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 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 78 62
Rank change year-on-year +26 -16  
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 11 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.64% 0.39% 0.61%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.09% 2.76% 5.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 4
Median daily rate £425 £513 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.07% +24.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £448 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £560 £429
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 Reading with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 91 145 107
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 13.58% 14.09% 10.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 73 51
Median daily rate £400 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £148 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £389 £375
% change year-on-year +2.89% +3.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 6
Median hourly rate £16.00 £21.33 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.98% -1.02%  
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 Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 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 3 months to 30 April 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 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 Reading region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 8 (34.78%) ITIL
2 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 7 (30.43%) SAP
2 7 (30.43%) Migration
2 7 (30.43%) Data Migration
3 6 (26.09%) Degree
3 6 (26.09%) Finance
3 6 (26.09%) SQL
3 6 (26.09%) ETL
4 5 (21.74%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
4 5 (21.74%) Project Management
4 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
4 5 (21.74%) Data Analysis
4 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (21.74%) Visualisation
4 5 (21.74%) Data Visualisation
5 4 (17.39%) Learning Management System
5 4 (17.39%) SAP Implementation
5 4 (17.39%) Change Control
5 4 (17.39%) Office 365
5 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (17.39%) SuccessFactors
5 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (17.39%) Case Management
5 4 (17.39%) ERP
5 4 (17.39%) C
6 3 (13.04%) Data Modelling
6 3 (13.04%) SAS
6 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Excel

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 3 (13.04%) SAS
2 2 (8.70%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (8.70%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.35%) HFM
1 1 (4.35%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Office 365
1 4 (17.39%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (21.74%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (8.70%) Big Data
4 2 (8.70%) Data Lake
4 2 (8.70%) Power BI
5 1 (4.35%) Data Mart
5 1 (4.35%) IDOL
5 1 (4.35%) OLAP
5 1 (4.35%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.35%) SAP BW
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Legal
3 2 (8.70%) Marketing
4 1 (4.35%) French Language
4 1 (4.35%) German Language
Job Titles
1 4 (17.39%) Analyst
1 4 (17.39%) Consultant
1 4 (17.39%) Data Analyst
1 4 (17.39%) Implementation Consultant
1 4 (17.39%) SAP Consultant
1 4 (17.39%) SAP Implementation Consultant
2 3 (13.04%) Developer
2 3 (13.04%) ETL Analyst
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Analyst
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Data Analyst
2 3 (13.04%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 2 (8.70%) SSIS Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Support Specialist
3 2 (8.70%) Test Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) Data Migration Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Developer
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
2 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (17.39%) Learning Management System
3 2 (8.70%) Data Structures
4 1 (4.35%) AS400
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
1 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
1 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) ITIL
2 7 (30.43%) Data Migration
2 7 (30.43%) Migration
3 6 (26.09%) ETL
4 5 (21.74%) Data Analysis
4 5 (21.74%) Data Visualisation
4 5 (21.74%) Project Management
4 5 (21.74%) Visualisation
5 4 (17.39%) Case Management
5 4 (17.39%) Change Control
5 4 (17.39%) ERP
5 4 (17.39%) SAP Implementation
6 3 (13.04%) CRM
6 3 (13.04%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (13.04%) Data Management
6 3 (13.04%) Data Modelling
6 3 (13.04%) Escalation Management
6 3 (13.04%) Project Governance
6 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (8.70%) Order to Cash
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) C
3 2 (8.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (8.70%) PMI Certification
2 2 (8.70%) PMP
3 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.35%) CFA
3 1 (4.35%) IIBA
3 1 (4.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) IFRS
1 3 (13.04%) IFRS 9
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
2 2 (8.70%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) SAP
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle
3 2 (8.70%) Tableau
4 1 (4.35%) Apttus
4 1 (4.35%) HP
4 1 (4.35%) Hyperion
4 1 (4.35%) Informatica
4 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.35%) Siebel
4 1 (4.35%) Trillium
4 1 (4.35%) Vertica
4 1 (4.35%) VMware
4 1 (4.35%) Zuora