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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Quality
Rank 380 411 445
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +34
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 223 161 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.32% 0.24%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.21% 4.19% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 103 78
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£425 £435 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.29% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £313 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £15.06 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+132.40% -12.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £13.11 £12.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £17.01 £25.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -2.77%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4281 3847 4392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.83% 7.54% 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2586 2301 2328
Average daily rate £400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £274 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 149 249
Average hourly rate £20.35 £19.00 £18.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.11% +1.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £38.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.89%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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
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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 +32 204 £440 -2.22% 48
London +43 117 £450 -10.00% 16
City of London +37 39 £463 -7.50% 6
South East -12 23 £406 -3.84% 10
Yorkshire +13 17 £433 +38.40% 5
West Midlands -3 15 £400 - 4
Scotland -18 13 £375 -6.25% 1
East of England -16 11 £308 -16.32% 1
West Yorkshire +6 10 £483 +58.84% 3
South West -24 10 £463 +10.11% 3
Surrey +3 9 £530 +39.01%
South Yorkshire - 8 £425 - 2
Glasgow +4 7 £381 +1.66%
Leeds +6 6 £525 +68.00% 1
Birmingham +1 6 £369 -7.81% 3
Edinburgh -16 6 £325 -18.75% 1
North West -3 5 - - 7
Hertfordshire - 4 £316 - 1
Epsom - 4 - -
Brighton +1 3 £419 +17.95% 3
East Sussex -7 3 £419 +17.95% 3
Hampshire -22 3 £388 -22.50% 1
Wiltshire - 3 £475 - 2
Swindon - 3 £475 - 2
Bradford +4 2 - - 1
Berkshire +3 2 £475 +24.18% 1
Manchester -9 2 - - 3
Warrington - 2 - - 1
Bristol - 2 £450 - 1
Cheshire - 2 - - 2

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 149 (32.75%) SQL
2 139 (30.55%) Finance
3 135 (29.67%) Data Management
4 131 (28.79%) Oracle
5 113 (24.84%) Migration
6 109 (23.96%) ETL
7 106 (23.30%) Data Migration
8 103 (22.64%) Data Modelling
9 102 (22.42%) Data Analysis
10 101 (22.20%) Informatica
11 94 (20.66%) Data Warehouse
12 88 (19.34%) Business Intelligence
13 81 (17.80%) SQL Server
14 70 (15.38%) Banking
15 69 (15.16%) Data Governance
16 67 (14.73%) Data Cleansing
17 64 (14.07%) SAP
18 63 (13.85%) MS Excel
19 60 (13.19%) Master Data Management
20 50 (10.99%) Data Mapping
21 47 (10.33%) Microsoft
21 47 (10.33%) NHS
22 40 (8.79%) PowerCenter
23 38 (8.35%) Validation
24 36 (7.91%) Trillium
24 36 (7.91%) Analytics
25 35 (7.69%) XML
26 34 (7.47%) Project Management
26 34 (7.47%) Reference Data
26 34 (7.47%) Data Architecture

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 27 (5.93%) SAS
2 11 (2.42%) WebLogic
3 10 (2.20%) Oracle Service Bus
4 9 (1.98%) WebLogic Portal
5 7 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 6 (1.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 5 (1.10%) IIS
7 5 (1.10%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (0.88%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.66%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.66%) CMS
10 2 (0.44%) MS Project Server
10 2 (0.44%) Oracle Application Server
10 2 (0.44%) PowerExchange
11 1 (0.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.22%) TWiki
Applications
1 63 (13.85%) MS Excel
2 31 (6.81%) MS Office
3 19 (4.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (2.42%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.76%) MS Project
6 5 (1.10%) Stata
7 2 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.22%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.22%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 17 (3.74%) SAP CO
2 14 (3.08%) SAP FI/CO
2 14 (3.08%) SAP FI
3 11 (2.42%) Oracle BPM
4 9 (1.98%) Documaker
5 5 (1.10%) Oracle FAH
5 5 (1.10%) Google Analytics
5 5 (1.10%) SAP PP
5 5 (1.10%) Oracle ERP
6 4 (0.88%) SAP SD
6 4 (0.88%) SAP MDM
6 4 (0.88%) HFM
6 4 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 4 (0.88%) SAP FSCM
7 3 (0.66%) Cognos TM1
7 3 (0.66%) SAP PM
8 2 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.44%) SAP EHS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.42%) HTTPS
2 9 (1.98%) SSL
2 9 (1.98%) HTTP
3 5 (1.10%) LDAP
4 4 (0.88%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.66%) DNS
5 3 (0.66%) FTP
5 3 (0.66%) SAN
5 3 (0.66%) Internet
5 3 (0.66%) Firewall
6 2 (0.44%) NAS
6 2 (0.44%) IPv4
6 2 (0.44%) IPv6
7 1 (0.22%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (20.66%) Data Warehouse
2 81 (17.80%) SQL Server
3 40 (8.79%) PowerCenter
4 34 (7.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 25 (5.49%) Oracle Database
6 19 (4.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (3.74%) Oracle Database 11g
7 17 (3.74%) IBM InfoSphere
8 16 (3.52%) Oracle ODI
8 16 (3.52%) Relational Database
9 13 (2.86%) Oracle BI EE
10 12 (2.64%) BusinessObjects XI
11 11 (2.42%) QlikView
12 10 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
12 10 (2.20%) BusinessObjects
13 9 (1.98%) DataStage
13 9 (1.98%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 9 (1.98%) SAP Data Services
13 9 (1.98%) Big Data
14 7 (1.54%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 23 (5.05%) Talend Open Studio
2 20 (4.40%) JIRA
3 8 (1.76%) Toad
4 5 (1.10%) LSMW
5 4 (0.88%) ERwin
6 2 (0.44%) Subversion
6 2 (0.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.44%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.22%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.22%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 139 (30.55%) Finance
2 70 (15.38%) Banking
3 21 (4.62%) Investment Banking
4 18 (3.96%) Pharmaceutical
5 15 (3.30%) Marketing
6 13 (2.86%) Retail
7 11 (2.42%) Billing
8 10 (2.20%) Financial Institution
9 8 (1.76%) Retail Banking
10 6 (1.32%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.88%) German Language
11 4 (0.88%) Local Government
11 4 (0.88%) Back Office
12 3 (0.66%) Private Banking
12 3 (0.66%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.66%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.44%) French Language
13 2 (0.44%) Wholesale Banking
13 2 (0.44%) Front Office
13 2 (0.44%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 182 (40.00%) Analyst
2 129 (28.35%) Data Analyst
3 66 (14.51%) Developer
4 51 (11.21%) Consultant
5 50 (10.99%) Architect
6 29 (6.37%) Business Analyst
6 29 (6.37%) Quality Analyst
6 29 (6.37%) Data Quality Analyst
7 26 (5.71%) Informatica Developer
8 25 (5.49%) Data Architect
8 25 (5.49%) Data Manager
9 21 (4.62%) Functional Analyst
9 21 (4.62%) Data Consultant
10 20 (4.40%) SAP Data Analyst
10 20 (4.40%) SAP Analyst
11 18 (3.96%) NHS Data Analyst
12 13 (2.86%) Project Manager
13 12 (2.64%) Data Migration Analyst
13 12 (2.64%) SAP Functional Analyst
14 11 (2.42%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (7.69%) XML
2 20 (4.40%) Web Services
3 15 (3.30%) Middleware
4 14 (3.08%) .NET
5 12 (2.64%) Oracle Fusion
6 11 (2.42%) HTML
7 9 (1.98%) WebCenter
7 9 (1.98%) jQuery
8 8 (1.76%) JDBC
8 8 (1.76%) JMS
9 3 (0.66%) WebSphere MQ
9 3 (0.66%) J2EE
10 2 (0.44%) ASP.NET
10 2 (0.44%) CSS
10 2 (0.44%) XML Schema
10 2 (0.44%) XSD
10 2 (0.44%) XSLT
10 2 (0.44%) SOAP
10 2 (0.44%) JPA
10 2 (0.44%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 47 (10.33%) NHS
2 34 (7.47%) Reference Data
3 33 (7.25%) Data Integration
4 17 (3.74%) FMCG
5 16 (3.52%) Management Information System
6 12 (2.64%) Data Extraction
7 10 (2.20%) AS400
8 7 (1.54%) iSeries
8 7 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (1.54%) Credit Risk
9 6 (1.32%) Open Source
10 5 (1.10%) Data Conversion
10 5 (1.10%) Fixed Income
10 5 (1.10%) Derivative
11 4 (0.88%) Market Risk
11 4 (0.88%) Visualisation
12 3 (0.66%) Wiki
12 3 (0.66%) Computer Science
12 3 (0.66%) Replication
13 2 (0.44%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 12 (2.64%) Windows
2 11 (2.42%) UNIX
3 4 (0.88%) Linux
4 3 (0.66%) Solaris
5 1 (0.22%) AIX
5 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.22%) SUSE
5 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (29.67%) Data Management
2 113 (24.84%) Migration
3 109 (23.96%) ETL
4 106 (23.30%) Data Migration
5 103 (22.64%) Data Modelling
6 102 (22.42%) Data Analysis
7 88 (19.34%) Business Intelligence
8 69 (15.16%) Data Governance
9 67 (14.73%) Data Cleansing
10 60 (13.19%) Master Data Management
11 50 (10.99%) Data Mapping
12 38 (8.35%) Validation
13 36 (7.91%) Analytics
14 34 (7.47%) Data Architecture
14 34 (7.47%) Project Management
15 27 (5.93%) SOA
16 26 (5.71%) Quality Management
17 24 (5.27%) Workflow
18 22 (4.84%) Stakeholder Management
19 20 (4.40%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 149 (32.75%) SQL
2 22 (4.84%) PL/SQL
3 15 (3.30%) VBA
4 14 (3.08%) VB
5 12 (2.64%) Bash Shell
6 11 (2.42%) T-SQL
7 10 (2.20%) Python
8 9 (1.98%) Java
8 9 (1.98%) JavaScript
8 9 (1.98%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 9 (1.98%) Jython
9 6 (1.32%) R
10 5 (1.10%) C
10 5 (1.10%) Shell Script
11 4 (0.88%) C#
12 3 (0.66%) C++
13 2 (0.44%) Delphi
13 2 (0.44%) XPath
14 1 (0.22%) SAS Macro
14 1 (0.22%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 22 (4.84%) Security Cleared
2 17 (3.74%) SC Cleared
3 16 (3.52%) Degree
4 5 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (0.66%) ACCA
5 3 (0.66%) CIMA
5 3 (0.66%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.22%) APMP
6 1 (0.22%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.22%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.96%) QA
2 5 (1.10%) SLA
3 3 (0.66%) Basel II
3 3 (0.66%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.44%) Basel III
5 1 (0.22%) COREP
5 1 (0.22%) MiFID
5 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (2.42%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (1.10%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.66%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 2 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.44%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.22%) vSphere
5 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 21 (4.62%) Oracle EDQ
2 11 (2.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 11 (2.42%) Control-M
3 9 (1.98%) Oracle Identity Management
4 3 (0.66%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.44%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.22%) OpenAM
6 1 (0.22%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 131 (28.79%) Oracle
2 101 (22.20%) Informatica
3 64 (14.07%) SAP
4 47 (10.33%) Microsoft
5 36 (7.91%) Trillium
6 32 (7.03%) Business Objects
7 30 (6.59%) Ab Initio
8 23 (5.05%) Talend
9 20 (4.40%) Siebel
10 19 (4.18%) IBM
11 13 (2.86%) Cognos
11 13 (2.86%) Tableau
12 12 (2.64%) GoldenSource
13 10 (2.20%) Teradata
14 9 (1.98%) DataFlux
15 8 (1.76%) Remedy
15 8 (1.76%) Sybase
16 7 (1.54%) Confirmit
17 6 (1.32%) Vertica
17 6 (1.32%) Datanomic
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Robert Walters
Rate: £380 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Thebes IT
Rate: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Robert Walters
Rate: £380 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300 - £315 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, Yorkshire
Steria Recruitment Limited
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £425 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
South East England
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Brighton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
South Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Sheffield
Huxley Associates
Rate: £375 - £475 per day
Posted: 24 days ago