Period
to 24 January 2020

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 24 January 2020 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
24 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 136 165 152
Rank change year-on-year +29 -13 -2
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 53 47 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.09% 0.83% 0.98%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.21% 8.02% 9.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 33 47
North West median daily rate £341 £545 £565
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.39% -3.54% +39.52%
10th Percentile £274 £270 £313
90th Percentile £531 £788 £661
England median daily rate £475 £475 £460
% change year-on-year - +3.26% +6.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 4
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £18.75 £17.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +86.67% +6.56% +91.46%
10th Percentile £23.00 £11.41 £16.10
90th Percentile £47.00 £50.00 £19.25
England median hourly rate £23.35 £20.25 £22.25
% change year-on-year +15.34% -9.01% +64.81%

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 519 586 564
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 10.64% 10.29% 10.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 347 335
North West median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -0.12%
10th Percentile £199 £206 £213
90th Percentile £588 £614 £600
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 49 31
North West median hourly rate £50.00 £32.50 £21.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.85% +54.69% +2.49%
10th Percentile £19.05 £15.60 £13.00
90th Percentile £53.00 £67.50 £61.01
England median hourly rate £24.10 £20.68 £20.00
% change year-on-year +16.57% +3.38% -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 24 January 2020.

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 24 January 2020.

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 24 January 2020. 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 +36 35 £325 +23.81% 7
Lancashire +20 6 £513 -31.67% 2
Cheshire +18 6 £263 -38.95% 2
Cumbria -20 4 £413 -44.82%
Data Quality
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2020, 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 (41.51%) Data Management
2 20 (37.74%) Data Modelling
3 19 (35.85%) ETL
3 19 (35.85%) Data Analysis
4 17 (32.08%) SQL
5 16 (30.19%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (22.64%) Oracle
7 11 (20.75%) SQL Server
7 11 (20.75%) Hadoop
8 10 (18.87%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (18.87%) Migration
8 10 (18.87%) Physical Data Model
9 9 (16.98%) Visualisation
10 8 (15.09%) Data Cleansing
10 8 (15.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (15.09%) Management Information System
10 8 (15.09%) Finance
10 8 (15.09%) Power BI
10 8 (15.09%) Data Strategy
10 8 (15.09%) Data Governance
10 8 (15.09%) Kafka
10 8 (15.09%) Big Data
10 8 (15.09%) Power Platform
11 7 (13.21%) Workshop Facilitation
11 7 (13.21%) Elasticsearch
11 7 (13.21%) Relational Database
11 7 (13.21%) Mentoring
11 7 (13.21%) Coaching
11 7 (13.21%) Apache Flume
11 7 (13.21%) Data Enrichment

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 7 (13.21%) Confluence
1 7 (13.21%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (7.55%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (5.66%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.89%) iTrent
1 1 (1.89%) Primavera
1 1 (1.89%) SAP S/4HANA
1 1 (1.89%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.09%) Power Platform
2 3 (5.66%) AWS
2 3 (5.66%) GCP
3 1 (1.89%) Azure
3 1 (1.89%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.89%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.89%) Office 365
3 1 (1.89%) Smartsheet
3 1 (1.89%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (30.19%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (20.75%) Hadoop
2 11 (20.75%) SQL Server
3 8 (15.09%) Big Data
3 8 (15.09%) Power BI
3 8 (15.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (13.21%) MySQL
4 7 (13.21%) Pentaho
4 7 (13.21%) RDBMS
4 7 (13.21%) Relational Database
5 6 (11.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (9.43%) MongoDB
6 5 (9.43%) NoSQL
7 4 (7.55%) Apache Hive
8 3 (5.66%) BigQuery
8 3 (5.66%) Redis
8 3 (5.66%) SAP BW
8 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (3.77%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (3.77%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 7 (13.21%) JIRA
2 2 (3.77%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.77%) IntelliJ
2 2 (3.77%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.89%) ERwin
General
1 8 (15.09%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Public Sector
3 3 (5.66%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (43.40%) Analyst
2 21 (39.62%) Data Analyst
3 13 (24.53%) Developer
4 6 (11.32%) SQL Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Administrator
5 4 (7.55%) Informatica Administrator
5 4 (7.55%) Report Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Data Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Finance Manager
6 3 (5.66%) IT Finance Manager
6 3 (5.66%) IT Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Performance Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Data Migration Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Data Modeller
7 2 (3.77%) Data Science Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 2 (3.77%) ETL Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.77%) SQL Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.09%) Kafka
2 7 (13.21%) JDBC
2 7 (13.21%) XML
3 3 (5.66%) Natural Language Processing
3 3 (5.66%) NumPy
3 3 (5.66%) TensorFlow
4 2 (3.77%) Dropwizard
4 2 (3.77%) Node.js
4 2 (3.77%) RESTful
4 2 (3.77%) Spring
4 2 (3.77%) Spring Boot
4 2 (3.77%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Management Information System
2 7 (13.21%) Reference Data
3 6 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.66%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.77%) Learning Management System
5 2 (3.77%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.77%) NHS
6 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.89%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) Linux
1 4 (7.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (41.51%) Data Management
2 20 (37.74%) Data Modelling
3 19 (35.85%) Data Analysis
3 19 (35.85%) ETL
4 10 (18.87%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (18.87%) Migration
4 10 (18.87%) Physical Data Model
5 9 (16.98%) Visualisation
6 8 (15.09%) Data Cleansing
6 8 (15.09%) Data Governance
6 8 (15.09%) Data Strategy
7 7 (13.21%) Coaching
7 7 (13.21%) Data Enrichment
7 7 (13.21%) Logical Data Model
7 7 (13.21%) Mentoring
7 7 (13.21%) Reverse Engineering
7 7 (13.21%) Workshop Facilitation
8 5 (9.43%) Analytics
8 5 (9.43%) Data Migration
8 5 (9.43%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 17 (32.08%) SQL
2 5 (9.43%) Python
2 5 (9.43%) Shell Script
2 5 (9.43%) T-SQL
3 4 (7.55%) PL/SQL
3 4 (7.55%) R
4 3 (5.66%) ABAP
4 3 (5.66%) C#
4 3 (5.66%) Java
4 3 (5.66%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.89%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) SC Cleared
1 4 (7.55%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.66%) Degree
3 2 (3.77%) Postgraduate
4 1 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) GDPR
2 1 (1.89%) PMO
2 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 7 (13.21%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) Oozie
Vendors
1 12 (22.64%) Oracle
2 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.21%) SAP
3 5 (9.43%) Informatica
4 4 (7.55%) Google
5 3 (5.66%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.89%) Ariba
6 1 (1.89%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.89%) Siemens
6 1 (1.89%) Tableau