Period
to 16 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 16 October 2019 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 > North West
6 months to
16 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 152 173 147
Rank change year-on-year +21 -26 +42
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 46 40 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.88% 0.68% 1.08%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.91% 7.16% 10.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 22 59
North West median daily rate £338 £350 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% -36.36% +29.41%
10th Percentile £288 £206 £313
90th Percentile £507 £700 £695
England median daily rate £473 £475 £463
% change year-on-year -0.53% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 2
North West median hourly rate £50.00 £26.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +86.92% +40.79% +106.75%
England median hourly rate £28.00 £21.50 £20.56
% change year-on-year +30.23% +4.56% +52.31%

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 North West with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 516 559 561
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 9.85% 9.46% 9.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 308 348
North West median daily rate £438 £404 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.36% +0.94% -
10th Percentile £213 £200 £225
90th Percentile £600 £586 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 60 20
North West median hourly rate £21.92 £29.19 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.90% +124.54% -42.72%
10th Percentile £15.09 £12.87 £8.94
90th Percentile £50.00 £67.50 £43.78
England median hourly rate £21.42 £22.30 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.97% +11.50% -11.11%

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Quality in the North West

Data Quality
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Quality in the North West

Data Quality
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Quality in the North West over the 6 months to 16 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Quality in the North West

Data Quality
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Quality in the North West

Data Quality
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Quality in the North West over the 6 months to 16 October 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Data Quality in the North West

Data Quality
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 16 October 2019. 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
Manchester +17 23 £325 - 5
Cheshire +9 9 £488 +50.00% 2
Lancashire +13 5 £400 -44.83% 1
Cumbria - 3 £375 -
Merseyside -5 1 £325 - 3
Data Quality
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Data Quality also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 19 (41.30%) Data Management
2 13 (28.26%) Migration
3 11 (23.91%) Data Modelling
3 11 (23.91%) Data Analysis
3 11 (23.91%) Data Governance
3 11 (23.91%) Physical Data Model
4 10 (21.74%) ETL
4 10 (21.74%) Microsoft Excel
5 9 (19.57%) Finance
5 9 (19.57%) Data Cleansing
6 8 (17.39%) Data Migration
6 8 (17.39%) SQL
6 8 (17.39%) Data Enrichment
6 8 (17.39%) Logical Data Model
6 8 (17.39%) Workshop Facilitation
7 7 (15.22%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (15.22%) Reverse Engineering
8 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (13.04%) Analytics
9 5 (10.87%) GDPR
9 5 (10.87%) SAP
9 5 (10.87%) Informatica
9 5 (10.87%) Management Information System
9 5 (10.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (8.70%) Asset Management
10 4 (8.70%) NHS
10 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
10 4 (8.70%) Java
10 4 (8.70%) Big Data

Data Quality
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (2.17%) Apache Pig
1 1 (2.17%) CMS
1 1 (2.17%) Confluence
1 1 (2.17%) JBoss
1 1 (2.17%) SAS
1 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (21.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (6.52%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (4.35%) Primavera
2 1 (2.17%) iTrent
2 1 (2.17%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) AWS
1 3 (6.52%) Power Platform
2 2 (4.35%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (2.17%) Azure
3 1 (2.17%) Office 365
3 1 (2.17%) Smartsheet
3 1 (2.17%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (10.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (8.70%) Big Data
3 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
4 3 (6.52%) Hadoop
4 3 (6.52%) Power BI
4 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.35%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (4.35%) Apache Hive
5 2 (4.35%) Data Lake
5 2 (4.35%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.35%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (4.35%) Snowflake Schema
5 2 (4.35%) Star Schema
6 1 (2.17%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.17%) Biml
6 1 (2.17%) DataStage
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Eclipse
1 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.35%) IntelliJ
1 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.17%) JIRA
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (19.57%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Public Sector
3 2 (4.35%) Marketing
4 1 (2.17%) Back Office
4 1 (2.17%) Housing Association
4 1 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (43.48%) Analyst
2 18 (39.13%) Data Analyst
3 9 (19.57%) Developer
4 5 (10.87%) SQL Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Administrator
5 4 (8.70%) Informatica Administrator
6 3 (6.52%) Finance Manager
6 3 (6.52%) IT Finance Manager
6 3 (6.52%) IT Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Performance Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Data Migration Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Data Quality Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) ETL Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Planning Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Quality Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Report Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Business Data Analyst
8 1 (2.17%) SAP Data Analyst
8 1 (2.17%) SAP Data Migration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) Dropwizard
1 2 (4.35%) Node.js
1 2 (4.35%) RESTful
1 2 (4.35%) Spring
1 2 (4.35%) Spring Boot
1 2 (4.35%) Web Services
2 1 (2.17%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.70%) NHS
3 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.35%) Learning Management System
4 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (2.17%) Unix
2 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (41.30%) Data Management
2 13 (28.26%) Migration
3 11 (23.91%) Data Analysis
3 11 (23.91%) Data Governance
3 11 (23.91%) Data Modelling
3 11 (23.91%) Physical Data Model
4 10 (21.74%) ETL
5 9 (19.57%) Data Cleansing
6 8 (17.39%) Data Enrichment
6 8 (17.39%) Data Migration
6 8 (17.39%) Logical Data Model
6 8 (17.39%) Workshop Facilitation
7 7 (15.22%) Reverse Engineering
8 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (13.04%) Analytics
8 6 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (8.70%) Asset Management
9 4 (8.70%) Software Asset Management
10 3 (6.52%) Data Analytics
10 3 (6.52%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.39%) SQL
2 4 (8.70%) Java
3 3 (6.52%) C#
3 3 (6.52%) Shell Script
3 3 (6.52%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.35%) Python
5 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.17%) C
5 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.17%) R
5 1 (2.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.17%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) GDPR
2 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Oozie
Vendors
1 5 (10.87%) Informatica
1 5 (10.87%) SAP
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.52%) ServiceNow
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle
3 2 (4.35%) Tableau
4 1 (2.17%) Capita
4 1 (2.17%) Cloudera
4 1 (2.17%) Hortonworks
4 1 (2.17%) IBM
4 1 (2.17%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (2.17%) Snow