Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 127 204 179
Rank change year-on-year +77 -25 +46
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 31 168 239
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.87% 1.16% 1.44%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.73% 9.28% 11.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 84 147
Median daily rate £435 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.54% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £362 £337 £308
90th Percentile £648 £600 £675
England median daily rate £500 £465 £475
% change year-on-year +7.53% -2.11% +3.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 4
Median hourly rate £13.27 £72.50 £27.59
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -81.70% +162.82% +40.56%
10th Percentile £13.03 £67.25 £14.10
90th Percentile £13.70 £78.25 £43.98
England median hourly rate £21.00 £28.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.00% +24.44% +16.88%

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 401 1,811 2,154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 11.29% 12.53% 13.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 1,036 1,262
Median daily rate £438 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £258 £200 £231
90th Percentile £625 £589 £600
England median daily rate £470 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +4.44% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 93 75
Median hourly rate £20.53 £45.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.39% +104.55% +5.71%
10th Percentile £10.38 £15.80 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £82.50 £47.12
Median hourly rate £26.65 £21.42 £22.20
% change year-on-year +24.46% -3.51% +9.60%

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 20 September 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
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 September 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
Thames Valley +61 11 £413 -21.29% 5
Hampshire +77 9 £388 -13.89% 3
Berkshire +51 7 £408 -22.38% 2
Surrey +61 5 £588 +57.09%
Buckinghamshire +36 3 £475 -3.06% 3
West Sussex +33 3 £637 +27.30% 1
Kent - 2 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Data Quality
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 12 (38.71%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (35.48%) Finance
3 9 (29.03%) Oracle
3 9 (29.03%) Power BI
3 9 (29.03%) Power Platform
4 8 (25.81%) SQL
4 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (22.58%) Data Analysis
5 7 (22.58%) Data Cleansing
5 7 (22.58%) Analytics
6 6 (19.35%) Data Migration
6 6 (19.35%) Visualisation
6 6 (19.35%) Azure
6 6 (19.35%) Data Management
6 6 (19.35%) ERP
6 6 (19.35%) Validation
6 6 (19.35%) Migration
7 5 (16.13%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
7 5 (16.13%) Data Validation
7 5 (16.13%) Data Analytics
7 5 (16.13%) Business Analytics
8 4 (12.90%) Process Improvement
8 4 (12.90%) Oracle Smart View
8 4 (12.90%) Record to Report
8 4 (12.90%) Workshop Facilitation
8 4 (12.90%) Oracle General Ledger
8 4 (12.90%) Business Analysis
8 4 (12.90%) Data Modelling
8 4 (12.90%) Oracle Reports

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 (6.45%) ArcGIS
2 1 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (6.45%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle ERP
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (6.45%) Teamcenter
4 1 (3.23%) NetSuite
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (3.23%) SAP ERP
4 1 (3.23%) SAP FI-CA
4 1 (3.23%) SAP MM
4 1 (3.23%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 9 (29.03%) Power Platform
2 6 (19.35%) Azure
3 3 (9.68%) Office 365
4 1 (3.23%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) DHCP
1 3 (9.68%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) Power BI
2 4 (12.90%) Essbase
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle Smart View
3 3 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (6.45%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (3.23%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.23%) Data Lake
5 1 (3.23%) DataStage
5 1 (3.23%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.23%) QlikView
5 1 (3.23%) QualityStage
5 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.23%) SAP BW
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) ERwin
General
1 11 (35.48%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.45%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (6.45%) Public Sector
2 2 (6.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Billing
3 1 (3.23%) Legal
3 1 (3.23%) Local Government
3 1 (3.23%) Marketing
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Analyst
2 11 (35.48%) Data Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Business Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Data Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Data Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Data Quality Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Oracle Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Oracle Business Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Power BI Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Quality Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Data Migration Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Finance Business Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Financial Business Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle Financials Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle Financials Business Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Robotic Process Automation Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Salesforce Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Flask
1 2 (6.45%) HTML
1 2 (6.45%) Itk
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (3.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (9.68%) CMDB
2 2 (6.45%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (6.45%) Life Science
2 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.23%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (22.58%) Analytics
3 7 (22.58%) Data Analysis
3 7 (22.58%) Data Cleansing
4 6 (19.35%) Data Management
4 6 (19.35%) Data Migration
4 6 (19.35%) ERP
4 6 (19.35%) Migration
4 6 (19.35%) Validation
4 6 (19.35%) Visualisation
5 5 (16.13%) Business Analytics
5 5 (16.13%) Data Analytics
5 5 (16.13%) Data Validation
6 4 (12.90%) Business Analysis
6 4 (12.90%) Data Modelling
6 4 (12.90%) Process Improvement
6 4 (12.90%) Record to Report
6 4 (12.90%) Workshop Facilitation
7 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) SQL
2 3 (9.68%) Python
3 2 (6.45%) Apex Code
3 2 (6.45%) C++
3 2 (6.45%) Java
3 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.23%) C
4 1 (3.23%) R
4 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.45%) MCAD
3 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) GDPR
2 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Oracle
2 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.68%) SAP
3 3 (9.68%) Snow
3 3 (9.68%) Tableau
4 2 (6.45%) Alteryx
4 2 (6.45%) Databricks
4 2 (6.45%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (6.45%) UiPath
5 1 (3.23%) EXTOL
5 1 (3.23%) IBM