The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 27 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.

Data Quality
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 55 62
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 0 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire - 0.44% 0.56%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 5.00% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £513 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +127.77%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 40 60 68
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 6.76% 8.77% 9.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 34 28
Median daily rate £406 £425 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.41% +26.86%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £365 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £604 £588 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 9
Median hourly rate £18.00 £38.75 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.54% +17.42%  
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 Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

Data Quality
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Quality in Hertfordshire

Data Quality
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Quality in Hertfordshire

Data Quality
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire

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

1 4 (80.00%) Data Analysis
1 4 (80.00%) Data Cleansing
2 3 (60.00%) Data Conversion
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (60.00%) Data Governance
2 3 (60.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (60.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) SAP
2 3 (60.00%) Quality Management
2 3 (60.00%) Change Management
2 3 (60.00%) Data Security
3 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (20.00%) Customer Insight
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VBA
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis

Data Quality
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Data Manager
1 3 (60.00%) SAP Data Manager
1 3 (60.00%) SAP Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Salesforce Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Salesforce Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Data Analysis
1 4 (80.00%) Data Cleansing
2 3 (60.00%) Change Management
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (60.00%) Data Conversion
2 3 (60.00%) Data Governance
2 3 (60.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (60.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (60.00%) Data Security
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Customer Insight
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com