The table below looks at the statistics for Data Quality skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Quality over the 3 months to 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Quality
England / South East
Rank 177 161 183
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +22
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 61 92 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.84% 1.11% 0.84%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.64% 11.00% 9.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 58 40
Median daily rate £450 £431 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £573 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Median hourly rate £17.43 £16.09 £76.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.32% -78.89%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 £26.35
% change year-on-year
-5.12% -25.98%

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 South East region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
706 836 860
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 9.73% 10.08% 9.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 456 428
Median daily rate £438 £386 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.48% +2.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £549
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 45 50
Median hourly rate £15.25 £47.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.89% +90.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £17.00 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.25 £61.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.17 £42.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-44.83% +68.00%

Data Quality
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 the South East

Data Quality
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Data Quality Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Data Quality
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Quality across the South East region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Data Quality Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Data Quality
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Data Quality Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Data Quality
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 20 January 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
Berkshire +23 26 £440 -2.22% 4
Oxfordshire +1 10 £400 -20.00%
West Sussex +2 6 £570 +75.23% 3
Buckinghamshire -18 5 £500 +36.05% 1
East Sussex - 3 £463 -
Surrey +5 2 £538 +2.38% 1
Middlesex +4 2 £500 -
Hampshire -7 2 £500 -9.09%
Kent - 2 £203 -
Data Quality
England

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 South East region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 51 (34.00%) SQL
2 50 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 44 (29.33%) Migration
4 40 (26.67%) Data Modelling
4 40 (26.67%) Data Management
5 39 (26.00%) ETL
6 36 (24.00%) Data Migration
7 31 (20.67%) Data Governance
8 30 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
9 28 (18.67%) SQL Server
10 26 (17.33%) SAP
11 24 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
11 24 (16.00%) Microsoft
12 22 (14.67%) Project Management
12 22 (14.67%) Degree
13 21 (14.00%) Master Data Management
14 19 (12.67%) Finance
14 19 (12.67%) Business Intelligence
14 19 (12.67%) Oracle
15 18 (12.00%) Management Information System
16 17 (11.33%) CRM
16 17 (11.33%) Analytics
17 16 (10.67%) Data Architecture
17 16 (10.67%) MS Excel
17 16 (10.67%) E-Commerce
17 16 (10.67%) ERP
17 16 (10.67%) Java
17 16 (10.67%) Data Cleansing
18 15 (10.00%) Data Integration
18 15 (10.00%) Retail

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 7 (4.67%) SAS
2 5 (3.33%) JBoss
3 4 (2.67%) Apache Spark
4 3 (2.00%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.33%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.67%) Apache
6 1 (0.67%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.67%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.67%) Confluence
6 1 (0.67%) Documentum
6 1 (0.67%) nginx
Applications
1 16 (10.67%) MS Excel
2 12 (8.00%) MS Office
3 1 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.67%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (4.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (4.00%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (2.67%) Eloqua
3 4 (2.67%) SAP FI
4 3 (2.00%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (2.00%) SAP QM
5 2 (1.33%) HFM
5 2 (1.33%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.67%) Lorenzo
6 1 (0.67%) Maximo
6 1 (0.67%) Oracle Utilities
6 1 (0.67%) SAP APO
6 1 (0.67%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.33%) Office 365
2 4 (2.67%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (18.67%) SQL Server
2 24 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (8.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (6.67%) DB2
4 10 (6.67%) Hadoop
5 9 (6.00%) Big Data
5 9 (6.00%) SAP Data Services
6 7 (4.67%) Oracle Database
7 6 (4.00%) Power BI
7 6 (4.00%) Relational Database
7 6 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (2.67%) Apache Hive
9 4 (2.67%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (2.67%) HBase
10 3 (2.00%) Data Lake
10 3 (2.00%) Impala
10 3 (2.00%) MySQL
10 3 (2.00%) SQLPlus
10 3 (2.00%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 8 (5.33%) JIRA
2 6 (4.00%) ERwin
2 6 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (4.00%) LSMW
2 6 (4.00%) Talend Open Studio
3 4 (2.67%) Cucumber
4 3 (2.00%) Selenium
4 3 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.00%) Toad
5 2 (1.33%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.67%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.67%) JMeter
6 1 (0.67%) Subversion
General
1 19 (12.67%) Finance
2 15 (10.00%) Retail
3 13 (8.67%) Marketing
4 8 (5.33%) Banking
5 6 (4.00%) Publishing
6 2 (1.33%) Legal
6 2 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.33%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.67%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (34.00%) Analyst
2 39 (26.00%) Data Analyst
3 22 (14.67%) Consultant
4 16 (10.67%) Architect
5 15 (10.00%) Data Architect
6 12 (8.00%) Data Manager
6 12 (8.00%) SAP Consultant
7 9 (6.00%) ETL Analyst
8 8 (5.33%) Data Consultant
8 8 (5.33%) Developer
9 7 (4.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 7 (4.67%) SAP Data Consultant
10 6 (4.00%) ETL Architect
10 6 (4.00%) Migration Consultant
10 6 (4.00%) QA Leader
10 6 (4.00%) SQL Analyst
11 5 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Architect
11 5 (3.33%) Data Coordinator
11 5 (3.33%) Microsoft BI Architect
11 5 (3.33%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.33%) XML
2 4 (2.67%) BAPI
3 3 (2.00%) Kafka
4 2 (1.33%) .NET
4 2 (1.33%) Web Services
5 1 (0.67%) Apache Tez
5 1 (0.67%) MDX
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (0.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 30 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (12.00%) Management Information System
3 15 (10.00%) Data Integration
4 12 (8.00%) Data Extraction
5 10 (6.67%) Data Structures
6 7 (4.67%) Data Conversion
6 7 (4.67%) Virtual Team
6 7 (4.67%) Visualisation
7 6 (4.00%) NHS
8 5 (3.33%) Reference Data
9 4 (2.67%) Learning Management System
9 4 (2.67%) PMI
10 2 (1.33%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.33%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.33%) Economics
10 2 (1.33%) Mathematics
10 2 (1.33%) Statistics
11 1 (0.67%) CMDB
11 1 (0.67%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.67%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.00%) Unix
2 2 (1.33%) Linux
2 2 (1.33%) Windows
3 1 (0.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 44 (29.33%) Migration
3 40 (26.67%) Data Management
3 40 (26.67%) Data Modelling
4 39 (26.00%) ETL
5 36 (24.00%) Data Migration
6 31 (20.67%) Data Governance
7 22 (14.67%) Project Management
8 21 (14.00%) Master Data Management
9 19 (12.67%) Business Intelligence
10 17 (11.33%) Analytics
10 17 (11.33%) CRM
11 16 (10.67%) Data Architecture
11 16 (10.67%) Data Cleansing
11 16 (10.67%) E-Commerce
11 16 (10.67%) ERP
12 15 (10.00%) Information Management
13 14 (9.33%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (9.33%) Validation
14 13 (8.67%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 51 (34.00%) SQL
2 16 (10.67%) Java
3 9 (6.00%) ABAP
3 9 (6.00%) T-SQL
4 8 (5.33%) C
5 6 (4.00%) PL/SQL
6 5 (3.33%) Python
7 4 (2.67%) VBA
8 2 (1.33%) Scala
9 1 (0.67%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 1 (0.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 22 (14.67%) Degree
2 4 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (2.67%) PMI Certification
3 3 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (2.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.67%) CFA
4 1 (0.67%) CLAS
4 1 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.33%) QA
2 8 (5.33%) SLA
3 5 (3.33%) GDPR
4 2 (1.33%) GxP
4 2 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.67%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.67%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (2.00%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.67%) Corosync
2 1 (0.67%) Docker
2 1 (0.67%) HDFS
2 1 (0.67%) Squid
Systems Management
1 7 (4.67%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.67%) Ambari
2 1 (0.67%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.67%) Oozie
2 1 (0.67%) Pacemaker
2 1 (0.67%) Puppet
2 1 (0.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (17.33%) SAP
2 24 (16.00%) Microsoft
3 19 (12.67%) Oracle
4 10 (6.67%) Tableau
5 9 (6.00%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (4.00%) hybris
6 6 (4.00%) Talend
7 5 (3.33%) GoldenSource
8 2 (1.33%) Cloudera
8 2 (1.33%) Hyperion
8 2 (1.33%) Informatica
9 1 (0.67%) Apple
9 1 (0.67%) Hortonworks
9 1 (0.67%) HP
9 1 (0.67%) IBM
9 1 (0.67%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.67%) RedGate
9 1 (0.67%) Retek
9 1 (0.67%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.67%) Workday