The table below looks at the statistics for Data Quality skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Quality over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Quality
Rank 239 190 195
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +5
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 547 686 628
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.02% 1.23% 1.17%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.89% 13.27% 12.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 475 364
Median daily rate £450 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 13 15
Median hourly rate £16.09 £19.72 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.38% +9.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.06 £13.70 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £87.80 £26.20 £34.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.05 £22.07 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-27.29% +47.13%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
5025 5171 5106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.40% 9.23% 9.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3206 3315 3160
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +5.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 203 186 212
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.55 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.93% +2.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.83 £12.50 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £51.26 £42.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.55 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+29.93% +3.85%

Data Quality
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 UK

Data Quality
Daily Rate Trend

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

Data Quality Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Data Quality
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Quality within the UK over the 3 months to 2 July 2016.

Data Quality Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Data Quality
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Data Quality Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Data Quality
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Quality within the UK over the 3 months to 2 July 2016.

Data Quality Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Data Quality
Top 30 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 within the UK over the 3 months to 2 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
England -34 515 £450 +7.14% 62
London -7 265 £485 +7.77% 28
South East -26 91 £425 -5.55% 7
West Midlands -22 39 £400 - 3
City of London +22 35 £480 +7.81% 7
Berkshire +18 32 £425 -26.08% 4
Yorkshire -17 31 £400 -5.88% 4
East of England -1 27 £450 +15.31% 5
West Yorkshire -13 27 £400 -1.23% 3
East Midlands +12 23 £325 -27.77% 3
Scotland -34 22 £400 +14.28% 4
Leeds -17 21 £400 +8.69% 2
Edinburgh -1 16 £500 +42.85% 3
North West -26 14 £425 -5.55% 5
Reading +4 13 £463 +12.12% 3
Hampshire -1 13 £483 +7.22%
Buckinghamshire -4 13 £400 +14.28% 1
Milton Keynes -5 11 £400 +14.28% 1
South West -18 11 £425 +30.76% 7
Coventry 0 10 £400 - 2
Leicestershire +14 9 £325 +96.96% 1
Bristol +3 9 £425 +34.92% 4
Birmingham -6 9 £400 -3.90% 1
Brighton -6 9 £425 -12.82%
East Sussex -13 9 £425 -10.52%
Oxfordshire +14 7 £400 -
Hertfordshire +12 7 £288 -7.25% 3
Midlands +5 7 £550 -
Warwickshire -5 7 £375 -11.76%
Bracknell 0 6 £375 -

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 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 with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 455 (38.08%) SQL
2 389 (32.55%) Data Modelling
3 379 (31.72%) Finance
4 356 (29.79%) Data Management
5 279 (23.35%) Business Intelligence
6 265 (22.18%) Data Analysis
7 260 (21.76%) Migration
8 256 (21.42%) ETL
9 251 (21.00%) Data Warehouse
10 211 (17.66%) Data Governance
11 210 (17.57%) Oracle
12 197 (16.49%) Data Migration
13 183 (15.31%) Microsoft
14 171 (14.31%) Agile Software Development
14 171 (14.31%) Master Data Management
15 169 (14.14%) Analytical Skills
16 155 (12.97%) SQL Server
17 152 (12.72%) Analytics
18 144 (12.05%) Data Architecture
18 144 (12.05%) MS Excel
19 141 (11.80%) Banking
20 129 (10.79%) SAP
21 126 (10.54%) Data Cleansing
22 124 (10.38%) Project Management
23 112 (9.37%) Stakeholder Management
24 109 (9.12%) Quality Management
25 105 (8.79%) Informatica
26 96 (8.03%) Data Integration
27 95 (7.95%) Reference Data
27 95 (7.95%) Degree

Data Quality
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 85 (7.11%) SAS
2 29 (2.43%) SharePoint
3 19 (1.59%) Apache Spark
4 12 (1.00%) Apache
4 12 (1.00%) Apache Pig
5 9 (0.75%) WebSphere
6 8 (0.67%) PowerExchange
7 7 (0.59%) Confluence
7 7 (0.59%) NetWeaver
8 6 (0.50%) WebLogic
9 5 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.25%) CMS
12 2 (0.17%) Drupal
12 2 (0.17%) FileNet
12 2 (0.17%) Joomla!
12 2 (0.17%) SAP EP
12 2 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.17%) WordPress
13 1 (0.084%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 144 (12.05%) MS Excel
2 50 (4.18%) MS PowerPoint
3 42 (3.51%) MS Office
4 25 (2.09%) MS Visio
5 22 (1.84%) MS Project
6 7 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.25%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 20 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (0.75%) HFM
3 9 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (0.75%) SAP MDM
3 9 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.50%) Oracle CRM
4 6 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
4 6 (0.50%) Unit4 Business World
5 5 (0.42%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 5 (0.42%) SAP CRM
5 5 (0.42%) SAP IS-U
6 4 (0.33%) Hyperion Planning
6 4 (0.33%) Lorenzo
6 4 (0.33%) Maximo
6 4 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
6 4 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (0.33%) Teamcenter
6 4 (0.33%) Unica
7 3 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 22 (1.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (1.51%) Office 365
3 11 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (0.84%) SaaS
5 6 (0.50%) Oracle CX
6 4 (0.33%) PaaS
7 3 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
8 2 (0.17%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.17%) Boomi
8 2 (0.17%) Force.com
8 2 (0.17%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.17%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.17%) IaaS
8 2 (0.17%) Taleo
9 1 (0.084%) AdWords
9 1 (0.084%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.084%) Google Drive
9 1 (0.084%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.42%) Intranet
2 2 (0.17%) ATM
2 2 (0.17%) Extranet
2 2 (0.17%) HTTP
2 2 (0.17%) Internet
2 2 (0.17%) SSL
3 1 (0.084%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (0.084%) NAS
3 1 (0.084%) Network Security
3 1 (0.084%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 251 (21.00%) Data Warehouse
2 155 (12.97%) SQL Server
3 90 (7.53%) Relational Database
4 89 (7.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 71 (5.94%) Oracle Database
6 66 (5.52%) Big Data
7 64 (5.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 62 (5.19%) BusinessObjects
9 57 (4.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 52 (4.35%) IBM InfoSphere
11 48 (4.02%) Data Mining
12 41 (3.43%) Hadoop
13 40 (3.35%) RDBMS
14 35 (2.93%) DB2
14 35 (2.93%) PowerCenter
14 35 (2.93%) QlikView
15 33 (2.76%) MS Access
16 27 (2.26%) NoSQL
16 27 (2.26%) OLAP
17 23 (1.92%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 44 (3.68%) Talend Open Studio
2 39 (3.26%) ERwin
3 30 (2.51%) JIRA
4 10 (0.84%) Visual Studio
5 9 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 7 (0.59%) Ant
8 6 (0.50%) LSMW
9 5 (0.42%) Git (software)
10 4 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (0.25%) JDeveloper
11 3 (0.25%) Toad
12 2 (0.17%) Jenkins
13 1 (0.084%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 1 (0.084%) Cucumber
13 1 (0.084%) TestDirector
13 1 (0.084%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 379 (31.72%) Finance
2 141 (11.80%) Banking
3 51 (4.27%) Retail
4 48 (4.02%) Marketing
5 30 (2.51%) Telecoms
6 28 (2.34%) Investment Banking
7 23 (1.92%) Manufacturing
8 22 (1.84%) Financial Institution
9 18 (1.51%) Legal
10 14 (1.17%) Retail Banking
11 12 (1.00%) Advertising
11 12 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
12 9 (0.75%) Electronics
13 7 (0.59%) Front Office
13 7 (0.59%) Law
14 6 (0.50%) General Ledger
14 6 (0.50%) Publishing
15 5 (0.42%) Billing
16 4 (0.33%) International Banking
16 4 (0.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 470 (39.33%) Analyst
2 283 (23.68%) Data Analyst
3 188 (15.73%) Architect
4 173 (14.48%) Developer
5 129 (10.79%) Data Architect
6 110 (9.21%) Business Analyst
7 68 (5.69%) Data Quality Analyst
8 67 (5.61%) Consultant
9 53 (4.44%) Data Manager
10 48 (4.02%) Data Business Analyst
11 47 (3.93%) Quality Analyst
12 46 (3.85%) SQL Analyst
13 41 (3.43%) Migration Analyst
14 39 (3.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 39 (3.26%) Data Migration Analyst
15 38 (3.18%) Data Modeller
15 38 (3.18%) SQL Developer
16 34 (2.85%) SQL Data Analyst
17 30 (2.51%) Project Manager
18 28 (2.34%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (4.77%) XML
2 39 (3.26%) Web Services
3 19 (1.59%) SOAP
4 18 (1.51%) .NET
5 16 (1.34%) REST
6 14 (1.17%) XSD
7 13 (1.09%) MDX
8 12 (1.00%) Middleware
9 11 (0.92%) JSON
10 7 (0.59%) ASP.NET
10 7 (0.59%) EDI
10 7 (0.59%) Oracle Fusion
10 7 (0.59%) WSDL
11 6 (0.50%) WebSphere MQ
12 5 (0.42%) XML Schema
13 4 (0.33%) COM
13 4 (0.33%) RESTful
13 4 (0.33%) SAP XI
14 3 (0.25%) ASP.NET MVC
14 3 (0.25%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 169 (14.14%) Analytical Skills
2 96 (8.03%) Data Integration
3 95 (7.95%) Reference Data
4 82 (6.86%) Management Information System
5 62 (5.19%) NHS
6 61 (5.10%) Data Structures
7 36 (3.01%) Visualisation
8 31 (2.59%) Credit Risk
9 28 (2.34%) Statistics
10 27 (2.26%) Data Conversion
11 25 (2.09%) Data Extraction
12 17 (1.42%) Computer Science
12 17 (1.42%) Learning Management System
13 13 (1.09%) Data Centre
14 12 (1.00%) Informatics
15 10 (0.84%) Equities
15 10 (0.84%) Taxonomies
16 7 (0.59%) FMCG
16 7 (0.59%) User Experience
17 6 (0.50%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 42 (3.51%) Unix
2 19 (1.59%) Linux
3 17 (1.42%) Windows
4 6 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.25%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.17%) AIX
6 2 (0.17%) MVS
6 2 (0.17%) Solaris
7 1 (0.084%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 389 (32.55%) Data Modelling
2 356 (29.79%) Data Management
3 279 (23.35%) Business Intelligence
4 265 (22.18%) Data Analysis
5 260 (21.76%) Migration
6 256 (21.42%) ETL
7 211 (17.66%) Data Governance
8 197 (16.49%) Data Migration
9 171 (14.31%) Agile Software Development
9 171 (14.31%) Master Data Management
10 152 (12.72%) Analytics
11 144 (12.05%) Data Architecture
12 126 (10.54%) Data Cleansing
13 124 (10.38%) Project Management
14 112 (9.37%) Stakeholder Management
15 109 (9.12%) Quality Management
16 93 (7.78%) Validation
17 89 (7.45%) Data Transformation
18 85 (7.11%) CRM
19 73 (6.11%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 455 (38.08%) SQL
2 61 (5.10%) Java
3 44 (3.68%) PL/SQL
4 37 (3.10%) T-SQL
5 19 (1.59%) JavaScript
6 18 (1.51%) Python
7 17 (1.42%) R
8 16 (1.34%) C#
8 16 (1.34%) VBA
9 15 (1.26%) C
10 13 (1.09%) C++
10 13 (1.09%) Scala
11 9 (0.75%) VB
12 8 (0.67%) Shell Script
12 8 (0.67%) SPARQL
13 6 (0.50%) Groovy
14 5 (0.42%) ABAP
15 4 (0.33%) PHP
15 4 (0.33%) RPG
15 4 (0.33%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 95 (7.95%) Degree
2 70 (5.86%) Security Cleared
3 52 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 11 (0.92%) ISEB
5 9 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (0.42%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.25%) CTC Cleared
7 3 (0.25%) PMP
7 3 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.17%) ACCA
8 2 (0.17%) APMP
8 2 (0.17%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.17%) CIMA
8 2 (0.17%) CISSP
8 2 (0.17%) IIBA
8 2 (0.17%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.17%) PhD
9 1 (0.084%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (4.94%) QA
2 16 (1.34%) Disclosure Scotland
2 16 (1.34%) Solvency II
3 9 (0.75%) ISO20022
4 6 (0.50%) SLA
5 4 (0.33%) Basel II
6 3 (0.25%) FINREP
7 2 (0.17%) Basel III
7 2 (0.17%) COREP
7 2 (0.17%) CRD IV
7 2 (0.17%) GCP
7 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.17%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.17%) SAS 70
8 1 (0.084%) BS7666
8 1 (0.084%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.084%) FATCA
8 1 (0.084%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.084%) MiFID
System Software
1 7 (0.59%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.084%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.084%) HDFS
2 1 (0.084%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.084%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.084%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (1.34%) Oracle EDQ
2 11 (0.92%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (0.50%) Control-M
4 3 (0.25%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.17%) SCCM
5 2 (0.17%) WSUS
6 1 (0.084%) Ansible
6 1 (0.084%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.084%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 210 (17.57%) Oracle
2 183 (15.31%) Microsoft
3 129 (10.79%) SAP
4 105 (8.79%) Informatica
5 46 (3.85%) Tableau
6 44 (3.68%) IBM
6 44 (3.68%) Talend
7 42 (3.51%) Teradata
8 26 (2.18%) Salesforce.com
9 25 (2.09%) Trillium
10 24 (2.01%) Cognos
11 16 (1.34%) Netezza
12 15 (1.26%) Hyperion
13 14 (1.17%) CA
14 12 (1.00%) DataFlux
15 9 (0.75%) Ab Initio
15 9 (0.75%) Sybase
16 8 (0.67%) Google
16 8 (0.67%) Splunk
17 7 (0.59%) Cloudera
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