Period
to 25 September 2021

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 25 September 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 45 56 117
Rank change year-on-year +11 +61 -9
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 51 4 7
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.82% 0.76% 0.35%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 25.76% 4.30% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 1 5
10th Percentile £148 " £262
25th Percentile £313 " £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £378 £413
Median % change year-on-year +12.43% -8.36% -8.44%
75th Percentile £450 " £423
90th Percentile £532 " £424
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 198 93 242
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 14.84% 17.58% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 53 135
10th Percentile £121 £204 £152
25th Percentile £198 £310 £309
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £375 £350 £400
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% -3.03%
75th Percentile £471 £450 £466
90th Percentile £575 £522 £531
England median daily rate £500 £473 £450
% change year-on-year +5.82% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 22
10th Percentile " £10.41 £10.58
25th Percentile £9.00 £11.76 £11.19
Median hourly rate £10.04 £14.00 £12.29
Median % change year-on-year -28.32% +13.91% -18.07%
75th Percentile £10.55 £25.00 £14.21
90th Percentile £12.14 £31.60 £15.94
England median hourly rate £20.89 £22.66 £21.05
% change year-on-year -7.81% +7.67% +5.23%

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 25 September 2021.

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 25 September 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
Northamptonshire +4 13 £438 +15.74% 3
Nottinghamshire -9 13 £215 - 1
Leicestershire - 10 £425 - 1
Derbyshire - 9 £375 -
Lincolnshire - 1 £500 -
Data Quality
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 24 (47.06%) Finance
2 19 (37.25%) SQL
2 19 (37.25%) ETL
3 18 (35.29%) Data Modelling
4 17 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (33.33%) Migration
5 15 (29.41%) Social Skills
6 14 (27.45%) Data Migration
7 13 (25.49%) ERP
7 13 (25.49%) Public Sector
8 12 (23.53%) QA
8 12 (23.53%) Data Analysis
9 11 (21.57%) Validation
9 11 (21.57%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (21.57%) Microsoft Excel
9 11 (21.57%) Data Governance
10 10 (19.61%) SAP
10 10 (19.61%) Manufacturing
10 10 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (15.69%) Power BI
12 8 (15.69%) Power Platform
12 8 (15.69%) Retail
12 8 (15.69%) Degree
12 8 (15.69%) Oracle
12 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
13 7 (13.73%) MS Visio
13 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Office
13 7 (13.73%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (13.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint

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 5 (9.80%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.96%) Apache
2 1 (1.96%) Apache Solr
2 1 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.96%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (21.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (13.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 7 (13.73%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (1.96%) SAP R/3
4 1 (1.96%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.69%) Power Platform
2 7 (13.73%) Dynamics 365
3 5 (9.80%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 2 (3.92%) Azure
5 1 (1.96%) Azure Cosmos DB
5 1 (1.96%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (1.96%) Azure Functions
5 1 (1.96%) Azure Logic Apps
5 1 (1.96%) Azure Machine Learning
5 1 (1.96%) Azure Storage
5 1 (1.96%) Azure Synapse Analytics
5 1 (1.96%) IaaS
5 1 (1.96%) PaaS
5 1 (1.96%) SaaS
5 1 (1.96%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) Firewall
1 1 (1.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.69%) Power BI
2 5 (9.80%) Data Lake
2 5 (9.80%) Metadata
3 4 (7.84%) Big Data
3 4 (7.84%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (7.84%) Hadoop
3 4 (7.84%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 4 (7.84%) Power Query
3 4 (7.84%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.84%) Spark SQL
3 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (5.88%) Apache Hive
4 3 (5.88%) HBase
4 3 (5.88%) Impala
4 3 (5.88%) Metadata Repository
4 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.88%) RDBMS
General
1 24 (47.06%) Finance
2 15 (29.41%) Social Skills
3 13 (25.49%) Public Sector
4 10 (19.61%) Manufacturing
5 9 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (15.69%) Retail
7 6 (11.76%) Banking
8 5 (9.80%) Aerospace
8 5 (9.80%) Organisational Skills
9 4 (7.84%) Electronics
9 4 (7.84%) Marketing
9 4 (7.84%) Telecoms
10 1 (1.96%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 19 (37.25%) Developer
2 12 (23.53%) Analyst
3 7 (13.73%) Data Analyst
4 6 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 5 (9.80%) Architect
5 5 (9.80%) Salesforce Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Data Migration Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Oracle Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Power BI Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Support Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Systems Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Systems Support
6 4 (7.84%) Systems Support Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Ab Initio Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Data Architect
7 3 (5.88%) Data Manager
7 3 (5.88%) ERP Support
7 3 (5.88%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.92%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (3.92%) Kafka
3 1 (1.96%) RESTful
3 1 (1.96%) Web Services
3 1 (1.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (7.84%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (7.84%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (3.92%) Legacy Systems
4 2 (3.92%) NHS
4 2 (3.92%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.96%) BYOD
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (37.25%) ETL
2 18 (35.29%) Data Modelling
3 17 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (33.33%) Migration
4 14 (27.45%) Data Migration
5 13 (25.49%) ERP
6 12 (23.53%) Data Analysis
7 11 (21.57%) Data Governance
7 11 (21.57%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (21.57%) Validation
8 10 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (13.73%) ETL Development
10 6 (11.76%) Analytics
10 6 (11.76%) Coaching
10 6 (11.76%) Computer Science
10 6 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (11.76%) Data Management
10 6 (11.76%) Process Improvement
10 6 (11.76%) Scenario Testing
10 6 (11.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (37.25%) SQL
2 4 (7.84%) PL/SQL
2 4 (7.84%) Python
2 4 (7.84%) Scala
3 3 (5.88%) Java
3 3 (5.88%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.96%) C#
4 1 (1.96%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (1.96%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (15.69%) Degree
2 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) MCSE
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (23.53%) QA
2 3 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (3.92%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 3 (5.88%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.96%) Puppet
2 1 (1.96%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (19.61%) SAP
2 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.69%) Oracle
3 7 (13.73%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (11.76%) Informatica
5 3 (5.88%) Ab Initio
5 3 (5.88%) Cloudera
5 3 (5.88%) Teradata
6 2 (3.92%) Databricks
7 1 (1.96%) BiZZdesign
7 1 (1.96%) Foundry
7 1 (1.96%) Hyperion