The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Quality
Rank 54 48 49
Rank change year-on-year -6 +1  
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 6 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.46% 1.32% 0.66%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 15.00% 10.17% 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 2
Median daily rate £338 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -20.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £401
% change year-on-year +3.03% +2.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.50 £15.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -30.00% -40.00%  

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 Essex with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 40 59 52
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 9.73% 13.00% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 31 30
Median daily rate £375 £375 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +28.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £211 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £825 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 15 2
Median hourly rate £47.00 £48.00 £39.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.08% +21.90%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.90 £41.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -51.46% +41.37%  

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

Data Quality
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Quality in Essex

Data Quality
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Quality in Essex over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Quality in Essex

Data Quality
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Quality in Essex

Data Quality
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Southend-on-Sea -20 5 £325 -7.14%
Brentwood - 1 £400 -
Data Quality
East of England

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Essex region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
1 4 (66.67%) WebLogic
1 4 (66.67%) Client/Server
1 4 (66.67%) LoadRunner
1 4 (66.67%) JMeter
1 4 (66.67%) Scrum
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) TDD
1 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 4 (66.67%) JIRA
1 4 (66.67%) Selenium
1 4 (66.67%) Test Management
1 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 4 (66.67%) Kanban
1 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 4 (66.67%) Confluence
1 4 (66.67%) BDD
1 4 (66.67%) SoapUI
1 4 (66.67%) SDLC
1 4 (66.67%) User Stories
1 4 (66.67%) Test Planning
2 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (50.00%) API Design
2 3 (50.00%) ISEB
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) C
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 4 (66.67%) Confluence
1 4 (66.67%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) JIRA
1 4 (66.67%) JMeter
1 4 (66.67%) LoadRunner
1 4 (66.67%) Selenium
1 4 (66.67%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Data Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) ETL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SSIS Developer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Client/Server
2 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) BDD
1 4 (66.67%) Kanban
1 4 (66.67%) Scrum
1 4 (66.67%) SDLC
1 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 4 (66.67%) TDD
1 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 4 (66.67%) Test Management
1 4 (66.67%) Test Planning
1 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 4 (66.67%) User Stories
2 3 (50.00%) API Design
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Data Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (16.67%) Data Deduplication
4 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISEB
1 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle