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 3 months to 23 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
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 24 26
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2  
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.84% 0.57% 0.56%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.14% 3.70% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.70% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £16.09 £23.75
% change year-on-year +10.31% -32.25%  

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Staffordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 14 27 19
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 11.76% 15.34% 10.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 18
Median daily rate £413 £200 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +106.25% -47.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £149 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £418 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.25 £24.75
% change year-on-year -11.50% +14.14%  

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire citing Data Quality as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

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
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 3 months to 23 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
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 - -
Data Quality
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 1 (100.00%) VBA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence

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 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Excel Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Excel VBA Developer
1 1 (100.00%) VBA Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) VBA