Period
to 15 August 2018

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 15 August 2018 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 140 135
Rank change year-on-year +8 -5 +6
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 74 54 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.50% 1.16% 1.22%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.23% 9.00% 10.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 37 44
East of England median daily rate £443 £400 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.63% -4.48% +4.69%
10th Percentile £249 £237 £250
90th Percentile £564 £580 £603
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 2
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.27% +19.57% -10.47%
England median hourly rate £24.00 £17.13 £16.09
% change year-on-year +40.15% +6.43% -23.38%

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 605 600 586
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 12.23% 12.87% 11.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 344 299
East of England median daily rate £416 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.06% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £200 £190 £198
90th Percentile £559 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £420
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 50 63
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% -38.71% +6.90%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.78 £10.80
90th Percentile £41.75 £43.75 £46.95
England median hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +17.50% -11.11% +6.77%

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 15 August 2018.

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 15 August 2018.

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 15 August 2018. 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 -1 23 £425 -15.00% 3
Bedfordshire - 19 £438 - 3
Essex +6 18 £525 +55.56%
Cambridgeshire 0 11 £415 +38.47% 3
Suffolk -13 3 £575 -
Data Quality
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, 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 33 (44.59%) ETL
2 30 (40.54%) Oracle
3 27 (36.49%) SQL
4 25 (33.78%) Data Warehouse
5 24 (32.43%) Data Management
5 24 (32.43%) Data Mapping
6 23 (31.08%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (27.03%) XML
8 19 (25.68%) Business Intelligence
8 19 (25.68%) Microsoft
8 19 (25.68%) Data Integration
8 19 (25.68%) QA
9 17 (22.97%) Migration
10 16 (21.62%) Data Modelling
11 15 (20.27%) ERP
11 15 (20.27%) XML Schema
11 15 (20.27%) Management Information System
11 15 (20.27%) Logistics
11 15 (20.27%) Data Migration
12 14 (18.92%) User Stories
12 14 (18.92%) People Management
12 14 (18.92%) Data Analysis
12 14 (18.92%) DataStage
12 14 (18.92%) QualityStage
12 14 (18.92%) SDLC
13 13 (17.57%) Linux
13 13 (17.57%) PostgreSQL
13 13 (17.57%) Security Cleared
14 12 (16.22%) Scrum
14 12 (16.22%) Finance

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 7 (9.46%) Confluence
2 2 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.35%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.35%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 8 (10.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.05%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (2.70%) Windchill
4 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (4.05%) Oracle 11i
2 3 (4.05%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (2.70%) BPCS
3 2 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.70%) Movex
4 1 (1.35%) BigMachines
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.35%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.70%) Amazon Kinesis
2 2 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (2.70%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (2.70%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (1.35%) Office 365
3 1 (1.35%) SaaS
3 1 (1.35%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.22%) FTP
2 5 (6.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (33.78%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (18.92%) DataStage
2 14 (18.92%) QualityStage
3 13 (17.57%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (16.22%) DB2
4 12 (16.22%) Informix
5 11 (14.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (13.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (13.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (12.16%) IBM InfoSphere
7 9 (12.16%) Oracle Database
8 7 (9.46%) SQL Server
9 6 (8.11%) Pentaho
10 5 (6.76%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (6.76%) MySQL
11 3 (4.05%) Apache Hive
11 3 (4.05%) Hadoop
11 3 (4.05%) Impala
11 3 (4.05%) NoSQL
12 2 (2.70%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 9 (12.16%) JIRA
2 6 (8.11%) JMeter
2 6 (8.11%) LoadRunner
2 6 (8.11%) Selenium
2 6 (8.11%) SoapUI
3 3 (4.05%) Bitbucket
3 3 (4.05%) PowerDesigner
4 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.35%) LSMW
General
1 12 (16.22%) Finance
2 10 (13.51%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.05%) Retail
3 3 (4.05%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.70%) Electronics
4 2 (2.70%) Marketing
5 1 (1.35%) Legal
5 1 (1.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 19 (25.68%) Analyst
2 13 (17.57%) Architect
2 13 (17.57%) Data Analyst
3 12 (16.22%) Developer
4 11 (14.86%) ETL Developer
5 10 (13.51%) DataStage Developer
6 9 (12.16%) Business Intelligence Lead
6 9 (12.16%) DataStage ETL Developer
6 9 (12.16%) Team Leader
7 8 (10.81%) Data Architect
8 4 (5.41%) Business Analyst
8 4 (5.41%) Data Business Analyst
8 4 (5.41%) Financial Analyst
8 4 (5.41%) Master Data Analyst
9 3 (4.05%) Data Migration Business Analyst
9 3 (4.05%) Finance Business Analyst
9 3 (4.05%) Migration Analyst
9 3 (4.05%) Migration Specialist
9 3 (4.05%) Technical Architect
9 3 (4.05%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (27.03%) XML
2 15 (20.27%) XML Schema
3 10 (13.51%) Middleware
4 6 (8.11%) XSD
5 3 (4.05%) J2EE
5 3 (4.05%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (2.70%) Web Services
7 1 (1.35%) .NET
7 1 (1.35%) Deeplearning4j
7 1 (1.35%) MXNet
7 1 (1.35%) Natural Language Processing
7 1 (1.35%) TensorFlow
7 1 (1.35%) Theano
7 1 (1.35%) XSL
7 1 (1.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.27%) Management Information System
2 7 (9.46%) Data Structures
2 7 (9.46%) Reference Data
3 6 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.76%) Client/Server
5 3 (4.05%) NHS
5 3 (4.05%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.70%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.70%) Replication
6 2 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.70%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.35%) e-Health
7 1 (1.35%) LIMS
7 1 (1.35%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.35%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.57%) Linux
2 2 (2.70%) Unix
2 2 (2.70%) Windows
3 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (44.59%) ETL
2 24 (32.43%) Data Management
2 24 (32.43%) Data Mapping
3 23 (31.08%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (25.68%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (25.68%) Data Integration
5 17 (22.97%) Migration
6 16 (21.62%) Data Modelling
7 15 (20.27%) Data Migration
7 15 (20.27%) ERP
7 15 (20.27%) Logistics
8 14 (18.92%) Data Analysis
8 14 (18.92%) People Management
8 14 (18.92%) SDLC
8 14 (18.92%) User Stories
9 12 (16.22%) Scrum
10 11 (14.86%) Data Architecture
10 11 (14.86%) ITIL
11 10 (13.51%) Project Planning
11 10 (13.51%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (36.49%) SQL
2 2 (2.70%) Python
3 1 (1.35%) Java
3 1 (1.35%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.35%) Perl
3 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.35%) R
3 1 (1.35%) Ruby
3 1 (1.35%) Scala
3 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (17.57%) Security Cleared
2 9 (12.16%) SC Cleared
3 7 (9.46%) ISEB
4 6 (8.11%) ISTQB
5 4 (5.41%) DBS Check
6 3 (4.05%) Degree
7 2 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.35%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.35%) ECDL
8 1 (1.35%) MCSA
8 1 (1.35%) MCSE
8 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (25.68%) QA
2 3 (4.05%) SLA
3 1 (1.35%) HL7
3 1 (1.35%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.70%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 30 (40.54%) Oracle
2 19 (25.68%) Microsoft
3 12 (16.22%) SAP
3 12 (16.22%) Teradata
4 9 (12.16%) Citrix
4 9 (12.16%) HP
4 9 (12.16%) IBM
5 4 (5.41%) Informatica
5 4 (5.41%) Remedy
6 3 (4.05%) Embarcadero
7 2 (2.70%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (2.70%) Tableau
7 2 (2.70%) Talend
8 1 (1.35%) Cognos
8 1 (1.35%) Dell
8 1 (1.35%) Marketo
8 1 (1.35%) Netezza
8 1 (1.35%) Northgate
8 1 (1.35%) Workday