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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Quality
Rank 108 122 106
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -16
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 17 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.56% 0.26% 0.47%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.83% 4.40% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £375 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £395 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £425 £395
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.67 £35.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-49.51% +100.00%
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
217 159 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.19% 5.93% 6.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 90 89
Average daily rate £375 £383 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.15% +16.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 10
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £9.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +127.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £13.50 £9.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £32.00 £12.46
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+3.14% +10.81%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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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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 +12 11 £350 - 2
Glasgow +4 10 £375 - 2
Data Quality
UK

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 33 (63.46%) Finance
2 25 (48.08%) SQL
3 19 (36.54%) Data Analysis
4 17 (32.69%) Data Management
4 17 (32.69%) Informatica
5 16 (30.77%) ETL
5 16 (30.77%) Banking
6 15 (28.85%) PowerCenter
7 14 (26.92%) UNIX
8 12 (23.08%) Migration
9 10 (19.23%) Data Modelling
10 9 (17.31%) ERwin
10 9 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (15.38%) Data Migration
11 8 (15.38%) Data Integration
11 8 (15.38%) Oracle
12 7 (13.46%) CA
12 7 (13.46%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (13.46%) Teradata
12 7 (13.46%) Customer Engagement
12 7 (13.46%) Data Governance
12 7 (13.46%) Master Data Management
12 7 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (13.46%) Oracle Database
12 7 (13.46%) Data Mapping
12 7 (13.46%) ETL Development
13 6 (11.54%) Data Cleansing
13 6 (11.54%) Business Analysis
13 6 (11.54%) MS PowerPoint
13 6 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services

Data Quality
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 1 (1.92%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 6 (11.54%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.85%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.85%) MS Project
3 2 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) SAP MDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (28.85%) PowerCenter
2 7 (13.46%) Oracle Database
3 6 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (9.62%) MS Access
4 5 (9.62%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (17.31%) ERwin
2 2 (3.85%) Subversion
General
1 33 (63.46%) Finance
2 16 (30.77%) Banking
3 5 (9.62%) Financial Institution
4 3 (5.77%) Retail
5 1 (1.92%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.92%) Law
Job Titles
1 27 (51.92%) Analyst
2 19 (36.54%) Data Analyst
3 12 (23.08%) Developer
4 9 (17.31%) Architect
4 9 (17.31%) Consultant
5 8 (15.38%) Informatica Consultant
6 7 (13.46%) ETL Architect
7 6 (11.54%) Designer
7 6 (11.54%) Business Analyst
7 6 (11.54%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (9.62%) Lead Designer
8 5 (9.62%) Data Quality Analyst
8 5 (9.62%) Quality Analyst
8 5 (9.62%) Informatica Developer
8 5 (9.62%) Senior Data Analyst
9 3 (5.77%) Data Consultant
9 3 (5.77%) Data Quality Consultant
9 3 (5.77%) Solutions Designer
10 2 (3.85%) Analyst Developer
10 2 (3.85%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.77%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (15.38%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.85%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.92%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (36.54%) Data Analysis
2 17 (32.69%) Data Management
3 16 (30.77%) ETL
4 12 (23.08%) Migration
5 10 (19.23%) Data Modelling
6 8 (15.38%) Data Migration
7 7 (13.46%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (13.46%) Data Mapping
7 7 (13.46%) Customer Engagement
7 7 (13.46%) Data Governance
7 7 (13.46%) Master Data Management
7 7 (13.46%) ETL Development
8 6 (11.54%) Data Cleansing
8 6 (11.54%) Business Analysis
9 5 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (7.69%) Project Management
10 4 (7.69%) Statistical Analysis
10 4 (7.69%) Metadata Management
11 3 (5.77%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 25 (48.08%) SQL
2 3 (5.77%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (1.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 17 (32.69%) Informatica
2 8 (15.38%) Oracle
3 7 (13.46%) CA
3 7 (13.46%) Teradata
4 2 (3.85%) Trillium
5 1 (1.92%) SAP
5 1 (1.92%) GoldenSource
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