The table below looks at the statistics for Data Quality skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Quality over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Quality
Rank 26 37 34
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 11 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.77% 1.68% 0.94%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 40.74% 24.14% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 2
Average daily rate £450 £310 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.16% -25.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £302 £412
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £318 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £9.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.05 £27.25 £15.11
% change year-on-year
-37.44% +80.31%
Data Quality
East Midlands

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 Northamptonshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
27 29 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 9.25% 6.95% 7.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 18
Average daily rate £450 £353 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.65% -16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £230 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £605 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £9.75 £10.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -34.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £25.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+68.00% +45.77%

Data Quality
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Quality across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Data Quality Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Data Quality
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Data Quality Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Data Quality
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

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

Data Quality Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

Data Quality
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Data Quality Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Data Quality
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Northampton +12 8 £450 +40.62%
Towcester - 1 - -
Data Quality
East Midlands

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 Warehouse
2 8 (47.06%) ETL
3 7 (41.18%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (41.18%) Data Management
4 6 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
4 6 (35.29%) Data Modelling
4 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
4 6 (35.29%) OLAP
4 6 (35.29%) OLAP Cube
5 5 (29.41%) Reference Data
5 5 (29.41%) Kimball Methodology
6 4 (23.53%) Analytics
6 4 (23.53%) Oracle EDQ
6 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
6 4 (23.53%) Code Optimisation
6 4 (23.53%) Data Structures
6 4 (23.53%) Oracle
6 4 (23.53%) XML
6 4 (23.53%) NHS
6 4 (23.53%) Scrum
6 4 (23.53%) Migration
6 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (17.65%) Dimensional Modelling
7 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (17.65%) ODBC
7 3 (17.65%) SQL
7 3 (17.65%) Data Transformation

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (35.29%) OLAP
2 6 (35.29%) OLAP Cube
2 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (5.88%) MS Access
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) ERwin
1 1 (5.88%) PowerDesigner
1 1 (5.88%) Talend Open Studio
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Senior Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 3 (17.65%) ETL Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Project Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Oracle Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) OLAP Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Scrum Master
4 2 (11.76%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Business Data Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Data Quality Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) NHS Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Senior ETL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior OLAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) XML
2 3 (17.65%) ODBC
3 2 (11.76%) Web Services
4 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Reference Data
2 4 (23.53%) Data Structures
2 4 (23.53%) NHS
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) Data Integration
3 1 (5.88%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) ETL
2 7 (41.18%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (41.18%) Data Management
3 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (35.29%) Data Modelling
4 5 (29.41%) Kimball Methodology
5 4 (23.53%) Analytics
5 4 (23.53%) Code Optimisation
5 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
5 4 (23.53%) Migration
5 4 (23.53%) Scrum
6 3 (17.65%) Data Transformation
6 3 (17.65%) Dimensional Modelling
7 2 (11.76%) Coaching
7 2 (11.76%) Data Architecture
7 2 (11.76%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (11.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) C#
2 1 (5.88%) VBA
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) DataFlux
3 1 (5.88%) Informatica
3 1 (5.88%) RedPrairie
3 1 (5.88%) Tableau
3 1 (5.88%) Talend
3 1 (5.88%) Teradata