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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Quality
Rank 81 74 86
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 16 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.19% 0.85% 0.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.20% 8.96% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 1
Median daily rate £500 £363 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -11.58%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.09 £22.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-28.48% +50.00%
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
174 134 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.89% 9.50% 9.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 64 81
Median daily rate £413 £369 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.86% -4.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £170 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £433 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Median hourly rate - £30.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +32.60%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.03 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+27.12% +4.88%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Quality across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

Data Quality Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 June 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 23 (58.97%) Finance
2 20 (51.28%) ETL
3 19 (48.72%) Data Modelling
4 17 (43.59%) Oracle
4 17 (43.59%) Oracle Database
5 15 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (38.46%) Migration
5 15 (38.46%) Banking
6 14 (35.90%) Data Migration
7 13 (33.33%) Informatica
7 13 (33.33%) SQL
8 12 (30.77%) SQL Server
8 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
8 12 (30.77%) Teradata
9 11 (28.21%) Data Analysis
10 10 (25.64%) CA
10 10 (25.64%) Unix
10 10 (25.64%) PowerCenter
10 10 (25.64%) ERwin
10 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Azure
10 10 (25.64%) ETL Development
11 9 (23.08%) SQL Server 2014
11 9 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (23.08%) MS Excel
11 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 9 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (17.95%) Oracle Database 11g
13 6 (15.38%) Data Architecture
13 6 (15.38%) HDInsight

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 (5.13%) PowerExchange
2 1 (2.56%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (23.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (43.59%) Oracle Database
2 15 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (30.77%) SQL Server
4 10 (25.64%) PowerCenter
5 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 9 (23.08%) SQL Server 2014
5 9 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (17.95%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (15.38%) HDInsight
8 5 (12.82%) Data Mart
9 4 (10.26%) Big Data
10 3 (7.69%) OLTP
11 2 (5.13%) Hadoop
11 2 (5.13%) Star Schema
12 1 (2.56%) Data Mining
12 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (25.64%) ERwin
2 1 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.56%) JIRA
General
1 23 (58.97%) Finance
2 15 (38.46%) Banking
3 4 (10.26%) Retail
3 4 (10.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Architect
2 9 (23.08%) Analyst
3 8 (20.51%) Consultant
3 8 (20.51%) Technical Architect
4 7 (17.95%) Data Architect
4 7 (17.95%) Informatica Consultant
5 6 (15.38%) SQL Server Architect
6 5 (12.82%) Data Analyst
7 4 (10.26%) Developer
8 3 (7.69%) Data Modeller
9 2 (5.13%) Business Analyst
9 2 (5.13%) Data Business Analyst
9 2 (5.13%) Financial Analyst
9 2 (5.13%) Informatica Developer
9 2 (5.13%) Lead Architect
9 2 (5.13%) Project Analyst
9 2 (5.13%) SQL Developer
9 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Developer
9 2 (5.13%) Technical Leader
9 2 (5.13%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.13%) Statistics
4 1 (2.56%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) ETL
2 19 (48.72%) Data Modelling
3 15 (38.46%) Migration
4 14 (35.90%) Data Migration
5 11 (28.21%) Data Analysis
6 10 (25.64%) ETL Development
7 7 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (15.38%) Data Architecture
9 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (12.82%) Analytics
10 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (5.13%) Data Analytics
10 2 (5.13%) Data Management
10 2 (5.13%) Mentoring
10 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
11 1 (2.56%) BDD
11 1 (2.56%) Data Lineage
11 1 (2.56%) Logical Data Model
11 1 (2.56%) Master Data Management
11 1 (2.56%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 13 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
2 1 (2.56%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Ansible
Vendors
1 17 (43.59%) Oracle
2 13 (33.33%) Informatica
3 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 12 (30.77%) Teradata
4 10 (25.64%) CA