Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 141 158 183
Rank change year-on-year +17 +25 -65
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 54 48 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.04% 0.89% 0.53%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.39% 6.50% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 37 24
South West median daily rate £458 £415 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.24% +12.54% -18.06%
10th Percentile £306 £249 £254
90th Percentile £566 £570 £475
England median daily rate £463 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +8.82% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
South West median hourly rate £15.00 £6.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +122.22% - -
England median hourly rate £25.00 £16.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year +51.52% -12.00% -14.77%

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 644 738 869
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 12.44% 13.73% 14.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 524 609
South West median daily rate £410 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £270 £204 £230
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 54 51
South West median hourly rate £27.00 £37.75 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.48% -10.12% +5.00%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.65 £17.50
90th Percentile £43.75 £77.50 £52.50
England median hourly rate £21.01 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -2.30% -14.00% +19.05%

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 19 February 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
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 19 February 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 -3 20 £438 +34.62% 4
Wiltshire +2 14 £475 +14.46%
Gloucestershire - 10 £466 - 1
Dorset -8 5 £500 +1.01%
Devon - 3 £331 - 2
Somerset - 1 £525 -
Data Quality
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 24 (44.44%) Finance
2 20 (37.04%) SQL
3 17 (31.48%) Data Modelling
4 16 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (25.93%) Data Management
6 13 (24.07%) Management Information System
7 11 (20.37%) SQL Server
8 10 (18.52%) SAS
8 10 (18.52%) Migration
8 10 (18.52%) Use Case
8 10 (18.52%) Data Migration
8 10 (18.52%) Data Cleansing
9 9 (16.67%) Post-Production
9 9 (16.67%) JSON
9 9 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
9 9 (16.67%) XML
9 9 (16.67%) Quality Management
10 8 (14.81%) GAP Analysis
10 8 (14.81%) SAP
10 8 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (14.81%) Programme Management
10 8 (14.81%) Analytics
10 8 (14.81%) Data Transformation
11 7 (12.96%) Tableau
11 7 (12.96%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (12.96%) Integration Testing
11 7 (12.96%) Oracle
12 6 (11.11%) Microsoft

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 10 (18.52%) SAS
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (3.70%) SPSS
4 1 (1.85%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) SAP MM
2 2 (3.70%) SAP CO
2 2 (3.70%) SAP FI
2 2 (3.70%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (3.70%) SAP MDG
3 1 (1.85%) SAP MDG-S
3 1 (1.85%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.37%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (11.11%) QlikView
4 5 (9.26%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (7.41%) Relational Database
5 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (5.56%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 3 (5.56%) DataStage
6 3 (5.56%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (3.70%) DB2
7 2 (3.70%) Endeca
7 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.70%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (3.70%) Power BI
7 2 (3.70%) QualityStage
7 2 (3.70%) RDBMS
7 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.85%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (1.85%) Data Lake
8 1 (1.85%) Spatial Data
General
1 24 (44.44%) Finance
2 6 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 5 (9.26%) Banking
4 3 (5.56%) Marketing
4 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.70%) Automotive
5 2 (3.70%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.70%) Retail
6 1 (1.85%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.85%) Electronics
6 1 (1.85%) Military
Job Titles
1 20 (37.04%) Analyst
2 9 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 7 (12.96%) Consultant
3 7 (12.96%) Data Analyst
3 7 (12.96%) Developer
4 6 (11.11%) Architect
4 6 (11.11%) Data Architect
4 6 (11.11%) Data Quality Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Data Business Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Data Quality Business Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) SAP Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) Data Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) Quality Management Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) SAP MM Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) VBA Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Lead Architect
8 2 (3.70%) Quality Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) SAP CO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.67%) JSON
1 9 (16.67%) XML
2 3 (5.56%) AngularJS
2 3 (5.56%) HTML
2 3 (5.56%) LDAP
2 3 (5.56%) REST
2 3 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (1.85%) .NET
3 1 (1.85%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 16 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (24.07%) Management Information System
3 6 (11.11%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.70%) Reference Data
4 2 (3.70%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.85%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.85%) Linux
1 1 (1.85%) Unix
1 1 (1.85%) Windows
1 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (31.48%) Data Modelling
2 14 (25.93%) Data Management
3 10 (18.52%) Data Cleansing
3 10 (18.52%) Data Migration
3 10 (18.52%) Migration
3 10 (18.52%) Use Case
4 9 (16.67%) Post-Production
4 9 (16.67%) Quality Management
4 9 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (14.81%) Analytics
5 8 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (14.81%) Data Transformation
5 8 (14.81%) GAP Analysis
5 8 (14.81%) Programme Management
6 7 (12.96%) Integration Testing
6 7 (12.96%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (9.26%) Data Architecture
7 5 (9.26%) Data Governance
7 5 (9.26%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 20 (37.04%) SQL
2 4 (7.41%) VBA
3 3 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.56%) R
3 3 (5.56%) T-SQL
3 3 (5.56%) VB
3 3 (5.56%) XPath
3 3 (5.56%) XQuery
4 2 (3.70%) C
4 2 (3.70%) PL/SQL
4 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) Degree
2 4 (7.41%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (5.56%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) QA
2 4 (7.41%) PMO
3 2 (3.70%) GDPR
4 1 (1.85%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (14.81%) SAP
2 7 (12.96%) Oracle
2 7 (12.96%) Tableau
3 6 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.56%) IBM
4 3 (5.56%) Teradata
5 2 (3.70%) Netezza
5 2 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.85%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.85%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.85%) Siebel