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 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 35 24
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 0 1 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire - 0.31% 5.28%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 2.94% 33.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 18
Median daily rate - £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.64%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.70% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £16.09 £23.75
% change year-on-year +10.31% -32.25%  

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 58 34 56
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 16.16% 10.49% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 16 43
Median daily rate £475 £350 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -16.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £115 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £560 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 2
Median hourly rate £14.50 £8.63 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.11% -78.43%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.25 £24.75
% change year-on-year -11.50% +14.14%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Quality in Bedfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Quality in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) QlikView
1 1 (100.00%) Data Cleansing
1 1 (100.00%) Data Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Data Transformation
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
1 1 (100.00%) Scorecard
1 1 (100.00%) Customer Requirements

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) QlikView
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) QlikView Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (100.00%) Data Cleansing
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Data Transformation
1 1 (100.00%) Data Validation
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Scorecard
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft