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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Quality
Rank 43 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.43% 0.33% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.88% 4.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £425 £378
% change year-on-year
-5.76% +12.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +62.50%
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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
34 24 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 7.33% 7.95% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 17 8
Average daily rate £385 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.41% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £300 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £515 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £370 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £11.50 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.12% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.12% -17.50%

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
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 3 (50.00%) Data Management
2 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (50.00%) SLA
2 3 (50.00%) SAS
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Reference Data
3 2 (33.33%) Marketing
3 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) GoldenSource
4 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) JIRA
4 1 (16.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Data Mapping
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (16.67%) Toad

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) Toad
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (33.33%) Marketing
3 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) SAS Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SAS Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modeller
3 1 (16.67%) SAS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Data Management
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Data Mapping
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) GoldenSource
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle