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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Quality
England / South West
Rank 109 139 105
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -34
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 27 12 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.00% 0.40% 1.28%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.06% 3.11% 11.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 30
Median daily rate £430 £381 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.78% -15.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £248 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £458 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £403 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.59% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £15.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+16.20% -40.00%

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
298 386 366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.99% 12.90% 11.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 253 234
Median daily rate £400 £395 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -12.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £673
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 32 20
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £19.80 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £50.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £42.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-49.41% +84.78%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 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
Wiltshire +15 14 £430 -4.44% 2
Bristol +5 7 £325 -7.14% 2
Dorset +4 2 £425 +73.29% 1
Data Quality
England

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 West region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 15 (31.91%) SQL
2 14 (29.79%) Data Modelling
2 14 (29.79%) Finance
2 14 (29.79%) Security Cleared
3 12 (25.53%) Migration
3 12 (25.53%) Data Integration
4 10 (21.28%) SC Cleared
4 10 (21.28%) Data Management
4 10 (21.28%) Management Information System
4 10 (21.28%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (19.15%) Data Structures
6 8 (17.02%) MS Excel
6 8 (17.02%) SAP
6 8 (17.02%) Data Migration
7 7 (14.89%) Base SAS
7 7 (14.89%) Reference Data
7 7 (14.89%) Data Architecture
7 7 (14.89%) SAS
8 6 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (12.77%) ETL
8 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
8 6 (12.77%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (12.77%) Banking
9 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (10.64%) Billing
9 5 (10.64%) Freedom of Information
9 5 (10.64%) Performance Management
9 5 (10.64%) Data Validation
9 5 (10.64%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence

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 (14.89%) SAS
2 2 (4.26%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 8 (17.02%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.38%) MS Office
3 2 (4.26%) MS Project
4 1 (2.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (4.26%) SystmOne
3 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.13%) SAP IS-U
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (14.89%) Base SAS
3 6 (12.77%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (10.64%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 5 (10.64%) Hadoop
4 5 (10.64%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 4 (8.51%) OLAP
6 3 (6.38%) Apache Hive
6 3 (6.38%) Big Data
6 3 (6.38%) HBase
6 3 (6.38%) MongoDB
6 3 (6.38%) Neo4j
7 2 (4.26%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (4.26%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Data Lake
7 2 (4.26%) OLAP Cube
7 2 (4.26%) OLTP
7 2 (4.26%) Oracle OLAP
7 2 (4.26%) Pentaho
8 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) ERwin
1 2 (4.26%) MagicDraw
2 1 (2.13%) LSMW
2 1 (2.13%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 14 (29.79%) Finance
2 6 (12.77%) Banking
3 5 (10.64%) Billing
4 3 (6.38%) Legal
4 3 (6.38%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.13%) Marketing
6 1 (2.13%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (27.66%) Analyst
2 12 (25.53%) Developer
3 7 (14.89%) Architect
4 6 (12.77%) Data Analyst
4 6 (12.77%) Data Architect
4 6 (12.77%) SAS Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Data Manager
6 4 (8.51%) Report Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) TOGAF Architect
7 3 (6.38%) Unix Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Unix Linux Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Analyst Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Business Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Business Intelligence Lead
8 2 (4.26%) Data Migration Manager
8 2 (4.26%) Migration Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) Migration Manager
8 2 (4.26%) Quality Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Management Information System
2 9 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (19.15%) Data Structures
3 7 (14.89%) Reference Data
4 5 (10.64%) Freedom of Information
5 4 (8.51%) Mobile App
5 4 (8.51%) Smart Meter
6 2 (4.26%) NHS
6 2 (4.26%) Taxonomies
7 1 (2.13%) FMCG
7 1 (2.13%) Mainframe
7 1 (2.13%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.51%) Linux
1 4 (8.51%) Solaris
1 4 (8.51%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.79%) Data Modelling
2 12 (25.53%) Data Integration
2 12 (25.53%) Migration
3 10 (21.28%) Data Management
4 8 (17.02%) Data Migration
5 7 (14.89%) Data Architecture
6 6 (12.77%) ETL
6 6 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (10.64%) Data Validation
7 5 (10.64%) Performance Management
7 5 (10.64%) Reference Data Management
7 5 (10.64%) Validation
8 4 (8.51%) CRM
8 4 (8.51%) Data Analysis
8 4 (8.51%) ERP
8 4 (8.51%) Information Architecture
8 4 (8.51%) SDLC
8 4 (8.51%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.91%) SQL
2 1 (2.13%) SPARQL
2 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (29.79%) Security Cleared
2 10 (21.28%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.13%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) IFRS
1 2 (4.26%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) SAP
2 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.51%) Red Hat
3 4 (8.51%) SolarWinds
4 3 (6.38%) Cloudera
4 3 (6.38%) MapR
4 3 (6.38%) Nuix
4 3 (6.38%) Oracle
4 3 (6.38%) Splunk
5 2 (4.26%) Cognos
5 2 (4.26%) IBM
5 2 (4.26%) Informatica
6 1 (2.13%) Cisco
6 1 (2.13%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.13%) Talend