Period
to 21 November 2018

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 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 91 78
Rank change year-on-year -1 -13 +2
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 19 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.76% 0.63% 0.80%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 15.45% 6.25% 6.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 7
Essex median daily rate £525 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% - +20.00%
10th Percentile £389 £325 £353
90th Percentile £565 £568 £475
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +1.45% +25.45% +7.05%

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 Essex with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 123 80 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 11.37% 10.00% 12.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 49 77
Essex median daily rate £444 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.41% +11.54% -13.33%
10th Percentile £116 £281 £198
90th Percentile £600 £577 £516
East of England median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 20 19
Essex median hourly rate £26.90 £26.22 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.59% -30.08% -
10th Percentile £20.60 £10.40 £31.90
90th Percentile £46.00 £41.73 £46.80
East of England median hourly rate £18.63 £22.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year -18.13% -39.33% +29.31%

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

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 6 months to 21 November 2018.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 21 November 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
Southend-on-Sea -1 10 £538 +34.38% 3
Chelmsford - 1 £400 -
Data Quality
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Essex region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 13 (68.42%) SQL
2 12 (63.16%) ETL
2 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (63.16%) QA
2 12 (63.16%) Confluence
2 12 (63.16%) Mentoring
3 11 (57.89%) Coaching
3 11 (57.89%) User Stories
3 11 (57.89%) Scrum
4 9 (47.37%) JMeter
4 9 (47.37%) JIRA
4 9 (47.37%) Software Testing
4 9 (47.37%) ISTQB
4 9 (47.37%) TDD
4 9 (47.37%) Oracle
4 9 (47.37%) ISEB
4 9 (47.37%) LoadRunner
4 9 (47.37%) BDD
4 9 (47.37%) SoapUI
4 9 (47.37%) Selenium
4 9 (47.37%) Kanban
4 9 (47.37%) Test Scripting
4 9 (47.37%) Data Integration
4 9 (47.37%) Test Automation
4 9 (47.37%) Pentaho
4 9 (47.37%) Data Engineering
4 9 (47.37%) Test Planning
4 9 (47.37%) Acceptance Criteria
5 8 (42.11%) SDLC
5 8 (42.11%) User Acceptance Testing

Data Quality
Co-occurring 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 12 (63.16%) Confluence
2 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) Pentaho
2 6 (31.58%) Impala
3 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
4 2 (10.53%) MySQL
5 1 (5.26%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) JIRA
1 9 (47.37%) JMeter
1 9 (47.37%) LoadRunner
1 9 (47.37%) Selenium
1 9 (47.37%) SoapUI
2 6 (31.58%) Bitbucket
3 2 (10.53%) PowerDesigner
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Architect
2 5 (26.32%) Data Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Financial Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) PMO Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Test Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Digital Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) ETL Tester
4 1 (5.26%) JIRA Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) QA Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) QA Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Quality Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) SQL BI Developer
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) XML
1 3 (15.79%) XML Schema
2 2 (10.53%) J2EE
2 2 (10.53%) Middleware
2 2 (10.53%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Client/Server
2 4 (21.05%) Data Structures
2 4 (21.05%) Reference Data
3 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.53%) N-Tier
4 1 (5.26%) e-Health
4 1 (5.26%) LIMS
4 1 (5.26%) NHS
4 1 (5.26%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (63.16%) ETL
1 12 (63.16%) Mentoring
2 11 (57.89%) Coaching
2 11 (57.89%) Scrum
2 11 (57.89%) User Stories
3 9 (47.37%) Acceptance Criteria
3 9 (47.37%) BDD
3 9 (47.37%) Data Engineering
3 9 (47.37%) Data Integration
3 9 (47.37%) Kanban
3 9 (47.37%) Software Testing
3 9 (47.37%) TDD
3 9 (47.37%) Test Automation
3 9 (47.37%) Test Planning
3 9 (47.37%) Test Scripting
4 8 (42.11%) Functional Testing
4 8 (42.11%) SDLC
4 8 (42.11%) Test Strategy
4 8 (42.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) ISEB
1 9 (47.37%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.26%) DBS Check
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (63.16%) QA
2 3 (15.79%) PMO
3 1 (5.26%) HL7
3 1 (5.26%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Oracle