Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 140 170 169
Rank change year-on-year +30 -1 -49
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 66 34 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.16% 0.60% 0.76%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.94% 4.45% 5.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 28 41
South West median daily rate £459 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.00% +21.43% -26.32%
10th Percentile £282 £251 £231
90th Percentile £592 £600 £500
England median daily rate £463 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.78% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
South West median hourly rate £14.25 £8.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +67.65% - -
England median hourly rate £20.56 £13.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +52.31% -30.77% +8.33%

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 738 764 860
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 13.02% 13.43% 13.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 557 612
South West median daily rate £410 £393 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.46% +4.67% -5.30%
10th Percentile £259 £210 £213
90th Percentile £575 £550 £530
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 41 36
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £40.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -0.62% +31.97%
10th Percentile £13.20 £11.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £58.75 £45.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +2.27% +12.82%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 -1 26 £450 +5.88% 2
Wiltshire +8 19 £475 +18.75%
Gloucestershire - 15 £450 -
Devon - 3 £250 -
Dorset +4 1 £500 - 1
Cornwall -8 1 £135 -
Data Quality
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Quality also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 29 (43.94%) Finance
2 25 (37.88%) Data Modelling
3 23 (34.85%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (33.33%) SQL
4 22 (33.33%) Migration
5 21 (31.82%) Data Management
5 21 (31.82%) Data Migration
6 16 (24.24%) SQL Server
7 13 (19.70%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (19.70%) Management Information System
7 13 (19.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (18.18%) Quality Management
8 12 (18.18%) Data Cleansing
9 10 (15.15%) Microsoft
10 9 (13.64%) ETL
10 9 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (13.64%) XML
10 9 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (13.64%) JSON
10 9 (13.64%) Data Integration
10 9 (13.64%) Data Transformation
10 9 (13.64%) Post-Production
11 8 (12.12%) Data Architecture
11 8 (12.12%) Use Case
11 8 (12.12%) Data Governance
11 8 (12.12%) Degree
11 8 (12.12%) Microsoft Excel
11 8 (12.12%) GAP Analysis
12 7 (10.61%) Project Management
12 7 (10.61%) SAP

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 7 (10.61%) SAS
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (12.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.03%) SPSS
3 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.52%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (6.06%) SAP MM
2 3 (4.55%) SAP CO
2 3 (4.55%) SAP FI
2 3 (4.55%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.52%) SAP WM
3 1 (1.52%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (24.24%) SQL Server
2 13 (19.70%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (6.06%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (6.06%) QlikView
5 4 (6.06%) Relational Database
5 4 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (4.55%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 3 (4.55%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (4.55%) DataStage
6 3 (4.55%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (3.03%) DB2
7 2 (3.03%) Endeca
7 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.03%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (3.03%) Power BI
7 2 (3.03%) QualityStage
7 2 (3.03%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.52%) ERwin
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.52%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 29 (43.94%) Finance
2 6 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 5 (7.58%) Marketing
4 4 (6.06%) Banking
5 3 (4.55%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.03%) Investment Banking
6 2 (3.03%) Legal
6 2 (3.03%) Retail
7 1 (1.52%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.52%) Automotive
7 1 (1.52%) Electronics
7 1 (1.52%) Military
7 1 (1.52%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (28.79%) Analyst
2 13 (19.70%) Architect
3 12 (18.18%) Data Architect
4 9 (13.64%) Data Analyst
5 8 (12.12%) Consultant
6 7 (10.61%) Business Analyst
6 7 (10.61%) Data Quality Analyst
7 5 (7.58%) Developer
8 4 (6.06%) Data Business Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) Data Consultant
8 4 (6.06%) Data Quality Business Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) SAP Consultant
8 4 (6.06%) SAP MM Consultant
8 4 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) Data Manager
9 3 (4.55%) Quality Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) Quality Management Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) SAP FI Consultant
9 3 (4.55%) Senior Architect
9 3 (4.55%) Senior Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.64%) JSON
1 9 (13.64%) XML
2 3 (4.55%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 23 (34.85%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (19.70%) Management Information System
3 7 (10.61%) Reference Data
4 3 (4.55%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.03%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.52%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.52%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.52%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.52%) Linked Data
6 1 (1.52%) NHS
6 1 (1.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.52%) Linux
1 1 (1.52%) Unix
1 1 (1.52%) Windows
1 1 (1.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (37.88%) Data Modelling
2 22 (33.33%) Migration
3 21 (31.82%) Data Management
3 21 (31.82%) Data Migration
4 13 (19.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (18.18%) Data Cleansing
5 12 (18.18%) Quality Management
6 9 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (13.64%) Data Integration
6 9 (13.64%) Data Transformation
6 9 (13.64%) ETL
6 9 (13.64%) Post-Production
7 8 (12.12%) Data Architecture
7 8 (12.12%) Data Governance
7 8 (12.12%) GAP Analysis
7 8 (12.12%) Use Case
8 7 (10.61%) Data Analysis
8 7 (10.61%) Integration Testing
8 7 (10.61%) Project Management
8 7 (10.61%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (6.06%) T-SQL
3 3 (4.55%) R
4 2 (3.03%) PL/SQL
4 2 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (12.12%) Degree
2 7 (10.61%) Security Cleared
3 5 (7.58%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (4.55%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.03%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.58%) QA
2 4 (6.06%) PMO
3 2 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.52%) GDPR
4 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.61%) SAP
3 5 (7.58%) Oracle
3 5 (7.58%) Teradata
4 4 (6.06%) IBM
4 4 (6.06%) Tableau
5 2 (3.03%) Cloudera
5 2 (3.03%) MapR
5 2 (3.03%) Netezza
5 2 (3.03%) Nuix
5 2 (3.03%) Splunk
6 1 (1.52%) Cognos
6 1 (1.52%) Informatica
6 1 (1.52%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.52%) Remedy
6 1 (1.52%) Talend
6 1 (1.52%) Trillium