Period
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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 4 July 2022 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
England > London
6 months to
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 209 180 209
Rank change year-on-year -29 +29 +42
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 542 443 203
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.36% 1.60% 1.15%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.95% 13.15% 10.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 271 129
10th Percentile £363 £334 £261
25th Percentile £498 £425 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £558 £530 £525
Median % change year-on-year +5.19% +0.95% +5.00%
75th Percentile £650 £636 £635
90th Percentile £749 £706 £738
England median daily rate £550 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 11
10th Percentile £23.08 £20.07 £15.94
25th Percentile £24.35 £20.68 £17.64
Median hourly rate £59.50 £25.50 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +133.33% +21.43% +2.75%
75th Percentile £65.75 £33.50 £31.82
90th Percentile £75.00 £38.85 £35.75
England median hourly rate £23.43 £21.00 £20.57
% change year-on-year +11.55% +2.09% +0.99%

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 London with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 4,950 3,370 1,957
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.41% 12.16% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,500 2,305 1,367
10th Percentile £355 £324 £300
25th Percentile £456 £413 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £675 £620 £587
90th Percentile £775 £694 £650
England median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 30 37
10th Percentile £17.91 £14.23 £15.77
25th Percentile £21.00 £20.00 £19.99
Median hourly rate £38.25 £23.75 £31.72
Median % change year-on-year +61.05% -25.13% +58.60%
75th Percentile £49.25 £31.06 £45.00
90th Percentile £69.13 £38.78 £54.65
England median hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £22.72
% change year-on-year +23.81% -7.55% +1.61%

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Data Quality as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Data Quality in London

Data Quality
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Data Quality in London.

Daily rate trend for Data Quality in London

Data Quality
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Data Quality in London over the 6 months to 4 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Data Quality in London

Data Quality
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Data Quality in London.

Hourly rate trend for Data Quality in London

Data Quality
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Data Quality in London over the 6 months to 4 July 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for Data Quality in London

Data Quality
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 4 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -17 51 £575 +6.48% 24
West London +19 37 £620 -1.59% 4
East London -10 1 - - 6
North London - 1 £638 -
Data Quality
England

For the 6 months to 4 July 2022, 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 London region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 202 (37.27%) SQL
2 201 (37.08%) Finance
3 178 (32.84%) Social Skills
4 174 (32.10%) Data Modelling
5 171 (31.55%) Data Governance
6 158 (29.15%) Analytics
7 153 (28.23%) Agile
8 143 (26.38%) Data Management
9 136 (25.09%) Data Warehouse
10 132 (24.35%) Python
10 132 (24.35%) ETL
11 118 (21.77%) Business Intelligence
12 107 (19.74%) Data Analysis
13 100 (18.45%) Power Platform
14 99 (18.27%) Power BI
15 91 (16.79%) Azure
16 90 (16.61%) Metadata
17 83 (15.31%) Data Architecture
18 80 (14.76%) Analytical Skills
19 75 (13.84%) Data Lake
20 71 (13.10%) AWS
21 68 (12.55%) Microsoft
21 68 (12.55%) Microsoft Excel
22 63 (11.62%) DevOps
22 63 (11.62%) Master Data Management
23 62 (11.44%) Banking
24 60 (11.07%) Informatica
25 57 (10.52%) Visualisation
26 56 (10.33%) Oracle
27 53 (9.78%) Degree

Data Quality
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 33 (6.09%) Apache Spark
2 20 (3.69%) Confluence
3 17 (3.14%) SAS
4 13 (2.40%) SharePoint
5 9 (1.66%) Apache Airflow
6 8 (1.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 7 (1.29%) Apache
7 7 (1.29%) Camunda
8 4 (0.74%) IIS
8 4 (0.74%) Jupyter
8 4 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 68 (12.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (3.32%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (1.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.11%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (1.11%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.18%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (1.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.74%) Oracle AML
3 3 (0.55%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.55%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.37%) Actimize
4 2 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.37%) Fidessa
4 2 (0.37%) Misys Opics
4 2 (0.37%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.37%) SAP PS
4 2 (0.37%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 1 (0.18%) Avolution ABACUS
5 1 (0.18%) Eikon
5 1 (0.18%) Kondor
5 1 (0.18%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.18%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 1 (0.18%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.18%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.18%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 100 (18.45%) Power Platform
2 91 (16.79%) Azure
3 71 (13.10%) AWS
4 42 (7.75%) Serverless
5 36 (6.64%) Azure Data Factory
6 27 (4.98%) Amazon S3
7 26 (4.80%) Azure Synapse Analytics
7 26 (4.80%) PaaS
8 24 (4.43%) Collibra
9 23 (4.24%) GCP
10 20 (3.69%) Azure DevOps
11 15 (2.77%) Azure Functions
12 14 (2.58%) Azure Monitor
13 13 (2.40%) AWS Lambda
14 12 (2.21%) Snowflake
15 11 (2.03%) Adobe Analytics
15 11 (2.03%) Google Analytics
16 9 (1.66%) Alation
16 9 (1.66%) IaaS
17 8 (1.48%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.48%) Internet
2 2 (0.37%) Network Security
3 1 (0.18%) DKIM
3 1 (0.18%) HTTP
3 1 (0.18%) IPFS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (25.09%) Data Warehouse
2 99 (18.27%) Power BI
3 90 (16.61%) Metadata
4 75 (13.84%) Data Lake
5 52 (9.59%) Big Data
6 42 (7.75%) SQL Server
7 32 (5.90%) Tableau
8 18 (3.32%) Ataccama
8 18 (3.32%) Data Mining
8 18 (3.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 17 (3.14%) Neo4j
9 17 (3.14%) NoSQL
10 14 (2.58%) PostgreSQL
11 13 (2.40%) Qlik Sense
11 13 (2.40%) Relational Database
12 10 (1.85%) Amazon Redshift
12 10 (1.85%) BigQuery
12 10 (1.85%) Hadoop
12 10 (1.85%) Mixpanel
13 9 (1.66%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 38 (7.01%) JIRA
2 17 (3.14%) Git (software)
3 15 (2.77%) ERwin
4 13 (2.40%) PowerDesigner
5 12 (2.21%) kappa
6 10 (1.85%) Artifactory
7 8 (1.48%) Jenkins
7 8 (1.48%) Maven
8 7 (1.29%) GitLab
9 5 (0.92%) ER Studio
10 4 (0.74%) Visual Studio Team System
11 3 (0.55%) Selenium
11 3 (0.55%) Visual Studio Code
12 2 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (0.37%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.37%) Visual Studio
13 1 (0.18%) Bitbucket
13 1 (0.18%) JBehave
13 1 (0.18%) Sonatype Nexus
13 1 (0.18%) Spinnaker
General
1 201 (37.08%) Finance
2 178 (32.84%) Social Skills
3 80 (14.76%) Analytical Skills
4 62 (11.44%) Banking
5 39 (7.20%) Presentation Skills
6 28 (5.17%) Public Sector
7 25 (4.61%) Legal
8 23 (4.24%) Marketing
9 21 (3.87%) Investment Banking
10 19 (3.51%) Front Office
10 19 (3.51%) Influencing Skills
11 14 (2.58%) Manufacturing
12 13 (2.40%) Retail
12 13 (2.40%) Telecoms
13 12 (2.21%) Pharmaceutical
14 11 (2.03%) Documentation Skills
14 11 (2.03%) German Language
14 11 (2.03%) Law
15 10 (1.85%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 10 (1.85%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 188 (34.69%) Analyst
2 121 (22.32%) Data Analyst
3 84 (15.50%) Architect
4 75 (13.84%) Data Engineer
5 66 (12.18%) Data Architect
6 49 (9.04%) Business Analyst
7 36 (6.64%) Developer
8 28 (5.17%) AWS Engineer
9 26 (4.80%) Python Engineer
9 26 (4.80%) Solutions Architect
10 24 (4.43%) Data Business Analyst
11 23 (4.24%) AWS Data Engineer
12 21 (3.87%) Data Modeller
12 21 (3.87%) Data Quality Analyst
13 17 (3.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 15 (2.77%) Consultant
14 15 (2.77%) Python Developer
14 15 (2.77%) Senior Analyst
15 12 (2.21%) Data Manager
15 12 (2.21%) Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (4.98%) Kafka
2 16 (2.95%) .NET
2 16 (2.95%) PySpark
3 10 (1.85%) REST
3 10 (1.85%) Spark Streaming
4 7 (1.29%) Apache Camel
5 6 (1.11%) Apache NiFi
5 6 (1.11%) JMS
5 6 (1.11%) JSON
5 6 (1.11%) Web Services
6 4 (0.74%) HTML
6 4 (0.74%) NumPy
6 4 (0.74%) Pandas
7 3 (0.55%) Matplotlib
7 3 (0.55%) Plotly
7 3 (0.55%) RESTful
7 3 (0.55%) XML
8 2 (0.37%) ADO
8 2 (0.37%) Middleware
8 2 (0.37%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 32 (5.90%) Management Information System
2 24 (4.43%) Data Structures
3 20 (3.69%) Reference Data
4 19 (3.51%) Taxonomies
5 14 (2.58%) Algorithms
5 14 (2.58%) Virtual Team
6 13 (2.40%) Legacy Systems
6 13 (2.40%) Market Risk
7 12 (2.21%) Linux Command Line
7 12 (2.21%) User Experience
8 9 (1.66%) Animation
8 9 (1.66%) Credit Risk
8 9 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (1.66%) Hedge funds
9 8 (1.48%) Renewable Energy
10 7 (1.29%) CMDB
10 7 (1.29%) Life Science
10 7 (1.29%) Public Cloud
10 7 (1.29%) Reinsurance
11 5 (0.92%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (1.29%) Linux
2 3 (0.55%) Unix
3 2 (0.37%) Windows
4 1 (0.18%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (32.10%) Data Modelling
2 171 (31.55%) Data Governance
3 158 (29.15%) Analytics
4 153 (28.23%) Agile
5 143 (26.38%) Data Management
6 132 (24.35%) ETL
7 118 (21.77%) Business Intelligence
8 107 (19.74%) Data Analysis
9 83 (15.31%) Data Architecture
10 63 (11.62%) DevOps
10 63 (11.62%) Master Data Management
11 57 (10.52%) Visualisation
12 53 (9.78%) Decision-Making
13 52 (9.59%) Migration
14 50 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
15 48 (8.86%) Data Pipeline
16 45 (8.30%) Data Integration
16 45 (8.30%) Problem-Solving
16 45 (8.30%) Scrum
17 44 (8.12%) Data Engineering
Programming Languages
1 202 (37.27%) SQL
2 132 (24.35%) Python
3 44 (8.12%) Java
4 36 (6.64%) C#
5 24 (4.43%) VBA
6 22 (4.06%) PowerShell
7 16 (2.95%) Scala
8 15 (2.77%) Bash
9 14 (2.58%) R
10 11 (2.03%) T-SQL
11 10 (1.85%) Shell Script
12 7 (1.29%) PL/SQL
13 5 (0.92%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 4 (0.74%) C
14 4 (0.74%) JavaScript
15 2 (0.37%) Apex Code
15 2 (0.37%) C++
15 2 (0.37%) Kotlin
15 2 (0.37%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.18%) Korn
Qualifications
1 53 (9.78%) Degree
2 16 (2.95%) Security Cleared
3 14 (2.58%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.48%) FFIEC
5 7 (1.29%) PMP
6 6 (1.11%) Master's Degree
6 6 (1.11%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.74%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (0.55%) CFA
8 3 (0.55%) PhD
9 2 (0.37%) ACCA
9 2 (0.37%) CIMA
9 2 (0.37%) ISEB
9 2 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.18%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.18%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 1 (0.18%) Tableau Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (8.12%) QA
2 14 (2.58%) GDPR
3 10 (1.85%) NIST
3 10 (1.85%) SLA
4 8 (1.48%) GLBA
4 8 (1.48%) PCI DSS
5 6 (1.11%) PMO
6 2 (0.37%) Basel III
6 2 (0.37%) COREP
6 2 (0.37%) CRD IV
6 2 (0.37%) IFRS
6 2 (0.37%) IFRS 17
6 2 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.37%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.18%) Accessibility
7 1 (0.18%) EMIR
7 1 (0.18%) GAAP
7 1 (0.18%) MiFID
7 1 (0.18%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.18%) UCITS
System Software
1 15 (2.77%) Docker
2 2 (0.37%) HDFS
2 2 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.18%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 13 (2.40%) Kubernetes
2 9 (1.66%) Terraform
3 4 (0.74%) Ansible
4 3 (0.55%) QRadar
5 2 (0.37%) Oozie
5 2 (0.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.18%) Argo
6 1 (0.18%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.18%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.18%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.18%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.18%) Kibana
6 1 (0.18%) Mesos
6 1 (0.18%) Puppet
6 1 (0.18%) Rancher
6 1 (0.18%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 68 (12.55%) Microsoft
2 60 (11.07%) Informatica
3 56 (10.33%) Oracle
4 43 (7.93%) Databricks
5 37 (6.83%) SAP
6 28 (5.17%) ServiceNow
7 22 (4.06%) Google
8 17 (3.14%) Salesforce.com
8 17 (3.14%) Talend
9 14 (2.58%) IBM
10 13 (2.40%) BiZZdesign
11 11 (2.03%) Adobe
12 9 (1.66%) Alteryx
13 8 (1.48%) Cloudera
13 8 (1.48%) MuleSoft
14 7 (1.29%) Automation Anywhere
14 7 (1.29%) Charles River
14 7 (1.29%) Pega
14 7 (1.29%) Red Hat
15 5 (0.92%) Sybase