Period
to 16 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 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 16 January 2019 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
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 126 120 100
Rank change year-on-year -6 -20 +39
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 50 53 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.21% 1.29% 1.63%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.63% 9.71% 12.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 32 37
Berkshire median daily rate £350 £383 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.50% -15.00% -
10th Percentile £185 £184 £370
90th Percentile £543 £500 £660
South East median daily rate £488 £425 £430
% change year-on-year +14.71% -1.16% -4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 6
Berkshire median hourly rate - £52.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +303.85% -19.20%
South East median hourly rate - £45.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year - +246.15% -12.13%

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 Berkshire with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 519 546 508
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 12.55% 13.28% 12.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 256 257
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +1.97%
10th Percentile £185 £256 £227
90th Percentile £568 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 38
Berkshire median hourly rate £48.25 £28.25 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.80% +98.25% -33.87%
10th Percentile £27.78 £12.40 £12.00
90th Percentile £63.75 £55.60 £36.73
South East median hourly rate £20.04 £25.00 £17.43
% change year-on-year -19.85% +43.43% -41.90%

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Quality in Berkshire

Data Quality
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Quality in Berkshire

Data Quality
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Quality in Berkshire over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Quality in Berkshire

Data Quality
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Quality in Berkshire

Data Quality
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 6 months to 16 January 2019. 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
Bracknell +4 20 £201 +4.55% 2
Reading -6 11 £400 - 3
Maidenhead -1 4 £375 -15.25%
Slough -8 3 £425 +6.25% 2
Wokingham - 1 £550 -
Data Quality
South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Data Quality also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 16 (32.00%) SQL
2 14 (28.00%) Migration
2 14 (28.00%) Data Migration
3 13 (26.00%) Data Management
3 13 (26.00%) Data Modelling
4 11 (22.00%) SAP
4 11 (22.00%) XML
4 11 (22.00%) Data Integration
5 9 (18.00%) Data Architecture
5 9 (18.00%) ITIL
5 9 (18.00%) Validation
5 9 (18.00%) Quality Management
5 9 (18.00%) Information Architecture
5 9 (18.00%) Data Governance
6 8 (16.00%) Relational Database
6 8 (16.00%) Remedy
6 8 (16.00%) Oracle
6 8 (16.00%) Degree
7 7 (14.00%) Data Analysis
7 7 (14.00%) Data Extraction
7 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Excel
7 7 (14.00%) ERP
7 7 (14.00%) Workflow
7 7 (14.00%) Decision-Making
8 6 (12.00%) Talend
8 6 (12.00%) BMC
8 6 (12.00%) Data Validation
8 6 (12.00%) Remedy ITSM
8 6 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (12.00%) Retail

Data Quality
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 2 (4.00%) Apache Spark
1 2 (4.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (10.00%) SAP MDG
2 5 (10.00%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (4.00%) Eloqua
4 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (2.00%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 1 (2.00%) SAP MDG-S
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Office 365
2 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.00%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.00%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (2.00%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.00%) MS Access
3 2 (4.00%) Apache Hive
3 2 (4.00%) Big Data
3 2 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (4.00%) Data Lake
3 2 (4.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.00%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.00%) Sqoop
4 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.00%) Essbase
4 1 (2.00%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (12.00%) Retail
2 5 (10.00%) Finance
2 5 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.00%) German Language
4 2 (4.00%) Marketing
5 1 (2.00%) Back Office
5 1 (2.00%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (24.00%) Analyst
2 11 (22.00%) Data Analyst
3 7 (14.00%) Developer
4 5 (10.00%) Coordinator
4 5 (10.00%) Data Coordinator
4 5 (10.00%) Talend Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Consultant
6 3 (6.00%) Data Consultant
6 3 (6.00%) Data Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Data Migration Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Migration Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Quality Manager
6 3 (6.00%) SAP Data Manager
6 3 (6.00%) SAP Data Migration Manager
6 3 (6.00%) SAP Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Service Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Governance Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) SAP MDG Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) SAP Migration Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) Software Sales Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.00%) XML
2 5 (10.00%) EDI
2 5 (10.00%) JSON
3 1 (2.00%) .NET
3 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) User Experience
2 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.00%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.00%) CMDB
3 2 (4.00%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.00%) Data Migration
1 14 (28.00%) Migration
2 13 (26.00%) Data Management
2 13 (26.00%) Data Modelling
3 11 (22.00%) Data Integration
4 9 (18.00%) Data Architecture
4 9 (18.00%) Data Governance
4 9 (18.00%) Information Architecture
4 9 (18.00%) ITIL
4 9 (18.00%) Quality Management
4 9 (18.00%) Validation
5 7 (14.00%) Data Analysis
5 7 (14.00%) Data Extraction
5 7 (14.00%) Decision-Making
5 7 (14.00%) ERP
5 7 (14.00%) Workflow
6 6 (12.00%) Data Validation
6 6 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (10.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.00%) SQL
2 2 (4.00%) Python
3 1 (2.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) Degree
2 3 (6.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) SLA
2 2 (4.00%) QA
3 1 (2.00%) GxP
3 1 (2.00%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 2 (4.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 11 (22.00%) SAP
2 8 (16.00%) Oracle
2 8 (16.00%) Remedy
3 6 (12.00%) BMC
3 6 (12.00%) Talend
4 5 (10.00%) Ariba
4 5 (10.00%) Baan
5 4 (8.00%) Ab Initio
5 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (6.00%) IBM
7 2 (4.00%) JD Edwards
8 1 (2.00%) Google
8 1 (2.00%) Informatica
8 1 (2.00%) Salesforce.com