The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Quality
Rank 368 345 360
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +15
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 234 204 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.43% 0.39%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.30% 5.67% 5.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 124 151
Average daily rate £440 £400 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -10.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 4
Average hourly rate £16.65 £13.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.35% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £11.35 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.25 £29.30 £18.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.40 £12.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
-13.31% -15.78%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4414 3599 4540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.84% 7.54% 7.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2669 2121 2478
Average daily rate £400 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.60% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 144 240
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £16.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% +10.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.86 £10.50 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.86 £55.00 £35.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.25 £16.43
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -7.15%

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Quality within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -44 227 £450 +12.50% 45
London +61 159 £450 - 31
City of London +9 45 £450 +0.05% 12
South East -39 22 £450 +12.50% 4
West Yorkshire -11 16 £425 +41.66% 2
Yorkshire -14 16 £425 +41.66% 2
Berkshire -3 13 £475 -9.52%
Reading +6 11 £475 -9.52%
Leeds -11 10 £488 +62.50%
South West -32 10 £365 -2.66% 4
East of England -22 9 £425 -6.59%
Bristol -17 7 £358 +2.14% 2
East Midlands -6 5 £425 +21.42%
Surrey - 4 £425 -
Scotland -13 3 £380 +26.66% 2
North West -18 3 £450 +5.88% 2
Bedfordshire - 3 £313 -
Epsom - 3 - -
Brighton -15 2 £675 +68.75% 3
East Sussex -18 2 £675 +68.75% 3
Wiltshire -23 2 £475 -5.00% 2
Luton - 2 £313 -
Cheshire - 2 £375 -
Northamptonshire -13 1 £425 +21.42%
West Midlands -26 1 - - 2
Edinburgh -28 1 - - 2
Buckinghamshire -34 1 £413 -17.50% 1
Solihull - - - -
Swindon - - - - 2
Twickenham - - - -

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 133 (29.95%) SQL
2 121 (27.25%) Data Management
3 118 (26.58%) Oracle
4 111 (25.00%) Finance
5 108 (24.32%) Data Modelling
6 105 (23.65%) ETL
7 102 (22.97%) Migration
8 100 (22.52%) Data Warehouse
9 94 (21.17%) Data Analysis
10 90 (20.27%) Data Migration
11 83 (18.69%) Informatica
12 82 (18.47%) Business Intelligence
13 78 (17.57%) SQL Server
14 71 (15.99%) Data Cleansing
15 70 (15.77%) MS Excel
16 67 (15.09%) Banking
17 65 (14.64%) Data Mapping
18 61 (13.74%) SAP
19 53 (11.94%) NHS
20 52 (11.71%) Data Integration
21 51 (11.49%) Data Governance
22 44 (9.91%) Master Data Management
23 42 (9.46%) Validation
23 42 (9.46%) Talend
23 42 (9.46%) Talend Open Studio
24 40 (9.01%) Project Management
25 38 (8.56%) Microsoft
26 36 (8.11%) PowerCenter
27 33 (7.43%) Quality Management
28 29 (6.53%) Reference Data

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 18 (4.05%) SAS
2 8 (1.80%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (1.13%) Tomcat
3 5 (1.13%) WebLogic
4 3 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (0.68%) SugarCRM
4 3 (0.68%) CMS
5 2 (0.45%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.23%) PowerExchange
6 1 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.23%) IIS
6 1 (0.23%) FileNet
Applications
1 70 (15.77%) MS Excel
2 26 (5.86%) MS Office
3 24 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (4.50%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.13%) MS Project
6 3 (0.68%) Stata
7 2 (0.45%) SPSS
8 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (3.83%) SAP CO
2 16 (3.60%) SAP FI/CO
2 16 (3.60%) SAP FI
3 6 (1.35%) SAP CRM
3 6 (1.35%) SAP SRM
4 5 (1.13%) SAP HR
4 5 (1.13%) SAP SD
4 5 (1.13%) SAP MM
5 4 (0.90%) SAP FSCM
5 4 (0.90%) HFM
6 3 (0.68%) Oracle TCA
6 3 (0.68%) SAP PP
6 3 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.45%) Cerner Millennium
7 2 (0.45%) SAP EHS
7 2 (0.45%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.68%) LDAP
2 2 (0.45%) Firewall
2 2 (0.45%) IPv4
2 2 (0.45%) IPv6
2 2 (0.45%) SAN
2 2 (0.45%) NAS
3 1 (0.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (22.52%) Data Warehouse
2 78 (17.57%) SQL Server
3 36 (8.11%) PowerCenter
4 28 (6.31%) Oracle Database
5 21 (4.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (4.73%) Oracle Database 11g
6 15 (3.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (3.15%) Relational Database
8 13 (2.93%) QlikView
9 12 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (2.48%) Oracle Database 10g
11 10 (2.25%) Data Mining
12 9 (2.03%) BusinessObjects XI
12 9 (2.03%) BusinessObjects
13 8 (1.80%) DataStage
14 7 (1.58%) Oracle BI EE
14 7 (1.58%) Big Data
14 7 (1.58%) DB2
14 7 (1.58%) Oracle Database 12c
15 6 (1.35%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 42 (9.46%) Talend Open Studio
2 13 (2.93%) JIRA
2 13 (2.93%) LSMW
3 8 (1.80%) Toad
4 7 (1.58%) ERwin
5 3 (0.68%) PowerDesigner
6 2 (0.45%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.23%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.23%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 111 (25.00%) Finance
2 67 (15.09%) Banking
3 26 (5.86%) Investment Banking
4 20 (4.50%) Marketing
5 12 (2.70%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
6 10 (2.25%) Retail
7 6 (1.35%) Back Office
7 6 (1.35%) Retail Banking
8 4 (0.90%) General Ledger
9 3 (0.68%) Private Banking
9 3 (0.68%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.45%) Automotive
10 2 (0.45%) Legal
10 2 (0.45%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.45%) Wholesale Banking
10 2 (0.45%) Local Government
10 2 (0.45%) Billing
11 1 (0.23%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.23%) German Language
Job Titles
1 194 (43.69%) Analyst
2 127 (28.60%) Data Analyst
3 77 (17.34%) Developer
4 44 (9.91%) Architect
5 42 (9.46%) Consultant
6 39 (8.78%) Business Analyst
7 35 (7.88%) Quality Analyst
7 35 (7.88%) Data Quality Analyst
8 28 (6.31%) SAP Data Analyst
8 28 (6.31%) SAP Analyst
9 24 (5.41%) Informatica Developer
10 23 (5.18%) Functional Analyst
11 20 (4.50%) Data Manager
12 16 (3.60%) Data Architect
13 14 (3.15%) NHS Data Analyst
13 14 (3.15%) SAP Functional Analyst
13 14 (3.15%) Talend Developer
14 13 (2.93%) Data Consultant
14 13 (2.93%) Project Manager
14 13 (2.93%) Data Migration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.73%) XML
2 16 (3.60%) Web Services
3 15 (3.38%) J2EE
4 9 (2.03%) .NET
5 7 (1.58%) HTML
6 4 (0.90%) Middleware
6 4 (0.90%) HTML5
6 4 (0.90%) jQuery
7 3 (0.68%) CSS
8 2 (0.45%) SOAP
8 2 (0.45%) ODBC
8 2 (0.45%) REST
8 2 (0.45%) Gherkin
8 2 (0.45%) Ajax
9 1 (0.23%) Itk
9 1 (0.23%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.23%) WCF
9 1 (0.23%) LINQ
9 1 (0.23%) Backbone.js
9 1 (0.23%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 53 (11.94%) NHS
2 52 (11.71%) Data Integration
3 29 (6.53%) Reference Data
4 18 (4.05%) Management Information System
5 16 (3.60%) FMCG
6 9 (2.03%) Data Extraction
6 9 (2.03%) Data Protection Act
7 8 (1.80%) AS400
8 7 (1.58%) iSeries
9 5 (1.13%) Statistics
9 5 (1.13%) Open Source
10 4 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.90%) Visualisation
10 4 (0.90%) Informatics
10 4 (0.90%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.68%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.68%) Data Conversion
11 3 (0.68%) Fixed Income
12 2 (0.45%) Equities
12 2 (0.45%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (2.25%) UNIX
2 9 (2.03%) Windows
3 3 (0.68%) Linux
4 2 (0.45%) SUSE
5 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.23%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (27.25%) Data Management
2 108 (24.32%) Data Modelling
3 105 (23.65%) ETL
4 102 (22.97%) Migration
5 94 (21.17%) Data Analysis
6 90 (20.27%) Data Migration
7 82 (18.47%) Business Intelligence
8 71 (15.99%) Data Cleansing
9 65 (14.64%) Data Mapping
10 51 (11.49%) Data Governance
11 44 (9.91%) Master Data Management
12 42 (9.46%) Validation
13 40 (9.01%) Project Management
14 33 (7.43%) Quality Management
15 26 (5.86%) Analytics
16 25 (5.63%) Stakeholder Management
16 25 (5.63%) Data Transformation
17 23 (5.18%) Data Validation
18 22 (4.95%) CRM
19 21 (4.73%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 133 (29.95%) SQL
2 18 (4.05%) Java
3 16 (3.60%) VB
4 15 (3.38%) PL/SQL
5 14 (3.15%) VBA
6 9 (2.03%) T-SQL
7 7 (1.58%) R
7 7 (1.58%) JavaScript
8 5 (1.13%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.68%) VB.NET
9 3 (0.68%) PHP
10 2 (0.45%) C#
11 1 (0.23%) SAS Macro
11 1 (0.23%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 1 (0.23%) VC++
11 1 (0.23%) C++
11 1 (0.23%) Delphi
11 1 (0.23%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (4.28%) Security Cleared
2 16 (3.60%) Degree
3 7 (1.58%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.35%) PMI Certification
5 5 (1.13%) PMP
5 5 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.23%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.23%) APMP
6 1 (0.23%) SAS Certification
6 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.23%) ECDL
6 1 (0.23%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.15%) QA
2 6 (1.35%) SLA
3 3 (0.68%) Basel II
4 2 (0.45%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.45%) Basel III
5 1 (0.23%) COREP
5 1 (0.23%) MiFID
5 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (3.60%) Oracle EDQ
2 12 (2.70%) Control-M
3 2 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 118 (26.58%) Oracle
2 83 (18.69%) Informatica
3 61 (13.74%) SAP
4 42 (9.46%) Talend
5 38 (8.56%) Microsoft
6 24 (5.41%) Business Objects
7 21 (4.73%) Trillium
8 19 (4.28%) DataFlux
9 16 (3.60%) Teradata
10 14 (3.15%) Siebel
11 13 (2.93%) Tableau
12 11 (2.48%) GoldenSource
12 11 (2.48%) IBM
13 8 (1.80%) Ab Initio
14 6 (1.35%) Cognos
14 6 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
14 6 (1.35%) Vertica
15 5 (1.13%) Netezza
15 5 (1.13%) Sybase
16 4 (0.90%) Hyperion
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
LA International
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
KDR
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays London City Projects
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £275 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ITHR 752
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Next Ventures Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: Competitive rate
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £250.00 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £630 - £700 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Brighton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £43864.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: £275 - £295 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
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London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 25 days ago