The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 28 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
South West / Somerset
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 40
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 0 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset - - 2.20%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 16.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Median daily rate - - £420
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 Somerset with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 18 23 49
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 9.14% 8.68% 13.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 37
Median daily rate £375 £310 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.96% -27.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £275 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £450 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Median hourly rate - £25.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -12.06%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £33.00 £25.56
% change year-on-year -27.27% +29.10%  

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset 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 Somerset

Data Quality
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Quality in Somerset