Period
to 27 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 July 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
UK > England
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 250 243 216
Rank change year-on-year -7 -27 -9
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 893 1084 1192
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.02% 1.07% 1.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.74% 9.62% 9.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 574 741 819
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £250 £275 £263
90th Percentile £625 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 29 25
England median hourly rate £15.57 £16.09 £21.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.26% -25.65% +29.64%
10th Percentile £8.93 £8.90 £12.15
90th Percentile £19.43 £55.40 £26.63
UK median hourly rate £15.57 £14.50 £21.64
% change year-on-year +7.34% -32.99% +29.64%

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 England with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 10222 11274 11932
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 11.64% 11.11% 11.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 6693 7354 7668
England median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.96% +3.25% -
10th Percentile £256 £227 £230
90th Percentile £638 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £440 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +8.54% +1.34% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 321 383 369
England median hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +4.65% +7.50%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.14 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.50 £48.75 £50.86
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £22.25 £21.54
% change year-on-year -10.11% +3.31% +7.69%

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Quality in England

Data Quality
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Quality in England

Data Quality
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Quality in England over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Quality in England

Data Quality
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Quality in England

Data Quality
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 27 July 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
London -4 474 £475 - 63
South East -21 129 £425 - 14
North of England +67 121 £450 +12.50% 19
Midlands -65 83 £425 +6.25% 9
Yorkshire +61 77 £516 +21.38% 9
West Midlands -7 52 £425 +6.25% 7
East of England -18 47 £438 -2.78% 5
North West +30 41 £450 +12.50% 8
South West +23 37 £450 - 8
East Midlands -38 31 £425 +30.77% 2
North East +48 7 £610 +52.50% 2
Data Quality
UK

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

1 332 (37.18%) SQL
2 291 (32.59%) Data Modelling
3 253 (28.33%) Finance
4 229 (25.64%) Data Management
5 222 (24.86%) ETL
6 207 (23.18%) Data Warehouse
7 202 (22.62%) Agile Software Development
8 196 (21.95%) Business Intelligence
9 184 (20.60%) Migration
10 172 (19.26%) Data Analysis
11 158 (17.69%) Analytics
12 154 (17.25%) Analytical Skills
13 153 (17.13%) Data Migration
14 139 (15.57%) SQL Server
15 124 (13.89%) Oracle
16 120 (13.44%) Data Integration
17 119 (13.33%) Data Governance
18 110 (12.32%) Microsoft Excel
19 106 (11.87%) Degree
20 104 (11.65%) Data Cleansing
21 99 (11.09%) Microsoft
22 97 (10.86%) Data Architecture
23 88 (9.85%) SAP
23 88 (9.85%) Project Management
23 88 (9.85%) Stakeholder Management
24 86 (9.63%) Banking
25 84 (9.41%) Relational Database
26 81 (9.07%) Big Data
27 80 (8.96%) Management Information System
28 79 (8.85%) Security Cleared

Data Quality
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 54 (6.05%) SAS
2 29 (3.25%) Apache Spark
3 18 (2.02%) SharePoint
4 12 (1.34%) Apache Pig
4 12 (1.34%) Confluence
5 6 (0.67%) WebLogic
6 5 (0.56%) JBoss
6 5 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (0.45%) Oracle Coherence
8 3 (0.34%) Apache
8 3 (0.34%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.34%) CMS
8 3 (0.34%) FileNet
8 3 (0.34%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.22%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.22%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.22%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 110 (12.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 32 (3.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 29 (3.25%) Microsoft Office
3 29 (3.25%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.12%) SPSS
5 9 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (0.90%) Stata
7 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (0.22%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 13 (1.46%) SAP ERP
2 10 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.90%) SAP IS-U
4 7 (0.78%) Maximo
5 6 (0.67%) Markit EDM
6 5 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.45%) Infor M3
7 4 (0.45%) Unit4 Business World
8 3 (0.34%) NetSuite
8 3 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (0.34%) PeopleSoft HRMS
8 3 (0.34%) SAP MDG
8 3 (0.34%) SAP MDM
8 3 (0.34%) SAP PM
9 2 (0.22%) Lorenzo
9 2 (0.22%) Oracle CRM
9 2 (0.22%) SAP S/4HANA
9 2 (0.22%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (1.12%) SaaS
3 8 (0.90%) Google Analytics
4 7 (0.78%) Adobe Analytics
5 5 (0.56%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 4 (0.45%) Office 365
7 3 (0.34%) SuccessFactors
8 2 (0.22%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.22%) iPaaS
8 2 (0.22%) Oracle CX
9 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.11%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle Service Cloud
9 1 (0.11%) Responsys
9 1 (0.11%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 1 (0.11%) Slack
9 1 (0.11%) Trello
9 1 (0.11%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.01%) SMS
2 6 (0.67%) Internet
3 4 (0.45%) Broadband
3 4 (0.45%) Firewall
4 3 (0.34%) HTTP
5 2 (0.22%) VLAN
6 1 (0.11%) FTP
6 1 (0.11%) GSM
6 1 (0.11%) Intranet
6 1 (0.11%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (23.18%) Data Warehouse
2 139 (15.57%) SQL Server
3 84 (9.41%) Relational Database
4 81 (9.07%) Big Data
5 70 (7.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 67 (7.50%) Hadoop
7 50 (5.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 45 (5.04%) QlikView
9 34 (3.81%) Data Mining
10 30 (3.36%) NoSQL
10 30 (3.36%) RDBMS
11 29 (3.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 27 (3.02%) BusinessObjects
13 25 (2.80%) Apache Hive
13 25 (2.80%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 21 (2.35%) Pentaho
14 21 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
15 20 (2.24%) DB2
15 20 (2.24%) MongoDB
15 20 (2.24%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 40 (4.48%) JIRA
2 36 (4.03%) Talend Open Studio
3 23 (2.58%) ERwin
4 20 (2.24%) Git (software)
4 20 (2.24%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (1.46%) Jenkins
5 13 (1.46%) Visual Studio
6 12 (1.34%) Vagrant
7 5 (0.56%) Eclipse
7 5 (0.56%) JMeter
7 5 (0.56%) LoadRunner
7 5 (0.56%) Selenium
7 5 (0.56%) SoapUI
7 5 (0.56%) Toad
8 4 (0.45%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (0.45%) PowerDesigner
9 3 (0.34%) HP UFT
9 3 (0.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.22%) MagicDraw
10 2 (0.22%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 253 (28.33%) Finance
2 86 (9.63%) Banking
3 36 (4.03%) Retail
4 30 (3.36%) Marketing
5 24 (2.69%) Front Office
5 24 (2.69%) Investment Banking
6 23 (2.58%) Pharmaceutical
7 15 (1.68%) Legal
8 13 (1.46%) Financial Institution
9 10 (1.12%) Billing
9 10 (1.12%) Publishing
9 10 (1.12%) Telecoms
10 9 (1.01%) Manufacturing
11 8 (0.90%) German Language
12 5 (0.56%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.45%) Back Office
13 4 (0.45%) French Language
14 3 (0.34%) Advertising
14 3 (0.34%) Games
14 3 (0.34%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 341 (38.19%) Analyst
2 215 (24.08%) Data Analyst
3 139 (15.57%) Architect
4 134 (15.01%) Developer
5 103 (11.53%) Data Architect
6 88 (9.85%) Business Analyst
7 62 (6.94%) Consultant
8 43 (4.82%) Data Quality Analyst
9 37 (4.14%) Quality Analyst
10 32 (3.58%) Data Manager
11 31 (3.47%) Data Business Analyst
12 29 (3.25%) SQL Analyst
13 27 (3.02%) Data Engineer
13 27 (3.02%) Tester
14 26 (2.91%) Data Consultant
14 26 (2.91%) SQL Developer
15 25 (2.80%) Project Manager
15 25 (2.80%) Senior Analyst
15 25 (2.80%) SQL Data Analyst
16 24 (2.69%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (4.37%) XML
2 28 (3.14%) REST
3 23 (2.58%) Web Services
4 20 (2.24%) .NET
5 10 (1.12%) HTML
6 9 (1.01%) Flask
6 9 (1.01%) SOAP
7 7 (0.78%) FIX Protocol
7 7 (0.78%) Node.js
7 7 (0.78%) XSD
8 6 (0.67%) ASP.NET
8 6 (0.67%) J2EE
8 6 (0.67%) Kafka
8 6 (0.67%) RESTful
9 5 (0.56%) CSS
9 5 (0.56%) Middleware
10 4 (0.45%) D3.js
10 4 (0.45%) Java EE
10 4 (0.45%) WSDL
11 3 (0.34%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 154 (17.25%) Analytical Skills
2 80 (8.96%) Management Information System
3 66 (7.39%) Data Structures
4 60 (6.72%) Reference Data
5 41 (4.59%) NHS
6 23 (2.58%) Computer Science
7 18 (2.02%) Algorithms
8 16 (1.79%) Market Risk
9 15 (1.68%) Credit Risk
10 12 (1.34%) Virtual Team
11 11 (1.23%) Derivative
11 11 (1.23%) Fixed Income
11 11 (1.23%) User Experience
12 8 (0.90%) Replication
12 8 (0.90%) Taxonomies
13 7 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 6 (0.67%) Life Science
14 6 (0.67%) OTC Derivatives
15 5 (0.56%) Data Centre
15 5 (0.56%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 29 (3.25%) Linux
2 22 (2.46%) Unix
2 22 (2.46%) Windows
3 4 (0.45%) Windows Server
4 3 (0.34%) Solaris
4 3 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.11%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (32.59%) Data Modelling
2 229 (25.64%) Data Management
3 222 (24.86%) ETL
4 202 (22.62%) Agile Software Development
5 196 (21.95%) Business Intelligence
6 184 (20.60%) Migration
7 172 (19.26%) Data Analysis
8 158 (17.69%) Analytics
9 153 (17.13%) Data Migration
10 120 (13.44%) Data Integration
11 119 (13.33%) Data Governance
12 104 (11.65%) Data Cleansing
13 97 (10.86%) Data Architecture
14 88 (9.85%) Project Management
14 88 (9.85%) Stakeholder Management
15 71 (7.95%) Validation
16 65 (7.28%) Business Analysis
16 65 (7.28%) Scrum
17 59 (6.61%) Quality Management
18 54 (6.05%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 332 (37.18%) SQL
2 55 (6.16%) Python
3 44 (4.93%) T-SQL
4 38 (4.26%) VBA
5 34 (3.81%) PL/SQL
6 31 (3.47%) R
7 28 (3.14%) Java
8 23 (2.58%) Shell Script
9 21 (2.35%) Scala
10 18 (2.02%) C#
11 16 (1.79%) JavaScript
12 13 (1.46%) PowerShell
13 12 (1.34%) SAS Macro
14 11 (1.23%) AWK
14 11 (1.23%) C
14 11 (1.23%) sed
14 11 (1.23%) VBScript
15 7 (0.78%) C++
15 7 (0.78%) VB
16 5 (0.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 106 (11.87%) Degree
2 79 (8.85%) Security Cleared
3 55 (6.16%) SC Cleared
4 16 (1.79%) ISEB
5 14 (1.57%) Master's Degree
6 7 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (0.56%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (0.56%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.56%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.56%) Numerate Degree
7 5 (0.56%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.34%) IIBA
8 3 (0.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (0.34%) PMP
9 2 (0.22%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.22%) CIMA
9 2 (0.22%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.22%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.11%) CCAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (6.49%) QA
2 28 (3.14%) GDPR
3 17 (1.90%) MiFID
4 13 (1.46%) PMO
5 9 (1.01%) SLA
6 6 (0.67%) Solvency II
7 5 (0.56%) Actionable Recommendations
7 5 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
8 4 (0.45%) Basel II
9 3 (0.34%) GMP
9 3 (0.34%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 3 (0.34%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
10 2 (0.22%) Government Security Classifications
10 2 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.11%) Basel III
11 1 (0.11%) CRD IV
11 1 (0.11%) EMIR
11 1 (0.11%) GCP
11 1 (0.11%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 7 (0.78%) Apache Flume
2 6 (0.67%) Docker
3 4 (0.45%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.45%) HDFS
4 2 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.11%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 9 (1.01%) Ansible
2 6 (0.67%) Kubernetes
2 6 (0.67%) Oracle EDQ
3 3 (0.34%) Puppet
4 2 (0.22%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.11%) Ambari
5 1 (0.11%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.11%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.11%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 124 (13.89%) Oracle
2 99 (11.09%) Microsoft
3 88 (9.85%) SAP
4 66 (7.39%) Informatica
5 47 (5.26%) Tableau
6 43 (4.82%) IBM
7 36 (4.03%) Talend
8 26 (2.91%) Salesforce.com
9 25 (2.80%) Teradata
10 24 (2.69%) Cloudera
11 18 (2.02%) Cognos
12 15 (1.68%) Trillium
13 14 (1.57%) Sybase
14 13 (1.46%) Hortonworks
15 11 (1.23%) DataFlux
15 11 (1.23%) Greenplum
15 11 (1.23%) Netezza
16 10 (1.12%) Google
17 9 (1.01%) Bloomberg
17 9 (1.01%) PeopleSoft
West London
Venn Group
Rate: £350 Per Day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Agile Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
West London
Venn Group
Rate: £350 Per Day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
People Source Consulting
Rate: £240 - £250 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Berkshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £150.00 - £200.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £375 - £425 per day + -
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Square One Resources
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
LA International
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Posted: 2 days ago
Pangbourne, Berkshire
ABW Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
LA International
Rate: £550 - £590 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Middlesex
People Source Consulting
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Mason Frank International
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £155 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Haysfm
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £335.76 - £671.52 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £550.00 - £605.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Feltham, Middlesex
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough
Searchability
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Feltham
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Practicus Ltd
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago