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 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Quality
Rank 95 82 103
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +21
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 37 46 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.45% 1.69% 0.43%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 13.03% 16.31% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 27 5
Average daily rate £340 £380 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +68.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £325 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £326
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £405
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.09 £27.25 £15.11
% change year-on-year
-40.95% +80.31%
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
284 282 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.15% 10.38% 8.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 171 113
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £174 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 5
Average hourly rate £22.00 £15.77 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.50% +16.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £13.94 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £47.50 £24.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £23.25 £17.08
% change year-on-year
+82.79% +36.16%

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 10 February 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 10 February 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
Glasgow +13 16 £325 -35.00% 3
Edinburgh -34 13 £375 +2.73% 3
Stirling - 3 £340 -
West Lothian - 3 £253 -
Dundee - 1 £525 -
Data Quality
UK

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 35 (50.72%) Finance
2 24 (34.78%) Banking
3 23 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 23 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 19 (27.54%) SQL
5 17 (24.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (23.19%) Analytics
7 15 (21.74%) Informatica
7 15 (21.74%) Data Management
8 14 (20.29%) SQL Server
8 14 (20.29%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (20.29%) Migration
9 13 (18.84%) ETL
10 12 (17.39%) Data Migration
11 11 (15.94%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (15.94%) PowerCenter
12 10 (14.49%) Unix
12 10 (14.49%) Data Integration
13 9 (13.04%) MS Excel
13 9 (13.04%) Oracle
13 9 (13.04%) Microsoft
14 7 (10.14%) Business Intelligence
14 7 (10.14%) Retail
14 7 (10.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 6 (8.70%) Investment Banking
15 6 (8.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 6 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 6 (8.70%) System Testing
15 6 (8.70%) Master Data Management
15 6 (8.70%) Oracle Database

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 5 (7.25%) PowerExchange
2 3 (4.35%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.80%) MS Office
3 2 (2.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.90%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.29%) Data Warehouse
1 14 (20.29%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.94%) PowerCenter
3 7 (10.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (8.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 6 (8.70%) Oracle Database
4 6 (8.70%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (5.80%) HDInsight
5 4 (5.80%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (4.35%) DB2
6 3 (4.35%) Star Schema
7 2 (2.90%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.45%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (1.45%) Data Mart
8 1 (1.45%) OLTP
8 1 (1.45%) Pentaho
8 1 (1.45%) QlikView
8 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.90%) ERwin
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 35 (50.72%) Finance
2 24 (34.78%) Banking
3 7 (10.14%) Retail
4 6 (8.70%) Investment Banking
5 4 (5.80%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.90%) Back Office
6 2 (2.90%) Private Banking
7 1 (1.45%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.45%) Front Office
7 1 (1.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 36 (52.17%) Analyst
2 20 (28.99%) Data Analyst
3 13 (18.84%) Architect
4 10 (14.49%) Systems Analyst
5 9 (13.04%) Business Analyst
5 9 (13.04%) Developer
6 6 (8.70%) Data Business Analyst
6 6 (8.70%) Data Quality Analyst
6 6 (8.70%) Project Manager
7 5 (7.25%) ETL Architect
7 5 (7.25%) HR Analyst
7 5 (7.25%) Informatica Developer
8 4 (5.80%) Data Modeller
8 4 (5.80%) Financial Analyst
8 4 (5.80%) Quality Analyst
8 4 (5.80%) SQL Analyst
8 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Architect
8 4 (5.80%) Technical Architect
9 3 (4.35%) Data Quality Business Analyst
9 3 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.49%) Data Integration
2 6 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.25%) Mainframe
3 5 (7.25%) VSAM
4 4 (5.80%) Reference Data
5 2 (2.90%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.45%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.45%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.49%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 23 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 17 (24.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (23.19%) Analytics
4 15 (21.74%) Data Management
5 14 (20.29%) Migration
6 13 (18.84%) ETL
7 12 (17.39%) Data Migration
8 11 (15.94%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (10.14%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (8.70%) Master Data Management
10 6 (8.70%) System Testing
11 5 (7.25%) Business Analysis
11 5 (7.25%) Customer Engagement
11 5 (7.25%) Data Analytics
11 5 (7.25%) Data Architecture
11 5 (7.25%) Data Mapping
11 5 (7.25%) Project Management
11 5 (7.25%) SDLC
12 4 (5.80%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 19 (27.54%) SQL
2 3 (4.35%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (1.45%) CISA
2 1 (1.45%) CISM
2 1 (1.45%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) Dodd-Frank
1 2 (2.90%) EMIR
1 2 (2.90%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) COBIT
2 1 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 15 (21.74%) Informatica
2 9 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.04%) Oracle
3 4 (5.80%) Pega
4 3 (4.35%) Cognizant
5 2 (2.90%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (2.90%) SAP
5 2 (2.90%) Trillium
6 1 (1.45%) Actimize
6 1 (1.45%) CA
6 1 (1.45%) IBM
6 1 (1.45%) Teradata
6 1 (1.45%) Twitter
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