Period
to 24 January 2022

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 24 January 2022 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
24 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 60 64 108
Rank change year-on-year +4 +44 +5
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 41 6 4
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.75% 0.76% 0.24%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 19.71% 6.25% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 1 3
10th Percentile £306 - £365
25th Percentile £400 - £388
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £378 £450
Median % change year-on-year +19.05% -16.00% -
75th Percentile - - £488
90th Percentile £538 - £495
England median daily rate £550 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -

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 208 96 190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 13.93% 12.23% 11.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 43 105
10th Percentile £94 £270 £174
25th Percentile £213 £315 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £400 £420 £375
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +12.00% -6.25%
75th Percentile £492 £517 £488
90th Percentile £550 £595 £533
England median daily rate £502 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.74% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 11
10th Percentile - - £10.58
25th Percentile £9.00 £9.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate £9.49 £20.37 £14.00
Median % change year-on-year -53.40% +45.46% +9.80%
75th Percentile £10.55 £47.50 £14.14
90th Percentile £12.51 - £15.46
England median hourly rate £25.00 £21.05 £20.75
% change year-on-year +18.76% +1.45% +2.49%

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Data Quality as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Data Quality in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Data Quality in the East Midlands

Data Quality
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Data Quality in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 24 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Data Quality in the East Midlands

Data Quality
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Data Quality in the East Midlands.

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 24 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Northamptonshire -1 16 £450 +19.05% 2
Derbyshire +3 9 £400 -
Leicestershire - 8 £425 - 2
Nottinghamshire -20 6 £210 -
Lincolnshire - 2 £513 -
Data Quality
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2022, 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 18 (43.90%) Finance
2 17 (41.46%) Migration
3 16 (39.02%) Validation
4 15 (36.59%) Data Migration
4 15 (36.59%) ETL
5 14 (34.15%) SQL
6 12 (29.27%) Salesforce.com
6 12 (29.27%) Data Modelling
6 12 (29.27%) Social Skills
7 11 (26.83%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (26.83%) Data Security
7 11 (26.83%) CRM
7 11 (26.83%) Banking
7 11 (26.83%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (24.39%) Data Governance
9 9 (21.95%) Informatica
10 7 (17.07%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (17.07%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (17.07%) Data Analysis
11 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
11 6 (14.63%) Master Data Management
11 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (12.20%) Data Lineage
12 5 (12.20%) Organisational Skills
12 5 (12.20%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 5 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (12.20%) SAP
12 5 (12.20%) Data Management
12 5 (12.20%) Continuous Improvement

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 2 (4.88%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.44%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.88%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) PeopleSoft HCM
1 1 (2.44%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 3 (7.32%) Power Platform
3 1 (2.44%) Azure
3 1 (2.44%) IaaS
3 1 (2.44%) PaaS
3 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) Firewall
1 1 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
3 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (9.76%) Star Schema
4 3 (7.32%) Power BI
4 3 (7.32%) Relational Database
4 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (4.88%) Big Data
5 2 (4.88%) Data Lake
5 2 (4.88%) Metadata
5 2 (4.88%) PowerCenter
5 2 (4.88%) Spark SQL
6 1 (2.44%) Apache Hive
6 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.44%) HBase
6 1 (2.44%) Metadata Repository
6 1 (2.44%) Power Query
6 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 18 (43.90%) Finance
2 12 (29.27%) Social Skills
3 11 (26.83%) Banking
4 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (12.20%) Organisational Skills
6 4 (9.76%) Aerospace
6 4 (9.76%) Public Sector
7 3 (7.32%) Retail
8 1 (2.44%) Documentation Skills
8 1 (2.44%) Influencing Skills
8 1 (2.44%) Legal
8 1 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (41.46%) Developer
2 11 (26.83%) Salesforce Developer
3 6 (14.63%) Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) Data Manager
4 5 (12.20%) Project Manager
5 4 (9.76%) Data Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Data Governance Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Data Governance Manager
5 4 (9.76%) Governance Manager
5 4 (9.76%) Senior Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Consultant
6 3 (7.32%) Data Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Informatica Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) IT Manager
7 2 (4.88%) IT Project Manager
8 1 (2.44%) Ab Initio Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Information Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) XML
2 1 (2.44%) HTML
2 1 (2.44%) Kafka
2 1 (2.44%) RESTful
2 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.83%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (9.76%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (7.32%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (7.32%) NHS
4 2 (4.88%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.44%) Reference Data
5 1 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.44%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (41.46%) Migration
2 16 (39.02%) Validation
3 15 (36.59%) Data Migration
3 15 (36.59%) ETL
4 12 (29.27%) Data Modelling
5 11 (26.83%) CRM
5 11 (26.83%) Data Security
5 11 (26.83%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (24.39%) Data Governance
7 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (17.07%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (17.07%) Data Analysis
8 6 (14.63%) Master Data Management
9 5 (12.20%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (12.20%) Data Lineage
9 5 (12.20%) Data Management
9 5 (12.20%) Data Protection
9 5 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (9.76%) Business Performance Management
10 4 (9.76%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (34.15%) SQL
2 3 (7.32%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.88%) Python
3 2 (4.88%) Scala
3 2 (4.88%) VBA
4 1 (2.44%) C#
4 1 (2.44%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (2.44%) Java
4 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.44%) R
4 1 (2.44%) VB
4 1 (2.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) Degree
4 1 (2.44%) MCSE
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) QA
2 2 (4.88%) GDPR
3 1 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (2.44%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 12 (29.27%) Salesforce.com
2 9 (21.95%) Informatica
3 5 (12.20%) SAP
4 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle
5 1 (2.44%) Ab Initio
5 1 (2.44%) BiZZdesign
5 1 (2.44%) Cloudera
5 1 (2.44%) Databricks
5 1 (2.44%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (2.44%) Sparx
5 1 (2.44%) Teradata