Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 133 136 152
Rank change year-on-year +3 +16 -4
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 64 60 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.41% 1.25% 0.69%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.17% 9.33% 6.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 39 20
East of England median daily rate £460 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.24% +13.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £369 £273 £248
90th Percentile £550 £588 £541
England median daily rate £475 £456 £438
% change year-on-year +4.16% +4.23% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
East of England median hourly rate £18.69 £34.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.83% - -
England median hourly rate £20.25 £22.00 £13.25
% change year-on-year -7.98% +66.04% -17.19%

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 526 643 480
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 11.62% 13.43% 10.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 337 273
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -3.85%
10th Percentile £175 £230 £180
90th Percentile £588 £571 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 47 36
East of England median hourly rate £17.44 £26.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.93% -32.90% +10.71%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.34 £15.75
90th Percentile £48.03 £48.40 £63.38
England median hourly rate £20.25 £20.60 £23.09
% change year-on-year -1.72% -10.77% -4.72%

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 16 January 2019.

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
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 16 January 2019. 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 -10 21 £400 -17.95% 3
Bedfordshire +27 16 £435 -3.33%
Hertfordshire -3 15 £550 +37.50% 1
Cambridgeshire +14 11 £550 +46.67% 3
Suffolk -2 1 £400 -23.81% 2
Data Quality
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 32 (50.00%) QA
2 31 (48.44%) SQL
3 28 (43.75%) ETL
4 26 (40.63%) User Acceptance Testing
5 25 (39.06%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (34.38%) Migration
7 20 (31.25%) Test Automation
8 19 (29.69%) BDD
8 19 (29.69%) TDD
9 18 (28.13%) Confluence
9 18 (28.13%) Test Strategy
9 18 (28.13%) Data Migration
10 17 (26.56%) JIRA
10 17 (26.56%) Scrum
11 15 (23.44%) Data Modelling
11 15 (23.44%) Pentaho
11 15 (23.44%) User Stories
11 15 (23.44%) Coaching
11 15 (23.44%) Data Engineering
12 14 (21.88%) Test Planning
12 14 (21.88%) Data Integration
12 14 (21.88%) Integration Testing
12 14 (21.88%) Test Scripting
12 14 (21.88%) Oracle
12 14 (21.88%) SAP
12 14 (21.88%) Acceptance Criteria
13 13 (20.31%) ISEB
13 13 (20.31%) LoadRunner
13 13 (20.31%) JMeter
13 13 (20.31%) ISTQB

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 18 (28.13%) Confluence
2 5 (7.81%) SAS
3 4 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.13%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.56%) IBM Domino
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.69%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.56%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (17.19%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (3.13%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.56%) SAP MDG
3 1 (1.56%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.56%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (1.56%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.56%) GitHub
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (23.44%) Pentaho
2 11 (17.19%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (14.06%) Impala
4 7 (10.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (10.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (9.38%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (9.38%) MySQL
5 6 (9.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (6.25%) Hadoop
6 4 (6.25%) NoSQL
6 4 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (4.69%) Apache Hive
7 3 (4.69%) Big Data
7 3 (4.69%) Data Lake
7 3 (4.69%) HBase
7 3 (4.69%) SQL Server
8 2 (3.13%) MongoDB
8 2 (3.13%) Power BI
8 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
8 2 (3.13%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 17 (26.56%) JIRA
2 13 (20.31%) JMeter
2 13 (20.31%) LoadRunner
2 13 (20.31%) Selenium
2 13 (20.31%) SoapUI
3 9 (14.06%) Bitbucket
4 3 (4.69%) ERwin
5 1 (1.56%) ER Studio
5 1 (1.56%) GitLab
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 12 (18.75%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Local Government
3 3 (4.69%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.56%) Back Office
4 1 (1.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (32.81%) Analyst
2 11 (17.19%) Tester
3 9 (14.06%) Developer
4 7 (10.94%) Analyst Developer
4 7 (10.94%) Data Analyst
4 7 (10.94%) Data Migration Analyst
4 7 (10.94%) Migration Analyst
4 7 (10.94%) SQL Analyst
4 7 (10.94%) SQL Developer
5 6 (9.38%) Architect
5 6 (9.38%) Data Architect
5 6 (9.38%) Data Migration Developer
5 6 (9.38%) Developer Analyst
5 6 (9.38%) QA Tester
5 6 (9.38%) SQL Data Analyst
5 6 (9.38%) Test Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) Business Intelligence Lead
6 5 (7.81%) Team Leader
7 3 (4.69%) Business Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Data Migration Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.69%) Kafka
1 3 (4.69%) XML
2 2 (3.13%) Natural Language Processing
2 2 (3.13%) SOAP
3 1 (1.56%) Apache Camel
3 1 (1.56%) JDBC
3 1 (1.56%) JSON
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.56%) REST
3 1 (1.56%) RESTful
3 1 (1.56%) Web Services
3 1 (1.56%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (15.63%) Client/Server
3 5 (7.81%) Data Structures
4 4 (6.25%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.13%) Reference Data
5 2 (3.13%) User Experience
6 1 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.56%) NHS
6 1 (1.56%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.56%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.63%) Linux
2 6 (9.38%) Unix
3 2 (3.13%) Solaris
3 2 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (43.75%) ETL
2 26 (40.63%) User Acceptance Testing
3 25 (39.06%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (34.38%) Migration
5 20 (31.25%) Test Automation
6 19 (29.69%) BDD
6 19 (29.69%) TDD
7 18 (28.13%) Data Migration
7 18 (28.13%) Test Strategy
8 17 (26.56%) Scrum
9 15 (23.44%) Coaching
9 15 (23.44%) Data Engineering
9 15 (23.44%) Data Modelling
9 15 (23.44%) User Stories
10 14 (21.88%) Acceptance Criteria
10 14 (21.88%) Data Integration
10 14 (21.88%) Integration Testing
10 14 (21.88%) Test Planning
10 14 (21.88%) Test Scripting
11 13 (20.31%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 31 (48.44%) SQL
2 4 (6.25%) Perl
2 4 (6.25%) Python
3 3 (4.69%) Java
3 3 (4.69%) R
4 2 (3.13%) C
4 2 (3.13%) C++
4 2 (3.13%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (20.31%) ISEB
1 13 (20.31%) ISTQB
2 9 (14.06%) SC Cleared
2 9 (14.06%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.13%) DBS Check
3 2 (3.13%) Degree
3 2 (3.13%) PhD
4 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (3.13%) PMO
3 1 (1.56%) CDISC
3 1 (1.56%) GCP
3 1 (1.56%) SLA
3 1 (1.56%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (4.69%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 14 (21.88%) Oracle
1 14 (21.88%) SAP
2 6 (9.38%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.69%) Talend
4 2 (3.13%) Hortonworks
4 2 (3.13%) Informatica
4 2 (3.13%) Remedy
5 1 (1.56%) Cisco
5 1 (1.56%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.56%) Cognos
5 1 (1.56%) Databricks
5 1 (1.56%) Dataiku
5 1 (1.56%) Embarcadero
5 1 (1.56%) HP
5 1 (1.56%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.56%) IBM
5 1 (1.56%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.56%) Tableau