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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Quality
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 66 78 49
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -29
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 5 14 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.61% 1.00% 2.57%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.62% 10.77% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 25
Median daily rate - £340 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-5.12% -7.14%

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
89 130 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.93% 9.33% 11.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 43 86
Median daily rate £401 £375 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.00% +4.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £273 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £42.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-45.83% +75.00%

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 21 January 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 4 (66.67%) SQL
1 4 (66.67%) Migration
1 4 (66.67%) QA
2 3 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (50.00%) Data Validation
2 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (50.00%) BDD
2 3 (50.00%) GIS
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Testing
2 3 (50.00%) PostGIS
2 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (50.00%) User Stories
2 3 (50.00%) Ansible
2 3 (50.00%) QGIS
2 3 (50.00%) Spatial Data
2 3 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 3 (50.00%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) Big Data
3 1 (16.67%) Remediation Plan
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Teradata

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 1 (16.67%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) GIS
1 3 (50.00%) QGIS
1 3 (50.00%) Spatial Data
2 1 (16.67%) Big Data
2 1 (16.67%) Data Mining
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Automation Tester
1 3 (50.00%) QA Automation Tester
1 3 (50.00%) QA Tester
1 3 (50.00%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Informatica Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Salesforce Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Salesforce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Gherkin
1 3 (50.00%) PostGIS
2 1 (16.67%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Informatics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Testing
2 3 (50.00%) BDD
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (50.00%) Data Validation
2 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (50.00%) User Stories
2 3 (50.00%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (16.67%) Data Governance
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Remediation Plan
3 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Apex Code
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Informatica
1 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (16.67%) Teradata