Period
to 18 February 2019

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 18 February 2019 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
18 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 74 78 83
Rank change year-on-year +4 +5 -17
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 24 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.85% 0.96% 0.12%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 27.59% 9.23% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 1
Essex median daily rate £400 £550 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.27% +7.32% +17.14%
10th Percentile £350 £431 £506
90th Percentile £538 £588 £519
East of England median daily rate £455 £450 £463
% change year-on-year +1.11% -2.70% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £17.38 £41.50 -
% change year-on-year -58.13% - -

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 87 65 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 10.32% 10.35% 10.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 40 64
Essex median daily rate £431 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% +17.86% -12.50%
10th Percentile £287 £262 £195
90th Percentile £538 £554 £511
East of England median daily rate £420 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 7
Essex median hourly rate £18.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.00% +6.67% -7.41%
East of England median hourly rate £17.13 £26.12 £35.00
% change year-on-year -34.43% -25.38% -

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 18 February 2019.

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 18 February 2019. 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 -9 10 £395 -31.30% 2
Chelmsford - 1 £400 -
Data Quality
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 February 2019, 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 20 (83.33%) SQL
1 20 (83.33%) Confluence
2 19 (79.17%) ETL
2 19 (79.17%) QA
3 18 (75.00%) JIRA
3 18 (75.00%) Scrum
3 18 (75.00%) Coaching
3 18 (75.00%) Data Engineering
4 17 (70.83%) SDLC
4 17 (70.83%) Test Planning
4 17 (70.83%) Acceptance Criteria
4 17 (70.83%) Sprint Retrospective
4 17 (70.83%) Sprint Planning
4 17 (70.83%) User Stories
4 17 (70.83%) Pentaho
4 17 (70.83%) Test Scripting
5 16 (66.67%) Oracle
5 16 (66.67%) Data Integration
5 16 (66.67%) Test Automation
5 16 (66.67%) Test Strategy
6 15 (62.50%) Functional Testing
6 15 (62.50%) Integration Testing
6 15 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 14 (58.33%) Performance Testing
7 14 (58.33%) Selenium
7 14 (58.33%) ISTQB
7 14 (58.33%) Regression Testing
7 14 (58.33%) JMeter
7 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (58.33%) Software 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 20 (83.33%) Confluence
2 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.17%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (58.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (70.83%) Pentaho
2 13 (54.17%) Impala
3 6 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (20.83%) MySQL
5 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
6 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (4.17%) DB2
6 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
6 1 (4.17%) HBase
6 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
6 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (4.17%) PowerCenter
6 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
6 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
6 1 (4.17%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (4.17%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (4.17%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (75.00%) JIRA
2 14 (58.33%) JMeter
2 14 (58.33%) LoadRunner
2 14 (58.33%) Selenium
2 14 (58.33%) SoapUI
3 13 (54.17%) Bitbucket
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Tester
2 11 (45.83%) QA Tester
3 8 (33.33%) Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) Test Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) Architect
5 4 (16.67%) Data Architect
6 3 (12.50%) Lead Tester
6 3 (12.50%) QA Leader
7 2 (8.33%) Financial Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) PMO Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Analyst Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (4.17%) SQL Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) SQL BI Developer
8 1 (4.17%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) XML
2 1 (4.17%) JDBC
2 1 (4.17%) JSON
2 1 (4.17%) Kafka
2 1 (4.17%) RESTful
2 1 (4.17%) SOAP
2 1 (4.17%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 14 (58.33%) Client/Server
2 3 (12.50%) Data Structures
3 2 (8.33%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Linux
2 4 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) ETL
2 18 (75.00%) Coaching
2 18 (75.00%) Data Engineering
2 18 (75.00%) Scrum
3 17 (70.83%) Acceptance Criteria
3 17 (70.83%) SDLC
3 17 (70.83%) Sprint Planning
3 17 (70.83%) Sprint Retrospective
3 17 (70.83%) Test Planning
3 17 (70.83%) Test Scripting
3 17 (70.83%) User Stories
4 16 (66.67%) Data Integration
4 16 (66.67%) Test Automation
4 16 (66.67%) Test Strategy
5 15 (62.50%) Functional Testing
5 15 (62.50%) Integration Testing
5 15 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (58.33%) Performance Testing
6 14 (58.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (83.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (58.33%) ISEB
1 14 (58.33%) ISTQB
2 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (79.17%) QA
2 2 (8.33%) PMO
3 1 (4.17%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) Cloudera
2 1 (4.17%) Informatica
2 1 (4.17%) SAP