The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Data Quality skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Quality over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Quality
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 35 31 35
Rank change year-on-year -4 +4  
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 1 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.36% 1.63% 3.04%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.00% 13.16% 17.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 13
Median daily rate £310 £363 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.48% -14.70%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.50 £15.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -30.00% -40.00%  

Data Quality is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 50 38 73
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 18.05% 12.42% 17.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 23 59
Median daily rate £450 £425 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -4.49%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £331 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £625 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Median hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -65.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.90 £41.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -51.46% +41.37%  

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing Data Quality as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for Data Quality in Bedfordshire

Data Quality
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Quality in Bedfordshire

Data Quality
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Quality in Bedfordshire

Data Quality
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

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 Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Bedford - 1 £310 -
Data Quality
East of England

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (83.33%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (83.33%) Data Modelling
1 5 (83.33%) ETL
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (66.67%) OLTP
2 4 (66.67%) OLAP
2 4 (66.67%) XML
2 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (66.67%) MS Access
2 4 (66.67%) Teradata
2 4 (66.67%) Data Mart
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle OLAP
2 4 (66.67%) Data Integration
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (50.00%) Logical Data Model
3 3 (50.00%) Physical Data Model
4 2 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (33.33%) Data Structures
5 1 (16.67%) Algorithms
5 1 (16.67%) Scorecard
5 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (16.67%) User Experience
5 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (16.67%) QlikView
5 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) Data Mart
2 4 (66.67%) MS Access
2 4 (66.67%) OLAP
2 4 (66.67%) OLTP
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle ODI
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle OLAP
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
4 1 (16.67%) QlikView
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Architect
2 3 (50.00%) Data Architect
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Data Integration Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Data Migration Lead
4 1 (16.67%) Developer
4 1 (16.67%) ETL Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Hadoop Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Integration Architect
4 1 (16.67%) QlikView Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Teradata Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Data Modelling
1 5 (83.33%) ETL
2 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (66.67%) Data Integration
3 3 (50.00%) Logical Data Model
3 3 (50.00%) Physical Data Model
4 2 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (16.67%) Data Mapping
5 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
5 1 (16.67%) Data Transformation
5 1 (16.67%) Data Validation
5 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
5 1 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) Predictive Modelling
5 1 (16.67%) Scorecard
5 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
1 4 (66.67%) Teradata
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft