The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 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
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 40 34
Rank change year-on-year -2 -6  
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 1 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.29% 0.86% 1.37%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.70% 7.69% 8.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 5
Median daily rate £475 £450 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £615 £656
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 Swindon with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 37 39 57
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 10.91% 11.24% 15.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 42 94
Median daily rate £323 £380 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.01% -24.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £314 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £694
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £21.55
% change year-on-year -10.71% +29.93%  

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Quality in Swindon

Data Quality
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Quality in Swindon

Data Quality
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Quality in Swindon

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

1 8 (72.73%) SQL
1 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 6 (54.55%) Validation
2 6 (54.55%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (45.45%) SAS
4 4 (36.36%) Banking
4 4 (36.36%) Base SAS
4 4 (36.36%) Data Validation
4 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
4 4 (36.36%) Data Integration
4 4 (36.36%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 3 (27.27%) Data Governance
5 3 (27.27%) Data Management
5 3 (27.27%) Data Analysis
5 3 (27.27%) Quality Management
6 2 (18.18%) Migration
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (18.18%) Informatica
6 2 (18.18%) VBA
6 2 (18.18%) SAP
6 2 (18.18%) ETL
6 2 (18.18%) Scorecard
7 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
7 1 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (9.09%) Smart Meter
7 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds
7 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
7 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (9.09%) Kimball Methodology
7 1 (9.09%) Metadata Management

Data Quality
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 (45.45%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Base SAS
1 4 (36.36%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (9.09%) Power BI
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) SAS Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Consultant
3 3 (27.27%) Data Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Data Governance Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) Governance Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) SAP Data Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Asset Management Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Data Quality Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) ETL Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Management Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Quality Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Software Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
1 1 (9.09%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Solaris
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Stakeholder Management
1 6 (54.55%) Validation
2 4 (36.36%) Data Integration
2 4 (36.36%) Data Validation
3 3 (27.27%) Data Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) Data Governance
3 3 (27.27%) Data Management
3 3 (27.27%) Quality Management
4 2 (18.18%) ETL
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) Scorecard
5 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (9.09%) Metadata Management
5 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) Software Asset Management
5 1 (9.09%) SWOT Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) VBA
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Informatica
1 2 (18.18%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
2 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow
2 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds