The table below looks at the statistics for Data Quality skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Quality over the 3 months to 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Quality
Rank 44 40 29
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -11
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 5 4 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.42% 1.37% 4.81%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 16.67% 19.05% 48.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 15
Median daily rate £420 £275 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.72% -45.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £275 £386
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £275 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £17.43 - £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £19.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +8.33%
Data Quality
Oxfordshire

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 Oxford region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
30 21 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 8.52% 7.19% 9.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 13 26
Median daily rate £350 £288 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -29.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £117 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £398 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 9
Median hourly rate £20.00 £67.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.37% +285.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.43 £67.50 £11.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £67.50 £24.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +13.63%

Data Quality
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford 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 Oxford

Data Quality
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Data Quality Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Data Quality
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Data Quality Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 6 (66.67%) Publishing
1 6 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 4 (44.44%) Data Management
2 4 (44.44%) GoldenSource
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) Master Data Management
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
3 3 (33.33%) BDD
3 3 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 3 (33.33%) JBoss
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) TDD
3 3 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) JIRA
3 3 (33.33%) QA
3 3 (33.33%) Load Testing
4 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) Selenium
4 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (22.22%) BPR
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) SDLC
4 2 (22.22%) Defect Management
4 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
4 2 (22.22%) Time Management

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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 3 (33.33%) JBoss
2 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
2 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 3 (33.33%) JIRA
2 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
2 2 (22.22%) Selenium
3 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
3 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 6 (66.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Data Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) QA Leader
3 3 (33.33%) Test Leader
4 2 (22.22%) Automation Test Lead
4 2 (22.22%) Business Systems Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) ICT Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Java Automation Tester
5 1 (11.11%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) QA Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) QA Automation Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) QA Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) QA Tester
5 1 (11.11%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 4 (44.44%) Data Management
2 4 (44.44%) Master Data Management
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) BDD
3 3 (33.33%) Load Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
4 2 (22.22%) BPR
4 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Defect Management
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) SDLC
4 2 (22.22%) Time Management
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) GoldenSource
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle