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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Quality
England / East of England
Rank 104 92 103
Rank change year-on-year -12 +11  
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 22 31 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.01% 1.27% 1.12%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.32% 11.23% 9.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 20
Median daily rate £375 £363 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -9.48%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £413 £401
% change year-on-year +2.42% +2.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £16.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.50 £15.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -30.00% -40.00%  

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

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 236 276 310
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 10.87% 11.30% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 150 168
Median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £243 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £542 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 26 20
Median hourly rate £21.95 £42.75 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.65% +51.32%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £16.13 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.75 £62.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.45 £41.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -52.56% +57.69%  

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 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 3 months to 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Quality in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 24 March 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
Norfolk - 8 £550 - 2
Cambridgeshire 0 6 £400 - 1
Essex -8 6 £338 +12.50% 1
Suffolk -8 2 - -
Bedfordshire -6 1 £310 -14.48% 1
Data Quality
England

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 15 (39.47%) SQL
2 14 (36.84%) Data Modelling
2 14 (36.84%) Data Cleansing
3 13 (34.21%) Migration
4 12 (31.58%) Finance
4 12 (31.58%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (31.58%) Data Migration
5 11 (28.95%) Data Management
5 11 (28.95%) Data Analysis
6 10 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (26.32%) Oracle
7 9 (23.68%) ETL
8 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
8 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (18.42%) Software Testing
9 7 (18.42%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (15.79%) Data Governance
10 6 (15.79%) Master Data Management
10 6 (15.79%) Test Management
10 6 (15.79%) Data Protection
10 6 (15.79%) Test Automation
10 6 (15.79%) UML
10 6 (15.79%) SOA
11 5 (13.16%) SAP
11 5 (13.16%) XML
11 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
11 5 (13.16%) Data Architecture
11 5 (13.16%) Data Integration
11 5 (13.16%) Degree
11 5 (13.16%) Data Structures

Data Quality
Top Related 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 (10.53%) Confluence
1 4 (10.53%) WebLogic
2 3 (7.89%) JBoss
3 2 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) SAP MDG
1 2 (5.26%) SAP MDM
2 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (31.58%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
3 4 (10.53%) Data Mart
3 4 (10.53%) MS Access
3 4 (10.53%) OLAP
3 4 (10.53%) OLTP
3 4 (10.53%) Oracle ODI
3 4 (10.53%) Oracle OLAP
3 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (5.26%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (5.26%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (5.26%) PowerCenter
5 2 (5.26%) QlikView
5 2 (5.26%) Spotfire
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.63%) MySQL
6 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) JIRA
1 4 (10.53%) JMeter
1 4 (10.53%) LoadRunner
1 4 (10.53%) Selenium
1 4 (10.53%) SoapUI
2 2 (5.26%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 12 (31.58%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Marketing
2 2 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Architect
2 10 (26.32%) Data Architect
3 8 (21.05%) Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Data Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Developer
4 3 (7.89%) SAP Data Manager
4 3 (7.89%) SAP Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Test Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Tester
5 2 (5.26%) Administrator
5 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Data Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Oracle Architect
5 2 (5.26%) QlikView Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Salesforce Administrator
5 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Test Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) UML Architect
6 1 (2.63%) Information Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) XML
2 3 (7.89%) Java EE
3 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Data Structures
2 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.53%) Client/Server
3 3 (7.89%) Reference Data
4 2 (5.26%) User Experience
5 1 (2.63%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.63%) AS400
5 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Windows
2 3 (7.89%) Windows Server
2 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) Data Cleansing
1 14 (36.84%) Data Modelling
2 13 (34.21%) Migration
3 12 (31.58%) Data Migration
4 11 (28.95%) Data Analysis
4 11 (28.95%) Data Management
5 10 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (23.68%) ETL
7 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (18.42%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (18.42%) Software Testing
9 6 (15.79%) Data Governance
9 6 (15.79%) Data Protection
9 6 (15.79%) Master Data Management
9 6 (15.79%) SOA
9 6 (15.79%) Test Automation
9 6 (15.79%) Test Management
9 6 (15.79%) UML
10 5 (13.16%) Data Architecture
10 5 (13.16%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 15 (39.47%) SQL
2 3 (7.89%) C
2 3 (7.89%) Java
3 2 (5.26%) VBA
4 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Degree
1 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.89%) ISEB
2 3 (7.89%) ISTQB
2 3 (7.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (5.26%) BC Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (7.89%) GDPR
2 2 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) Oracle
2 5 (13.16%) SAP
3 4 (10.53%) Informatica
3 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.53%) Teradata
4 3 (7.89%) GoldenSource
4 3 (7.89%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (5.26%) Embarcadero
5 2 (5.26%) IBM
5 2 (5.26%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (5.26%) Talend
5 2 (5.26%) VMware