Period
to 19 April 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 April 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 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 225 252 227
Rank change year-on-year +27 -25 -3
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 143 133 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.92% 0.79% 0.85%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.63% 6.00% 7.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 65 87
South East median daily rate £463 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £311 £318 £201
90th Percentile £575 £650 £570
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
South East median hourly rate £22.92 £21.50 £17.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.58% +23.35% +10.70%
10th Percentile £21.70 £16.35 £11.53
90th Percentile £24.13 £48.65 £17.81
England median hourly rate £20.25 £21.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -5.84% +19.44% -5.26%

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 1,875 2,218 1,865
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 12.03% 13.23% 11.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,039 1,273 1,130
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £226 £256 £250
90th Percentile £588 £594 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 78 90
South East median hourly rate £28.92 £22.00 £18.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.47% +18.76% -13.15%
10th Percentile £12.03 £11.32 £10.79
90th Percentile £63.75 £50.00 £57.50
England median hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year -4.44% +3.45% -7.45%

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 April 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
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 April 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 +14 56 £475 - 3
Berkshire -7 37 £500 +29.03%
East Sussex +12 25 £378 - 2
Hampshire -17 21 £500 +26.23% 2
Surrey +5 15 £352 -19.54%
West Sussex -3 12 £313 -34.21%
Oxfordshire +33 10 £475 -2.56%
Buckinghamshire +20 9 £435 -27.50% 3
Middlesex +15 5 £463 -
Kent +6 2 £338 -10.00% 2
Data Quality
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 48 (33.57%) Data Modelling
2 46 (32.17%) Data Management
3 45 (31.47%) SQL
4 38 (26.57%) Migration
4 38 (26.57%) Analytical Skills
5 35 (24.48%) Business Intelligence
6 32 (22.38%) SAP
6 32 (22.38%) Data Migration
7 27 (18.88%) ETL
7 27 (18.88%) Data Governance
7 27 (18.88%) Analytics
8 24 (16.78%) Talend
8 24 (16.78%) Finance
8 24 (16.78%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (16.78%) Data Analysis
9 23 (16.08%) Microsoft Excel
9 23 (16.08%) Problem-Solving
10 22 (15.38%) Management Information System
11 21 (14.69%) Validation
11 21 (14.69%) ERP
12 19 (13.29%) Quality Management
13 18 (12.59%) Data Warehouse
13 18 (12.59%) Data Architecture
13 18 (12.59%) Continuous Improvement
14 17 (11.89%) Master Data Management
14 17 (11.89%) Data Integration
14 17 (11.89%) Oracle
15 16 (11.19%) Reference Data
15 16 (11.19%) Relational Database
16 14 (9.79%) Project Management

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 10 (6.99%) SAS
2 7 (4.90%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.10%) IIS
3 3 (2.10%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.70%) Anypoint
4 1 (0.70%) Mule
Applications
1 23 (16.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (3.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.40%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.40%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (6.99%) SAP S/4HANA
2 9 (6.29%) SAP MDG
3 7 (4.90%) Remedy ITSM
4 6 (4.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 5 (3.50%) SAP HR
6 4 (2.80%) SAP ERP
6 4 (2.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (2.10%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (1.40%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (1.40%) NetSuite
8 2 (1.40%) Workday HCM
9 1 (0.70%) Markit EDM
9 1 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.70%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.70%) SAP MDG-S
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.90%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.50%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (3.50%) Amazon S3
3 3 (2.10%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (1.40%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.70%) Office 365
5 1 (0.70%) PaaS
5 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.70%) HTTP
1 1 (0.70%) PPP
1 1 (0.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.59%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (11.19%) Relational Database
3 14 (9.79%) BusinessObjects
4 12 (8.39%) Big Data
5 10 (6.99%) SQL Server
6 9 (6.29%) Power BI
7 8 (5.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (4.90%) Amazon Redshift
8 7 (4.90%) QlikView
9 6 (4.20%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 6 (4.20%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 6 (4.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (3.50%) Data Lake
10 5 (3.50%) Oracle Database
10 5 (3.50%) SQL Server 2016
11 4 (2.80%) MS Access
11 4 (2.80%) OLAP
11 4 (2.80%) Oracle OLAP
11 4 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (2.80%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 10 (6.99%) JIRA
2 4 (2.80%) Subversion
3 2 (1.40%) ERwin
3 2 (1.40%) LSMW
4 1 (0.70%) Hudson
4 1 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.70%) Toad
4 1 (0.70%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 24 (16.78%) Finance
2 10 (6.99%) Retail
3 5 (3.50%) Marketing
3 5 (3.50%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (2.80%) Banking
4 4 (2.80%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.10%) Legal
5 3 (2.10%) Publishing
6 2 (1.40%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.40%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.70%) Arabic Language
7 1 (0.70%) German Language
7 1 (0.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 50 (34.97%) Analyst
2 37 (25.87%) Developer
3 33 (23.08%) Data Analyst
4 16 (11.19%) Business Analyst
5 13 (9.09%) Talend Developer
6 11 (7.69%) Architect
6 11 (7.69%) Data Architect
7 10 (6.99%) Consultant
8 6 (4.20%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 6 (4.20%) Designer
8 6 (4.20%) SAP Consultant
9 5 (3.50%) AWS Developer
9 5 (3.50%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
9 5 (3.50%) Data Consultant
9 5 (3.50%) ETL Developer
9 5 (3.50%) Report Specialist
9 5 (3.50%) SAP MDG Consultant
10 4 (2.80%) Oracle ETL Developer
10 4 (2.80%) PostgreSQL Developer
10 4 (2.80%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.39%) JSON
1 12 (8.39%) XML
2 6 (4.20%) EDI
3 4 (2.80%) SAP ALE
4 2 (1.40%) SOAP
5 1 (0.70%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.70%) JDBC
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (0.70%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 38 (26.57%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 16 (11.19%) Reference Data
4 12 (8.39%) Data Structures
5 5 (3.50%) Taxonomies
5 5 (3.50%) User Experience
6 4 (2.80%) Replication
6 4 (2.80%) Smart Meter
7 3 (2.10%) NHS
8 2 (1.40%) Clustering
8 2 (1.40%) CMDB
8 2 (1.40%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.70%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.70%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.70%) Derivative
9 1 (0.70%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.70%) Life Science
9 1 (0.70%) PMI
9 1 (0.70%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.10%) Solaris
2 1 (0.70%) Linux
2 1 (0.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (33.57%) Data Modelling
2 46 (32.17%) Data Management
3 38 (26.57%) Migration
4 35 (24.48%) Business Intelligence
5 32 (22.38%) Data Migration
6 27 (18.88%) Analytics
6 27 (18.88%) Data Governance
6 27 (18.88%) ETL
7 24 (16.78%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (16.78%) Data Analysis
8 23 (16.08%) Problem-Solving
9 21 (14.69%) ERP
9 21 (14.69%) Validation
10 19 (13.29%) Quality Management
11 18 (12.59%) Continuous Improvement
11 18 (12.59%) Data Architecture
12 17 (11.89%) Data Integration
12 17 (11.89%) Master Data Management
13 14 (9.79%) CRM
13 14 (9.79%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (31.47%) SQL
2 9 (6.29%) T-SQL
3 7 (4.90%) PL/SQL
4 5 (3.50%) Java
5 4 (2.80%) ABAP
5 4 (2.80%) C#
6 2 (1.40%) VB
7 1 (0.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (8.39%) Degree
2 10 (6.99%) Security Cleared
3 9 (6.29%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.10%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.70%) CISM
5 1 (0.70%) CISSP
5 1 (0.70%) CRISC
5 1 (0.70%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.70%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.50%) QA
1 5 (3.50%) SLA
2 2 (1.40%) GDPR
3 1 (0.70%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (0.70%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (0.70%) Data Guard
1 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 32 (22.38%) SAP
2 24 (16.78%) Talend
3 17 (11.89%) Oracle
4 13 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 13 (9.09%) Tableau
5 10 (6.99%) Remedy
6 9 (6.29%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (6.29%) Workday
7 7 (4.90%) BMC
8 6 (4.20%) Informatica
9 5 (3.50%) Ariba
9 5 (3.50%) Baan
9 5 (3.50%) CA Agile Central
9 5 (3.50%) hybris
10 3 (2.10%) Ab Initio
10 3 (2.10%) Datameer
10 3 (2.10%) ESRI
11 2 (1.40%) IBM
11 2 (1.40%) JD Edwards
12 1 (0.70%) Cisco