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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Quality
Rank 256 211 208
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -3
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 514 674 601
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.96% 1.16% 1.05%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.99% 11.99% 11.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 451 330
Median daily rate £442 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.88% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £265 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.94% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 17 11
Median hourly rate £10.00 £15.77 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.58% -12.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £9.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.85 £36.40 £150.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £13.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% -18.18%

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
5144 5620 5357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.63% 9.67% 9.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3314 3436 3341
Median daily rate £425 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 237 238
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.06 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.23% +25.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.56 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £47.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £29.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +47.50%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 28 September 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 -38 485 £445 -1.11% 85
London -46 211 £450 - 55
South East -19 106 £425 -10.52% 6
West Midlands -12 44 £381 -15.27% 2
Berkshire +24 41 £444 -1.33% 1
City of London -1 40 £450 - 11
North West +5 31 £413 -2.94% 7
East of England +3 23 £350 -6.66% 3
East Midlands 0 22 £575 +35.29% 1
Yorkshire -17 22 £450 -8.16% 4
South West +4 16 £450 +12.50% 6
West Yorkshire +4 16 £463 -15.90% 3
Northamptonshire +6 15 £600 +14.28%
Buckinghamshire +6 14 £431 -9.21% 1
Reading +32 12 £375 -34.78%
Bracknell +5 11 £675 +68.75%
Leeds -4 11 £500 -9.09% 1
Warwickshire -6 11 £400 -11.11%
Milton Keynes -8 11 £438 -7.89% 1
Hertfordshire +10 10 £274 -11.69% 2
Northampton +8 10 £588 -
Coventry -7 10 £345 -50.71%
West Sussex +7 9 £400 +23.07%
Surrey +1 9 £375 -28.61% 1
Manchester -15 9 £400 +6.66% 2
Scotland -28 7 £388 -3.12% 3
Merseyside - 7 £500 - 1
Oxfordshire - 7 £425 - 1
M4 Corridor - 7 - -
Wiltshire +10 6 £425 -19.04% 1

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 389 (36.56%) SQL
2 374 (35.15%) Data Modelling
3 328 (30.83%) Data Management
4 290 (27.26%) Finance
5 247 (23.21%) Data Analysis
6 244 (22.93%) ETL
7 230 (21.62%) Migration
8 227 (21.33%) Data Warehouse
9 220 (20.68%) Business Intelligence
10 211 (19.83%) Data Governance
11 185 (17.39%) Oracle
12 180 (16.92%) Data Migration
13 161 (15.13%) Analytical Skills
14 154 (14.47%) Microsoft
15 148 (13.91%) Agile Software Development
16 146 (13.72%) Data Architecture
17 144 (13.53%) SQL Server
18 125 (11.75%) Master Data Management
19 122 (11.47%) Analytics
20 118 (11.09%) Data Cleansing
20 118 (11.09%) SAP
21 115 (10.81%) Degree
22 112 (10.53%) Banking
23 110 (10.34%) MS Excel
24 100 (9.40%) Quality Management
25 98 (9.21%) Project Management
25 98 (9.21%) Data Integration
26 97 (9.12%) Relational Database
27 95 (8.93%) Management Information System
28 87 (8.18%) Validation

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 61 (5.73%) SAS
2 29 (2.73%) SharePoint
3 20 (1.88%) Apache Spark
4 9 (0.85%) Confluence
5 8 (0.75%) PowerExchange
6 7 (0.66%) NetWeaver
7 6 (0.56%) Apache
7 6 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.38%) Drupal
9 4 (0.38%) nginx
10 3 (0.28%) Apache Pig
10 3 (0.28%) Documentum
10 3 (0.28%) IIS
10 3 (0.28%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.28%) WordPress
11 2 (0.19%) CMS
11 2 (0.19%) Joomla!
11 2 (0.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 110 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 51 (4.79%) MS Office
3 50 (4.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (1.50%) SPSS
5 14 (1.32%) MS Visio
6 12 (1.13%) MS Project
6 12 (1.13%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (0.56%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.094%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.094%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 24 (2.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (1.79%) Oracle EBS R12
3 18 (1.69%) Oracle EBS
4 12 (1.13%) SAP MDM
5 10 (0.94%) Oracle Financials
6 8 (0.75%) SAP FI
7 7 (0.66%) Oracle Assets
7 7 (0.66%) Oracle CRM
7 7 (0.66%) Oracle Receivables
8 6 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
8 6 (0.56%) Oracle Cash Management
8 6 (0.56%) Oracle General Ledger
8 6 (0.56%) Oracle Payables
8 6 (0.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 6 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 5 (0.47%) Markit EDM
10 4 (0.38%) Eloqua
10 4 (0.38%) Lorenzo
10 4 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
10 4 (0.38%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.69%) Office 365
2 14 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.75%) SuccessFactors
4 7 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.66%) Boomi
4 7 (0.66%) Google Analytics
5 6 (0.56%) Oracle CX
5 6 (0.56%) SaaS
6 4 (0.38%) PaaS
7 3 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.28%) Force.com
7 3 (0.28%) iPaaS
8 2 (0.19%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.19%) IaaS
9 1 (0.094%) AdWords
9 1 (0.094%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.094%) Google Drive
9 1 (0.094%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.75%) Intranet
2 7 (0.66%) NAS
3 5 (0.47%) Internet
4 3 (0.28%) Wireless
5 1 (0.094%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 227 (21.33%) Data Warehouse
2 144 (13.53%) SQL Server
3 97 (9.12%) Relational Database
4 68 (6.39%) Big Data
5 58 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 55 (5.17%) Oracle Database
7 50 (4.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 46 (4.32%) BusinessObjects
9 43 (4.04%) IBM InfoSphere
10 40 (3.76%) NoSQL
11 37 (3.48%) Data Mining
12 34 (3.20%) QlikView
13 33 (3.10%) Hadoop
14 32 (3.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 31 (2.91%) DB2
16 29 (2.73%) PowerCenter
16 29 (2.73%) SQL Server 2008
17 28 (2.63%) RDBMS
18 23 (2.16%) SAP Data Services
19 22 (2.07%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 51 (4.79%) ERwin
2 29 (2.73%) JIRA
3 24 (2.26%) Talend Open Studio
4 20 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (1.69%) LSMW
6 16 (1.50%) Git (software)
7 10 (0.94%) Jenkins
8 9 (0.85%) Visual Studio
9 7 (0.66%) Gradle
9 7 (0.66%) IntelliJ
9 7 (0.66%) JUnit
9 7 (0.66%) TestNG
10 5 (0.47%) Cucumber
11 4 (0.38%) gulp
11 4 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 4 (0.38%) webpack
12 3 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (0.28%) Selenium
12 3 (0.28%) SpecFlow
13 2 (0.19%) Maven
General
1 290 (27.26%) Finance
2 112 (10.53%) Banking
3 66 (6.20%) Marketing
4 50 (4.70%) Retail
5 35 (3.29%) Investment Banking
6 26 (2.44%) Telecoms
7 22 (2.07%) Legal
7 22 (2.07%) Manufacturing
8 20 (1.88%) Pharmaceutical
9 11 (1.03%) Law
10 10 (0.94%) Retail Banking
11 9 (0.85%) Front Office
12 7 (0.66%) Advertising
13 6 (0.56%) Back Office
13 6 (0.56%) Electronics
13 6 (0.56%) French Language
13 6 (0.56%) Publishing
14 5 (0.47%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.47%) German Language
14 5 (0.47%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 392 (36.84%) Analyst
2 234 (21.99%) Data Analyst
3 190 (17.86%) Architect
4 140 (13.16%) Developer
5 137 (12.88%) Data Architect
6 92 (8.65%) Business Analyst
7 77 (7.24%) Consultant
8 54 (5.08%) Data Manager
9 51 (4.79%) Data Quality Analyst
10 39 (3.67%) SQL Analyst
11 37 (3.48%) Solutions Architect
12 36 (3.38%) Data Business Analyst
13 34 (3.20%) Data Consultant
14 30 (2.82%) SQL Developer
15 28 (2.63%) Business Intelligence Analyst
16 27 (2.54%) Senior Analyst
17 26 (2.44%) SQL Data Analyst
18 25 (2.35%) Quality Analyst
19 23 (2.16%) ETL Developer
20 21 (1.97%) Data Modeller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (4.14%) XML
2 25 (2.35%) Web Services
3 22 (2.07%) .NET
4 18 (1.69%) SOAP
5 17 (1.60%) REST
6 13 (1.22%) ASP.NET
6 13 (1.22%) HTML
7 12 (1.13%) CSS
7 12 (1.13%) JSON
8 10 (0.94%) .NET Framework
8 10 (0.94%) MDX
8 10 (0.94%) Node.js
9 9 (0.85%) AngularJS
10 8 (0.75%) BAPI
10 8 (0.75%) Spring
10 8 (0.75%) XSD
10 8 (0.75%) XSLT
11 7 (0.66%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (0.66%) jQuery
12 6 (0.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 161 (15.13%) Analytical Skills
2 98 (9.21%) Data Integration
3 95 (8.93%) Management Information System
4 69 (6.48%) Data Structures
5 58 (5.45%) Data Extraction
6 51 (4.79%) Reference Data
7 41 (3.85%) Statistics
8 38 (3.57%) Data Conversion
8 38 (3.57%) NHS
8 38 (3.57%) Visualisation
9 23 (2.16%) Computer Science
10 21 (1.97%) Credit Risk
11 12 (1.13%) Equities
11 12 (1.13%) Mathematics
12 11 (1.03%) Data Centre
13 10 (0.94%) Virtual Team
14 7 (0.66%) Digital Media
14 7 (0.66%) FMCG
14 7 (0.66%) Taxonomies
14 7 (0.66%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 41 (3.85%) Unix
2 28 (2.63%) Linux
3 15 (1.41%) Windows
4 2 (0.19%) Android
4 2 (0.19%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.094%) AIX
5 1 (0.094%) Solaris
5 1 (0.094%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.094%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.094%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.094%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 374 (35.15%) Data Modelling
2 328 (30.83%) Data Management
3 247 (23.21%) Data Analysis
4 244 (22.93%) ETL
5 230 (21.62%) Migration
6 220 (20.68%) Business Intelligence
7 211 (19.83%) Data Governance
8 180 (16.92%) Data Migration
9 148 (13.91%) Agile Software Development
10 146 (13.72%) Data Architecture
11 125 (11.75%) Master Data Management
12 122 (11.47%) Analytics
13 118 (11.09%) Data Cleansing
14 100 (9.40%) Quality Management
15 98 (9.21%) Project Management
16 87 (8.18%) Validation
17 85 (7.99%) Data Transformation
18 72 (6.77%) CRM
19 71 (6.67%) Information Management
20 69 (6.48%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 389 (36.56%) SQL
2 53 (4.98%) T-SQL
3 47 (4.42%) Java
4 37 (3.48%) PL/SQL
5 32 (3.01%) Python
6 29 (2.73%) JavaScript
7 28 (2.63%) R
8 19 (1.79%) C
8 19 (1.79%) C++
9 18 (1.69%) C#
10 13 (1.22%) ABAP
10 13 (1.22%) Scala
11 12 (1.13%) VBA
12 8 (0.75%) PHP
12 8 (0.75%) VB
13 7 (0.66%) Shell Script
14 6 (0.56%) ES6
14 6 (0.56%) Groovy
15 5 (0.47%) Haskell
16 4 (0.38%) XAML
Qualifications
1 115 (10.81%) Degree
2 60 (5.64%) Security Cleared
3 48 (4.51%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (0.56%) ISEB
6 4 (0.38%) CLAS
6 4 (0.38%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.19%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.19%) PhD
8 2 (0.19%) PMP
8 2 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.19%) SAP Certification
9 1 (0.094%) AAT
9 1 (0.094%) CCAB
9 1 (0.094%) CISSP
9 1 (0.094%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.094%) MBA
9 1 (0.094%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (5.92%) QA
2 17 (1.60%) Solvency II
3 12 (1.13%) ISO20022
4 11 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (0.94%) SLA
6 7 (0.66%) GxP
7 5 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
8 4 (0.38%) SAS 70
9 3 (0.28%) Basel III
10 2 (0.19%) COREP
10 2 (0.19%) GCP
10 2 (0.19%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.19%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.094%) Basel II
11 1 (0.094%) BS7666
11 1 (0.094%) CRD IV
11 1 (0.094%) GLP
11 1 (0.094%) GMP
11 1 (0.094%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.094%) MiFID
System Software
1 11 (1.03%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.38%) Corosync
2 4 (0.38%) Docker
2 4 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (0.38%) Squid
3 2 (0.19%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.19%) HDFS
4 1 (0.094%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 16 (1.50%) Microsoft Intune
2 10 (0.94%) Oracle EDQ
3 4 (0.38%) Pacemaker
3 4 (0.38%) Puppet
4 3 (0.28%) Ansible
5 2 (0.19%) Control-M
5 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.094%) Ambari
6 1 (0.094%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.094%) Oozie
6 1 (0.094%) SCCM
Vendors
1 185 (17.39%) Oracle
2 154 (14.47%) Microsoft
3 118 (11.09%) SAP
4 85 (7.99%) Informatica
5 42 (3.95%) Tableau
5 42 (3.95%) Teradata
6 37 (3.48%) IBM
7 31 (2.91%) Salesforce.com
8 24 (2.26%) Cognos
8 24 (2.26%) Talend
9 23 (2.16%) Netezza
10 18 (1.69%) Sybase
11 16 (1.50%) Trillium
12 12 (1.13%) CA
12 12 (1.13%) Google
13 10 (0.94%) Alteryx
13 10 (0.94%) GoldenSource
14 9 (0.85%) DataFlux
14 9 (0.85%) hybris
15 8 (0.75%) MicroStrategy
South Yorkshire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
Berry Technical
Posted: Yesterday
North West England
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £500 per day + depending on exp. AND equivalent salary
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £362.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £380 per day + Remote Work
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £12.00 - £14.00 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £525 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South Wales
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250 - £279 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cumbria
Square One Resources
Rate: From £600 to £725 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £90 - £100 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Holborn, London, UK
Reed Business Information
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Ebury
Rate: £176.00 - £220.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Holborn, London, UK
Reed Business Information
Posted: 23 days ago