The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 27 June 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 / Merseyside
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 41 -
Rank change year-on-year -3 -  
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.60% 0.30% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.56% 5.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £446 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.09 £22.50
% change year-on-year +8.76% -28.48%  

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 Merseyside with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 36 20 57
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 10.71% 5.93% 15.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 12 34
Median daily rate £488 £323 £508
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +51.16% -36.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £277 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £495 £855
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £21.78
% change year-on-year -10.71% +28.58%  

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

Data Quality
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Quality in Merseyside

Data Quality
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Quality in Merseyside

Data Quality
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -3 1 £250 -
Birkenhead - 1 £350 -
Data Quality
North West

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Legal
2 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) QlikView
3 1 (25.00%) Data Security
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (25.00%) Data Governance
3 1 (25.00%) Information Governance
3 1 (25.00%) Data Transformation
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (25.00%) Case Management
3 1 (25.00%) Scorecard
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle

Data Quality
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (25.00%) QlikView
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 2 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Data Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Data Quality Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Governance Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Information Governance Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Information Manager
2 1 (25.00%) QlikView Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Quality Manager
2 1 (25.00%) SQL BI Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server BI Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Case Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (25.00%) Data Governance
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Data Security
2 1 (25.00%) Data Transformation
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Information Governance
2 1 (25.00%) Scorecard
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) SAP