Period
to 27 May 2018

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 27 May 2018 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 236 226 226
Rank change year-on-year -10 0 -38
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 136 130 178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.81% 0.84% 0.99%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.29% 7.00% 8.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 86 126
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -0.58%
10th Percentile £313 £201 £325
90th Percentile £675 £538 £575
England median daily rate £488 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +8.33% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 8
South East median hourly rate £18.09 £17.43 £14.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.76% +18.57% -87.49%
10th Percentile £12.70 £17.05 £10.42
90th Percentile £22.33 £17.81 £20.46
England median hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% +12.50% -28.89%

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 2,162 1,856 2,125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 12.93% 12.01% 11.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,241 1,131 1,267
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% -
10th Percentile £250 £250 £213
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £411
% change year-on-year - +9.42% +2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 83 115
South East median hourly rate £24.56 £19.00 £19.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.26% -3.18% -8.93%
10th Percentile £11.56 £12.00 £12.08
90th Percentile £46.50 £57.50 £53.45
England median hourly rate £22.67 £21.34 £23.81
% change year-on-year +6.27% -10.39% +17.03%

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 27 May 2018.

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 6 months to 27 May 2018. 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 60 £500 +11.11% 10
Hampshire +12 27 £391 -21.90% 4
Berkshire -41 27 £538 +19.44% 7
Buckinghamshire +18 26 £500 -42.86% 3
Surrey -20 20 £425 -10.47% 4
West Sussex -8 15 £475 +6.74% 5
Oxfordshire +4 7 £425 -4.76%
East Sussex -4 7 £413 -17.50% 4
Kent +5 3 £450 +122.22%
Sussex -1 1 £475 -
Middlesex -5 1 - - 1
M4 Corridor - 1 £525 -
Data Quality
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2018, 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 52 (38.24%) Business Intelligence
2 50 (36.76%) ETL
3 44 (32.35%) Analytics
4 39 (28.68%) Data Management
4 39 (28.68%) Data Governance
5 37 (27.21%) SQL
5 37 (27.21%) SAP
6 35 (25.74%) Data Warehouse
7 34 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
7 34 (25.00%) Data Modelling
7 34 (25.00%) Big Data
8 31 (22.79%) Analytical Skills
9 25 (18.38%) Migration
10 24 (17.65%) Oracle
11 21 (15.44%) Finance
11 21 (15.44%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (15.44%) Data Migration
11 21 (15.44%) Power BI
12 19 (13.97%) Relational Database
13 18 (13.24%) Hadoop
13 18 (13.24%) Microsoft
14 17 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
14 17 (12.50%) Data Architecture
15 16 (11.76%) Business Analytics
16 15 (11.03%) Linux
17 14 (10.29%) OLAP
17 14 (10.29%) Data Mining
17 14 (10.29%) Visualisation
17 14 (10.29%) Apache Hive
17 14 (10.29%) Data Analysis

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 13 (9.56%) SAS
2 6 (4.41%) Apache Spark
3 5 (3.68%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.21%) Apache
Applications
1 34 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (9.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (7.35%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (2.94%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.94%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.94%) SAP MDG
2 2 (1.47%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.74%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.74%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.74%) SAP CCM
3 1 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.74%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.68%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.68%) Azure Data Factory
3 4 (2.94%) Slack
3 4 (2.94%) Trello
4 3 (2.21%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.47%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
5 2 (1.47%) PaaS
6 1 (0.74%) Bluemix
6 1 (0.74%) Force.com
6 1 (0.74%) GitHub
6 1 (0.74%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.74%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.47%) SMS
2 1 (0.74%) DOCSIS
2 1 (0.74%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.74%) SDH
2 1 (0.74%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (25.74%) Data Warehouse
2 34 (25.00%) Big Data
3 21 (15.44%) Power BI
4 19 (13.97%) Relational Database
5 18 (13.24%) Hadoop
6 17 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
7 14 (10.29%) Apache Hive
7 14 (10.29%) Data Mining
7 14 (10.29%) NoSQL
7 14 (10.29%) OLAP
8 13 (9.56%) SQL Server
9 12 (8.82%) Data Lake
10 9 (6.62%) Oracle OLAP
11 7 (5.15%) Looker
11 7 (5.15%) OLTP
11 7 (5.15%) Qlik Sense
11 7 (5.15%) RDBMS
12 6 (4.41%) Geospatial Data
12 6 (4.41%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (3.68%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (2.21%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.21%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.74%) LSMW
General
1 21 (15.44%) Finance
2 10 (7.35%) Marketing
3 7 (5.15%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.41%) French Language
4 6 (4.41%) German Language
4 6 (4.41%) Retail
5 3 (2.21%) Banking
5 3 (2.21%) Billing
5 3 (2.21%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.21%) Law
5 3 (2.21%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.47%) Dutch Language
6 2 (1.47%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.47%) Italian Language
6 2 (1.47%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.74%) Back Office
7 1 (0.74%) Electronics
7 1 (0.74%) Games
7 1 (0.74%) Legal
7 1 (0.74%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 43 (31.62%) Analyst
2 26 (19.12%) Data Analyst
3 25 (18.38%) Developer
4 12 (8.82%) Architect
5 11 (8.09%) Data Engineer
6 9 (6.62%) Data Architect
6 9 (6.62%) Migration Analyst
7 7 (5.15%) Consultant
7 7 (5.15%) Data Migration Analyst
7 7 (5.15%) ETL Developer
7 7 (5.15%) Hadoop Developer
7 7 (5.15%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (4.41%) Business Analyst
8 6 (4.41%) Business Change Manager
8 6 (4.41%) Business Manager
8 6 (4.41%) Change Manager
8 6 (4.41%) Oracle Developer
9 5 (3.68%) Chief Security Officer
9 5 (3.68%) Security Officer
9 5 (3.68%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.41%) XML
2 3 (2.21%) EDI
2 3 (2.21%) Kafka
2 3 (2.21%) LAMP
2 3 (2.21%) LAPP Stack
2 3 (2.21%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (1.47%) Middleware
4 1 (0.74%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.74%) CSS
4 1 (0.74%) Flask
4 1 (0.74%) HTML
4 1 (0.74%) HTML5
4 1 (0.74%) Play Framework
4 1 (0.74%) React
4 1 (0.74%) Redux
4 1 (0.74%) ServiceStack
4 1 (0.74%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (22.79%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (8.82%) Management Information System
3 10 (7.35%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.21%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.21%) Life Science
5 2 (1.47%) PMI
6 1 (0.74%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.74%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (0.74%) CMDB
6 1 (0.74%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.74%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.74%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.74%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.74%) Smart Home
6 1 (0.74%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.74%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.03%) Linux
2 7 (5.15%) Unix
3 3 (2.21%) Solaris
3 3 (2.21%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (38.24%) Business Intelligence
2 50 (36.76%) ETL
3 44 (32.35%) Analytics
4 39 (28.68%) Data Governance
4 39 (28.68%) Data Management
5 34 (25.00%) Data Modelling
6 25 (18.38%) Migration
7 21 (15.44%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (15.44%) Data Migration
8 17 (12.50%) Data Architecture
9 16 (11.76%) Business Analytics
10 14 (10.29%) Data Analysis
10 14 (10.29%) Data Analytics
10 14 (10.29%) Visualisation
11 12 (8.82%) Problem-Solving
11 12 (8.82%) SDLC
12 11 (8.09%) Data Mapping
12 11 (8.09%) Master Data Management
12 11 (8.09%) Project Management
12 11 (8.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (27.21%) SQL
2 6 (4.41%) JavaScript
3 5 (3.68%) Java
3 5 (3.68%) Python
3 5 (3.68%) VBA
4 4 (2.94%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.21%) HiveQL
5 3 (2.21%) Scala
5 3 (2.21%) Shell Script
5 3 (2.21%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.47%) C
7 1 (0.74%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.74%) ES6
7 1 (0.74%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 11 (8.09%) Degree
2 5 (3.68%) CISM
2 5 (3.68%) CISMP
2 5 (3.68%) CISSP
2 5 (3.68%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.21%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (2.21%) DBS Check
3 3 (2.21%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.47%) CISA
4 2 (1.47%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (1.47%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.47%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.74%) NVQ Level 3
5 1 (0.74%) PMP
5 1 (0.74%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.09%) GDPR
2 2 (1.47%) PMO
2 2 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.21%) Docker
2 2 (1.47%) Apache Flume
2 2 (1.47%) HDFS
2 2 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (2.94%) Puppet
2 3 (2.21%) Kibana
3 2 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.47%) Terraform
4 1 (0.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 37 (27.21%) SAP
2 24 (17.65%) Oracle
3 18 (13.24%) Microsoft
4 14 (10.29%) Talend
5 12 (8.82%) Tableau
6 11 (8.09%) Informatica
7 7 (5.15%) Ab Initio
8 6 (4.41%) IBM
9 5 (3.68%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (2.94%) Cognos
11 3 (2.21%) Cloudera
11 3 (2.21%) Splunk
12 2 (1.47%) Atlassian
12 2 (1.47%) Vertica
13 1 (0.74%) BMC
13 1 (0.74%) Google
13 1 (0.74%) Northgate
13 1 (0.74%) Remedy
13 1 (0.74%) Siebel
13 1 (0.74%) Teradata