The table below looks at the statistics for Data Quality skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Quality over the 3 months to 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Quality
Rank 35 39 24
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -15
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.61% 0.31% 1.12%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 14.29% 4.00% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £411
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £27.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-41.28% +60.29%
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 Merseyside region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
14 25 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.27% 7.81% 16.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 18
Average daily rate £363 £305 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.85% -24.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £170 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £355 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £384 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.23% +5.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -12.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.75 £22.50 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+90.00% +31.19%

Data Quality
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Data Quality Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Data Quality
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Data Quality Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Data Quality
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Data Quality Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Data Quality
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Quality within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bootle - 1 £375 -
Liverpool - 1 - -
Data Quality
North West

Data Quality
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) NHS
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Project Planning

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Change Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Change Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Information Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Information Manager
1 1 (50.00%) NHS Information Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft