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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Quality
Rank 35 25 30
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.37% 1.00% 0.99%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.70% 7.69% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £9.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -25.00%
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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 Merseyside region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
27 26 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 10.11% 12.94% 3.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 5
Average daily rate £251 £400 £241
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.18% +65.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £125 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £600 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £13.75 £19.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.48% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.23 £22.75
% change year-on-year
+10.30% -24.28%

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
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) Data Cleansing
1 2 (66.67%) Data Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) Project Governance
2 1 (33.33%) Data Extraction
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) NHS
2 1 (33.33%) Finance

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Information Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Architect
1 1 (33.33%) IT Programme Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Quality Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Data Quality Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Data Extraction
2 1 (33.33%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) Project Governance
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL