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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Quality
Rank 116 80 114
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +34
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 35 52 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.17% 1.71% 0.53%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.77% 18.44% 5.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 28 6
Average daily rate £413 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £307 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.11% +0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £10.93 £33.75 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.61% -12.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £25.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-46.00% +85.18%
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
325 282 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 10.88% 9.29% 9.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 170 135
Average daily rate £400 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £240 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 10
Average hourly rate £13.50 £32.50 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.46% +64.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.34 £17.80 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £35.00 £32.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £29.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +38.09%

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 1 May 2016.

Data Quality Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Data Quality
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Data Quality Hourly Rate Trend 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 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -3 22 £450 - 2
Glasgow -22 10 £325 -13.33%
West Lothian - 2 £183 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
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Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 (49.28%) Finance
2 26 (37.68%) SQL
2 26 (37.68%) Data Modelling
3 23 (33.33%) Migration
4 21 (30.43%) Data Warehouse
5 19 (27.54%) SQL Server
5 19 (27.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (26.09%) ETL
6 18 (26.09%) Data Migration
7 17 (24.64%) Data Analysis
8 16 (23.19%) Banking
8 16 (23.19%) Oracle
8 16 (23.19%) Oracle Database
9 14 (20.29%) Analytics
9 14 (20.29%) Microsoft
10 11 (15.94%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (15.94%) MS Excel
10 11 (15.94%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (14.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (14.49%) Microsoft Azure
12 9 (13.04%) Informatica
12 9 (13.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 9 (13.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 9 (13.04%) SQL Server 2014
13 8 (11.59%) Retail
13 8 (11.59%) Data Management
14 7 (10.14%) Oracle Database 11g
14 7 (10.14%) Data Architecture
15 6 (8.70%) Teradata
15 6 (8.70%) ERwin

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 1 (1.45%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (15.94%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.35%) MS Office
3 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.45%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.49%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (30.43%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (27.54%) SQL Server
3 16 (23.19%) Oracle Database
4 10 (14.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (13.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 9 (13.04%) SQL Server 2014
5 9 (13.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (10.14%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (8.70%) HDInsight
8 5 (7.25%) PowerCenter
9 4 (5.80%) RDBMS
9 4 (5.80%) Relational Database
9 4 (5.80%) Star Schema
10 3 (4.35%) Data Mart
10 3 (4.35%) OLTP
11 2 (2.90%) DB2
12 1 (1.45%) Data Mining
12 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 1 (1.45%) MS Access
12 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (8.70%) ERwin
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.45%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 34 (49.28%) Finance
2 16 (23.19%) Banking
3 8 (11.59%) Retail
4 5 (7.25%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.90%) Back Office
5 2 (2.90%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 37 (53.62%) Analyst
2 21 (30.43%) Data Analyst
3 14 (20.29%) Architect
4 10 (14.49%) Business Analyst
4 10 (14.49%) Systems Analyst
5 9 (13.04%) Data Business Analyst
6 8 (11.59%) Technical Architect
7 6 (8.70%) Data Architect
7 6 (8.70%) Data Quality Analyst
7 6 (8.70%) Developer
7 6 (8.70%) SQL Server Architect
8 5 (7.25%) Data Modeller
8 5 (7.25%) HR Analyst
8 5 (7.25%) Quality Analyst
9 4 (5.80%) Consultant
9 4 (5.80%) Data Warehouse Analyst
9 4 (5.80%) Data Warehouse Business Analyst
9 4 (5.80%) SQL Analyst
10 3 (4.35%) Business Systems Analyst
10 3 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.25%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (4.35%) Data Integration
3 3 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.35%) Reference Data
4 2 (2.90%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (2.90%) Statistics
5 1 (1.45%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.45%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (37.68%) Data Modelling
2 23 (33.33%) Migration
3 19 (27.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (26.09%) Data Migration
4 18 (26.09%) ETL
5 17 (24.64%) Data Analysis
6 14 (20.29%) Analytics
7 11 (15.94%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (15.94%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (11.59%) Data Management
9 7 (10.14%) Data Architecture
10 6 (8.70%) ETL Development
11 5 (7.25%) Data Mapping
11 5 (7.25%) System Testing
12 4 (5.80%) CRM
12 4 (5.80%) ERP
12 4 (5.80%) Kimball Methodology
12 4 (5.80%) Waterfall
13 3 (4.35%) Change Management
13 3 (4.35%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 26 (37.68%) SQL
2 3 (4.35%) PL/SQL
3 2 (2.90%) VBA
4 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.80%) ISEB
2 3 (4.35%) Degree
3 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) QA
2 2 (2.90%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.90%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (2.90%) EMIR
Vendors
1 16 (23.19%) Oracle
2 14 (20.29%) Microsoft
3 9 (13.04%) Informatica
4 6 (8.70%) Teradata
5 5 (7.25%) CA
6 4 (5.80%) Pega
7 3 (4.35%) Cognizant
8 2 (2.90%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (2.90%) SAP
8 2 (2.90%) Trillium
9 1 (1.45%) IBM
9 1 (1.45%) Talend
9 1 (1.45%) Twitter
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