The median contractor rate for a Data Quality Analyst was £408 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Quality Analyst
UK
Rank 593 601 567
Rank change year-on-year +8 -34  
Contract jobs requiring a Data Quality Analyst 16 40 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.036% 0.075% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.079% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 28 37
Median daily rate £408 £360 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.19% +10.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £187 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £490 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £345 £350
% change year-on-year +30.43% -1.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £16.50 - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 - £18.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 42399 50658 50465
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.80% 95.19% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27502 32772 30486
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1497 1585 2011
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.44 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Data Quality Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Data Quality Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Quality Analyst.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Quality Analyst in the UK

Data Quality Analyst
Top 15 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 3 months to 26 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
England +18 16 £408 +7.23% 8
London +24 10 £408 -11.89% 6
North West +30 3 £155 -34.84%
Cumbria - 3 £155 -
South East +21 2 £500 +25.00% 2
Docklands, London - 2 £375 -
Carlisle - 2 £140 -
City of London 0 1 £600 +26.31% 4
South West - 1 £550 -
Swindon - 1 £550 -
Hammersmith - 1 £408 -
Surrey - 1 £500 -
Home Counties - 1 £400 -
West Sussex - 1 £500 -
Wiltshire - 1 £550 -

Data Quality Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 51 (100.00%) Data Quality
2 24 (47.06%) SQL
3 20 (39.22%) Data Analysis
4 17 (33.33%) Finance
5 16 (31.37%) Data Management
6 10 (19.61%) Solvency II
6 10 (19.61%) Master Data Management
7 8 (15.69%) Sybase
7 8 (15.69%) MS Excel
7 8 (15.69%) Data Modelling
8 7 (13.73%) IBM
9 6 (11.76%) Informatica
9 6 (11.76%) Banking
9 6 (11.76%) IBM InfoSphere
9 6 (11.76%) Data Governance
10 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
10 5 (9.80%) SAS
10 5 (9.80%) Oracle
11 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
11 4 (7.84%) Trillium
11 4 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (7.84%) NHS
11 4 (7.84%) ETL
11 4 (7.84%) Quality Management
11 4 (7.84%) Migration
11 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (7.84%) Information Governance
11 4 (7.84%) Root Cause Analysis

Data Quality Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 (9.80%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (15.69%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.88%) MS Office
3 2 (3.92%) MS Project
4 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (1.96%) Lorenzo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.76%) IBM InfoSphere
2 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (7.84%) QlikView
3 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.88%) Data Mining
4 3 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (5.88%) DB2
5 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.96%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.96%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.96%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 17 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (11.76%) Banking
3 2 (3.92%) Billing
4 1 (1.96%) Advertising
4 1 (1.96%) Finnish Language
4 1 (1.96%) Retail
4 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) SAP CO-PA
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (7.84%) NHS
2 2 (3.92%) Credit Risk
2 2 (3.92%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.92%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (39.22%) Data Analysis
2 16 (31.37%) Data Management
3 10 (19.61%) Master Data Management
4 8 (15.69%) Data Modelling
5 6 (11.76%) Data Governance
6 4 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (7.84%) ETL
6 4 (7.84%) Information Governance
6 4 (7.84%) Migration
6 4 (7.84%) Quality Management
6 4 (7.84%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (5.88%) Business Analysis
7 3 (5.88%) Data Mapping
7 3 (5.88%) Data Validation
7 3 (5.88%) Information Management
7 3 (5.88%) Mathematics
7 3 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (5.88%) Scorecard
7 3 (5.88%) Six Sigma
7 3 (5.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 24 (47.06%) SQL
2 1 (1.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (100.00%) Data Quality
2 10 (19.61%) Solvency II
3 2 (3.92%) QA
4 1 (1.96%) IFRS
4 1 (1.96%) IFRS 9
Vendors
1 8 (15.69%) Sybase
2 7 (13.73%) IBM
3 6 (11.76%) Informatica
4 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
4 5 (9.80%) Oracle
5 4 (7.84%) Talend
5 4 (7.84%) Trillium
6 3 (5.88%) DataFlux
6 3 (5.88%) SAP
7 1 (1.96%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.96%) Civica
7 1 (1.96%) Cognos
7 1 (1.96%) Tableau
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South East England
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
South East England
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Graham Matthews
Rate: From £225 to £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago