Period
to 17 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 17 January 2021 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 76 124 144
Rank change year-on-year +48 +20 -19
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 29 33 57
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.13% 1.04% 1.18%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 19.21% 10.44% 12.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 35
Median daily rate £500 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -16.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £84 £263 £260
90th Percentile £520 £580 £758
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 11
Median hourly rate £23.43 £23.35 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.34% +15.34% -5.84%
10th Percentile £17.51 £17.83 £14.38
90th Percentile £26.77 £26.78 £23.75
England median hourly rate £23.43 £24.10 £20.25
% change year-on-year -2.79% +19.04% -5.84%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 151 316 471
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 11.09% 9.92% 9.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 195 302
Median daily rate £417 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.13% - -
10th Percentile £156 £200 £214
90th Percentile £538 £600 £550
England median daily rate £474 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.28% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 29 45
Median hourly rate £23.43 £20.11 £16.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.50% +18.82% -15.38%
10th Percentile £12.09 £10.25 £9.31
90th Percentile £30.85 £26.95 £42.55
Median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing Data Quality as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Data Quality in Yorkshire

Data Quality
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Data Quality in Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for Data Quality in Yorkshire

Data Quality
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Data Quality in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 17 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Data Quality in Yorkshire

Data Quality
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Data Quality in Yorkshire.

Hourly rate trend for Data Quality in Yorkshire

Data Quality
Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Data Quality in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 17 January 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Data Quality in Yorkshire

Data Quality
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 17 January 2021. 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
West Yorkshire +30 18 £438 +16.67% 6
South Yorkshire +35 9 £500 +14.94% 2
North Yorkshire +10 2 £450 +104.73% 1
Data Quality
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Data Quality also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 15 (51.72%) Python
2 14 (48.28%) SQL
3 13 (44.83%) Requirements Gathering
4 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (37.93%) Data Management
5 10 (34.48%) Finance
5 10 (34.48%) Data Modelling
6 9 (31.03%) SAS
6 9 (31.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (27.59%) Business Analysis
7 8 (27.59%) Data Architecture
7 8 (27.59%) Master Data Management
8 7 (24.14%) R
8 7 (24.14%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 7 (24.14%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 6 (20.69%) Task Automation
9 6 (20.69%) Zscaler
9 6 (20.69%) Change Management
9 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
9 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
9 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (20.69%) React
9 6 (20.69%) Data Centre
9 6 (20.69%) Dashboard Development
9 6 (20.69%) Use Case
9 6 (20.69%) Customer Engagement
9 6 (20.69%) Puppet
9 6 (20.69%) Splunk
10 5 (17.24%) Degree
10 5 (17.24%) NHS

Data Quality
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 9 (31.03%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (6.90%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Power Platform
2 2 (6.90%) Azure
2 2 (6.90%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (24.14%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
4 4 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (13.79%) Power BI
4 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
4 4 (13.79%) Tableau
5 3 (10.34%) MS Access
5 3 (10.34%) Qlik Sense
5 3 (10.34%) QlikView
6 2 (6.90%) Data Mining
6 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (3.45%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
7 1 (3.45%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
7 1 (3.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (3.45%) Spark SQL
7 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (3.45%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.45%) RStudio
General
1 10 (34.48%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Public Sector
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Billing
3 1 (3.45%) Housing Association
3 1 (3.45%) Law
3 1 (3.45%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Developer
2 7 (24.14%) Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) Data Manager
4 4 (13.79%) Splunk Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Data Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Database Developer
5 3 (10.34%) SQL Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Access Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Data Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Information Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) IT Trainer
6 2 (6.90%) Splunk Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) SQL Database Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Trainer
7 1 (3.45%) Data Business Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Excel Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) React
2 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (20.69%) Data Centre
2 5 (17.24%) NHS
3 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.45%) Reference Data
3 1 (3.45%) User Experience
3 1 (3.45%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Requirements Gathering
2 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (37.93%) Data Management
3 10 (34.48%) Data Modelling
4 8 (27.59%) Business Analysis
4 8 (27.59%) Data Architecture
4 8 (27.59%) Master Data Management
5 7 (24.14%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 6 (20.69%) Change Management
6 6 (20.69%) Customer Engagement
6 6 (20.69%) Dashboard Development
6 6 (20.69%) Task Automation
6 6 (20.69%) Use Case
7 5 (17.24%) Customer Requirements
8 4 (13.79%) Collaborative Working
8 4 (13.79%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (10.34%) Data Governance
9 3 (10.34%) Statistics
9 3 (10.34%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) Python
2 14 (48.28%) SQL
3 7 (24.14%) R
4 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.34%) VB
6 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL
6 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.45%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Degree
2 4 (13.79%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) DBS Check
3 1 (3.45%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) GDPR
1 1 (3.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Splunk
1 6 (20.69%) Zscaler
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.90%) Databricks
3 2 (6.90%) SAP
4 1 (3.45%) IBM
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle