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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Quality over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Quality
Rank 92 96 83
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -13
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 15 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.83% 0.18% 0.43%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.20% 2.10% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 5
Average daily rate £425 £278 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.15% -38.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £276 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £280 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.11% +0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £25.00 £13.61
% change year-on-year
-46.00% +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 Manchester region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
147 143 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 8.10% 8.56% 6.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 68 46
Average daily rate £390 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £251 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £390 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £386 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.62% +4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £13.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £29.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +52.63%

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
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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016, 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 12 (44.44%) SQL
2 11 (40.74%) Data Governance
3 10 (37.04%) Data Management
4 8 (29.63%) Data Cleansing
4 8 (29.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
5 7 (25.93%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (25.93%) ETL
5 7 (25.93%) SAS
6 6 (22.22%) Validation
6 6 (22.22%) Data Analysis
6 6 (22.22%) Master Data Management
7 5 (18.52%) Data Structures
7 5 (18.52%) Talend Open Studio
7 5 (18.52%) Talend
7 5 (18.52%) Reference Data
7 5 (18.52%) Credit Risk
7 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (18.52%) Finance
7 5 (18.52%) Data Modelling
8 4 (14.81%) Project Management
8 4 (14.81%) Quality Management
8 4 (14.81%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (14.81%) Data Integration
9 3 (11.11%) Data Architecture
9 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
9 3 (11.11%) Metadata Management
9 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
9 3 (11.11%) Banking

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (25.93%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
2 4 (14.81%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Google Analytics
1 2 (7.41%) Google Tag Manager
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (11.11%) MS Access
2 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.41%) Big Data
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.70%) Data Mining
4 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.70%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (3.70%) SAP HANA
4 1 (3.70%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Advertising
4 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
4 1 (3.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Analyst
1 10 (37.04%) Data Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) Data Manager
3 5 (18.52%) Data Quality Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Quality Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Data Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Data Governance Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Data Governance Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Governance Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Big Data Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) Data Quality Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Quality Manager
5 2 (7.41%) SSIS Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) SSRS Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) SAP Data Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) SAS Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (18.52%) Credit Risk
2 5 (18.52%) Data Structures
2 5 (18.52%) Reference Data
3 4 (14.81%) Data Integration
4 3 (11.11%) Taxonomies
5 1 (3.70%) Data Extraction
5 1 (3.70%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Data Governance
2 10 (37.04%) Data Management
3 8 (29.63%) Data Cleansing
3 8 (29.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (25.93%) ETL
5 6 (22.22%) Data Analysis
5 6 (22.22%) Master Data Management
5 6 (22.22%) Validation
6 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (18.52%) Data Modelling
7 4 (14.81%) Project Management
7 4 (14.81%) Quality Management
8 3 (11.11%) Data Architecture
8 3 (11.11%) EAI
8 3 (11.11%) Metadata Management
8 3 (11.11%) Migration
9 2 (7.41%) Analytics
9 2 (7.41%) Digital Analytics
9 2 (7.41%) Information Security Governance
9 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Talend
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) Google
3 2 (7.41%) hybris
4 1 (3.70%) SAP
4 1 (3.70%) Teradata
4 1 (3.70%) Trillium