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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Quality
Rank 216 207 206
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 617 621 582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.13% 1.14% 1.10%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.36% 12.16% 11.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 425 352
Median daily rate £440 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £598
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 16 17
Median hourly rate £16.05 £21.50 £13.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.37% +56.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.46 £13.70 £11.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £41.17 £33.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £25.00 £13.61
% change year-on-year
-46.00% +83.75%

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
4991 5107 4925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.15% 9.39% 9.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3180 3246 3014
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 168 236
Median hourly rate £25.75 £21.55 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.48% +1.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.71 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £57.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £22.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+24.17% +8.33%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -5 577 £450 +9.09% 83
London +13 275 £475 +8.57% 43
South East -41 92 £425 -5.55% 8
West Midlands +2 56 £394 +5.00% 4
East Midlands +39 43 £325 -20.24% 2
Berkshire +23 37 £450 +80.00%
City of London +11 31 £469 +4.16% 16
Yorkshire -7 28 £400 +6.66% 7
Scotland -39 28 £413 +13.79% 3
East of England -6 26 £463 +21.55% 6
West Yorkshire -7 24 £413 +10.00% 4
North West -21 23 £425 -8.10% 4
Leeds -6 19 £400 +12.51% 4
Birmingham +12 18 £388 -3.12% 1
Edinburgh +4 18 £500 +33.33% 2
Leicestershire +14 16 £306 +85.60% 2
Midlands +12 16 £550 -
Hampshire 0 16 £483 +16.96%
Manchester -8 13 £425 +46.55% 3
Nottinghamshire - 13 £300 -
Nottingham - 13 £300 -
Buckinghamshire -9 12 £400 +14.28% 1
Surrey -26 11 £438 -2.77% 1
Cambridgeshire +13 10 £413 +83.33% 1
Reading +4 9 £463 +85.00%
Warwickshire +1 9 £375 -11.76% 3
Milton Keynes -11 9 £400 +14.28% 1
South West -20 9 £450 +16.12% 7
Loughborough - 9 £275 - 2
Slough +13 8 £350 -

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 505 (40.27%) SQL
2 390 (31.10%) Data Modelling
3 374 (29.82%) Finance
4 360 (28.71%) Data Management
5 292 (23.29%) Data Analysis
6 289 (23.05%) Migration
7 279 (22.25%) ETL
8 275 (21.93%) Business Intelligence
9 238 (18.98%) Data Warehouse
10 223 (17.78%) Oracle
11 214 (17.07%) Data Governance
12 212 (16.91%) Data Migration
13 209 (16.67%) Microsoft
14 191 (15.23%) Agile Software Development
15 190 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
16 175 (13.96%) MS Excel
17 163 (13.00%) SQL Server
18 157 (12.52%) Master Data Management
19 155 (12.36%) Analytics
20 149 (11.88%) Banking
21 141 (11.24%) Project Management
22 129 (10.29%) Data Architecture
23 124 (9.89%) Data Cleansing
24 116 (9.25%) SAP
25 114 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
26 113 (9.01%) Validation
27 107 (8.53%) Informatica
28 103 (8.21%) Data Integration
29 99 (7.89%) Reference Data
29 99 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 87 (6.94%) SAS
2 29 (2.31%) SharePoint
3 14 (1.12%) Apache Spark
4 13 (1.04%) Apache Pig
5 12 (0.96%) WebLogic
6 11 (0.88%) Apache
7 10 (0.80%) WebSphere
8 8 (0.64%) Confluence
9 7 (0.56%) NetWeaver
9 7 (0.56%) PowerExchange
10 4 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.24%) FileNet
11 3 (0.24%) Tuxedo
12 2 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.080%) Facebook Platform
13 1 (0.080%) IBM Connections
13 1 (0.080%) IIS
13 1 (0.080%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.080%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 175 (13.96%) MS Excel
2 51 (4.07%) MS Office
3 43 (3.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 28 (2.23%) MS Project
5 24 (1.91%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.48%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 19 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.80%) Oracle BPM
2 10 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 9 (0.72%) HFM
3 9 (0.72%) SAP MDM
4 7 (0.56%) Oracle CRM
4 7 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (0.48%) Unit4 Business World
6 5 (0.40%) SAP IS-U
7 4 (0.32%) Maximo
7 4 (0.32%) SAP CRM
7 4 (0.32%) Teamcenter
7 4 (0.32%) Unica
8 3 (0.24%) Markit EDM
8 3 (0.24%) SAP BPC
8 3 (0.24%) SAP Business ByDesign
9 2 (0.16%) Adobe Campaign
9 2 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (0.16%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 19 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (1.12%) Office 365
3 10 (0.80%) SaaS
4 6 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.48%) Oracle CX
5 3 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.16%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.16%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.16%) Taleo
7 1 (0.080%) AdWords
7 1 (0.080%) GitHub
7 1 (0.080%) Google Drive
7 1 (0.080%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.24%) Intranet
2 2 (0.16%) ATM
2 2 (0.16%) Extranet
2 2 (0.16%) HTTP
2 2 (0.16%) Internet
2 2 (0.16%) SSL
3 1 (0.080%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (0.080%) DWDM
3 1 (0.080%) Network Security
3 1 (0.080%) Skype
3 1 (0.080%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 238 (18.98%) Data Warehouse
2 163 (13.00%) SQL Server
3 99 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 87 (6.94%) Relational Database
5 82 (6.54%) Oracle Database
6 71 (5.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 62 (4.94%) BusinessObjects
8 59 (4.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 56 (4.47%) IBM InfoSphere
10 54 (4.31%) Big Data
11 50 (3.99%) Data Mining
12 42 (3.35%) PowerCenter
13 41 (3.27%) MS Access
14 38 (3.03%) Hadoop
15 33 (2.63%) DB2
16 32 (2.55%) RDBMS
17 29 (2.31%) QlikView
18 28 (2.23%) OLAP
19 25 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
20 24 (1.91%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 46 (3.67%) Talend Open Studio
2 30 (2.39%) ERwin
2 30 (2.39%) JIRA
3 9 (0.72%) Visual Studio
4 8 (0.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 8 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (0.56%) Ant
5 7 (0.56%) JDeveloper
6 4 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (0.32%) Toad
7 3 (0.24%) LSMW
8 2 (0.16%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.080%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.080%) Maven
9 1 (0.080%) Subversion
9 1 (0.080%) TestDirector
9 1 (0.080%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 374 (29.82%) Finance
2 149 (11.88%) Banking
3 55 (4.39%) Retail
4 51 (4.07%) Marketing
5 30 (2.39%) Telecoms
6 26 (2.07%) Financial Institution
7 25 (1.99%) Investment Banking
7 25 (1.99%) Manufacturing
8 18 (1.44%) Legal
9 15 (1.20%) Retail Banking
10 13 (1.04%) Advertising
11 11 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
12 10 (0.80%) Electronics
12 10 (0.80%) Front Office
13 7 (0.56%) Local Government
13 7 (0.56%) Publishing
14 6 (0.48%) Law
15 5 (0.40%) Back Office
15 5 (0.40%) General Ledger
15 5 (0.40%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 528 (42.11%) Analyst
2 323 (25.76%) Data Analyst
3 192 (15.31%) Developer
4 173 (13.80%) Architect
5 124 (9.89%) Business Analyst
6 121 (9.65%) Data Architect
7 81 (6.46%) Data Quality Analyst
8 69 (5.50%) Consultant
9 61 (4.86%) Data Business Analyst
10 57 (4.55%) SQL Analyst
11 56 (4.47%) Data Manager
12 53 (4.23%) Quality Analyst
13 44 (3.51%) Data Modeller
13 44 (3.51%) Migration Analyst
13 44 (3.51%) SQL Data Analyst
14 42 (3.35%) Data Migration Analyst
15 41 (3.27%) ETL Developer
16 40 (3.19%) Project Manager
16 40 (3.19%) SQL Developer
17 39 (3.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (4.31%) XML
2 44 (3.51%) Web Services
3 22 (1.75%) .NET
4 21 (1.67%) Middleware
4 21 (1.67%) XSD
5 16 (1.28%) SOAP
6 13 (1.04%) REST
7 12 (0.96%) Oracle Fusion
8 11 (0.88%) WSDL
9 10 (0.80%) WebCenter
10 9 (0.72%) COM
10 9 (0.72%) MDX
11 7 (0.56%) JMX
11 7 (0.56%) JSON
11 7 (0.56%) Oracle ADF
11 7 (0.56%) WebSphere MQ
12 5 (0.40%) RESTful
12 5 (0.40%) XML Schema
13 4 (0.32%) ASP.NET
13 4 (0.32%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 190 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 103 (8.21%) Data Integration
3 99 (7.89%) Reference Data
4 84 (6.70%) Management Information System
5 66 (5.26%) NHS
6 60 (4.78%) Data Structures
7 39 (3.11%) Visualisation
8 32 (2.55%) Credit Risk
9 27 (2.15%) Statistics
10 26 (2.07%) Data Extraction
11 17 (1.36%) Learning Management System
12 16 (1.28%) Computer Science
13 15 (1.20%) Data Conversion
14 14 (1.12%) CMDB
15 13 (1.04%) Informatics
16 12 (0.96%) Market Risk
17 9 (0.72%) Equities
18 8 (0.64%) FMCG
19 7 (0.56%) Derivative
19 7 (0.56%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 35 (2.79%) Unix
2 21 (1.67%) Linux
3 20 (1.59%) Windows
4 7 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.24%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.16%) AIX
6 2 (0.16%) MVS
6 2 (0.16%) Solaris
7 1 (0.080%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 390 (31.10%) Data Modelling
2 360 (28.71%) Data Management
3 292 (23.29%) Data Analysis
4 289 (23.05%) Migration
5 279 (22.25%) ETL
6 275 (21.93%) Business Intelligence
7 214 (17.07%) Data Governance
8 212 (16.91%) Data Migration
9 191 (15.23%) Agile Software Development
10 157 (12.52%) Master Data Management
11 155 (12.36%) Analytics
12 141 (11.24%) Project Management
13 129 (10.29%) Data Architecture
14 124 (9.89%) Data Cleansing
15 114 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
16 113 (9.01%) Validation
17 93 (7.42%) Quality Management
18 86 (6.86%) Data Mapping
19 79 (6.30%) CRM
20 76 (6.06%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 505 (40.27%) SQL
2 70 (5.58%) Java
3 52 (4.15%) PL/SQL
4 46 (3.67%) T-SQL
5 25 (1.99%) VBA
6 20 (1.59%) C#
7 18 (1.44%) R
8 17 (1.36%) Python
9 16 (1.28%) JavaScript
10 14 (1.12%) VB
11 13 (1.04%) C++
12 12 (0.96%) C
13 11 (0.88%) Scala
13 11 (0.88%) Shell Script
14 7 (0.56%) Perl
14 7 (0.56%) SPARQL
14 7 (0.56%) XPath
14 7 (0.56%) XQuery
15 6 (0.48%) Groovy
16 5 (0.40%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 96 (7.66%) Degree
2 76 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 53 (4.23%) SC Cleared
4 18 (1.44%) ISEB
5 7 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (0.56%) PMI Certification
6 6 (0.48%) CTC Cleared
7 5 (0.40%) ACCA
7 5 (0.40%) CIMA
7 5 (0.40%) PMP
7 5 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.16%) APMP
9 2 (0.16%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.16%) CESG Certified Professional
9 2 (0.16%) CISSP
9 2 (0.16%) IIBA
9 2 (0.16%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.16%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (4.86%) QA
2 17 (1.36%) Disclosure Scotland
3 14 (1.12%) Solvency II
4 10 (0.80%) ISO20022
5 6 (0.48%) SLA
6 4 (0.32%) CRD IV
7 3 (0.24%) Basel II
7 3 (0.24%) FATCA
7 3 (0.24%) FINREP
8 2 (0.16%) Basel III
8 2 (0.16%) BS7666
8 2 (0.16%) COREP
8 2 (0.16%) GCP
8 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.16%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.080%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.080%) EMIR
9 1 (0.080%) MiFID
System Software
1 5 (0.40%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.16%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.080%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.080%) HDFS
3 1 (0.080%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 14 (1.12%) Oracle EDQ
2 7 (0.56%) Windows Intune
3 6 (0.48%) Control-M
4 3 (0.24%) SCCM
4 3 (0.24%) WSUS
5 2 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.080%) Ansible
6 1 (0.080%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.080%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.080%) Puppet
6 1 (0.080%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.080%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 223 (17.78%) Oracle
2 209 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 116 (9.25%) SAP
4 107 (8.53%) Informatica
5 47 (3.75%) IBM
6 46 (3.67%) Talend
7 42 (3.35%) Tableau
8 36 (2.87%) Teradata
9 31 (2.47%) Trillium
10 28 (2.23%) Cognos
11 19 (1.52%) Netezza
11 19 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
12 13 (1.04%) Hyperion
13 12 (0.96%) CA
13 12 (0.96%) DataFlux
14 11 (0.88%) Ab Initio
14 11 (0.88%) Bloomberg
15 9 (0.72%) NetSuite
15 9 (0.72%) Reuters
16 8 (0.64%) Splunk
Essex
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Affinity Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Bluestone Resourcing
Rate: Market
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
iKas International
Rate: £500 - £560 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Sheffield
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Blue Fire Professional Services
Rate: From £560 to £580 per day 10 months contract
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
South East
Oliver James Associates
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Gourock
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £375.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Posted: 18 days ago
Hertfordshire
Recruit121
Rate: £0 - £80 per hour
Posted: 16 days ago
UK
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £650 - £651750 per day + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £320 - £335 per day
Posted: 3 days ago