The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Quality
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 77 63 46
Rank change year-on-year -14 -17  
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.17% 0.43% 0.23%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.69% 4.62% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £450 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £409 £400
% change year-on-year +3.36% +2.12%  
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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 59 65 47
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 10.24% 9.31% 10.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 42 40
Median daily rate £321 £375 £324
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.33% +15.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £253 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £505 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £382
% change year-on-year - +4.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £13.65 - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.45 £41.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -52.56% +57.69%  

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 Tyne and Wear

Data Quality
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Quality in Tyne and Wear

Data Quality
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Quality in Tyne and Wear

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 23 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (40.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
3 2 (40.00%) Data Structures
3 2 (40.00%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) SAS
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (40.00%) Validation
3 2 (40.00%) Retail
3 2 (40.00%) Data Management
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Data Mapping
4 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (20.00%) Tableau
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) Data Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Master Data Management
4 1 (20.00%) Customer Segmentation
4 1 (20.00%) Information Management
4 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
4 1 (20.00%) ETL

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 2 (40.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) AML Business Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) SAS Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Fraud Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Fraud Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Monitoring Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) SAS Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) SAS Data Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Tableau Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
2 2 (40.00%) Data Management
2 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Customer Segmentation
3 1 (20.00%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Data Augmentation
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (20.00%) Knowledge Discovery
3 1 (20.00%) Master Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) Prototyping
3 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Python
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Tableau