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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Quality over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Quality
Rank 134 119 112
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -7
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 13 23 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.43% 0.72% 1.12%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.26% 6.87% 8.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 22 22
Median daily rate £425 £300 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -35.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £180 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £8.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £14.35 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.92% -13.03%
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
305 335 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.00% 10.47% 13.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 230 274
Median daily rate £381 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.75% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 32
Median hourly rate £35.05 £21.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.02% -4.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £13.00 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £100.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +7.14%

Data Quality
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 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 29 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Quality within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bristol +5 10 £425 +46.55%
Wiltshire -2 3 £450 +7.14%
Data Quality
England

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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 West region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 15 (62.50%) Finance
2 11 (45.83%) Data Management
3 10 (41.67%) Data Modelling
4 9 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (37.50%) Data Analysis
4 9 (37.50%) Quality Management
4 9 (37.50%) Data Governance
5 8 (33.33%) Validation
5 8 (33.33%) MS Office
6 7 (29.17%) Oracle
6 7 (29.17%) SAS
6 7 (29.17%) Metadata Management
6 7 (29.17%) Base SAS
6 7 (29.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 6 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (20.83%) ERP
8 5 (20.83%) Oracle EBS R12
8 5 (20.83%) Project Governance
9 4 (16.67%) ETL
9 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 4 (16.67%) SAP
10 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
10 3 (12.50%) Migration
10 3 (12.50%) Change Management
10 3 (12.50%) Programme Management
10 3 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
10 3 (12.50%) Master Data Management
11 2 (8.33%) Data Migration
11 2 (8.33%) Data Architecture
11 2 (8.33%) Solvency II

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 (29.17%) SAS
2 1 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.17%) NetWeaver
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (33.33%) MS Office
2 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.17%) MS Project
3 1 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (4.17%) Lorenzo
3 1 (4.17%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (29.17%) Base SAS
3 1 (4.17%) Big Data
3 1 (4.17%) DB2
3 1 (4.17%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (4.17%) SAP BW
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) ERwin
1 1 (4.17%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 15 (62.50%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Electronics
2 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.33%) Marketing
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Consultant
1 8 (33.33%) Data Consultant
2 6 (25.00%) Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Management Consultant
3 5 (20.83%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Data Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Data Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Developer
4 2 (8.33%) HR Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) HR Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Implementation Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Lorenzo Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Migration Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Quality Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.17%) SSIS Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (8.33%) RIA
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.17%) NHS
2 1 (4.17%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Data Management
2 10 (41.67%) Data Modelling
3 9 (37.50%) Data Analysis
3 9 (37.50%) Data Governance
3 9 (37.50%) Quality Management
4 8 (33.33%) Validation
5 7 (29.17%) Metadata Management
5 7 (29.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 6 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (20.83%) ERP
7 5 (20.83%) Project Governance
8 4 (16.67%) ETL
9 3 (12.50%) Change Management
9 3 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
9 3 (12.50%) Master Data Management
9 3 (12.50%) Migration
9 3 (12.50%) Programme Management
10 2 (8.33%) Data Architecture
10 2 (8.33%) Data Migration
10 2 (8.33%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) C
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
1 2 (8.33%) VB
2 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
1 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
1 2 (8.33%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Control-M
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Oracle
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (4.17%) Informatica
3 1 (4.17%) Netezza
3 1 (4.17%) Talend