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 3 months to 30 April 2017 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
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 57 94
Rank change year-on-year -31 +37  
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 14 43 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.88% 2.69% 0.57%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.69% 22.51% 5.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 29 6
Median daily rate £475 £325 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.15% -8.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £243 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £528 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +3.52% +6.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -36.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year - -46.00%  

Data Quality is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next 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 and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 182 191 191
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 11.42% 11.93% 10.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 111 100
Median daily rate £390 £406 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +1.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £241 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £580 £522
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £389 £375
% change year-on-year +2.89% +3.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 8
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £14.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.00% +36.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.40 £11.00 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.05 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £33.00 £25.12
% change year-on-year -25.75% +31.36%  

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing Data Quality as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

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 3 months to 30 April 2017.

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 3 months to 30 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire +4 8 £450 -16.27%
Nottinghamshire -5 3 - - 2
Data Quality
England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Quality also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 8 (32.00%) Data Modelling
1 8 (32.00%) ETL
1 8 (32.00%) Dashboard Development
2 6 (24.00%) Data Structures
2 6 (24.00%) Data Management
3 5 (20.00%) Migration
3 5 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 5 (20.00%) CRM
3 5 (20.00%) Cognos
3 5 (20.00%) SQL
3 5 (20.00%) User Experience
4 4 (16.00%) Master Data Management
4 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
4 4 (16.00%) Hadoop
4 4 (16.00%) Visualisation
4 4 (16.00%) Data Architecture
4 4 (16.00%) Data Visualisation
4 4 (16.00%) Validation
4 4 (16.00%) Data Governance
4 4 (16.00%) RDBMS
5 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (12.00%) ERP
5 3 (12.00%) Data Extraction
5 3 (12.00%) Logical Data Model
5 3 (12.00%) Physical Data Model
5 3 (12.00%) Data Lake
6 2 (8.00%) IFRS
6 2 (8.00%) Data Strategy
6 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared

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 1 (4.00%) Apache
1 1 (4.00%) Apache Pig
1 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) SPSS
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Infor M3
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Kerberos
1 1 (4.00%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) Hadoop
1 4 (16.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (12.00%) Data Lake
2 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (8.00%) Big Data
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.00%) Apache Hive
4 1 (4.00%) HBase
4 1 (4.00%) Kalido
4 1 (4.00%) Mahout
4 1 (4.00%) MS Access
4 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.00%) PowerCenter
4 1 (4.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) ERwin
1 1 (4.00%) JMeter
1 1 (4.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Analyst
1 10 (40.00%) Data Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Cognos Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Data Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Data Quality Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Quality Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Management Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) E-Business Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Informatica Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Migration Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Report Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Data Structures
2 5 (20.00%) User Experience
3 2 (8.00%) Taxonomies
4 1 (4.00%) NHS
4 1 (4.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Dashboard Development
1 8 (32.00%) Data Modelling
1 8 (32.00%) ETL
2 6 (24.00%) Data Management
3 5 (20.00%) CRM
3 5 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 5 (20.00%) Migration
4 4 (16.00%) Data Architecture
4 4 (16.00%) Data Governance
4 4 (16.00%) Data Visualisation
4 4 (16.00%) Master Data Management
4 4 (16.00%) Validation
4 4 (16.00%) Visualisation
5 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (12.00%) Data Extraction
5 3 (12.00%) ERP
5 3 (12.00%) Logical Data Model
5 3 (12.00%) Physical Data Model
6 2 (8.00%) Data Cleansing
6 2 (8.00%) Data Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) Java
2 2 (8.00%) R
3 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) IFRS
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Docker
1 1 (4.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Ambari
1 1 (4.00%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (4.00%) Nagios
1 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Cognos
2 2 (8.00%) Infor
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Informatica
3 1 (4.00%) SAP
3 1 (4.00%) Splunk
3 1 (4.00%) Talend