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 1 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Quality
Rank 329 392 395
Rank change year-on-year
+63 +3
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 330 223 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.59% 0.41% 0.34%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.54% 5.21% 4.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 130 104
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £414
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £425 £389
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +9.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Average hourly rate £13.70 £23.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.31% +35.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.70 £35.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-60.85% +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
4377 4284 3736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.82% 7.96% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2766 2656 2265
Average daily rate £420 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 190 136
Average hourly rate £21.07 £20.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.79% +7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.18 £12.50 £9.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.17 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.07 £20.21 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+4.29% +6.34%

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 1 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 1 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +47 300 £428 -5.00% 62
London +7 141 £465 -2.10% 28
South East +38 76 £450 -5.26% 7
City of London +2 38 £463 -9.31% 7
East Sussex +7 24 £475 +5.55% 1
West Midlands +4 22 £400 - 12
Buckinghamshire - 20 £350 - 1
East of England +6 19 £425 +37.09% 2
Yorkshire -8 18 £340 -15.00% 6
Scotland +8 17 £350 -6.66% 3
Milton Keynes - 17 £350 - 1
West Yorkshire -11 15 £350 -12.50% 6
Leeds -8 14 £350 -33.33% 5
South West +2 12 £363 -21.62% 2
Brighton 0 12 £475 +5.55%
Edinburgh +9 11 £350 - 1
Berkshire +6 11 £400 -20.00% 3
Bedfordshire +16 10 £450 +44.00%
Glasgow +4 10 £375 - 2
Surrey +4 9 £563 -19.64% 1
Hampshire +3 9 £450 +5.88%
North West -15 9 £700 +33.33% 3
Birmingham -8 7 £406 +4.83% 6
Warwickshire -1 6 £438 -23.91%
Manchester -5 6 £700 - 2
Wales -6 6 £110 -81.66%
Hertfordshire -11 6 £310 -1.97% 1
Bristol 0 5 £350 -22.22%
Welwyn Garden City -7 5 £310 +0.81%
Middlesex - 5 - -

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 212 (34.98%) Data Management
2 194 (32.01%) SQL
3 187 (30.86%) Finance
4 142 (23.43%) Data Modelling
4 142 (23.43%) Data Analysis
5 138 (22.77%) ETL
5 138 (22.77%) Data Governance
6 134 (22.11%) Informatica
7 131 (21.62%) Oracle
8 127 (20.96%) Data Warehouse
9 120 (19.80%) Migration
10 112 (18.48%) Banking
11 110 (18.15%) Business Intelligence
12 101 (16.67%) Data Migration
13 100 (16.50%) Analytical Skills
14 89 (14.69%) Master Data Management
15 74 (12.21%) Quality Management
16 73 (12.05%) SQL Server
17 72 (11.88%) Microsoft
18 68 (11.22%) Agile Software Development
19 66 (10.89%) PowerCenter
20 60 (9.90%) Stakeholder Management
21 59 (9.74%) Data Integration
22 55 (9.08%) Reference Data
22 55 (9.08%) MS Excel
23 49 (8.09%) NHS
23 49 (8.09%) Business Analysis
23 49 (8.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 46 (7.59%) SAP
24 46 (7.59%) Analytics

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 39 (6.44%) SAS
2 19 (3.14%) Oracle Workflow
3 17 (2.81%) SharePoint
4 10 (1.65%) WebLogic
5 7 (1.16%) PowerExchange
5 7 (1.16%) Oracle Service Bus
5 7 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (0.50%) CMS
6 3 (0.50%) Oracle Application Server
6 3 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.50%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (0.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (0.33%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.33%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.17%) Mule
8 1 (0.17%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.17%) IIS
8 1 (0.17%) Documentum
Applications
1 55 (9.08%) MS Excel
2 30 (4.95%) MS Office
3 29 (4.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (2.97%) MS Visio
5 14 (2.31%) MS Project
5 14 (2.31%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 21 (3.47%) Oracle TCA
2 11 (1.82%) Oracle BPM
3 8 (1.32%) SAP SD
4 6 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.83%) SAP MDM
6 4 (0.66%) SAP ERP
6 4 (0.66%) SAP APO
6 4 (0.66%) Hyperion Planning
6 4 (0.66%) Documaker
7 3 (0.50%) SAP HCM
7 3 (0.50%) Maximo
7 3 (0.50%) Teamcenter
7 3 (0.50%) HFM
7 3 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.33%) Unica
8 2 (0.33%) SAP FI
8 2 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.17%) MFGPRO
9 1 (0.17%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (0.50%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (0.33%) SoftLayer
2 2 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.33%) Office 365
3 1 (0.17%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.99%) HTTPS
1 6 (0.99%) SSL
1 6 (0.99%) Intranet
2 5 (0.83%) Internet
3 4 (0.66%) FTP
4 3 (0.50%) LDAP
5 2 (0.33%) HTTP
6 1 (0.17%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (20.96%) Data Warehouse
2 73 (12.05%) SQL Server
3 66 (10.89%) PowerCenter
4 49 (8.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 45 (7.43%) Oracle Database
6 34 (5.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 33 (5.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 31 (5.12%) Relational Database
9 29 (4.79%) Data Mining
10 24 (3.96%) Oracle BI EE
11 22 (3.63%) Hadoop
12 19 (3.14%) QlikView
13 18 (2.97%) DataStage
13 18 (2.97%) IBM InfoSphere
14 17 (2.81%) RDBMS
15 14 (2.31%) Oracle Database 11g
16 13 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
17 12 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
17 12 (1.98%) OLAP
18 11 (1.82%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 20 (3.30%) ERwin
2 14 (2.31%) JIRA
3 8 (1.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 7 (1.16%) Talend Open Studio
5 5 (0.83%) Git (software)
5 5 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.83%) LSMW
5 5 (0.83%) Subversion
6 3 (0.50%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (0.50%) Toad
6 3 (0.50%) Mercurial
6 3 (0.50%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.33%) Hudson
8 1 (0.17%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.17%) eggPlant
8 1 (0.17%) jMock
8 1 (0.17%) JUnit
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.17%) Maven
General
1 187 (30.86%) Finance
2 112 (18.48%) Banking
3 28 (4.62%) Retail
4 26 (4.29%) Investment Banking
5 22 (3.63%) Telecoms
6 18 (2.97%) Marketing
7 15 (2.48%) Legal
8 12 (1.98%) Financial Institution
9 8 (1.32%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.83%) Front Office
10 5 (0.83%) Billing
11 4 (0.66%) Advertising
12 3 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.50%) Electronics
12 3 (0.50%) Dutch Language
12 3 (0.50%) French Language
12 3 (0.50%) German Language
13 2 (0.33%) Back Office
14 1 (0.17%) Law
14 1 (0.17%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 248 (40.92%) Analyst
2 177 (29.21%) Data Analyst
3 102 (16.83%) Developer
4 78 (12.87%) Architect
5 73 (12.05%) Consultant
6 70 (11.55%) Quality Analyst
6 70 (11.55%) Data Quality Analyst
7 66 (10.89%) Business Analyst
8 41 (6.77%) Data Architect
8 41 (6.77%) Informatica Developer
9 40 (6.60%) Data Consultant
10 30 (4.95%) Data Manager
11 28 (4.62%) Project Manager
12 21 (3.47%) Senior Analyst
13 19 (3.14%) Information Analyst
13 19 (3.14%) Oracle Consultant
14 18 (2.97%) Senior Data Analyst
14 18 (2.97%) Informatica Consultant
14 18 (2.97%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 16 (2.64%) Data Modeller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.31%) Middleware
1 14 (2.31%) Oracle Fusion
2 12 (1.98%) .NET
3 11 (1.82%) Web Services
3 11 (1.82%) MDX
4 9 (1.49%) XML
4 9 (1.49%) XSLT
5 8 (1.32%) JMS
6 7 (1.16%) JDBC
6 7 (1.16%) J2EE
6 7 (1.16%) WebCenter
7 6 (0.99%) XSD
8 5 (0.83%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.50%) CSS
9 3 (0.50%) SOAP
9 3 (0.50%) Web Dynpro
9 3 (0.50%) HTML
9 3 (0.50%) XML Schema
9 3 (0.50%) REST
9 3 (0.50%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 100 (16.50%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (9.74%) Data Integration
3 55 (9.08%) Reference Data
4 49 (8.09%) NHS
5 30 (4.95%) Management Information System
6 20 (3.30%) Data Extraction
7 19 (3.14%) Visualisation
8 17 (2.81%) Data Structures
9 15 (2.48%) FMCG
10 14 (2.31%) Credit Risk
11 11 (1.82%) Informatics
12 10 (1.65%) Statistics
13 9 (1.49%) Oracle Exalytics
14 8 (1.32%) Computer Science
14 8 (1.32%) Clustering
15 5 (0.83%) Equities
15 5 (0.83%) Derivative
15 5 (0.83%) Market Risk
15 5 (0.83%) Fixed Income
15 5 (0.83%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 34 (5.61%) UNIX
2 19 (3.14%) Linux
3 10 (1.65%) Windows
4 8 (1.32%) AIX
5 2 (0.33%) Solaris
5 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.17%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (34.98%) Data Management
2 142 (23.43%) Data Analysis
2 142 (23.43%) Data Modelling
3 138 (22.77%) ETL
3 138 (22.77%) Data Governance
4 120 (19.80%) Migration
5 110 (18.15%) Business Intelligence
6 101 (16.67%) Data Migration
7 89 (14.69%) Master Data Management
8 74 (12.21%) Quality Management
9 68 (11.22%) Agile Software Development
10 60 (9.90%) Stakeholder Management
11 49 (8.09%) Business Analysis
12 46 (7.59%) Analytics
13 40 (6.60%) Data Cleansing
13 40 (6.60%) Data Mapping
14 38 (6.27%) Validation
14 38 (6.27%) Project Management
15 37 (6.11%) CRM
16 36 (5.94%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 194 (32.01%) SQL
2 32 (5.28%) T-SQL
3 18 (2.97%) C#
3 18 (2.97%) PL/SQL
4 17 (2.81%) Java
5 16 (2.64%) Shell Script
6 12 (1.98%) C
7 9 (1.49%) R
8 8 (1.32%) Bash Shell
8 8 (1.32%) VBA
9 5 (0.83%) Perl
10 4 (0.66%) JavaScript
10 4 (0.66%) C++
10 4 (0.66%) VB
10 4 (0.66%) Python
10 4 (0.66%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 3 (0.50%) SAPscript
11 3 (0.50%) XPath
11 3 (0.50%) ABAP
12 2 (0.33%) Jython
Qualifications
1 28 (4.62%) Degree
2 9 (1.49%) Security Cleared
3 5 (0.83%) ISEB
4 3 (0.50%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.33%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.17%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.62%) QA
2 15 (2.48%) Solvency II
3 6 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (0.83%) Basel II
5 3 (0.50%) SLA
6 2 (0.33%) COREP
6 2 (0.33%) FINREP
7 1 (0.17%) GAMP
7 1 (0.17%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.17%) GxP
7 1 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.17%) HL7
7 1 (0.17%) Basel III
System Software
1 12 (1.98%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (0.99%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.50%) Oracle Clusterware
4 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.17%) vSphere
4 1 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.17%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (1.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 7 (1.16%) Oracle EDQ
2 3 (0.50%) Oracle Flashback
2 3 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.50%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (0.50%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.33%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.17%) Ambari
4 1 (0.17%) Oozie
4 1 (0.17%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.17%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.17%) Munin
4 1 (0.17%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.17%) OpenView
4 1 (0.17%) Control-M
4 1 (0.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 134 (22.11%) Informatica
2 131 (21.62%) Oracle
3 72 (11.88%) Microsoft
4 46 (7.59%) SAP
5 40 (6.60%) Trillium
6 38 (6.27%) Business Objects
7 33 (5.45%) IBM
8 30 (4.95%) Teradata
9 17 (2.81%) Ab Initio
10 13 (2.15%) Netezza
10 13 (2.15%) DataFlux
11 11 (1.82%) WorldPay
12 9 (1.49%) HP
13 8 (1.32%) Tableau
14 7 (1.16%) Talend
14 7 (1.16%) CA
15 6 (0.99%) Hyperion
15 6 (0.99%) Cognos
15 6 (0.99%) Siebel
15 6 (0.99%) Remedy
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Rate: Based on experience
Posted: 14 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Agile Recruitment
Rate: Based on experience
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Experis Ltd
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bournemouth
HFG
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Chelmsford, Essex
Nakama
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
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Rate: £21.64 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
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Hudson IT
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
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Orgtel
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
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Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £320.00 - £340.00 per annum
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