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 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Quality
Rank 96 112 108
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -4
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 32 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.16% 0.16% 0.091%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 20.38% 3.28% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 2 1
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£400 £319 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.49% -16.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £8.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+76.47% -29.16%
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
157 122 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.69% 5.00% 5.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 49 66
Average daily rate £380 £350 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £500 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Average hourly rate £15.77 £18.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% +60.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -16.27%

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 29 December 2014.

Data Quality Daily Rate Histogram 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 December 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
Edinburgh +11 27 £400 +25.49% 2
Glasgow -1 6 - -
Stirling - - - -
Data Quality
UK

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 32 (66.67%) Banking
2 26 (54.17%) Finance
3 23 (47.92%) SQL
4 21 (43.75%) Data Management
5 18 (37.50%) Data Cleansing
5 18 (37.50%) Migration
6 12 (25.00%) Data Migration
6 12 (25.00%) Retail
6 12 (25.00%) Data Governance
7 11 (22.92%) Project Management
8 10 (20.83%) SAS
8 10 (20.83%) MS Office
8 10 (20.83%) Data Analysis
8 10 (20.83%) Business Analysis
9 9 (18.75%) ETL
9 9 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (16.67%) Informatica
10 8 (16.67%) PowerCenter
11 7 (14.58%) Master Data Management
12 6 (12.50%) Data Mapping
12 6 (12.50%) MS Excel
12 6 (12.50%) MS Visio
12 6 (12.50%) MS Project
12 6 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
13 5 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
14 4 (8.33%) Business Objects
14 4 (8.33%) Oracle
14 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 4 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
15 3 (6.25%) Analytics

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 10 (20.83%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (20.83%) MS Office
2 6 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 6 (12.50%) MS Visio
2 6 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (12.50%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.67%) PowerCenter
2 3 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.17%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (2.08%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 1 (2.08%) Xcelsius
4 1 (2.08%) Big Data
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 32 (66.67%) Banking
2 26 (54.17%) Finance
3 12 (25.00%) Retail
4 3 (6.25%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.08%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.08%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.08%) Law
Job Titles
1 32 (66.67%) Analyst
2 24 (50.00%) Data Analyst
3 9 (18.75%) Business Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) Quality Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) Data Quality Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) SAS Data Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Data Migration Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) SAS Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Data Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Informatica Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Designer
7 2 (4.17%) Architect
7 2 (4.17%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Data Architect
7 2 (4.17%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Business Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.08%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Informatica Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.17%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.08%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.08%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (43.75%) Data Management
2 18 (37.50%) Migration
2 18 (37.50%) Data Cleansing
3 12 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 12 (25.00%) Data Governance
4 11 (22.92%) Project Management
5 10 (20.83%) Data Analysis
5 10 (20.83%) Business Analysis
6 9 (18.75%) ETL
7 7 (14.58%) Master Data Management
8 6 (12.50%) Data Mapping
9 5 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (6.25%) Analytics
11 3 (6.25%) Validation
12 2 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
12 2 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
12 2 (4.17%) Data Architecture
12 2 (4.17%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 23 (47.92%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (16.67%) Informatica
2 4 (8.33%) Oracle
2 4 (8.33%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.08%) Trillium
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.08%) Teradata