Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 71 72
Rank change year-on-year -8 +1 -29
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 6 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.82% 1.26% 0.60%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.32% 13.64% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 2
Oxford median daily rate £500 £425 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +54.55% -45.27%
10th Percentile £455 £364 £263
90th Percentile £525 £463 £288
Oxfordshire median daily rate £500 £423 £275
% change year-on-year +18.34% +53.64% -45.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Oxford median hourly rate - £17.43 -
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £17.43 -

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 Oxford with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Oxford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 82 66 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 11.20% 9.26% 9.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 48 45
Oxford median daily rate £475 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +21.21% -22.35%
10th Percentile £250 £209 £166
90th Percentile £570 £496 £503
Oxfordshire median daily rate £438 £403 £361
% change year-on-year +8.70% +11.42% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 2
Oxford median hourly rate £55.00 £36.25 £67.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.72% -46.30% +342.62%
10th Percentile £32.50 £18.53 £58.75
90th Percentile £77.50 £48.75 £76.25
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £55.00 £36.25 £67.50
% change year-on-year +51.72% -46.30% +419.23%

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings citing Data Quality as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Quality in Oxford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Quality in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) JBoss
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
1 6 (100.00%) QA
1 6 (100.00%) Release Management
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 6 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (100.00%) SDLC
1 6 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Jenkins
2 5 (83.33%) Coaching
2 5 (83.33%) JIRA
2 5 (83.33%) Acceptance Criteria
2 5 (83.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (83.33%) BDD
2 5 (83.33%) Load Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Unit Testing
2 5 (83.33%) WebSphere
3 4 (66.67%) Degree
3 4 (66.67%) Time Management
4 1 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) JMeter
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum

Data Quality
Co-occurring 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 6 (100.00%) JBoss
2 5 (83.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 6 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Jenkins
1 5 (83.33%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) JMeter
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Test Leader
2 2 (33.33%) QA Leader
2 2 (33.33%) UAT Lead
2 2 (33.33%) UAT Test Lead
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Test Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum Master
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Release Management
1 6 (100.00%) SDLC
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (83.33%) Acceptance Criteria
2 5 (83.33%) BDD
2 5 (83.33%) Coaching
2 5 (83.33%) Load Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Unit Testing
2 5 (83.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Time Management
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) QA