The first table below looks at the demand for Data Quality skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Quality over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the North West region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Quality
Rank 133 115 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 3 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.095% 0.21% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.29% 3.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £450 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.40 £12.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
-13.31% -15.78%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
232 143 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 7.31% 5.94% 6.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 74 73
Average daily rate £355 £243 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.39% -11.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £135 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £445 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.60% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 11 15
Average hourly rate £17.75 £26.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.01% +65.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £10.52 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.50 £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.25 £16.43
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -7.15%
Data Quality
England

Data Quality
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Quality across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Quality within the North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Cheshire - 2 £375 -
Manchester - - - - 2
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England

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 11 (57.89%) ETL
1 11 (57.89%) Talend Open Studio
1 11 (57.89%) Talend
2 10 (52.63%) Data Integration
2 10 (52.63%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (47.37%) Java
3 9 (47.37%) J2EE
3 9 (47.37%) Data Modelling
3 9 (47.37%) Data Transformation
3 9 (47.37%) Data Mapping
3 9 (47.37%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (31.58%) Telecoms
4 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
5 4 (21.05%) Finance
5 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (15.79%) RDF
7 2 (10.53%) Data Migration
7 2 (10.53%) Data Cleansing
7 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
7 2 (10.53%) Migration
7 2 (10.53%) NHS
7 2 (10.53%) ERP
7 2 (10.53%) Business Objects
8 1 (5.26%) MS Office
8 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
8 1 (5.26%) Oracle
8 1 (5.26%) SQL
8 1 (5.26%) ECDL
8 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (5.26%) Informatica

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 1 (5.26%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (57.89%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 6 (31.58%) Telecoms
2 4 (21.05%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Talend Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Quality Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Data Migration Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Data Quality Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) SAS Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Migration Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Data Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Security Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Data Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Data Migration Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Information Security Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Data Integration
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.53%) NHS
3 1 (5.26%) NPfIT
3 1 (5.26%) Informatics
3 1 (5.26%) Life Science
3 1 (5.26%) Open Source
3 1 (5.26%) Health Informatics
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) ETL
2 9 (47.37%) Data Modelling
2 9 (47.37%) Data Transformation
2 9 (47.37%) Data Mapping
2 9 (47.37%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (15.79%) RDF
5 2 (10.53%) Data Migration
5 2 (10.53%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (10.53%) Migration
5 2 (10.53%) ERP
6 1 (5.26%) Information Security
6 1 (5.26%) Validation
6 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
6 1 (5.26%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (5.26%) Data Management
6 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) ECDL
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Talend
2 2 (10.53%) Business Objects
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Informatica
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Tableau
3 1 (5.26%) Vertica
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