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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Quality over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Quality
UK / Scotland
Rank 89 100 78
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -22
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 14 30 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.84% 1.13% 1.75%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.59% 10.91% 18.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 27
Median daily rate £300 £340 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £525 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £38.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-5.12% -18.75%

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
163 275 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.78% 10.40% 9.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 133 135
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £225 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 5
Median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +121.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £42.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-45.23% +68.00%

Data Quality
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Data Quality as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Quality within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +7 7 £270 -1.81% 2
Edinburgh +13 4 - -
Stirling +4 3 £300 -11.76%
Data Quality
UK

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Quality also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 10 (47.62%) SQL
1 10 (47.62%) Finance
2 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (28.57%) Data Management
3 6 (28.57%) Data Analysis
3 6 (28.57%) Migration
3 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (23.81%) Data Migration
4 5 (23.81%) ETL
4 5 (23.81%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (23.81%) Data Modelling
5 4 (19.05%) Banking
5 4 (19.05%) QA
5 4 (19.05%) Data Cleansing
5 4 (19.05%) Data Governance
6 3 (14.29%) Cucumber
6 3 (14.29%) BDD
6 3 (14.29%) Data Validation
6 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
6 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 3 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
6 3 (14.29%) Master Data Management
6 3 (14.29%) User Stories
6 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (14.29%) Gherkin
6 3 (14.29%) Agile Testing
6 3 (14.29%) PostGIS

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) Confluence
1 2 (9.52%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 3 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (9.52%) MS Project
2 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (4.76%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (14.29%) GIS
2 3 (14.29%) QGIS
2 3 (14.29%) Spatial Data
3 2 (9.52%) Big Data
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (4.76%) Data Mining
4 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.76%) MySQL
4 1 (4.76%) PowerCenter
4 1 (4.76%) PowerPivot
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (14.29%) Cucumber
1 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.52%) JIRA
2 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 10 (47.62%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.76%) Front Office
4 1 (4.76%) Retail
4 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Analyst
2 9 (42.86%) Data Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Business Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Automation Tester
4 3 (14.29%) Data Business Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) QA Automation Tester
4 3 (14.29%) QA Tester
4 3 (14.29%) Tester
5 2 (9.52%) Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Business Data Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Data Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Data Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) ERP Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Junior Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Junior ETL Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Migration Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Support Team Leader
6 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) Gherkin
1 3 (14.29%) PostGIS
2 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Credit Risk
2 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.76%) Informatics
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) Data Analysis
2 6 (28.57%) Data Management
2 6 (28.57%) Migration
3 5 (23.81%) Data Migration
3 5 (23.81%) Data Modelling
3 5 (23.81%) ETL
4 4 (19.05%) Data Cleansing
4 4 (19.05%) Data Governance
5 3 (14.29%) Agile Testing
5 3 (14.29%) BDD
5 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (14.29%) Data Validation
5 3 (14.29%) Master Data Management
5 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 3 (14.29%) User Stories
5 3 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
2 1 (4.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) QA
2 2 (9.52%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Capita
2 1 (4.76%) Cognos
2 1 (4.76%) Informatica
2 1 (4.76%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (4.76%) Teradata