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 28 May 2016 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Quality
Rank 92 85 75
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -10
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 13 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.70% 0.39% 0.63%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.69% 4.05% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 5
Median daily rate £425 £290 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.55% -17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £256 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £300 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £55.00
UK excluding London median 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
169 148 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 9.11% 9.72% 6.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 67 33
Median daily rate £375 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £229 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £364
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 9
Median hourly rate £47.50 £11.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+331.81% -29.03%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £22.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+24.17% +8.33%

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 28 May 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 28 May 2016, 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 10 (40.00%) SQL
1 10 (40.00%) Data Management
2 9 (36.00%) Data Governance
2 9 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (32.00%) ETL
3 8 (32.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (28.00%) SAS
4 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
4 7 (28.00%) Data Cleansing
5 6 (24.00%) Data Modelling
5 6 (24.00%) Validation
5 6 (24.00%) Master Data Management
6 5 (20.00%) Talend
6 5 (20.00%) Data Structures
6 5 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (20.00%) Reference Data
6 5 (20.00%) Talend Open Studio
6 5 (20.00%) Data Analysis
6 5 (20.00%) Credit Risk
7 4 (16.00%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (16.00%) Project Management
7 4 (16.00%) Quality Management
8 3 (12.00%) Finance
8 3 (12.00%) Java
8 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (12.00%) EAI
8 3 (12.00%) MS Access
8 3 (12.00%) Web Services
8 3 (12.00%) Banking

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 7 (28.00%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (16.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (12.00%) MS Access
2 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.00%) Big Data
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.00%) Data Mining
4 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (12.00%) Banking
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Advertising
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Analyst
2 10 (40.00%) Data Analyst
3 8 (32.00%) Data Manager
4 5 (20.00%) Data Quality Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Quality Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Data Governance Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Data Governance Manager
5 3 (12.00%) Governance Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Big Data Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence Specialist
6 2 (8.00%) Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Data Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Data Quality Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Quality Manager
6 2 (8.00%) SSIS Specialist
6 2 (8.00%) SSRS Specialist
7 1 (4.00%) Information Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) SAS Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (20.00%) Credit Risk
2 5 (20.00%) Data Structures
2 5 (20.00%) Reference Data
3 3 (12.00%) Data Integration
3 3 (12.00%) Taxonomies
4 1 (4.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Data Management
2 9 (36.00%) Data Governance
3 8 (32.00%) ETL
3 8 (32.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (28.00%) Data Cleansing
5 6 (24.00%) Data Modelling
5 6 (24.00%) Master Data Management
5 6 (24.00%) Validation
6 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (20.00%) Data Analysis
7 4 (16.00%) Project Management
7 4 (16.00%) Quality Management
8 3 (12.00%) Data Architecture
8 3 (12.00%) EAI
8 3 (12.00%) Metadata Management
9 2 (8.00%) Information Management
9 2 (8.00%) Information Security Governance
9 2 (8.00%) Migration
9 2 (8.00%) Performance Management
9 2 (8.00%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Talend
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) hybris
4 1 (4.00%) Teradata
4 1 (4.00%) Trillium