Period
to 19 August 2019

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 19 August 2019 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
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 216 192 230
Rank change year-on-year -24 +38 -21
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 150 211 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.03% 1.27% 0.91%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.62% 9.74% 7.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 117 105
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £352 £313 £225
90th Percentile £588 £675 £525
England median daily rate £475 £475 £459
% change year-on-year - +3.49% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 4
South East median hourly rate £72.50 £20.17 £17.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +259.44% +12.84% +6.15%
10th Percentile £66.25 £13.10 £15.15
90th Percentile £79.38 £43.05 £20.33
England median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +24.44% +28.57% +8.76%

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 1,740 2,166 1,985
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 11.91% 12.99% 12.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,003 1,227 1,206
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £402
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.72% +0.50%
10th Percentile £206 £231 £250
90th Percentile £588 £625 £567
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 80 65
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £22.40 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.89% +17.89% +8.96%
10th Percentile £15.75 £10.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £82.50 £47.63 £48.00
England median hourly rate £22.36 £23.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -4.86% +17.50% -11.11%

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 19 August 2019.

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 19 August 2019.

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 19 August 2019. 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 0 69 £500 +5.26% 22
Berkshire +1 56 £525 +16.67% 11
Surrey +7 24 £374 -16.89% 5
Hampshire -1 21 £450 +15.24% 5
East Sussex -2 20 £378 -15.17%
Buckinghamshire +3 13 £490 -24.62% 8
West Sussex +5 12 £313 -30.56% 1
Data Quality
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 2019, 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 55 (36.67%) Data Modelling
2 51 (34.00%) SQL
3 49 (32.67%) Business Intelligence
4 46 (30.67%) Analytical Skills
5 45 (30.00%) Microsoft Excel
6 44 (29.33%) Data Warehouse
7 43 (28.67%) ETL
8 41 (27.33%) Microsoft
9 36 (24.00%) Migration
9 36 (24.00%) Analytics
10 35 (23.33%) Data Governance
10 35 (23.33%) Oracle
11 33 (22.00%) Data Management
12 32 (21.33%) SAP
13 31 (20.67%) Stakeholder Management
14 29 (19.33%) Data Analysis
14 29 (19.33%) Visualisation
15 27 (18.00%) Data Migration
15 27 (18.00%) Master Data Management
16 26 (17.33%) Management Information System
16 26 (17.33%) Agile Software Development
17 25 (16.67%) SC Cleared
17 25 (16.67%) Security Cleared
18 22 (14.67%) Microsoft Office
18 22 (14.67%) Tableau
18 22 (14.67%) Power BI
18 22 (14.67%) Power Platform
19 20 (13.33%) Finance
19 20 (13.33%) Data Integration
20 19 (12.67%) Data Architecture

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 (3.33%) Apache Spark
1 5 (3.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (2.00%) SAS
Applications
1 45 (30.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (14.67%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (12.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.33%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (6.67%) SAP MDG
2 7 (4.67%) SAP S/4HANA
3 5 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (3.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 5 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (2.67%) Eloqua
5 3 (2.00%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (2.00%) SAP ERP
6 2 (1.33%) NetSuite
6 2 (1.33%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.67%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 22 (14.67%) Power Platform
2 11 (7.33%) PaaS
2 11 (7.33%) SaaS
3 10 (6.67%) IaaS
3 10 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (6.00%) iPaaS
4 9 (6.00%) Serverless
5 6 (4.00%) Dynamics 365
6 5 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (3.33%) Amazon S3
7 4 (2.67%) Azure Data Factory
8 3 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (1.33%) G Suite
10 1 (0.67%) Azure Machine Learning
10 1 (0.67%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.00%) Intranet
2 1 (0.67%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (0.67%) iSCSI
2 1 (0.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (29.33%) Data Warehouse
2 22 (14.67%) Power BI
3 17 (11.33%) Data Lake
3 17 (11.33%) Relational Database
4 16 (10.67%) BusinessObjects
5 14 (9.33%) Big Data
6 11 (7.33%) Data Mart
6 11 (7.33%) Oracle BI EE
6 11 (7.33%) Oracle Reports
6 11 (7.33%) SQL Server
7 10 (6.67%) Oracle ODI
8 9 (6.00%) Cosmos DB
8 9 (6.00%) Oracle OWB
8 9 (6.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (5.33%) MS Access
10 7 (4.67%) Hadoop
10 7 (4.67%) Oracle Database
11 6 (4.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 6 (4.00%) QlikView
12 5 (3.33%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 6 (4.00%) JIRA
2 5 (3.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.67%) ERwin
3 1 (0.67%) LSMW
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.67%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 20 (13.33%) Finance
2 9 (6.00%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.33%) Retail
4 7 (4.67%) Marketing
5 4 (2.67%) Banking
6 2 (1.33%) Automotive
6 2 (1.33%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.67%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.67%) Arabic Language
7 1 (0.67%) Billing
7 1 (0.67%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 60 (40.00%) Analyst
2 37 (24.67%) Data Analyst
3 27 (18.00%) Architect
4 19 (12.67%) Developer
5 17 (11.33%) Data Architect
6 14 (9.33%) Business Analyst
7 10 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 10 (6.67%) Consultant
8 9 (6.00%) Integration Architect
9 8 (5.33%) Talend Developer
10 6 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
10 6 (4.00%) Data Manager
10 6 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
11 5 (3.33%) AWS Developer
11 5 (3.33%) Business Data Analyst
11 5 (3.33%) Data Quality Analyst
11 5 (3.33%) Developer in Test
11 5 (3.33%) Insight Analyst
11 5 (3.33%) Quality Analyst
11 5 (3.33%) Report Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.00%) REST
1 9 (6.00%) SOAP
2 3 (2.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 2 (1.33%) SAP ALE
4 1 (0.67%) BAPI
4 1 (0.67%) Bokeh
4 1 (0.67%) EDI
4 1 (0.67%) IDoc
4 1 (0.67%) JSON
4 1 (0.67%) Keras
4 1 (0.67%) Matplotlib
4 1 (0.67%) NumPy
4 1 (0.67%) Pandas
4 1 (0.67%) scikit-learn
4 1 (0.67%) SciPy
4 1 (0.67%) Seaborn
4 1 (0.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 46 (30.67%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (17.33%) Management Information System
3 15 (10.00%) Data Structures
4 13 (8.67%) Reference Data
5 8 (5.33%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (3.33%) Private Cloud
7 4 (2.67%) Smart Home
8 3 (2.00%) NHS
8 3 (2.00%) Replication
8 3 (2.00%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.33%) Life Science
10 1 (0.67%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.67%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.67%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.67%) Social Media
10 1 (0.67%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.67%) Windows
2 3 (2.00%) Linux
3 1 (0.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (36.67%) Data Modelling
2 49 (32.67%) Business Intelligence
3 43 (28.67%) ETL
4 36 (24.00%) Analytics
4 36 (24.00%) Migration
5 35 (23.33%) Data Governance
6 33 (22.00%) Data Management
7 31 (20.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 29 (19.33%) Data Analysis
8 29 (19.33%) Visualisation
9 27 (18.00%) Data Migration
9 27 (18.00%) Master Data Management
10 26 (17.33%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (13.33%) Data Integration
12 19 (12.67%) Data Architecture
12 19 (12.67%) DevOps
12 19 (12.67%) Quality Management
13 16 (10.67%) Logical Data Model
13 16 (10.67%) Machine Learning
14 15 (10.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 51 (34.00%) SQL
2 13 (8.67%) PL/SQL
3 7 (4.67%) Python
3 7 (4.67%) R
4 3 (2.00%) ABAP
5 2 (1.33%) Google Apps Script
6 1 (0.67%) Java
6 1 (0.67%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 25 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 11 (7.33%) Degree
3 1 (0.67%) CISM
3 1 (0.67%) CISSP
3 1 (0.67%) CRISC
3 1 (0.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.67%) ISEB
3 1 (0.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.67%) QA
2 4 (2.67%) GDPR
3 3 (2.00%) PMO
3 3 (2.00%) SLA
4 1 (0.67%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 2 (1.33%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.67%) HDFS
2 1 (0.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.67%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (2.00%) Data Guard
1 3 (2.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 3 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.33%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (1.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 41 (27.33%) Microsoft
2 35 (23.33%) Oracle
3 32 (21.33%) SAP
4 22 (14.67%) Tableau
5 15 (10.00%) Talend
6 12 (8.00%) Informatica
7 9 (6.00%) Databricks
7 9 (6.00%) Remedy
8 7 (4.67%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (3.33%) CA Agile Central
9 5 (3.33%) IBM
9 5 (3.33%) Minitab
9 5 (3.33%) Workday
10 4 (2.67%) Alteryx
10 4 (2.67%) Ariba
10 4 (2.67%) HP
11 3 (2.00%) Baan
11 3 (2.00%) Datameer
11 3 (2.00%) ESRI
11 3 (2.00%) Google