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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Quality
Rank 55 - 56
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 26 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.88% - 0.15%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 26.26% - 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 1
Average daily rate
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£400 - £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £425 £380
% change year-on-year
-5.76% +11.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +62.50%
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
99 78 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.17% 6.29% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 36 13
Average daily rate £400 £328 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.13% -3.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £219 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £368 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +11.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £47.50 - £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -20.00%

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
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 2 March 2015.

Data Quality Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 28 (62.22%) Banking
2 27 (60.00%) SQL
3 23 (51.11%) Finance
4 18 (40.00%) Data Management
4 18 (40.00%) Data Analysis
5 14 (31.11%) Data Cleansing
6 13 (28.89%) Migration
7 12 (26.67%) ETL
8 11 (24.44%) Informatica
8 11 (24.44%) Data Governance
9 10 (22.22%) PowerCenter
9 10 (22.22%) SAS
9 10 (22.22%) Project Management
9 10 (22.22%) Business Analysis
9 10 (22.22%) Retail
10 9 (20.00%) Oracle
10 9 (20.00%) MS Office
11 7 (15.56%) ERwin
11 7 (15.56%) Data Modelling
11 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (13.33%) MS Visio
12 6 (13.33%) MS Project
12 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
13 5 (11.11%) UNIX
13 5 (11.11%) CA
13 5 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
13 5 (11.11%) Data Migration
13 5 (11.11%) Data Integration
13 5 (11.11%) Oracle Database
14 4 (8.89%) Master Data Management

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 10 (22.22%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (20.00%) MS Office
2 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 6 (13.33%) MS Visio
2 6 (13.33%) MS Project
3 5 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) SAP MDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.22%) PowerCenter
2 5 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.44%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (2.22%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) ERwin
General
1 28 (62.22%) Banking
2 23 (51.11%) Finance
3 10 (22.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (66.67%) Analyst
2 22 (48.89%) Data Analyst
3 10 (22.22%) Business Analyst
4 7 (15.56%) Architect
5 5 (11.11%) Quality Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) Data Quality Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) ETL Architect
6 4 (8.89%) Designer
6 4 (8.89%) SAS Data Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) SAS Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Data Migration Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Informatica Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Data Architect
8 2 (4.44%) Data Manager
8 2 (4.44%) Senior Business Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (2.22%) Informatica Consultant
9 1 (2.22%) Informatica Specialist
9 1 (2.22%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.11%) Data Integration
3 2 (4.44%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.22%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.00%) Data Management
1 18 (40.00%) Data Analysis
2 14 (31.11%) Data Cleansing
3 13 (28.89%) Migration
4 12 (26.67%) ETL
5 11 (24.44%) Data Governance
6 10 (22.22%) Project Management
6 10 (22.22%) Business Analysis
7 7 (15.56%) Data Modelling
8 5 (11.11%) Data Migration
9 4 (8.89%) Data Mapping
9 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (8.89%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (8.89%) Master Data Management
10 3 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (6.67%) Customer Engagement
10 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 2 (4.44%) Data Architecture
11 2 (4.44%) Validation
11 2 (4.44%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 27 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) Degree
1 1 (2.22%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) SLA
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) Informatica
2 9 (20.00%) Oracle
3 5 (11.11%) CA
4 3 (6.67%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.22%) SAP