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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Quality
Rank 90 86 72
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -14
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 6 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.37% 0.16% 0.62%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.29% 2.78% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 7
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£700 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.67 £35.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-49.51% +100.00%
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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 Manchester region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
140 72 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 8.66% 5.85% 6.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 37 30
Average daily rate £334 £430 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.38% +32.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £290 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 11
Average hourly rate £15.50 £9.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.15% -45.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £9.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £31.00 £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £20.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +17.14%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015, 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 5 (71.43%) Oracle
1 5 (71.43%) SOA
1 5 (71.43%) Middleware
1 5 (71.43%) Quality Management
1 5 (71.43%) GAP Analysis
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Data Management
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle Fusion
1 5 (71.43%) Open Source
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle BPM
1 5 (71.43%) Master Data Management
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle TCA
1 5 (71.43%) SDLC
2 2 (28.57%) Data Governance
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) ATG
3 1 (14.29%) CMS
3 1 (14.29%) Stellent
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle ADF
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 1 (14.29%) Content Management
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Endeca
3 1 (14.29%) Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
1 1 (14.29%) WebLogic Portal
1 1 (14.29%) CMS
1 1 (14.29%) Mule
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle BPM
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle TCA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (14.29%) Hudson
1 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Architect
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle Architect
1 5 (71.43%) Middleware Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security Officer
2 1 (14.29%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) Middleware
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (14.29%) WebCenter
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle ADF
2 1 (14.29%) J2EE
2 1 (14.29%) SOAP
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) XSD
2 1 (14.29%) XSLT
2 1 (14.29%) JMS
2 1 (14.29%) WSDL
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Solaris
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) SOA
1 5 (71.43%) Quality Management
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Data Management
1 5 (71.43%) GAP Analysis
1 5 (71.43%) Open Source
1 5 (71.43%) Master Data Management
1 5 (71.43%) SDLC
2 2 (28.57%) Data Governance
3 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Coaching
3 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 1 (14.29%) Content Management
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Release Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Retek
2 1 (14.29%) TIBCO
2 1 (14.29%) ATG
2 1 (14.29%) Stellent
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Endeca
2 1 (14.29%) Eloqua