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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Quality
Rank 65 63 61
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 12 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.00% 0.36% 0.094%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 13.64% 6.25% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £463
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -13.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -2.77%
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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
88 64 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.33% 5.80% 6.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 27 28
Average daily rate £425 £351 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.99% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £268 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £508 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Average hourly rate £12.00 £5.00 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.00% -59.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £5.00 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.02 £5.00 £19.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £17.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -17.64%

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 29 August 2014.

Data Quality Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 10 (76.92%) Banking
2 6 (46.15%) Finance
3 4 (30.77%) Migration
3 4 (30.77%) Data Management
3 4 (30.77%) Informatica
3 4 (30.77%) PowerCenter
3 4 (30.77%) Data Migration
4 3 (23.08%) Data Cleansing
4 3 (23.08%) Master Data Management
4 3 (23.08%) Data Governance
4 3 (23.08%) MS Office
4 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) ETL
4 3 (23.08%) Retail
5 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 2 (15.38%) Teradata
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) Data Mapping
5 2 (15.38%) Data Architecture
5 2 (15.38%) Retail Banking
6 1 (7.69%) MiFID
6 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Investment Management
6 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (7.69%) Solvency II
6 1 (7.69%) Change Control
6 1 (7.69%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (7.69%) Inmon Methodology
6 1 (7.69%) Data Transformation
6 1 (7.69%) MS Project

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.69%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) PowerCenter
General
1 10 (76.92%) Banking
2 6 (46.15%) Finance
3 3 (23.08%) Retail
4 2 (15.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Data Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Programme Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Data Migration Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Quality Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Data Quality Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Governance Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Teradata Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Data Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Data Management
1 4 (30.77%) Data Migration
1 4 (30.77%) Migration
2 3 (23.08%) Data Governance
2 3 (23.08%) Data Cleansing
2 3 (23.08%) ETL
2 3 (23.08%) Master Data Management
3 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
3 2 (15.38%) Data Mapping
3 2 (15.38%) Data Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (7.69%) Change Control
4 1 (7.69%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (7.69%) Basel II
1 1 (7.69%) MiFID
1 1 (7.69%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Informatica
2 2 (15.38%) Teradata
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft