Period
to 15 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 15 December 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 70 107
Rank change year-on-year -11 +37 -19
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 11 26 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.86% 1.74% 0.10%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.15% 15.12% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 2
Reading median daily rate £400 £375 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -30.23% +26.47%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £463
90th Percentile £500 £550 £573
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -16.67% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £52.50 £13.00 £16.09
% change year-on-year +303.85% -19.20% -

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 Reading with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 135 172 209
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 10.52% 11.49% 10.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 89 116
Reading median daily rate £400 £375 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -13.04% +11.29%
10th Percentile £304 £215 £213
90th Percentile £538 £514 £551
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 17
Reading median hourly rate £11.18 £24.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.39% +13.69% -10.21%
10th Percentile £10.59 £19.83 £17.40
90th Percentile £11.76 £29.80 £47.05
Berkshire median hourly rate £26.90 £13.88 £21.55
% change year-on-year +93.87% -35.61% -10.21%

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Quality in Reading

Data Quality
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Quality in Reading

Data Quality
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Quality in Reading over the 6 months to 15 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Quality in Reading

Data Quality
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Quality in Reading

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 Reading region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 8 (72.73%) ETL
2 8 (72.73%) Data Analysis
3 7 (63.64%) Data Modelling
4 6 (54.55%) Risk Assessment
4 6 (54.55%) UML
4 6 (54.55%) Data Protection Act
4 6 (54.55%) Data Protection
4 6 (54.55%) Business Process Mapping
4 6 (54.55%) GDPR
5 5 (45.45%) Business Analysis
5 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (36.36%) Data Structures
6 4 (36.36%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (27.27%) Use Case
8 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (18.18%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (18.18%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement
8 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
8 2 (18.18%) Finance
8 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
8 2 (18.18%) Line Management
9 1 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (9.09%) Creative Thinking
9 1 (9.09%) Collaborative Working
9 1 (9.09%) IFRS
9 1 (9.09%) IFRS 9
9 1 (9.09%) SAS

Data Quality
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 1 (9.09%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Power View
2 1 (9.09%) OLAP
2 1 (9.09%) OLAP Cube
2 1 (9.09%) Power BI
2 1 (9.09%) PowerPivot
2 1 (9.09%) SAP BW
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (9.09%) Star Schema
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Data Modeller
3 4 (36.36%) Data Analyst
4 3 (27.27%) Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) Compliance Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) ETL Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) Payments Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) Risk Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Data Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Data Protection Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) SAP BW Developer
6 1 (9.09%) SAS Data Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (9.09%) SSAS Developer
6 1 (9.09%) SSIS Developer
6 1 (9.09%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (36.36%) Data Structures
4 1 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Data Analysis
1 8 (72.73%) ETL
2 7 (63.64%) Data Modelling
3 6 (54.55%) Business Process Mapping
3 6 (54.55%) Data Protection
3 6 (54.55%) Risk Assessment
3 6 (54.55%) UML
4 5 (45.45%) Business Analysis
5 4 (36.36%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (27.27%) Use Case
7 2 (18.18%) Line Management
7 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement
8 1 (9.09%) Collaborative Working
8 1 (9.09%) Creative Problem-Solving
8 1 (9.09%) Creative Thinking
8 1 (9.09%) Data Architecture
8 1 (9.09%) Data Extraction
8 1 (9.09%) Data Governance
8 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
2 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) GDPR
2 2 (18.18%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (9.09%) IFRS
3 1 (9.09%) IFRS 9
3 1 (9.09%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) SAP
1 1 (9.09%) Tableau