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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Quality over the 3 months to 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Quality
Rank 50 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 16 16 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.14% 1.77% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 21.92% 13.91% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 0
Median daily rate £400 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £25.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-48.00% +85.18%
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
73 115 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 9.76% 12.71% 9.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 54 36
Median daily rate £400 £375 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +22.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £291 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £457 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +5.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £11.50 £40.00 £10.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.25% +288.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £29.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-12.06% +38.09%

Data Quality
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 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 4 May 2016.

Data Quality Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 4 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 27 (75.00%) SQL
2 25 (69.44%) SAS
3 22 (61.11%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (55.56%) Finance
5 17 (47.22%) Banking
6 14 (38.89%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 11 (30.56%) Data Analysis
8 10 (27.78%) Retail
8 10 (27.78%) Retail Banking
9 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (22.22%) Project Management
11 7 (19.44%) BusinessObjects
11 7 (19.44%) ETL
12 6 (16.67%) Unix
12 6 (16.67%) Validation
12 6 (16.67%) Data Management
12 6 (16.67%) Base SAS
13 5 (13.89%) Relational Database
13 5 (13.89%) Data Modelling
13 5 (13.89%) RDBMS
14 4 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (11.11%) Linux
14 4 (11.11%) Java
14 4 (11.11%) Oracle
14 4 (11.11%) Scrum
14 4 (11.11%) TDD
14 4 (11.11%) Impala
14 4 (11.11%) HBase
14 4 (11.11%) Big Data
14 4 (11.11%) Cloudera

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 25 (69.44%) SAS
2 4 (11.11%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.78%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) MS Office
2 2 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.78%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (38.89%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 7 (19.44%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (16.67%) Base SAS
4 5 (13.89%) RDBMS
4 5 (13.89%) Relational Database
5 4 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (11.11%) Apache Hive
5 4 (11.11%) Big Data
5 4 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (11.11%) Hadoop
5 4 (11.11%) HBase
5 4 (11.11%) Impala
5 4 (11.11%) NoSQL
6 3 (8.33%) PowerCenter
7 2 (5.56%) DB2
7 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
8 1 (2.78%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (2.78%) Data Mining
General
1 20 (55.56%) Finance
2 17 (47.22%) Banking
3 10 (27.78%) Retail
3 10 (27.78%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Electronics
4 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.78%) Marketing
4 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) Analyst
2 14 (38.89%) Data Analyst
3 8 (22.22%) Developer
4 6 (16.67%) Data Quality Analyst
4 6 (16.67%) Quality Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) Programmer
5 5 (13.89%) SAS Programmer
6 4 (11.11%) SAS Analyst
6 4 (11.11%) SAS Data Analyst
6 4 (11.11%) SAS Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Data Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Hadoop Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Informatica Developer
7 3 (8.33%) SQL Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) SQL Data Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Big Data Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Credit Risk Developer
8 2 (5.56%) ETL Developer
8 2 (5.56%) SAS ETL Developer
8 2 (5.56%) SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (61.11%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.11%) Data Integration
3 3 (8.33%) Credit Risk
4 2 (5.56%) Market Risk
5 1 (2.78%) CMDB
5 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.78%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.67%) Unix
2 4 (11.11%) Linux
3 2 (5.56%) MVS
3 2 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) Data Analysis
2 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (22.22%) Project Management
4 7 (19.44%) ETL
5 6 (16.67%) Data Management
5 6 (16.67%) Validation
6 5 (13.89%) Data Modelling
7 4 (11.11%) Analytics
7 4 (11.11%) Data Validation
7 4 (11.11%) ETL Development
7 4 (11.11%) Functional Programming
7 4 (11.11%) MapReduce
7 4 (11.11%) Scrum
7 4 (11.11%) SQL Optimisation
7 4 (11.11%) TDD
7 4 (11.11%) Use Case
8 3 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
8 3 (8.33%) Master Data Management
8 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (5.56%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 27 (75.00%) SQL
2 4 (11.11%) Java
2 4 (11.11%) Scala
3 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) Cloudera
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle
2 3 (8.33%) Informatica
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.78%) SAP
3 1 (2.78%) Teradata