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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Quality over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Quality
Rank 139 129 124
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -5
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 12 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.31% 0.17% 0.26%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.64% 2.59% 4.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 7
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£700 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £21.64 £55.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.65% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.67 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+17.80% -14.28%
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
330 193 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.53% 6.38% 5.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 96 70
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £525 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 22 19
Average hourly rate £15.64 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.24% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £9.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.64 £53.50 £20.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £20.21 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.65% +15.45%

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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 2015. 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
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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
Manchester -4 7 £700 - 1
Cumbria - 3 - -
Cheshire -8 1 £525 -
Data Quality
England

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 9 (52.94%) Data Management
2 8 (47.06%) Migration
3 5 (29.41%) GAP Analysis
3 5 (29.41%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (29.41%) Finance
3 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) Data Migration
3 5 (29.41%) Oracle Fusion
3 5 (29.41%) Oracle
3 5 (29.41%) SOA
3 5 (29.41%) Middleware
3 5 (29.41%) Quality Management
3 5 (29.41%) Open Source
3 5 (29.41%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (29.41%) Master Data Management
3 5 (29.41%) Oracle TCA
3 5 (29.41%) SDLC
4 4 (23.53%) Data Cleansing
5 3 (17.65%) Teamcenter
5 3 (17.65%) Line Management
5 3 (17.65%) Business Transformation
6 2 (11.76%) Data Governance
6 2 (11.76%) SQL
6 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.88%) ERP
7 1 (5.88%) JMS
7 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
7 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
7 1 (5.88%) J2EE
7 1 (5.88%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 (5.88%) WebLogic
1 1 (5.88%) WebLogic Portal
1 1 (5.88%) CMS
1 1 (5.88%) Mule
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle BPM
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle TCA
2 3 (17.65%) Teamcenter
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Data Mining
1 1 (5.88%) Star Schema
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (5.88%) Hudson
1 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
1 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Architect
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle Architect
1 5 (29.41%) Middleware Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Data Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Data Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Information Security Officer
4 1 (5.88%) Security Officer
4 1 (5.88%) Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) Middleware
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (5.88%) WebCenter
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle ADF
2 1 (5.88%) J2EE
2 1 (5.88%) SOAP
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) XML
2 1 (5.88%) XSD
2 1 (5.88%) XSLT
2 1 (5.88%) JMS
2 1 (5.88%) WSDL
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Solaris
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Data Management
2 8 (47.06%) Migration
3 5 (29.41%) SOA
3 5 (29.41%) Quality Management
3 5 (29.41%) GAP Analysis
3 5 (29.41%) Data Migration
3 5 (29.41%) Open Source
3 5 (29.41%) Master Data Management
3 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) SDLC
4 4 (23.53%) Data Cleansing
5 3 (17.65%) Line Management
5 3 (17.65%) Business Transformation
6 2 (11.76%) Data Governance
6 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.88%) ERP
7 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
7 1 (5.88%) Process Management
7 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (5.88%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
2 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (5.88%) IBM
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Retek
2 1 (5.88%) TIBCO
2 1 (5.88%) ATG
2 1 (5.88%) Stellent
2 1 (5.88%) VMware
2 1 (5.88%) Endeca
2 1 (5.88%) Eloqua