Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 6 months to 19 November 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 94 109
Rank change year-on-year +14 +15 -18
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 10 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.85% 0.78% 0.66%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.29% 7.10% 5.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 7
Wales median daily rate £433 £500 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.50% +53.85% -17.46%
10th Percentile £420 £270 £217
90th Percentile £463 £670 £372
UK median daily rate £456 £450 £446
% change year-on-year +1.39% +0.82% +6.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £13.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +65.38% -33.33% +9.86%

Data Quality is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 189 155 199
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 16.03% 11.04% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 120 145
Wales median daily rate £385 £425 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.41% +10.39% +2.67%
10th Percentile £175 £261 £247
90th Percentile £550 £613 £529
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +2.94% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 9
Wales median hourly rate £35.00 £70.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +536.36% -35.29%
10th Percentile £15.09 £70.00 £9.40
90th Percentile £52.48 £70.00 £35.00
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £22.84 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.42% +1.49% +18.42%

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Quality in Wales

Data Quality
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Quality in Wales

Data Quality
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Quality in Wales

Data Quality
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Quality within the Wales region over the 6 months to 19 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
South Wales +11 10 £433 -13.50%
Data Quality
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Wales region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (40.00%) Finance
4 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (40.00%) Data Extraction
4 4 (40.00%) Data Analytics
4 4 (40.00%) Analytics
5 3 (30.00%) ETL
6 2 (20.00%) XML
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (20.00%) Change Data Capture
6 2 (20.00%) Data Integration
6 2 (20.00%) Data Architecture
7 1 (10.00%) iSeries
7 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
7 1 (10.00%) High Availability
7 1 (10.00%) Big Data
7 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (10.00%) GDPR
7 1 (10.00%) Business Process Modelling
7 1 (10.00%) Data Strategy
7 1 (10.00%) Teradata
7 1 (10.00%) Reference Data
7 1 (10.00%) Degree

Data Quality
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 1 (10.00%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (10.00%) Big Data
3 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Data Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Graduate
1 4 (40.00%) Graduate Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Graduate Data Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Data Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Data Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) ETL Developer
2 2 (20.00%) SSIS Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Data Quality Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Data Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Informatica Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) iSeries
1 1 (10.00%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) Analytics
1 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Data Analytics
1 4 (40.00%) Data Extraction
2 3 (30.00%) ETL
3 2 (20.00%) Change Data Capture
3 2 (20.00%) Data Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Business Process Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) Data Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) High Availability
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) GDPR
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Informatica
3 1 (10.00%) Teradata