Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 20 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
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 32 38
Rank change year-on-year +3 +6 +5
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 6 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.16% 0.44% 1.04%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 13.95% 3.45% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Staffordshire median daily rate £431 - £208
10th Percentile £371 - £204
90th Percentile £487 - £211
West Midlands median daily rate £406 £385 £400
% change year-on-year +5.52% -3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate £18.52 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.52 £10.00 £8.50
% change year-on-year +85.20% +17.65% -62.22%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 43 29 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 15.47% 12.66% 14.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 23 28
Staffordshire median daily rate £370 £413 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.30% +48.65% -30.63%
10th Percentile £325 £196 £161
90th Percentile £500 £475 £395
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Staffordshire median hourly rate £18.52 - £31.25
10th Percentile £17.71 - £30.13
90th Percentile £19.33 - £33.38
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.44 £12.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +15.52% -16.67% -35.83%

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing Data Quality as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Data Quality in Staffordshire

Data Quality
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data Quality in Staffordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Quality in Staffordshire

Data Quality
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Quality in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Quality in Staffordshire

Data Quality
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 20 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
Burton-upon-Trent -1 3 £431 -
Data Quality
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 5 (83.33%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (66.67%) ETL
3 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) OLAP
3 3 (50.00%) Snowflake Schema
3 3 (50.00%) Star Schema
3 3 (50.00%) QlikView
3 3 (50.00%) Data Integration
3 3 (50.00%) Data Management
3 3 (50.00%) Data Governance
3 3 (50.00%) Master Data Management
3 3 (50.00%) Metadata Management
3 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 3 (50.00%) Qlik Sense
3 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (50.00%) Data Acquisition
4 2 (33.33%) Decision-Making
4 2 (33.33%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 2 (33.33%) Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) SAP

Data Quality
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) OpenText VIM for SAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 3 (50.00%) OLAP
1 3 (50.00%) Qlik Sense
1 3 (50.00%) QlikView
1 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (50.00%) Snowflake Schema
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (50.00%) Star Schema
2 2 (33.33%) MS Access
3 1 (16.67%) PowerCenter
3 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) ETL Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Data Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Informatica Developer
3 1 (16.67%) QlikView Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (66.67%) ETL
3 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (50.00%) Data Acquisition
3 3 (50.00%) Data Governance
3 3 (50.00%) Data Integration
3 3 (50.00%) Data Management
3 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (50.00%) Master Data Management
3 3 (50.00%) Metadata Management
4 2 (33.33%) Decision-Making
4 2 (33.33%) ERP
4 2 (33.33%) Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Change Data Capture
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) HP
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Informatica