The table below looks at the statistics for Data Quality skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Quality over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Quality
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 56 58 39
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -19
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 5 3 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.80% 0.55% 2.92%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.80% 7.14% 32.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 10
Median daily rate £463 £550 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.90% +39.24%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £17.43 - £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £15.20 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.67% -39.20%

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 Oxfordshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
51 42 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 8.20% 7.76% 9.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 27 35
Median daily rate £350 £299 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.25% -22.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 5
Median hourly rate £17.43 £39.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.30% +56.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £44.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-54.54% +87.23%

Data Quality
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire

Data Quality
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Data Quality Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Data Quality
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Data Quality Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Data Quality
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Quality within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +4 3 - - 1
Thame - 1 - -
Data Quality
South East

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (53.85%) QA
2 6 (46.15%) JIRA
2 6 (46.15%) Load Testing
2 6 (46.15%) TDD
2 6 (46.15%) BDD
2 6 (46.15%) Non-Functional Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
3 5 (38.46%) Defect Management
3 5 (38.46%) Java
3 5 (38.46%) JBoss
3 5 (38.46%) Automated Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Degree
4 4 (30.77%) Data Analysis
4 4 (30.77%) Regression Testing
4 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Cucumber
4 4 (30.77%) SDLC
5 3 (23.08%) Coaching
5 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
5 3 (23.08%) Selenium
5 3 (23.08%) Time Management
5 3 (23.08%) WebSphere
5 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
5 3 (23.08%) ITIL
5 3 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (23.08%) BPR
5 3 (23.08%) Migration

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 5 (38.46%) JBoss
2 3 (23.08%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Markit EDM
1 1 (7.69%) SAP MDG
1 1 (7.69%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) Google Analytics
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) SAP HANA
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) JIRA
2 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
3 4 (30.77%) Cucumber
4 3 (23.08%) Selenium
5 2 (15.38%) SoapUI
6 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
6 1 (7.69%) JMeter
6 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 2 (15.38%) Publishing
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) QA Leader
2 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Test Leader
3 3 (23.08%) Automation Test Lead
3 3 (23.08%) Business Systems Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) ICT Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Data Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) QA Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) QA Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) QA Tester
5 1 (7.69%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) SAP Data Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) BDD
2 6 (46.15%) Load Testing
2 6 (46.15%) Non-Functional Testing
2 6 (46.15%) TDD
3 5 (38.46%) Automated Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Defect Management
4 4 (30.77%) Data Analysis
4 4 (30.77%) Regression Testing
4 4 (30.77%) SDLC
4 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
4 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (23.08%) BPR
5 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
5 3 (23.08%) Coaching
5 3 (23.08%) ITIL
5 3 (23.08%) Migration
5 3 (23.08%) Time Management
6 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (53.85%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Google
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle
1 1 (7.69%) SAP