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 30 June 2016 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Quality
Rank 128 95 108
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +13
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 22 44 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.75% 1.46% 0.92%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.61% 14.72% 9.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 23 14
Median daily rate £400 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £308 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £393 £407
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.09 £22.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-28.48% +50.00%
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
333 299 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.30% 9.92% 9.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 148 152
Median daily rate £375 £360 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -3.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £180 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +3.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 14
Median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -4.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +8.43%

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
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 30 June 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Quality within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Edinburgh -6 16 £500 +42.85% 2
Glasgow -22 6 £400 +14.28% 1
Inverclyde +8 2 £400 +23.07%
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Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, 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 36 (52.94%) Finance
2 32 (47.06%) Data Modelling
3 26 (38.24%) Migration
4 25 (36.76%) SQL
4 25 (36.76%) Data Warehouse
5 23 (33.82%) Oracle
5 23 (33.82%) ETL
5 23 (33.82%) Oracle Database
6 21 (30.88%) Data Migration
7 19 (27.94%) Data Analysis
8 18 (26.47%) Banking
9 17 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 15 (22.06%) SQL Server
11 14 (20.59%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (20.59%) Microsoft
12 13 (19.12%) Informatica
12 13 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (17.65%) Teradata
14 11 (16.18%) MS Excel
15 10 (14.71%) Unix
15 10 (14.71%) PowerCenter
15 10 (14.71%) CA
15 10 (14.71%) ERwin
15 10 (14.71%) Data Architecture
15 10 (14.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 10 (14.71%) ETL Development
15 10 (14.71%) Analytics
16 9 (13.24%) Microsoft Azure
16 9 (13.24%) Data Management
17 8 (11.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services

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 (2.94%) PowerExchange
1 2 (2.94%) SAS
2 1 (1.47%) IBM Connections
Applications
1 11 (16.18%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.41%) MS Office
3 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.47%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.24%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (36.76%) Data Warehouse
2 23 (33.82%) Oracle Database
3 15 (22.06%) SQL Server
4 10 (14.71%) PowerCenter
4 10 (14.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (11.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 8 (11.76%) SQL Server 2014
5 8 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (10.29%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (8.82%) HDInsight
7 6 (8.82%) RDBMS
7 6 (8.82%) Relational Database
8 5 (7.35%) Big Data
8 5 (7.35%) Data Mart
9 4 (5.88%) Star Schema
10 3 (4.41%) OLTP
11 2 (2.94%) DB2
11 2 (2.94%) Hadoop
11 2 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (14.71%) ERwin
2 3 (4.41%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.47%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.47%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.47%) JIRA
General
1 36 (52.94%) Finance
2 18 (26.47%) Banking
3 7 (10.29%) Retail
4 4 (5.88%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.47%) Back Office
5 1 (1.47%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.47%) Law
Job Titles
1 31 (45.59%) Analyst
2 19 (27.94%) Data Analyst
3 17 (25.00%) Architect
4 9 (13.24%) Data Architect
5 8 (11.76%) Business Analyst
5 8 (11.76%) Consultant
5 8 (11.76%) Technical Architect
6 7 (10.29%) Data Business Analyst
6 7 (10.29%) Informatica Consultant
7 6 (8.82%) SQL Server Architect
7 6 (8.82%) Systems Analyst
8 5 (7.35%) Developer
8 5 (7.35%) HR Analyst
9 4 (5.88%) Data Warehouse Analyst
9 4 (5.88%) Data Warehouse Business Analyst
10 3 (4.41%) Data Modeller
10 3 (4.41%) Data Quality Analyst
10 3 (4.41%) Financial Analyst
10 3 (4.41%) Quality Analyst
10 3 (4.41%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.47%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.35%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (7.35%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.41%) Data Integration
3 3 (4.41%) Statistics
4 2 (2.94%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (2.94%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.94%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.47%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.71%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (47.06%) Data Modelling
2 26 (38.24%) Migration
3 23 (33.82%) ETL
4 21 (30.88%) Data Migration
5 19 (27.94%) Data Analysis
6 17 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (20.59%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (14.71%) Analytics
9 10 (14.71%) Data Architecture
9 10 (14.71%) ETL Development
10 9 (13.24%) Data Management
11 6 (8.82%) Kimball Methodology
12 5 (7.35%) Data Mapping
12 5 (7.35%) Waterfall
13 4 (5.88%) Logical Data Model
14 3 (4.41%) Data Analytics
14 3 (4.41%) Enterprise Architecture
14 3 (4.41%) Mentoring
14 3 (4.41%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 25 (36.76%) SQL
2 3 (4.41%) PL/SQL
3 2 (2.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (5.88%) ISEB
2 3 (4.41%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.94%) Degree
4 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) QA
2 2 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.47%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (1.47%) EMIR
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) Ansible
Vendors
1 23 (33.82%) Oracle
2 14 (20.59%) Microsoft
3 13 (19.12%) Informatica
4 12 (17.65%) Teradata
5 10 (14.71%) CA
6 6 (8.82%) IBM
7 4 (5.88%) Cognos
7 4 (5.88%) MicroStrategy
8 3 (4.41%) Talend
9 2 (2.94%) Netezza
9 2 (2.94%) SAP
9 2 (2.94%) Trillium
10 1 (1.47%) Cognizant
10 1 (1.47%) Pega
10 1 (1.47%) Tableau
10 1 (1.47%) Twitter
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