The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Quality
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank - - 37
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 0 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford - - 2.45%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £413 £401
% change year-on-year +2.42% +2.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.50 £15.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -30.00% -40.00%  

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 Oxford with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 27 24 51
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 9.64% 10.13% 13.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 20 29
Median daily rate £475 £250 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +90.00% -33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £225 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £413 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -41.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.45 £41.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -52.56% +57.69%  

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 Oxford

Data Quality
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Quality in Oxford

Data Quality
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Quality in Oxford

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) JBoss
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (50.00%) BPR
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) TDD
1 3 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (50.00%) JIRA
1 3 (50.00%) QA
1 3 (50.00%) Load Testing
1 3 (50.00%) BDD
1 3 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Time Management
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Publishing
3 1 (16.67%) Subversion
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Git (software)

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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 3 (50.00%) JBoss
2 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
3 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 2 (33.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Business Systems Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) ICT Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) QA Leader
2 3 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Test Leader
3 2 (33.33%) Automation Test Lead
4 1 (16.67%) Automation Tester
4 1 (16.67%) Java Automation Tester
4 1 (16.67%) Lead Tester
4 1 (16.67%) QA Automation Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) QA Automation Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) QA Automation Tester
4 1 (16.67%) QA Test Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 1 (16.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Testing Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) BDD
1 3 (50.00%) BPR
1 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) Load Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA