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 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Quality
Rank 78 75 81
Rank change year-on-year -3 +6  
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 10 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.98% 1.29% 0.86%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.11% 13.04% 5.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 6
Median daily rate £378 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.50% +1.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £338 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £595 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £409 £400
% change year-on-year +3.36% +2.12%  
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 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 90 138 169
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 8.86% 9.90% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 99 129
Median daily rate £375 £403 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.83% +25.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £598 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £382
% change year-on-year - +4.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Median hourly rate £40.00 £12.00 £11.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +233.33% +2.38%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.45 £41.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -52.56% +57.69%  

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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Quality in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Quality in Leeds

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 11 (35.48%) SQL
2 10 (32.26%) Finance
2 10 (32.26%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (29.03%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (25.81%) IBM InfoSphere
4 8 (25.81%) SAP
4 8 (25.81%) IBM
4 8 (25.81%) Project Management
5 7 (22.58%) SAS
5 7 (22.58%) Data Modelling
5 7 (22.58%) DB2
5 7 (22.58%) Data Management
6 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (19.35%) Data Governance
7 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (16.13%) Knowledge Management
7 5 (16.13%) Degree
7 5 (16.13%) Information Governance
7 5 (16.13%) Statistics
7 5 (16.13%) Operations Research
7 5 (16.13%) Economics
7 5 (16.13%) ETL
8 4 (12.90%) NHS
8 4 (12.90%) Linux
8 4 (12.90%) Quality Management
8 4 (12.90%) Change Management
8 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
8 4 (12.90%) Mathematics
8 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
9 3 (9.68%) Big Data

Data Quality
Top Related 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 7 (22.58%) SAS
2 2 (6.45%) Apache
2 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Stata
2 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) IBM InfoSphere
2 7 (22.58%) DB2
3 3 (9.68%) Big Data
3 3 (9.68%) Data Mining
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (3.23%) Data Mart
5 1 (3.23%) DataStage
5 1 (3.23%) OLAP
5 1 (3.23%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.23%) Redis
5 1 (3.23%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (3.23%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) JMeter
General
1 10 (32.26%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Billing
3 2 (6.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Consultant
1 9 (29.03%) Data Consultant
2 6 (19.35%) Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) Data Quality Consultant
3 4 (12.90%) Data Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Data Governance Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Data Quality Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Governance Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Quality Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) SAP Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) SAP Data Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) SAP Technical Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Architect
5 2 (6.45%) ETL Developer
5 2 (6.45%) SAP Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
2 4 (12.90%) NHS
3 2 (6.45%) Credit Risk
3 2 (6.45%) Data Structures
3 2 (6.45%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) Solaris
2 2 (6.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (25.81%) Project Management
3 7 (22.58%) Data Management
3 7 (22.58%) Data Modelling
4 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (19.35%) Data Governance
5 5 (16.13%) Economics
5 5 (16.13%) ETL
5 5 (16.13%) Information Governance
5 5 (16.13%) Knowledge Management
5 5 (16.13%) Operations Research
5 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 5 (16.13%) Statistics
6 4 (12.90%) Change Management
6 4 (12.90%) Mathematics
6 4 (12.90%) Quality Management
7 3 (9.68%) Data Privacy
7 3 (9.68%) Open Source
7 3 (9.68%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (9.68%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) SQL
2 3 (9.68%) T-SQL
2 3 (9.68%) VBA
3 2 (6.45%) Java
4 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
2 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) IBM
1 8 (25.81%) SAP
2 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
2 2 (6.45%) SolarWinds
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) Splunk