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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Quality over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Quality
Rank 39 23 19
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -4
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 2 19 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.70% 5.19% 4.52%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.00% 42.22% 53.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 6
Average daily rate £525 £485 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.24% +31.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £405
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £24.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.09 £27.25 £15.11
% change year-on-year
-40.95% +80.31%
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
25 45 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 8.80% 12.30% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 30 12
Average daily rate £250 £450 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +21.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £67.50 £24.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+181.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £23.25 £17.08
% change year-on-year
+82.79% +36.16%

Data Quality
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Quality across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) Validation
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Data Management
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
2 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (33.33%) ETL
2 2 (33.33%) Pentaho
2 2 (33.33%) Open Source
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 2 (33.33%) Data Integration
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) Financial Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) MS Project
3 1 (16.67%) MS Office
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (33.33%) Pentaho
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Information Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Pentaho Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Data Quality Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Data Quality Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) ETL Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Project Quality Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) SQL BI Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Integration
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) NHS
2 1 (16.67%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Data Management
2 2 (33.33%) ETL
2 2 (33.33%) Open Source
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
2 2 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) Financial Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
1 1 (16.67%) PMP
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner