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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Quality over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Quality
Rank 58 57 49
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 1 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.17% 1.21% 0.19%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.63% 13.24% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £650 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.94% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.11% +0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £25.00 £13.61
% change year-on-year
-46.00% +83.75%
Data Quality
South East

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
38 68 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 6.55% 9.15% 7.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 36 20
Average daily rate £400 £350 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £226 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Average hourly rate £23.00 £30.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% +172.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £29.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +48.71%

Data Quality
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Quality across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Data Management
1 2 (40.00%) Change Management
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Publishing
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) QlikView
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (20.00%) Data Mapping
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) Tableau
2 1 (20.00%) Data Governance
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (20.00%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (20.00%) QlikView
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Data Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Data Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Data Quality Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Data Quality Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Information Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Information Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Project Quality Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) NHS
1 1 (20.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Change Management
1 2 (40.00%) Data Management
1 2 (40.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Data Governance
2 1 (20.00%) Data Mapping
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (20.00%) PMP
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) SAP
1 1 (20.00%) Tableau