The table below looks at the statistics for Data Quality skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Quality over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Quality
Rank 41 57 66
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +9
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 21 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.97% 1.52% 0.14%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 23.60% 13.19% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 1
Average daily rate £350 £325 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +35.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £27.25 £15.11
% change year-on-year
-33.94% +80.31%
Data Quality
Buckinghamshire

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 Milton Keynes region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
89 91 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 12.59% 11.55% 11.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 33 39
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £289 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £14.20 £16.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.93% +57.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £25.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+68.00% +45.77%

Data Quality
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Data Quality Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Data Quality
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Data Quality Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Data Quality
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Quality across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Data Quality Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 32 (65.31%) Finance
2 31 (63.27%) SQL
3 24 (48.98%) SAS
4 23 (46.94%) Validation
4 23 (46.94%) Banking
5 20 (40.82%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (32.65%) BusinessObjects
7 15 (30.61%) Risk Management
7 15 (30.61%) Microsoft
8 14 (28.57%) MS Excel
9 13 (26.53%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 12 (24.49%) SLA
11 11 (22.45%) MS PowerPoint
11 11 (22.45%) Data Management
11 11 (22.45%) Data Cleansing
12 10 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (20.41%) Project Management
13 9 (18.37%) Base SAS
14 8 (16.33%) Retail
14 8 (16.33%) Retail Banking
14 8 (16.33%) Data Analysis
15 7 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
15 7 (14.29%) Unix
15 7 (14.29%) Data Validation
16 6 (12.24%) Master Data Management
16 6 (12.24%) Informatica
16 6 (12.24%) PowerCenter
16 6 (12.24%) Customer Engagement
17 5 (10.20%) MVS
17 5 (10.20%) ETL

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 24 (48.98%) SAS
2 2 (4.08%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 14 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 11 (22.45%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (32.65%) BusinessObjects
2 13 (26.53%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 9 (18.37%) Base SAS
4 7 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (12.24%) PowerCenter
6 5 (10.20%) DB2
7 2 (4.08%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (4.08%) Apache Hive
7 2 (4.08%) Big Data
7 2 (4.08%) Hadoop
7 2 (4.08%) HBase
7 2 (4.08%) Impala
7 2 (4.08%) NoSQL
7 2 (4.08%) RDBMS
7 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.04%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (2.04%) SAS EBI
8 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
General
1 32 (65.31%) Finance
2 23 (46.94%) Banking
3 8 (16.33%) Retail
3 8 (16.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (48.98%) Analyst
2 13 (26.53%) Developer
3 12 (24.49%) Data Analyst
3 12 (24.49%) Financial Analyst
4 6 (12.24%) Informatica Developer
4 6 (12.24%) SAS Analyst
4 6 (12.24%) SAS Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Data Quality Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) SAS Data Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Configuration Manager
6 4 (8.16%) Quality Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) ITIL Configuration Manager
7 3 (6.12%) ITIL Manager
7 3 (6.12%) SQL Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) SQL Data Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Credit Risk Developer
8 2 (4.08%) ETL Developer
8 2 (4.08%) SAS ETL Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Credit Analyst
9 1 (2.04%) Risk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 20 (40.82%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.20%) Data Integration
3 4 (8.16%) CMDB
4 3 (6.12%) Credit Risk
5 2 (4.08%) Market Risk
6 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.04%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.29%) Unix
2 5 (10.20%) MVS
2 5 (10.20%) Windows
3 2 (4.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (46.94%) Validation
2 15 (30.61%) Risk Management
3 11 (22.45%) Data Cleansing
3 11 (22.45%) Data Management
4 10 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (20.41%) Project Management
5 8 (16.33%) Data Analysis
6 7 (14.29%) Data Validation
7 6 (12.24%) Customer Engagement
7 6 (12.24%) Master Data Management
8 5 (10.20%) Coaching
8 5 (10.20%) ETL
9 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (6.12%) Configuration Management
10 3 (6.12%) Data Modelling
10 3 (6.12%) ITIL
11 2 (4.08%) Asset Management
11 2 (4.08%) Scrum
11 2 (4.08%) TDD
11 2 (4.08%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 31 (63.27%) SQL
2 2 (4.08%) Java
2 2 (4.08%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (24.49%) SLA
2 1 (2.04%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (30.61%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.24%) Informatica
3 5 (10.20%) Oracle
4 2 (4.08%) Cloudera