The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 22 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 86 76
Rank change year-on-year +27 -10  
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 34 19 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 3.13% 1.28% 1.80%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 23.94% 13.77% 12.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 22
Median daily rate £532 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.02% +12.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £375 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £440 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £448 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Leeds with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 142 138 219
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 13.09% 9.26% 14.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 96 175
Median daily rate £420 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £281 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £570 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 7
Median hourly rate £12.00 £90.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -86.74% +546.42%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.28% +14.00%  

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

Data Quality
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Quality in Leeds

Data Quality
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Quality in Leeds over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Quality in Leeds

Data Quality
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Quality in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 21 (47.73%) Data Modelling
1 21 (47.73%) Data Integration
2 16 (36.36%) Data Management
2 16 (36.36%) Degree
3 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (31.82%) Finance
5 13 (29.55%) TOGAF
5 13 (29.55%) SQL
6 12 (27.27%) Mathematics
6 12 (27.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 10 (22.73%) NHS
8 9 (20.45%) ETL
8 9 (20.45%) SAS
8 9 (20.45%) Project Management
8 9 (20.45%) Enterprise Architecture
9 8 (18.18%) Statistics
9 8 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (18.18%) Pentaho
9 8 (18.18%) Data Governance
9 8 (18.18%) Analytics
9 8 (18.18%) Flask
9 8 (18.18%) Python
10 7 (15.91%) SAP
10 7 (15.91%) Data Mining
10 7 (15.91%) IBM
10 7 (15.91%) Change Management
10 7 (15.91%) Ansible
10 7 (15.91%) Relational Database
10 7 (15.91%) Riak
11 6 (13.64%) MongoDB

Data Quality
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 9 (20.45%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Stata
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) Pentaho
2 7 (15.91%) Data Mining
2 7 (15.91%) Relational Database
2 7 (15.91%) Riak
3 6 (13.64%) MongoDB
3 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
4 5 (11.36%) NoSQL
5 4 (9.09%) DataStage
5 4 (9.09%) DB2
5 4 (9.09%) IBM InfoSphere
5 4 (9.09%) SAP Data Services
6 3 (6.82%) Big Data
6 3 (6.82%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (6.82%) DTS
6 3 (6.82%) MS Access
7 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (4.55%) RDBMS
7 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (4.55%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (6.82%) Toad
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (31.82%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Billing
Job Titles
1 18 (40.91%) Architect
2 11 (25.00%) Technical Architect
3 8 (18.18%) Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) Data Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (11.36%) Consultant
6 4 (9.09%) DataStage Consultant
6 4 (9.09%) Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Data Architect
7 3 (6.82%) Pentaho Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Data Manager
8 2 (4.55%) Data Migration Lead
8 2 (4.55%) ETL Consultant
8 2 (4.55%) IT Architect
8 2 (4.55%) Technical Leader
9 1 (2.27%) ETL Developer
9 1 (2.27%) Information Analyst
9 1 (2.27%) Technical Solutions Architect
9 1 (2.27%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.18%) Flask
2 4 (9.09%) XML
3 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) NHS
2 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.64%) Reference Data
3 4 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.55%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.27%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.55%) Linux
1 2 (4.55%) Solaris
1 2 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (47.73%) Data Integration
1 21 (47.73%) Data Modelling
2 16 (36.36%) Data Management
3 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (29.55%) TOGAF
5 12 (27.27%) Mathematics
5 12 (27.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 9 (20.45%) Enterprise Architecture
6 9 (20.45%) ETL
6 9 (20.45%) Project Management
7 8 (18.18%) Analytics
7 8 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (18.18%) Data Governance
7 8 (18.18%) Statistics
8 7 (15.91%) Change Management
9 6 (13.64%) Data Architecture
9 6 (13.64%) Data Cleansing
9 6 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (11.36%) Knowledge Management
10 5 (11.36%) Operations Research
Programming Languages
1 13 (29.55%) SQL
2 8 (18.18%) Python
3 6 (13.64%) VBA
4 4 (9.09%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.82%) VB
6 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (36.36%) Degree
2 6 (13.64%) Master's Degree
2 6 (13.64%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.82%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) GDPR
1 2 (4.55%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 7 (15.91%) Ansible
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) IBM
1 7 (15.91%) SAP
2 6 (13.64%) Informatica
2 6 (13.64%) Oracle
3 5 (11.36%) Talend
4 3 (6.82%) DataFlux
4 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.55%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.55%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.27%) Cisco
6 1 (2.27%) Trillium