Period
to 19 February 2018

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 19 February 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 > North West
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 151 155 182
Rank change year-on-year +4 +27 -33
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 49 59 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.92% 1.01% 0.73%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.38% 10.17% 6.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 39 40
North West median daily rate £423 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% +17.65% -2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £343 £161
90th Percentile £615 £620 £552
England median daily rate £463 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +8.82% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 6
North West median hourly rate £19.00 £12.85 £52.47
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.92% -75.52% +208.65%
England median hourly rate £25.00 £16.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year +51.52% -12.00% -14.77%

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 585 580 937
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 10.98% 9.89% 11.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 379 581
North West median daily rate £393 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.88% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £213 £222 £213
90th Percentile £588 £588 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 24 31
North West median hourly rate £24.56 £20.20 £35.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.58% -42.30% +103.93%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.65 £14.00
90th Percentile £90.92 £48.75 £55.75
England median hourly rate £21.01 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -2.30% -14.00% +19.05%

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 19 February 2018.

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 19 February 2018.

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 19 February 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
Manchester -3 19 £350 -12.50% 7
Cheshire -2 13 £350 -20.00% 3
Merseyside +14 10 £363 -12.12% 5
Lancashire +15 4 £610 - 2
Data Quality
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, 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 22 (44.90%) Data Modelling
2 21 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 20 (40.82%) Data Management
3 20 (40.82%) Data Architecture
4 16 (32.65%) ETL
5 14 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 14 (28.57%) SQL
6 13 (26.53%) Data Governance
7 12 (24.49%) Master Data Management
8 11 (22.45%) Management Information System
8 11 (22.45%) Migration
9 10 (20.41%) Oracle
9 10 (20.41%) Big Data
10 9 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (16.33%) Analytics
11 8 (16.33%) Data Strategy
11 8 (16.33%) SharePoint
11 8 (16.33%) Scrum
11 8 (16.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (16.33%) Data Analysis
11 8 (16.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (14.29%) Reference Data
12 7 (14.29%) Quality Management
12 7 (14.29%) SAP
13 6 (12.24%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Office
13 6 (12.24%) BusinessObjects
13 6 (12.24%) SAS
13 6 (12.24%) Data Integration
13 6 (12.24%) Visualisation

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 8 (16.33%) SharePoint
2 6 (12.24%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (10.20%) MS Visio
3 3 (6.12%) EngageOne
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) SAP CO
1 1 (2.04%) SAP FI
1 1 (2.04%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (2.04%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.16%) Slack
2 4 (8.16%) Trello
3 3 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) Intranet
2 1 (2.04%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.41%) Big Data
2 8 (16.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (16.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (12.24%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (12.24%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (10.20%) Oracle BI EE
4 5 (10.20%) Oracle ODI
4 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
5 4 (8.16%) Data Mining
5 4 (8.16%) Geospatial Data
5 4 (8.16%) Power BI
6 3 (6.12%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (6.12%) Star Schema
7 2 (4.08%) Apache Hive
7 2 (4.08%) Hadoop
7 2 (4.08%) HBase
7 2 (4.08%) MongoDB
7 2 (4.08%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) ERwin
2 1 (2.04%) JIRA
General
1 4 (8.16%) Finance
1 4 (8.16%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.12%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (4.08%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 14 (28.57%) Analyst
2 13 (26.53%) Architect
3 10 (20.41%) Data Analyst
4 8 (16.33%) Data Architect
5 5 (10.20%) Data Manager
5 5 (10.20%) Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Systems Manager
7 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Information Architect
7 3 (6.12%) SQL BI Developer
7 3 (6.12%) SQL Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Technical Architect
8 2 (4.08%) Data Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Data Steward
8 2 (4.08%) HR Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Lead Architect
8 2 (4.08%) Lead Data Architect
8 2 (4.08%) Records Manager
8 2 (4.08%) SAP Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) jQuery
1 4 (8.16%) XML
2 1 (2.04%) JSON
2 1 (2.04%) REST
2 1 (2.04%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) Management Information System
2 9 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (14.29%) Reference Data
4 3 (6.12%) CMDB
4 3 (6.12%) Public Cloud
5 2 (4.08%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.08%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (4.08%) Freedom of Information Act
5 2 (4.08%) Taxonomies
6 1 (2.04%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) Unix
2 1 (2.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.90%) Data Modelling
2 21 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 20 (40.82%) Data Architecture
3 20 (40.82%) Data Management
4 16 (32.65%) ETL
5 13 (26.53%) Data Governance
6 12 (24.49%) Master Data Management
7 11 (22.45%) Migration
8 8 (16.33%) Analytics
8 8 (16.33%) Data Analysis
8 8 (16.33%) Data Strategy
8 8 (16.33%) Scrum
9 7 (14.29%) Quality Management
10 6 (12.24%) Data Integration
10 6 (12.24%) Visualisation
11 5 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (10.20%) Information Architecture
11 5 (10.20%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (8.16%) Statistics
12 4 (8.16%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.57%) SQL
2 4 (8.16%) JavaScript
2 4 (8.16%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.08%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.04%) Java
4 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) Degree
2 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) QA
2 2 (4.08%) COBIT
3 1 (2.04%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.04%) HL7
3 1 (2.04%) PMO
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) SCCM
1 3 (6.12%) SCOM
2 2 (4.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 10 (20.41%) Oracle
3 7 (14.29%) SAP
4 5 (10.20%) DataFlux
5 3 (6.12%) SolarWinds
6 2 (4.08%) CA
6 2 (4.08%) Informatica
6 2 (4.08%) Tableau
7 1 (2.04%) Infor
7 1 (2.04%) MuleSoft
7 1 (2.04%) Talend