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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 187 182 136
Rank change year-on-year -5 -46  
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 56 87 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.72% 0.97% 1.36%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.82% 8.22% 11.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 48 84
Median daily rate £445 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.70% -5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £313 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £558 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 0
Median hourly rate £14.63 £21.36 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.49% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.09 £22.50
% change year-on-year +8.76% -28.48%  

Data Quality is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next 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 and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 962 1059 1104
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 12.45% 11.80% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 774 786 716
Median daily rate £425 £413 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +5.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 70 53
Median hourly rate £17.50 £21.34 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.00% +15.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.53 £12.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £48.75 £40.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £21.55
% change year-on-year -10.71% +29.93%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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
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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Sussex +32 18 £420 +110.00% 3
Berkshire +2 13 £475 +13.43%
Surrey +12 10 £450 +2.85% 1
East Sussex -2 5 £500 +17.64% 1
Hampshire -2 5 £500 +3.62% 1
Buckinghamshire -25 3 £425 +6.25% 9
Kent -2 2 £205 -
Middlesex +11 1 - -
Oxfordshire -11 1 £430 +7.50%
Data Quality
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 43 (37.72%) Data Warehouse
2 33 (28.95%) ETL
3 32 (28.07%) Data Modelling
3 32 (28.07%) Data Management
4 31 (27.19%) Finance
5 30 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
5 30 (26.32%) SQL Server
6 28 (24.56%) Migration
7 27 (23.68%) Microsoft
8 25 (21.93%) Data Migration
9 22 (19.30%) Data Architecture
10 21 (18.42%) Oracle
10 21 (18.42%) SQL
11 20 (17.54%) Analytical Skills
12 18 (15.79%) Management Information System
12 18 (15.79%) SAP
13 16 (14.04%) Microsoft Excel
13 16 (14.04%) Data Governance
14 15 (13.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 14 (12.28%) Data Analysis
15 14 (12.28%) Analytics
16 12 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
16 12 (10.53%) Informatica
17 11 (9.65%) Web Services
18 10 (8.77%) CRM
18 10 (8.77%) .NET
18 10 (8.77%) Project Management
18 10 (8.77%) Requirements Analysis
18 10 (8.77%) Data Integration
18 10 (8.77%) Team Foundation Server

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 5 (4.39%) SAS
2 3 (2.63%) FileNet
2 3 (2.63%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.75%) JBoss
3 2 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (14.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (4.39%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (4.39%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.63%) SAP ERP
1 3 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.75%) Lorenzo
2 2 (1.75%) NetSuite
2 2 (1.75%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (1.75%) SAP MDG
2 2 (1.75%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.88%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.88%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.88%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.88%) SAP Retail
3 1 (0.88%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.88%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.51%) SaaS
2 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.88%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.88%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.88%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.75%) Firewall
2 1 (0.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (37.72%) Data Warehouse
2 30 (26.32%) SQL Server
3 15 (13.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (7.89%) Relational Database
5 8 (7.02%) Power BI
6 7 (6.14%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 7 (6.14%) OLAP
7 6 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (4.39%) PowerCenter
8 5 (4.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (3.51%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (3.51%) Data Lake
9 4 (3.51%) Data Mart
9 4 (3.51%) DB2
9 4 (3.51%) NoSQL
9 4 (3.51%) RDBMS
9 4 (3.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (2.63%) Big Data
10 3 (2.63%) Hadoop
10 3 (2.63%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 10 (8.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.63%) ERwin
2 3 (2.63%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (1.75%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.75%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.88%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.88%) JIRA
4 1 (0.88%) PowerDesigner
4 1 (0.88%) Toad
General
1 31 (27.19%) Finance
2 7 (6.14%) Banking
3 4 (3.51%) Marketing
4 3 (2.63%) Retail
5 2 (1.75%) Legal
5 2 (1.75%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.88%) Electronics
6 1 (0.88%) French Language
6 1 (0.88%) German Language
6 1 (0.88%) Local Government
6 1 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.88%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (35.09%) Analyst
2 22 (19.30%) Data Analyst
2 22 (19.30%) Developer
3 19 (16.67%) Architect
3 19 (16.67%) Data Architect
4 10 (8.77%) Business Analyst
5 8 (7.02%) Tester
6 6 (5.26%) Consultant
6 6 (5.26%) Data Quality Analyst
7 5 (4.39%) Project Manager
7 5 (4.39%) SAP Developer
7 5 (4.39%) SQL Developer
8 4 (3.51%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 4 (3.51%) Business Intelligence Architect
8 4 (3.51%) Quality Analyst
8 4 (3.51%) Report Developer
8 4 (3.51%) SQL Server Developer
9 3 (2.63%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 3 (2.63%) Data Consultant
9 3 (2.63%) ETL Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.65%) Web Services
2 10 (8.77%) .NET
3 5 (4.39%) REST
3 5 (4.39%) XML
4 4 (3.51%) XSD
5 3 (2.63%) SOAP
5 3 (2.63%) WSDL
5 3 (2.63%) XML Messaging
6 2 (1.75%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (1.75%) CSS
6 2 (1.75%) Java EE
7 1 (0.88%) J2EE
7 1 (0.88%) MDX
7 1 (0.88%) Middleware
7 1 (0.88%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.54%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (15.79%) Management Information System
3 8 (7.02%) Algorithms
3 8 (7.02%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.63%) NHS
5 2 (1.75%) Clustering
5 2 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.88%) AS400
6 1 (0.88%) CMDB
6 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.88%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.88%) Life Science
6 1 (0.88%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.88%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.88%) PMI
6 1 (0.88%) Pricing Data
6 1 (0.88%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.88%) Replication
6 1 (0.88%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.39%) Windows
2 2 (1.75%) Windows Server
2 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (28.95%) ETL
2 32 (28.07%) Data Management
2 32 (28.07%) Data Modelling
3 30 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
4 28 (24.56%) Migration
5 25 (21.93%) Data Migration
6 22 (19.30%) Data Architecture
7 16 (14.04%) Data Governance
8 14 (12.28%) Analytics
8 14 (12.28%) Data Analysis
9 12 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (8.77%) CRM
10 10 (8.77%) Data Integration
10 10 (8.77%) Project Management
10 10 (8.77%) Requirements Analysis
10 10 (8.77%) Test Scripting
11 9 (7.89%) Data Cleansing
11 9 (7.89%) ERP
11 9 (7.89%) Test Automation
11 9 (7.89%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 21 (18.42%) SQL
2 4 (3.51%) T-SQL
3 3 (2.63%) C#
4 2 (1.75%) Java
4 2 (1.75%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.75%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.75%) VBA
5 1 (0.88%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 8 (7.02%) Degree
2 3 (2.63%) PMI Certification
2 3 (2.63%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.75%) IIBA
3 2 (1.75%) ISEB
3 2 (1.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (1.75%) Master's Degree
3 2 (1.75%) PMP
4 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.39%) GDPR
1 5 (4.39%) QA
2 3 (2.63%) Actionable Recommendations
3 2 (1.75%) GMP
3 2 (1.75%) IFRS
3 2 (1.75%) IFRS 9
3 2 (1.75%) PMO
4 1 (0.88%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.88%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.88%) SLA
4 1 (0.88%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (1.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 27 (23.68%) Microsoft
2 21 (18.42%) Oracle
3 18 (15.79%) SAP
4 12 (10.53%) Informatica
5 10 (8.77%) Tableau
6 7 (6.14%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (5.26%) Apttus
8 4 (3.51%) Cognos
8 4 (3.51%) IBM
8 4 (3.51%) JD Edwards
8 4 (3.51%) Teradata
8 4 (3.51%) Trillium
9 3 (2.63%) Netezza
9 3 (2.63%) Siebel
9 3 (2.63%) Talend
10 2 (1.75%) Google
10 2 (1.75%) HP
10 2 (1.75%) Vertica
10 2 (1.75%) Zuora
11 1 (0.88%) BMC
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