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 23 June 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
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 98 89
Rank change year-on-year +34 -9  
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 38 26 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.65% 1.26% 1.56%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 21.84% 11.61% 12.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 25
Median daily rate £513 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £375 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £473 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.70% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £16.09 £23.75
% change year-on-year +10.31% -32.25%  

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 174 224 266
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 12.14% 10.88% 12.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 143 214
Median daily rate £403 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.62% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £217 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £565 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 7
Median hourly rate £11.18 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.46% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.81 £10.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £62.20 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.25 £24.75
% change year-on-year -11.50% +14.14%  

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 23 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 23 June 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 +27 34 £532 +33.02% 6
Bradford +4 1 £210 - 1
Halifax +4 1 £450 -
Pudsey - 1 £500 -
Data Quality
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 22 (40.74%) Data Modelling
1 22 (40.74%) Data Integration
2 18 (33.33%) Finance
3 16 (29.63%) Data Management
3 16 (29.63%) SQL
3 16 (29.63%) Degree
4 15 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (24.07%) TOGAF
6 12 (22.22%) NHS
6 12 (22.22%) Mathematics
6 12 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 11 (20.37%) SAS
8 9 (16.67%) ETL
8 9 (16.67%) Project Management
8 9 (16.67%) Data Governance
8 9 (16.67%) Pentaho
8 9 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
9 8 (14.81%) Statistics
9 8 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (14.81%) Data Cleansing
9 8 (14.81%) Analytics
9 8 (14.81%) Relational Database
9 8 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (14.81%) IBM
9 8 (14.81%) Python
9 8 (14.81%) Flask
10 7 (12.96%) Ansible
10 7 (12.96%) SAP
10 7 (12.96%) Informatica
10 7 (12.96%) Data Mining

Data Quality
Co-occurring 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 11 (20.37%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Stata
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.67%) Pentaho
2 8 (14.81%) Relational Database
3 7 (12.96%) Data Mining
3 7 (12.96%) MongoDB
3 7 (12.96%) Riak
4 6 (11.11%) NoSQL
4 6 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 5 (9.26%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (7.41%) DataStage
6 4 (7.41%) DB2
6 4 (7.41%) IBM InfoSphere
6 4 (7.41%) SAP Data Services
7 3 (5.56%) Big Data
7 3 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (5.56%) DTS
7 3 (5.56%) MS Access
8 2 (3.70%) RDBMS
8 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (3.70%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (5.56%) Toad
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Billing
Job Titles
1 19 (35.19%) Architect
2 11 (20.37%) Technical Architect
3 8 (14.81%) Analyst
4 7 (12.96%) Consultant
4 7 (12.96%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (11.11%) Data Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Data Architect
6 4 (7.41%) DataStage Consultant
6 4 (7.41%) Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Data Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) Data Manager
7 3 (5.56%) Data Quality Specialist
7 3 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Pentaho Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Unix Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Unix Linux Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Data Governance Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Data Migration Lead
8 2 (3.70%) IT Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.81%) Flask
2 4 (7.41%) XML
3 2 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.22%) NHS
2 6 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.11%) Reference Data
3 4 (7.41%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.70%) Credit Risk
4 2 (3.70%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.41%) Linux
1 4 (7.41%) Solaris
1 4 (7.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.74%) Data Integration
1 22 (40.74%) Data Modelling
2 16 (29.63%) Data Management
3 15 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (24.07%) TOGAF
5 12 (22.22%) Mathematics
5 12 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 9 (16.67%) Data Governance
6 9 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 9 (16.67%) ETL
6 9 (16.67%) Project Management
7 8 (14.81%) Analytics
7 8 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (14.81%) Data Cleansing
7 8 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (14.81%) Statistics
8 7 (12.96%) Change Management
8 7 (12.96%) Data Architecture
9 5 (9.26%) Economics
9 5 (9.26%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 16 (29.63%) SQL
2 8 (14.81%) Python
3 6 (11.11%) VBA
4 4 (7.41%) Shell Script
5 3 (5.56%) VB
6 2 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (29.63%) Degree
2 7 (12.96%) Security Cleared
3 6 (11.11%) Master's Degree
4 3 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) GDPR
1 2 (3.70%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 7 (12.96%) Ansible
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 8 (14.81%) IBM
2 7 (12.96%) Informatica
2 7 (12.96%) SAP
3 6 (11.11%) Oracle
3 6 (11.11%) Talend
4 4 (7.41%) Red Hat
4 4 (7.41%) SolarWinds
5 3 (5.56%) DataFlux
5 3 (5.56%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.70%) Cerner
7 1 (1.85%) Cisco
7 1 (1.85%) Trillium