Period
to 27 November 2021

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 27 November 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 of England
6 months to
27 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 110 75 128
Rank change year-on-year -35 +53 +8
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 31 20 44
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 1.20% 1.54% 1.14%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.51% 12.42% 8.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 12 31
10th Percentile £177 £308 £233
25th Percentile £215 £344 £280
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £375 £400 £388
Median % change year-on-year -6.25% +3.23% -13.89%
75th Percentile £606 £527 £444
90th Percentile £665 £650 £525
England median daily rate £530 £500 £463
% change year-on-year +6.00% +8.11% -0.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.89 - -
England median hourly rate £22.39 £22.96 £28.00
% change year-on-year -2.49% -17.99% +38.31%

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 326 161 498
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 12.67% 12.37% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 82 268
10th Percentile £131 £228 £125
25th Percentile £215 £313 £253
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £400 £413 £400
Median % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% -4.76%
75th Percentile £534 £492 £502
90th Percentile £650 £549 £625
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 29 50
10th Percentile £10.67 £10.90 £9.65
25th Percentile £12.25 £14.50 £10.75
Median hourly rate £21.00 £26.50 £16.00
Median % change year-on-year -20.75% +65.63% -11.11%
75th Percentile £49.25 £45.00 £25.40
90th Percentile £59.85 " £47.50
England median hourly rate £21.00 £22.25 £20.21
% change year-on-year -5.62% +10.12% -2.85%

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Data Quality as a proportion 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

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

Daily rate trend for Data Quality in the East of England

Data Quality
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Data Quality in the East of England over the 6 months to 27 November 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Data Quality in the East of England

Data Quality
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Hourly rate trend for Data Quality in the East of England

Data Quality
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Data Quality in the East of England over the 6 months to 27 November 2021.

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 27 November 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
Essex - 15 £215 - 2
Cambridgeshire -22 10 £613 +16.67%
Hertfordshire -29 3 £581 +47.62% 5
Bedfordshire -21 1 - -
Norfolk - 1 - - 1
Data Quality
England

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 of England region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 17 (54.84%) SQL
2 16 (51.61%) NHS
3 15 (48.39%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (48.39%) Data Protection
3 15 (48.39%) Analytics
4 14 (45.16%) Management Information System
5 13 (41.94%) Information Management
6 12 (38.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (38.71%) Microsoft Excel
7 11 (35.48%) Freedom of Information
7 11 (35.48%) Freedom of Information Act
7 11 (35.48%) Power BI
7 11 (35.48%) Power Platform
8 10 (32.26%) Information Governance
8 10 (32.26%) Validation
9 8 (25.81%) SC Cleared
9 8 (25.81%) Line Management
9 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
10 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (19.35%) Risk Management
11 6 (19.35%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (19.35%) Social Skills
12 5 (16.13%) Data Engineering
12 5 (16.13%) Degree
12 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
13 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
13 4 (12.90%) Finance
13 4 (12.90%) Public Sector
13 4 (12.90%) Informatics
13 4 (12.90%) Relational Database

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 1 (3.23%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 12 (38.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) HealthRoster
Cloud Services
1 11 (35.48%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (38.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (35.48%) Power BI
3 6 (19.35%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.23%) Apache Hive
5 1 (3.23%) Big Data
5 1 (3.23%) Cloudera CDH
5 1 (3.23%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.23%) MySQL
5 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.23%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (19.35%) Social Skills
2 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Public Sector
3 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.68%) Military
3 3 (9.68%) Organisational Skills
3 3 (9.68%) Presentation Skills
4 2 (6.45%) Electronics
4 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.45%) Marketing
4 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.23%) Japanese Language
5 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Analyst
2 9 (29.03%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 9 (29.03%) Report Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Data Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Data Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Power BI Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Data Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Administrator
6 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence Lead
6 1 (3.23%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Data Migration Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Hadoop Administrator
6 1 (3.23%) Head of Analytics
6 1 (3.23%) Head of Data Analytics
6 1 (3.23%) Migration Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Kafka
1 1 (3.23%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 16 (51.61%) NHS
2 14 (45.16%) Management Information System
3 11 (35.48%) Freedom of Information
3 11 (35.48%) Freedom of Information Act
4 3 (9.68%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (6.45%) Data Structures
6 1 (3.23%) Algorithms
6 1 (3.23%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (3.23%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Linux
1 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Analytics
1 15 (48.39%) Business Intelligence
1 15 (48.39%) Data Protection
2 13 (41.94%) Information Management
3 10 (32.26%) Information Governance
3 10 (32.26%) Validation
4 8 (25.81%) Line Management
5 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (19.35%) Risk Management
7 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
7 5 (16.13%) Data Engineering
8 4 (12.90%) Informatics
9 3 (9.68%) Data Analysis
9 3 (9.68%) Data Modelling
9 3 (9.68%) Open Source
10 2 (6.45%) Cyber Resilience
10 2 (6.45%) Data Architecture
10 2 (6.45%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (6.45%) Master Data Management
10 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.23%) C
3 1 (3.23%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 1 (3.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) SC Cleared
1 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
2 5 (16.13%) Degree
3 1 (3.23%) DBS Check
3 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) HL7
1 1 (3.23%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.23%) HDFS
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) SAP
3 1 (3.23%) Alteryx
3 1 (3.23%) Cloudera
3 1 (3.23%) StreamSets
3 1 (3.23%) Zoomdata