Period
to 20 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 20 November 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 West
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 157 132 174
Rank change year-on-year -25 +42 -1
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 63 66 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.00% 1.18% 0.60%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.84% 8.86% 4.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 47 28
South West median daily rate £475 £459 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.49% +8.00% +21.43%
10th Percentile £369 £282 £251
90th Percentile £575 £592 £600
England median daily rate £465 £465 £450
% change year-on-year - +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
South West median hourly rate £22.00 £14.25 £8.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.39% +67.65% -
10th Percentile £14.70 £13.65 £5.55
90th Percentile £25.06 £14.85 £9.25
England median hourly rate £21.50 £21.75 £13.50
% change year-on-year -1.15% +61.11% -30.77%

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 West with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 640 745 764
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 10.16% 13.28% 13.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 477 555
South West median daily rate £435 £405 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.41% +3.18% +4.67%
10th Percentile £250 £258 £210
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 35 41
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -7.89% -5.00%
10th Percentile £19.85 £13.20 £11.00
90th Percentile £51.10 £47.50 £58.75
England median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £22.84
% change year-on-year +10.00% -12.42% +5.52%

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Data Quality as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Data Quality in the South West

Data Quality
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data Quality in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Quality in the South West

Data Quality
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Quality in the South West over the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Quality in the South West

Data Quality
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Quality in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Quality in the South West

Data Quality
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Quality in the South West over the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Data Quality in the South West

Data Quality
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 20 November 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
Bristol -20 18 £518 +15.00% 7
Somerset - 16 £525 -
Gloucestershire -13 14 £481 +6.94% 5
Wiltshire -30 9 £475 -
Dorset +5 4 £388 -22.50% 2
Data Quality
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 West region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 39 (61.90%) SQL
2 35 (55.56%) Data Warehouse
3 33 (52.38%) Finance
4 29 (46.03%) Data Modelling
4 29 (46.03%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 23 (36.51%) Analytics
6 21 (33.33%) Big Data
6 21 (33.33%) Star Schema
7 20 (31.75%) ETL
7 20 (31.75%) OLAP
7 20 (31.75%) Kafka
7 20 (31.75%) Machine Learning
7 20 (31.75%) Hadoop
7 20 (31.75%) Apache Hive
7 20 (31.75%) Apache Spark
7 20 (31.75%) OLAP Cube
7 20 (31.75%) Oozie
7 20 (31.75%) SQL Optimisation
7 20 (31.75%) Data Science
8 18 (28.57%) SQL Server
8 18 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (20.63%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (19.05%) Oracle
11 10 (15.87%) Data Governance
11 10 (15.87%) Dimensional Modelling
11 10 (15.87%) Data Integration
12 9 (14.29%) SAP
12 9 (14.29%) ITIL
12 9 (14.29%) Teradata
12 9 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology

Data Quality
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 20 (31.75%) Apache Spark
2 4 (6.35%) SAS
3 3 (4.76%) Confluence
4 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (12.70%) SAP MM
2 4 (6.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.59%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (4.76%) Dynamics 365
1 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (55.56%) Data Warehouse
2 29 (46.03%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 21 (33.33%) Big Data
3 21 (33.33%) Star Schema
4 20 (31.75%) Apache Hive
4 20 (31.75%) Hadoop
4 20 (31.75%) OLAP
4 20 (31.75%) OLAP Cube
5 18 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 8 (12.70%) IBM InfoSphere
7 7 (11.11%) DataStage
7 7 (11.11%) RDBMS
7 7 (11.11%) Relational Database
7 7 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (9.52%) DB2
9 4 (6.35%) Oracle ODI
10 3 (4.76%) QualityStage
11 2 (3.17%) Power BI
11 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Ant
1 3 (4.76%) Artifactory
1 3 (4.76%) ERwin
1 3 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.76%) Gradle
1 3 (4.76%) Jenkins
1 3 (4.76%) JIRA
1 3 (4.76%) Maven
1 3 (4.76%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (4.76%) SonarQube
1 3 (4.76%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.59%) LSMW
2 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (52.38%) Finance
2 8 (12.70%) Automotive
2 8 (12.70%) Manufacturing
3 5 (7.94%) Retail
4 1 (1.59%) Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (34.92%) Data Engineer
2 20 (31.75%) Hadoop Engineer
3 17 (26.98%) Developer
4 12 (19.05%) Big Data Engineer
5 9 (14.29%) Consultant
5 9 (14.29%) SAP Consultant
6 8 (12.70%) SAP CO Consultant
6 8 (12.70%) SAP FI Consultant
6 8 (12.70%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
6 8 (12.70%) SAP MM Consultant
7 5 (7.94%) Analyst
7 5 (7.94%) ETL Developer
8 4 (6.35%) Data Analyst
9 3 (4.76%) Data Integration Developer
9 3 (4.76%) Data Modeller
9 3 (4.76%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 3 (4.76%) Deployment Engineer
9 3 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 3 (4.76%) SQL Developer
9 3 (4.76%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (31.75%) Kafka
2 5 (7.94%) .NET
3 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.59%) IDoc
3 1 (1.59%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.17%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.17%) Reference Data
3 2 (3.17%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (3.17%) Taxonomies
4 1 (1.59%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.59%) NHS
4 1 (1.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.52%) Linux
1 6 (9.52%) Unix
2 5 (7.94%) Windows
2 5 (7.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (46.03%) Data Modelling
2 23 (36.51%) Analytics
3 20 (31.75%) Data Science
3 20 (31.75%) ETL
3 20 (31.75%) Machine Learning
3 20 (31.75%) SQL Optimisation
4 18 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (20.63%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (15.87%) Data Governance
6 10 (15.87%) Data Integration
6 10 (15.87%) Dimensional Modelling
7 9 (14.29%) ITIL
7 9 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
8 8 (12.70%) Data Lineage
8 8 (12.70%) Data Management
8 8 (12.70%) Data Security
8 8 (12.70%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (12.70%) SDLC
8 8 (12.70%) Target Operating Model
9 7 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 39 (61.90%) SQL
2 5 (7.94%) PL/SQL
2 5 (7.94%) T-SQL
3 4 (6.35%) Shell Script
4 3 (4.76%) C
4 3 (4.76%) Java
5 2 (3.17%) C#
6 1 (1.59%) ABAP
6 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.59%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (3.17%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (3.17%) Degree
1 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.59%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.59%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) GDPR
1 2 (3.17%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 20 (31.75%) Oozie
Vendors
1 12 (19.05%) Oracle
2 9 (14.29%) SAP
2 9 (14.29%) Teradata
3 7 (11.11%) IBM
4 6 (9.52%) Netezza
5 5 (7.94%) Tableau
6 3 (4.76%) MuleSoft
6 3 (4.76%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.59%) Cognos
7 1 (1.59%) Microsoft