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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Quality
Rank 342 355 407
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +52
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 268 202 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.53% 0.42% 0.30%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.74% 5.43% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 100 75
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£425 £448 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.02% +11.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £285 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £553 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £395
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 3
Average hourly rate £24.00 £12.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £8.50 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £19.50 £18.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £9.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -25.00%

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
3977 3718 3214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.79% 7.72% 7.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2364 2202 1807
Average daily rate £400 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 138 221
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -26.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.82 £10.93 £11.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.68 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.08 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+11.27% -25.76%

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 January 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 January 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 +10 225 £445 +0.56% 52
London +25 138 £450 - 32
City of London +31 41 £413 -2.36% 14
Scotland +25 36 £400 -
Edinburgh +24 29 £390 -
South East -9 23 £325 -23.52% 6
South West +2 20 £513 +46.42% 3
Yorkshire -1 14 £240 -43.52% 5
North West -14 13 £385 -21.05% 1
Surrey +1 12 £475 +115.90%
Swindon - 11 £513 -
Wiltshire - 11 £513 -
Glasgow +3 8 - -
West Midlands +2 7 £369 -1.66% 1
East of England -1 6 £425 -10.52% 3
West Yorkshire -8 6 - - 5
Leeds -12 5 - - 5
Bedfordshire - 4 £425 - 1
Bristol - 4 £425 - 1
East Midlands +6 3 £288 -17.85%
Kent - 3 £300 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £575 -
Oxford - 2 £575 -
Bradford -5 1 - -
Cheshire -7 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £450 - 3
Staffordshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Hampshire - - - -

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 145 (31.25%) SQL
2 144 (31.03%) Finance
3 138 (29.74%) Data Modelling
4 137 (29.53%) Migration
5 114 (24.57%) Data Governance
6 111 (23.92%) Data Migration
6 111 (23.92%) Data Management
7 109 (23.49%) Data Analysis
8 98 (21.12%) Business Intelligence
9 90 (19.40%) Banking
10 85 (18.32%) Data Warehouse
10 85 (18.32%) Oracle
11 84 (18.10%) ETL
12 72 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
13 58 (12.50%) SQL Server
13 58 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
14 56 (12.07%) Data Cleansing
15 51 (10.99%) Informatica
16 50 (10.78%) SAP
17 48 (10.34%) MS Excel
17 48 (10.34%) Business Analysis
18 47 (10.13%) Microsoft
19 43 (9.27%) Data Architecture
20 42 (9.05%) Project Management
21 38 (8.19%) Data Mapping
22 36 (7.76%) Data Integration
23 35 (7.54%) NHS
24 34 (7.33%) Agile Software Development
25 33 (7.11%) Business Objects
25 33 (7.11%) Logical Data Model

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 28 (6.03%) SAS
2 21 (4.53%) WebLogic
3 18 (3.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 18 (3.88%) Oracle Service Bus
4 13 (2.80%) WebLogic Portal
4 13 (2.80%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 12 (2.59%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.65%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.22%) Apache
7 1 (0.22%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.22%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 48 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 24 (5.17%) MS Office
3 21 (4.53%) MS Visio
4 13 (2.80%) MS Project
4 13 (2.80%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.51%) PowerPivot
6 4 (0.86%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 18 (3.88%) Documaker
2 16 (3.45%) Oracle BPM
3 11 (2.37%) Oracle EBS
4 10 (2.16%) SAP SD
5 7 (1.51%) Oracle FAH
6 6 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.86%) SAP MDM
8 3 (0.65%) HFM
8 3 (0.65%) SAP CO
8 3 (0.65%) SAP FI/CO
8 3 (0.65%) SAP FI
8 3 (0.65%) ResourceLink
9 2 (0.43%) SAP HR-PA
9 2 (0.43%) SAP HR
10 1 (0.22%) Teamcenter
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
10 1 (0.22%) SAP MM
10 1 (0.22%) SAP PP
10 1 (0.22%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.65%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.88%) SSL
1 18 (3.88%) HTTPS
2 13 (2.80%) HTTP
3 4 (0.86%) LDAP
3 4 (0.86%) Intranet
3 4 (0.86%) Internet
4 2 (0.43%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (18.32%) Data Warehouse
2 58 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 32 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 30 (6.47%) Oracle ODI
5 29 (6.25%) Oracle BI EE
6 26 (5.60%) Oracle Database
7 20 (4.31%) PowerCenter
8 18 (3.88%) Oracle Database 11g
9 15 (3.23%) Data Mining
9 15 (3.23%) DataStage
10 14 (3.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 14 (3.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 13 (2.80%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 12 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
12 12 (2.59%) IBM InfoSphere
13 11 (2.37%) OLAP
14 10 (2.16%) Big Data
15 9 (1.94%) Star Schema
15 9 (1.94%) QualityStage
15 9 (1.94%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 20 (4.31%) JIRA
2 9 (1.94%) Talend Open Studio
3 8 (1.72%) LSMW
4 7 (1.51%) ERwin
5 6 (1.29%) Toad
6 4 (0.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (0.65%) Subversion
7 3 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (0.65%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.43%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (0.22%) PowerDesigner
9 1 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 144 (31.03%) Finance
2 90 (19.40%) Banking
3 24 (5.17%) Retail
4 23 (4.96%) Financial Institution
5 19 (4.09%) Billing
5 19 (4.09%) Investment Banking
6 14 (3.02%) Marketing
7 6 (1.29%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.29%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.86%) Welsh Language
8 4 (0.86%) Electronics
8 4 (0.86%) Legal
9 3 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.65%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.43%) Advertising
11 1 (0.22%) Publishing
11 1 (0.22%) Front Office
11 1 (0.22%) Back Office
11 1 (0.22%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 209 (45.04%) Analyst
2 151 (32.54%) Data Analyst
3 68 (14.66%) Business Analyst
4 58 (12.50%) Architect
4 58 (12.50%) Developer
5 52 (11.21%) Quality Analyst
5 52 (11.21%) Data Quality Analyst
6 48 (10.34%) Consultant
7 40 (8.62%) Data Architect
8 22 (4.74%) Data Modeller
9 21 (4.53%) Project Manager
9 21 (4.53%) Data Consultant
10 18 (3.88%) Data Manager
11 13 (2.80%) Business Data Analyst
12 12 (2.59%) Oracle Consultant
13 11 (2.37%) Informatica Developer
13 11 (2.37%) Senior Consultant
14 10 (2.16%) Functional Analyst
15 9 (1.94%) SAP Consultant
15 9 (1.94%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (4.96%) Oracle Fusion
2 22 (4.74%) Middleware
3 18 (3.88%) WebCenter
3 18 (3.88%) JDBC
3 18 (3.88%) JMS
4 12 (2.59%) Web Services
4 12 (2.59%) XML
5 6 (1.29%) J2EE
6 5 (1.08%) HTML
7 4 (0.86%) .NET
8 3 (0.65%) XML Schema
8 3 (0.65%) XSD
8 3 (0.65%) XSLT
8 3 (0.65%) JPA
9 1 (0.22%) CSS
9 1 (0.22%) MDX
9 1 (0.22%) GWT
9 1 (0.22%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 72 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (7.76%) Data Integration
3 35 (7.54%) NHS
4 24 (5.17%) Reference Data
5 20 (4.31%) FMCG
5 20 (4.31%) Data Structures
6 12 (2.59%) Data Extraction
7 9 (1.94%) Management Information System
7 9 (1.94%) Visualisation
8 7 (1.51%) Hedge funds
9 6 (1.29%) Credit Risk
9 6 (1.29%) Informatics
10 5 (1.08%) Taxonomies
11 4 (0.86%) Statistics
11 4 (0.86%) DTV
11 4 (0.86%) Replication
11 4 (0.86%) Clustering
12 3 (0.65%) Fixed Income
12 3 (0.65%) W3C
12 3 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 14 (3.02%) UNIX
2 8 (1.72%) Linux
3 7 (1.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (29.74%) Data Modelling
2 137 (29.53%) Migration
3 114 (24.57%) Data Governance
4 111 (23.92%) Data Migration
4 111 (23.92%) Data Management
5 109 (23.49%) Data Analysis
6 98 (21.12%) Business Intelligence
7 84 (18.10%) ETL
8 58 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 56 (12.07%) Data Cleansing
10 48 (10.34%) Business Analysis
11 43 (9.27%) Data Architecture
12 42 (9.05%) Project Management
13 38 (8.19%) Data Mapping
14 34 (7.33%) Agile Software Development
15 33 (7.11%) Logical Data Model
16 30 (6.47%) Validation
17 29 (6.25%) Quality Management
18 28 (6.03%) CRM
19 25 (5.39%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 145 (31.25%) SQL
2 21 (4.53%) PL/SQL
2 21 (4.53%) Bash Shell
3 18 (3.88%) T-SQL
3 18 (3.88%) Python
4 13 (2.80%) Jython
4 13 (2.80%) Java
4 13 (2.80%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 7 (1.51%) VBA
6 6 (1.29%) VB
6 6 (1.29%) Perl
6 6 (1.29%) C#
7 4 (0.86%) C
8 3 (0.65%) C++
8 3 (0.65%) XPath
9 2 (0.43%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.22%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.22%) Ruby
10 1 (0.22%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 15 (3.23%) Degree
2 14 (3.02%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.72%) ISEB
4 7 (1.51%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.08%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.43%) ACCA
6 2 (0.43%) CIMA
7 1 (0.22%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.22%) Siebel Certification
7 1 (0.22%) HNC
7 1 (0.22%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.25%) QA
2 8 (1.72%) SLA
3 7 (1.51%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.22%) FATCA
System Software
1 20 (4.31%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (0.86%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.22%) HDFS
3 1 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 18 (3.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 13 (2.80%) Oracle Identity Management
3 12 (2.59%) Oracle EDQ
4 6 (1.29%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.86%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.22%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.22%) Nagios
6 1 (0.22%) OpenView
6 1 (0.22%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.22%) Munin
6 1 (0.22%) Oozie
6 1 (0.22%) Ambari
Vendors
1 85 (18.32%) Oracle
2 51 (10.99%) Informatica
3 50 (10.78%) SAP
4 47 (10.13%) Microsoft
5 33 (7.11%) Business Objects
6 32 (6.90%) Trillium
7 23 (4.96%) Siebel
7 23 (4.96%) IBM
8 18 (3.88%) Remedy
9 17 (3.66%) DataFlux
10 16 (3.45%) Teradata
11 9 (1.94%) Cognos
11 9 (1.94%) Talend
12 8 (1.72%) Tableau
12 8 (1.72%) MicroStrategy
13 7 (1.51%) HP
14 6 (1.29%) Cerner
15 4 (0.86%) Greenplum
15 4 (0.86%) Ab Initio
15 4 (0.86%) GoldenSource
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Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
East Anglia
Ideal Training
Rate: £180 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Energon People
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
South East England
Computer Futures
Rate: £220 - £300 per day + negotiable dependent on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Envalis
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Montash
Rate: £400 - £401 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Rate: Up to £500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Glastonbury, Somerset
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Somerset
People Source
Rate: £500 - £615 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
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Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £290 per day + negotiable dependent on experience
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Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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Newcastle upon Tyne
Churchill Frank
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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