Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Data Quality Analyst was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Analyst
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 832 839 806
Rank change year-on-year +7 -33 +37
Contract jobs requiring a Data Quality Analyst 46 55 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.045% 0.052% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.055% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 38 72
UK median daily rate £438 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -11.76% +9.68%
10th Percentile £335 £215 £314
90th Percentile £638 £531 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £363 £438
% change year-on-year +20.69% -17.14% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £99.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -77.27% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £99.00 -
% change year-on-year -77.27% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97472 100409 109082
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.75% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 64264 65451 69386
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2912 3320 4146
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.26 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.77 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.54% - +8.29%

Data Quality Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Data Quality Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Data Quality Analyst in the UK

Data Quality Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Quality Analyst in the UK

Data Quality Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Quality Analyst over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Quality Analyst in the UK

Data Quality Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Quality Analyst in the UK

Data Quality Analyst
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Quality Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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
England +9 45 £438 +16.67% 3
UK excluding London +24 27 £438 +20.69% 3
London -7 18 £475 +26.67%
Midlands +20 9 £435 +16.00% 1
West Midlands +17 9 £435 +24.29%
South East +7 8 £475 -
South West +9 7 £438 +9.38% 2
East of England -22 2 - -
North of England +56 1 - -
Yorkshire +26 1 - -

Data Quality Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Data Quality Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Data Quality Analyst in the job title.

1 46 (100.00%) Data Quality
2 14 (30.43%) SQL
2 14 (30.43%) Data Governance
3 13 (28.26%) Data Management
3 13 (28.26%) Data Analysis
4 12 (26.09%) DataFlux
5 11 (23.91%) Trillium
5 11 (23.91%) Finance
6 9 (19.57%) Banking
7 8 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (15.22%) Informatica
8 7 (15.22%) GAP Analysis
8 7 (15.22%) SAP
9 6 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (13.04%) Migration
9 6 (13.04%) Quality Management
9 6 (13.04%) Investment Banking
9 6 (13.04%) Use Case
9 6 (13.04%) Data Migration
10 5 (10.87%) Hadoop
10 5 (10.87%) Validation
10 5 (10.87%) Change Management
10 5 (10.87%) IBM
10 5 (10.87%) SAS
11 4 (8.70%) Data Modelling
11 4 (8.70%) Apache Hive
11 4 (8.70%) GDPR
11 4 (8.70%) Analytics
11 4 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (8.70%) Relational Database

Data Quality Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (10.87%) SAS
2 2 (4.35%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) SAP CRM
2 1 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.17%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.17%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) Hadoop
2 4 (8.70%) Apache Hive
2 4 (8.70%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.35%) Big Data
3 2 (4.35%) QlikView
3 2 (4.35%) Sqoop
4 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.35%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (2.17%) JIRA
General
1 11 (23.91%) Finance
2 9 (19.57%) Banking
3 6 (13.04%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Electronics
4 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.17%) Marketing
4 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.35%) FMCG
3 1 (2.17%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.17%) Market Risk
3 1 (2.17%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) Data Governance
2 13 (28.26%) Data Analysis
2 13 (28.26%) Data Management
3 7 (15.22%) GAP Analysis
4 6 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (13.04%) Data Migration
4 6 (13.04%) Migration
4 6 (13.04%) Quality Management
4 6 (13.04%) Use Case
5 5 (10.87%) Change Management
5 5 (10.87%) Validation
6 4 (8.70%) Analytics
6 4 (8.70%) Data Modelling
6 4 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (6.52%) CRM
7 3 (6.52%) Data Integration
7 3 (6.52%) Data Visualisation
7 3 (6.52%) Programme Management
7 3 (6.52%) Visualisation
8 2 (4.35%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 14 (30.43%) SQL
2 2 (4.35%) Python
3 1 (2.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) ISEB
1 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (100.00%) Data Quality
2 4 (8.70%) GDPR
3 1 (2.17%) IFRS
3 1 (2.17%) IFRS 9
3 1 (2.17%) MiFID
3 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Ambari
Vendors
1 12 (26.09%) DataFlux
2 11 (23.91%) Trillium
3 7 (15.22%) Informatica
3 7 (15.22%) SAP
4 5 (10.87%) IBM
5 3 (6.52%) Datanomic
6 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.35%) Talend
7 1 (2.17%) Ariba
7 1 (2.17%) Progress
7 1 (2.17%) Teradata