Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 18 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 89 105
Rank change year-on-year -6 +16 -35
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 10 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.81% 1.33% 0.29%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.46% 12.98% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 2
Oxfordshire median daily rate £500 £423 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.34% +53.64% -45.00%
10th Percentile £417 £372 £263
90th Percentile £520 £619 £288
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £450
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £29.50 £13.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year +118.52% - -6.90%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 134 131 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 10.82% 10.26% 9.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 92 86
Oxfordshire median daily rate £438 £400 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +10.73% +3.21%
10th Percentile £253 £213 £173
90th Percentile £550 £538 £500
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £383
% change year-on-year - +4.58% +9.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 3
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £55.00 £36.50 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.68% +131.45% +21.31%
10th Percentile £12.70 £17.90 £12.15
90th Percentile £77.50 £48.75 £20.75
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £21.36 £21.55
% change year-on-year +17.07% -0.90% +26.24%

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Quality in Oxfordshire

Data Quality
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Quality in Oxfordshire

Data Quality
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Quality in Oxfordshire

Data Quality
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Oxford -3 7 £500 +17.65%
Kidlington -1 4 £500 +29.03%
Data Quality
South East

For the 6 months to 18 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 8 (80.00%) JBoss
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (80.00%) TDD
1 8 (80.00%) QA
1 8 (80.00%) Release Management
1 8 (80.00%) Test Automation
1 8 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (80.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 8 (80.00%) SDLC
2 7 (70.00%) Coaching
2 7 (70.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (70.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (70.00%) Unit Testing
2 7 (70.00%) Java
2 7 (70.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 6 (60.00%) Degree
3 6 (60.00%) JIRA
3 6 (60.00%) Load Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (60.00%) BDD
4 5 (50.00%) Time Management
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) ETL
6 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (10.00%) Internet
6 1 (10.00%) Project Management
6 1 (10.00%) Change Management
6 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (10.00%) JMeter
6 1 (10.00%) Finance

Data Quality
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 8 (80.00%) JBoss
2 7 (70.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Markit EDM
1 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Jenkins
1 6 (60.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) JMeter
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Test Leader
2 4 (40.00%) QA Leader
3 2 (20.00%) UAT Lead
3 2 (20.00%) UAT Test Lead
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Data Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) ETL Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Migration Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Test Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum Master
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (80.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 8 (80.00%) Release Management
1 8 (80.00%) SDLC
1 8 (80.00%) TDD
1 8 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (70.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 7 (70.00%) Coaching
2 7 (70.00%) Unit Testing
2 7 (70.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (60.00%) BDD
3 6 (60.00%) Load Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Time Management
5 2 (20.00%) ETL
6 1 (10.00%) Change Management
6 1 (10.00%) CRM
6 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
6 1 (10.00%) Migration
6 1 (10.00%) Project Management
6 1 (10.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (80.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
1 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com