Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 247 229 192
Rank change year-on-year -18 -37 +35
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 130 127 211
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.77% 0.83% 1.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.80% 7.08% 9.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 77 134
South East median daily rate £425 £430 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.16% -1.71% +7.36%
10th Percentile £195 £238 £266
90th Percentile £550 £623 £575
England median daily rate £463 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +8.82% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 4
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £13.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +265.38% -17.43% -55.01%
10th Percentile £23.75 £11.33 £11.62
90th Percentile £58.00 £17.81 £18.48
England median hourly rate £25.00 £16.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year +51.52% -12.00% -14.77%

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 2,240 1,793 2,286
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.32% 11.65% 12.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,346 1,044 1,266
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £231 £220 £213
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 96 107
South East median hourly rate £28.37 £17.43 £30.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.74% -42.38% +51.25%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.73 £14.64
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.25 £56.65
England median hourly rate £21.11 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -1.83% -14.00% +16.28%

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 20 February 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Quality in the South East over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 20 February 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 -31 65 £413 -4.07% 11
Berkshire -17 43 £400 -5.88% 4
Surrey -19 23 £450 -10.00% 4
Buckinghamshire -15 19 £475 +8.57% 2
Hampshire +13 16 £448 +60.02% 3
West Sussex -1 11 £425 -15.00% 4
East Sussex -8 5 - - 1
M4 Corridor +1 4 £438 -
Kent -12 4 £375 +85.19% 1
Oxfordshire -24 3 £500 +21.95% 5
Middlesex -3 1 - - 1
Data Quality
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 67 (51.54%) SQL
2 50 (38.46%) ETL
3 43 (33.08%) Data Management
3 43 (33.08%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (26.15%) Microsoft Excel
5 33 (25.38%) SQL Server
5 33 (25.38%) Business Intelligence
5 33 (25.38%) Finance
6 32 (24.62%) Data Modelling
7 31 (23.85%) SAP
7 31 (23.85%) Data Governance
8 28 (21.54%) Analytics
9 27 (20.77%) Data Analysis
10 24 (18.46%) Migration
11 23 (17.69%) Data Warehouse
12 21 (16.15%) Microsoft
13 19 (14.62%) SAS
13 19 (14.62%) Data Migration
13 19 (14.62%) Data Cleansing
13 19 (14.62%) Big Data
14 17 (13.08%) Data Integration
14 17 (13.08%) User Acceptance Testing
14 17 (13.08%) Agile Software Development
14 17 (13.08%) Microsoft Office
14 17 (13.08%) Oracle
15 16 (12.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
16 15 (11.54%) XML
16 15 (11.54%) GDPR
17 14 (10.77%) Relational Database
17 14 (10.77%) Stakeholder Management

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 19 (14.62%) SAS
2 11 (8.46%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.85%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.77%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.77%) JBoss
4 1 (0.77%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.77%) WebSphere
Applications
1 34 (26.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (13.08%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (12.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (3.85%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.31%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (2.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (5.38%) SAP APO
1 7 (5.38%) SAP MM
2 6 (4.62%) FastStats
3 5 (3.85%) SAP MDM
4 2 (1.54%) iTrent
4 2 (1.54%) Lawson
4 2 (1.54%) SAP CRM
4 2 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.77%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.77%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.77%) Maximo
5 1 (0.77%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.77%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.77%) SAP MDG
5 1 (0.77%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (3.08%) Office 365
1 4 (3.08%) Slack
1 4 (3.08%) Trello
2 2 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.54%) PaaS
2 2 (1.54%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.77%) Force.com
3 1 (0.77%) GitHub
3 1 (0.77%) Veeva
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (25.38%) SQL Server
2 23 (17.69%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (14.62%) Big Data
4 14 (10.77%) QlikView
4 14 (10.77%) Relational Database
5 13 (10.00%) Hadoop
6 12 (9.23%) BusinessObjects
7 10 (7.69%) Apache Hive
7 10 (7.69%) Data Mining
8 9 (6.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (6.15%) SAP BW
9 8 (6.15%) SAP Data Services
9 8 (6.15%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (4.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (3.85%) OLAP
11 5 (3.85%) Power BI
12 4 (3.08%) Data Lake
12 4 (3.08%) Geospatial Data
12 4 (3.08%) NoSQL
13 3 (2.31%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 6 (4.62%) LSMW
2 2 (1.54%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.54%) JIRA
3 1 (0.77%) Jenkins
General
1 33 (25.38%) Finance
2 11 (8.46%) Marketing
3 10 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 8 (6.15%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (4.62%) Financial Institution
6 5 (3.85%) Banking
7 4 (3.08%) Back Office
8 3 (2.31%) Legal
9 2 (1.54%) Billing
9 2 (1.54%) Electronics
9 2 (1.54%) German Language
9 2 (1.54%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.54%) Retail
10 1 (0.77%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.77%) French Language
10 1 (0.77%) Games
10 1 (0.77%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.77%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.77%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 65 (50.00%) Analyst
2 44 (33.85%) Data Analyst
3 20 (15.38%) Developer
4 15 (11.54%) Business Analyst
5 9 (6.92%) SAP Analyst
6 8 (6.15%) SAS Analyst
7 7 (5.38%) SAS Business Analyst
7 7 (5.38%) SQL Developer
8 6 (4.62%) SAP Data Analyst
8 6 (4.62%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (4.62%) SQL Analyst
9 5 (3.85%) Architect
9 5 (3.85%) Data Business Analyst
9 5 (3.85%) Data Modeller
9 5 (3.85%) Data Quality Analyst
9 5 (3.85%) ETL Developer
9 5 (3.85%) Senior Data Analyst
10 4 (3.08%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 4 (3.08%) Governance Analyst
10 4 (3.08%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.54%) XML
2 2 (1.54%) .NET
2 2 (1.54%) EDI
2 2 (1.54%) Middleware
3 1 (0.77%) Flask
3 1 (0.77%) JSON
3 1 (0.77%) Kafka
3 1 (0.77%) MDX
3 1 (0.77%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 43 (33.08%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (9.23%) Management Information System
3 11 (8.46%) Data Structures
4 6 (4.62%) AS400
4 6 (4.62%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (2.31%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.31%) Life Science
6 2 (1.54%) PMI
7 1 (0.77%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.77%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.77%) FMCG
7 1 (0.77%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.77%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.77%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.85%) Linux
2 2 (1.54%) Unix
2 2 (1.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (38.46%) ETL
2 43 (33.08%) Data Management
3 33 (25.38%) Business Intelligence
4 32 (24.62%) Data Modelling
5 31 (23.85%) Data Governance
6 28 (21.54%) Analytics
7 27 (20.77%) Data Analysis
8 24 (18.46%) Migration
9 19 (14.62%) Data Cleansing
9 19 (14.62%) Data Migration
10 17 (13.08%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (13.08%) Data Integration
10 17 (13.08%) User Acceptance Testing
11 14 (10.77%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (10.00%) Project Management
13 12 (9.23%) CRM
13 12 (9.23%) Data Extraction
13 12 (9.23%) Data Mapping
14 10 (7.69%) Data Architecture
14 10 (7.69%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 67 (51.54%) SQL
2 13 (10.00%) T-SQL
3 11 (8.46%) VBA
4 8 (6.15%) C#
5 7 (5.38%) Java
6 6 (4.62%) VB
7 4 (3.08%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.31%) Python
9 2 (1.54%) ABAP
9 2 (1.54%) C
10 1 (0.77%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.77%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.77%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (9.23%) Degree
2 4 (3.08%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.31%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (2.31%) PMP
4 2 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.54%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.54%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 2 (1.54%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
5 1 (0.77%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.77%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.77%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.54%) GDPR
2 7 (5.38%) GxP
2 7 (5.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (3.08%) QA
4 3 (2.31%) PMO
5 2 (1.54%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.77%) IFRS
6 1 (0.77%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.77%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.31%) HDFS
2 2 (1.54%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (1.54%) Ambari
2 1 (0.77%) Oozie
2 1 (0.77%) Puppet
Vendors
1 31 (23.85%) SAP
2 21 (16.15%) Microsoft
3 17 (13.08%) Oracle
4 9 (6.92%) Teradata
5 8 (6.15%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (5.38%) Informatica
6 7 (5.38%) Tableau
7 5 (3.85%) Talend
8 4 (3.08%) DataFlux
9 3 (2.31%) Ab Initio
10 2 (1.54%) Cloudera
10 2 (1.54%) Cognos
10 2 (1.54%) JD Edwards
10 2 (1.54%) Sage
10 2 (1.54%) Vertica
10 2 (1.54%) Workday
11 1 (0.77%) Alteryx
11 1 (0.77%) Hortonworks
11 1 (0.77%) IBM
11 1 (0.77%) Pardot