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 21 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Quality
UK
Rank 243 179 199
Rank change year-on-year
-64 +20
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 429 682 597
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.95% 1.33% 1.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.50% 13.45% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 459 333
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £566 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 12
Median hourly rate £17.97 £15.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.76% -38.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.94 £9.39 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £22.30 £117.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £15.20 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.67% -39.20%

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
4515 5070 4927
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.96% 9.91% 9.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2937 3140 2983
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 195 164
Median hourly rate £20.97 £42.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.65% +88.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.90 £61.00 £49.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £44.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-54.54% +87.23%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 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 -61 407 £425 - 94
London -64 192 £413 -8.33% 52
South East -4 69 £450 +1.12% 10
City of London -22 33 £433 -3.88% 9
West Midlands -20 31 £400 -11.11% 3
Berkshire +21 27 £430 -3.37% 2
South West +16 27 £430 +12.78% 3
Yorkshire -5 26 £425 +17.24% 9
North West +14 25 £388 +19.23% 5
West Yorkshire +1 18 £425 +17.24% 8
East of England -15 18 £511 +27.81% 5
Wiltshire +14 14 £430 -4.44% 2
Scotland -8 13 £300 -20.00% 1
Reading +19 12 £430 -18.09% 1
Manchester +13 12 £400 +14.28% 4
Swindon +16 11 £430 -4.44% 2
Birmingham +6 11 £425 -5.55% 1
East Midlands -12 11 £450 +20.00% 5
Bracknell +4 10 £450 - 1
Leeds -13 10 £463 +28.02% 7
Warwickshire -3 9 £288 -23.33% 1
Norfolk - 8 £550 -
Cardiff +18 7 £500 +53.84%
South Wales +17 7 £500 +53.84%
Wales +7 7 £500 +53.84%
Bristol +3 7 £325 -7.14% 1
West Sussex -13 7 £500 +33.33% 1
Surrey +14 6 £475 -19.14% 1
Halifax +7 6 £425 +2.40%
Nottinghamshire +6 6 £489 +63.00% 1

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 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 with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 388 (40.50%) SQL
2 322 (33.61%) Data Modelling
3 278 (29.02%) Data Management
4 266 (27.77%) ETL
5 224 (23.38%) Finance
6 223 (23.28%) Data Warehouse
7 212 (22.13%) Business Intelligence
8 191 (19.94%) Data Analysis
9 166 (17.33%) Migration
10 156 (16.28%) Oracle
11 146 (15.24%) Data Governance
12 143 (14.93%) Agile Software Development
13 136 (14.20%) Analytical Skills
14 135 (14.09%) Data Migration
15 134 (13.99%) SQL Server
16 133 (13.88%) Microsoft
17 122 (12.73%) Analytics
18 113 (11.80%) Data Architecture
19 112 (11.69%) SAP
20 107 (11.17%) Degree
21 103 (10.75%) Management Information System
22 100 (10.44%) MS Excel
23 92 (9.60%) Data Cleansing
24 91 (9.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 90 (9.39%) Master Data Management
26 89 (9.29%) Big Data
27 87 (9.08%) Project Management
28 84 (8.77%) Banking
29 83 (8.66%) Data Integration
29 83 (8.66%) Data Structures

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 56 (5.85%) SAS
2 22 (2.30%) Apache Spark
3 14 (1.46%) Apache Pig
4 11 (1.15%) Confluence
5 9 (0.94%) Apache
5 9 (0.94%) SharePoint
6 7 (0.73%) nginx
6 7 (0.73%) PowerExchange
7 6 (0.63%) JBoss
8 3 (0.31%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.31%) Drupal
8 3 (0.31%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.31%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.10%) CMS
10 1 (0.10%) Documentum
10 1 (0.10%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.10%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.10%) Liferay
10 1 (0.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 100 (10.44%) MS Excel
2 36 (3.76%) MS Office
3 30 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (2.09%) Spreadsheet
5 19 (1.98%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (0.63%) MS Project
6 6 (0.63%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.63%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.84%) Oracle Financials
4 6 (0.63%) Markit EDM
5 5 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.52%) Oracle ERP
5 5 (0.52%) SAP MDG
5 5 (0.52%) SAP MDM
5 5 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.42%) Eloqua
6 4 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.42%) Oracle Receivables
7 3 (0.31%) HFM
7 3 (0.31%) Oracle General Ledger
7 3 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.31%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.31%) SAP QM
7 3 (0.31%) SystmOne
8 2 (0.21%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.73%) Google Analytics
4 6 (0.63%) Office 365
5 5 (0.52%) SuccessFactors
6 3 (0.31%) SaaS
7 1 (0.10%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.10%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.10%) IaaS
7 1 (0.10%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.42%) Intranet
1 4 (0.42%) NAS
2 2 (0.21%) Internet
2 2 (0.21%) NGN
2 2 (0.21%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (0.10%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (0.10%) FTP
3 1 (0.10%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 223 (23.28%) Data Warehouse
2 134 (13.99%) SQL Server
3 91 (9.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 89 (9.29%) Big Data
5 74 (7.72%) Hadoop
6 70 (7.31%) Relational Database
7 65 (6.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 56 (5.85%) DB2
9 48 (5.01%) BusinessObjects
10 38 (3.97%) QlikView
11 36 (3.76%) Apache Hive
11 36 (3.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 34 (3.55%) Oracle Database
13 33 (3.44%) IBM InfoSphere
14 26 (2.71%) OLAP
15 22 (2.30%) NoSQL
16 21 (2.19%) Data Mining
16 21 (2.19%) Oracle Reports
17 20 (2.09%) MS Access
17 20 (2.09%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 49 (5.11%) ERwin
2 35 (3.65%) JIRA
3 19 (1.98%) Talend Open Studio
4 16 (1.67%) Jenkins
4 16 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (0.84%) Cucumber
5 8 (0.84%) Git (software)
6 7 (0.73%) PowerDesigner
7 5 (0.52%) SpecFlow
7 5 (0.52%) Visual Studio
8 4 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (0.42%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (0.31%) JMeter
9 3 (0.31%) Selenium
9 3 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (0.31%) Toad
10 2 (0.21%) Grunt
10 2 (0.21%) Jasmine
10 2 (0.21%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.21%) TeamCity
General
1 224 (23.38%) Finance
2 84 (8.77%) Banking
3 45 (4.70%) Marketing
4 43 (4.49%) Retail
5 25 (2.61%) Legal
6 16 (1.67%) Billing
7 15 (1.57%) Telecoms
8 14 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
9 12 (1.25%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.73%) Advertising
11 6 (0.63%) Front Office
11 6 (0.63%) Law
12 5 (0.52%) Electronics
12 5 (0.52%) French Language
12 5 (0.52%) German Language
12 5 (0.52%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.52%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.42%) Publishing
14 2 (0.21%) Music Industry
14 2 (0.21%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 343 (35.80%) Analyst
2 222 (23.17%) Data Analyst
3 151 (15.76%) Developer
4 147 (15.34%) Architect
5 128 (13.36%) Data Architect
6 98 (10.23%) Consultant
7 60 (6.26%) Business Analyst
8 56 (5.85%) Data Quality Analyst
9 54 (5.64%) Data Consultant
10 49 (5.11%) Quality Analyst
11 48 (5.01%) Data Manager
12 40 (4.18%) SQL Analyst
13 36 (3.76%) SQL Data Analyst
14 30 (3.13%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 30 (3.13%) Data Business Analyst
15 27 (2.82%) ETL Developer
16 26 (2.71%) ETL Analyst
17 24 (2.51%) Data Quality Consultant
18 23 (2.40%) SAP Consultant
19 21 (2.19%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (3.24%) XML
2 23 (2.40%) .NET
3 15 (1.57%) Web Services
4 12 (1.25%) Kafka
4 12 (1.25%) REST
5 11 (1.15%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 10 (1.04%) AngularJS
6 10 (1.04%) ASP.NET
6 10 (1.04%) HTML
7 9 (0.94%) CSS
8 8 (0.84%) Node.js
9 7 (0.73%) .NET Framework
9 7 (0.73%) Gherkin
10 6 (0.63%) jQuery
10 6 (0.63%) JSON
10 6 (0.63%) MDX
11 5 (0.52%) NHibernate
12 4 (0.42%) Oracle Streams
12 4 (0.42%) XSD
12 4 (0.42%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 136 (14.20%) Analytical Skills
2 103 (10.75%) Management Information System
3 83 (8.66%) Data Structures
4 45 (4.70%) Reference Data
5 35 (3.65%) NHS
6 23 (2.40%) Credit Risk
7 18 (1.88%) Algorithms
8 17 (1.77%) Computer Science
9 14 (1.46%) FMCG
10 11 (1.15%) Social Media
11 9 (0.94%) Freedom of Information
11 9 (0.94%) User Experience
12 8 (0.84%) Virtual Team
13 7 (0.73%) Data Protection Act
13 7 (0.73%) Replication
13 7 (0.73%) Taxonomies
14 6 (0.63%) Data Centre
15 5 (0.52%) Fixed Income
15 5 (0.52%) iSeries
15 5 (0.52%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 37 (3.86%) Unix
2 36 (3.76%) Linux
3 14 (1.46%) Windows
4 12 (1.25%) Solaris
5 3 (0.31%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.21%) AIX
6 2 (0.21%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.10%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 322 (33.61%) Data Modelling
2 278 (29.02%) Data Management
3 266 (27.77%) ETL
4 212 (22.13%) Business Intelligence
5 191 (19.94%) Data Analysis
6 166 (17.33%) Migration
7 146 (15.24%) Data Governance
8 143 (14.93%) Agile Software Development
9 135 (14.09%) Data Migration
10 122 (12.73%) Analytics
11 113 (11.80%) Data Architecture
12 92 (9.60%) Data Cleansing
13 90 (9.39%) Master Data Management
14 87 (9.08%) Project Management
15 83 (8.66%) Data Integration
16 77 (8.04%) Stakeholder Management
17 67 (6.99%) Validation
18 58 (6.05%) Visualisation
19 56 (5.85%) Information Management
20 55 (5.74%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 388 (40.50%) SQL
2 54 (5.64%) Python
3 51 (5.32%) T-SQL
4 41 (4.28%) Java
5 28 (2.92%) R
6 26 (2.71%) JavaScript
6 26 (2.71%) PL/SQL
7 25 (2.61%) VBA
8 14 (1.46%) C++
9 13 (1.36%) C#
10 12 (1.25%) PHP
11 8 (0.84%) ABAP
11 8 (0.84%) C
11 8 (0.84%) Scala
11 8 (0.84%) Shell Script
12 7 (0.73%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 5 (0.52%) Perl
13 5 (0.52%) VB
14 3 (0.31%) Ruby
15 2 (0.21%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 107 (11.17%) Degree
2 61 (6.37%) Security Cleared
3 42 (4.38%) SC Cleared
4 8 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (0.73%) Oracle Certification
6 6 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (0.52%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.42%) CLAS
8 4 (0.42%) CTC Cleared
8 4 (0.42%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.42%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.31%) PMP
10 2 (0.21%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.21%) CFA
10 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.10%) ACCA
11 1 (0.10%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (5.32%) QA
2 19 (1.98%) Solvency II
3 11 (1.15%) SLA
4 9 (0.94%) IFRS
5 7 (0.73%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.42%) GDPR
6 4 (0.42%) IFRS 9
6 4 (0.42%) ISO20022
7 2 (0.21%) COBIT
7 2 (0.21%) MiFID
7 2 (0.21%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.10%) Basel III
8 1 (0.10%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (0.94%) Docker
2 7 (0.73%) Corosync
2 7 (0.73%) Squid
3 6 (0.63%) HDFS
4 5 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (0.42%) Apache Flume
5 4 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.21%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.10%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (0.73%) Pacemaker
1 7 (0.73%) Puppet
2 6 (0.63%) Control-M
3 5 (0.52%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (0.42%) Ambari
4 4 (0.42%) Ansible
4 4 (0.42%) Data Guard
4 4 (0.42%) Hadoop YARN
4 4 (0.42%) Oozie
5 3 (0.31%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.21%) Nagios
7 1 (0.10%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.10%) Netcool
7 1 (0.10%) SCCM
Vendors
1 156 (16.28%) Oracle
2 133 (13.88%) Microsoft
3 112 (11.69%) SAP
4 61 (6.37%) Tableau
5 53 (5.53%) Informatica
6 48 (5.01%) Teradata
7 40 (4.18%) IBM
8 30 (3.13%) Sybase
9 22 (2.30%) Netezza
9 22 (2.30%) Salesforce.com
10 19 (1.98%) Talend
11 18 (1.88%) MicroStrategy
12 15 (1.57%) Red Hat
12 15 (1.57%) Splunk
13 14 (1.46%) Cloudera
13 14 (1.46%) Cognos
14 13 (1.36%) Ab Initio
15 12 (1.25%) MapR
15 12 (1.25%) Nuix
15 12 (1.25%) SolarWinds
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