The table below looks at the statistics for Data Quality skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Quality over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Quality
North West / Manchester
Rank 76 95 78
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -17
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 19 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.40% 0.64% 1.13%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 17.12% 6.63% 11.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 8
Median daily rate £431 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.21% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £225 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £455 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-5.12% -18.75%

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 Manchester region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
111 181 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 8.15% 9.71% 9.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 94 81
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
Median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +146.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.48 £42.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year
-46.48% +80.64%

Data Quality
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester 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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Quality across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Data Quality Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 14 (46.67%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (40.00%) Finance
3 10 (33.33%) Data Governance
4 9 (30.00%) Data Modelling
5 8 (26.67%) SQL
5 8 (26.67%) Data Architecture
6 7 (23.33%) ETL
6 7 (23.33%) Oracle
6 7 (23.33%) Validation
7 6 (20.00%) SAP
7 6 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (20.00%) Oracle Financials
8 5 (16.67%) Data Management
8 5 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (16.67%) Oracle BI EE
8 5 (16.67%) Trend Analysis
8 5 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (16.67%) Tableau
9 4 (13.33%) Data Structures
9 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
9 4 (13.33%) Quality Management
9 4 (13.33%) CRM
9 4 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (13.33%) DB2
10 3 (10.00%) OLAP
10 3 (10.00%) VBA
10 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
10 3 (10.00%) IBM
10 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
10 3 (10.00%) Informatica

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 1 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (16.67%) Oracle BI EE
3 4 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (13.33%) DB2
4 3 (10.00%) IBM InfoSphere
4 3 (10.00%) OLAP
4 3 (10.00%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (3.33%) GIS
6 1 (3.33%) OLTP
6 1 (3.33%) QGIS
6 1 (3.33%) Spatial Data
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.33%) JIRA
1 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Billing
3 2 (6.67%) Advertising
3 2 (6.67%) Back Office
3 2 (6.67%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Front Office
3 2 (6.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.33%) International Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Analyst
2 8 (26.67%) Consultant
3 7 (23.33%) Data Consultant
4 6 (20.00%) Architect
5 5 (16.67%) Data Architect
5 5 (16.67%) Report Analyst
6 4 (13.33%) Data Analyst
6 4 (13.33%) Management Consultant
7 3 (10.00%) Data Quality Consultant
8 2 (6.67%) Business Analyst
8 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Specialist
8 2 (6.67%) Developer
8 2 (6.67%) SSIS Specialist
8 2 (6.67%) SSRS Specialist
9 1 (3.33%) Business Process Analyst
9 1 (3.33%) Data Quality Analyst
9 1 (3.33%) Process Analyst
9 1 (3.33%) QA Tester
9 1 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (3.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
1 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (3.33%) CSS
1 1 (3.33%) Gherkin
1 1 (3.33%) HTML
1 1 (3.33%) HTML5
1 1 (3.33%) PostGIS
1 1 (3.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Data Structures
1 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Data Extraction
2 1 (3.33%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.33%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (33.33%) Data Governance
3 9 (30.00%) Data Modelling
4 8 (26.67%) Data Architecture
5 7 (23.33%) ETL
5 7 (23.33%) Validation
6 5 (16.67%) Data Management
6 5 (16.67%) Trend Analysis
6 5 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (13.33%) CRM
7 4 (13.33%) Quality Management
8 3 (10.00%) Data Migration
8 3 (10.00%) Migration
9 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis
9 2 (6.67%) Cash Management
9 2 (6.67%) Change Management
9 2 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
10 1 (3.33%) Data Analysis
10 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Architecture
10 1 (3.33%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) VBA
3 1 (3.33%) C#
3 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Oracle
2 6 (20.00%) SAP
3 5 (16.67%) Tableau
4 3 (10.00%) IBM
4 3 (10.00%) Informatica
4 3 (10.00%) Microsoft