Period
to 23 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 July 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 116 76
Rank change year-on-year +13 -40 +48
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 40 32 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.37% 1.02% 2.02%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.02% 9.55% 16.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 39
East Midlands median daily rate £473 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.18% +30.77% -10.96%
10th Percentile £288 £368 £225
90th Percentile £677 £550 £583
England median daily rate £480 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.27% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
East Midlands median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £16.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +11.87% -30.80%
10th Percentile £18.00 £16.40 £15.62
90th Percentile £20.00 £19.20 £16.42
England median hourly rate £26.75 £16.50 £16.09
% change year-on-year +62.12% +2.55% -25.65%

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 East Midlands with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 363 335 392
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 12.42% 10.67% 12.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 204 229
East Midlands median daily rate £420 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £252 £207 £250
90th Percentile £550 £538 £603
England median daily rate £450 £450 £415
% change year-on-year - +8.43% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 20 23
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £37.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.67% +87.50% +36.40%
10th Percentile £9.60 £10.59 £9.20
90th Percentile £43.60 £52.50 £76.75
England median hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +31.58% -15.56% +4.65%

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Data Quality as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Data Quality in the East Midlands

Data Quality
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Quality in the East Midlands

Data Quality
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Quality in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 23 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Quality in the East Midlands

Data Quality
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Quality in the East Midlands

Data Quality
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 July 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
Northamptonshire -7 15 £525 +23.53% 1
Derbyshire - 14 £463 -
Leicestershire +11 7 £500 +135.85%
Nottinghamshire -7 4 £438 +9.38% 4
Data Quality
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 25 (62.50%) ETL
2 24 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (37.50%) SQL
5 13 (32.50%) Python
5 13 (32.50%) Retail
5 13 (32.50%) R
5 13 (32.50%) Big Data
6 12 (30.00%) Apache Spark
7 11 (27.50%) Analytics
7 11 (27.50%) Hadoop
7 11 (27.50%) Informatica
7 11 (27.50%) Manufacturing
8 10 (25.00%) PLM
8 10 (25.00%) Finance
8 10 (25.00%) PowerCenter
8 10 (25.00%) Data Analytics
8 10 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (25.00%) Data Engineering
9 9 (22.50%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (22.50%) Cloudera
9 9 (22.50%) Credit Risk
9 9 (22.50%) Corporate Banking
9 9 (22.50%) Banking
9 9 (22.50%) Unix
9 9 (22.50%) Ab Initio
10 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
11 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
12 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (12.50%) Master Data Management

Data Quality
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 12 (30.00%) Apache Spark
2 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.00%) Apache Pig
4 1 (2.50%) MindAlign
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.50%) Chatbot
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (32.50%) Big Data
3 11 (27.50%) Hadoop
4 10 (25.00%) PowerCenter
5 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
6 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (5.00%) Apache Hive
7 2 (5.00%) RDBMS
7 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
7 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (2.50%) Data Lake
8 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (2.50%) Power BI
8 1 (2.50%) Qlik Sense
8 1 (2.50%) QlikView
8 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) ERwin
1 3 (7.50%) Toad
2 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.50%) JIRA
3 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 13 (32.50%) Retail
2 11 (27.50%) Manufacturing
3 10 (25.00%) Finance
4 9 (22.50%) Banking
4 9 (22.50%) Corporate Banking
5 4 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) Data Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) Senior Data Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) Consultant
3 4 (10.00%) Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Architect
4 3 (7.50%) Big Data Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Data Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Data Architect
4 3 (7.50%) Data Modeller
4 3 (7.50%) Data Scientist
5 2 (5.00%) Ab Initio Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Administrator
5 2 (5.00%) Data Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) Data Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Data Migration Manager
5 2 (5.00%) DBA
5 2 (5.00%) IT Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Migration Manager
5 2 (5.00%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) Natural Language Processing
2 2 (5.00%) Deeplearning4j
2 2 (5.00%) MXNet
2 2 (5.00%) Spring
2 2 (5.00%) TensorFlow
2 2 (5.00%) Theano
3 1 (2.50%) .NET
3 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.50%) HTML
3 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Credit Risk
2 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.00%) Data Structures
3 4 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.50%) Data Centre
5 2 (5.00%) CMDB
6 1 (2.50%) e-Learning
6 1 (2.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (22.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (62.50%) ETL
2 16 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (27.50%) Analytics
4 10 (25.00%) Data Analytics
4 10 (25.00%) Data Engineering
4 10 (25.00%) PLM
4 10 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (22.50%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
6 5 (12.50%) Data Governance
6 5 (12.50%) Data Management
6 5 (12.50%) Data Strategy
6 5 (12.50%) Master Data Management
7 4 (10.00%) Data Migration
7 4 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 4 (10.00%) Migration
7 4 (10.00%) Open Source
7 4 (10.00%) Visualisation
8 3 (7.50%) Data Science
8 3 (7.50%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 15 (37.50%) SQL
2 13 (32.50%) Python
2 13 (32.50%) R
3 2 (5.00%) Java
3 2 (5.00%) Scala
4 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) MCSE
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) Informatica
2 9 (22.50%) Ab Initio
2 9 (22.50%) Cloudera
3 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
4 4 (10.00%) Tableau
5 3 (7.50%) Oracle
6 2 (5.00%) Alteryx
7 1 (2.50%) Bloomberg
7 1 (2.50%) RapidMiner
7 1 (2.50%) Reuters
7 1 (2.50%) SAP