Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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.

Data Quality
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 58 46
Rank change year-on-year -8 -12 +26
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 3 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.44% 0.79% 2.10%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.22% 5.10% 12.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 12
Bedfordshire median daily rate £475 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.67% -11.76% +9.68%
10th Percentile £430 £284 £367
90th Percentile £520 £593 £488
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £34.50 £27.50 £25.69
% change year-on-year +25.45% +7.05% +16.77%

Data Quality is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following 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 or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 135 98 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 19.59% 15.58% 17.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 53 70
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.80% +3.21%
10th Percentile £325 £224 £213
90th Percentile £575 £588 £551
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 11
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £32.89 £13.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +153.00% -48.00% +92.31%
10th Percentile £18.58 £9.70 £12.50
90th Percentile £47.20 £33.10 £40.00
East of England median hourly rate £22.75 £37.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year -39.33% +29.31% +5.45%

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing Data Quality as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -4 2 £475 +26.67%
Data Quality
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Data Mapping
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (33.33%) XSLT
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) V-Model
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Product Management
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) SaaS
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) ArchiMate
2 1 (33.33%) Event-Driven Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Low Latency
2 1 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Data Lineage
2 1 (33.33%) Workday
2 1 (33.33%) GDPR

Data Quality
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
1 1 (33.33%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (33.33%) DataStage
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
1 1 (33.33%) Informix
1 1 (33.33%) InterSystems Cache
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (33.33%) QualityStage
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Data Modeller
1 1 (33.33%) DataStage Developer
1 1 (33.33%) DataStage ETL Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) ETL Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Lead Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) XML Schema
2 1 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Data Mapping
1 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (33.33%) ArchiMate
2 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Data Lineage
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Event-Driven Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Information Management
2 1 (33.33%) Low Latency
2 1 (33.33%) Product Management
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) GDPR
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (33.33%) Teradata
1 1 (33.33%) Workday