The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 23 June 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
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 39
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 0 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire - - 1.99%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.70% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £47.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £16.09 £23.75
% change year-on-year +10.31% -32.25%  

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 Lancashire with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 13 44 54
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 3.86% 9.87% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 35 37
Median daily rate £425 £435 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.29% +16.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £235 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £696 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 5
Median hourly rate £38.50 £12.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +208.00% -68.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.83 £12.50 £24.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.85 £12.50 £47.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.25 £24.75
% change year-on-year -11.50% +14.14%  

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 Lancashire

Data Quality
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Quality in Lancashire

Data Quality
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Quality in Lancashire