Period
to 4 December 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 4 December 2021 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
4 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 111 97 148
Rank change year-on-year -14 +51 +32
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 71 25 71
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.77% 1.26% 1.23%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.61% 11.96% 11.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 14 49
10th Percentile £474 £338 £308
25th Percentile £511 £422 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £475 £525
Median % change year-on-year +26.32% -9.52% -
75th Percentile £738 £534 £613
90th Percentile £903 £576 £678
Central London median daily rate £600 £475 £520
% change year-on-year +26.32% -8.65% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £58.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £58.00 - -

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 the City of London with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 563 209 595
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.00% 10.50% 10.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 140 444
10th Percentile £350 £306 £305
25th Percentile £450 £384 £369
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £535 £475 £500
Median % change year-on-year +12.63% -5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £625 £575 £588
90th Percentile £700 £650 £688
Central London median daily rate £533 £475 £488
% change year-on-year +12.11% -2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Median hourly rate £33.00 £22.00 £16.50
Median % change year-on-year +50.00% +33.33% -12.47%
Central London median hourly rate £33.00 £22.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +50.00% +33.33% -12.47%

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Data Quality as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Data Quality in the City of London

Data Quality
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Data Quality in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Data Quality in the City of London

Data Quality
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Data Quality in the City of London over the 6 months to 4 December 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Data Quality in the City of London

Data Quality
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Data Quality in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Data Quality in the City of London

Data Quality
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

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 City of London region over the 6 months to 4 December 2021. 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
London Bridge - 2 £675 -
Data Quality
Central London

For the 6 months to 4 December 2021, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 35 (49.30%) Finance
2 33 (46.48%) Data Modelling
3 29 (40.85%) SQL
4 27 (38.03%) Data Management
5 25 (35.21%) Analytics
5 25 (35.21%) Social Skills
6 23 (32.39%) Data Governance
7 17 (23.94%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (21.13%) Python
8 15 (21.13%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (21.13%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (19.72%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (18.31%) Data Analysis
10 13 (18.31%) Azure
10 13 (18.31%) Data Lineage
11 12 (16.90%) Problem-Solving
11 12 (16.90%) Data Integration
11 12 (16.90%) Logical Data Model
11 12 (16.90%) ETL
12 11 (15.49%) Microsoft
12 11 (15.49%) Banking
12 11 (15.49%) Information Security
12 11 (15.49%) Power Platform
12 11 (15.49%) Metadata
13 10 (14.08%) Power BI
13 10 (14.08%) SQL Server
13 10 (14.08%) Physical Data Model
13 10 (14.08%) DevOps
14 8 (11.27%) Data Analytics
14 8 (11.27%) Data Architecture

Data Quality
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 4 (5.63%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.82%) Camunda
3 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.41%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.31%) Azure
2 11 (15.49%) Power Platform
3 8 (11.27%) AWS
4 7 (9.86%) Azure Data Factory
5 6 (8.45%) PowerApps
6 5 (7.04%) PaaS
6 5 (7.04%) Power Automate
7 3 (4.23%) Serverless
8 2 (2.82%) Azure Logic Apps
8 2 (2.82%) Azure Stack
8 2 (2.82%) Microsoft 365
8 2 (2.82%) OpenShift
8 2 (2.82%) Zapier
9 1 (1.41%) Amazon S3
9 1 (1.41%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 1 (1.41%) Collibra
9 1 (1.41%) dbt
9 1 (1.41%) Fivetran
9 1 (1.41%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (23.94%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (15.49%) Metadata
3 10 (14.08%) Power BI
3 10 (14.08%) SQL Server
4 7 (9.86%) Big Data
5 6 (8.45%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (5.63%) Data Lake
6 4 (5.63%) DataStage
6 4 (5.63%) Hadoop
6 4 (5.63%) NoSQL
6 4 (5.63%) Power Query
7 3 (4.23%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 3 (4.23%) Data Mining
7 3 (4.23%) HBase
7 3 (4.23%) MySQL
7 3 (4.23%) RDBMS
7 3 (4.23%) Relational Database
7 3 (4.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (4.23%) Tableau
8 2 (2.82%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (4.23%) JIRA
1 3 (4.23%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.82%) ERwin
3 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.41%) Toad
3 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 35 (49.30%) Finance
2 25 (35.21%) Social Skills
3 15 (21.13%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (15.49%) Banking
5 8 (11.27%) Marketing
6 6 (8.45%) Legal
7 4 (5.63%) Financial Institution
7 4 (5.63%) Influencing Skills
7 4 (5.63%) Presentation Skills
8 3 (4.23%) Front Office
9 1 (1.41%) French Language
9 1 (1.41%) Investment Banking
9 1 (1.41%) Retail
9 1 (1.41%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 15 (21.13%) Analyst
1 15 (21.13%) Architect
2 14 (19.72%) Data Architect
3 10 (14.08%) Data Analyst
3 10 (14.08%) Data Engineer
4 7 (9.86%) Developer
5 5 (7.04%) Business Analyst
6 4 (5.63%) Consultant
6 4 (5.63%) Data Consultant
7 3 (4.23%) Asset Management Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) Asset Management Business Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Data Manager
7 3 (4.23%) Power BI Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (2.82%) Data Warehouse Business Analyst
8 2 (2.82%) Governance Consultant
8 2 (2.82%) Junior
8 2 (2.82%) Project Manager
8 2 (2.82%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.23%) Kafka
2 2 (2.82%) HTML
2 2 (2.82%) RESTful
2 2 (2.82%) Spark Streaming
2 2 (2.82%) Web Services
2 2 (2.82%) XML
3 1 (1.41%) Apache Avro
3 1 (1.41%) Dask
3 1 (1.41%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (1.41%) HTML5
3 1 (1.41%) JSON
3 1 (1.41%) OAuth
3 1 (1.41%) REST
3 1 (1.41%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.63%) Algorithms
1 4 (5.63%) Fixed Income
1 4 (5.63%) Hybrid Cloud
1 4 (5.63%) Taxonomies
2 3 (4.23%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (4.23%) User Experience
2 3 (4.23%) Virtual Team
3 2 (2.82%) Equities
3 2 (2.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (2.82%) Hedge funds
3 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.82%) Tandem
4 1 (1.41%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (1.41%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.41%) Derivative
4 1 (1.41%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.41%) Legacy Applications
4 1 (1.41%) Legacy Systems
4 1 (1.41%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (46.48%) Data Modelling
2 27 (38.03%) Data Management
3 25 (35.21%) Analytics
4 23 (32.39%) Data Governance
5 15 (21.13%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (19.72%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (18.31%) Data Analysis
7 13 (18.31%) Data Lineage
8 12 (16.90%) Data Integration
8 12 (16.90%) ETL
8 12 (16.90%) Logical Data Model
8 12 (16.90%) Problem-Solving
9 11 (15.49%) Information Security
10 10 (14.08%) DevOps
10 10 (14.08%) Physical Data Model
11 8 (11.27%) Asset Management
11 8 (11.27%) Data Analytics
11 8 (11.27%) Data Architecture
11 8 (11.27%) Data Mapping
11 8 (11.27%) Data Strategy
Programming Languages
1 29 (40.85%) SQL
2 15 (21.13%) Python
3 5 (7.04%) Java
4 4 (5.63%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.82%) C#
5 2 (2.82%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 2 (2.82%) SPARQL
6 1 (1.41%) CQL
6 1 (1.41%) Java 11
6 1 (1.41%) Java 8
6 1 (1.41%) Perl
6 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.04%) Degree
2 4 (5.63%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.23%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.82%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.41%) ACCA
5 1 (1.41%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.41%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.86%) GDPR
2 3 (4.23%) QA
2 3 (4.23%) SLA
3 2 (2.82%) MiFID
4 1 (1.41%) AIFMD
4 1 (1.41%) GMP
4 1 (1.41%) IFRS
4 1 (1.41%) PMO
4 1 (1.41%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (4.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.23%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.41%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (15.49%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.86%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (7.04%) Informatica
4 4 (5.63%) Cloudera
5 3 (4.23%) HubSpot
6 2 (2.82%) Charles River
6 2 (2.82%) IBM
6 2 (2.82%) MuleSoft
6 2 (2.82%) OneTrust
6 2 (2.82%) Pega
6 2 (2.82%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.41%) Alteryx
7 1 (1.41%) Databricks
7 1 (1.41%) Google
7 1 (1.41%) Hortonworks
7 1 (1.41%) IFS
7 1 (1.41%) Oracle
7 1 (1.41%) SAP
7 1 (1.41%) Talend