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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Quality
Rank 120 100 104
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +4
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 14 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.51% 0.41% 0.27%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.19% 6.25% 4.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +45.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -2.77%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
171 160 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.22% 6.49% 6.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 78 52
Average daily rate £400 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 22
Average hourly rate £20.00 £9.25 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.21% -25.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £9.03 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.95 £13.83 £17.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -7.89%
Data Quality
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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 29 July 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
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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
Glasgow -5 7 £381 +1.66%
Edinburgh -17 6 £325 -18.75% 1
Data Quality
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Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 13 (76.47%) Finance
2 9 (52.94%) Migration
2 9 (52.94%) Data Migration
3 7 (41.18%) ETL
4 6 (35.29%) Data Cleansing
4 6 (35.29%) Banking
5 5 (29.41%) Data Management
6 4 (23.53%) SQL
6 4 (23.53%) Data Governance
7 3 (17.65%) Master Data Management
7 3 (17.65%) Data Transformation
7 3 (17.65%) Data Analysis
7 3 (17.65%) Retail
7 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (17.65%) Retail Banking
7 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
7 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
7 3 (17.65%) Informatica
7 3 (17.65%) PowerCenter
7 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (11.76%) Business Objects
8 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
8 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
9 1 (5.88%) Big Data
9 1 (5.88%) Analytics
9 1 (5.88%) Data Mapping
9 1 (5.88%) Data Architecture

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) PowerCenter
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
1 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.88%) QlikView
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (5.88%) Xcelsius
3 1 (5.88%) Big Data
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 13 (76.47%) Finance
2 6 (35.29%) Banking
3 3 (17.65%) Retail
3 3 (17.65%) Retail Banking
4 1 (5.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Data Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Data Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Programme Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Informatica Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Informatica Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Quality Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Data Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Data Quality Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Data Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Governance Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Migration
1 9 (52.94%) Data Migration
2 7 (41.18%) ETL
3 6 (35.29%) Data Cleansing
4 5 (29.41%) Data Management
5 4 (23.53%) Data Governance
6 3 (17.65%) Master Data Management
6 3 (17.65%) Data Transformation
6 3 (17.65%) Data Analysis
6 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
7 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
8 1 (5.88%) Project Management
8 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
8 1 (5.88%) Wealth Management
8 1 (5.88%) Investment Management
8 1 (5.88%) Data Mapping
8 1 (5.88%) Data Architecture
8 1 (5.88%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (5.88%) Basel II
1 1 (5.88%) MiFID
1 1 (5.88%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Informatica
2 2 (11.76%) Business Objects
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Teradata
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle