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 23 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Quality
Rank 249 179 195
Rank change year-on-year
-70 +16
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 544 738 599
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.01% 1.30% 1.13%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.59% 13.64% 11.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 507 325
Median daily rate £450 £425 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £269 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £626 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 14 14
Median hourly rate £15.05 £19.72 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.68% +9.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.85 £12.86 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £25.69 £150.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £21.64 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-37.61% +31.15%

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
5136 5409 5010
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.49% 9.50% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3265 3505 3060
Median daily rate £425 £425 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £600 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 197 204
Median hourly rate £27.60 £21.64 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.54% +8.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.22 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.00 £20.13
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +9.31%

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 23 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 23 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 23 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 -68 508 £450 +5.88% 83
London -45 244 £480 +3.78% 37
South East -34 96 £425 -5.55% 13
West Midlands -25 42 £375 -6.36% 2
City of London 0 38 £475 +5.55% 8
Berkshire +11 34 £434 -3.61% 7
East of England -5 30 £450 +20.00% 6
Yorkshire -22 27 £440 -1.67% 4
East Midlands +8 23 £350 -22.22% 2
West Yorkshire -19 23 £440 -4.34% 3
Leeds -25 20 £435 -6.95% 3
Scotland -15 19 £400 +14.28% 4
North West -31 19 £425 +6.25% 14
Reading +15 13 £463 -19.56% 2
Edinburgh -10 13 £500 +42.85% 2
South West -6 12 £425 +38.21% 4
Hampshire +4 11 £483 +7.22%
Buckinghamshire -13 11 £400 +14.28% 2
Warwickshire -14 11 £375 -11.76% 1
Northamptonshire 0 10 £600 +33.33% 1
Bristol -1 10 £425 +44.06% 2
Hertfordshire +10 9 £288 -7.25% 2
Milton Keynes -10 9 £500 +42.85% 2
Brighton -2 8 £425 -19.04%
Coventry -8 8 £441 -
East Sussex -12 8 £425 -15.00%
Birmingham -14 8 £375 -7.74% 1
Oxfordshire - 8 £413 - 1
Midlands -2 7 £550 +10.00%
Bracknell -4 7 £375 -

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 454 (38.61%) SQL
2 404 (34.35%) Data Modelling
3 375 (31.89%) Finance
4 348 (29.59%) Data Management
5 269 (22.87%) Data Analysis
6 264 (22.45%) ETL
7 262 (22.28%) Business Intelligence
8 252 (21.43%) Migration
9 244 (20.75%) Data Warehouse
10 218 (18.54%) Oracle
11 213 (18.11%) Data Governance
12 201 (17.09%) Data Migration
13 170 (14.46%) Master Data Management
14 167 (14.20%) Microsoft
15 165 (14.03%) Analytical Skills
16 159 (13.52%) Agile Software Development
17 156 (13.27%) SQL Server
18 151 (12.84%) Data Architecture
19 143 (12.16%) Analytics
20 138 (11.73%) Banking
21 136 (11.56%) SAP
22 133 (11.31%) Data Cleansing
23 128 (10.88%) MS Excel
24 115 (9.78%) Project Management
25 110 (9.35%) Quality Management
26 104 (8.84%) Stakeholder Management
27 100 (8.50%) Relational Database
28 99 (8.42%) Data Integration
29 98 (8.33%) Informatica
30 93 (7.91%) Validation

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 (7.23%) SAS
2 30 (2.55%) SharePoint
3 24 (2.04%) Apache Spark
4 11 (0.94%) Apache
4 11 (0.94%) Apache Pig
5 8 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (0.60%) NetWeaver
6 7 (0.60%) PowerExchange
7 6 (0.51%) Confluence
7 6 (0.51%) WebSphere
8 5 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.26%) CMS
10 3 (0.26%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.26%) WordPress
11 2 (0.17%) Drupal
11 2 (0.17%) IIS
11 2 (0.17%) Joomla!
11 2 (0.17%) SAP EP
11 2 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 128 (10.88%) MS Excel
2 50 (4.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 44 (3.74%) MS Office
4 21 (1.79%) MS Project
5 14 (1.19%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.77%) SPSS
8 1 (0.085%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.085%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.085%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.085%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (1.70%) Oracle EBS R12
2 17 (1.45%) Oracle EBS
3 16 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (0.85%) Oracle Financials
5 9 (0.77%) HFM
5 9 (0.77%) SAP MDM
5 9 (0.77%) Unit4 Business World
6 7 (0.60%) Oracle Assets
6 7 (0.60%) Oracle CRM
6 7 (0.60%) Oracle Receivables
7 6 (0.51%) Oracle Cash Management
7 6 (0.51%) Oracle General Ledger
7 6 (0.51%) Oracle Payables
7 6 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
7 6 (0.51%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 6 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 5 (0.43%) Lorenzo
8 5 (0.43%) Maximo
8 5 (0.43%) SAP CRM
8 5 (0.43%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 18 (1.53%) Office 365
2 11 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (0.68%) SaaS
4 7 (0.60%) SuccessFactors
5 6 (0.51%) Boomi
5 6 (0.51%) Oracle CX
6 4 (0.34%) PaaS
7 3 (0.26%) Force.com
7 3 (0.26%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.17%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.17%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.17%) IaaS
8 2 (0.17%) Taleo
9 1 (0.085%) AdWords
9 1 (0.085%) Google Drive
9 1 (0.085%) iPaaS
9 1 (0.085%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.43%) Intranet
2 4 (0.34%) Internet
3 2 (0.17%) ATM
3 2 (0.17%) HTTP
3 2 (0.17%) NAS
3 2 (0.17%) SSL
4 1 (0.085%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (0.085%) Extranet
4 1 (0.085%) Network Security
4 1 (0.085%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 244 (20.75%) Data Warehouse
2 156 (13.27%) SQL Server
3 100 (8.50%) Relational Database
4 76 (6.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 69 (5.87%) Big Data
6 68 (5.78%) Oracle Database
7 61 (5.19%) BusinessObjects
8 59 (5.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 48 (4.08%) IBM InfoSphere
9 48 (4.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 46 (3.91%) Data Mining
11 44 (3.74%) Hadoop
12 43 (3.66%) RDBMS
13 37 (3.15%) QlikView
14 34 (2.89%) DB2
15 33 (2.81%) NoSQL
16 27 (2.30%) MS Access
16 27 (2.30%) PowerCenter
17 26 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
18 24 (2.04%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 44 (3.74%) Talend Open Studio
2 37 (3.15%) ERwin
3 27 (2.30%) JIRA
4 14 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (0.94%) Git (software)
5 11 (0.94%) LSMW
6 10 (0.85%) Visual Studio
7 8 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 7 (0.60%) Ant
9 5 (0.43%) Jenkins
10 4 (0.34%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (0.26%) Gradle
11 3 (0.26%) IntelliJ
11 3 (0.26%) JUnit
11 3 (0.26%) Selenium
11 3 (0.26%) TestNG
11 3 (0.26%) Toad
12 2 (0.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (0.17%) Maven
General
1 375 (31.89%) Finance
2 138 (11.73%) Banking
3 50 (4.25%) Retail
4 49 (4.17%) Marketing
5 32 (2.72%) Investment Banking
6 30 (2.55%) Telecoms
7 21 (1.79%) Manufacturing
8 20 (1.70%) Legal
9 17 (1.45%) Financial Institution
10 13 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
11 12 (1.02%) Retail Banking
12 11 (0.94%) Advertising
13 8 (0.68%) Front Office
13 8 (0.68%) Law
14 7 (0.60%) Publishing
15 6 (0.51%) Electronics
15 6 (0.51%) General Ledger
16 5 (0.43%) Billing
17 4 (0.34%) International Banking
17 4 (0.34%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 454 (38.61%) Analyst
2 266 (22.62%) Data Analyst
3 198 (16.84%) Architect
4 155 (13.18%) Developer
5 134 (11.39%) Data Architect
6 105 (8.93%) Business Analyst
7 70 (5.95%) Consultant
8 65 (5.53%) Data Quality Analyst
9 57 (4.85%) Data Manager
10 48 (4.08%) Data Business Analyst
11 46 (3.91%) SQL Analyst
12 41 (3.49%) Quality Analyst
13 40 (3.40%) SQL Developer
14 37 (3.15%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 33 (2.81%) Migration Analyst
15 33 (2.81%) Solutions Architect
16 32 (2.72%) Data Modeller
17 31 (2.64%) SQL Data Analyst
18 30 (2.55%) Data Migration Analyst
19 29 (2.47%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (4.34%) XML
2 32 (2.72%) Web Services
3 19 (1.62%) SOAP
4 16 (1.36%) REST
5 15 (1.28%) .NET
6 14 (1.19%) MDX
7 12 (1.02%) JSON
8 8 (0.68%) ASP.NET
8 8 (0.68%) XSD
9 7 (0.60%) EDI
10 6 (0.51%) Middleware
11 5 (0.43%) XML Schema
12 4 (0.34%) Oracle Fusion
12 4 (0.34%) RESTful
12 4 (0.34%) SAP XI
12 4 (0.34%) WSDL
13 3 (0.26%) CSS
13 3 (0.26%) HTML
13 3 (0.26%) JMS
13 3 (0.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 165 (14.03%) Analytical Skills
2 99 (8.42%) Data Integration
3 92 (7.82%) Reference Data
4 85 (7.23%) Management Information System
5 57 (4.85%) Data Structures
6 51 (4.34%) NHS
7 40 (3.40%) Data Extraction
8 32 (2.72%) Statistics
9 31 (2.64%) Credit Risk
9 31 (2.64%) Data Conversion
9 31 (2.64%) Visualisation
10 16 (1.36%) Computer Science
11 13 (1.11%) Data Centre
11 13 (1.11%) Equities
12 11 (0.94%) Learning Management System
13 10 (0.85%) Taxonomies
14 8 (0.68%) User Experience
14 8 (0.68%) Virtual Team
15 6 (0.51%) Data Protection Act
15 6 (0.51%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 46 (3.91%) Unix
2 22 (1.87%) Linux
3 16 (1.36%) Windows
4 3 (0.26%) AIX
4 3 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.17%) Android
5 2 (0.17%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.17%) Solaris
6 1 (0.085%) MVS
6 1 (0.085%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.085%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.085%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.085%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.085%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 404 (34.35%) Data Modelling
2 348 (29.59%) Data Management
3 269 (22.87%) Data Analysis
4 264 (22.45%) ETL
5 262 (22.28%) Business Intelligence
6 252 (21.43%) Migration
7 213 (18.11%) Data Governance
8 201 (17.09%) Data Migration
9 170 (14.46%) Master Data Management
10 159 (13.52%) Agile Software Development
11 151 (12.84%) Data Architecture
12 143 (12.16%) Analytics
13 133 (11.31%) Data Cleansing
14 115 (9.78%) Project Management
15 110 (9.35%) Quality Management
16 104 (8.84%) Stakeholder Management
17 93 (7.91%) Validation
18 92 (7.82%) Data Transformation
19 82 (6.97%) CRM
20 67 (5.70%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 454 (38.61%) SQL
2 61 (5.19%) Java
3 43 (3.66%) PL/SQL
4 41 (3.49%) T-SQL
5 18 (1.53%) Scala
6 15 (1.28%) C
6 15 (1.28%) JavaScript
6 15 (1.28%) R
6 15 (1.28%) VBA
7 14 (1.19%) C#
7 14 (1.19%) Python
8 13 (1.11%) C++
9 9 (0.77%) VB
10 8 (0.68%) SPARQL
11 7 (0.60%) Shell Script
12 6 (0.51%) Groovy
13 5 (0.43%) ABAP
14 4 (0.34%) PHP
14 4 (0.34%) RPG
14 4 (0.34%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 89 (7.57%) Degree
2 70 (5.95%) Security Cleared
3 53 (4.51%) SC Cleared
4 10 (0.85%) ISEB
5 8 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.26%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (0.26%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.17%) ACCA
7 2 (0.17%) APMP
7 2 (0.17%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.17%) CIMA
7 2 (0.17%) CISSP
7 2 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.17%) PMP
7 2 (0.17%) SAP Certification
8 1 (0.085%) ECDL
8 1 (0.085%) MBA
8 1 (0.085%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (5.53%) QA
2 17 (1.45%) Solvency II
3 12 (1.02%) Disclosure Scotland
4 9 (0.77%) ISO20022
5 7 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.43%) SLA
7 4 (0.34%) Basel II
7 4 (0.34%) SAS 70
8 3 (0.26%) FINREP
8 3 (0.26%) GCP
8 3 (0.26%) GxP
9 2 (0.17%) Basel III
9 2 (0.17%) COREP
9 2 (0.17%) CRD IV
9 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.17%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.085%) GLP
10 1 (0.085%) GMP
10 1 (0.085%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.085%) MiFID
System Software
1 8 (0.68%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.085%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.085%) HDFS
2 1 (0.085%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.085%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (1.19%) Oracle EDQ
2 11 (0.94%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (0.43%) Control-M
4 3 (0.26%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (0.17%) Ansible
5 2 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.085%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.085%) SCCM
6 1 (0.085%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 218 (18.54%) Oracle
2 167 (14.20%) Microsoft
3 136 (11.56%) SAP
4 98 (8.33%) Informatica
5 49 (4.17%) Tableau
6 45 (3.83%) Teradata
7 44 (3.74%) Talend
8 36 (3.06%) IBM
9 29 (2.47%) Trillium
10 27 (2.30%) Cognos
11 25 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
12 16 (1.36%) CA
13 15 (1.28%) Hyperion
13 15 (1.28%) Netezza
14 13 (1.11%) DataFlux
15 9 (0.77%) Ab Initio
15 9 (0.77%) Alteryx
15 9 (0.77%) Sybase
16 8 (0.68%) Cloudera
16 8 (0.68%) Google
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Talent International
Rate: £300 - £500 per annum + travel opportunity
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
The People Network
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £295 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Robert Walters UK
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Premier IT
Posted: 5 days ago
North West England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £400.00 - £476.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £467.50 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Pertemps Managed Services
Rate: £12 - £15 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago