Period
to 17 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 17 December 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
England > South East
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 190 222 206
Rank change year-on-year +32 -16 -32
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 220 160 168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.30% 0.95% 1.04%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.38% 7.32% 8.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 109 101
South East median daily rate £475 £425 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -1.16% -4.44%
10th Percentile £313 £219 £325
90th Percentile £600 £555 £639
England median daily rate £475 £460 £450
% change year-on-year +3.37% +2.11% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 11
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.64% +126.92% -12.13%
10th Percentile £32.50 £16.03 £11.63
90th Percentile £37.50 £56.20 £17.81
England median hourly rate £20.25 £20.56 £13.00
% change year-on-year -1.54% +58.17% -31.58%

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 the South East with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 2,119 2,186 1,928
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 12.55% 13.01% 11.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,228 1,314 1,116
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £221 £231 £220
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 66 96
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £17.47
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.00% +43.14% -18.96%
10th Percentile £11.50 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £49.38 £50.39 £43.75
England median hourly rate £20.25 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -3.60% -6.67% +2.27%

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Data Quality as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Data Quality in the South East

Data Quality
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Quality in the South East

Data Quality
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Quality in the South East over the 6 months to 17 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Quality in the South East

Data Quality
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Quality in the South East

Data Quality
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 17 December 2018. 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
Thames Valley +20 86 £456 +7.35% 9
Berkshire -2 59 £400 +6.67% 4
Surrey +3 53 £500 +17.65% 9
East Sussex +8 30 £550 +124.49% 2
Hampshire -7 27 £425 - 4
Buckinghamshire +19 16 £650 +52.94% 3
Oxfordshire +18 11 £475 -5.00% 2
West Sussex -9 11 £383 -1.29% 2
Middlesex +12 2 £463 - 1
Data Quality
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 South East region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 93 (42.27%) SQL
2 86 (39.09%) Data Management
3 64 (29.09%) Migration
4 62 (28.18%) Data Migration
5 60 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
5 60 (27.27%) ETL
6 52 (23.64%) Finance
6 52 (23.64%) Analytics
7 47 (21.36%) Data Modelling
8 44 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
9 43 (19.55%) Data Analysis
10 41 (18.64%) Data Architecture
11 40 (18.18%) Data Governance
11 40 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
12 39 (17.73%) Agile Software Development
13 37 (16.82%) SAP
14 36 (16.36%) Data Mapping
14 36 (16.36%) Relational Database
15 33 (15.00%) Project Management
16 32 (14.55%) Business Intelligence
17 31 (14.09%) Problem-Solving
18 30 (13.64%) SQL Server
18 30 (13.64%) Data Integration
19 29 (13.18%) Oracle
19 29 (13.18%) Business Analysis
20 28 (12.73%) Reference Data
21 27 (12.27%) Microsoft
22 26 (11.82%) SAS
22 26 (11.82%) T-SQL
23 24 (10.91%) Validation

Data Quality
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 26 (11.82%) SAS
2 5 (2.27%) Apache Spark
3 4 (1.82%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.36%) Apache
4 3 (1.36%) IIS
4 3 (1.36%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (1.36%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.45%) Anypoint
5 1 (0.45%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.45%) Mule
Applications
1 44 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (6.36%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (2.73%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.91%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (5.45%) SAP HR
2 7 (3.18%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (3.18%) Workday HCM
3 6 (2.73%) CA PPM
4 5 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (1.82%) Eloqua
6 3 (1.36%) SAP MDG
6 3 (1.36%) SAP S/4HANA
7 2 (0.91%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.91%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.91%) SAP APO
7 2 (0.91%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.91%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.91%) SAP MDM
7 2 (0.91%) SAP MM
7 2 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.91%) Unica
8 1 (0.45%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.45%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.64%) Azure Data Factory
3 5 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.82%) Office 365
5 3 (1.36%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (1.36%) GitHub
6 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.45%) SaaS
6 1 (0.45%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.45%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.82%) ATM
2 1 (0.45%) Broadband
2 1 (0.45%) HTTP
2 1 (0.45%) Internet
2 1 (0.45%) SAN
2 1 (0.45%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
2 36 (16.36%) Relational Database
3 30 (13.64%) SQL Server
4 24 (10.91%) Big Data
5 23 (10.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (7.73%) Data Lake
6 17 (7.73%) Hadoop
7 16 (7.27%) MS Access
8 14 (6.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (5.91%) Apache Hive
9 13 (5.91%) NoSQL
9 13 (5.91%) OLAP
10 12 (5.45%) QlikView
11 10 (4.55%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 9 (4.09%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (4.09%) SQL Server 2016
13 8 (3.64%) Azure SQL Database
13 8 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
13 8 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (3.18%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 12 (5.45%) JIRA
2 8 (3.64%) Subversion
3 7 (3.18%) Toad
4 4 (1.82%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.91%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.91%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.45%) LSMW
General
1 52 (23.64%) Finance
2 17 (7.73%) Banking
3 15 (6.82%) Retail
4 11 (5.00%) Marketing
5 6 (2.73%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.36%) German Language
6 3 (1.36%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.36%) Legal
6 3 (1.36%) Publishing
7 2 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.45%) Back Office
8 1 (0.45%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 88 (40.00%) Analyst
2 58 (26.36%) Data Analyst
3 47 (21.36%) Developer
4 23 (10.45%) Business Analyst
5 20 (9.09%) Consultant
6 17 (7.73%) Data Business Analyst
7 16 (7.27%) Migration Analyst
7 16 (7.27%) SQL Developer
8 13 (5.91%) Data Migration Analyst
8 13 (5.91%) ETL Developer
9 11 (5.00%) Architect
10 10 (4.55%) Data Architect
10 10 (4.55%) Oracle Developer
10 10 (4.55%) SQL Server Developer
11 9 (4.09%) Data Quality Analyst
11 9 (4.09%) HR Analyst
11 9 (4.09%) Oracle ETL Developer
12 8 (3.64%) Coordinator
12 8 (3.64%) PostgreSQL Developer
13 7 (3.18%) Business Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (10.00%) XML
2 12 (5.45%) JSON
3 6 (2.73%) SailPoint
4 4 (1.82%) EDI
4 4 (1.82%) Middleware
5 3 (1.36%) .NET
5 3 (1.36%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.36%) Kafka
5 3 (1.36%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (0.45%) Ajax
6 1 (0.45%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.45%) JDBC
6 1 (0.45%) LDAP
6 1 (0.45%) SOAP
6 1 (0.45%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 60 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (12.73%) Reference Data
3 16 (7.27%) Data Structures
4 12 (5.45%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.64%) Taxonomies
6 5 (2.27%) User Experience
7 4 (1.82%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.36%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.36%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.36%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.91%) AS400
9 2 (0.91%) Shadow IT
10 1 (0.45%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (0.45%) CMDB
10 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.45%) Fintech
10 1 (0.45%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.45%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.36%) Solaris
1 3 (1.36%) Windows
2 2 (0.91%) Linux
2 2 (0.91%) Unix
2 2 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (39.09%) Data Management
2 64 (29.09%) Migration
3 62 (28.18%) Data Migration
4 60 (27.27%) ETL
5 52 (23.64%) Analytics
6 47 (21.36%) Data Modelling
7 43 (19.55%) Data Analysis
8 41 (18.64%) Data Architecture
9 40 (18.18%) Data Governance
10 39 (17.73%) Agile Software Development
11 36 (16.36%) Data Mapping
12 33 (15.00%) Project Management
13 32 (14.55%) Business Intelligence
14 31 (14.09%) Problem-Solving
15 30 (13.64%) Data Integration
16 29 (13.18%) Business Analysis
17 24 (10.91%) Validation
18 23 (10.45%) Continuous Improvement
19 19 (8.64%) SDLC
20 18 (8.18%) Data Extraction
Programming Languages
1 93 (42.27%) SQL
2 26 (11.82%) T-SQL
3 18 (8.18%) Python
4 14 (6.36%) R
5 12 (5.45%) C#
6 11 (5.00%) PL/SQL
6 11 (5.00%) VB
7 6 (2.73%) VBA
8 5 (2.27%) Java
8 5 (2.27%) MATLAB
9 3 (1.36%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.91%) ABAP
10 2 (0.91%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.45%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.45%) Scala
11 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (10.00%) Degree
2 13 (5.91%) Security Cleared
3 12 (5.45%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.36%) PhD
5 2 (0.91%) MCP
5 2 (0.91%) MCSE
6 1 (0.45%) ACCA
6 1 (0.45%) CIMA
6 1 (0.45%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.45%) ISEB
6 1 (0.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.45%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.45%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.09%) GDPR
2 8 (3.64%) SLA
3 6 (2.73%) PMO
3 6 (2.73%) QA
4 3 (1.36%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.45%) GxP
5 1 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (1.82%) HDFS
2 3 (1.36%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 2 (0.91%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (1.36%) Tivoli
2 2 (0.91%) Ambari
2 2 (0.91%) Ganglia
2 2 (0.91%) HP ALM
2 2 (0.91%) Nagios
3 1 (0.45%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 37 (16.82%) SAP
2 29 (13.18%) Oracle
3 27 (12.27%) Microsoft
4 24 (10.91%) Talend
5 20 (9.09%) Workday
6 11 (5.00%) Tableau
7 10 (4.55%) Ab Initio
8 9 (4.09%) Remedy
9 7 (3.18%) BMC
9 7 (3.18%) Informatica
9 7 (3.18%) Teradata
10 6 (2.73%) CA
11 5 (2.27%) JD Edwards
11 5 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (1.82%) Ariba
12 4 (1.82%) Cloudera
12 4 (1.82%) Hortonworks
12 4 (1.82%) IBM
13 3 (1.36%) Symantec
13 3 (1.36%) Trillium