Period
to 24 February 2018

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 24 February 2018 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 260 225 197
Rank change year-on-year -35 -28 +7
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 464 465 593
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.00% 1.13% 1.33%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.68% 9.41% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 299 424
London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £311 £260 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £588
England median daily rate £460 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +8.24% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 6
London median hourly rate £42.50 £23.34 £12.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +82.09% +85.53% -54.25%
10th Percentile £29.20 £16.25 £8.80
90th Percentile £64.50 £34.00 £53.06
England median hourly rate £22.25 £16.97 £18.75
% change year-on-year +31.15% -9.52% -18.48%

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 6,039 4,943 5,187
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.96% 11.96% 11.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,280 3,430 3,555
London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £303 £284 £263
90th Percentile £675 £675 £630
England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 77 61
London median hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £22.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -0.52% +2.86%
10th Percentile £12.78 £12.09 £12.00
90th Percentile £57.50 £48.35 £55.00
England median hourly rate £21.01 £21.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year -3.40% -13.00% +16.28%

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Quality in London

Data Quality
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Quality in London

Data Quality
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Quality in London over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Quality in London

Data Quality
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Quality in London

Data Quality
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Quality in London over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Contractor 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 24 February 2018. 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
Job
Vacancies
Central London -48 72 £475 -5.00% 33
East London -4 14 £475 +18.75% 4
West London -34 14 £406 +22.18% 13
South London -37 10 £388 -20.51% 3
Data Quality
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, 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.

1 163 (35.13%) SQL
2 162 (34.91%) Data Modelling
3 125 (26.94%) Analytics
4 122 (26.29%) Finance
5 116 (25.00%) Data Management
6 110 (23.71%) Business Intelligence
7 99 (21.34%) ETL
8 98 (21.12%) Analytical Skills
9 96 (20.69%) Big Data
10 91 (19.61%) Migration
11 87 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
12 84 (18.10%) Data Warehouse
12 84 (18.10%) Data Governance
13 80 (17.24%) Data Migration
14 72 (15.52%) Data Architecture
15 69 (14.87%) Oracle
16 66 (14.22%) Banking
17 59 (12.72%) Relational Database
18 56 (12.07%) Data Analysis
19 55 (11.85%) Microsoft Excel
20 52 (11.21%) Visualisation
21 51 (10.99%) SQL Server
21 51 (10.99%) Logical Data Model
22 47 (10.13%) Data Cleansing
23 46 (9.91%) Security Cleared
24 45 (9.70%) Data Analytics
25 44 (9.48%) Degree
25 44 (9.48%) Stakeholder Management
26 42 (9.05%) Data Integration
27 40 (8.62%) SAP

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 28 (6.03%) Apache Spark
2 24 (5.17%) SAS
3 19 (4.09%) Apache
4 8 (1.72%) Apache Airflow
5 7 (1.51%) CMS
6 5 (1.08%) Confluence
6 5 (1.08%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.43%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.22%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 55 (11.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (5.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 14 (3.02%) Microsoft Office
4 13 (2.80%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.29%) SPSS
6 3 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.22%) EngageOne
7 1 (0.22%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 9 (1.94%) Markit EDM
2 5 (1.08%) SAP SD
3 4 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.86%) SAP R/3
3 4 (0.86%) Unit4 Business World
4 3 (0.65%) Maximo
4 3 (0.65%) SAP HR
4 3 (0.65%) SystmOne
5 2 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.43%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.43%) Workday HCM
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle TCA
6 1 (0.22%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 1 (0.22%) Raiser's Edge
6 1 (0.22%) Revive Adserver
6 1 (0.22%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.22%) SAP MDG
6 1 (0.22%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.74%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.94%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (1.51%) Adobe Analytics
5 6 (1.29%) Google Analytics
6 4 (0.86%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.65%) Bluemix
7 3 (0.65%) GitHub
7 3 (0.65%) IBM Cloud
7 3 (0.65%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 3 (0.65%) Trello
8 2 (0.43%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (0.43%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.43%) Office 365
8 2 (0.43%) Serverless
9 1 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.59%) SMS
2 3 (0.65%) VLAN
3 2 (0.43%) GSM
3 2 (0.43%) Internet
4 1 (0.22%) Firewall
4 1 (0.22%) FTP
4 1 (0.22%) Intranet
4 1 (0.22%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.22%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.22%) Network Security
4 1 (0.22%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.22%) Skype
4 1 (0.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (20.69%) Big Data
2 84 (18.10%) Data Warehouse
3 59 (12.72%) Relational Database
4 51 (10.99%) SQL Server
5 38 (8.19%) Hadoop
6 33 (7.11%) NoSQL
7 30 (6.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 23 (4.96%) QlikView
9 22 (4.74%) BusinessObjects
10 17 (3.66%) Oracle Database
10 17 (3.66%) RDBMS
11 14 (3.02%) Pentaho
11 14 (3.02%) Power BI
12 13 (2.80%) HBase
12 13 (2.80%) PowerCenter
13 12 (2.59%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 12 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 11 (2.37%) MarkLogic
15 10 (2.16%) MongoDB
15 10 (2.16%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 17 (3.66%) ERwin
2 16 (3.45%) PowerDesigner
3 8 (1.72%) JIRA
4 5 (1.08%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.86%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.43%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.43%) Hudson
8 1 (0.22%) Appium
8 1 (0.22%) GitLab
8 1 (0.22%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.22%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.22%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (0.22%) Selenium
8 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.22%) Subversion
8 1 (0.22%) Toad
8 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 122 (26.29%) Finance
2 66 (14.22%) Banking
3 29 (6.25%) Legal
4 23 (4.96%) Marketing
5 22 (4.74%) Retail
6 14 (3.02%) Law
7 12 (2.59%) Pharmaceutical
8 11 (2.37%) Manufacturing
9 10 (2.16%) Telecoms
10 9 (1.94%) French Language
11 7 (1.51%) Investment Banking
11 7 (1.51%) Retail Banking
12 6 (1.29%) Publishing
13 5 (1.08%) Electronics
13 5 (1.08%) Financial Institution
13 5 (1.08%) Front Office
14 4 (0.86%) Private Banking
15 3 (0.65%) Billing
15 3 (0.65%) Local Government
16 2 (0.43%) German Language
Job Titles
1 162 (34.91%) Analyst
2 91 (19.61%) Data Analyst
3 86 (18.53%) Architect
4 82 (17.67%) Developer
5 61 (13.15%) Data Architect
6 34 (7.33%) Business Analyst
7 32 (6.90%) Data Engineer
8 30 (6.47%) Consultant
9 26 (5.60%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 26 (5.60%) SQL Developer
10 19 (4.09%) Solutions Architect
11 18 (3.88%) Analyst Developer
11 18 (3.88%) Data Quality Analyst
11 18 (3.88%) DBA
12 17 (3.66%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 17 (3.66%) SQL Analyst
13 16 (3.45%) Data Business Analyst
13 16 (3.45%) Data Manager
13 16 (3.45%) Oracle DBA
14 14 (3.02%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (7.76%) XML
2 29 (6.25%) JSON
3 17 (3.66%) Kafka
4 10 (2.16%) .NET
5 8 (1.72%) HTML
5 8 (1.72%) JMS
6 7 (1.51%) REST
7 5 (1.08%) HTML5
7 5 (1.08%) MDX
7 5 (1.08%) Natural Language Processing
7 5 (1.08%) XML Schema
8 4 (0.86%) FpML
8 4 (0.86%) Oracle Fusion
8 4 (0.86%) Web Services
8 4 (0.86%) XSD
9 3 (0.65%) FIXML
9 3 (0.65%) IBM Integration Bus
9 3 (0.65%) RESTful
9 3 (0.65%) ServiceStack
9 3 (0.65%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 98 (21.12%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (8.62%) Data Structures
3 34 (7.33%) Reference Data
4 33 (7.11%) Management Information System
5 20 (4.31%) NHS
6 16 (3.45%) Computer Science
6 16 (3.45%) Taxonomies
7 15 (3.23%) Credit Risk
8 13 (2.80%) User Experience
9 10 (2.16%) Market Risk
10 7 (1.51%) Hedge funds
11 5 (1.08%) Derivative
11 5 (1.08%) Fixed Income
11 5 (1.08%) FMCG
12 4 (0.86%) Algorithms
12 4 (0.86%) Life Science
13 3 (0.65%) Data Protection Act
13 3 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 3 (0.65%) Greenfield Project
14 2 (0.43%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (1.94%) Windows
2 8 (1.72%) Linux
3 5 (1.08%) Unix
3 5 (1.08%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.22%) Android
4 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (34.91%) Data Modelling
2 125 (26.94%) Analytics
3 116 (25.00%) Data Management
4 110 (23.71%) Business Intelligence
5 99 (21.34%) ETL
6 91 (19.61%) Migration
7 87 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
8 84 (18.10%) Data Governance
9 80 (17.24%) Data Migration
10 72 (15.52%) Data Architecture
11 56 (12.07%) Data Analysis
12 52 (11.21%) Visualisation
13 51 (10.99%) Logical Data Model
14 47 (10.13%) Data Cleansing
15 45 (9.70%) Data Analytics
16 44 (9.48%) Stakeholder Management
17 42 (9.05%) Data Integration
18 39 (8.41%) Data Security
19 35 (7.54%) Master Data Management
19 35 (7.54%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 163 (35.13%) SQL
2 34 (7.33%) Python
3 33 (7.11%) PL/SQL
4 27 (5.82%) Java
5 24 (5.17%) VBA
6 20 (4.31%) R
7 17 (3.66%) C#
8 12 (2.59%) Scala
9 8 (1.72%) JavaScript
9 8 (1.72%) T-SQL
10 4 (0.86%) Apex Code
10 4 (0.86%) C
10 4 (0.86%) Go
10 4 (0.86%) VB
11 3 (0.65%) Perl
11 3 (0.65%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.43%) C++
12 2 (0.43%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.22%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.22%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 46 (9.91%) Security Cleared
2 44 (9.48%) Degree
3 22 (4.74%) DV Cleared
4 18 (3.88%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.51%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (1.51%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (1.08%) PhD
7 2 (0.43%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.43%) SAFe Agilist
8 1 (0.22%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.22%) ISEB
8 1 (0.22%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.22%) PMP
8 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.96%) GDPR
2 14 (3.02%) QA
3 7 (1.51%) PMO
4 6 (1.29%) Basel II
4 6 (1.29%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (1.08%) IFRS
5 5 (1.08%) SLA
5 5 (1.08%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.65%) HL7
6 3 (0.65%) IFRS 9
6 3 (0.65%) ISO 20022
6 3 (0.65%) MiFID
7 2 (0.43%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.22%) PSD2
8 1 (0.22%) SEPA
8 1 (0.22%) WCAG
System Software
1 17 (3.66%) Oracle Clusterware
1 17 (3.66%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (0.65%) Apache Flume
2 3 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.43%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.43%) HDFS
4 1 (0.22%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.22%) OpenDJ
Systems Management
1 17 (3.66%) Data Guard
1 17 (3.66%) Oracle Flashback
1 17 (3.66%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (0.43%) Consul
2 2 (0.43%) Oozie
2 2 (0.43%) Packer
2 2 (0.43%) Terraform
3 1 (0.22%) ArcSight ESM
3 1 (0.22%) HP ALM
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle EDQ
3 1 (0.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 69 (14.87%) Oracle
2 40 (8.62%) SAP
3 36 (7.76%) Microsoft
4 35 (7.54%) Tableau
5 34 (7.33%) Informatica
6 19 (4.09%) Salesforce.com
7 14 (3.02%) Google
7 14 (3.02%) IBM
8 11 (2.37%) Talend
8 11 (2.37%) Teradata
9 9 (1.94%) MicroStrategy
10 7 (1.51%) Adobe
11 5 (1.08%) Cognos
11 5 (1.08%) MapR
12 4 (0.86%) ATG
12 4 (0.86%) Mercator
12 4 (0.86%) Progress
13 3 (0.65%) Ab Initio
13 3 (0.65%) Capita
13 3 (0.65%) Sybase