Period
to 18 November 2018

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 18 November 2018 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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 113 108 112
Rank change year-on-year -5 +4 +26
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 60 57 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.48% 1.40% 1.42%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.83% 10.90% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 34 37
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -16.67% -
10th Percentile £185 £184 £339
90th Percentile £535 £500 £680
South East median daily rate £463 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +8.82% - -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 6
Berkshire median hourly rate £39.75 £52.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.29% +303.85% -
10th Percentile £33.48 £34.43 £12.50
90th Percentile £45.83 £59.20 £14.25
South East median hourly rate £39.75 £29.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year +34.75% +118.52% -

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 507 523 515
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 12.48% 12.83% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 248 266
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £195 £227 £220
90th Percentile £575 £573 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 33
Berkshire median hourly rate £34.00 £23.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.68% +80.77% -39.68%
10th Percentile £22.85 £14.63 £12.00
90th Percentile £41.20 £52.50 £31.15
South East median hourly rate £20.08 £23.50 £21.36
% change year-on-year -14.57% +10.04% -0.90%

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 18 November 2018.

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 18 November 2018. 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 -6 15 £201 +4.55%
Reading -7 12 £444 +11.00%
Maidenhead +3 11 £425 -3.95% 1
Newbury - 5 £375 -
Slough -11 4 £450 +80.00% 1
Wokingham - 1 £550 -
Data Quality
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, 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 24 (40.00%) SQL
2 17 (28.33%) Data Management
2 17 (28.33%) Analytics
3 16 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 16 (26.67%) Data Modelling
4 15 (25.00%) SAP
4 15 (25.00%) Finance
5 14 (23.33%) Migration
5 14 (23.33%) Microsoft Excel
5 14 (23.33%) Data Migration
6 13 (21.67%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (18.33%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (16.67%) ERP
8 10 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (16.67%) Data Structures
8 10 (16.67%) Data Governance
9 9 (15.00%) Big Data
9 9 (15.00%) Data Integration
9 9 (15.00%) Data Analysis
9 9 (15.00%) XML
9 9 (15.00%) Oracle
9 9 (15.00%) SQL Server
10 8 (13.33%) Microsoft
10 8 (13.33%) Project Management
10 8 (13.33%) Retail
10 8 (13.33%) Data Cleansing
10 8 (13.33%) Data Analytics
10 8 (13.33%) Data Lake
11 7 (11.67%) Relational Database
11 7 (11.67%) Information Architecture

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 3 (5.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (3.33%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (23.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (11.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (11.67%) SAP MDM
2 6 (10.00%) SAP APO
2 6 (10.00%) SAP MM
3 4 (6.67%) SAP ERP
4 3 (5.00%) Eloqua
5 2 (3.33%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (3.33%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (3.33%) SAP MDG
6 1 (1.67%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (1.67%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.67%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (1.67%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.67%) Office 365
2 1 (1.67%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (1.67%) Veeva
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.00%) Big Data
1 9 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.33%) Data Lake
3 7 (11.67%) Relational Database
3 7 (11.67%) SAP Data Services
4 6 (10.00%) SAP BW
4 6 (10.00%) SAP HANA
4 6 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (5.00%) MS Access
6 2 (3.33%) Apache Hive
6 2 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (3.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.33%) Hadoop
6 2 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (3.33%) Qlik Sense
6 2 (3.33%) QlikView
6 2 (3.33%) Sqoop
7 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.67%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 6 (10.00%) JIRA
2 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.67%) Toad
General
1 15 (25.00%) Finance
2 8 (13.33%) Retail
3 7 (11.67%) Telecoms
4 6 (10.00%) Marketing
5 4 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (3.33%) German Language
7 1 (1.67%) Back Office
7 1 (1.67%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (1.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (40.00%) Analyst
2 21 (35.00%) Data Analyst
3 8 (13.33%) Coordinator
4 7 (11.67%) SAP Analyst
5 6 (10.00%) SAP Data Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) Data Coordinator
6 5 (8.33%) Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) Senior Data Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Architect
7 3 (5.00%) Consultant
7 3 (5.00%) Marketing Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Operations Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Project Coordinator
7 3 (5.00%) Talend Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Data Business Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Data Quality Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Governance Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Sales Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.00%) XML
2 3 (5.00%) EDI
2 3 (5.00%) JSON
3 1 (1.67%) .NET
3 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.67%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.67%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (16.67%) Data Structures
3 4 (6.67%) AS400
3 4 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.67%) Virtual Team
4 2 (3.33%) Reference Data
4 2 (3.33%) User Experience
5 1 (1.67%) CMDB
5 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.67%) PMI
5 1 (1.67%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.33%) Analytics
1 17 (28.33%) Data Management
2 16 (26.67%) Data Modelling
2 16 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 14 (23.33%) Data Migration
3 14 (23.33%) Migration
4 11 (18.33%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (16.67%) Data Governance
5 10 (16.67%) ERP
6 9 (15.00%) Data Analysis
6 9 (15.00%) Data Integration
7 8 (13.33%) Data Analytics
7 8 (13.33%) Data Cleansing
7 8 (13.33%) Project Management
8 7 (11.67%) Data Architecture
8 7 (11.67%) Information Architecture
9 6 (10.00%) Big Data Analytics
9 6 (10.00%) Data Mapping
9 6 (10.00%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (40.00%) SQL
2 6 (10.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (5.00%) Python
4 2 (3.33%) PL/SQL
4 2 (3.33%) VBA
5 1 (1.67%) C#
5 1 (1.67%) C++
5 1 (1.67%) Java
5 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.67%) R
5 1 (1.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) ACCA
2 1 (1.67%) CIMA
2 1 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.67%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) PMO
1 4 (6.67%) SLA
2 2 (3.33%) IFRS
2 2 (3.33%) QA
3 1 (1.67%) GDPR
3 1 (1.67%) GxP
3 1 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (5.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 2 (3.33%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (10.00%) HP ALM
2 3 (5.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 15 (25.00%) SAP
2 9 (15.00%) Oracle
3 8 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (11.67%) JD Edwards
5 6 (10.00%) HP
6 5 (8.33%) Cloudera
7 4 (6.67%) Ab Initio
7 4 (6.67%) Talend
8 3 (5.00%) IBM
8 3 (5.00%) Remedy
9 2 (3.33%) BMC
9 2 (3.33%) Cognos
10 1 (1.67%) Ariba
10 1 (1.67%) Google
10 1 (1.67%) Informatica
10 1 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (1.67%) Teradata