The table below looks at the statistics for Data Quality skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Quality over the 3 months to 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Quality
Rank 73 65 65
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 3 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.30% 0.80% 1.34%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.44% 10.00% 15.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 5
Average daily rate £525 £425 £560
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% -24.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £408 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £429 £740
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £411
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £27.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-41.28% +60.29%
Data Quality
Berkshire

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 Reading region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
123 70 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 12.42% 7.95% 8.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 41 37
Average daily rate £400 £400 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £139 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £570 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £384 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.23% +5.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 £22.50 £127.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -82.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.75 £22.50 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+90.00% +31.19%

Data Quality
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Quality across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Data Quality Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Data Quality
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Data Quality Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Data Quality
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Quality across the Reading region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Data Quality Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Data Quality
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Data Quality Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (75.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) Use Case
2 2 (50.00%) Data Governance
3 1 (25.00%) Data Transformation
3 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (25.00%) Data Reconciliation
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Mapping
3 1 (25.00%) Pattern Recognition
3 1 (25.00%) Network Management
3 1 (25.00%) Logistics
3 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (25.00%) CMDB
3 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) ITSM

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Data Modeller
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration Lead
2 1 (25.00%) Database Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) Data Governance
2 2 (50.00%) Use Case
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Mapping
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Data Reconciliation
3 1 (25.00%) Data Security
3 1 (25.00%) Data Transformation
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) ITSM
3 1 (25.00%) Network Management
3 1 (25.00%) Pattern Recognition
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow