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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Quality
Rank 79 60 63
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +3
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 2 33 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.19% 1.95% 1.42%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.06% 18.54% 12.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 23 9
Median daily rate £475 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £13.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% -18.18%
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
97 178 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.23% 10.53% 11.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 89 84
Median daily rate £425 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £215 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Median hourly rate £25.00 £32.43 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.89% +105.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +50.00%

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 26 September 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 12 (66.67%) Finance
2 11 (61.11%) Migration
2 11 (61.11%) Teradata
2 11 (61.11%) Data Modelling
3 10 (55.56%) ETL
3 10 (55.56%) SQL
3 10 (55.56%) Informatica
3 10 (55.56%) Banking
3 10 (55.56%) Data Migration
4 9 (50.00%) PowerCenter
5 8 (44.44%) ERwin
5 8 (44.44%) Oracle
5 8 (44.44%) Unix
5 8 (44.44%) CA
5 8 (44.44%) Data Analysis
5 8 (44.44%) Oracle Database
5 8 (44.44%) ETL Development
6 5 (27.78%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (22.22%) Big Data
7 4 (22.22%) QA
8 3 (16.67%) Data Architecture
8 3 (16.67%) Data Mart
9 2 (11.11%) Statistics
9 2 (11.11%) JIRA
9 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (11.11%) Validation
9 2 (11.11%) PowerExchange
9 2 (11.11%) Mainframe
9 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
9 2 (11.11%) MS Excel

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 (11.11%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) PowerCenter
2 8 (44.44%) Oracle Database
3 5 (27.78%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (22.22%) Big Data
5 3 (16.67%) Data Mart
6 2 (11.11%) Data Lake
6 2 (11.11%) Hadoop
7 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (5.56%) GIS
7 1 (5.56%) QGIS
7 1 (5.56%) Spatial Data
7 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) ERwin
2 2 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 12 (66.67%) Finance
2 10 (55.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Consultant
2 8 (44.44%) Informatica Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Data Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Excel Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Project Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) QA Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) QA Automation Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Teradata Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Gherkin
2 1 (5.56%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.11%) Mainframe
1 2 (11.11%) Statistics
2 1 (5.56%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Data Modelling
1 11 (61.11%) Migration
2 10 (55.56%) Data Migration
2 10 (55.56%) ETL
3 8 (44.44%) Data Analysis
3 8 (44.44%) ETL Development
4 3 (16.67%) Data Architecture
5 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.11%) BDD
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.11%) User Stories
5 2 (11.11%) Validation
6 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.56%) Data Validation
6 1 (5.56%) Information Management
6 1 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) SDLC
6 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Teradata
2 10 (55.56%) Informatica
3 8 (44.44%) CA
3 8 (44.44%) Oracle
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft