Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 160 160 188
Rank change year-on-year 0 +28 -37
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 30 36 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.59% 0.69% 0.35%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.93% 5.48% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 24 16
South West median daily rate £463 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% - -
10th Percentile £271 £321 £289
90th Percentile £565 £613 £506
England median daily rate £488 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +8.33% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% +12.50% -28.89%

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 608 657 817
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 11.93% 12.68% 13.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 409 528
South West median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £266 £204 £230
90th Percentile £575 £538 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £410
% change year-on-year - +9.76% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 56 63
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £36.63 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.22% -12.80% +5.00%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.00 £18.50
90th Percentile £50.50 £77.50 £52.50
England median hourly rate £22.50 £20.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% -12.77% +17.50%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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
Dorset -5 11 £388 -24.02% 1
Bristol -5 5 £251 -22.77% 7
Devon - 4 £331 -
Somerset - 4 £525 - 1
Wiltshire +1 3 £550 +22.22%
Gloucestershire - 3 £513 - 3
Data Quality
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 14 (46.67%) Finance
2 13 (43.33%) SQL
3 10 (33.33%) Analytics
4 9 (30.00%) Management Information System
4 9 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Excel
5 8 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (26.67%) Data Modelling
5 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (23.33%) SAS
7 6 (20.00%) VBA
7 6 (20.00%) Banking
7 6 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (20.00%) Tableau
7 6 (20.00%) Data Structures
8 5 (16.67%) Business Transformation
8 5 (16.67%) AngularJS
8 5 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (16.67%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 5 (16.67%) Scorecard
8 5 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (16.67%) Process Improvement
8 5 (16.67%) Big Data
8 5 (16.67%) Trend Analysis
8 5 (16.67%) R
8 5 (16.67%) REST
8 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (16.67%) Unit Testing
8 5 (16.67%) QlikView
8 5 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint

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 (23.33%) SAS
2 4 (13.33%) Apache Spark
3 3 (10.00%) Confluence
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) SAP MDG
2 1 (3.33%) SAP MDG-S
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.33%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (16.67%) Big Data
2 5 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (16.67%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 5 (16.67%) QlikView
3 4 (13.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 3 (10.00%) Apache Hive
4 3 (10.00%) Data Mining
4 3 (10.00%) Hadoop
4 3 (10.00%) OLAP
4 3 (10.00%) OLAP Cube
4 3 (10.00%) Power BI
4 3 (10.00%) Star Schema
5 2 (6.67%) RDBMS
5 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (3.33%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (3.33%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Ant
1 3 (10.00%) Artifactory
1 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (10.00%) Gradle
1 3 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (10.00%) JIRA
1 3 (10.00%) Maven
1 3 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (10.00%) SonarQube
1 3 (10.00%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (46.67%) Finance
2 6 (20.00%) Banking
3 3 (10.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.33%) Automotive
4 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Data Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) VBA Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Big Data Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Data Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Data Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Hadoop Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Build Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Lead DevOps
5 2 (6.67%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Salesforce Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Salesforce Business Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) AngularJS
1 5 (16.67%) HTML
1 5 (16.67%) LDAP
1 5 (16.67%) REST
1 5 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (13.33%) .NET
3 3 (10.00%) Kafka
4 1 (3.33%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (20.00%) Data Structures
3 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.33%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
1 1 (3.33%) Unix
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
1 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Analytics
2 9 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (26.67%) Data Modelling
4 6 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (16.67%) Business Transformation
5 5 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 5 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (16.67%) Process Improvement
5 5 (16.67%) Programme Management
5 5 (16.67%) Scorecard
5 5 (16.67%) Trend Analysis
5 5 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 4 (13.33%) Data Governance
6 4 (13.33%) Data Mapping
6 4 (13.33%) Metadata Management
7 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (10.00%) Data Architecture
7 3 (10.00%) Release Management
7 3 (10.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) SQL
2 6 (20.00%) VBA
3 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (16.67%) R
3 5 (16.67%) VB
3 5 (16.67%) XPath
3 5 (16.67%) XQuery
4 3 (10.00%) Java
5 2 (6.67%) C
5 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.33%) C#
6 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Postgraduate
1 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Oozie
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Tableau
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.33%) MuleSoft
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle
3 3 (10.00%) Sitecore
4 2 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (6.67%) SAP
5 1 (3.33%) IBM
5 1 (3.33%) Netezza
5 1 (3.33%) Siebel
5 1 (3.33%) Teradata