The table below looks at the statistics for Data Quality skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Quality over the 3 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Quality
Rank 78 48 -
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 1 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.13% 1.26% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.08% 31.82% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Average daily rate
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£510 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -31.37%
Data Quality
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
48 22 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.19% 3.96% 4.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 16 9
Average daily rate £350 £288 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -32.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £150 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £353 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -3.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 £11.25 £60.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -81.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -16.66%

Data Quality
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Quality across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Data Quality Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Data Quality
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Quality across the Wales region.

Data Quality Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region 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 4 (80.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Validation
2 2 (40.00%) Data Governance
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Cognos
2 2 (40.00%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Data Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) DataStage
3 1 (20.00%) Change Data Capture
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (20.00%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (20.00%) Master Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (20.00%) Talend
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Cognos TM1
1 2 (40.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (20.00%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (20.00%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Talend Open Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Data Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Business Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Cognos Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Cognos Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Cognos BI Developer
2 2 (40.00%) TM1 Developer
2 2 (40.00%) TM1 Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Business Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Validation
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) Data Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) Data Governance
2 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Change Data Capture
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Master Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cognos
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Talend