 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) IBM InfoSphere
1 1 (11.11%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
1 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Architect
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Architect
3 3 (33.33%) Data Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Data Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Senior SQL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Reference Data
2 2 (22.22%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Data Management
2 5 (55.56%) CRM
2 5 (55.56%) Enterprise Data Management
3 3 (33.33%) Data Governance
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
4 2 (22.22%) Master Data Management
4 2 (22.22%) Data Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) Metadata Management
5 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 1 (11.11%) ETL
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) Trillium
3 1 (11.11%) IBM