Period
to 21 July 2017

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 21 July 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
England > Midlands
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 155 108 143
Rank change year-on-year -47 +35 +3
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 87 175 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.12% 1.82% 1.19%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.07% 16.08% 10.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 114 69
Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £216 £263 £275
90th Percentile £575 £575 £488
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 6
Midlands median hourly rate £10.50 £16.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.38% -27.27% +53.26%
10th Percentile £8.65 £7.75 £14.63
90th Percentile £19.05 £16.34 £25.00
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.12 £21.64
% change year-on-year +2.36% -25.51% +40.66%

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

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 786 1088 949
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 10.08% 11.34% 10.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 698 551
Midlands median daily rate £388 £391 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.96% +4.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £205 £214 £206
90th Percentile £538 £575 £519
England median daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +8.89% +3.31% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 38 55
Midlands median hourly rate £18.25 £19.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.41% +8.33% +11.11%
10th Percentile £10.31 £8.93 £10.85
90th Percentile £52.50 £76.75 £41.70
England median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -15.56% +4.65% +8.86%

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 21 July 2017.

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
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 21 July 2017. 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 -1 54 £413 +3.13% 5
East Midlands -41 33 £425 +30.77% 3
Data Quality
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 35 (40.23%) Migration
2 29 (33.33%) ETL
2 29 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 28 (32.18%) SQL
4 27 (31.03%) Data Modelling
5 24 (27.59%) Finance
6 23 (26.44%) Business Intelligence
7 22 (25.29%) Data Management
8 19 (21.84%) Data Warehouse
9 18 (20.69%) Data Analysis
10 12 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (13.79%) SQL Server
10 12 (13.79%) Microsoft Excel
10 12 (13.79%) Data Structures
11 11 (12.64%) Validation
12 10 (11.49%) Oracle
12 10 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (10.34%) Dashboard Development
13 9 (10.34%) Analytics
13 9 (10.34%) Data Extraction
13 9 (10.34%) QA
13 9 (10.34%) Data Governance
13 9 (10.34%) CRM
14 8 (9.20%) Cognos
14 8 (9.20%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (9.20%) Logical Data Model
15 7 (8.05%) Data Mapping
15 7 (8.05%) Data Cleansing
16 6 (6.90%) Relational Database
16 6 (6.90%) Physical Data Model

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 3 (3.45%) SAS
2 1 (1.15%) Apache Pig
2 1 (1.15%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (13.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (2.30%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.30%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Infor M3
2 3 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.60%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 2 (2.30%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.60%) SMS
2 1 (1.15%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (21.84%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (13.79%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.90%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.75%) OLAP
5 4 (4.60%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (4.60%) Hadoop
5 4 (4.60%) RDBMS
5 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (3.45%) Big Data
6 3 (3.45%) Data Lake
6 3 (3.45%) IBM InfoSphere
6 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.30%) MS Access
7 2 (2.30%) Oracle OLAP
7 2 (2.30%) QlikView
7 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.15%) Data Mart
8 1 (1.15%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.15%) DataStage
8 1 (1.15%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 2 (2.30%) ERwin
1 2 (2.30%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (2.30%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.15%) PeopleTools
General
1 24 (27.59%) Finance
2 5 (5.75%) Banking
3 1 (1.15%) Automotive
3 1 (1.15%) Publishing
3 1 (1.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (54.02%) Analyst
2 37 (42.53%) Data Analyst
3 11 (12.64%) Developer
4 10 (11.49%) Data Migration Analyst
4 10 (11.49%) Migration Analyst
5 8 (9.20%) Business Analyst
6 7 (8.05%) SQL Analyst
6 7 (8.05%) SQL Data Analyst
7 6 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 5 (5.75%) Architect
8 5 (5.75%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
8 5 (5.75%) Consultant
8 5 (5.75%) ETL Analyst
8 5 (5.75%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (4.60%) Cognos Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Data Architect
9 4 (4.60%) Data Engineer
9 4 (4.60%) Excel Analyst
9 4 (4.60%) Migration Engineer
9 4 (4.60%) Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.79%) Data Structures
2 10 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.75%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.60%) Taxonomies
4 4 (4.60%) User Experience
5 3 (3.45%) NHS
6 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.15%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.15%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.15%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.15%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.30%) Windows
2 1 (1.15%) Linux
2 1 (1.15%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (40.23%) Migration
2 29 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 29 (33.33%) ETL
3 27 (31.03%) Data Modelling
4 23 (26.44%) Business Intelligence
5 22 (25.29%) Data Management
6 18 (20.69%) Data Analysis
7 12 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (12.64%) Validation
9 9 (10.34%) Analytics
9 9 (10.34%) CRM
9 9 (10.34%) Dashboard Development
9 9 (10.34%) Data Extraction
9 9 (10.34%) Data Governance
10 8 (9.20%) Logical Data Model
10 8 (9.20%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (8.05%) Data Cleansing
11 7 (8.05%) Data Mapping
12 6 (6.90%) Data Strategy
12 6 (6.90%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 28 (32.18%) SQL
2 5 (5.75%) T-SQL
3 4 (4.60%) PL/SQL
4 3 (3.45%) R
5 2 (2.30%) PeopleCode
5 2 (2.30%) SQR
6 1 (1.15%) Java
6 1 (1.15%) Python
6 1 (1.15%) SAS Macro
6 1 (1.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (5.75%) Degree
1 5 (5.75%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.60%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.15%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.15%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.34%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) GCP
2 1 (1.15%) GDPR
2 1 (1.15%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.15%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.15%) Ambari
1 1 (1.15%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.15%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (11.49%) Oracle
2 8 (9.20%) Cognos
3 5 (5.75%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.75%) PeopleSoft
4 4 (4.60%) Infor
4 4 (4.60%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (4.60%) SAP
5 3 (3.45%) Tableau
5 3 (3.45%) Trillium
6 2 (2.30%) IBM
6 2 (2.30%) Informatica
6 2 (2.30%) Talend
7 1 (1.15%) DataFlux
7 1 (1.15%) Datanomic
7 1 (1.15%) Google