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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Quality
Rank 56 43 68
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +25
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 7 33 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.04% 3.86% 0.11%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.61% 26.40% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 15 1
Median daily rate £500 £350 £208
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +68.67%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £14.35 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.92% -20.27%
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
92 125 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 13.67% 14.60% 9.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 59 42
Median daily rate £450 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £195 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £466 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £398 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.39% +6.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.20 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.67% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+21.73% +12.19%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 21 (87.50%) SQL
2 16 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (54.17%) SAS
4 11 (45.83%) Finance
4 11 (45.83%) Data Analysis
5 9 (37.50%) Banking
6 8 (33.33%) ETL
7 7 (29.17%) RDBMS
7 7 (29.17%) Unix
7 7 (29.17%) Data Modelling
7 7 (29.17%) Relational Database
8 6 (25.00%) Impala
8 6 (25.00%) HBase
8 6 (25.00%) Big Data
8 6 (25.00%) Cloudera
8 6 (25.00%) Analytics
8 6 (25.00%) Apache Spark
8 6 (25.00%) ETL Development
8 6 (25.00%) Use Case
8 6 (25.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 6 (25.00%) Scala
8 6 (25.00%) Hadoop
8 6 (25.00%) Apache Hive
8 6 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (25.00%) NoSQL
8 6 (25.00%) MapReduce
8 6 (25.00%) Functional Programming
8 6 (25.00%) SQL Optimisation
8 6 (25.00%) Cloudera CDH
8 6 (25.00%) Data Ingestion

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 13 (54.17%) SAS
2 6 (25.00%) Apache Spark
3 1 (4.17%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.33%) MS Office
2 2 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) RDBMS
1 7 (29.17%) Relational Database
2 6 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (25.00%) Apache Hive
2 6 (25.00%) Big Data
2 6 (25.00%) Cloudera CDH
2 6 (25.00%) Data Lake
2 6 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 6 (25.00%) HBase
2 6 (25.00%) Impala
2 6 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 6 (25.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 4 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (8.33%) Base SAS
5 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
6 1 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (4.17%) SAP Data Services
General
1 11 (45.83%) Finance
2 9 (37.50%) Banking
3 6 (25.00%) Retail
4 5 (20.83%) Retail Banking
5 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
6 1 (4.17%) Electronics
6 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
6 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Data Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) Big Data Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) Data Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) Hadoop Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Programmer
4 4 (16.67%) SAS Programmer
5 3 (12.50%) Data Quality Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Quality Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) SAS Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) SAS Data Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) SQL Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) SQL Data Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) SQL Programmer
7 1 (4.17%) Credit Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Financial Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Oracle Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Risk Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Technical Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.17%) CMDB
3 1 (4.17%) Credit Risk
3 1 (4.17%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Unix
2 6 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Data Analysis
2 8 (33.33%) ETL
3 7 (29.17%) Data Modelling
4 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (25.00%) Analytics
4 6 (25.00%) Data Ingestion
4 6 (25.00%) ETL Development
4 6 (25.00%) Functional Programming
4 6 (25.00%) MapReduce
4 6 (25.00%) Scrum
4 6 (25.00%) SQL Optimisation
4 6 (25.00%) TDD
4 6 (25.00%) Use Case
5 3 (12.50%) Project Management
6 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.17%) Data Management
7 1 (4.17%) Migration
7 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
7 1 (4.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 21 (87.50%) SQL
2 6 (25.00%) Java
2 6 (25.00%) Scala
3 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Cloudera
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle
3 2 (8.33%) SAP
4 1 (4.17%) Informatica
4 1 (4.17%) Teradata