Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 35 42
Rank change year-on-year -5 +7 -
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 3 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.10% 0.42% 1.18%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.32% 4.17% 7.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Staffordshire median daily rate - - £220
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £400 £389
% change year-on-year -6.25% +2.89% -5.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 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 41 24 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 15.07% 10.13% 16.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 20 37
Staffordshire median daily rate £390 £369 £233
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.76% +58.60% -40.00%
10th Percentile £336 £181 £155
90th Percentile £490 £475 £423
West Midlands median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Staffordshire median hourly rate £18.52 £11.18 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.73% -59.36% +37.50%
10th Percentile £17.71 £10.59 £25.00
90th Percentile £19.33 £11.76 £32.63
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.22 £15.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -5.20% -40.00% -20.48%

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
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 16 October 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
Lichfield - 1 - - 1
Data Quality
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) ERP
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Informatica
3 1 (33.33%) PowerCenter
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (33.33%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 1 (33.33%) Decision-Making
3 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (33.33%) Data Mapping
3 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Change Data Capture
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (33.33%) MS Access

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 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (33.33%) OpenText VIM for SAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) MS Access
2 1 (33.33%) PowerCenter
2 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Data Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) ERP Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) ETL Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Informatica Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Navision Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Data Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ERP
1 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Change Data Capture
2 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Data Mapping
2 1 (33.33%) Decision-Making
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (33.33%) Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Informatica
2 1 (33.33%) SAP