Period
to 24 May 2020

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 24 May 2020 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
24 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 189 224 248
Rank change year-on-year +35 +24 -22
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 56 141 133
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.76% 0.95% 0.80%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.05% 7.81% 6.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 68 64
Median daily rate £455 £469 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.93% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £318 £306 £313
90th Percentile £618 £579 £675
England median daily rate £500 £480 £488
% change year-on-year +4.17% -1.54% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Median hourly rate £21.46 £22.92 £18.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.37% +26.71% +3.76%
10th Percentile £14.78 £21.70 £12.70
90th Percentile £28.13 £24.13 £22.33
England median hourly rate £21.00 £18.85 £22.00
% change year-on-year +11.42% -14.33% +22.22%

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 794 1,806 2,144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 10.76% 12.14% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 1,002 1,240
Median daily rate £400 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +2.94% +1.19%
10th Percentile £231 £225 £250
90th Percentile £607 £588 £600
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 84 75
Median hourly rate £20.00 £37.50 £24.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.67% +52.69% +29.26%
10th Percentile £15.71 £13.19 £11.56
90th Percentile £48.22 £78.25 £46.50
Median hourly rate £27.30 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +21.33% - +6.79%

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Data Quality as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Data Quality in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Data Quality in the South East

Data Quality
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Data Quality in the South East over the 6 months to 24 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Data Quality in the South East

Data Quality
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Data Quality in the South East.

Hourly rate trend for Data Quality in the South East

Data Quality
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Data Quality in the South East over the 6 months to 24 May 2020.

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 24 May 2020. 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
East Sussex +24 18 £400 +5.96%
Thames Valley +9 15 £373 -23.59% 4
Surrey +57 14 £588 +66.90% 1
Berkshire +19 10 £373 -25.50% 1
Hampshire +52 4 £600 +14.29% 2
Buckinghamshire +22 4 £350 -18.84% 2
West Sussex +18 3 - -
Oxfordshire +23 1 £550 +15.79% 1
Data Quality
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2020, 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 23 (41.07%) Data Management
2 19 (33.93%) Master Data Management
3 15 (26.79%) Data Governance
4 13 (23.21%) Data Modelling
4 13 (23.21%) Finance
5 12 (21.43%) Analytics
6 11 (19.64%) ERP
6 11 (19.64%) SQL
7 9 (16.07%) Oracle
7 9 (16.07%) ETL
7 9 (16.07%) Migration
7 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (12.50%) SAP
9 6 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (10.71%) Informatica
9 6 (10.71%) Essbase
9 6 (10.71%) Business Analysis
9 6 (10.71%) Data Science
9 6 (10.71%) Public Sector
9 6 (10.71%) Project Delivery
9 6 (10.71%) Data Architecture
9 6 (10.71%) Azure
9 6 (10.71%) AWS
10 5 (8.93%) Information Architecture
10 5 (8.93%) Oracle General Ledger
10 5 (8.93%) Data Cleansing
10 5 (8.93%) Data Integration
10 5 (8.93%) Oracle Smart View
10 5 (8.93%) Logical Data Model

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 2 (3.57%) Apache
1 2 (3.57%) Apache Spark
1 2 (3.57%) Jetty
1 2 (3.57%) Jupyter
1 2 (3.57%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.79%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (8.93%) Oracle ERP
1 5 (8.93%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (7.14%) SAP MDG
2 4 (7.14%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (5.36%) SAP ERP
3 3 (5.36%) SAP MDM
4 1 (1.79%) NetSuite
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.71%) AWS
1 6 (10.71%) Azure
2 5 (8.93%) Power Platform
3 2 (3.57%) GitHub
4 1 (1.79%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (1.79%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.79%) Logic Apps
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) Essbase
2 5 (8.93%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (8.93%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (8.93%) Oracle Smart View
2 5 (8.93%) Power BI
2 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.14%) Amazon Redshift
3 4 (7.14%) Data Lake
4 3 (5.36%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (5.36%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.36%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.36%) SAP HANA
5 2 (3.57%) Cosmos DB
5 2 (3.57%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (3.57%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.57%) Semantic Layer
5 2 (3.57%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Maven
2 1 (1.79%) JIRA
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 13 (23.21%) Finance
2 6 (10.71%) Public Sector
3 3 (5.36%) Back Office
3 3 (5.36%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.79%) Automotive
4 1 (1.79%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (30.36%) Analyst
2 9 (16.07%) Data Analyst
3 8 (14.29%) Architect
3 8 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 5 (8.93%) Consultant
4 5 (8.93%) Data Architect
5 4 (7.14%) Data Consultant
5 4 (7.14%) Data Quality Analyst
5 4 (7.14%) Data Quality Consultant
5 4 (7.14%) Finance Business Analyst
5 4 (7.14%) Financial Analyst
5 4 (7.14%) Oracle Analyst
5 4 (7.14%) Oracle Business Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Data Governance Consultant
6 3 (5.36%) Data Quality Specialist
6 3 (5.36%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Oracle Financials Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Oracle Financials Business Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Quality Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) SAP Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.14%) SAP Basis
1 4 (7.14%) SAP Fiori
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (3.57%) Node.js
3 2 (3.57%) NumPy
3 2 (3.57%) Pandas
3 2 (3.57%) scikit-learn
3 2 (3.57%) SciPy
4 1 (1.79%) Middleware
4 1 (1.79%) ODBC
4 1 (1.79%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.36%) CMDB
3 2 (3.57%) Clustering
3 2 (3.57%) Life Science
3 2 (3.57%) Reference Data
3 2 (3.57%) Taxonomies
4 1 (1.79%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.79%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.79%) PMI
4 1 (1.79%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.57%) Solaris
1 2 (3.57%) Unix
1 2 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.07%) Data Management
2 19 (33.93%) Master Data Management
3 15 (26.79%) Data Governance
4 13 (23.21%) Data Modelling
5 12 (21.43%) Analytics
6 11 (19.64%) ERP
7 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (16.07%) ETL
7 9 (16.07%) Migration
8 6 (10.71%) Business Analysis
8 6 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (10.71%) Data Architecture
8 6 (10.71%) Data Science
8 6 (10.71%) Project Delivery
9 5 (8.93%) Data Cleansing
9 5 (8.93%) Data Integration
9 5 (8.93%) Information Architecture
9 5 (8.93%) Logical Data Model
9 5 (8.93%) Project Management
9 5 (8.93%) Record to Report
Programming Languages
1 11 (19.64%) SQL
2 5 (8.93%) Python
3 4 (7.14%) ABAP
4 3 (5.36%) Scala
5 2 (3.57%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.57%) Groovy
5 2 (3.57%) Java
5 2 (3.57%) Korn
5 2 (3.57%) R
5 2 (3.57%) Ruby
5 2 (3.57%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.79%) C#
6 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) PMI Certification
2 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) ACCA
3 1 (1.79%) CIMA
3 1 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.79%) HND
3 1 (1.79%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) GDPR
2 1 (1.79%) IFRS
2 1 (1.79%) PMO
2 1 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 9 (16.07%) Oracle
2 7 (12.50%) SAP
3 6 (10.71%) Informatica
4 4 (7.14%) Ariba
4 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (3.57%) Alteryx
5 2 (3.57%) Cognos
5 2 (3.57%) ServiceNow
5 2 (3.57%) Sun
5 2 (3.57%) Tableau
5 2 (3.57%) Talend
6 1 (1.79%) BMC
6 1 (1.79%) Databricks
6 1 (1.79%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.79%) TOWER Software