The table below looks at the statistics for Data Quality skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Quality over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Quality
Rank 73 72 58
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -14
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 13 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.88% 0.081% 0.37%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.62% 1.82% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 3
Average daily rate
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£450 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £378
% change year-on-year
- +12.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £10.40 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+212.42% -13.31%
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Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
103 55 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.01% 4.47% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 22 18
Average daily rate £400 £490 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.36% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £229 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £650 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Average hourly rate £18.50 £26.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.18% +76.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £21.00 £15.38
% change year-on-year
+2.61% +36.58%

Data Quality
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Quality across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Data Quality Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Data Quality
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Data Quality Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Data Quality also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Data Quality.

1 26 (60.47%) SQL
2 23 (53.49%) Banking
3 22 (51.16%) Finance
4 19 (44.19%) Data Analysis
5 15 (34.88%) Data Management
5 15 (34.88%) Informatica
6 13 (30.23%) PowerCenter
6 13 (30.23%) ETL
7 12 (27.91%) Migration
7 12 (27.91%) Data Cleansing
8 11 (25.58%) Oracle
9 9 (20.93%) Data Modelling
9 9 (20.93%) ERwin
9 9 (20.93%) Retail
10 8 (18.60%) Data Governance
11 7 (16.28%) Data Integration
11 7 (16.28%) CA
11 7 (16.28%) Business Analysis
11 7 (16.28%) Project Management
11 7 (16.28%) SAS
11 7 (16.28%) UNIX
11 7 (16.28%) MS Office
11 7 (16.28%) Oracle Database
12 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (13.95%) Customer Engagement
12 6 (13.95%) Master Data Management
13 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
14 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
14 4 (9.30%) MS Visio
14 4 (9.30%) MS Project

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Data Quality also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Data Quality. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (16.28%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (16.28%) MS Office
2 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.30%) MS Visio
2 4 (9.30%) MS Project
3 3 (6.98%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP MDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.23%) PowerCenter
2 7 (16.28%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.65%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 9 (20.93%) ERwin
General
1 23 (53.49%) Banking
2 22 (51.16%) Finance
3 9 (20.93%) Retail
4 1 (2.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (58.14%) Analyst
2 19 (44.19%) Data Analyst
3 9 (20.93%) Architect
4 8 (18.60%) Designer
5 7 (16.28%) ETL Architect
6 6 (13.95%) Business Analyst
7 5 (11.63%) Consultant
7 5 (11.63%) Lead Designer
7 5 (11.63%) Informatica Consultant
7 5 (11.63%) Quality Analyst
7 5 (11.63%) Data Quality Analyst
8 4 (9.30%) SAS Data Analyst
8 4 (9.30%) Informatica Developer
8 4 (9.30%) Developer
8 4 (9.30%) SAS Analyst
9 3 (6.98%) Solutions Designer
9 3 (6.98%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (6.98%) Data Quality Consultant
9 3 (6.98%) Data Consultant
10 2 (4.65%) Data Migration Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Data Integration
2 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (44.19%) Data Analysis
2 15 (34.88%) Data Management
3 13 (30.23%) ETL
4 12 (27.91%) Migration
4 12 (27.91%) Data Cleansing
5 9 (20.93%) Data Modelling
6 8 (18.60%) Data Governance
7 7 (16.28%) Business Analysis
7 7 (16.28%) Project Management
8 6 (13.95%) Customer Engagement
8 6 (13.95%) Master Data Management
9 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (9.30%) Data Migration
11 3 (6.98%) Data Mapping
11 3 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (6.98%) Root Cause Analysis
12 2 (4.65%) Data Architecture
13 1 (2.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 1 (2.33%) Process Improvement
13 1 (2.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 26 (60.47%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) SLA
Vendors
1 15 (34.88%) Informatica
2 11 (25.58%) Oracle
3 7 (16.28%) CA
4 3 (6.98%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.33%) SAP
5 1 (2.33%) GoldenSource
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