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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Quality
UK
Rank 235 182 186
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +4
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 458 683 600
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.02% 1.34% 1.20%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.46% 13.19% 12.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 452 344
Median daily rate £425 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £555 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 12
Median hourly rate £19.24 £18.75 £21.59
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.62% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.77 £9.49 £15.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £52.47 £30.32
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.97 £19.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year
-7.87% -6.02%

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 5180 4658
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.76% 10.19% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2825 3187 2888
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 202 173
Median hourly rate £25.00 £40.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +81.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £14.00 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £60.98 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £41.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-44.57% +69.38%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 -47 440 £430 +1.17% 92
London -43 219 £450 - 47
South East -6 63 £450 +5.88% 6
West Midlands -14 43 £400 -11.11% 6
City of London -19 40 £450 - 10
Yorkshire -16 34 £425 +13.33% 11
Berkshire +19 28 £440 -2.22% 1
North West +17 28 £425 +1.49% 5
West Yorkshire -4 25 £500 +25.00% 9
South West +17 23 £418 +15.17% 3
Manchester +20 19 £431 +7.81% 3
Leeds -11 19 £520 +38.66% 5
Scotland +9 14 £300 -11.76% 2
Warwickshire -3 14 £300 -20.00% 1
Birmingham -1 13 £489 +34.89% 1
Reading +23 12 £430 -14.00%
East Midlands -13 11 £338 -20.58% 3
Oxfordshire +4 10 £400 +3.22% 1
East of England -17 10 £438 +9.37% 9
Bristol +5 8 £313 -10.71% 1
Bracknell 0 8 £450 -
North East -14 8 £438 -20.45% 2
Glasgow +7 7 £270 -38.28% 2
Wiltshire +6 7 £430 -4.44% 1
Warwick +3 7 £225 -41.17% 1
Halifax +13 6 £425 +4.93% 1
Swindon +6 6 £490 +8.88%
Oxford -1 6 £420 +8.38%
Croydon -4 6 £488 +30.00%
Coventry -8 6 £255 -21.53%

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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.

1 398 (40.99%) SQL
2 319 (32.85%) Data Modelling
3 264 (27.19%) Data Management
4 258 (26.57%) ETL
5 224 (23.07%) Data Warehouse
6 215 (22.14%) Finance
7 204 (21.01%) Data Analysis
8 202 (20.80%) Business Intelligence
9 182 (18.74%) Migration
10 168 (17.30%) Oracle
11 151 (15.55%) Analytical Skills
12 149 (15.35%) Agile Software Development
13 147 (15.14%) Data Governance
14 144 (14.83%) Data Migration
15 136 (14.01%) Microsoft
16 130 (13.39%) SQL Server
17 125 (12.87%) SAP
18 114 (11.74%) Data Architecture
19 109 (11.23%) MS Excel
20 108 (11.12%) Management Information System
20 108 (11.12%) Analytics
21 102 (10.50%) Degree
22 100 (10.30%) Data Integration
23 95 (9.78%) Data Cleansing
24 88 (9.06%) Big Data
24 88 (9.06%) Project Management
25 87 (8.96%) Master Data Management
26 85 (8.75%) Banking
27 82 (8.44%) Data Structures
28 73 (7.52%) Relational Database

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 46 (4.74%) SAS
2 26 (2.68%) Apache Spark
3 16 (1.65%) SharePoint
4 12 (1.24%) Apache Pig
5 11 (1.13%) Apache
5 11 (1.13%) nginx
6 9 (0.93%) Confluence
7 7 (0.72%) PowerExchange
8 6 (0.62%) JBoss
9 5 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.41%) Drupal
11 3 (0.31%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.31%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.31%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.21%) Documentum
13 1 (0.10%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.10%) IIS
13 1 (0.10%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 109 (11.23%) MS Excel
2 44 (4.53%) MS Office
3 32 (3.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 22 (2.27%) Spreadsheet
5 12 (1.24%) MS Visio
6 11 (1.13%) SPSS
7 7 (0.72%) MS Project
8 6 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (0.62%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 19 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (0.93%) Oracle Financials
3 8 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.72%) Dynamics NAV
4 7 (0.72%) SAP FI
5 6 (0.62%) Oracle ERP
6 5 (0.51%) Markit EDM
6 5 (0.51%) Oracle Receivables
6 5 (0.51%) SAP ERP
6 5 (0.51%) SAP MDM
7 4 (0.41%) Eloqua
7 4 (0.41%) Oracle General Ledger
7 4 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
7 4 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.31%) HFM
8 3 (0.31%) Hyperion Planning
8 3 (0.31%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 3 (0.31%) SAP QM
8 3 (0.31%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (1.03%) SuccessFactors
3 9 (0.93%) Office 365
4 7 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (0.62%) Google Analytics
6 5 (0.51%) Boomi
7 3 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.21%) iPaaS
9 1 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.10%) Force.com
9 1 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (0.72%) Intranet
2 5 (0.51%) NAS
3 3 (0.31%) Wireless
4 2 (0.21%) Internet
4 2 (0.21%) NGN
4 2 (0.21%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (0.10%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (0.10%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 224 (23.07%) Data Warehouse
2 130 (13.39%) SQL Server
3 88 (9.06%) Big Data
4 73 (7.52%) Relational Database
5 68 (7.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 65 (6.69%) Hadoop
7 59 (6.08%) DB2
8 50 (5.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 42 (4.33%) BusinessObjects
10 41 (4.22%) Oracle Database
11 35 (3.60%) Apache Hive
12 31 (3.19%) IBM InfoSphere
12 31 (3.19%) NoSQL
13 29 (2.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 26 (2.68%) Power BI
14 26 (2.68%) QlikView
15 24 (2.47%) MongoDB
16 23 (2.37%) OLAP
16 23 (2.37%) Oracle Reports
17 20 (2.06%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 43 (4.43%) ERwin
2 34 (3.50%) JIRA
3 22 (2.27%) Jenkins
4 17 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (1.54%) Talend Open Studio
6 14 (1.44%) Git (software)
7 10 (1.03%) Cucumber
8 9 (0.93%) LSMW
9 6 (0.62%) PowerDesigner
9 6 (0.62%) Selenium
10 5 (0.51%) Gradle
10 5 (0.51%) IntelliJ
10 5 (0.51%) JUnit
10 5 (0.51%) SpecFlow
10 5 (0.51%) TestNG
11 4 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (0.41%) gulp
11 4 (0.41%) Visual Studio
11 4 (0.41%) webpack
12 3 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 215 (22.14%) Finance
2 85 (8.75%) Banking
3 55 (5.66%) Retail
4 52 (5.36%) Marketing
5 28 (2.88%) Legal
6 17 (1.75%) Telecoms
7 15 (1.54%) Billing
8 14 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
9 13 (1.34%) Manufacturing
10 9 (0.93%) Investment Banking
10 9 (0.93%) Retail Banking
11 8 (0.82%) Law
11 8 (0.82%) Publishing
12 7 (0.72%) Front Office
13 6 (0.62%) Advertising
13 6 (0.62%) French Language
14 5 (0.51%) German Language
15 4 (0.41%) Back Office
15 4 (0.41%) Electronics
15 4 (0.41%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 354 (36.46%) Analyst
2 231 (23.79%) Data Analyst
3 146 (15.04%) Architect
4 139 (14.32%) Developer
5 120 (12.36%) Data Architect
6 108 (11.12%) Consultant
7 61 (6.28%) Data Consultant
8 60 (6.18%) Business Analyst
9 49 (5.05%) Data Manager
9 49 (5.05%) Data Quality Analyst
10 42 (4.33%) SQL Analyst
11 39 (4.02%) Quality Analyst
12 34 (3.50%) SQL Data Analyst
13 31 (3.19%) SAP Consultant
14 28 (2.88%) Data Business Analyst
15 27 (2.78%) Business Intelligence Analyst
16 24 (2.47%) SAP Data Consultant
17 23 (2.37%) Data Quality Consultant
18 22 (2.27%) ETL Analyst
19 21 (2.16%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (2.78%) XML
2 24 (2.47%) .NET
3 16 (1.65%) AngularJS
4 15 (1.54%) Node.js
4 15 (1.54%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 13 (1.34%) REST
6 12 (1.24%) ASP.NET
6 12 (1.24%) HTML
6 12 (1.24%) Kafka
7 11 (1.13%) CSS
7 11 (1.13%) Web Services
8 10 (1.03%) .NET Framework
9 9 (0.93%) jQuery
10 8 (0.82%) JSON
11 7 (0.72%) Gherkin
11 7 (0.72%) Spring
12 6 (0.62%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (0.62%) MDX
12 6 (0.62%) RESTful
12 6 (0.62%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 151 (15.55%) Analytical Skills
2 108 (11.12%) Management Information System
3 100 (10.30%) Data Integration
4 82 (8.44%) Data Structures
5 55 (5.66%) Visualisation
6 42 (4.33%) Reference Data
7 38 (3.91%) Statistics
8 36 (3.71%) NHS
9 35 (3.60%) Data Extraction
10 21 (2.16%) Credit Risk
10 21 (2.16%) Data Conversion
11 15 (1.54%) Computer Science
12 14 (1.44%) FMCG
13 12 (1.24%) Algorithms
14 11 (1.13%) Social Media
15 9 (0.93%) Freedom of Information
15 9 (0.93%) Taxonomies
15 9 (0.93%) Virtual Team
16 8 (0.82%) Mathematics
17 7 (0.72%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 30 (3.09%) Linux
2 27 (2.78%) Unix
3 19 (1.96%) Windows
4 3 (0.31%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.21%) AIX
5 2 (0.21%) Android
5 2 (0.21%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.21%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.10%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 319 (32.85%) Data Modelling
2 264 (27.19%) Data Management
3 258 (26.57%) ETL
4 204 (21.01%) Data Analysis
5 202 (20.80%) Business Intelligence
6 182 (18.74%) Migration
7 149 (15.35%) Agile Software Development
8 147 (15.14%) Data Governance
9 144 (14.83%) Data Migration
10 114 (11.74%) Data Architecture
11 108 (11.12%) Analytics
12 95 (9.78%) Data Cleansing
13 88 (9.06%) Project Management
14 87 (8.96%) Master Data Management
15 72 (7.42%) Validation
16 67 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
17 58 (5.97%) Quality Management
18 54 (5.56%) ERP
19 53 (5.46%) Information Management
20 51 (5.25%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 398 (40.99%) SQL
2 56 (5.77%) Python
2 56 (5.77%) T-SQL
3 46 (4.74%) Java
4 31 (3.19%) JavaScript
5 30 (3.09%) R
6 29 (2.99%) PL/SQL
7 21 (2.16%) VBA
8 19 (1.96%) C++
9 14 (1.44%) C
9 14 (1.44%) C#
10 13 (1.34%) PHP
11 9 (0.93%) ABAP
11 9 (0.93%) Scala
12 7 (0.72%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 7 (0.72%) Shell Script
13 6 (0.62%) ES6
13 6 (0.62%) VB
14 4 (0.41%) Perl
15 3 (0.31%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 102 (10.50%) Degree
2 55 (5.66%) Security Cleared
3 39 (4.02%) SC Cleared
4 8 (0.82%) CLAS
4 8 (0.82%) Oracle Certification
5 6 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (0.62%) PMI Certification
6 4 (0.41%) CTC Cleared
6 4 (0.41%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.41%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.41%) PMP
7 1 (0.10%) ACCA
7 1 (0.10%) CCAB
7 1 (0.10%) CFA
7 1 (0.10%) ISEB
7 1 (0.10%) PhD
7 1 (0.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (5.97%) QA
2 18 (1.85%) Solvency II
3 11 (1.13%) SLA
4 6 (0.62%) ISO20022
5 5 (0.51%) GDPR
6 4 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.41%) GxP
6 4 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.21%) COBIT
7 2 (0.21%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.10%) Basel III
8 1 (0.10%) CRD IV
System Software
1 13 (1.34%) Docker
2 11 (1.13%) Corosync
2 11 (1.13%) Squid
3 6 (0.62%) HDFS
4 5 (0.51%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (0.31%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.10%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (1.13%) Pacemaker
1 11 (1.13%) Puppet
2 8 (0.82%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (0.51%) Control-M
4 4 (0.41%) Ambari
4 4 (0.41%) Ansible
4 4 (0.41%) Data Guard
4 4 (0.41%) Hadoop YARN
4 4 (0.41%) Oozie
5 3 (0.31%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.21%) Nagios
6 2 (0.21%) SCCM
7 1 (0.10%) Netcool
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 168 (17.30%) Oracle
2 136 (14.01%) Microsoft
3 125 (12.87%) SAP
4 53 (5.46%) Tableau
5 43 (4.43%) Informatica
5 43 (4.43%) Teradata
6 38 (3.91%) IBM
7 33 (3.40%) Sybase
8 23 (2.37%) Salesforce.com
9 19 (1.96%) Netezza
10 15 (1.54%) Cognos
10 15 (1.54%) Talend
11 13 (1.34%) Splunk
12 12 (1.24%) Cloudera
12 12 (1.24%) GoldenSource
13 10 (1.03%) MapR
13 10 (1.03%) Nuix
14 9 (0.93%) Google
15 7 (0.72%) Hyperion
15 7 (0.72%) Trillium
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