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 3 months to 29 June 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 130 114
Rank change year-on-year +9 -16  
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 19 11 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.69% 0.37% 0.86%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.44% 3.18% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 27
Median daily rate £440 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.41% +30.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £409 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £628 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £448 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.09 £22.50
% change year-on-year +8.76% -28.48%  

Data Quality is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next 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 and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 349 346 396
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 12.77% 11.49% 12.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 300 374
Median daily rate £375 £385 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.59% -2.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 26 17
Median hourly rate £34.75 £38.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.15% -10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £32.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.38 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £28.00 £21.55
% change year-on-year -14.28% +29.93%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire - 7 £425 -
Wiltshire +1 6 £475 +5.55% 1
Bristol -10 5 £449 +5.70% 1
Dorset - 1 - -
Data Quality
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 23 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 23 (50.00%) Finance
2 19 (41.30%) Data Management
3 17 (36.96%) Data Integration
4 16 (34.78%) SQL
5 15 (32.61%) Migration
6 14 (30.43%) Security Cleared
7 13 (28.26%) Data Architecture
7 13 (28.26%) Reference Data
7 13 (28.26%) Data Migration
7 13 (28.26%) ETL
8 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (21.74%) Hadoop
8 10 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (21.74%) Reference Data Management
9 9 (19.57%) Information Architecture
9 9 (19.57%) SC Cleared
9 9 (19.57%) Banking
9 9 (19.57%) Informatica
9 9 (19.57%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (17.39%) TOGAF
10 8 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (17.39%) Data Governance
10 8 (17.39%) SDLC
11 7 (15.22%) Data Structures
11 7 (15.22%) Validation
11 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Excel
11 7 (15.22%) Quality Management
11 7 (15.22%) Management Information System
12 6 (13.04%) Project Management

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 5 (10.87%) Apache Solr
2 4 (8.70%) SAS
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.74%) Hadoop
2 9 (19.57%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (13.04%) OLAP
4 5 (10.87%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (10.87%) Apache Hive
4 5 (10.87%) Big Data
4 5 (10.87%) Data Lake
4 5 (10.87%) HBase
4 5 (10.87%) MongoDB
4 5 (10.87%) Neo4j
4 5 (10.87%) OLTP
4 5 (10.87%) Oracle OLAP
4 5 (10.87%) Pentaho
5 3 (6.52%) Base SAS
5 3 (6.52%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (4.35%) QlikView
6 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
6 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) ERwin
2 4 (8.70%) MagicDraw
3 2 (4.35%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (2.17%) Eclipse
General
1 23 (50.00%) Finance
2 9 (19.57%) Banking
3 5 (10.87%) Legal
4 3 (6.52%) Marketing
5 2 (4.35%) Retail
5 2 (4.35%) Wholesale Banking
6 1 (2.17%) Billing
6 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (32.61%) Architect
2 11 (23.91%) Data Architect
3 9 (19.57%) Analyst
4 6 (13.04%) Data Analyst
4 6 (13.04%) Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Consultant
5 4 (8.70%) Data Manager
5 4 (8.70%) TOGAF Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Data Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) Financial Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) SAP Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) SAS Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Data Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Technical Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Unix Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Data Quality Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) Lucene
2 1 (2.17%) JSON
2 1 (2.17%) Middleware
2 1 (2.17%) REST
2 1 (2.17%) SOAP
2 1 (2.17%) WCF
2 1 (2.17%) WSDL
2 1 (2.17%) XML
2 1 (2.17%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.26%) Reference Data
2 10 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (15.22%) Data Structures
3 7 (15.22%) Management Information System
4 5 (10.87%) Taxonomies
5 2 (4.35%) NHS
6 1 (2.17%) DataPower
6 1 (2.17%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.17%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.70%) Linux
1 4 (8.70%) Solaris
1 4 (8.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 19 (41.30%) Data Management
3 17 (36.96%) Data Integration
4 15 (32.61%) Migration
5 13 (28.26%) Data Architecture
5 13 (28.26%) Data Migration
5 13 (28.26%) ETL
6 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (21.74%) Reference Data Management
7 9 (19.57%) Information Architecture
8 8 (17.39%) Data Governance
8 8 (17.39%) SDLC
8 8 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (17.39%) TOGAF
9 7 (15.22%) Quality Management
9 7 (15.22%) Validation
10 6 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (13.04%) CRM
10 6 (13.04%) ITIL
10 6 (13.04%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.78%) SQL
2 4 (8.70%) VBA
3 2 (4.35%) SPARQL
3 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.17%) COBOL
4 1 (2.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (30.43%) Security Cleared
2 9 (19.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (19.57%) Informatica
2 6 (13.04%) Oracle
3 5 (10.87%) Cloudera
3 5 (10.87%) MapR
3 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.87%) Nuix
3 5 (10.87%) SAP
3 5 (10.87%) Splunk
4 4 (8.70%) Red Hat
4 4 (8.70%) SolarWinds
5 3 (6.52%) IBM
6 2 (4.35%) Cognos
6 2 (4.35%) Talend
6 2 (4.35%) Teradata
7 1 (2.17%) Cisco
7 1 (2.17%) Samsung
7 1 (2.17%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.17%) Tableau
7 1 (2.17%) Trillium
7 1 (2.17%) Unisys
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