Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 153 167 189
Rank change year-on-year +14 +22 -33
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 58 36 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.07% 0.66% 0.39%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.24% 5.06% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 23 18
South West median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +20.00%
10th Percentile £368 £215 £409
90th Percentile £575 £613 £633
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
South West median hourly rate - £13.50 £8.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +58.82% -
England median hourly rate £24.00 £17.13 £16.09
% change year-on-year +40.15% +6.43% -23.38%

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 628 712 760
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 11.54% 13.02% 12.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 422 496
South West median daily rate £415 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.67% -1.25% -0.07%
10th Percentile £250 £213 £225
90th Percentile £575 £562 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £420
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 59 46
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -17.16% +9.74%
10th Percentile £13.20 £13.90 £20.50
90th Percentile £52.88 £48.50 £54.50
England median hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +17.50% -11.11% +6.77%

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 15 August 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 15 August 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
Somerset - 16 £525 -
Bristol -4 15 £550 +17.77% 2
Dorset +3 10 £388 -26.19% 2
Gloucestershire +2 10 £475 +11.76% 1
Wiltshire 0 5 £550 -2.22% 1
Devon +1 1 - -
Data Quality
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 40 (68.97%) SQL
2 35 (60.34%) Finance
3 34 (58.62%) Data Warehouse
4 29 (50.00%) Data Modelling
5 28 (48.28%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 25 (43.10%) Analytics
7 22 (37.93%) Big Data
8 21 (36.21%) Apache Spark
8 21 (36.21%) Star Schema
9 20 (34.48%) OLAP
9 20 (34.48%) OLAP Cube
9 20 (34.48%) Oozie
9 20 (34.48%) Kafka
9 20 (34.48%) Hadoop
9 20 (34.48%) Apache Hive
9 20 (34.48%) Machine Learning
9 20 (34.48%) SQL Optimisation
9 20 (34.48%) Data Science
10 19 (32.76%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (25.86%) ETL
12 13 (22.41%) SQL Server
12 13 (22.41%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (18.97%) Problem-Solving
14 10 (17.24%) Data Governance
15 9 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
15 9 (15.52%) Teradata
15 9 (15.52%) Data Integration
16 8 (13.79%) Dimensional Modelling
16 8 (13.79%) RDBMS
16 8 (13.79%) Data Security

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 21 (36.21%) Apache Spark
2 8 (13.79%) SAS
3 5 (8.62%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (5.17%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (8.62%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.72%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (1.72%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (58.62%) Data Warehouse
2 28 (48.28%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 22 (37.93%) Big Data
4 21 (36.21%) Star Schema
5 20 (34.48%) Apache Hive
5 20 (34.48%) Hadoop
5 20 (34.48%) OLAP
5 20 (34.48%) OLAP Cube
6 13 (22.41%) SQL Server
7 8 (13.79%) IBM InfoSphere
7 8 (13.79%) RDBMS
7 8 (13.79%) Relational Database
8 7 (12.07%) DataStage
9 6 (10.34%) DB2
9 6 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (8.62%) Oracle ODI
11 4 (6.90%) QualityStage
12 3 (5.17%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (5.17%) Power BI
12 3 (5.17%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Ant
1 5 (8.62%) Artifactory
1 5 (8.62%) Git (software)
1 5 (8.62%) Gradle
1 5 (8.62%) Jenkins
1 5 (8.62%) JIRA
1 5 (8.62%) Maven
1 5 (8.62%) Octopus Deploy
1 5 (8.62%) SonarQube
1 5 (8.62%) TeamCity
2 2 (3.45%) ERwin
3 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (60.34%) Finance
2 5 (8.62%) Banking
2 5 (8.62%) Manufacturing
2 5 (8.62%) Retail
3 3 (5.17%) Automotive
4 1 (1.72%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (34.48%) Data Engineer
1 20 (34.48%) Hadoop Engineer
2 19 (32.76%) Developer
3 12 (20.69%) Big Data Engineer
4 5 (8.62%) ETL Developer
5 4 (6.90%) Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) Build Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (6.90%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 4 (6.90%) Deployment Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Lead DevOps
5 4 (6.90%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Technical Leader
6 3 (5.17%) Consultant
6 3 (5.17%) CRM Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Data Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Integration Developer
6 3 (5.17%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
6 3 (5.17%) Tableau Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (34.48%) Kafka
2 7 (12.07%) .NET
3 3 (5.17%) AngularJS
3 3 (5.17%) HTML
3 3 (5.17%) LDAP
3 3 (5.17%) REST
3 3 (5.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (13.79%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.72%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.72%) NHS
3 1 (1.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.62%) Linux
1 5 (8.62%) Unix
1 5 (8.62%) Windows
1 5 (8.62%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 25 (43.10%) Analytics
3 20 (34.48%) Data Science
3 20 (34.48%) Machine Learning
3 20 (34.48%) SQL Optimisation
4 19 (32.76%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (25.86%) ETL
6 13 (22.41%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (18.97%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (17.24%) Data Governance
9 9 (15.52%) Data Integration
10 8 (13.79%) Data Lineage
10 8 (13.79%) Data Security
10 8 (13.79%) Dimensional Modelling
10 8 (13.79%) Kimball Methodology
10 8 (13.79%) SDLC
10 8 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (12.07%) ITIL
11 7 (12.07%) RAD
11 7 (12.07%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 40 (68.97%) SQL
2 6 (10.34%) PL/SQL
2 6 (10.34%) T-SQL
3 5 (8.62%) Java
3 5 (8.62%) Shell Script
4 4 (6.90%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.17%) R
5 3 (5.17%) VB
5 3 (5.17%) VBA
5 3 (5.17%) XPath
5 3 (5.17%) XQuery
6 2 (3.45%) C
6 2 (3.45%) C#
7 1 (1.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (1.72%) Degree
1 1 (1.72%) Postgraduate
1 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) GDPR
1 1 (1.72%) QA
Systems Management
1 20 (34.48%) Oozie
Vendors
1 9 (15.52%) Teradata
2 8 (13.79%) Oracle
3 7 (12.07%) IBM
4 6 (10.34%) Netezza
4 6 (10.34%) Tableau
5 5 (8.62%) MuleSoft
5 5 (8.62%) Sitecore
6 3 (5.17%) Microsoft
6 3 (5.17%) SAP