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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Quality
Rank 118 99 102
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +3
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 20 39 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.78% 1.22% 1.13%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.78% 13.13% 12.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 22 12
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 £380 £325 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £420 £409
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.90% +10.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £21.64 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-37.61% +31.15%
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
295 297 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.54% 9.32% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 140 140
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £180 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 9
Median hourly rate £14.00 £42.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.05% +102.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +11.35%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -9 13 £500 +42.85% 2
Glasgow -11 7 £400 +14.28% 2
Inverclyde +11 2 £400 +23.07%
Data Quality
UK

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 28 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 28 (50.00%) Finance
2 24 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (41.07%) ETL
3 23 (41.07%) Migration
4 22 (39.29%) SQL
5 21 (37.50%) Oracle
5 21 (37.50%) Oracle Database
6 18 (32.14%) Data Migration
7 17 (30.36%) Banking
8 13 (23.21%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (23.21%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (23.21%) Informatica
9 12 (21.43%) Teradata
9 12 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (21.43%) Data Analysis
10 10 (17.86%) Data Architecture
10 10 (17.86%) CA
10 10 (17.86%) PowerCenter
10 10 (17.86%) ERwin
10 10 (17.86%) SQL Server
10 10 (17.86%) Unix
10 10 (17.86%) ETL Development
11 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
12 7 (12.50%) MS Excel
12 7 (12.50%) Retail
12 7 (12.50%) Data Management
12 7 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (12.50%) Analytics
13 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills

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 (3.57%) PowerExchange
1 2 (3.57%) SAS
2 1 (1.79%) IBM Connections
Applications
1 7 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
2 21 (37.50%) Oracle Database
3 10 (17.86%) PowerCenter
3 10 (17.86%) SQL Server
4 7 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (10.71%) Big Data
5 6 (10.71%) RDBMS
5 6 (10.71%) Relational Database
6 5 (8.93%) Data Mart
6 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 5 (8.93%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (8.93%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (8.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (7.14%) HDInsight
8 3 (5.36%) OLTP
9 2 (3.57%) Hadoop
9 2 (3.57%) MongoDB
9 2 (3.57%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (3.57%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 10 (17.86%) ERwin
2 3 (5.36%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (3.57%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.57%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 28 (50.00%) Finance
2 17 (30.36%) Banking
3 7 (12.50%) Retail
4 5 (8.93%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Law
Job Titles
1 21 (37.50%) Analyst
2 16 (28.57%) Architect
3 13 (23.21%) Data Analyst
4 10 (17.86%) Data Architect
5 8 (14.29%) Business Analyst
5 8 (14.29%) Consultant
6 7 (12.50%) Data Business Analyst
6 7 (12.50%) Informatica Consultant
7 6 (10.71%) Technical Architect
8 4 (7.14%) Data Warehouse Analyst
8 4 (7.14%) Data Warehouse Business Analyst
8 4 (7.14%) Developer
8 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Architect
9 3 (5.36%) Data Modeller
9 3 (5.36%) Data Quality Analyst
9 3 (5.36%) Excel Analyst
9 3 (5.36%) HR Analyst
9 3 (5.36%) Quality Analyst
9 3 (5.36%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (5.36%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) Gherkin
2 1 (1.79%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.93%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (5.36%) Data Integration
3 3 (5.36%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.36%) Statistics
4 2 (3.57%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.79%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 23 (41.07%) ETL
2 23 (41.07%) Migration
3 18 (32.14%) Data Migration
4 13 (23.21%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (23.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (21.43%) Data Analysis
6 10 (17.86%) Data Architecture
6 10 (17.86%) ETL Development
7 7 (12.50%) Analytics
7 7 (12.50%) Data Management
8 6 (10.71%) Kimball Methodology
9 5 (8.93%) Waterfall
10 4 (7.14%) Logical Data Model
11 3 (5.36%) Data Governance
11 3 (5.36%) Data Mapping
11 3 (5.36%) Enterprise Architecture
11 3 (5.36%) Validation
12 2 (3.57%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 22 (39.29%) SQL
2 2 (3.57%) VBA
3 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) ISEB
2 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) Degree
3 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) QA
2 2 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) Ansible
Vendors
1 21 (37.50%) Oracle
2 13 (23.21%) Informatica
3 12 (21.43%) Teradata
4 10 (17.86%) CA
5 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
6 5 (8.93%) IBM
7 4 (7.14%) Cognos
8 3 (5.36%) Talend
9 2 (3.57%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (3.57%) Netezza
10 1 (1.79%) Capita
10 1 (1.79%) SAP
10 1 (1.79%) Tableau