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 27 August 2015 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Quality
Rank 101 111 103
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 28 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.86% 0.65% 0.36%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.61% 10.40% 6.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 5
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£400 £394 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% -1.56%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.43 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+9.50% -14.28%
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
222 173 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.85% 6.24% 5.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 81 62
Average daily rate £385 £401 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.04% +14.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £252 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £543 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £358
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 10
Average hourly rate £40.85 £15.77 £9.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+159.03% +70.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.20 £11.50 £8.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.70 £75.50 £35.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £19.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +11.42%

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 27 August 2015.

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 27 August 2015. 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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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
Edinburgh 0 25 £400 +6.66% 2
Glasgow +6 4 £300 -23.80%
Data Quality
UK

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 38 (67.86%) Finance
2 25 (44.64%) Data Management
3 23 (41.07%) SQL
4 22 (39.29%) Informatica
5 21 (37.50%) PowerCenter
6 19 (33.93%) UNIX
7 18 (32.14%) Data Analysis
7 18 (32.14%) Banking
8 15 (26.79%) ETL
9 12 (21.43%) Data Modelling
9 12 (21.43%) Migration
9 12 (21.43%) Master Data Management
10 11 (19.64%) Customer Engagement
11 10 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (17.86%) MS PowerPoint
11 10 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (17.86%) Data Migration
12 9 (16.07%) Data Integration
12 9 (16.07%) Business Analysis
13 8 (14.29%) Teradata
14 7 (12.50%) Project Management
14 7 (12.50%) Oracle
14 7 (12.50%) Data Mapping
14 7 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
15 6 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 6 (10.71%) Relational Database
15 6 (10.71%) MS Excel
15 6 (10.71%) MS Access
15 6 (10.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 6 (10.71%) PowerExchange

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 6 (10.71%) PowerExchange
2 2 (3.57%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (17.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (10.71%) MS Excel
3 4 (7.14%) MS Visio
3 4 (7.14%) MS Project
3 4 (7.14%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (37.50%) PowerCenter
2 6 (10.71%) MS Access
2 6 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (10.71%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.79%) Big Data
5 1 (1.79%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.79%) DataStage
5 1 (1.79%) QualityStage
Development Applications
1 4 (7.14%) ERwin
2 2 (3.57%) Subversion
General
1 38 (67.86%) Finance
2 18 (32.14%) Banking
3 2 (3.57%) Retail
3 2 (3.57%) Retail Banking
3 2 (3.57%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.79%) Law
Job Titles
1 25 (44.64%) Analyst
2 18 (32.14%) Data Analyst
3 16 (28.57%) Developer
4 11 (19.64%) Consultant
5 9 (16.07%) Architect
5 9 (16.07%) Informatica Developer
5 9 (16.07%) Informatica Consultant
6 8 (14.29%) Business Analyst
7 7 (12.50%) ETL Architect
8 5 (8.93%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (7.14%) Designer
9 4 (7.14%) Banking Business Analyst
9 4 (7.14%) Lead Designer
9 4 (7.14%) Senior Data Analyst
10 3 (5.36%) Data Quality Analyst
10 3 (5.36%) Quality Analyst
10 3 (5.36%) Data Business Analyst
11 2 (3.57%) Informatica Architect
11 2 (3.57%) Data Consultant
11 2 (3.57%) Data Migration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Data Integration
2 7 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.93%) Mainframe
3 5 (8.93%) VSAM
4 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 19 (33.93%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (44.64%) Data Management
2 18 (32.14%) Data Analysis
3 15 (26.79%) ETL
4 12 (21.43%) Data Modelling
4 12 (21.43%) Migration
4 12 (21.43%) Master Data Management
5 11 (19.64%) Customer Engagement
6 10 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (17.86%) Data Migration
7 9 (16.07%) Business Analysis
8 7 (12.50%) Project Management
8 7 (12.50%) Data Mapping
9 6 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (8.93%) SDLC
11 4 (7.14%) Data Governance
11 4 (7.14%) ETL Development
12 3 (5.36%) Change Control
12 3 (5.36%) Metadata Management
12 3 (5.36%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 23 (41.07%) SQL
2 3 (5.36%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.79%) VBA
3 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (1.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 22 (39.29%) Informatica
2 8 (14.29%) Teradata
3 7 (12.50%) Oracle
4 4 (7.14%) CA
5 1 (1.79%) Trillium
5 1 (1.79%) IBM
5 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.79%) GoldenSource
5 1 (1.79%) Twitter
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