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 3 months to 28 April 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
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 234 212 224
Rank change year-on-year -22 +12  
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 442 574 505
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.02% 1.12% 1.00%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.82% 10.24% 8.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 409 333
Median daily rate £470 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.58% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £584 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +3.52% +6.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 12
Median hourly rate £13.50 £18.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.02% -22.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.92 £13.22 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £22.50 £45.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year - -46.00%  

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 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 5011 5604 5753
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 11.52% 10.91% 11.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3278 3697 3517
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 179 173
Median hourly rate £19.50 £25.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.52% +2.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.12 £12.50 £11.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £52.50 £47.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £33.00 £25.56
% change year-on-year -27.27% +29.10%  

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 28 April 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 3 months to 28 April 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
London 0 238 £488 +8.33% 50
South East +17 80 £456 +3.69% 16
Yorkshire +32 34 £415 +3.75% 9
East of England -12 24 £450 +28.57% 6
West Midlands -3 23 £425 +6.25% 3
South West +3 15 £495 +10.00% 8
East Midlands -38 15 £475 +46.15% 7
North West +13 10 £170 -57.62% 8
North East +16 1 £213 -46.87%
Data Quality
UK

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 328 (38.01%) SQL
2 296 (34.30%) Data Modelling
3 239 (27.69%) Finance
3 239 (27.69%) Data Management
4 222 (25.72%) ETL
5 190 (22.02%) Data Warehouse
6 185 (21.44%) Business Intelligence
7 153 (17.73%) Agile Software Development
8 148 (17.15%) Migration
9 143 (16.57%) Data Analysis
10 139 (16.11%) Oracle
11 128 (14.83%) Data Migration
12 127 (14.72%) Analytics
13 126 (14.60%) Analytical Skills
14 120 (13.90%) SQL Server
14 120 (13.90%) Data Governance
15 108 (12.51%) SAP
16 106 (12.28%) Degree
17 105 (12.17%) Data Architecture
18 101 (11.70%) Microsoft
19 96 (11.12%) Project Management
20 90 (10.43%) Management Information System
21 88 (10.20%) Big Data
22 87 (10.08%) Microsoft Excel
23 82 (9.50%) Banking
24 81 (9.39%) Hadoop
24 81 (9.39%) Data Cleansing
25 78 (9.04%) Stakeholder Management
26 75 (8.69%) Data Structures
27 73 (8.46%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 47 (5.45%) SAS
2 26 (3.01%) Apache Spark
3 13 (1.51%) Apache Pig
3 13 (1.51%) SharePoint
4 12 (1.39%) Confluence
5 7 (0.81%) Apache
5 7 (0.81%) nginx
6 5 (0.58%) Apache Solr
7 4 (0.46%) Oracle Coherence
7 4 (0.46%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.35%) CMS
8 3 (0.35%) Drupal
8 3 (0.35%) FileNet
8 3 (0.35%) JBoss
8 3 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.35%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 87 (10.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (3.48%) Microsoft Office
3 26 (3.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 22 (2.55%) MS Visio
5 14 (1.62%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (0.93%) SPSS
7 5 (0.58%) Microsoft Project
8 4 (0.46%) Stata
Business Applications
1 8 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
1 8 (0.93%) SAP ERP
2 6 (0.70%) Oracle ERP
3 5 (0.58%) SAP MDG
3 5 (0.58%) SAP MDM
4 4 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.35%) HFM
5 3 (0.35%) Hyperion Planning
5 3 (0.35%) Lorenzo
5 3 (0.35%) Markit EDM
5 3 (0.35%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.35%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.35%) SAP IS-U
5 3 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.23%) Infor M3
6 2 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.23%) SAP MM
6 2 (0.23%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.51%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.04%) SaaS
4 5 (0.58%) Adobe Analytics
4 5 (0.58%) SuccessFactors
5 4 (0.46%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.46%) Office 365
6 2 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.23%) iPaaS
6 2 (0.23%) Oracle CX
7 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.12%) IaaS
7 1 (0.12%) Responsys
7 1 (0.12%) Slack
7 1 (0.12%) Trello
7 1 (0.12%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.46%) Broadband
1 4 (0.46%) Firewall
2 3 (0.35%) Intranet
3 2 (0.23%) NGN
3 2 (0.23%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (0.12%) FTP
4 1 (0.12%) HTTP
4 1 (0.12%) Internet
4 1 (0.12%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (22.02%) Data Warehouse
2 120 (13.90%) SQL Server
3 88 (10.20%) Big Data
4 81 (9.39%) Hadoop
5 73 (8.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 69 (8.00%) Relational Database
7 48 (5.56%) DB2
8 40 (4.63%) QlikView
8 40 (4.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 31 (3.59%) Apache Hive
10 29 (3.36%) BusinessObjects
11 27 (3.13%) IBM InfoSphere
12 25 (2.90%) Data Mining
12 25 (2.90%) OLAP
12 25 (2.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 24 (2.78%) RDBMS
14 22 (2.55%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 22 (2.55%) NoSQL
14 22 (2.55%) Oracle Database
15 20 (2.32%) HBase
Development Applications
1 30 (3.48%) JIRA
2 26 (3.01%) Talend Open Studio
3 19 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (1.97%) ERwin
4 17 (1.97%) Jenkins
5 13 (1.51%) Git (software)
6 10 (1.16%) Vagrant
7 9 (1.04%) Visual Studio
8 7 (0.81%) Toad
9 6 (0.70%) JMeter
9 6 (0.70%) PowerDesigner
10 4 (0.46%) LoadRunner
10 4 (0.46%) MagicDraw
10 4 (0.46%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (0.46%) Selenium
10 4 (0.46%) SoapUI
11 3 (0.35%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.23%) HP UFT
13 1 (0.12%) LSMW
13 1 (0.12%) XMLSpy
General
1 239 (27.69%) Finance
2 82 (9.50%) Banking
3 31 (3.59%) Retail
4 27 (3.13%) Marketing
5 22 (2.55%) Billing
6 21 (2.43%) Legal
7 13 (1.51%) Telecoms
8 12 (1.39%) Investment Banking
8 12 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
9 9 (1.04%) Front Office
10 8 (0.93%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.70%) Advertising
12 5 (0.58%) Publishing
13 4 (0.46%) French Language
13 4 (0.46%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.35%) Law
15 2 (0.23%) Electronics
15 2 (0.23%) Music Industry
15 2 (0.23%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.23%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 314 (36.38%) Analyst
2 200 (23.17%) Data Analyst
3 137 (15.87%) Developer
4 123 (14.25%) Architect
5 90 (10.43%) Data Architect
6 83 (9.62%) Consultant
7 65 (7.53%) Business Analyst
8 57 (6.60%) Data Quality Analyst
9 53 (6.14%) Data Consultant
10 51 (5.91%) Quality Analyst
11 38 (4.40%) Data Manager
12 32 (3.71%) SQL Analyst
13 31 (3.59%) Data Business Analyst
14 30 (3.48%) SQL Data Analyst
15 28 (3.24%) Project Manager
16 26 (3.01%) Data Quality Consultant
17 24 (2.78%) Business Intelligence Analyst
17 24 (2.78%) Tester
18 23 (2.67%) Senior Analyst
19 22 (2.55%) ETL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (3.13%) XML
2 20 (2.32%) Web Services
3 19 (2.20%) .NET
3 19 (2.20%) REST
4 11 (1.27%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 10 (1.16%) Kafka
6 9 (1.04%) Flask
6 9 (1.04%) XSD
7 8 (0.93%) SOAP
8 6 (0.70%) ASP.NET
8 6 (0.70%) FIX Protocol
8 6 (0.70%) MDX
9 5 (0.58%) HTML
9 5 (0.58%) Lucene
9 5 (0.58%) Middleware
9 5 (0.58%) XML Schema
10 4 (0.46%) J2EE
10 4 (0.46%) Java EE
10 4 (0.46%) JSON
10 4 (0.46%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 126 (14.60%) Analytical Skills
2 90 (10.43%) Management Information System
3 75 (8.69%) Data Structures
4 48 (5.56%) NHS
5 44 (5.10%) Reference Data
6 21 (2.43%) Credit Risk
7 19 (2.20%) Algorithms
8 18 (2.09%) Computer Science
9 15 (1.74%) Market Risk
10 10 (1.16%) Social Media
10 10 (1.16%) Taxonomies
11 9 (1.04%) User Experience
12 8 (0.93%) Mobile App
13 7 (0.81%) Replication
14 6 (0.70%) Data Centre
15 5 (0.58%) CMDB
15 5 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 5 (0.58%) Greenfield Project
15 5 (0.58%) Smart Meter
15 5 (0.58%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 34 (3.94%) Unix
2 32 (3.71%) Linux
3 13 (1.51%) Windows
4 12 (1.39%) Solaris
5 6 (0.70%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.23%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.12%) AIX
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 296 (34.30%) Data Modelling
2 239 (27.69%) Data Management
3 222 (25.72%) ETL
4 185 (21.44%) Business Intelligence
5 153 (17.73%) Agile Software Development
6 148 (17.15%) Migration
7 143 (16.57%) Data Analysis
8 128 (14.83%) Data Migration
9 127 (14.72%) Analytics
10 120 (13.90%) Data Governance
11 105 (12.17%) Data Architecture
12 96 (11.12%) Project Management
13 81 (9.39%) Data Cleansing
14 78 (9.04%) Stakeholder Management
15 72 (8.34%) Data Integration
16 63 (7.30%) Master Data Management
17 58 (6.72%) Data Transformation
17 58 (6.72%) Scrum
18 55 (6.37%) Validation
18 55 (6.37%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 328 (38.01%) SQL
2 61 (7.07%) Python
3 40 (4.63%) VBA
4 39 (4.52%) T-SQL
5 36 (4.17%) Java
6 30 (3.48%) R
7 25 (2.90%) PL/SQL
8 18 (2.09%) JavaScript
9 17 (1.97%) Scala
9 17 (1.97%) Shell Script
10 11 (1.27%) C
10 11 (1.27%) C++
11 9 (1.04%) C#
12 8 (0.93%) PHP
13 6 (0.70%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 4 (0.46%) Perl
14 4 (0.46%) VB
15 3 (0.35%) ABAP
16 2 (0.23%) Groovy
16 2 (0.23%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 106 (12.28%) Degree
2 50 (5.79%) Security Cleared
3 30 (3.48%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (0.81%) Oracle Certification
6 6 (0.70%) ISEB
6 6 (0.70%) PMI Certification
7 5 (0.58%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.46%) CLAS
8 4 (0.46%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.46%) PMP
9 3 (0.35%) CTC Cleared
9 3 (0.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.23%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.23%) CFA
10 2 (0.23%) IIBA
10 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.12%) CIMA
11 1 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (6.72%) QA
2 17 (1.97%) GDPR
3 15 (1.74%) Solvency II
4 9 (1.04%) MiFID
5 8 (0.93%) PMO
6 6 (0.70%) IFRS
7 5 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
7 5 (0.58%) SLA
8 3 (0.35%) IFRS 9
9 2 (0.23%) Actionable Recommendations
9 2 (0.23%) COBIT
9 2 (0.23%) GMP
9 2 (0.23%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.12%) Basel II
10 1 (0.12%) Basel III
10 1 (0.12%) CRD IV
10 1 (0.12%) EMIR
10 1 (0.12%) ISO20022
System Software
1 10 (1.16%) Docker
2 7 (0.81%) Corosync
2 7 (0.81%) Squid
3 6 (0.70%) HDFS
4 4 (0.46%) Apache Flume
5 3 (0.35%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.12%) Firmware
7 1 (0.12%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 8 (0.93%) Ansible
1 8 (0.93%) Puppet
2 7 (0.81%) Pacemaker
3 4 (0.46%) Ambari
3 4 (0.46%) Data Guard
3 4 (0.46%) Hadoop YARN
4 3 (0.35%) Control-M
4 3 (0.35%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (0.35%) Oozie
5 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (0.23%) Nagios
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle EDQ
5 2 (0.23%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.12%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.12%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.12%) SCCM
Vendors
1 139 (16.11%) Oracle
2 108 (12.51%) SAP
3 101 (11.70%) Microsoft
4 61 (7.07%) Tableau
5 50 (5.79%) Informatica
6 40 (4.63%) IBM
7 31 (3.59%) Teradata
8 26 (3.01%) Talend
9 24 (2.78%) Cloudera
10 22 (2.55%) Salesforce.com
11 21 (2.43%) Sybase
12 16 (1.85%) Red Hat
13 15 (1.74%) Cognos
13 15 (1.74%) Netezza
13 15 (1.74%) Splunk
14 14 (1.62%) Hortonworks
15 13 (1.51%) MapR
16 12 (1.39%) Nuix
16 12 (1.39%) SolarWinds
17 9 (1.04%) Trillium
London
LA International
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 11 hours ago
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Lafosse Contractors
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMS contingency
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Mason Frank International
Rate: £200 - £201250 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lafosse Contractors
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Kingston Upon Hull
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £200.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Haysfm
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Spring Technology
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £18.00 - £22.00 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venn Group
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £300 - 325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Sanderson
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Randstad Strategic Accounts
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £380.00 - £460.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago