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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 37 38
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1  
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.63% 0.89% 0.55%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.71% 10.71% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £190 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -45.71%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.50 £15.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -30.00% -40.00%  

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 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 35 28 42
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 10.97% 8.28% 11.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 20
Median daily rate £453 £345 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.15% +13.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £232 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £485 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £11.00 - £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% +37.93%  

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 29 March 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 +4 2 - -
Data Quality
North West

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (75.00%) ETL
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) Dashboard Development
3 2 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
3 2 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Data Extraction
3 2 (50.00%) Product Management
3 2 (50.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (50.00%) REST
3 2 (50.00%) Tableau
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) DB2
4 1 (25.00%) Data Security
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Legal
4 1 (25.00%) Data Management
4 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Marketing
4 1 (25.00%) SAP
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) Data Governance
4 1 (25.00%) Data Transformation
4 1 (25.00%) QlikView

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (50.00%) DB2
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) QlikView
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Tableau Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Data Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) QlikView Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (75.00%) ETL
2 2 (50.00%) Dashboard Development
2 2 (50.00%) Data Extraction
2 2 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (50.00%) Product Management
2 2 (50.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Case Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Governance
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) Data Security
3 1 (25.00%) Data Transformation
3 1 (25.00%) Scorecard
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Tableau
3 1 (25.00%) SAP