The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Quality Specialist role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Quality Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Quality Specialist
Rank - 606 580
Contract jobs requiring a Data Quality Specialist 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.006% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.006% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate - £388 £185
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +109.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £400 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48598 48731 45782
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.48% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31271 30416 27107
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1757 1902 2013
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Data Quality Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Quality Specialist in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Data Quality Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Data Quality Specialist
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Quality Specialist within the UK.

Data Quality Specialist Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Data Quality Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Quality Specialist within the UK.

Data Quality Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Data Quality Specialist
Top 20 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Data Quality Specialist in their job title 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 with Data Quality Specialist in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Data Quality
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Talend
2 1 (50.00%) Master Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (50.00%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (50.00%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) SAS
2 1 (50.00%) Trillium
2 1 (50.00%) Informatica
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System

Data Quality Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Data Quality Specialist in their job title 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 with Data Quality Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Data Cleansing
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) Master Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Informatica
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) Talend
1 1 (50.00%) Trillium