Period
to 22 November 2019

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 22 November 2019 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
22 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 182 184 224
Rank change year-on-year +2 +40 +6
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 162 224 162
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.22% 1.35% 0.96%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.91% 10.75% 7.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 132 110
South East median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76% -
10th Percentile £355 £313 £200
90th Percentile £630 £600 £569
England median daily rate £465 £465 £463
% change year-on-year - +0.54% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 9
South East median hourly rate £72.50 £39.75 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +82.39% +34.75% +118.52%
10th Percentile £67.25 £33.48 £16.03
90th Percentile £78.25 £45.83 £56.20
England median hourly rate £27.97 £20.25 £20.56
% change year-on-year +38.16% -1.54% +52.31%

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 1,634 2,083 2,205
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 12.31% 12.53% 13.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 963 1,236 1,311
South East median daily rate £420 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £200 £219 £234
90th Percentile £588 £600 £570
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 60 69
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £20.04 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +124.58% -8.92% +3.02%
10th Percentile £13.63 £12.18 £12.90
90th Percentile £82.50 £47.75 £50.16
England median hourly rate £21.34 £21.76 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.93% +8.80% -11.11%

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 22 November 2019.

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 22 November 2019.

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 22 November 2019. 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 +21 75 £525 +16.67% 8
Berkshire +9 56 £538 +34.38% 5
Surrey +16 32 £500 - 2
Hampshire +18 27 £450 +4.35% 4
Buckinghamshire +23 19 £490 -24.62% 3
West Sussex +25 18 £475 +24.18% 7
East Sussex -14 8 £400 -17.95% 1
Kent - 2 £380 - 4
Sussex - 1 £475 -
Data Quality
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2019, 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 64 (39.51%) Data Modelling
2 59 (36.42%) Business Intelligence
3 58 (35.80%) SQL
4 55 (33.95%) Data Governance
5 51 (31.48%) Microsoft
6 48 (29.63%) ETL
7 47 (29.01%) Analytics
8 43 (26.54%) Data Warehouse
9 40 (24.69%) Power BI
9 40 (24.69%) Power Platform
10 39 (24.07%) Analytical Skills
11 37 (22.84%) Migration
11 37 (22.84%) Data Integration
11 37 (22.84%) Master Data Management
12 35 (21.60%) Machine Learning
12 35 (21.60%) Oracle
13 34 (20.99%) Agile Software Development
13 34 (20.99%) Data Management
14 32 (19.75%) SC Cleared
14 32 (19.75%) Security Cleared
14 32 (19.75%) Data Migration
15 31 (19.14%) SAP
16 30 (18.52%) Microsoft Excel
16 30 (18.52%) DevOps
17 29 (17.90%) Data Lake
17 29 (17.90%) Azure
18 27 (16.67%) Data Analysis
18 27 (16.67%) Degree
18 27 (16.67%) Logical Data Model
19 26 (16.05%) 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 10 (6.17%) SAS
2 5 (3.09%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.85%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.62%) Confluence
4 1 (0.62%) WebLogic
Applications
1 30 (18.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (12.35%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (8.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (2.47%) SPSS
5 3 (1.85%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.62%) FileZilla
7 1 (0.62%) Notepad++
Business Applications
1 20 (12.35%) SAP MDG
2 12 (7.41%) SAP S/4HANA
3 5 (3.09%) SAP MDM
3 5 (3.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (2.47%) Eloqua
4 4 (2.47%) SAP ERP
5 3 (1.85%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (1.23%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.62%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.62%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.62%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 40 (24.69%) Power Platform
2 29 (17.90%) Azure
3 19 (11.73%) PaaS
4 18 (11.11%) IaaS
4 18 (11.11%) SaaS
4 18 (11.11%) Serverless
5 17 (10.49%) iPaaS
6 14 (8.64%) Azure Data Factory
7 6 (3.70%) Azure Machine Learning
8 2 (1.23%) Boomi
8 2 (1.23%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (1.23%) G Suite
8 2 (1.23%) GCP
9 1 (0.62%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.62%) AWS
9 1 (0.62%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.62%) AWS Step Functions
9 1 (0.62%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.85%) Intranet
2 1 (0.62%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (0.62%) iSCSI
2 1 (0.62%) PuTTY
2 1 (0.62%) SAN
2 1 (0.62%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (26.54%) Data Warehouse
2 40 (24.69%) Power BI
3 29 (17.90%) Data Lake
4 18 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (10.49%) Cosmos DB
5 17 (10.49%) Data Mart
6 12 (7.41%) Relational Database
7 11 (6.79%) Oracle BI EE
7 11 (6.79%) Oracle ODI
8 10 (6.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (5.56%) Oracle OWB
9 9 (5.56%) QlikView
9 9 (5.56%) SQL Server
10 8 (4.94%) Oracle Reports
11 7 (4.32%) BusinessObjects
11 7 (4.32%) MS Access
12 6 (3.70%) HDInsight
12 6 (3.70%) NoSQL
13 5 (3.09%) Big Data
13 5 (3.09%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (3.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (1.85%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (1.23%) LSMW
4 1 (0.62%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.62%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.62%) ERwin
4 1 (0.62%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.62%) JIRA
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.62%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (11.73%) Finance
2 6 (3.70%) Marketing
3 5 (3.09%) Banking
3 5 (3.09%) Retail
3 5 (3.09%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.23%) Automotive
4 2 (1.23%) Billing
4 2 (1.23%) Public Sector
5 1 (0.62%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.62%) Arabic Language
5 1 (0.62%) French Language
5 1 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.62%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 54 (33.33%) Analyst
2 38 (23.46%) Architect
3 28 (17.28%) Data Analyst
4 22 (13.58%) Developer
5 18 (11.11%) Data Architect
6 16 (9.88%) Integration Architect
7 12 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 10 (6.17%) Consultant
9 7 (4.32%) Analyst Developer
9 7 (4.32%) Azure Architect
9 7 (4.32%) Business Analyst
9 7 (4.32%) Data Quality Analyst
9 7 (4.32%) Lead Analyst Developer
9 7 (4.32%) Lead Developer
9 7 (4.32%) Quality Analyst
9 7 (4.32%) SQL Analyst
10 6 (3.70%) SAP Analyst
10 6 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (3.70%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
11 5 (3.09%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.49%) REST
1 17 (10.49%) SOAP
2 3 (1.85%) Bokeh
2 3 (1.85%) Keras
2 3 (1.85%) Matplotlib
2 3 (1.85%) NumPy
2 3 (1.85%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 3 (1.85%) Pandas
2 3 (1.85%) PyTorch
2 3 (1.85%) scikit-learn
2 3 (1.85%) SciPy
2 3 (1.85%) Seaborn
3 2 (1.23%) BAPI
3 2 (1.23%) IDoc
3 2 (1.23%) XML
4 1 (0.62%) JSON
4 1 (0.62%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 39 (24.07%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (15.43%) Management Information System
3 12 (7.41%) Reference Data
4 11 (6.79%) Private Cloud
5 9 (5.56%) Data Structures
5 9 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (2.47%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.47%) Smart Home
6 4 (2.47%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.85%) NHS
8 1 (0.62%) Acoustics
8 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.62%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.62%) Replication
8 1 (0.62%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.62%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.79%) Linux
2 7 (4.32%) Unix
3 4 (2.47%) Windows
4 1 (0.62%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (39.51%) Data Modelling
2 59 (36.42%) Business Intelligence
3 55 (33.95%) Data Governance
4 48 (29.63%) ETL
5 47 (29.01%) Analytics
6 37 (22.84%) Data Integration
6 37 (22.84%) Master Data Management
6 37 (22.84%) Migration
7 35 (21.60%) Machine Learning
8 34 (20.99%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (20.99%) Data Management
9 32 (19.75%) Data Migration
10 30 (18.52%) DevOps
11 27 (16.67%) Data Analysis
11 27 (16.67%) Logical Data Model
12 26 (16.05%) Stakeholder Management
13 25 (15.43%) Visualisation
14 23 (14.20%) Data Architecture
15 21 (12.96%) Information Management
15 21 (12.96%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (35.80%) SQL
2 21 (12.96%) Python
3 20 (12.35%) R
4 12 (7.41%) PL/SQL
5 3 (1.85%) Java
6 2 (1.23%) ABAP
6 2 (1.23%) Google Apps Script
7 1 (0.62%) C#
7 1 (0.62%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.62%) Scala
7 1 (0.62%) VBA
Qualifications
1 32 (19.75%) SC Cleared
1 32 (19.75%) Security Cleared
2 27 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (0.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.62%) DBS Check
3 1 (0.62%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.62%) ISEB
3 1 (0.62%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.41%) QA
2 10 (6.17%) GDPR
3 3 (1.85%) SLA
4 2 (1.23%) PMO
5 1 (0.62%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 2 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.62%) HDFS
2 1 (0.62%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.62%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (3.09%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.85%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.23%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (1.23%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 51 (31.48%) Microsoft
2 35 (21.60%) Oracle
3 31 (19.14%) SAP
4 20 (12.35%) Informatica
5 18 (11.11%) Tableau
6 17 (10.49%) Databricks
7 9 (5.56%) Remedy
8 7 (4.32%) IBM
8 7 (4.32%) Talend
9 6 (3.70%) Alteryx
10 5 (3.09%) Minitab
11 4 (2.47%) Ariba
11 4 (2.47%) HP
12 3 (1.85%) Baan
12 3 (1.85%) BMC
12 3 (1.85%) RapidMiner
13 2 (1.23%) Cognos
13 2 (1.23%) Dell
13 2 (1.23%) Google
14 1 (0.62%) Cisco