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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Quality
Rank 381 401 443
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +42
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 238 178 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.33% 0.25%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.41% 4.55% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 109 84
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£425 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £350 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -2.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -2.77%

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
4399 3915 4601
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.91% 7.34% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2665 2297 2494
Average daily rate £400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £361
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 164 255
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.50 £40.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -18.60%

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 27 August 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
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 27 August 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 +34 213 £425 -6.90% 35
London +28 114 £450 -10.00% 17
City of London +49 40 £425 -22.72% 6
South East -20 26 £415 -3.48% 9
Yorkshire +17 22 £425 -15.00% 1
Scotland -11 18 £394 -1.56% 2
West Yorkshire +10 15 £293 -51.25% 1
West Midlands +7 15 £400 - 1
Edinburgh 0 12 £375 -6.25%
South West -29 12 £475 +13.09%
East of England -13 10 £210 -56.90% 4
Surrey +3 9 £400 -13.51% 1
North West +1 8 £450 +30.43% 4
South Yorkshire +11 7 £425 -
Leeds +8 7 £160 -73.33% 1
Brighton -8 6 £415 +38.33% 2
East Sussex -11 6 £415 +38.33% 2
Swindon -3 5 £488 -14.47%
Wiltshire -7 5 £488 -6.69%
Glasgow -8 5 £394 +5.00% 2
Warwickshire - 5 £575 -
Birmingham 0 4 £363 -9.37% 1
Bradford - 4 £425 -
Epsom - 4 - -
Hertfordshire - 4 £210 - 2
Buckinghamshire 0 3 £350 -28.20% 4
Cheshire - 3 - - 2
Warrington - 3 - - 1
Bristol - 3 £400 -
Berkshire +6 2 £475 +13.77% 1

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (32.96%) Finance
2 146 (32.30%) SQL
3 138 (30.53%) Data Management
4 131 (28.98%) Oracle
5 110 (24.34%) Migration
6 109 (24.12%) ETL
7 102 (22.57%) Data Modelling
8 100 (22.12%) Data Migration
9 97 (21.46%) Business Intelligence
10 96 (21.24%) Data Warehouse
11 94 (20.80%) Informatica
12 93 (20.58%) Data Analysis
13 74 (16.37%) Data Governance
14 72 (15.93%) Banking
15 70 (15.49%) SQL Server
16 64 (14.16%) MS Excel
17 63 (13.94%) Master Data Management
18 56 (12.39%) Data Cleansing
19 53 (11.73%) Microsoft
20 50 (11.06%) SAP
21 42 (9.29%) Trillium
21 42 (9.29%) Data Mapping
22 39 (8.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 38 (8.41%) Data Architecture
23 38 (8.41%) NHS
24 37 (8.19%) PowerCenter
24 37 (8.19%) Project Management
24 37 (8.19%) Analytics
25 36 (7.96%) Business Objects
26 35 (7.74%) Validation

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 25 (5.53%) SAS
2 20 (4.42%) WebLogic
3 19 (4.20%) Oracle Service Bus
4 18 (3.98%) WebLogic Portal
5 16 (3.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 15 (3.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 7 (1.55%) SharePoint
8 5 (1.11%) IIS
9 3 (0.66%) CMS
9 3 (0.66%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.44%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.22%) TWiki
11 1 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.22%) PowerExchange
11 1 (0.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 64 (14.16%) MS Excel
2 31 (6.86%) MS Office
3 15 (3.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (2.43%) MS Visio
5 10 (2.21%) MS Project
6 5 (1.11%) Stata
7 3 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.66%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 20 (4.42%) Oracle BPM
2 18 (3.98%) Documaker
3 13 (2.88%) SAP CO
4 11 (2.43%) Oracle FAH
5 10 (2.21%) SAP FI/CO
5 10 (2.21%) SAP FI
6 9 (1.99%) Oracle EBS
7 7 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
8 5 (1.11%) HFM
8 5 (1.11%) Oracle ERP
8 5 (1.11%) Google Analytics
9 4 (0.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 4 (0.88%) SAP MDM
10 3 (0.66%) Cognos TM1
10 3 (0.66%) SAP PP
10 3 (0.66%) SAP FSCM
11 2 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
11 2 (0.44%) Cerner Millennium
11 2 (0.44%) Markit EDM
11 2 (0.44%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.42%) HTTPS
2 18 (3.98%) SSL
2 18 (3.98%) HTTP
3 5 (1.11%) LDAP
4 4 (0.88%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.66%) DNS
5 3 (0.66%) FTP
5 3 (0.66%) Internet
6 2 (0.44%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.22%) Firewall
7 1 (0.22%) SAN
7 1 (0.22%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (21.24%) Data Warehouse
2 70 (15.49%) SQL Server
3 39 (8.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 37 (8.19%) PowerCenter
5 34 (7.52%) Oracle Database
6 33 (7.30%) Oracle ODI
7 26 (5.75%) Oracle Database 11g
8 25 (5.53%) Oracle BI EE
9 20 (4.42%) IBM InfoSphere
10 18 (3.98%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 15 (3.32%) Relational Database
12 14 (3.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 14 (3.10%) DataStage
13 12 (2.65%) BusinessObjects
13 12 (2.65%) BusinessObjects XI
13 12 (2.65%) SAP Data Services
14 11 (2.43%) Big Data
14 11 (2.43%) QlikView
15 10 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
16 8 (1.77%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 25 (5.53%) Talend Open Studio
2 23 (5.09%) JIRA
3 11 (2.43%) Toad
4 4 (0.88%) LSMW
5 3 (0.66%) ERwin
6 2 (0.44%) Subversion
6 2 (0.44%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (0.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.44%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 149 (32.96%) Finance
2 72 (15.93%) Banking
3 21 (4.65%) Financial Institution
4 19 (4.20%) Billing
5 18 (3.98%) Investment Banking
6 16 (3.54%) Marketing
7 14 (3.10%) Retail
7 14 (3.10%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (1.55%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.55%) Retail Banking
9 5 (1.11%) Local Government
10 4 (0.88%) Back Office
10 4 (0.88%) Advertising
11 3 (0.66%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.66%) Private Banking
11 3 (0.66%) German Language
11 3 (0.66%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.44%) French Language
12 2 (0.44%) Wholesale Banking
12 2 (0.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 179 (39.60%) Analyst
2 127 (28.10%) Data Analyst
3 55 (12.17%) Developer
4 50 (11.06%) Consultant
5 47 (10.40%) Architect
6 43 (9.51%) Business Analyst
7 31 (6.86%) Quality Analyst
7 31 (6.86%) Data Quality Analyst
8 27 (5.97%) Data Manager
9 24 (5.31%) Data Architect
10 20 (4.42%) Data Consultant
11 19 (4.20%) Informatica Developer
12 17 (3.76%) Project Manager
13 15 (3.32%) SAP Data Analyst
13 15 (3.32%) SAP Analyst
14 14 (3.10%) NHS Data Analyst
15 12 (2.65%) Banking Business Analyst
15 12 (2.65%) Data Quality Manager
15 12 (2.65%) Functional Analyst
15 12 (2.65%) Quality Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (7.30%) XML
2 24 (5.31%) Middleware
3 21 (4.65%) Oracle Fusion
4 18 (3.98%) WebCenter
5 17 (3.76%) JMS
5 17 (3.76%) JDBC
6 12 (2.65%) Web Services
7 11 (2.43%) HTML
7 11 (2.43%) .NET
8 9 (1.99%) jQuery
9 3 (0.66%) WebSphere MQ
10 2 (0.44%) JPA
10 2 (0.44%) XML Schema
10 2 (0.44%) CSS
10 2 (0.44%) XSD
10 2 (0.44%) XSLT
10 2 (0.44%) J2EE
10 2 (0.44%) ASP.NET
11 1 (0.22%) EJB
11 1 (0.22%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (8.41%) NHS
2 33 (7.30%) Data Integration
3 26 (5.75%) Reference Data
4 15 (3.32%) Management Information System
5 11 (2.43%) FMCG
6 9 (1.99%) Credit Risk
7 8 (1.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (1.55%) Data Extraction
8 7 (1.55%) Hedge funds
9 6 (1.33%) Fixed Income
9 6 (1.33%) Derivative
10 4 (0.88%) AS400
10 4 (0.88%) Visualisation
10 4 (0.88%) Open Source
10 4 (0.88%) Market Risk
11 3 (0.66%) Wiki
11 3 (0.66%) Replication
11 3 (0.66%) Computer Science
12 2 (0.44%) Taxonomies
12 2 (0.44%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 13 (2.88%) UNIX
2 11 (2.43%) Windows
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
1 138 (30.53%) Data Management
2 110 (24.34%) Migration
3 109 (24.12%) ETL
4 102 (22.57%) Data Modelling
5 100 (22.12%) Data Migration
6 97 (21.46%) Business Intelligence
7 93 (20.58%) Data Analysis
8 74 (16.37%) Data Governance
9 63 (13.94%) Master Data Management
10 56 (12.39%) Data Cleansing
11 42 (9.29%) Data Mapping
12 38 (8.41%) Data Architecture
13 37 (8.19%) Analytics
13 37 (8.19%) Project Management
14 35 (7.74%) Validation
15 31 (6.86%) Stakeholder Management
16 30 (6.64%) SOA
17 29 (6.42%) Business Analysis
18 23 (5.09%) CRM
19 22 (4.87%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 146 (32.30%) SQL
2 24 (5.31%) PL/SQL
3 21 (4.65%) Bash Shell
4 20 (4.42%) Python
5 18 (3.98%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 18 (3.98%) Jython
6 11 (2.43%) VBA
6 11 (2.43%) T-SQL
7 9 (1.99%) JavaScript
8 8 (1.77%) Java
8 8 (1.77%) VB
9 7 (1.55%) C
10 4 (0.88%) C#
10 4 (0.88%) C++
10 4 (0.88%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.66%) R
12 2 (0.44%) XPath
12 2 (0.44%) Delphi
12 2 (0.44%) Perl
13 1 (0.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (5.09%) Security Cleared
2 18 (3.98%) SC Cleared
3 17 (3.76%) Degree
4 5 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (1.11%) ACCA
4 5 (1.11%) CIMA
5 3 (0.66%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.44%) ISEB
7 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.22%) Siebel Certification
7 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.22%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.22%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.22%) APMP
7 1 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.22%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.22%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.31%) QA
2 5 (1.11%) Solvency II
3 4 (0.88%) Basel II
4 3 (0.66%) SLA
5 2 (0.44%) Basel III
6 1 (0.22%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.22%) COREP
6 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.22%) MiFID
6 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (3.98%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (1.11%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.66%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 2 (0.44%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (4.20%) Oracle EDQ
2 18 (3.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 18 (3.98%) Oracle Identity Management
3 5 (1.11%) Control-M
4 3 (0.66%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.44%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.22%) OpenAM
6 1 (0.22%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 131 (28.98%) Oracle
2 94 (20.80%) Informatica
3 53 (11.73%) Microsoft
4 50 (11.06%) SAP
5 42 (9.29%) Trillium
6 36 (7.96%) Business Objects
7 30 (6.64%) Ab Initio
8 25 (5.53%) Talend
9 24 (5.31%) Siebel
9 24 (5.31%) IBM
10 17 (3.76%) Remedy
11 14 (3.10%) Teradata
11 14 (3.10%) Cognos
12 13 (2.88%) Tableau
13 12 (2.65%) Datanomic
14 10 (2.21%) DataFlux
15 7 (1.55%) GoldenSource
15 7 (1.55%) Sybase
15 7 (1.55%) MicroStrategy
15 7 (1.55%) Confirmit
Brighton, East Sussex
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
East London
Gibbs S3
Rate: From £480 to £525 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Keystream Resources Limited
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South East England
Computer Futures
Rate: negotiable dependent on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Hays London City Projects
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Robert Walters
Rate: £380 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bromley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Hertfordshire
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £180.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Essex
DP Connect
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago