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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Quality
Rank 127 132 96
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -36
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 28 39 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.79% 0.88% 1.28%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.82% 8.48% 14.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 28 24
Median daily rate £400 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £290 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £635 £631
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
Median hourly rate £9.19 £21.64 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.53% +44.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £13.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% -18.18%
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
285 460 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.05% 10.40% 8.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 303 169
Median daily rate £413 £450 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +18.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £310 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £610 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 24
Median hourly rate £39.00 £17.33 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.04% -8.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.19 £14.05 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £85.59 £28.50 £49.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +50.00%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -7 9 £400 +6.66% 3
Merseyside - 7 £500 - 2
Cheshire -2 5 £575 +43.75% 4
Lancashire +18 4 - -
Data Quality
England

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 14 (32.56%) Finance
2 12 (27.91%) Data Modelling
2 12 (27.91%) SAS
3 11 (25.58%) Migration
3 11 (25.58%) Data Migration
4 10 (23.26%) Data Management
5 9 (20.93%) Data Analysis
5 9 (20.93%) Management Information System
5 9 (20.93%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (18.60%) ETL
6 8 (18.60%) SQL
6 8 (18.60%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (16.28%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (13.95%) Banking
8 6 (13.95%) Credit Risk
8 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
8 6 (13.95%) Data Architecture
8 6 (13.95%) Data Structures
8 6 (13.95%) Data Governance
9 5 (11.63%) Big Data
9 5 (11.63%) Retail
9 5 (11.63%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
10 4 (9.30%) VBA
10 4 (9.30%) SAP
10 4 (9.30%) SPSS
10 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
10 4 (9.30%) Front Office
10 4 (9.30%) Back Office

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 12 (27.91%) SAS
2 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.30%) SPSS
3 2 (4.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Teamcenter
1 2 (4.65%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (2.33%) SAP CRM
2 1 (2.33%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (11.63%) Big Data
3 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.65%) Data Mining
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.33%) Data Mart
5 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.33%) GIS
5 1 (2.33%) MS Access
5 1 (2.33%) OLAP
5 1 (2.33%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (2.33%) OLTP
5 1 (2.33%) QGIS
5 1 (2.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (2.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (2.33%) Spatial Data
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.33%) JIRA
1 1 (2.33%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 14 (32.56%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Banking
3 5 (11.63%) Retail
4 4 (9.30%) Back Office
4 4 (9.30%) Front Office
4 4 (9.30%) Investment Banking
5 2 (4.65%) Advertising
6 1 (2.33%) Aerospace
6 1 (2.33%) Billing
6 1 (2.33%) French Language
6 1 (2.33%) German Language
6 1 (2.33%) International Banking
6 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (37.21%) Analyst
2 9 (20.93%) Architect
3 8 (18.60%) Data Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) Business Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) Data Architect
5 5 (11.63%) Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Data Manager
6 4 (9.30%) Data Quality Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) ETL Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Quality Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.65%) Banking Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence Specialist
8 2 (4.65%) Data Business Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Integration Architect
8 2 (4.65%) Migration Manager
8 2 (4.65%) SAS Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) SSIS Specialist
8 2 (4.65%) SSRS Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) XML
2 1 (2.33%) Gherkin
2 1 (2.33%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (20.93%) Management Information System
2 6 (13.95%) Credit Risk
2 6 (13.95%) Data Structures
3 4 (9.30%) Data Integration
3 4 (9.30%) Statistics
4 1 (2.33%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) Data Modelling
2 11 (25.58%) Data Migration
2 11 (25.58%) Migration
3 10 (23.26%) Data Management
4 9 (20.93%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (20.93%) Data Analysis
5 8 (18.60%) ETL
5 8 (18.60%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (13.95%) Data Architecture
6 6 (13.95%) Data Governance
7 5 (11.63%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (9.30%) Business Analysis
8 4 (9.30%) Data Mapping
9 3 (6.98%) Cash Management
9 3 (6.98%) Change Management
9 3 (6.98%) e-GIF
9 3 (6.98%) Information Management
9 3 (6.98%) Project Management
9 3 (6.98%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (6.98%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.60%) SQL
2 4 (9.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.30%) Degree
3 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) ISO20022
2 1 (2.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
1 4 (9.30%) SAP
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle
3 1 (2.33%) hybris
3 1 (2.33%) Tableau
3 1 (2.33%) Talend
3 1 (2.33%) Trillium
North West England
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £500 per day + depending on exp. AND equivalent salary
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cumbria
Square One Resources
Rate: From £600 to £725 per day
Posted: 5 days ago