The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Quality
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 79 87 96
Rank change year-on-year +8 +9  
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 16 23 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.19% 1.19% 0.77%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.27% 12.37% 5.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 8
Median daily rate £378 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.36% -2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £327 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £603 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £401
% change year-on-year +3.03% +2.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £21.00 -
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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 142 186 254
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 10.59% 9.62% 13.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 135 178
Median daily rate £375 £410 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.53% +26.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £259 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £550 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 8
Median hourly rate £18.75 £14.50 £11.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.27% +23.01%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £10.61 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £18.40 £15.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.90 £41.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -51.46% +41.37%  

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

Data Quality
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Quality in West Yorkshire

Data Quality
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Quality in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Quality in West Yorkshire

Data Quality
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Quality in West Yorkshire

Data Quality
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region 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
Leeds +2 10 £378 -5.50% 4
Halifax +2 2 £450 +5.88%
Bradford +1 1 £310 -4.61%
Data Quality
Yorkshire

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 16 (38.10%) Finance
2 13 (30.95%) SQL
3 12 (28.57%) SAS
3 12 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (26.19%) Data Management
5 9 (21.43%) Project Management
6 8 (19.05%) IBM
6 8 (19.05%) SAP
6 8 (19.05%) IBM InfoSphere
7 7 (16.67%) Unix
7 7 (16.67%) DB2
7 7 (16.67%) NHS
7 7 (16.67%) Data Modelling
8 6 (14.29%) Linux
8 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (14.29%) Data Governance
8 6 (14.29%) Information Governance
8 6 (14.29%) Degree
8 6 (14.29%) Credit Risk
9 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
9 5 (11.90%) Statistics
9 5 (11.90%) Operations Research
9 5 (11.90%) Knowledge Management
9 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 5 (11.90%) Economics
9 5 (11.90%) Change Management
9 5 (11.90%) ETL
10 4 (9.52%) Solaris
10 4 (9.52%) Management Information System

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 12 (28.57%) SAS
2 2 (4.76%) Apache
2 2 (4.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Stata
2 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) IBM InfoSphere
2 7 (16.67%) DB2
3 3 (7.14%) Big Data
3 3 (7.14%) Data Mining
3 3 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (7.14%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (2.38%) Data Mart
5 1 (2.38%) DataStage
5 1 (2.38%) OLAP
5 1 (2.38%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.38%) Redis
5 1 (2.38%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) JMeter
General
1 16 (38.10%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Billing
3 2 (4.76%) Marketing
4 1 (2.38%) Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Consultant
1 11 (26.19%) Data Consultant
2 8 (19.05%) Analyst
3 6 (14.29%) Data Quality Consultant
4 5 (11.90%) Data Quality Specialist
5 4 (9.52%) Data Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) Data Governance Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) Data Quality Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Governance Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Quality Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) SAP Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) SAP Data Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) SAP Technical Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) Unix Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Data Migration Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) XML
2 1 (2.38%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (16.67%) NHS
3 6 (14.29%) Credit Risk
4 4 (9.52%) Data Structures
4 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.76%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) Unix
2 6 (14.29%) Linux
3 4 (9.52%) Solaris
4 2 (4.76%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (26.19%) Data Management
3 9 (21.43%) Project Management
4 7 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (14.29%) Data Governance
5 6 (14.29%) Information Governance
6 5 (11.90%) Change Management
6 5 (11.90%) Economics
6 5 (11.90%) ETL
6 5 (11.90%) Knowledge Management
6 5 (11.90%) Operations Research
6 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 5 (11.90%) Statistics
7 4 (9.52%) Mathematics
7 4 (9.52%) Quality Management
8 3 (7.14%) Business Analysis
8 3 (7.14%) Data Analysis
8 3 (7.14%) Data Cleansing
8 3 (7.14%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.95%) SQL
2 3 (7.14%) T-SQL
2 3 (7.14%) VBA
3 2 (4.76%) Java
4 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) Degree
2 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) GDPR
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (19.05%) IBM
1 8 (19.05%) SAP
2 4 (9.52%) Red Hat
2 4 (9.52%) SolarWinds
3 2 (4.76%) Cerner
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.38%) Splunk