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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Quality over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Quality
Rank 77 72 78
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 13 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.03% 1.13% 0.70%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.39% 11.11% 6.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 4
Median daily rate £500 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +3.70%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £417 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +11.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £21.64 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-37.61% +31.15%
Data Quality
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
155 162 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.22% 10.21% 11.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 73 89
Median daily rate £419 £388 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.06% -2.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £235 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £30.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +45.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +11.35%

Data Quality
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Data Quality as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Data Quality Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 22 (62.86%) Finance
2 20 (57.14%) ETL
3 19 (54.29%) Data Modelling
4 16 (45.71%) Migration
5 15 (42.86%) Banking
5 15 (42.86%) Oracle
5 15 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (42.86%) Data Migration
5 15 (42.86%) Oracle Database
6 14 (40.00%) SQL
7 13 (37.14%) Informatica
8 12 (34.29%) Teradata
9 11 (31.43%) Data Analysis
10 10 (28.57%) PowerCenter
10 10 (28.57%) ERwin
10 10 (28.57%) Unix
10 10 (28.57%) CA
10 10 (28.57%) ETL Development
11 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
11 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
12 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
12 6 (17.14%) Data Architecture
12 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
13 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
13 5 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
13 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 5 (14.29%) Data Mart
13 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 2 (5.71%) PowerExchange
2 1 (2.86%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
1 15 (42.86%) Oracle Database
2 10 (28.57%) PowerCenter
3 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
4 5 (14.29%) Data Mart
4 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 5 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (11.43%) Big Data
5 4 (11.43%) HDInsight
6 3 (8.57%) OLTP
7 2 (5.71%) Data Lake
7 2 (5.71%) Hadoop
7 2 (5.71%) Star Schema
8 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.86%) QGIS
8 1 (2.86%) Spatial Data
8 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (28.57%) ERwin
2 2 (5.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (5.71%) Cucumber
2 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.71%) JIRA
General
1 22 (62.86%) Finance
2 15 (42.86%) Banking
3 4 (11.43%) Retail
3 4 (11.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Architect
2 8 (22.86%) Analyst
2 8 (22.86%) Consultant
3 7 (20.00%) Data Architect
3 7 (20.00%) Informatica Consultant
4 6 (17.14%) Technical Architect
5 4 (11.43%) Data Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Data Modeller
6 3 (8.57%) Tester
7 2 (5.71%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Data Business Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Excel Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Informatica Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Project Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) QA Tester
8 1 (2.86%) Finance Business Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL Programmer
8 1 (2.86%) Teradata Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) Gherkin
2 1 (2.86%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.71%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.71%) Statistics
4 1 (2.86%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 10 (28.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (57.14%) ETL
2 19 (54.29%) Data Modelling
3 16 (45.71%) Migration
4 15 (42.86%) Data Migration
5 11 (31.43%) Data Analysis
6 10 (28.57%) ETL Development
7 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (17.14%) Data Architecture
8 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (8.57%) Analytics
10 2 (5.71%) BDD
10 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (5.71%) Data Management
10 2 (5.71%) User Stories
10 2 (5.71%) Validation
11 1 (2.86%) Business Analysis
11 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Architecture
11 1 (2.86%) Project Management
11 1 (2.86%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
2 1 (2.86%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Ansible
Vendors
1 15 (42.86%) Oracle
2 13 (37.14%) Informatica
3 12 (34.29%) Teradata
4 10 (28.57%) CA
5 8 (22.86%) Microsoft