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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Quality
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 39 41 33
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 2 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.62% 0.75% 2.78%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.90% 9.09% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
Median daily rate - £525 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +34.61%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £17.43 - £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £15.20 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+14.67% -37.95%

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
29 22 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 8.92% 8.30% 11.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 18 27
Median daily rate £363 £250 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.00% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.40% -35.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 £42.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-51.17% +80.85%

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 27 February 2017, 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 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) JBoss
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (50.00%) BPR
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) TDD
1 3 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (50.00%) JIRA
1 3 (50.00%) QA
1 3 (50.00%) Load Testing
1 3 (50.00%) BDD
1 3 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Time Management
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Publishing
3 1 (16.67%) Subversion
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Git (software)

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 (50.00%) JBoss
2 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
3 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 2 (33.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Business Systems Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) ICT Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) QA Leader
2 3 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Test Leader
3 2 (33.33%) Automation Test Lead
4 1 (16.67%) Automation Tester
4 1 (16.67%) Java Automation Tester
4 1 (16.67%) Lead Tester
4 1 (16.67%) QA Automation Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) QA Automation Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) QA Automation Tester
4 1 (16.67%) QA Test Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 1 (16.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Testing Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) BDD
1 3 (50.00%) BPR
1 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) Load Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA