The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 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 28 March 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
East of England / Suffolk
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 22 27
Rank change year-on-year -4 +5  
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 2 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 1.18% 3.61% 0.99%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.70% 26.92% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £250 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.50 £15.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -30.00% -40.00%  

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 Suffolk with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Suffolk
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 23 26 12
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 13.53% 13.40% 5.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 8
Median daily rate £425 £425 £471
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -9.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.90 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -50.25% +37.93%  

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk 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 Suffolk

Data Quality
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Quality in Suffolk

Data Quality
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Quality in Suffolk.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Quality in Suffolk

Data Quality
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

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 Suffolk region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Ipswich -9 2 - - 1
Data Quality
East of England

Data Quality
Top 17 Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Informatica
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Reference Data
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) Data Governance
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing

Data Quality
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) Data Governance
1 2 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Informatica