The table below looks at the statistics for Data Quality skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Quality over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Quality
Rank 144 131 103
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -28
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 6 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.18% 0.33% 0.58%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.09% 3.06% 8.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 8
Average daily rate
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£363 £481 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.67% +14.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £361 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £548 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £409 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.09% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £15.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.43 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+9.50% -14.28%
Data Quality
England

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 West region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
287 360 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 8.63% 10.96% 6.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 244 79
Average daily rate £420 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £204 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 25 16
Average hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £17.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% +48.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £18.15 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.80 £43.33 £25.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.64 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.20% +14.28%

Data Quality
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Data Quality Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Data Quality
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Data Quality Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Data Quality
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Quality across the South West region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Data Quality Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Data Quality
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Data Quality Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Data Quality
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Quality within the South West region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire -2 2 £625 +28.20% 5
Somerset - 2 £285 -
Bristol -3 1 £440 +25.71% 5
Gloucestershire -7 1 £275 -
Data Quality
England

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 7 (36.84%) SQL
1 7 (36.84%) Data Management
2 6 (31.58%) Data Analysis
2 6 (31.58%) Data Governance
2 6 (31.58%) SAP
2 6 (31.58%) Data Modelling
2 6 (31.58%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (31.58%) Finance
3 5 (26.32%) Migration
3 5 (26.32%) ETL
3 5 (26.32%) Information Management
3 5 (26.32%) Data Migration
3 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (15.79%) SAP Data Services
4 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
4 3 (15.79%) BPMN
4 3 (15.79%) Reference Data
4 3 (15.79%) Data Extraction
4 3 (15.79%) VBA
4 3 (15.79%) Informatica
4 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (15.79%) NHS
5 2 (10.53%) Teradata
5 2 (10.53%) EAI
5 2 (10.53%) MOF
5 2 (10.53%) XML
5 2 (10.53%) UML
5 2 (10.53%) IBM
5 2 (10.53%) RDF

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (15.79%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (10.53%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.26%) PowerCenter
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Analyst
2 9 (47.37%) Data Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Quality Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Data Quality Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) NHS Information Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Information Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Data Modeller
4 3 (15.79%) Business Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Data Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Governance Manager
5 2 (10.53%) SAP Data Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) SAP Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Data Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Information Governance Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Data Quality Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Head of Data Quality
6 1 (5.26%) Informatica ETL Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Head of Data Management
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) NHS
2 3 (15.79%) Reference Data
2 3 (15.79%) Data Extraction
3 2 (10.53%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Data Management
2 6 (31.58%) Data Analysis
2 6 (31.58%) Data Governance
2 6 (31.58%) Data Modelling
2 6 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (26.32%) Migration
3 5 (26.32%) ETL
3 5 (26.32%) Data Migration
3 5 (26.32%) Information Management
4 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
4 3 (15.79%) BPMN
5 2 (10.53%) Data Mapping
5 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) RDF
5 2 (10.53%) MOF
5 2 (10.53%) UML
5 2 (10.53%) EAI
5 2 (10.53%) Information Governance
5 2 (10.53%) Metadata Management
5 2 (10.53%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) COREP
1 2 (10.53%) FINREP
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) SAP
2 3 (15.79%) Informatica
3 2 (10.53%) Teradata
3 2 (10.53%) IBM
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