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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Quality over the 3 months to 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Quality
Rank 62 66 65
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 2 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.37% 0.91% 1.11%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.64% 9.21% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 5
Median daily rate £375 £121 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+210.58% -56.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £13.70 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £25.00 £13.61
% change year-on-year
-46.00% +83.75%
Data Quality
UK

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
55 76 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 10.11% 9.84% 7.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 55 36
Median daily rate £450 £435 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +28.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £313 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 0
Median hourly rate £73.25 £12.60 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+481.34% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £23.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+17.39% +9.52%

Data Quality
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region 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 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
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Data Quality Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Data Quality
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 26 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
South Wales +1 2 £375 +185.21%
Data Quality
UK

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 8 (72.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (72.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (72.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
4 6 (54.55%) Migration
4 6 (54.55%) Data Cleansing
5 5 (45.45%) Data Migration
5 5 (45.45%) Validation
5 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (45.45%) Oracle
6 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
6 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
6 4 (36.36%) MS Visio
6 4 (36.36%) Data Modelling
6 4 (36.36%) MS Office
6 4 (36.36%) XML
6 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
6 4 (36.36%) Data Flow Diagram
7 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (27.27%) Data Entry
7 3 (27.27%) Windows
7 3 (27.27%) VBA
7 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (27.27%) Finance
8 2 (18.18%) Data Mining
8 2 (18.18%) ETL
8 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
8 2 (18.18%) Data Mapping

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
1 4 (36.36%) MS Office
1 4 (36.36%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (18.18%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (18.18%) Data Mining
6 1 (9.09%) Base SAS
6 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (9.09%) OLAP
6 1 (9.09%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (9.09%) SAS EBI
6 1 (9.09%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Advertising
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Data Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) DBA
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Developer
4 2 (18.18%) ETL Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Excel Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Data Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) SQL DBA
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (18.18%) SSIS Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) SSRS Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) ETL Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (9.09%) SAS Developer
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Data Cleansing
1 6 (54.55%) Migration
2 5 (45.45%) Data Migration
2 5 (45.45%) Validation
3 4 (36.36%) Data Flow Diagram
3 4 (36.36%) Data Modelling
4 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (27.27%) Data Entry
5 2 (18.18%) Data Mapping
5 2 (18.18%) ETL
6 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (9.09%) Change Control
6 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Data Management
6 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
6 1 (9.09%) Data Security
6 1 (9.09%) ETL Development
6 1 (9.09%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) VBA
3 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
4 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle