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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Quality
Rank 219 217 201
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -16
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 641 587 611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.15% 1.05% 1.12%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.86% 11.56% 12.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 449 384 372
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £284 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £587 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 17
Median hourly rate £15.25 £25.00 £13.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.00% +82.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £14.00 £11.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.39 £41.17 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £25.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-48.00% +85.18%

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
4983 5079 5017
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.96% 9.09% 9.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3166 3113 3037
Median daily rate £425 £405 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +5.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 166 224
Median hourly rate £22.50 £25.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.47 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.50 £44.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £29.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-12.06% +38.09%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +9 595 £425 - 84
London +32 281 £450 +2.85% 41
South East -44 91 £425 -1.16% 7
West Midlands +3 50 £394 +5.00% 9
East Midlands +42 44 £325 -8.45% 4
Berkshire +31 34 £445 +21.91% 2
Scotland -33 34 £413 +3.12% 2
Yorkshire -9 31 £400 +8.10% 11
City of London +21 30 £463 +2.77% 9
East of England +13 30 £350 -12.50% 4
North West -3 29 £400 -13.51% 3
West Yorkshire +6 27 £400 +9.58% 11
Edinburgh -6 21 £475 +5.55% 2
Leeds -8 21 £400 +10.19% 8
Midlands - 21 £425 -
Buckinghamshire +3 19 £400 +14.28% 1
Milton Keynes +10 16 £400 +14.28% 1
Birmingham +4 16 £400 - 2
Manchester +3 15 £425 +53.15% 2
Leicestershire +15 14 £281 +12.50% 2
Nottinghamshire - 14 £300 - 2
Nottingham - 13 £275 - 1
Hampshire 0 12 £483 +13.52% 1
Surrey -32 12 £425 -5.55% 1
South West -21 11 £450 +8.10% 4
Glasgow -22 10 £325 -13.33%
Cambridgeshire +12 9 £413 - 1
Loughborough - 9 £275 -
Slough +18 8 £350 -
Cheshire -17 8 £425 -10.52%

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 541 (41.14%) SQL
2 403 (30.65%) Finance
3 400 (30.42%) Data Modelling
4 352 (26.77%) Data Management
5 321 (24.41%) Migration
6 309 (23.50%) Data Analysis
7 308 (23.42%) Business Intelligence
8 299 (22.74%) ETL
9 257 (19.54%) Data Warehouse
10 248 (18.86%) Oracle
11 229 (17.41%) Data Migration
12 217 (16.50%) Data Governance
13 214 (16.27%) Microsoft
14 208 (15.82%) Analytical Skills
15 196 (14.90%) SQL Server
15 196 (14.90%) Agile Software Development
16 188 (14.30%) MS Excel
17 172 (13.08%) Analytics
18 157 (11.94%) Master Data Management
19 156 (11.86%) Banking
20 137 (10.42%) Project Management
21 133 (10.11%) Data Cleansing
22 129 (9.81%) Data Architecture
23 127 (9.66%) Validation
24 125 (9.51%) SAP
25 121 (9.20%) Informatica
26 115 (8.75%) Stakeholder Management
27 113 (8.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
28 112 (8.52%) Data Integration
29 105 (7.98%) Reference Data

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 94 (7.15%) SAS
2 34 (2.59%) SharePoint
3 15 (1.14%) Apache Spark
3 15 (1.14%) WebLogic
4 14 (1.06%) Apache Pig
5 12 (0.91%) Apache
6 11 (0.84%) WebSphere
7 8 (0.61%) PowerExchange
7 8 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (0.53%) Confluence
9 5 (0.38%) NetWeaver
10 4 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.23%) FileNet
11 3 (0.23%) Tuxedo
12 2 (0.15%) CMS
12 2 (0.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.076%) Facebook Platform
13 1 (0.076%) Node.js
13 1 (0.076%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 188 (14.30%) MS Excel
2 57 (4.33%) MS Office
3 51 (3.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 30 (2.28%) MS Visio
5 27 (2.05%) MS Project
6 11 (0.84%) SPSS
7 5 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.99%) Oracle BPM
3 10 (0.76%) HFM
3 10 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 9 (0.68%) Oracle CRM
5 8 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
6 7 (0.53%) SAP MDM
7 6 (0.46%) Maximo
7 6 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
7 6 (0.46%) SAP IS-U
7 6 (0.46%) Unit4 Business World
8 4 (0.30%) SAP BPC
8 4 (0.30%) SAP CRM
8 4 (0.30%) Teamcenter
8 4 (0.30%) Unica
9 3 (0.23%) Eloqua
9 3 (0.23%) Hyperion Planning
9 3 (0.23%) Markit EDM
10 2 (0.15%) Adobe Campaign
10 2 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 20 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (0.84%) SaaS
3 9 (0.68%) Office 365
4 8 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (0.46%) Oracle CX
6 4 (0.30%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.15%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.15%) Google Tag Manager
8 2 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
8 2 (0.15%) Taleo
9 1 (0.076%) AdWords
9 1 (0.076%) GitHub
9 1 (0.076%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.076%) Google Drive
9 1 (0.076%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.23%) Internet
1 3 (0.23%) Intranet
2 2 (0.15%) ATM
2 2 (0.15%) Extranet
2 2 (0.15%) HTTP
2 2 (0.15%) SSL
3 1 (0.076%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (0.076%) DWDM
3 1 (0.076%) Network Security
3 1 (0.076%) Skype
3 1 (0.076%) SSH
3 1 (0.076%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.076%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 257 (19.54%) Data Warehouse
2 196 (14.90%) SQL Server
3 113 (8.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 85 (6.46%) Relational Database
5 84 (6.39%) Oracle Database
6 73 (5.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 60 (4.56%) Big Data
7 60 (4.56%) BusinessObjects
7 60 (4.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 54 (4.11%) Data Mining
9 50 (3.80%) IBM InfoSphere
10 48 (3.65%) Hadoop
11 46 (3.50%) MS Access
12 39 (2.97%) PowerCenter
13 34 (2.59%) DB2
14 32 (2.43%) QlikView
14 32 (2.43%) RDBMS
15 29 (2.21%) OLAP
16 28 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
17 27 (2.05%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 46 (3.50%) Talend Open Studio
2 29 (2.21%) JIRA
3 28 (2.13%) ERwin
4 8 (0.61%) JDeveloper
4 8 (0.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 8 (0.61%) Visual Studio
5 7 (0.53%) Ant
6 6 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (0.38%) Toad
8 4 (0.30%) LSMW
8 4 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (0.23%) Git (software)
9 3 (0.23%) Subversion
10 1 (0.076%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 1 (0.076%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.076%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.076%) Maven
10 1 (0.076%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.076%) TestDirector
10 1 (0.076%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 403 (30.65%) Finance
2 156 (11.86%) Banking
3 52 (3.95%) Retail
4 51 (3.88%) Marketing
5 31 (2.36%) Investment Banking
6 29 (2.21%) Telecoms
7 27 (2.05%) Financial Institution
8 25 (1.90%) Manufacturing
9 18 (1.37%) Retail Banking
10 17 (1.29%) Advertising
11 15 (1.14%) Legal
12 10 (0.76%) Electronics
13 8 (0.61%) Front Office
13 8 (0.61%) Local Government
14 7 (0.53%) Back Office
14 7 (0.53%) Publishing
15 6 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
16 5 (0.38%) General Ledger
16 5 (0.38%) Korean Language
17 4 (0.30%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 546 (41.52%) Analyst
2 341 (25.93%) Data Analyst
3 217 (16.50%) Developer
4 178 (13.54%) Architect
5 126 (9.58%) Business Analyst
6 119 (9.05%) Data Architect
7 76 (5.78%) Data Quality Analyst
8 68 (5.17%) Consultant
9 66 (5.02%) Data Business Analyst
10 62 (4.71%) SQL Analyst
11 55 (4.18%) Data Manager
12 50 (3.80%) SQL Data Analyst
13 48 (3.65%) Quality Analyst
14 46 (3.50%) ETL Developer
15 45 (3.42%) SQL Developer
16 44 (3.35%) Data Modeller
17 42 (3.19%) Project Manager
18 38 (2.89%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 38 (2.89%) Migration Analyst
19 36 (2.74%) Data Migration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (4.03%) XML
2 50 (3.80%) Web Services
3 26 (1.98%) .NET
4 24 (1.83%) XSD
5 22 (1.67%) Middleware
6 15 (1.14%) Oracle Fusion
6 15 (1.14%) SOAP
7 13 (0.99%) REST
8 12 (0.91%) WebCenter
8 12 (0.91%) WSDL
9 9 (0.68%) COM
10 8 (0.61%) JMX
10 8 (0.61%) JSON
10 8 (0.61%) Oracle ADF
10 8 (0.61%) WebSphere MQ
11 7 (0.53%) MDX
12 6 (0.46%) Apache Avro
12 6 (0.46%) XML Schema
13 5 (0.38%) RESTful
14 4 (0.30%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 208 (15.82%) Analytical Skills
2 112 (8.52%) Data Integration
3 105 (7.98%) Reference Data
4 94 (7.15%) Management Information System
5 70 (5.32%) NHS
6 66 (5.02%) Data Structures
7 44 (3.35%) Visualisation
8 31 (2.36%) Data Extraction
9 29 (2.21%) Credit Risk
10 27 (2.05%) Statistics
11 17 (1.29%) Learning Management System
12 15 (1.14%) Computer Science
13 14 (1.06%) CMDB
13 14 (1.06%) Data Conversion
13 14 (1.06%) Market Risk
14 13 (0.99%) FMCG
15 12 (0.91%) Informatics
16 10 (0.76%) User Experience
17 9 (0.68%) Fixed Income
17 9 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 32 (2.43%) Unix
2 26 (1.98%) Windows
3 17 (1.29%) Linux
4 8 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.23%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.15%) AIX
6 2 (0.15%) MVS
7 1 (0.076%) Solaris
7 1 (0.076%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 400 (30.42%) Data Modelling
2 352 (26.77%) Data Management
3 321 (24.41%) Migration
4 309 (23.50%) Data Analysis
5 308 (23.42%) Business Intelligence
6 299 (22.74%) ETL
7 229 (17.41%) Data Migration
8 217 (16.50%) Data Governance
9 196 (14.90%) Agile Software Development
10 172 (13.08%) Analytics
11 157 (11.94%) Master Data Management
12 137 (10.42%) Project Management
13 133 (10.11%) Data Cleansing
14 129 (9.81%) Data Architecture
15 127 (9.66%) Validation
16 115 (8.75%) Stakeholder Management
17 91 (6.92%) Data Mapping
18 87 (6.62%) Quality Management
19 82 (6.24%) CRM
20 77 (5.86%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 541 (41.14%) SQL
2 76 (5.78%) Java
3 57 (4.33%) PL/SQL
4 46 (3.50%) T-SQL
5 33 (2.51%) VBA
6 26 (1.98%) Python
7 20 (1.52%) C#
8 19 (1.44%) R
9 16 (1.22%) JavaScript
10 13 (0.99%) VB
11 12 (0.91%) C++
12 11 (0.84%) Scala
12 11 (0.84%) Shell Script
13 9 (0.68%) XPath
14 8 (0.61%) C
14 8 (0.61%) Perl
14 8 (0.61%) XQuery
15 7 (0.53%) PHP
15 7 (0.53%) SPARQL
16 6 (0.46%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 93 (7.07%) Degree
2 72 (5.48%) Security Cleared
3 46 (3.50%) SC Cleared
4 17 (1.29%) ISEB
5 7 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (0.53%) PMI Certification
6 6 (0.46%) ACCA
6 6 (0.46%) CIMA
6 6 (0.46%) CTC Cleared
7 5 (0.38%) PMP
7 5 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (0.30%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.30%) IIBA
8 4 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (0.23%) BC Cleared
9 3 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.15%) CISSP
10 2 (0.15%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.15%) MCP
10 2 (0.15%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (4.56%) QA
2 17 (1.29%) Disclosure Scotland
3 12 (0.91%) Solvency II
4 9 (0.68%) ISO20022
5 6 (0.46%) Basel II
6 5 (0.38%) SLA
7 4 (0.30%) CRD IV
8 3 (0.23%) FATCA
8 3 (0.23%) FINREP
9 2 (0.15%) BS7666
9 2 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
9 2 (0.15%) EMIR
9 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.076%) GCP
10 1 (0.076%) MiFID
System Software
1 7 (0.53%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.15%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.076%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.076%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 14 (1.06%) Oracle EDQ
2 6 (0.46%) Control-M
3 3 (0.23%) SCCM
3 3 (0.23%) WSUS
4 2 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.076%) Ansible
5 1 (0.076%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.076%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.076%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.076%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.076%) Oracle Flashback
5 1 (0.076%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.076%) Puppet
5 1 (0.076%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.076%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 248 (18.86%) Oracle
2 214 (16.27%) Microsoft
3 125 (9.51%) SAP
4 121 (9.20%) Informatica
5 46 (3.50%) Talend
6 44 (3.35%) IBM
7 43 (3.27%) Tableau
8 35 (2.66%) Trillium
9 30 (2.28%) Teradata
10 28 (2.13%) Cognos
11 17 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
12 16 (1.22%) Ab Initio
12 16 (1.22%) Netezza
13 15 (1.14%) Hyperion
14 12 (0.91%) DataFlux
15 11 (0.84%) Bloomberg
16 10 (0.76%) Cloudera
16 10 (0.76%) NetSuite
16 10 (0.76%) Siebel
17 9 (0.68%) Splunk
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates or excellent salary
Posted: 51 minutes ago
London
Computer People
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
West Midlands
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £475 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: Yesterday
East Anglia
Arden Resourcing Limited
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £540.00 - £640.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: Circa £30,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell
Volt
Rate: £12.00 - £12.83 per hour
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £400.00 - £460.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
West Midlands
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London, United Kingdom
Ticketmaster
Rate: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Leicester
De Montfort University
Rate: £25,769 - £31,656 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
NIIT Technologies
Posted: 20 days ago
Coventry
Bluefire Professional Services
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £75k - 80k per year
Posted: 25 days ago
Halifax
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day + negotiable
Posted: 27 days ago
London
Huxley
Rate: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago