Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 22 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
England > Midlands
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 154 142 101
Rank change year-on-year -12 -41 +49
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 96 109 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.23% 1.25% 1.73%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.90% 11.62% 15.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 79 106
Midlands median daily rate £430 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% -5.88% +17.24%
10th Percentile £243 £222 £294
90th Percentile £538 £600 £500
England median daily rate £460 £430 £440
% change year-on-year +6.98% -2.27% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 4
Midlands median hourly rate £15.07 £18.50 £10.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.53% +74.45% -35.73%
10th Percentile £11.25 £9.85 £9.48
90th Percentile £46.50 £20.31 £12.00
England median hourly rate £22.25 £13.50 £16.05
% change year-on-year +64.81% -15.86% -10.86%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 970 938 930
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 12.39% 10.72% 11.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 610 593 514
Midlands median daily rate £390 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £213 £200 £236
90th Percentile £550 £550 £539
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 56 53
Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £25.00 £17.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.00% +46.76% -2.66%
10th Percentile £8.44 £9.72 £10.44
90th Percentile £48.95 £42.25 £40.00
England median hourly rate £20.60 £23.34 £24.23
% change year-on-year -11.74% -3.67% +21.15%

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Quality in the Midlands

Data Quality
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Quality in the Midlands

Data Quality
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Quality in the Midlands over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Quality in the Midlands

Data Quality
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Quality in the Midlands

Data Quality
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Quality in the Midlands over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Data Quality in the Midlands

Data Quality
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

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 Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 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
West Midlands -9 62 £425 +6.25% 14
East Midlands +5 34 £450 +1.12% 5
Data Quality
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 35 (36.46%) SQL
2 31 (32.29%) ETL
3 25 (26.04%) Data Management
4 24 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 24 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 23 (23.96%) Data Modelling
5 23 (23.96%) Finance
5 23 (23.96%) Migration
6 22 (22.92%) Analytics
7 21 (21.88%) Data Migration
8 19 (19.79%) Data Governance
8 19 (19.79%) Analytical Skills
8 19 (19.79%) Python
9 18 (18.75%) SQL Server
9 18 (18.75%) Microsoft
9 18 (18.75%) Manufacturing
10 17 (17.71%) R
11 15 (15.63%) Visualisation
12 14 (14.58%) Data Visualisation
12 14 (14.58%) Data Analysis
13 13 (13.54%) Oracle
13 13 (13.54%) Informatica
14 12 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
14 12 (12.50%) PLM
14 12 (12.50%) Security Cleared
14 12 (12.50%) Big Data
15 11 (11.46%) Data Structures
15 11 (11.46%) SC Cleared
15 11 (11.46%) Data Cleansing
15 11 (11.46%) SAP

Data Quality
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 8 (8.33%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 12 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.04%) EngageOne
4 1 (1.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.04%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) SAP MDG
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.04%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (18.75%) SQL Server
3 12 (12.50%) Big Data
4 10 (10.42%) Power BI
4 10 (10.42%) PowerCenter
5 8 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (7.29%) NoSQL
6 7 (7.29%) QlikView
7 6 (6.25%) Relational Database
7 6 (6.25%) Spotfire
8 5 (5.21%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (3.13%) Data Mining
10 3 (3.13%) SAP HANA
11 2 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database
11 2 (2.08%) Qlik Sense
11 2 (2.08%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (2.08%) ERwin
1 2 (2.08%) Subversion
General
1 23 (23.96%) Finance
2 18 (18.75%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.13%) Retail
4 2 (2.08%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.08%) Automotive
4 2 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.04%) Banking
5 1 (1.04%) Legal
5 1 (1.04%) Marketing
5 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (38.54%) Analyst
2 26 (27.08%) Data Analyst
3 14 (14.58%) Architect
4 10 (10.42%) Data Architect
4 10 (10.42%) Data Engineer
5 9 (9.38%) Data Quality Analyst
5 9 (9.38%) Data Scientist
5 9 (9.38%) Developer
6 8 (8.33%) Business Analyst
7 7 (7.29%) Quality Analyst
8 5 (5.21%) Consultant
8 5 (5.21%) Data Consultant
8 5 (5.21%) Data Migration Analyst
8 5 (5.21%) Information Architect
8 5 (5.21%) Migration Analyst
9 4 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 4 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
9 4 (4.17%) Information Analyst
10 3 (3.13%) Administrator
10 3 (3.13%) Data Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.25%) D3.js
2 3 (3.13%) Natural Language Processing
3 2 (2.08%) Ajax
3 2 (2.08%) Deeplearning4j
3 2 (2.08%) MXNet
3 2 (2.08%) RESTful
3 2 (2.08%) TensorFlow
3 2 (2.08%) Theano
3 2 (2.08%) XML
3 2 (2.08%) XSL
3 2 (2.08%) XSLT
4 1 (1.04%) Apache Flex
4 1 (1.04%) HTML
4 1 (1.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.79%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (11.46%) Data Structures
3 5 (5.21%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.21%) Reference Data
4 4 (4.17%) FMCG
5 2 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.08%) Life Science
5 2 (2.08%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.08%) NHS
5 2 (2.08%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.04%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.04%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.17%) Windows
2 3 (3.13%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.04%) Solaris
3 1 (1.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (32.29%) ETL
2 25 (26.04%) Data Management
3 24 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 23 (23.96%) Data Modelling
4 23 (23.96%) Migration
5 22 (22.92%) Analytics
6 21 (21.88%) Data Migration
7 19 (19.79%) Data Governance
8 15 (15.63%) Visualisation
9 14 (14.58%) Data Analysis
9 14 (14.58%) Data Visualisation
10 12 (12.50%) PLM
11 11 (11.46%) Data Cleansing
12 10 (10.42%) Data Analytics
12 10 (10.42%) Information Security
12 10 (10.42%) Master Data Management
12 10 (10.42%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (9.38%) Information Management
13 9 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (36.46%) SQL
2 19 (19.79%) Python
3 17 (17.71%) R
4 6 (6.25%) GraphQL
4 6 (6.25%) Scala
4 6 (6.25%) T-SQL
5 4 (4.17%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.13%) VBA
7 2 (2.08%) C#
7 2 (2.08%) C++
7 2 (2.08%) Java
7 2 (2.08%) Perl
8 1 (1.04%) C
8 1 (1.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 11 (11.46%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.21%) Degree
4 4 (4.17%) PMI Certification
4 4 (4.17%) PMP
5 2 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.04%) ISEB
6 1 (1.04%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.21%) GDPR
1 5 (5.21%) QA
2 2 (2.08%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 2 (2.08%) CDISC
2 2 (2.08%) GxP
2 2 (2.08%) HL7
3 1 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 4 (4.17%) MOM
2 2 (2.08%) Oracle EDQ
3 1 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.54%) Informatica
2 13 (13.54%) Oracle
3 11 (11.46%) SAP
4 6 (6.25%) Tableau
5 4 (4.17%) Trillium
6 3 (3.13%) HP
7 2 (2.08%) DataFlux
7 2 (2.08%) Datanomic
8 1 (1.04%) Adobe
8 1 (1.04%) Capita
8 1 (1.04%) Cognos
8 1 (1.04%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (1.04%) Sun
8 1 (1.04%) Talend