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 3 months to 25 June 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 / North West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 147 116
Rank change year-on-year +35 -31  
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 23 15 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.79% 0.40% 0.97%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.65% 3.77% 7.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 17
Median daily rate £400 £425 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -19.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £646 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £446 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £47.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £16.09 £23.75
% change year-on-year +10.31% -32.25%  

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

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 266 398 460
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 9.17% 10.61% 12.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 229 249
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £269 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £573 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 27
Median hourly rate £13.00 £37.50 £15.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.33% +139.84%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year -10.71% +13.13%  

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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
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 3 months to 25 June 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
Manchester +24 15 £400 -8.57% 7
Cheshire +25 3 £450 +12.50% 3
Merseyside 0 2 £300 - 1
Data Quality
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 North West region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 20 (51.28%) SQL
2 15 (38.46%) ETL
2 15 (38.46%) Data Management
3 14 (35.90%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (30.77%) Data Analysis
5 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (28.21%) Master Data Management
6 8 (20.51%) Data Modelling
6 8 (20.51%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
7 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (17.95%) Data Lineage
8 6 (15.38%) Oracle
8 6 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (12.82%) JIRA
9 5 (12.82%) Data Extraction
9 5 (12.82%) Data Integration
9 5 (12.82%) Retail
9 5 (12.82%) NHS
9 5 (12.82%) Management Information System
9 5 (12.82%) Migration
9 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Excel
9 5 (12.82%) Dashboard Development
9 5 (12.82%) Analytics
9 5 (12.82%) Visualisation
9 5 (12.82%) Data Governance
10 4 (10.26%) Data Analytics
10 4 (10.26%) Logical Data Model
10 4 (10.26%) Physical Data Model
10 4 (10.26%) MySQL Workbench

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 4 (10.26%) SAS
2 1 (2.56%) Confluence
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.56%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (2.56%) SAP MDG
1 1 (2.56%) SAP MDM
1 1 (2.56%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (35.90%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
3 6 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (10.26%) MySQL
4 4 (10.26%) MySQL Workbench
4 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (7.69%) DataStage
5 3 (7.69%) QlikView
5 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
6 2 (5.13%) Big Data
6 2 (5.13%) MS Access
6 2 (5.13%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (5.13%) Power BI
6 2 (5.13%) Qlik Sense
7 1 (2.56%) Apache Hive
7 1 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (2.56%) DB2
7 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
7 1 (2.56%) SAP HANA
7 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) JIRA
2 4 (10.26%) ERwin
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (2.56%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (2.56%) Toad
General
1 5 (12.82%) Retail
2 3 (7.69%) Banking
2 3 (7.69%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (5.13%) Legal
4 1 (2.56%) Billing
4 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (43.59%) Analyst
2 14 (35.90%) Data Analyst
3 11 (28.21%) Developer
4 6 (15.38%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Data Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Data Quality Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Quality Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Risk Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) SQL Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Ab Initio Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Data Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Data Quality Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) REST
1 2 (5.13%) Web Services
2 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.82%) Management Information System
2 5 (12.82%) NHS
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.56%) Replication
3 1 (2.56%) Taxonomies
3 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) Data Management
1 15 (38.46%) ETL
2 12 (30.77%) Data Analysis
3 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (28.21%) Master Data Management
4 8 (20.51%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (20.51%) Data Modelling
5 7 (17.95%) Data Lineage
6 5 (12.82%) Analytics
6 5 (12.82%) Dashboard Development
6 5 (12.82%) Data Extraction
6 5 (12.82%) Data Governance
6 5 (12.82%) Data Integration
6 5 (12.82%) Migration
6 5 (12.82%) Visualisation
7 4 (10.26%) Data Analytics
7 4 (10.26%) Data Migration
7 4 (10.26%) Logical Data Model
7 4 (10.26%) Physical Data Model
8 3 (7.69%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 20 (51.28%) SQL
2 4 (10.26%) PL/SQL
3 3 (7.69%) VB
4 2 (5.13%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.56%) ANSI SQL
5 1 (2.56%) Java
5 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.56%) Perl
5 1 (2.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) GDPR
2 1 (2.56%) GMP
2 1 (2.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Control-M
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) Oracle
2 4 (10.26%) IBM
3 3 (7.69%) SAP
4 2 (5.13%) Ab Initio
4 2 (5.13%) Hyperion
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.13%) Teradata
5 1 (2.56%) Civica
5 1 (2.56%) Google
5 1 (2.56%) HP
5 1 (2.56%) Informatica
5 1 (2.56%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.56%) Tableau
5 1 (2.56%) Talend
Manchester
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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