Period
to 18 January 2018

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 6 months to 18 January 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 121 138
Rank change year-on-year +5 +17 -30
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 25 30 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.89% 0.94% 0.54%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.36% 10.34% 4.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 25 18
Manchester median daily rate £463 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.63% -8.57% +108.33%
10th Percentile £313 £363 £213
90th Percentile £670 £550 £569
North West median daily rate £565 £415 £419
% change year-on-year +36.15% -0.90% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate £16.19 - -
North West median hourly rate £17.60 £9.19 £52.47
% change year-on-year +91.46% -82.49% +208.65%

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 Manchester with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 299 290 451
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 10.60% 9.09% 11.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 177 241
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.11% +12.12%
10th Percentile £200 £246 £213
90th Percentile £638 £575 £495
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £413
% change year-on-year - -3.03% +17.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 5
Manchester median hourly rate £17.00 £30.50 £35.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.26% -12.88% +169.31%
10th Percentile £14.00 £11.00 £17.45
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £21.68 £25.00 £25.12
% change year-on-year -13.29% -0.48% +43.54%

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

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 6 months to 18 January 2018.

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

Data Quality
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 6 months to 18 January 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
Rochdale - 2 - -
Salford - 2 £525 - 1
Data Quality
North West

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 17 (68.00%) ETL
2 16 (64.00%) Data Architecture
3 15 (60.00%) Data Modelling
4 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
5 13 (52.00%) Data Governance
6 11 (44.00%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (40.00%) Management Information System
7 10 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (36.00%) Data Management
9 8 (32.00%) Migration
9 8 (32.00%) Information Architecture
10 7 (28.00%) Data Strategy
10 7 (28.00%) Data Migration
10 7 (28.00%) SharePoint
10 7 (28.00%) SQL
10 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
11 6 (24.00%) Intranet
11 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 6 (24.00%) Content Development
11 6 (24.00%) Kalman Filter
12 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (20.00%) Big Data
12 5 (20.00%) Analytical Thinking
12 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (20.00%) Workflow
13 4 (16.00%) Content Management
13 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Excel
13 4 (16.00%) Power BI
13 4 (16.00%) Validation

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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (28.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) Intranet
2 1 (4.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 10 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (20.00%) Big Data
4 4 (16.00%) Power BI
5 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (8.00%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (8.00%) Star Schema
7 1 (4.00%) Data Lake
7 1 (4.00%) Data Mart
7 1 (4.00%) Electronic Patient Records
7 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
7 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (8.00%) Local Government
1 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Architect
2 7 (28.00%) Data Architect
3 6 (24.00%) Information Architect
4 4 (16.00%) Developer
4 4 (16.00%) SQL Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Data Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Records Manager
5 2 (8.00%) SQL BI Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Database Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Digital Architect
6 1 (4.00%) ETL Architect
6 1 (4.00%) PMO Manager
6 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Architect
6 1 (4.00%) SSIS Developer
6 1 (4.00%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) jQuery
2 1 (4.00%) JSON
2 1 (4.00%) REST
2 1 (4.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (12.00%) Taxonomies
4 2 (8.00%) CMDB
4 2 (8.00%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (8.00%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (8.00%) Freedom of Information Act
4 2 (8.00%) Public Cloud
4 2 (8.00%) Reference Data
5 1 (4.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) ETL
2 16 (64.00%) Data Architecture
3 15 (60.00%) Data Modelling
4 13 (52.00%) Data Governance
5 11 (44.00%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (36.00%) Data Management
7 8 (32.00%) Information Architecture
7 8 (32.00%) Migration
8 7 (28.00%) Data Migration
8 7 (28.00%) Data Strategy
9 6 (24.00%) Content Development
9 6 (24.00%) Kalman Filter
10 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (20.00%) Analytical Thinking
10 5 (20.00%) Workflow
11 4 (16.00%) Content Management
11 4 (16.00%) Data Integration
11 4 (16.00%) Use Case
11 4 (16.00%) Validation
12 3 (12.00%) Data Stewardship
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.00%) Java
3 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) QA
2 2 (8.00%) COBIT
3 1 (4.00%) HL7
3 1 (4.00%) PMO
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (8.00%) SCCM
2 2 (8.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (4.00%) MuleSoft
3 1 (4.00%) SAP
3 1 (4.00%) Talend
3 1 (4.00%) Teradata