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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Quality
Rank 62 73 51
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -22
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 20 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.38% 0.082% 0.15%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 19.80% 1.49% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 1
Average daily rate
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£450 - £200
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.82% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.15 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+18.79% +26.27%
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
101 67 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.97% 5.49% 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 32 9
Average daily rate £400 £330 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -19.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £242 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £550 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £370 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.05% +12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £47.50 £12.50 £62.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+280.00% -80.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% -5.94%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 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 29 (61.70%) Banking
2 27 (57.45%) SQL
3 24 (51.06%) Finance
4 19 (40.43%) Data Analysis
5 17 (36.17%) Data Management
6 14 (29.79%) ETL
6 14 (29.79%) Informatica
7 13 (27.66%) Migration
7 13 (27.66%) Data Cleansing
8 12 (25.53%) PowerCenter
9 11 (23.40%) Oracle
10 10 (21.28%) Data Governance
10 10 (21.28%) Retail
11 9 (19.15%) Business Analysis
11 9 (19.15%) ERwin
11 9 (19.15%) Project Management
11 9 (19.15%) SAS
11 9 (19.15%) Data Modelling
12 8 (17.02%) MS Office
13 7 (14.89%) UNIX
13 7 (14.89%) CA
13 7 (14.89%) Data Integration
13 7 (14.89%) Oracle Database
14 6 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
15 5 (10.64%) Data Migration
15 5 (10.64%) MS Excel
15 5 (10.64%) MS Project
15 5 (10.64%) MS Visio
16 4 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
16 4 (8.51%) MS PowerPoint

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 9 (19.15%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (17.02%) MS Office
2 5 (10.64%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.64%) MS Visio
2 5 (10.64%) MS Project
3 4 (8.51%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) SAP MDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.53%) PowerCenter
2 7 (14.89%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.26%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (2.13%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 9 (19.15%) ERwin
General
1 29 (61.70%) Banking
2 24 (51.06%) Finance
3 10 (21.28%) Retail
4 1 (2.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (61.70%) Analyst
2 21 (44.68%) Data Analyst
3 9 (19.15%) Architect
3 9 (19.15%) Business Analyst
4 7 (14.89%) ETL Architect
5 5 (10.64%) Designer
5 5 (10.64%) Quality Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Data Quality Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) SAS Data Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) SAS Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Informatica Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Data Migration Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Data Quality Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) Data Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) Lead Designer
8 2 (4.26%) Data Architect
8 2 (4.26%) Solutions Designer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Data Integration
2 6 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.26%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.13%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.89%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (40.43%) Data Analysis
2 17 (36.17%) Data Management
3 14 (29.79%) ETL
4 13 (27.66%) Migration
4 13 (27.66%) Data Cleansing
5 10 (21.28%) Data Governance
6 9 (19.15%) Business Analysis
6 9 (19.15%) Data Modelling
6 9 (19.15%) Project Management
7 5 (10.64%) Data Migration
8 4 (8.51%) Data Mapping
8 4 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (8.51%) Master Data Management
9 3 (6.38%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (6.38%) Customer Engagement
10 2 (4.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (4.26%) Data Architecture
10 2 (4.26%) Validation
10 2 (4.26%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 27 (57.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) SLA
Vendors
1 14 (29.79%) Informatica
2 11 (23.40%) Oracle
3 7 (14.89%) CA
4 3 (6.38%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.13%) SAP
5 1 (2.13%) GoldenSource