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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Quality
Rank 145 120 106
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -14
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 14 33 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.37% 0.89% 0.98%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.76% 9.22% 10.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 17
Median daily rate £425 £488 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £284 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £663 £700 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £31.17 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.05 £22.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-28.68% +50.00%
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
294 358 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 7.83% 9.63% 9.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 208 145
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £275 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £700 £652
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £369
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +4.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 20 22
Median hourly rate £44.25 £15.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+190.16% -4.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.55 £12.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.73 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.55 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+29.93% +3.85%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 -12 5 £450 +38.99% 1
Cheshire -14 4 £400 -11.11% 1
Cumbria +10 3 £694 -
Merseyside - 1 - - 1
Data Quality
England

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 19 (40.43%) SQL
2 16 (34.04%) Data Management
3 11 (23.40%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (23.40%) Data Modelling
3 11 (23.40%) ETL
3 11 (23.40%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (23.40%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (21.28%) SAS
5 9 (19.15%) Finance
5 9 (19.15%) Credit Risk
5 9 (19.15%) Data Cleansing
5 9 (19.15%) Data Governance
5 9 (19.15%) Master Data Management
6 8 (17.02%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (17.02%) NHS
7 7 (14.89%) Validation
7 7 (14.89%) Quality Management
7 7 (14.89%) SAP
7 7 (14.89%) Talend
7 7 (14.89%) Talend Open Studio
8 6 (12.77%) Migration
8 6 (12.77%) Reference Data
8 6 (12.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (12.77%) Data Analysis
9 5 (10.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (10.64%) Banking
9 5 (10.64%) Data Migration
9 5 (10.64%) MS Excel
9 5 (10.64%) Oracle
9 5 (10.64%) Data Structures

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 10 (21.28%) SAS
2 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.13%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Teamcenter
2 1 (2.13%) SAP CRM
2 1 (2.13%) SAP hybris
2 1 (2.13%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.13%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.40%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (12.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (10.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
5 3 (6.38%) Big Data
6 2 (4.26%) Data Mining
6 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (4.26%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.13%) Data Mart
7 1 (2.13%) DB2
7 1 (2.13%) Hadoop
7 1 (2.13%) MS Access
7 1 (2.13%) MySQL
7 1 (2.13%) OLAP
7 1 (2.13%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (2.13%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (2.13%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.13%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 9 (19.15%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Banking
3 3 (6.38%) Retail
4 2 (4.26%) Advertising
4 2 (4.26%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.13%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.13%) Back Office
5 1 (2.13%) French Language
5 1 (2.13%) Front Office
5 1 (2.13%) German Language
5 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.13%) Marketing
5 1 (2.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (42.55%) Analyst
2 12 (25.53%) Data Analyst
3 6 (12.77%) Data Manager
3 6 (12.77%) Data Quality Analyst
4 5 (10.64%) Business Analyst
4 5 (10.64%) Quality Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Architect
5 4 (8.51%) Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) Data Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Big Data Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Business Intelligence Specialist
7 2 (4.26%) Data Business Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Data Migration Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Master Data Expert
7 2 (4.26%) Migration Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Report Writer
7 2 (4.26%) SAS Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) SSIS Specialist
7 2 (4.26%) SSRS Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) XML
2 3 (6.38%) Web Services
3 2 (4.26%) JSON
3 2 (4.26%) RESTful
3 2 (4.26%) SOAP
3 2 (4.26%) XML Schema
4 1 (2.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (19.15%) Credit Risk
3 8 (17.02%) NHS
4 6 (12.77%) Reference Data
5 5 (10.64%) Data Structures
6 4 (8.51%) Data Integration
6 4 (8.51%) Taxonomies
7 2 (4.26%) Informatics
7 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
8 1 (2.13%) Data Conversion
8 1 (2.13%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (2.13%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) Unix
2 1 (2.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.04%) Data Management
2 11 (23.40%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (23.40%) Data Modelling
2 11 (23.40%) ETL
3 9 (19.15%) Data Cleansing
3 9 (19.15%) Data Governance
3 9 (19.15%) Master Data Management
4 8 (17.02%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (14.89%) Quality Management
5 7 (14.89%) Validation
6 6 (12.77%) Data Analysis
6 6 (12.77%) Migration
7 5 (10.64%) Data Migration
8 4 (8.51%) Data Architecture
8 4 (8.51%) SOA
9 3 (6.38%) Business Analysis
9 3 (6.38%) Data Mapping
9 3 (6.38%) EAI
9 3 (6.38%) Information Security
9 3 (6.38%) Metadata Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (40.43%) SQL
2 4 (8.51%) Java
3 1 (2.13%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.26%) Degree
3 1 (2.13%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 7 (14.89%) SAP
1 7 (14.89%) Talend
2 5 (10.64%) Oracle
3 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.26%) hybris
4 2 (4.26%) Software AG
4 2 (4.26%) Teradata
5 1 (2.13%) Tableau
5 1 (2.13%) Trillium
5 1 (2.13%) VMware