Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 173 222 216
Rank change year-on-year +49 -6 -61
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 241 156 192
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.46% 0.95% 1.11%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.37% 7.45% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 108 115
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - -10.53%
10th Percentile £308 £205 £313
90th Percentile £675 £521 £635
England median daily rate £475 £461 £450
% change year-on-year +2.98% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 14
South East median hourly rate £27.59 £19.63 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.56% +42.73% +1.85%
10th Percentile £14.10 £15.68 £12.30
90th Percentile £43.98 £54.40 £99.00
England median hourly rate £22.00 £19.25 £13.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% +42.59% -31.52%

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 2,119 2,093 2,064
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 12.85% 12.72% 11.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,245 1,297 1,198
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £228 £237 £215
90th Percentile £600 £550 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 60 108
South East median hourly rate £22.25 £20.81 £21.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.89% -2.43% -1.02%
10th Percentile £11.63 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £47.49 £50.00 £45.00
England median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £23.17
% change year-on-year +10.00% -13.67% +7.51%

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 26 September 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
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 26 September 2018.

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 26 September 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 +33 103 £463 +8.82% 13
Berkshire -1 62 £413 +10.00% 6
Surrey -4 60 £500 +17.65% 9
Buckinghamshire +27 29 £650 +52.94% 2
Hampshire +8 29 £396 -20.89% 3
East Sussex +13 28 £454 +0.83% 3
West Sussex -13 16 £450 +5.88% 3
Oxfordshire +8 12 £450 -10.00% 5
Middlesex +8 1 - -
Data Quality
England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 88 (36.51%) SQL
2 86 (35.68%) Data Management
3 78 (32.37%) Analytics
4 68 (28.22%) ETL
5 59 (24.48%) Data Warehouse
6 57 (23.65%) Migration
6 57 (23.65%) Data Migration
7 56 (23.24%) Data Governance
8 54 (22.41%) Business Intelligence
9 53 (21.99%) Finance
10 52 (21.58%) Microsoft Excel
11 51 (21.16%) Analytical Skills
12 49 (20.33%) SAP
13 47 (19.50%) Data Modelling
14 46 (19.09%) Big Data
15 45 (18.67%) Agile Software Development
16 42 (17.43%) Data Analysis
17 38 (15.77%) SQL Server
18 37 (15.35%) Relational Database
18 37 (15.35%) Data Architecture
19 36 (14.94%) Microsoft
20 33 (13.69%) Oracle
20 33 (13.69%) Project Management
20 33 (13.69%) Data Mapping
21 32 (13.28%) Data Analytics
22 30 (12.45%) Microsoft Azure
23 28 (11.62%) User Acceptance Testing
23 28 (11.62%) Data Lake
24 27 (11.20%) Hadoop
25 26 (10.79%) Data Integration

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 22 (9.13%) SAS
2 9 (3.73%) Apache Spark
3 6 (2.49%) Apache
4 3 (1.24%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.41%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 52 (21.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (5.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 12 (4.98%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (2.49%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.83%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (3.73%) SAP HR
2 7 (2.90%) SAP MDM
3 6 (2.49%) CA PPM
3 6 (2.49%) SAP APO
3 6 (2.49%) SAP MM
4 5 (2.07%) Workday HCM
5 4 (1.66%) SAP ERP
6 3 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (1.24%) Eloqua
7 2 (0.83%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.83%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.83%) SAP MDG
8 1 (0.41%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.41%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.41%) Remedy AR System
8 1 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.41%) SAP Business ByDesign
8 1 (0.41%) SAP CCM
8 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.41%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 30 (12.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (5.39%) Azure Data Factory
3 9 (3.73%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.24%) Amazon S3
4 3 (1.24%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (1.24%) GitHub
5 2 (0.83%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
5 2 (0.83%) Office 365
6 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.41%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.41%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.24%) ATM
1 3 (1.24%) SMS
2 1 (0.41%) Broadband
2 1 (0.41%) DOCSIS
2 1 (0.41%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.41%) Internet
2 1 (0.41%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (24.48%) Data Warehouse
2 46 (19.09%) Big Data
3 38 (15.77%) SQL Server
4 37 (15.35%) Relational Database
5 28 (11.62%) Data Lake
6 27 (11.20%) Hadoop
7 21 (8.71%) NoSQL
8 20 (8.30%) Apache Hive
9 19 (7.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 17 (7.05%) OLAP
11 15 (6.22%) Power BI
12 14 (5.81%) SQL Server 2012
13 13 (5.39%) MS Access
14 11 (4.56%) BusinessObjects
15 10 (4.15%) Azure SQL Database
16 9 (3.73%) Oracle OLAP
16 9 (3.73%) RDBMS
17 8 (3.32%) SQL Server 2008
18 7 (2.90%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
18 7 (2.90%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 10 (4.15%) JIRA
2 7 (2.90%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.07%) Toad
4 3 (1.24%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.83%) Subversion
5 2 (0.83%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.83%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.41%) LSMW
General
1 53 (21.99%) Finance
2 20 (8.30%) Retail
3 14 (5.81%) Marketing
4 11 (4.56%) Banking
5 6 (2.49%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.07%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.66%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.83%) Law
8 2 (0.83%) Legal
8 2 (0.83%) Publishing
9 1 (0.41%) Back Office
9 1 (0.41%) Billing
9 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.41%) German Language
9 1 (0.41%) Local Government
9 1 (0.41%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 88 (36.51%) Analyst
2 59 (24.48%) Data Analyst
3 38 (15.77%) Developer
4 21 (8.71%) Business Analyst
5 18 (7.47%) Consultant
6 17 (7.05%) Data Business Analyst
6 17 (7.05%) Migration Analyst
7 15 (6.22%) Architect
7 15 (6.22%) Data Migration Analyst
8 13 (5.39%) Data Architect
9 11 (4.56%) ETL Developer
9 11 (4.56%) SQL Developer
10 10 (4.15%) Data Quality Analyst
11 9 (3.73%) Chief Information Officer
11 9 (3.73%) Chief Information Security Officer
11 9 (3.73%) Chief Security Officer
11 9 (3.73%) CIO
11 9 (3.73%) Information Security Officer
11 9 (3.73%) SAP Analyst
11 9 (3.73%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.56%) XML
2 6 (2.49%) Kafka
2 6 (2.49%) SailPoint
3 5 (2.07%) Natural Language Processing
4 3 (1.24%) .NET
4 3 (1.24%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.24%) LAMP
4 3 (1.24%) LAPP Stack
4 3 (1.24%) Middleware
4 3 (1.24%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (0.83%) JSON
6 1 (0.41%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.41%) COM
6 1 (0.41%) CSS
6 1 (0.41%) EDI
6 1 (0.41%) HTML5
6 1 (0.41%) LDAP
6 1 (0.41%) React
6 1 (0.41%) Redux
6 1 (0.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 51 (21.16%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (9.13%) Data Structures
3 20 (8.30%) Reference Data
4 9 (3.73%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.49%) Algorithms
6 5 (2.07%) Taxonomies
7 4 (1.66%) AS400
7 4 (1.66%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.66%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.24%) PMI
8 3 (1.24%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.83%) Shadow IT
10 1 (0.41%) CMDB
10 1 (0.41%) Fintech
10 1 (0.41%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.41%) NHS
10 1 (0.41%) Smart Home
10 1 (0.41%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.39%) Linux
2 10 (4.15%) Unix
3 6 (2.49%) Solaris
4 3 (1.24%) Windows
5 2 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (35.68%) Data Management
2 78 (32.37%) Analytics
3 68 (28.22%) ETL
4 57 (23.65%) Data Migration
4 57 (23.65%) Migration
5 56 (23.24%) Data Governance
6 54 (22.41%) Business Intelligence
7 47 (19.50%) Data Modelling
8 45 (18.67%) Agile Software Development
9 42 (17.43%) Data Analysis
10 37 (15.35%) Data Architecture
11 33 (13.69%) Data Mapping
11 33 (13.69%) Project Management
12 32 (13.28%) Data Analytics
13 28 (11.62%) User Acceptance Testing
14 26 (10.79%) Data Integration
14 26 (10.79%) SDLC
15 24 (9.96%) Business Analysis
15 24 (9.96%) Business Analytics
16 22 (9.13%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 88 (36.51%) SQL
2 24 (9.96%) Python
2 24 (9.96%) T-SQL
3 15 (6.22%) R
4 9 (3.73%) PL/SQL
4 9 (3.73%) VB
5 8 (3.32%) VBA
6 6 (2.49%) C#
6 6 (2.49%) Java
6 6 (2.49%) MATLAB
7 4 (1.66%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.66%) Scala
7 4 (1.66%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.24%) HiveQL
8 3 (1.24%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.41%) C++
9 1 (0.41%) ES6
9 1 (0.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (5.81%) Degree
2 9 (3.73%) CISM
2 9 (3.73%) CISMP
2 9 (3.73%) CISSP
3 6 (2.49%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.07%) CISA
4 5 (2.07%) PhD
4 5 (2.07%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.24%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.83%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.83%) MCP
6 2 (0.83%) MCSE
6 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.83%) PMP
7 1 (0.41%) ACCA
7 1 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.41%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.41%) ISEB
7 1 (0.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.41%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.81%) GDPR
2 6 (2.49%) PMO
3 4 (1.66%) QA
4 3 (1.24%) ISO 9000
4 3 (1.24%) SLA
5 2 (0.83%) IFRS
6 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (1.66%) HDFS
2 3 (1.24%) Docker
2 3 (1.24%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 2 (0.83%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (2.49%) HP ALM
2 3 (1.24%) Kibana
2 3 (1.24%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.83%) Ambari
3 2 (0.83%) Ganglia
3 2 (0.83%) Nagios
3 2 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.83%) Puppet
3 2 (0.83%) Terraform
4 1 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 49 (20.33%) SAP
2 36 (14.94%) Microsoft
3 33 (13.69%) Oracle
4 21 (8.71%) Talend
5 16 (6.64%) Workday
6 14 (5.81%) Ab Initio
7 12 (4.98%) Informatica
8 10 (4.15%) Cloudera
9 9 (3.73%) Tableau
10 6 (2.49%) CA
10 6 (2.49%) HP
10 6 (2.49%) IBM
10 6 (2.49%) JD Edwards
10 6 (2.49%) Teradata
11 4 (1.66%) Hortonworks
12 3 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (1.24%) Splunk
12 3 (1.24%) Symantec
12 3 (1.24%) Trillium
13 2 (0.83%) Cognos