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 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
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 42 34
Rank change year-on-year +8 -8  
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 10 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 2.92% 0.92% 2.30%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 18.18% 6.98% 11.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 9
Median daily rate £430 £450 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.44% -12.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £450 £436
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £450 £570
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 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 55 43 77
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 16.08% 13.23% 19.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 35 54
Median daily rate £428 £438 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.28% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +150.00%  
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 Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon 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 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 Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Quality in Swindon over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 11 (73.33%) SQL
2 9 (60.00%) Finance
3 7 (46.67%) Validation
4 6 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (40.00%) SAS
4 6 (40.00%) Base SAS
5 5 (33.33%) Banking
5 5 (33.33%) Data Validation
5 5 (33.33%) Data Integration
5 5 (33.33%) Migration
5 5 (33.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 4 (26.67%) Mobile App
6 4 (26.67%) SAP
6 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
6 4 (26.67%) Smart Meter
7 3 (20.00%) Billing
7 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
7 3 (20.00%) Workflow
7 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (20.00%) CRM
8 2 (13.33%) Quality Management
8 2 (13.33%) MS Project
8 2 (13.33%) VBA
8 2 (13.33%) Informatica
8 2 (13.33%) Data Management
8 2 (13.33%) Data Governance
8 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
8 2 (13.33%) Scorecard
9 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow
9 1 (6.67%) Software Asset 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 6 (40.00%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) MS Project
3 1 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP IS-U
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) Base SAS
2 5 (33.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (6.67%) Power BI
3 1 (6.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Banking
3 3 (20.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) SAS Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Data Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Data Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Data Governance Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Data Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Data Quality Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Governance Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Quality Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) SAP Data Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Asset Management Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Data Migration Manager
5 1 (6.67%) ETL Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Migration Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Programme Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Software Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Mobile App
1 4 (26.67%) Smart Meter
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Solaris
1 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Validation
2 6 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (33.33%) Data Integration
3 5 (33.33%) Data Validation
3 5 (33.33%) Migration
4 3 (20.00%) CRM
4 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) Workflow
5 2 (13.33%) Data Governance
5 2 (13.33%) Data Management
5 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
5 2 (13.33%) Quality Management
5 2 (13.33%) Scorecard
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.67%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (6.67%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (6.67%) Process Improvement
6 1 (6.67%) Project Governance
6 1 (6.67%) Software Asset Management
6 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) VBA
3 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) SAP
2 2 (13.33%) Informatica
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow
3 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds