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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Quality
Rank 251 200 189
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -11
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 500 710 657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.94% 1.22% 1.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.06% 12.89% 12.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 474 346
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £610 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 15
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.19 £9.45 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £99.00 £24.48 £150.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.25 £12.36 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+7.24% -25.12%

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
4968 5507 5432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.32% 9.44% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3192 3444 3338
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £405 £384
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 215 215
Median hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.35 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.15 £59.74 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £24.75 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+13.73% +25.31%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -58 474 £450 - 69
London -40 225 £475 +3.26% 39
South East -26 101 £425 -10.52% 9
City of London +4 44 £460 -0.54% 8
West Midlands -33 36 £400 -5.32% 3
Berkshire +13 35 £450 - 1
East of England +14 28 £435 +2.35% 3
North West -4 23 £401 -8.28% 9
East Midlands +3 19 £550 +29.41%
Yorkshire -17 17 £463 -11.90% 3
West Yorkshire -10 15 £450 -16.27% 3
Buckinghamshire -8 14 £425 +17.24% 5
South West -10 14 £425 +36.00% 3
Northamptonshire +10 11 £575 +27.77%
West Sussex +9 11 £375 +50.00% 1
Milton Keynes -7 11 £450 +24.13% 5
Scotland -19 11 £400 - 5
Bristol -5 10 £425 +46.55% 1
Leeds -16 10 £550 - 2
Bracknell +8 9 £638 - 1
Manchester -15 9 £400 -5.88% 5
Oxfordshire - 9 £425 -
Hertfordshire +9 8 £288 -7.25% 3
Reading +22 7 £563 -2.17%
Glasgow +8 7 £400 +33.33% 1
Northampton +6 7 £575 +27.77%
Essex 0 7 £450 +20.00%
Surrey -3 7 £375 -28.61% 1
Coventry -8 7 £400 -
Cambridgeshire +28 6 £450 +55.17%

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 415 (37.15%) SQL
2 390 (34.91%) Data Modelling
3 340 (30.44%) Data Management
4 330 (29.54%) Finance
5 265 (23.72%) Data Analysis
6 258 (23.10%) ETL
7 252 (22.56%) Business Intelligence
8 249 (22.29%) Migration
9 241 (21.58%) Data Warehouse
10 211 (18.89%) Oracle
10 211 (18.89%) Data Governance
11 191 (17.10%) Data Migration
12 162 (14.50%) Analytical Skills
13 157 (14.06%) Data Architecture
14 152 (13.61%) Master Data Management
14 152 (13.61%) Agile Software Development
15 151 (13.52%) Microsoft
16 149 (13.34%) SQL Server
17 132 (11.82%) SAP
18 131 (11.73%) Analytics
19 126 (11.28%) Data Cleansing
20 119 (10.65%) Banking
21 117 (10.47%) Quality Management
22 115 (10.30%) MS Excel
23 108 (9.67%) Project Management
24 101 (9.04%) Degree
25 100 (8.95%) Data Integration
26 97 (8.68%) Relational Database
27 96 (8.59%) Informatica
28 94 (8.42%) Data Transformation

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 70 (6.27%) SAS
2 33 (2.95%) SharePoint
3 24 (2.15%) Apache Spark
4 10 (0.90%) Apache
5 7 (0.63%) Confluence
5 7 (0.63%) NetWeaver
6 6 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (0.54%) PowerExchange
7 5 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (0.45%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.36%) Apache Pig
8 4 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (0.36%) nginx
9 3 (0.27%) CMS
9 3 (0.27%) Drupal
9 3 (0.27%) IIS
9 3 (0.27%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.27%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.27%) WordPress
10 2 (0.18%) Documentum
Applications
1 115 (10.30%) MS Excel
2 54 (4.83%) MS PowerPoint
3 51 (4.57%) MS Office
4 18 (1.61%) MS Project
5 15 (1.34%) SPSS
6 13 (1.16%) MS Visio
7 11 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.090%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.090%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.090%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.090%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (1.79%) Oracle EBS
1 20 (1.79%) Oracle EBS R12
2 17 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (1.07%) SAP MDM
4 9 (0.81%) Oracle Financials
5 8 (0.72%) Unit4 Business World
6 7 (0.63%) HFM
6 7 (0.63%) Oracle Assets
6 7 (0.63%) Oracle CRM
6 7 (0.63%) Oracle Receivables
7 6 (0.54%) Oracle Cash Management
7 6 (0.54%) Oracle General Ledger
7 6 (0.54%) Oracle Payables
7 6 (0.54%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 6 (0.54%) SAP FI
7 6 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 5 (0.45%) SAP CRM
9 4 (0.36%) Hyperion Planning
9 4 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
9 4 (0.36%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.43%) Office 365
2 13 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (0.72%) SuccessFactors
5 7 (0.63%) Boomi
6 6 (0.54%) Oracle CX
6 6 (0.54%) SaaS
7 4 (0.36%) Google Analytics
7 4 (0.36%) PaaS
8 3 (0.27%) Force.com
8 3 (0.27%) iPaaS
9 2 (0.18%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.18%) Google Apps
9 2 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.18%) IaaS
10 1 (0.090%) AdWords
10 1 (0.090%) Google Drive
10 1 (0.090%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.72%) Intranet
2 4 (0.36%) Internet
3 3 (0.27%) NAS
3 3 (0.27%) Wireless
4 2 (0.18%) ATM
5 1 (0.090%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (0.090%) Network Security
5 1 (0.090%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 241 (21.58%) Data Warehouse
2 149 (13.34%) SQL Server
3 97 (8.68%) Relational Database
4 65 (5.82%) Big Data
4 65 (5.82%) Oracle Database
4 65 (5.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 55 (4.92%) BusinessObjects
6 54 (4.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 46 (4.12%) IBM InfoSphere
8 41 (3.67%) Data Mining
9 39 (3.49%) NoSQL
10 37 (3.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 35 (3.13%) Hadoop
11 35 (3.13%) QlikView
12 34 (3.04%) DB2
12 34 (3.04%) RDBMS
13 30 (2.69%) SQL Server 2008
14 28 (2.51%) PowerCenter
15 24 (2.15%) SAP Data Services
16 21 (1.88%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 37 (3.31%) ERwin
2 36 (3.22%) Talend Open Studio
3 21 (1.88%) JIRA
4 19 (1.70%) LSMW
4 19 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (1.34%) Git (software)
6 13 (1.16%) Visual Studio
7 10 (0.90%) Jenkins
8 8 (0.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 6 (0.54%) Gradle
9 6 (0.54%) IntelliJ
9 6 (0.54%) JUnit
9 6 (0.54%) TestNG
10 5 (0.45%) Cucumber
11 4 (0.36%) Ant
11 4 (0.36%) gulp
11 4 (0.36%) webpack
12 3 (0.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
12 3 (0.27%) Selenium
General
1 330 (29.54%) Finance
2 119 (10.65%) Banking
3 56 (5.01%) Marketing
4 45 (4.03%) Retail
5 34 (3.04%) Investment Banking
6 31 (2.78%) Telecoms
7 22 (1.97%) Legal
8 20 (1.79%) Manufacturing
9 17 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
10 11 (0.98%) Advertising
11 10 (0.90%) Financial Institution
12 9 (0.81%) Front Office
12 9 (0.81%) Retail Banking
13 8 (0.72%) Law
13 8 (0.72%) Publishing
14 6 (0.54%) Back Office
14 6 (0.54%) Electronics
14 6 (0.54%) General Ledger
15 5 (0.45%) International Banking
16 4 (0.36%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 421 (37.69%) Analyst
2 247 (22.11%) Data Analyst
3 192 (17.19%) Architect
4 144 (12.89%) Developer
5 133 (11.91%) Data Architect
6 96 (8.59%) Business Analyst
7 82 (7.34%) Consultant
8 53 (4.74%) Data Manager
9 51 (4.57%) Data Quality Analyst
10 41 (3.67%) Data Business Analyst
11 39 (3.49%) Data Consultant
11 39 (3.49%) SQL Analyst
12 34 (3.04%) Solutions Architect
13 31 (2.78%) SQL Developer
14 29 (2.60%) Senior Analyst
15 26 (2.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
15 26 (2.33%) Quality Analyst
15 26 (2.33%) SQL Data Analyst
16 25 (2.24%) Data Modeller
17 24 (2.15%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (4.48%) XML
2 30 (2.69%) Web Services
3 18 (1.61%) .NET
3 18 (1.61%) SOAP
4 17 (1.52%) REST
5 14 (1.25%) JSON
6 10 (0.90%) ASP.NET
6 10 (0.90%) MDX
7 9 (0.81%) XSD
8 8 (0.72%) BAPI
8 8 (0.72%) CSS
8 8 (0.72%) HTML
8 8 (0.72%) Node.js
9 7 (0.63%) EDI
9 7 (0.63%) Spring
10 6 (0.54%) .NET Framework
10 6 (0.54%) AngularJS
10 6 (0.54%) Middleware
11 5 (0.45%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 5 (0.45%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 162 (14.50%) Analytical Skills
2 100 (8.95%) Data Integration
3 93 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 74 (6.62%) Reference Data
5 65 (5.82%) Data Structures
6 53 (4.74%) Data Extraction
7 50 (4.48%) NHS
8 41 (3.67%) Data Conversion
9 33 (2.95%) Statistics
10 29 (2.60%) Visualisation
11 27 (2.42%) Credit Risk
12 20 (1.79%) Computer Science
13 12 (1.07%) Data Centre
13 12 (1.07%) Equities
14 11 (0.98%) Taxonomies
15 10 (0.90%) Mathematics
15 10 (0.90%) User Experience
16 8 (0.72%) Virtual Team
17 7 (0.63%) Digital Media
17 7 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 45 (4.03%) Unix
2 27 (2.42%) Linux
3 15 (1.34%) Windows
4 2 (0.18%) AIX
4 2 (0.18%) Android
4 2 (0.18%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.18%) Solaris
5 1 (0.090%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.090%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.090%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.090%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 390 (34.91%) Data Modelling
2 340 (30.44%) Data Management
3 265 (23.72%) Data Analysis
4 258 (23.10%) ETL
5 252 (22.56%) Business Intelligence
6 249 (22.29%) Migration
7 211 (18.89%) Data Governance
8 191 (17.10%) Data Migration
9 157 (14.06%) Data Architecture
10 152 (13.61%) Agile Software Development
10 152 (13.61%) Master Data Management
11 131 (11.73%) Analytics
12 126 (11.28%) Data Cleansing
13 117 (10.47%) Quality Management
14 108 (9.67%) Project Management
15 94 (8.42%) Data Transformation
16 91 (8.15%) Validation
17 81 (7.25%) Stakeholder Management
18 69 (6.18%) CRM
19 67 (6.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 415 (37.15%) SQL
2 56 (5.01%) Java
3 48 (4.30%) T-SQL
4 39 (3.49%) PL/SQL
5 28 (2.51%) JavaScript
6 25 (2.24%) Python
7 23 (2.06%) R
8 18 (1.61%) C
9 17 (1.52%) C++
9 17 (1.52%) Scala
10 15 (1.34%) C#
11 14 (1.25%) VBA
12 8 (0.72%) ABAP
12 8 (0.72%) PHP
12 8 (0.72%) VB
13 6 (0.54%) ES6
13 6 (0.54%) Groovy
13 6 (0.54%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.45%) Haskell
14 5 (0.45%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 101 (9.04%) Degree
2 61 (5.46%) Security Cleared
3 45 (4.03%) SC Cleared
4 10 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
4 10 (0.90%) ISEB
5 4 (0.36%) CLAS
5 4 (0.36%) PMI Certification
5 4 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.18%) ACCA
7 2 (0.18%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.18%) CIMA
7 2 (0.18%) CISSP
7 2 (0.18%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.18%) PhD
7 2 (0.18%) PMP
7 2 (0.18%) SAP Certification
8 1 (0.090%) AAT
8 1 (0.090%) CCAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (6.00%) QA
2 20 (1.79%) Solvency II
3 13 (1.16%) Disclosure Scotland
4 12 (1.07%) ISO20022
5 11 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.63%) GxP
7 5 (0.45%) SLA
8 4 (0.36%) SAS 70
9 3 (0.27%) GCP
9 3 (0.27%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.18%) Basel II
10 2 (0.18%) Basel III
10 2 (0.18%) COREP
10 2 (0.18%) FINREP
10 2 (0.18%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.090%) BS7666
11 1 (0.090%) CRD IV
11 1 (0.090%) GMP
11 1 (0.090%) MiFID
System Software
1 11 (0.98%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.36%) Corosync
2 4 (0.36%) Docker
2 4 (0.36%) Squid
3 2 (0.18%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.18%) HDFS
4 1 (0.090%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.090%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (1.25%) Microsoft Intune
2 11 (0.98%) Oracle EDQ
3 4 (0.36%) Control-M
3 4 (0.36%) Pacemaker
3 4 (0.36%) Puppet
4 3 (0.27%) Ansible
4 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.090%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.090%) SCCM
Vendors
1 211 (18.89%) Oracle
2 151 (13.52%) Microsoft
3 132 (11.82%) SAP
4 96 (8.59%) Informatica
5 47 (4.21%) Tableau
6 42 (3.76%) Teradata
7 36 (3.22%) IBM
7 36 (3.22%) Talend
8 28 (2.51%) Salesforce.com
9 27 (2.42%) Cognos
10 20 (1.79%) Trillium
11 19 (1.70%) Netezza
12 16 (1.43%) CA
13 14 (1.25%) Sybase
14 13 (1.16%) Hyperion
15 10 (0.90%) Alteryx
15 10 (0.90%) DataFlux
15 10 (0.90%) GoldenSource
15 10 (0.90%) Google
16 8 (0.72%) Ab Initio
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £32,000 to £42,000 per annum £32,000 - £42,000 plus £6,000 car al
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Scotland
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Ballymena, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £10.00 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen
Rate: £500.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Laudale
Rate: From £575 to £625 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Rate: £20 - £26 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £600 - £635 per day
Posted: 4 days ago