The table below looks at the statistics for Data Quality skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 90 120 106
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -14
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 33 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.19% 0.041% 0.097%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 18.97% 0.62% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 1 1
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£400 £385 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
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
UK

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 Scotland region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
174 161 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.29% 6.53% 5.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 76 73
Average daily rate £400 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £186 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £368 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +11.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 3
Average hourly rate £15.77 - £15.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 - £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 - £91.00
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 Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Quality across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Data Quality Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Data Quality
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Quality across the Scotland region.

Data Quality Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Data Quality
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Quality across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Data Quality Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Data Quality
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Quality within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 26 £400 -
Glasgow +15 11 £500 +29.87% 2
Data Quality
UK

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 34 (62.96%) Banking
2 31 (57.41%) Finance
3 27 (50.00%) SQL
4 21 (38.89%) Data Management
5 18 (33.33%) Data Analysis
6 17 (31.48%) Data Cleansing
7 16 (29.63%) Migration
7 16 (29.63%) Data Governance
8 13 (24.07%) ETL
9 12 (22.22%) Project Management
9 12 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (20.37%) Informatica
10 11 (20.37%) Business Analysis
11 10 (18.52%) Retail
11 10 (18.52%) PowerCenter
11 10 (18.52%) SAS
12 9 (16.67%) Oracle
12 9 (16.67%) MS Office
13 8 (14.81%) Data Migration
14 7 (12.96%) ERwin
14 7 (12.96%) Data Modelling
15 6 (11.11%) MS Visio
15 6 (11.11%) MS Project
15 6 (11.11%) MS Excel
16 5 (9.26%) UNIX
16 5 (9.26%) CA
16 5 (9.26%) Financial Institution
16 5 (9.26%) Oracle Database
16 5 (9.26%) MS PowerPoint
16 5 (9.26%) Data Integration

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (18.52%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (16.67%) MS Office
2 6 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 6 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 6 (11.11%) MS Project
3 5 (9.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) SAP MDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.52%) PowerCenter
2 5 (9.26%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.70%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (1.85%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 7 (12.96%) ERwin
General
1 34 (62.96%) Banking
2 31 (57.41%) Finance
3 10 (18.52%) Retail
4 5 (9.26%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.85%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (64.81%) Analyst
2 27 (50.00%) Data Analyst
3 10 (18.52%) Business Analyst
4 9 (16.67%) Quality Analyst
4 9 (16.67%) Data Quality Analyst
5 7 (12.96%) Architect
6 5 (9.26%) ETL Architect
7 4 (7.41%) SAS Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) SAS Data Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Designer
8 3 (5.56%) Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Informatica Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Data Manager
8 3 (5.56%) Data Migration Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) Senior Business Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) Data Architect
9 2 (3.70%) Project Manager
10 1 (1.85%) Business Systems Analyst
10 1 (1.85%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.26%) Data Integration
3 4 (7.41%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.70%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.85%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.89%) Data Management
2 18 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 17 (31.48%) Data Cleansing
4 16 (29.63%) Migration
4 16 (29.63%) Data Governance
5 13 (24.07%) ETL
6 12 (22.22%) Project Management
7 11 (20.37%) Business Analysis
8 8 (14.81%) Data Migration
9 7 (12.96%) Data Modelling
10 4 (7.41%) Quality Management
10 4 (7.41%) Change Management
10 4 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (7.41%) Master Data Management
10 4 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (7.41%) Data Mapping
11 3 (5.56%) Customer Engagement
11 3 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 3 (5.56%) Validation
11 3 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 27 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.85%) Degree
1 1 (1.85%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) SLA
Vendors
1 11 (20.37%) Informatica
2 9 (16.67%) Oracle
3 5 (9.26%) CA
4 4 (7.41%) Trillium
5 3 (5.56%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.85%) SAP
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