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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Quality
Rank 51 67 63
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -4
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 25 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.54% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 19.84% 1.08% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.94% -5.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.43 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+9.50% -14.28%
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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 Milton Keynes region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
126 93 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 12.80% 11.30% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 47 30
Average daily rate £305 £336 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.29% +20.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £177 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £13.10 £12.00 £23.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.14% -48.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £19.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.51% +11.42%

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 28 August 2015.

Data Quality Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 19 (51.35%) Informatica
2 18 (48.65%) Data Management
3 15 (40.54%) PowerCenter
4 12 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (32.43%) Customer Engagement
4 12 (32.43%) Master Data Management
5 11 (29.73%) Validation
6 10 (27.03%) ETL
7 8 (21.62%) Oracle
7 8 (21.62%) MS Excel
7 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
7 8 (21.62%) Migration
7 8 (21.62%) Finance
7 8 (21.62%) Data Migration
8 7 (18.92%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (16.22%) SAS
9 6 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (16.22%) UNIX
9 6 (16.22%) Credit Risk
9 6 (16.22%) Base SAS
10 5 (13.51%) Banking
10 5 (13.51%) Data Cleansing
10 5 (13.51%) Supplier Management
10 5 (13.51%) MS PowerPoint
10 5 (13.51%) SLA
10 5 (13.51%) SQL
10 5 (13.51%) Risk Management
10 5 (13.51%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (13.51%) Data Integration
11 4 (10.81%) Data Architecture

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 6 (16.22%) SAS
2 3 (8.11%) PowerExchange
3 1 (2.70%) Documentum
Applications
1 8 (21.62%) MS Excel
2 5 (13.51%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (8.11%) MS Office
4 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Payroll
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (40.54%) PowerCenter
2 7 (18.92%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (16.22%) Base SAS
4 5 (13.51%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (10.81%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (43.24%) Analyst
2 13 (35.14%) Developer
3 12 (32.43%) Informatica Developer
4 7 (18.92%) Architect
5 6 (16.22%) Data Analyst
6 5 (13.51%) Financial Analyst
7 4 (10.81%) Product Specialist
7 4 (10.81%) SAS Analyst
8 3 (8.11%) Consultant
8 3 (8.11%) Data Architect
8 3 (8.11%) Informatica Consultant
9 2 (5.41%) SAS Analyst Programmer
9 2 (5.41%) Credit Risk Analyst
9 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence Architect
9 2 (5.41%) SAS Programmer
9 2 (5.41%) Analyst Programmer
9 2 (5.41%) Programmer
10 1 (2.70%) Solutions Architect
10 1 (2.70%) Risk Analyst
10 1 (2.70%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Credit Risk
2 5 (13.51%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.70%) NHS
3 1 (2.70%) GIS
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) UNIX
2 1 (2.70%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) Data Management
2 12 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (32.43%) Customer Engagement
2 12 (32.43%) Master Data Management
3 11 (29.73%) Validation
4 10 (27.03%) ETL
5 8 (21.62%) Migration
5 8 (21.62%) Data Migration
6 6 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (13.51%) Supplier Management
7 5 (13.51%) Data Cleansing
7 5 (13.51%) Risk Management
8 4 (10.81%) Data Architecture
8 4 (10.81%) Data Reconciliation
9 3 (8.11%) Logical Data Model
9 3 (8.11%) Project Governance
9 3 (8.11%) Data Mapping
9 3 (8.11%) Data Analysis
9 3 (8.11%) Business Analysis
9 3 (8.11%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) SLA
Vendors
1 19 (51.35%) Informatica
2 8 (21.62%) Oracle
2 8 (21.62%) Microsoft