The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 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 Leeds 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Quality
Rank 81 64 62
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -2
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 10 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.84% 0.39% 0.77%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.31% 4.48% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 7
Average daily rate £488 £300 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £300 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £300 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.40 £12.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-13.31% -29.41%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
97 67 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 8.16% 8.68% 8.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 32 37
Average daily rate £308 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.14% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £280 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.44% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 6
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -1.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £10.54 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £15.50 £19.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
Data Quality
West Yorkshire

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Quality across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Data Quality Daily Rate Histogram 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 23 April 2014, 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 11 (91.67%) Oracle
2 10 (83.33%) Siebel
2 10 (83.33%) Data Modelling
3 9 (75.00%) Oracle EDQ
4 8 (66.67%) SOA
4 8 (66.67%) EAI
4 8 (66.67%) Web Services
4 8 (66.67%) XML
4 8 (66.67%) Workflow
5 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 6 (50.00%) MS Office
5 6 (50.00%) MS Visio
5 6 (50.00%) Oracle Workflow
5 6 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (41.67%) Finance
7 3 (25.00%) Data Management
7 3 (25.00%) Project Management
7 3 (25.00%) CRM
7 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
7 3 (25.00%) Change Management
8 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
8 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
8 2 (16.67%) Data Integration
8 2 (16.67%) SQL
8 2 (16.67%) Migration
9 1 (8.33%) Information Management
9 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
9 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
9 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (50.00%) MS Office
1 6 (50.00%) MS Visio
1 6 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Architect
2 5 (41.67%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (41.67%) Siebel Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle Solutions Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Siebel Technical Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Siebel Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Data Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) Web Services
1 8 (66.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Data Modelling
2 8 (66.67%) SOA
2 8 (66.67%) EAI
2 8 (66.67%) Workflow
3 3 (25.00%) Data Management
3 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) CRM
3 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Information Management
5 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) Use Case
5 1 (8.33%) Information Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Systems Management
1 9 (75.00%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Oracle
2 10 (83.33%) Siebel
3 1 (8.33%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) Informatica