Period
to 23 October 2019

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 23 October 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 74 93 81
Rank change year-on-year +19 -12 +15
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 8 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.91% 0.61% 0.54%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.35% 6.56% 4.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 4
Cheshire median daily rate £469 £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.23% -27.78% -7.69%
10th Percentile £411 £293 £425
90th Percentile £504 £408 £475
North West median daily rate £344 £525 £550
% change year-on-year -34.52% -4.55% +36.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Cheshire median hourly rate - - £19.00
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% +47.37% +106.75%

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 126 122 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 14.32% 9.28% 11.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 65 99
Cheshire median daily rate £450 £382 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.80% +5.38% -14.71%
10th Percentile £215 £186 £225
90th Percentile £600 £500 £543
North West median daily rate £432 £405 £395
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.53% -1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 11
Cheshire median hourly rate £40.50 £19.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.39% +48.08% -48.00%
10th Percentile £19.05 £13.00 £8.38
90th Percentile £50.00 £67.50 £19.25
North West median hourly rate £23.07 £28.38 £13.00
% change year-on-year -18.71% +118.31% -36.24%

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 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 23 October 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
Chester +14 3 - -
Macclesfield - 2 £475 -
Wilmslow - 1 - -
Knutsford - 1 £488 -
Data Quality
North West

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 4 (50.00%) Finance
1 4 (50.00%) Analytics
2 3 (37.50%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) SOA
3 2 (25.00%) ETL
3 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (25.00%) IntelliJ
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Spring
3 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (25.00%) RESTful
3 2 (25.00%) Learning Management System
3 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (25.00%) AWS
3 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (25.00%) Node.js
3 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills

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:

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) iTrent
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) AWS
2 1 (12.50%) Power Platform
2 1 (12.50%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Data Lake
1 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (12.50%) Biml
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) MS Access
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) Power BI
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) IntelliJ
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Data Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Business Data Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Head of Strategy
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Dropwizard
1 2 (25.00%) Node.js
1 2 (25.00%) RESTful
1 2 (25.00%) Spring
1 2 (25.00%) Spring Boot
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (25.00%) Learning Management System
1 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Analytics
2 3 (37.50%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Automated Trading
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Data Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (25.00%) DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) ETL
3 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (25.00%) Microservices
3 2 (25.00%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) Personalization
3 2 (25.00%) SOA
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Coaching
4 1 (12.50%) Data Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
1 2 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) VBA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) MicroStrategy
1 1 (12.50%) SAP
1 1 (12.50%) Tableau