Period
to 14 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 14 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 80 87
Rank change year-on-year -7 +7 +7
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 8 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.61% 0.74% 0.74%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.56% 6.49% 7.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 9
Cheshire median daily rate £325 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.78% +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £293 £275 £360
90th Percentile £408 £475 £620
North West median daily rate £550 £550 £425
% change year-on-year - +29.41% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - £19.00 -
North West median hourly rate £12.27 £19.00 £9.19
% change year-on-year -35.42% +106.75% -82.49%

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 Cheshire with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 122 154 151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 9.37% 11.46% 10.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 101 111
Cheshire median daily rate £391 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.79% -17.65% -
10th Percentile £151 £225 £250
90th Percentile £511 £500 £650
North West median daily rate £413 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +6.45% -3.13% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 4
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.62% -48.00% +44.26%
10th Percentile £13.00 £8.38 £17.25
90th Percentile £67.50 £19.25 £35.90
North West median hourly rate £29.19 £13.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +116.22% -46.00% +11.11%

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Quality in Cheshire

Data Quality
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Quality in Cheshire

Data Quality
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Quality in Cheshire over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Quality in Cheshire

Data Quality
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Quality in Cheshire

Data Quality
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 6 months to 14 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
Crewe -12 4 £325 +8.33%
Chester -3 1 £350 -22.22%
Data Quality
North West

For the 6 months to 14 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) XML
2 5 (62.50%) ETL
2 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 4 (50.00%) Data Mining
3 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) Quality Management
3 4 (50.00%) Migration
3 4 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 4 (50.00%) Statistics
3 4 (50.00%) Data Cleansing
3 4 (50.00%) Data Architecture
4 3 (37.50%) Master Data Management
4 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) Data Management
5 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (25.00%) Big Data
5 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (25.00%) Geospatial Data
5 2 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 1 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (12.50%) Data Governance
6 1 (12.50%) Reference Data
6 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
6 1 (12.50%) Data Reconciliation
6 1 (12.50%) Trello

Data Quality
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (12.50%) SAS
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Slack
1 1 (12.50%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (50.00%) Data Mining
2 2 (25.00%) Big Data
2 2 (25.00%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (12.50%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Data Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Data Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SAS Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) ETL
2 4 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 4 (50.00%) Data Architecture
2 4 (50.00%) Data Cleansing
2 4 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 4 (50.00%) Migration
2 4 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 4 (50.00%) Statistics
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Master Data Management
4 2 (25.00%) Data Management
4 2 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (12.50%) Data Governance
5 1 (12.50%) Data Reconciliation
5 1 (12.50%) Line Management
5 1 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (12.50%) Reference Data Management
5 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft