The table below looks at the statistics for Data Quality skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Quality over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Quality
Rank 108 130 116
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -14
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 40 27 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.26% 0.65% 0.83%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 14.71% 7.01% 9.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 12 13
Median daily rate £425 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.71% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £225 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £651 £543 £427
UK excluding London median daily rate £407 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.86% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
Median hourly rate £9.19 £52.47 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-82.48% +199.82%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £19.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +8.33%
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 West region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
272 385 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.55% 9.27% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 243 169
Median daily rate £425 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £241 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 17
Median hourly rate £45.75 £37.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.64% +146.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.26 £15.15 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.47 £31.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.00% +13.63%

Data Quality
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 the North West

Data Quality
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Data Quality Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Data Quality
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Quality across the North West region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Data Quality Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Data Quality
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Data Quality Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Data Quality
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Quality within the North West region over the 3 months to 8 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +13 22 £400 -17.52% 3
Merseyside +8 6 £413 -
Cheshire +8 4 £513 +44.36% 1
Cumbria +13 3 £715 -
Lancashire -4 1 - - 1
Data Quality
England

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 North West region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 22 (34.38%) Business Intelligence
1 22 (34.38%) Finance
2 17 (26.56%) Data Governance
3 16 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 13 (20.31%) ETL
4 13 (20.31%) Management Information System
4 13 (20.31%) Migration
4 13 (20.31%) Data Migration
4 13 (20.31%) Data Architecture
5 12 (18.75%) SQL
6 11 (17.19%) Oracle
6 11 (17.19%) SAP
6 11 (17.19%) Data Management
7 10 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (12.50%) Data Structures
9 7 (10.94%) Security Cleared
9 7 (10.94%) Validation
9 7 (10.94%) Microsoft
10 6 (9.38%) Quality Management
10 6 (9.38%) SAS
10 6 (9.38%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (9.38%) Oracle Financials
10 6 (9.38%) VBA
10 6 (9.38%) Data Analysis
10 6 (9.38%) Trend Analysis
11 5 (7.81%) Tableau
11 5 (7.81%) Spreadsheet
11 5 (7.81%) Big Data

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 6 (9.38%) SAS
2 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (7.81%) MS Excel
1 5 (7.81%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (6.25%) SPSS
3 2 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (9.38%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (4.69%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (4.69%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (4.69%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (4.69%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (3.13%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (9.38%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (7.81%) Big Data
3 5 (7.81%) OLAP
3 5 (7.81%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (6.25%) DB2
4 4 (6.25%) SQL Server
4 4 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (4.69%) IBM InfoSphere
5 3 (4.69%) Oracle OLAP
5 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (3.13%) Data Mining
6 2 (3.13%) OLTP
6 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.56%) GIS
7 1 (1.56%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (1.56%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (1.56%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (1.56%) Cucumber
1 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.56%) JIRA
1 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (34.38%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Back Office
2 4 (6.25%) Banking
2 4 (6.25%) Billing
2 4 (6.25%) Front Office
3 3 (4.69%) Investment Banking
3 3 (4.69%) Retail
4 2 (3.13%) Advertising
5 1 (1.56%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.56%) French Language
5 1 (1.56%) German Language
5 1 (1.56%) International Banking
5 1 (1.56%) Legal
5 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (32.81%) Analyst
2 13 (20.31%) Architect
3 11 (17.19%) Data Architect
4 10 (15.63%) Consultant
5 9 (14.06%) Data Consultant
6 8 (12.50%) Data Analyst
7 7 (10.94%) Developer
8 6 (9.38%) Business Analyst
9 5 (7.81%) Data Manager
9 5 (7.81%) Report Analyst
10 4 (6.25%) ETL Developer
10 4 (6.25%) Management Consultant
11 3 (4.69%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 3 (4.69%) Data Business Analyst
11 3 (4.69%) Data Quality Consultant
11 3 (4.69%) Solutions Architect
12 2 (3.13%) Business Data Analyst
12 2 (3.13%) Business Intelligence Specialist
12 2 (3.13%) Data Quality Analyst
12 2 (3.13%) SSRS Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.56%) .NET
1 1 (1.56%) .NET Framework
1 1 (1.56%) CSS
1 1 (1.56%) Gherkin
1 1 (1.56%) HTML
1 1 (1.56%) HTML5
1 1 (1.56%) PostGIS
1 1 (1.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.31%) Management Information System
2 8 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.50%) Data Structures
3 4 (6.25%) Data Conversion
3 4 (6.25%) Data Integration
3 4 (6.25%) Statistics
4 2 (3.13%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.56%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.56%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.56%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (34.38%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (26.56%) Data Governance
3 16 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 13 (20.31%) Data Architecture
4 13 (20.31%) Data Migration
4 13 (20.31%) ETL
4 13 (20.31%) Migration
5 11 (17.19%) Data Management
6 8 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (10.94%) Validation
8 6 (9.38%) Data Analysis
8 6 (9.38%) Quality Management
8 6 (9.38%) Trend Analysis
9 5 (7.81%) Change Management
9 5 (7.81%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (7.81%) Information Management
10 4 (6.25%) CRM
10 4 (6.25%) Project Management
10 4 (6.25%) Project Planning
10 4 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (18.75%) SQL
2 6 (9.38%) VBA
3 1 (1.56%) C#
3 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (10.94%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.81%) Degree
3 4 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.56%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) ISO20022
2 1 (1.56%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) Ansible
1 1 (1.56%) Netcool
Vendors
1 11 (17.19%) Oracle
1 11 (17.19%) SAP
2 7 (10.94%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.81%) Tableau
4 3 (4.69%) IBM
4 3 (4.69%) Informatica
5 1 (1.56%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.56%) Teradata