The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Scotland region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Quality
Rank 125 110 96
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -14
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 3 10 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.11% 0.42% 0.71%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.72% 6.76% 13.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 11
Average daily rate £380 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £450 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.40 £12.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
-13.31% -15.78%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
174 148 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.39% 6.27% 5.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 91 78
Average daily rate £340 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £427 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 5
Average hourly rate £15.25 £12.00 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.08% +26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £9.64 £9.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.85 £72.00 £27.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.38 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -6.81%
Data Quality
UK

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
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 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -30 1 - - 1
Data Quality
UK

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (33.33%) ETL
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Data Governance
3 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Data Transformation
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (16.67%) MiFID
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (16.67%) Investment Management
4 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Solvency II
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (16.67%) T-SQL

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (16.67%) PowerCenter
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Informatica Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Data Modeller
2 1 (16.67%) Informatica Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Data Quality Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (33.33%) ETL
2 2 (33.33%) Data Governance
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Data Transformation
3 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Investment Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) MiFID
1 1 (16.67%) Solvency II
1 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (16.67%) Basel II
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Informatica