Period
to 20 February 2020

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 20 February 2020 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
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 143 155 199
Rank change year-on-year +12 +44 -52
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 50 96 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.06% 1.41% 0.83%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.80% 16.08% 6.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 77 46
City of London median daily rate £500 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +15.79% -5.00%
10th Percentile £282 £314 £300
90th Percentile £629 £590 £663
Central London median daily rate £500 £550 £475
% change year-on-year -9.09% +15.79% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
City of London median hourly rate - - £65.00
Central London median hourly rate - - £65.00

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 463 597 850
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 9.83% 8.76% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 444 652
City of London median daily rate £480 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% - -
10th Percentile £297 £275 £325
90th Percentile £650 £638 £678
Central London median daily rate £475 £493 £488
% change year-on-year -3.55% +1.03% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 14
City of London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +46.67% -16.67%
Central London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% +46.67% -11.76%

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Data Quality as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Quality in the City of London

Data Quality
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Quality in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Quality in the City of London

Data Quality
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor 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 20 February 2020. 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 +17 3 £400 -27.27%
Data Quality
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 February 2020, 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 22 (44.00%) SQL
2 21 (42.00%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (30.00%) Data Management
4 14 (28.00%) Finance
5 13 (26.00%) ETL
6 12 (24.00%) Data Governance
7 11 (22.00%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (22.00%) Data Analysis
8 10 (20.00%) Data Modelling
8 10 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (18.00%) Relational Database
9 9 (18.00%) Microsoft Excel
9 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (14.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (14.00%) Oracle
10 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
10 7 (14.00%) Analytics
10 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
11 6 (12.00%) Banking
12 5 (10.00%) Business Analysis
12 5 (10.00%) Scala
12 5 (10.00%) XML
12 5 (10.00%) Validation
12 5 (10.00%) Quality Management
12 5 (10.00%) Migration
12 5 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (10.00%) Mentoring
12 5 (10.00%) Kimball Methodology
12 5 (10.00%) Master Data Management

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 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.00%) SAS
3 1 (2.00%) Apache Airflow
3 1 (2.00%) ArcGIS
3 1 (2.00%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 9 (18.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) Power Platform
2 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Flow
2 4 (8.00%) PowerApps
3 2 (4.00%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (2.00%) AWS
4 1 (2.00%) Azure
4 1 (2.00%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (2.00%) GCP
4 1 (2.00%) GitHub
4 1 (2.00%) PaaS
4 1 (2.00%) SaaS
4 1 (2.00%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.00%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (18.00%) Relational Database
3 7 (14.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (10.00%) Power BI
6 4 (8.00%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (6.00%) DB2
7 3 (6.00%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (4.00%) Big Data
8 2 (4.00%) Data Mining
8 2 (4.00%) Hadoop
8 2 (4.00%) NoSQL
8 2 (4.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 1 (2.00%) Apache Hive
9 1 (2.00%) Base SAS
9 1 (2.00%) Cosmos DB
9 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
9 1 (2.00%) Neo4j
9 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 14 (28.00%) Finance
2 6 (12.00%) Banking
3 3 (6.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (44.00%) Analyst
2 17 (34.00%) Data Analyst
3 12 (24.00%) Developer
4 6 (12.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Consultant
6 4 (8.00%) Administrator
6 4 (8.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Power BI Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) SQL Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) SQL Data Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) SQL Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Data Consultant
7 3 (6.00%) Report Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.00%) Financial Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
8 2 (4.00%) SAP Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) XML
2 2 (4.00%) HTML
2 2 (4.00%) Web Services
3 1 (2.00%) .NET
3 1 (2.00%) Ajax
3 1 (2.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.00%) CSS
3 1 (2.00%) REST
3 1 (2.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.00%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.00%) Derivative
3 1 (2.00%) OTC Derivatives
3 1 (2.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.00%) Linux
1 1 (2.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.00%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (30.00%) Data Management
3 13 (26.00%) ETL
4 12 (24.00%) Data Governance
5 11 (22.00%) Data Analysis
6 10 (20.00%) Data Modelling
6 10 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (14.00%) Analytics
9 5 (10.00%) Business Analysis
9 5 (10.00%) Kimball Methodology
9 5 (10.00%) Master Data Management
9 5 (10.00%) Mentoring
9 5 (10.00%) Migration
9 5 (10.00%) Quality Management
9 5 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (10.00%) Validation
10 4 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (8.00%) Data Migration
10 4 (8.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 22 (44.00%) SQL
2 5 (10.00%) Scala
3 4 (8.00%) Java
3 4 (8.00%) Perl
3 4 (8.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (6.00%) Python
5 2 (4.00%) C++
5 2 (4.00%) R
6 1 (2.00%) C#
6 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.00%) VB
6 1 (2.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) MBA
2 1 (2.00%) PMP
2 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) Basel III
2 1 (2.00%) EMIR
2 1 (2.00%) IFRS
2 1 (2.00%) IFRS 9
2 1 (2.00%) MiFID
Vendors
1 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (14.00%) Oracle
2 4 (8.00%) SAP
2 4 (8.00%) Teradata
3 3 (6.00%) Netezza
3 3 (6.00%) Sybase
3 3 (6.00%) Tableau
4 2 (4.00%) Alteryx
5 1 (2.00%) Cognos
5 1 (2.00%) Google
5 1 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.00%) ServiceNow