Period
to 19 October 2018

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 19 October 2018 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 80 71
Rank change year-on-year +1 -9 +33
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 15 9 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.04% 0.72% 1.71%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.98% 6.62% 14.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 12
Reading median daily rate £550 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.41% +9.68% -32.61%
10th Percentile £400 £345 £375
90th Percentile £700 £500 £544
Berkshire median daily rate £419 £375 £436
% change year-on-year +11.67% -13.92% -3.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Reading median hourly rate £23.50 - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year -30.00% +284.62% -

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 167 136 179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 11.63% 10.82% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 75 92
Reading median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% -1.32%
10th Percentile £213 £256 £169
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 7
Reading median hourly rate £28.00 £17.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.00% -25.53% +9.05%
10th Percentile £15.50 £15.00 £18.50
90th Percentile £35.50 £22.50 £25.45
Berkshire median hourly rate £26.50 £22.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year +20.45% +76.00% -42.00%

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 19 October 2018.

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

Data Quality
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Quality in Reading over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Data Quality in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Data Quality also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 8 (53.33%) Analytics
2 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (40.00%) Finance
4 5 (33.33%) Project Management
4 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (26.67%) Actionable Insight
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (26.67%) Oracle
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (26.67%) Data Management
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (20.00%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (20.00%) Marketing
6 3 (20.00%) Degree
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (20.00%) Eloqua
6 3 (20.00%) CRM
6 3 (20.00%) B2B
6 3 (20.00%) SLA
6 3 (20.00%) Workflow
6 3 (20.00%) Marketing Automation
6 3 (20.00%) Virtual Team
6 3 (20.00%) Data Structures
6 3 (20.00%) Marketing Analytics
6 3 (20.00%) Decision-Making
7 2 (13.33%) Data Strategy
7 2 (13.33%) Demand Generation
7 2 (13.33%) Sales Enablement
7 2 (13.33%) Cybersecurity

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 (20.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (6.67%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) Azure Data Factory
2 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Power BI
1 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
1 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Big Data
2 1 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) OLTP
2 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Mandarin Language
3 1 (6.67%) Publishing
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) Marketing Manager
1 3 (20.00%) Operations Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Data Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Data Business Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Data Quality Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Data Quality Business Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Sales and Marketing Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Sales Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Sales Operations Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Software Sales Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Data Quality Officer
3 1 (6.67%) Designer
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Data Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Quality Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Designer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Data Structures
2 3 (20.00%) Virtual Team
3 2 (13.33%) PMI
4 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Analytics
2 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (33.33%) Project Management
3 4 (26.67%) Actionable Insight
3 4 (26.67%) Data Management
4 3 (20.00%) B2B
4 3 (20.00%) CRM
4 3 (20.00%) Decision-Making
4 3 (20.00%) Marketing Analytics
4 3 (20.00%) Marketing Automation
4 3 (20.00%) Workflow
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Data Strategy
5 2 (13.33%) ETL
5 2 (13.33%) Resource Management
5 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
5 2 (13.33%) Sales Enablement
5 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) C++
2 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) Python
2 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) PMI Certification
2 2 (13.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) GDPR
2 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Talend
3 1 (6.67%) Teradata