The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 30 April 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
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 38 50
Rank change year-on-year +4 +12  
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 8 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 2.01% 1.60% 0.22%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 17.02% 17.14% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Median daily rate £450 £538 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.27% +67.96%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +3.52% +6.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year - -46.00%  

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 47 35 46
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 11.78% 9.33% 10.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 27 34
Median daily rate £425 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.52% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £285 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £658 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £389 £375
% change year-on-year +2.89% +3.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £54.50 £14.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +271.69%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £33.00 £25.12
% change year-on-year -25.75% +31.36%  

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

Data Quality
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Quality in Northamptonshire

Data Quality
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Quality in Northamptonshire

Data Quality
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
Northampton -4 1 £475 -11.62%
Data Quality
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 7 (63.64%) Data Modelling
2 6 (54.55%) Data Structures
3 5 (45.45%) ETL
3 5 (45.45%) Migration
3 5 (45.45%) Data Migration
4 4 (36.36%) Validation
4 4 (36.36%) Visualisation
4 4 (36.36%) Data Visualisation
5 3 (27.27%) Data Architecture
5 3 (27.27%) Logical Data Model
5 3 (27.27%) Physical Data Model
5 3 (27.27%) Dashboard Development
5 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
5 3 (27.27%) Data Management
5 3 (27.27%) RDBMS
5 3 (27.27%) CRM
5 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (27.27%) ERP
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
6 2 (18.18%) SPSS
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (18.18%) Finance
6 2 (18.18%) Data Extraction
6 2 (18.18%) Data Cleansing
6 2 (18.18%) Taxonomies
6 2 (18.18%) Degree
6 2 (18.18%) Hadoop
6 2 (18.18%) Data Lake

Data Quality
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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:

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Infor M3
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (27.27%) RDBMS
1 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
2 2 (18.18%) Big Data
2 2 (18.18%) Data Lake
2 2 (18.18%) Hadoop
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) ERwin
1 1 (9.09%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Analyst
1 8 (72.73%) Data Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Data Quality Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Quality Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Business Data Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Data Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Data Migration Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Data Migration Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Data Modeller
3 1 (9.09%) E-Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) ERP Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Migration Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Migration Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Data Migration Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Data Structures
2 2 (18.18%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Data Modelling
2 5 (45.45%) Data Migration
2 5 (45.45%) ETL
2 5 (45.45%) Migration
3 4 (36.36%) Data Visualisation
3 4 (36.36%) Validation
3 4 (36.36%) Visualisation
4 3 (27.27%) CRM
4 3 (27.27%) Dashboard Development
4 3 (27.27%) Data Architecture
4 3 (27.27%) Data Management
4 3 (27.27%) ERP
4 3 (27.27%) Logical Data Model
4 3 (27.27%) Physical Data Model
5 2 (18.18%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (18.18%) Data Extraction
5 2 (18.18%) Data Governance
5 2 (18.18%) Data Strategy
5 2 (18.18%) Data Transformation
5 2 (18.18%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) IFRS
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Infor
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) Talend