The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Data Quality Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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 Specialist
UK
Rank 601 627 608
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Data Quality Specialist 7 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.002% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.002% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 2
Median daily rate £425 £550 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% +41.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £550 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £550 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
43026 49406 49767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.99% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 28072 31841 30661
Median daily rate £425 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1547 1650 1932
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Data Quality Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Data Quality Specialist in the job title.

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Quality Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Data Quality Specialist Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Data Quality Specialist
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Quality Specialist within the UK 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
England +39 7 £425 -22.72%
Halifax - 5 £425 -
West Yorkshire - 5 £425 -
Yorkshire - 5 £425 -
London +23 1 £325 -40.90%
East Midlands - 1 £350 -
Lincolnshire - 1 £350 -

Data Quality Specialist Skill Set
Top 23 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, Data Quality Specialist contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Data Quality Specialist in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Data Quality
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) SAS
4 3 (37.50%) Project Management
4 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (37.50%) Credit Risk
4 3 (37.50%) Data Management
5 2 (25.00%) XML
5 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (25.00%) Data Structures
6 1 (12.50%) Information Governance
6 1 (12.50%) Business Process Mapping
6 1 (12.50%) Unix
6 1 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (12.50%) SAP
6 1 (12.50%) Change Management
6 1 (12.50%) Cerner
6 1 (12.50%) NHS
6 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
6 1 (12.50%) QA
6 1 (12.50%) Banking

Data Quality Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 4 (50.00%) SAS
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Credit Risk
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (12.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Data Management
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
1 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Business Process Mapping
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Information Governance
2 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Cerner
1 1 (12.50%) SAP