The first table below looks at the demand for Data Quality skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Quality over the 3 months to 11 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 Manchester 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Quality
Rank 74 71 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 2 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.16% 0.58% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.08% 10.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Average daily rate
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- £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £394 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -7.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
65 60 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 5.31% 5.78% 6.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 25 21
Average daily rate £325 £338 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £160 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £413 £306
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 8
Average hourly rate £9.50 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.71% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
Data Quality
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Data Quality
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Data Quality Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Data Quality
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Data Quality Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Data Quality
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Data Quality Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Data Quality
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (100.00%) ETL
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Data Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Data Conversion
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Business Objects
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Validation

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) ETL Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Data Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Data Steward
1 1 (50.00%) Validation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Conversion
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ETL
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Data Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Business Objects
1 1 (50.00%) SAP