The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 24 April 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 / Manchester
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 90 94
Rank change year-on-year +5 +4  
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 4 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.29% 0.77% 0.24%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.20% 8.05% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 2
Median daily rate £249 £413 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -39.57% +48.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £333 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £493 £280
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year - -46.00%  

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 Manchester with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 125 174 230
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 8.95% 9.61% 13.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 92 96
Median daily rate £356 £406 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.42% +20.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £300 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +1.26% +5.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £20.20 - £96.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.04 - £33.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.36 - £159.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £33.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -24.24% +13.79%  

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

Data Quality
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Quality in Manchester

Data Quality
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Quality in Manchester over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Quality in Manchester

Data Quality
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Quality in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 10 (43.48%) Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) Data Governance
2 9 (39.13%) ETL
3 7 (30.43%) Data Modelling
3 7 (30.43%) Data Architecture
4 6 (26.09%) SAP
4 6 (26.09%) Finance
5 5 (21.74%) Tableau
6 4 (17.39%) Data Management
6 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
6 4 (17.39%) Quality Management
6 4 (17.39%) DB2
6 4 (17.39%) CRM
7 3 (13.04%) IBM
7 3 (13.04%) Informatica
7 3 (13.04%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (13.04%) SQL
7 3 (13.04%) Oracle
7 3 (13.04%) Validation
7 3 (13.04%) Billing
7 3 (13.04%) IBM InfoSphere
7 3 (13.04%) Data Structures
8 2 (8.70%) Qlik Sense
8 2 (8.70%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (8.70%) Trend Analysis
8 2 (8.70%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (8.70%) Visualisation
8 2 (8.70%) QlikView
8 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (8.70%) VBA

Data Quality
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (8.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.35%) SystmOne
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) DB2
2 3 (13.04%) IBM InfoSphere
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (8.70%) Qlik Sense
3 2 (8.70%) QlikView
4 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Analyst
1 8 (34.78%) Consultant
2 7 (30.43%) Data Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Data Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Data Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Management Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Data Quality Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Report Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Tableau Architect
6 1 (4.35%) AWS Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Business Process Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Data Manager
6 1 (4.35%) QlikView Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Support
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Tableau Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
2 3 (13.04%) Data Structures
3 2 (8.70%) NHS
4 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) Data Governance
2 9 (39.13%) ETL
3 7 (30.43%) Data Architecture
3 7 (30.43%) Data Modelling
4 4 (17.39%) CRM
4 4 (17.39%) Data Management
4 4 (17.39%) Quality Management
5 3 (13.04%) Validation
6 2 (8.70%) Trend Analysis
6 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Visualisation
7 1 (4.35%) BPMN
7 1 (4.35%) Data Extraction
7 1 (4.35%) Data Migration
7 1 (4.35%) Data Protection
7 1 (4.35%) Data Visualisation
7 1 (4.35%) Dimensional Modelling
7 1 (4.35%) Product Management
7 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) SAP
2 5 (21.74%) Tableau
3 3 (13.04%) IBM
3 3 (13.04%) Informatica
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle