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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Quality
Rank 73 81 52
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -29
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 10 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.70% 0.084% 0.61%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.35% 1.47% 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Average daily rate
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£400 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 - £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.10 £10.81 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+113.78% -60.70%
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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
107 68 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.53% 5.70% 4.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 35 17
Average daily rate £390 £423 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.80% +20.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £243 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £590 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 2
Average hourly rate £30.50 £21.00 £11.07
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.23% +89.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.90 £16.75 £10.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.10 £32.00 £12.04
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 20 (52.63%) SQL
2 19 (50.00%) Banking
3 18 (47.37%) Finance
4 15 (39.47%) Informatica
5 14 (36.84%) Data Management
5 14 (36.84%) Data Analysis
6 13 (34.21%) PowerCenter
6 13 (34.21%) ETL
7 12 (31.58%) Oracle
8 9 (23.68%) ERwin
8 9 (23.68%) Migration
8 9 (23.68%) Data Modelling
8 9 (23.68%) Data Cleansing
9 8 (21.05%) UNIX
10 7 (18.42%) CA
10 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (18.42%) Data Integration
10 7 (18.42%) Data Governance
10 7 (18.42%) Retail
10 7 (18.42%) Oracle Database
11 6 (15.79%) Business Analysis
11 6 (15.79%) Customer Engagement
11 6 (15.79%) Master Data Management
11 6 (15.79%) Project Management
12 5 (13.16%) SAS
12 5 (13.16%) MS Office
13 4 (10.53%) Data Migration
14 3 (7.89%) Data Mapping
14 3 (7.89%) Business Objects
14 3 (7.89%) Business Intelligence

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5 (13.16%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Office
2 2 (5.26%) MS Project
2 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) SAP MDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (34.21%) PowerCenter
2 7 (18.42%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.26%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 9 (23.68%) ERwin
General
1 19 (50.00%) Banking
2 18 (47.37%) Finance
3 7 (18.42%) Retail
4 1 (2.63%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (52.63%) Analyst
2 13 (34.21%) Data Analyst
3 9 (23.68%) Architect
4 7 (18.42%) Business Analyst
4 7 (18.42%) Designer
4 7 (18.42%) ETL Architect
5 6 (15.79%) Informatica Consultant
5 6 (15.79%) Consultant
6 5 (13.16%) Lead Designer
7 4 (10.53%) Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Informatica Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Data Quality Analyst
8 3 (7.89%) Quality Analyst
8 3 (7.89%) Data Consultant
8 3 (7.89%) Data Quality Consultant
8 3 (7.89%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (7.89%) Solutions Designer
9 2 (5.26%) Senior Business Analyst
9 2 (5.26%) Data Architect
9 2 (5.26%) Business Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Data Integration
2 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) Data Management
1 14 (36.84%) Data Analysis
2 13 (34.21%) ETL
3 9 (23.68%) Migration
3 9 (23.68%) Data Modelling
3 9 (23.68%) Data Cleansing
4 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (18.42%) Data Governance
5 6 (15.79%) Business Analysis
5 6 (15.79%) Customer Engagement
5 6 (15.79%) Master Data Management
5 6 (15.79%) Project Management
6 4 (10.53%) Data Migration
7 3 (7.89%) Data Mapping
7 3 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (5.26%) Data Architecture
9 1 (2.63%) Process Improvement
9 1 (2.63%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (2.63%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 20 (52.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
Vendors
1 15 (39.47%) Informatica
2 12 (31.58%) Oracle
3 7 (18.42%) CA
4 3 (7.89%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.63%) GoldenSource
5 1 (2.63%) SAP