The table below looks at the statistics for Data Quality skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Quality over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Quality
Rank 325 403 418
Rank change year-on-year
+78 +15
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 352 219 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.62% 0.40% 0.31%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.70% 5.07% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 110 102
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£425 £439 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.13% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £307 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
Average hourly rate £17.67 £35.00 £15.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.51% +132.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.46 £19.00 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.64 £51.00 £17.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.67 £35.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-49.51% +100.00%

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
4573 4317 3874
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.02% 7.90% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2942 2607 2305
Average daily rate £425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 201 148
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.87% +7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.14 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.17 £42.80 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.73% +18.57%

Data Quality
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Quality within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 July 2015.

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
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Quality within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +63 320 £450 - 46
London +38 156 £465 +3.33% 28
South East +39 75 £475 +22.58% 5
City of London +3 48 £456 -2.66% 6
West Midlands +13 27 £425 +6.25% 1
Buckinghamshire +24 26 £350 - 2
East of England +20 26 £394 +12.50%
Milton Keynes - 24 £350 - 2
Scotland +8 22 £363 -3.33% 4
East Sussex +14 20 £475 +13.43% 1
Edinburgh +5 17 £350 +7.69% 4
Warwickshire +12 15 £450 -21.73%
Berkshire +17 13 £450 -5.26%
Yorkshire -32 13 £340 -21.38% 3
North West -12 12 £700 - 2
West Yorkshire -23 11 £340 -29.53% 3
Leeds -25 10 £350 -33.33% 3
Bedfordshire - 10 £425 -
Warwick - 10 £450 -
Hampshire +6 9 £438 +25.00%
Hertfordshire -3 9 £310 -31.11%
Brighton -6 9 £525 +25.37%
Glasgow +9 7 £375 -1.63%
Birmingham +8 7 £400 +8.54% 1
Wales +6 7 £110 -80.18%
Essex -5 7 £375 +50.00%
Manchester -8 7 £700 - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 7 £310 -
South West -7 6 £330 -28.64% 4
Middlesex - 5 - -

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Data Quality also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Data Quality.

1 224 (36.36%) Data Management
2 191 (31.01%) Finance
3 187 (30.36%) SQL
4 153 (24.84%) Informatica
5 149 (24.19%) Data Modelling
6 142 (23.05%) ETL
7 135 (21.92%) Oracle
7 135 (21.92%) Data Warehouse
8 134 (21.75%) Data Governance
9 130 (21.10%) Data Analysis
10 115 (18.67%) Banking
11 114 (18.51%) Business Intelligence
12 112 (18.18%) Migration
13 103 (16.72%) Master Data Management
14 98 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
15 93 (15.10%) Data Migration
16 88 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
17 84 (13.64%) PowerCenter
18 70 (11.36%) Quality Management
19 69 (11.20%) SQL Server
20 65 (10.55%) Data Integration
21 63 (10.23%) Microsoft
22 57 (9.25%) Reference Data
23 54 (8.77%) MS Excel
23 54 (8.77%) Oracle Database
24 53 (8.60%) Analytics
25 52 (8.44%) Stakeholder Management
26 49 (7.95%) NHS
27 46 (7.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
28 44 (7.14%) Business Analysis

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Data Quality also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Data Quality. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 41 (6.66%) SAS
2 19 (3.08%) Oracle Workflow
3 18 (2.92%) SharePoint
4 11 (1.79%) PowerExchange
5 8 (1.30%) WebLogic
6 4 (0.65%) Oracle Service Bus
6 4 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (0.65%) Oracle Application Server
7 3 (0.49%) CMS
7 3 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.32%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (0.32%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.16%) Mule
9 1 (0.16%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.16%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.16%) IIS
9 1 (0.16%) Documentum
Applications
1 54 (8.77%) MS Excel
2 32 (5.19%) MS Office
2 32 (5.19%) MS PowerPoint
3 16 (2.60%) MS Project
4 15 (2.44%) MS Visio
5 14 (2.27%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 21 (3.41%) Oracle TCA
2 11 (1.79%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.81%) SAP ERP
5 4 (0.65%) Maximo
5 4 (0.65%) Teamcenter
5 4 (0.65%) SAP APO
5 4 (0.65%) Hyperion Planning
6 3 (0.49%) SAP HCM
6 3 (0.49%) SAP SD
6 3 (0.49%) SAP MDM
7 2 (0.32%) HFM
7 2 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.32%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.32%) Unica
8 1 (0.16%) SAP IS-U
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (0.49%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (0.32%) SoftLayer
2 2 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.79%) Internet
2 4 (0.65%) FTP
3 3 (0.49%) HTTPS
3 3 (0.49%) SSL
3 3 (0.49%) LDAP
3 3 (0.49%) Intranet
4 1 (0.16%) SAN
4 1 (0.16%) HTTP
4 1 (0.16%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (21.92%) Data Warehouse
2 84 (13.64%) PowerCenter
3 69 (11.20%) SQL Server
4 54 (8.77%) Oracle Database
5 46 (7.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 43 (6.98%) BusinessObjects
7 36 (5.84%) Relational Database
8 33 (5.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 33 (5.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 27 (4.38%) IBM InfoSphere
10 26 (4.22%) Data Mining
11 25 (4.06%) RDBMS
11 25 (4.06%) DataStage
11 25 (4.06%) Hadoop
12 24 (3.90%) Oracle BI EE
13 23 (3.73%) QlikView
14 18 (2.92%) Oracle Database 11g
15 14 (2.27%) Data Mart
15 14 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
16 12 (1.95%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 25 (4.06%) ERwin
2 11 (1.79%) Talend Open Studio
3 10 (1.62%) JIRA
4 6 (0.97%) Subversion
5 5 (0.81%) Git (software)
5 5 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (0.65%) Mercurial
6 4 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (0.49%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.49%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.32%) Hudson
8 2 (0.32%) Toad
9 1 (0.16%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.16%) eggPlant
9 1 (0.16%) jMock
9 1 (0.16%) JUnit
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.16%) Maven
9 1 (0.16%) CruiseControl
General
1 191 (31.01%) Finance
2 115 (18.67%) Banking
3 31 (5.03%) Investment Banking
4 22 (3.57%) Telecoms
5 20 (3.25%) Retail
6 16 (2.60%) Marketing
7 14 (2.27%) Legal
8 8 (1.30%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.14%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.97%) Front Office
11 4 (0.65%) Advertising
12 3 (0.49%) Dutch Language
12 3 (0.49%) French Language
12 3 (0.49%) German Language
12 3 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.32%) Back Office
13 2 (0.32%) Electronics
13 2 (0.32%) Billing
14 1 (0.16%) Welsh Language
14 1 (0.16%) Law
Job Titles
1 237 (38.47%) Analyst
2 162 (26.30%) Data Analyst
3 112 (18.18%) Developer
4 86 (13.96%) Architect
5 67 (10.88%) Consultant
6 59 (9.58%) Business Analyst
6 59 (9.58%) Quality Analyst
6 59 (9.58%) Data Quality Analyst
7 55 (8.93%) Informatica Developer
8 40 (6.49%) Data Architect
9 33 (5.36%) Data Consultant
10 30 (4.87%) Data Manager
11 24 (3.90%) Project Manager
12 23 (3.73%) Senior Analyst
13 20 (3.25%) Informatica Consultant
14 19 (3.08%) Senior Data Analyst
15 17 (2.76%) Oracle Consultant
15 17 (2.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 16 (2.60%) Information Analyst
17 15 (2.44%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.27%) .NET
2 12 (1.95%) Middleware
2 12 (1.95%) Oracle Fusion
3 11 (1.79%) XML
4 10 (1.62%) XSLT
4 10 (1.62%) MDX
5 9 (1.46%) Web Services
6 7 (1.14%) XSD
7 5 (0.81%) JMS
7 5 (0.81%) ASP.NET
8 4 (0.65%) J2EE
8 4 (0.65%) JDBC
8 4 (0.65%) WebCenter
8 4 (0.65%) XML Schema
9 3 (0.49%) REST
9 3 (0.49%) SAP ALE
9 3 (0.49%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (0.49%) JPA
9 3 (0.49%) SAP PI
9 3 (0.49%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 98 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
2 65 (10.55%) Data Integration
3 57 (9.25%) Reference Data
4 49 (7.95%) NHS
5 42 (6.82%) Management Information System
6 19 (3.08%) Data Extraction
7 17 (2.76%) Visualisation
8 15 (2.44%) Credit Risk
8 15 (2.44%) Informatics
9 12 (1.95%) Computer Science
10 11 (1.79%) Data Structures
10 11 (1.79%) Statistics
10 11 (1.79%) Oracle Exalytics
11 5 (0.81%) Derivative
11 5 (0.81%) Fixed Income
11 5 (0.81%) Clustering
11 5 (0.81%) FMCG
11 5 (0.81%) Market Risk
12 4 (0.65%) Algorithms
12 4 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 33 (5.36%) UNIX
2 14 (2.27%) Linux
3 10 (1.62%) Windows
4 8 (1.30%) AIX
5 2 (0.32%) Solaris
5 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.16%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (36.36%) Data Management
2 149 (24.19%) Data Modelling
3 142 (23.05%) ETL
4 134 (21.75%) Data Governance
5 130 (21.10%) Data Analysis
6 114 (18.51%) Business Intelligence
7 112 (18.18%) Migration
8 103 (16.72%) Master Data Management
9 93 (15.10%) Data Migration
10 88 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
11 70 (11.36%) Quality Management
12 53 (8.60%) Analytics
13 52 (8.44%) Stakeholder Management
14 44 (7.14%) Business Analysis
15 41 (6.66%) Validation
16 40 (6.49%) Information Management
17 37 (6.01%) Project Management
17 37 (6.01%) Data Cleansing
18 36 (5.84%) Data Mapping
18 36 (5.84%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 187 (30.36%) SQL
2 31 (5.03%) T-SQL
3 19 (3.08%) C#
4 16 (2.60%) Shell Script
5 15 (2.44%) PL/SQL
6 13 (2.11%) VBA
7 12 (1.95%) C
8 11 (1.79%) Java
8 11 (1.79%) R
9 6 (0.97%) Bash Shell
10 4 (0.65%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 4 (0.65%) XPath
10 4 (0.65%) C++
10 4 (0.65%) VB
11 3 (0.49%) JavaScript
11 3 (0.49%) ABAP
11 3 (0.49%) SAPscript
12 1 (0.16%) Jython
12 1 (0.16%) Lingo
12 1 (0.16%) Python
Qualifications
1 31 (5.03%) Degree
2 15 (2.44%) Security Cleared
3 5 (0.81%) SC Cleared
3 5 (0.81%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.16%) ISEB
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.16%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.22%) QA
2 11 (1.79%) Solvency II
3 6 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (0.81%) Basel II
5 4 (0.65%) SLA
6 2 (0.32%) COREP
6 2 (0.32%) FINREP
7 1 (0.16%) GAMP
7 1 (0.16%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.16%) GxP
7 1 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.16%) HL7
7 1 (0.16%) Basel III
System Software
1 16 (2.60%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (0.97%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.49%) Oracle Clusterware
4 1 (0.16%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (1.14%) Oracle EDQ
2 5 (0.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (0.65%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (0.65%) Oracle Flashback
3 4 (0.65%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.16%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.16%) Control-M
Vendors
1 153 (24.84%) Informatica
2 135 (21.92%) Oracle
3 63 (10.23%) Microsoft
4 41 (6.66%) SAP
5 38 (6.17%) IBM
6 34 (5.52%) Trillium
7 33 (5.36%) Teradata
8 18 (2.92%) Ab Initio
9 16 (2.60%) Netezza
10 11 (1.79%) Talend
11 8 (1.30%) MicroStrategy
12 7 (1.14%) CA
12 7 (1.14%) DataFlux
13 6 (0.97%) WorldPay
13 6 (0.97%) Tableau
13 6 (0.97%) Hyperion
13 6 (0.97%) Cognos
14 5 (0.81%) HP
14 5 (0.81%) GoldenSource
15 4 (0.65%) Infor
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