Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 22 November 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 of England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 149 147 156
Rank change year-on-year -2 +9 +16
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 60 50 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.16% 1.03% 0.89%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.50% 9.43% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 36 29
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £270 £256 £299
90th Percentile £593 £532 £488
England median daily rate £463 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.78% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
East of England median hourly rate £34.50 £27.50 £25.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.45% +7.05% +16.77%
England median hourly rate £20.56 £13.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +52.31% -30.77% +8.33%

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 of England with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 706 530 613
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 13.68% 10.88% 10.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 296 324
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £221 £183 £186
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 44 72
East of England median hourly rate £22.75 £37.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.33% +29.31% +5.45%
10th Percentile £10.49 £13.48 £14.15
90th Percentile £47.50 £49.18 £47.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £22.84 £21.67
% change year-on-year -12.42% +5.40% +11.10%

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Quality in the East of England

Data Quality
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Quality in the East of England

Data Quality
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Quality in the East of England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Quality in the East of England

Data Quality
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Quality in the East of England

Data Quality
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Quality in the East of England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Data Quality in the East of England

Data Quality
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Hertfordshire +2 28 £500 +73.91% 2
Cambridgeshire -6 15 £363 -3.33% 3
Suffolk +17 5 £525 -
Essex -16 5 £450 - 1
Bedfordshire -8 3 £475 +26.67%
East Anglia -1 2 - -
Norfolk -7 2 £400 -21.95% 1
Data Quality
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 of England region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 40 (66.67%) SQL
2 25 (41.67%) Migration
3 23 (38.33%) Data Migration
4 20 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 16 (26.67%) Data Mapping
5 16 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
6 15 (25.00%) Reference Data
6 15 (25.00%) Oracle
6 15 (25.00%) ETL
7 14 (23.33%) Data Modelling
7 14 (23.33%) Security Cleared
8 13 (21.67%) T-SQL
9 12 (20.00%) SC Cleared
9 12 (20.00%) Talend Open Studio
9 12 (20.00%) Talend
10 11 (18.33%) XML
10 11 (18.33%) Finance
10 11 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (16.67%) Data Analysis
11 10 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (13.33%) C#
12 8 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (11.67%) PL/SQL
13 7 (11.67%) Microsoft
14 6 (10.00%) Data Management
14 6 (10.00%) Database Tuning
14 6 (10.00%) Data Structures
15 5 (8.33%) Dashboard Development

Data Quality
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 4 (6.67%) WebLogic
2 3 (5.00%) Apache Spark
2 3 (5.00%) JBoss
3 2 (3.33%) Apache
3 2 (3.33%) Confluence
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (3.33%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.33%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.67%) SAP MDG
2 1 (1.67%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.67%) SaaS
2 1 (1.67%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) HTTP
2 1 (1.67%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (8.33%) Power BI
5 4 (6.67%) Amazon Redshift
5 4 (6.67%) Oracle Database
5 4 (6.67%) Qlik Sense
5 4 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (5.00%) Hadoop
7 2 (3.33%) Big Data
7 2 (3.33%) MySQL
7 2 (3.33%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.67%) Amazon Aurora
8 1 (1.67%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 12 (20.00%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (3.33%) JIRA
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (3.33%) PowerDesigner
2 2 (3.33%) Selenium
2 2 (3.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.67%) ERwin
General
1 11 (18.33%) Finance
2 5 (8.33%) Publishing
3 4 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.33%) Retail
5 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (25.00%) Analyst
2 11 (18.33%) Consultant
2 11 (18.33%) Data Analyst
2 11 (18.33%) Developer
3 8 (13.33%) SQL Server Consultant
4 6 (10.00%) Architect
5 5 (8.33%) SQL Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Administrator
6 4 (6.67%) Salesforce Administrator
6 4 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) AWS Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Data Architect
7 3 (5.00%) Data Migration Specialist
7 3 (5.00%) ETL Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Migration Specialist
7 3 (5.00%) Senior Data Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) COBOL Programmer
8 2 (3.33%) Developer Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Quality Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.33%) XML
2 4 (6.67%) JSON
2 4 (6.67%) XML Schema
3 3 (5.00%) Middleware
4 2 (3.33%) .NET
4 2 (3.33%) J2EE
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (3.33%) Web Services
4 2 (3.33%) WebCenter
4 2 (3.33%) XSD
5 1 (1.67%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.67%) REST
5 1 (1.67%) SOAP
5 1 (1.67%) Visualforce
5 1 (1.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (25.00%) Reference Data
3 6 (10.00%) Data Structures
4 5 (8.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.33%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.33%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.67%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.67%) User Experience
6 1 (1.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.00%) Linux
2 2 (3.33%) Unix
3 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (41.67%) Migration
2 23 (38.33%) Data Migration
3 16 (26.67%) Data Mapping
4 15 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
4 15 (25.00%) ETL
5 14 (23.33%) Data Modelling
6 11 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (16.67%) Data Analysis
8 6 (10.00%) Data Management
8 6 (10.00%) Database Tuning
9 5 (8.33%) Analytics
9 5 (8.33%) Dashboard Development
9 5 (8.33%) Data Analytics
9 5 (8.33%) Data Extraction
9 5 (8.33%) Scrum
9 5 (8.33%) Test Automation
10 4 (6.67%) Acceptance Criteria
10 4 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (6.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 40 (66.67%) SQL
2 13 (21.67%) T-SQL
3 8 (13.33%) C#
4 7 (11.67%) PL/SQL
5 5 (8.33%) C
5 5 (8.33%) Java
5 5 (8.33%) Python
6 4 (6.67%) R
7 3 (5.00%) Scala
8 2 (3.33%) COBOL
8 2 (3.33%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.67%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (23.33%) Security Cleared
2 12 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.33%) ISEB
3 2 (3.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) GDPR
1 3 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 15 (25.00%) Oracle
2 12 (20.00%) Talend
3 7 (11.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (6.67%) Alteryx
5 4 (6.67%) SAP
5 4 (6.67%) Tableau
6 3 (5.00%) HP
7 2 (3.33%) Hyperion
7 2 (3.33%) IBM
7 2 (3.33%) Informatica
8 1 (1.67%) Ariba
8 1 (1.67%) Citrix
8 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.67%) Teradata
8 1 (1.67%) Workday