The table below looks at the statistics for Data Quality skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Quality over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Quality
Rank 75 54 49
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -5
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 5 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.54% 0.32% 0.68%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.94% 4.35% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate £550 £638 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.72% +168.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.05 £27.25 £15.11
% change year-on-year
-37.44% +80.31%
Data Quality
England

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 North East region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
72 46 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 7.72% 7.40% 4.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 36 7
Average daily rate £405 £399 £439
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.55% -9.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £494 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Average hourly rate £19.50 £11.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.27% -35.29%
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 the North East

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

Data Quality Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Data Quality
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Data Quality Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Data Quality
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Quality across the North East region.

Data Quality Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Data Quality
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Quality within the North East region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -26 5 £550 +29.41%
Data Quality
England

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 10 (83.33%) SQL
1 10 (83.33%) Oracle
1 10 (83.33%) Migration
2 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (58.33%) ETL
4 6 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 6 (50.00%) PL/SQL
4 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (50.00%) ISEB
4 6 (50.00%) Informatica
4 6 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 6 (50.00%) Statistics
5 5 (41.67%) Data Modelling
6 4 (33.33%) Data Extraction
6 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
6 4 (33.33%) ERwin
7 3 (25.00%) Asset Management
7 3 (25.00%) Data Structures
7 3 (25.00%) GIS
7 3 (25.00%) Data Mining
7 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (25.00%) MS Access
7 3 (25.00%) VBA
8 2 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (8.33%) Target Operating Model
9 1 (8.33%) Data Management
9 1 (8.33%) Information Management
9 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (8.33%) Workflow
9 1 (8.33%) Project Management

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) Data Mining
2 3 (25.00%) GIS
2 3 (25.00%) MS Access
3 1 (8.33%) DB2
3 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) ERwin
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Tester
2 4 (33.33%) ETL Tester
3 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Data Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Data Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Data Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Data Scientist
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Statistics
2 4 (33.33%) Data Extraction
2 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 3 (25.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Migration
2 7 (58.33%) ETL
3 6 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Data Modelling
5 3 (25.00%) Asset Management
6 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (8.33%) Analytics
6 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (8.33%) Data Architecture
6 1 (8.33%) Data Management
6 1 (8.33%) Data Mapping
6 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Information Architecture
6 1 (8.33%) Information Management
6 1 (8.33%) Master Data Management
6 1 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Open Source
6 1 (8.33%) Project Management
6 1 (8.33%) Reverse Engineering
6 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 6 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (25.00%) VBA
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Oracle
2 6 (50.00%) Informatica
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com