Period
to 20 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 217 221 172
Rank change year-on-year +4 -49 +73
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 161 164 262
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.96% 0.99% 1.35%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.36% 8.37% 10.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 96 158
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.56% +20.00%
10th Percentile £200 £271 £261
90th Percentile £570 £650 £575
England median daily rate £465 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 1
South East median hourly rate £29.50 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +118.52% - -6.90%
10th Percentile £16.03 £11.80 £12.75
90th Percentile £56.20 £99.00 £14.25
England median hourly rate £21.75 £13.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +61.11% -30.77% +8.33%

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 2187 1959 2441
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.08% 11.88% 12.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1304 1133 1334
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £236 £220 £216
90th Percentile £563 £568 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 97 113
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +4.41% +26.50%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.85 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £45.00 £58.80
England median hourly rate £20.00 £22.84 £21.64
% change year-on-year -12.42% +5.52% +10.97%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -16 88 £425 -2.02% 5
Berkshire -1 57 £375 -16.67% 1
Surrey +12 37 £425 +13.41% 2
Buckinghamshire -24 22 £425 -2.86% 1
Oxfordshire -6 9 £500 +18.34% 3
West Sussex -8 9 £350 -6.67%
East Sussex -2 8 £245 -51.00% 1
Hampshire +4 7 £475 +69.64% 2
Middlesex +6 4 - -
M4 Corridor +2 3 £350 -
Kent -15 1 £300 +3.45% 2
Data Quality
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Quality also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 73 (45.34%) SQL
2 48 (29.81%) Finance
3 42 (26.09%) ETL
3 42 (26.09%) Data Modelling
4 39 (24.22%) Data Analysis
5 38 (23.60%) Analytical Skills
6 37 (22.98%) SAP
7 36 (22.36%) SQL Server
7 36 (22.36%) Business Intelligence
8 35 (21.74%) Microsoft Excel
9 32 (19.88%) Migration
10 31 (19.25%) Data Governance
11 30 (18.63%) Agile Software Development
12 29 (18.01%) Data Management
12 29 (18.01%) Oracle
13 28 (17.39%) Data Migration
14 27 (16.77%) Analytics
15 25 (15.53%) Microsoft
15 25 (15.53%) Data Warehouse
16 24 (14.91%) User Acceptance Testing
17 21 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
18 20 (12.42%) Data Integration
19 19 (11.80%) Business Analysis
19 19 (11.80%) Data Structures
19 19 (11.80%) GDPR
20 18 (11.18%) SAS
21 16 (9.94%) Degree
22 15 (9.32%) Marketing
22 15 (9.32%) Data Cleansing
22 15 (9.32%) Microsoft Office

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 18 (11.18%) SAS
2 8 (4.97%) JBoss
2 8 (4.97%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.35%) WebSphere
4 6 (3.73%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.62%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.62%) Confluence
5 1 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.62%) WebLogic
Applications
1 35 (21.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (9.32%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (8.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.86%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (5.59%) Maximo
2 7 (4.35%) SAP APO
2 7 (4.35%) SAP MM
3 6 (3.73%) FastStats
3 6 (3.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (3.11%) SAP MDM
4 5 (3.11%) SAP PM
5 2 (1.24%) iTrent
5 2 (1.24%) Lawson
5 2 (1.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (1.24%) SAP BPC
5 2 (1.24%) SAP CRM
5 2 (1.24%) SAP ERP
5 2 (1.24%) SAP HR
5 2 (1.24%) SAP SCM
6 1 (0.62%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.62%) SAP Retail
6 1 (0.62%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.62%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.21%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.48%) Office 365
4 2 (1.24%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.62%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.62%) Internet
1 1 (0.62%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (22.36%) SQL Server
2 25 (15.53%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (9.32%) Big Data
4 13 (8.07%) Hadoop
5 11 (6.83%) QlikView
6 10 (6.21%) NoSQL
7 9 (5.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (4.97%) Apache Hive
8 8 (4.97%) BusinessObjects
8 8 (4.97%) DB2
8 8 (4.97%) Relational Database
8 8 (4.97%) SAP Data Services
8 8 (4.97%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (4.35%) Power BI
10 6 (3.73%) SAP BW
10 6 (3.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (3.11%) Data Mart
11 5 (3.11%) Sqoop
12 4 (2.48%) Impala
12 4 (2.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (5.59%) JIRA
2 8 (4.97%) Talend Open Studio
3 6 (3.73%) Jenkins
3 6 (3.73%) LSMW
4 2 (1.24%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.62%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.62%) JMeter
5 1 (0.62%) Selenium
5 1 (0.62%) SoapUI
General
1 48 (29.81%) Finance
2 15 (9.32%) Marketing
3 12 (7.45%) Retail
3 12 (7.45%) Telecoms
4 9 (5.59%) German Language
5 8 (4.97%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (3.11%) Banking
6 5 (3.11%) Electronics
6 5 (3.11%) Financial Institution
7 4 (2.48%) Back Office
7 4 (2.48%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.24%) Legal
9 1 (0.62%) Local Government
9 1 (0.62%) Publishing
9 1 (0.62%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 85 (52.80%) Analyst
2 54 (33.54%) Data Analyst
3 20 (12.42%) Developer
4 14 (8.70%) Business Analyst
5 10 (6.21%) Data Modeller
5 10 (6.21%) SQL Developer
6 9 (5.59%) SAP Analyst
6 9 (5.59%) SQL Analyst
7 8 (4.97%) Architect
7 8 (4.97%) Data Architect
7 8 (4.97%) Data Quality Analyst
8 7 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 7 (4.35%) Consultant
8 7 (4.35%) ETL Developer
8 7 (4.35%) Pensions Analyst
8 7 (4.35%) SAP Data Analyst
8 7 (4.35%) SAS Analyst
8 7 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (3.73%) SAS Business Analyst
9 6 (3.73%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.21%) XML
2 3 (1.86%) Kafka
3 2 (1.24%) .NET
4 1 (0.62%) HTML
4 1 (0.62%) JSON
4 1 (0.62%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 38 (23.60%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (11.80%) Data Structures
3 10 (6.21%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.35%) Data Protection Act
5 6 (3.73%) AS400
6 4 (2.48%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.86%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.24%) PMI
8 2 (1.24%) Replication
8 2 (1.24%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.62%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.62%) CMDB
9 1 (0.62%) FMCG
9 1 (0.62%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.48%) Unix
2 3 (1.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (26.09%) Data Modelling
1 42 (26.09%) ETL
2 39 (24.22%) Data Analysis
3 36 (22.36%) Business Intelligence
4 32 (19.88%) Migration
5 31 (19.25%) Data Governance
6 30 (18.63%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (18.01%) Data Management
8 28 (17.39%) Data Migration
9 27 (16.77%) Analytics
10 24 (14.91%) User Acceptance Testing
11 21 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
12 20 (12.42%) Data Integration
13 19 (11.80%) Business Analysis
14 15 (9.32%) Data Cleansing
14 15 (9.32%) Project Management
14 15 (9.32%) Validation
15 13 (8.07%) Data Extraction
15 13 (8.07%) Data Protection
16 12 (7.45%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (45.34%) SQL
2 14 (8.70%) Java
2 14 (8.70%) T-SQL
3 10 (6.21%) C#
4 7 (4.35%) VBA
5 5 (3.11%) VB
6 4 (2.48%) Python
7 2 (1.24%) ABAP
7 2 (1.24%) C
7 2 (1.24%) R
7 2 (1.24%) Scala
8 1 (0.62%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 16 (9.94%) Degree
2 11 (6.83%) Security Cleared
3 9 (5.59%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.86%) PMP
5 2 (1.24%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.24%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.24%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
6 1 (0.62%) ISEB
6 1 (0.62%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.62%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (11.80%) GDPR
2 12 (7.45%) QA
3 7 (4.35%) GxP
3 7 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.86%) PMO
4 3 (1.86%) SLA
5 2 (1.24%) Actionable Recommendations
5 2 (1.24%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.62%) IFRS
6 1 (0.62%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.62%) PSD2
System Software
1 3 (1.86%) Apache Flume
2 2 (1.24%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.24%) Ambari
1 2 (1.24%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (0.62%) Oozie
Vendors
1 37 (22.98%) SAP
2 29 (18.01%) Oracle
3 25 (15.53%) Microsoft
4 8 (4.97%) IBM
4 8 (4.97%) JDA
4 8 (4.97%) Talend
5 7 (4.35%) Teradata
6 5 (3.11%) Cloudera
6 5 (3.11%) Cognos
6 5 (3.11%) DataFlux
6 5 (3.11%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (2.48%) Tableau
8 3 (1.86%) Epicor
8 3 (1.86%) Workday
9 2 (1.24%) Hortonworks
9 2 (1.24%) Informatica
9 2 (1.24%) JD Edwards
9 2 (1.24%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (1.24%) Remedy
9 2 (1.24%) Sage