Period
to 18 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Data Quality skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Quality over the 6 months to 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Data Quality
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 90 108
Rank change year-on-year -13 +18 -23
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 33 42 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.11% 1.59% 0.79%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.51% 11.23% 5.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 21 10
Edinburgh median daily rate £350 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -8.57% +9.38%
10th Percentile £194 £330 £393
90th Percentile £480 £475 £528
Scotland median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 -
Scotland median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year - -67.11% -

Data Quality is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 388 374 359
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 13.05% 14.19% 14.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 209 168
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £150 £206 £168
90th Percentile £558 £550 £525
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Edinburgh median hourly rate £18.50 £18.75 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% -32.43% -14.42%
10th Percentile £11.03 £12.63 £21.18
90th Percentile £35.00 £23.88 £38.73
Scotland median hourly rate £16.38 £16.13 £25.00
% change year-on-year +1.55% -35.50% -22.90%

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Data Quality as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Data Quality in Edinburgh

Data Quality
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data Quality in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Quality in Edinburgh

Data Quality
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Quality in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Quality in Edinburgh

Data Quality
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Quality in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Quality in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Data Quality also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 19 (57.58%) SQL
2 18 (54.55%) Finance
3 14 (42.42%) Data Analysis
4 12 (36.36%) Banking
4 12 (36.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 11 (33.33%) SAS
6 10 (30.30%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (24.24%) Migration
7 8 (24.24%) Data Migration
7 8 (24.24%) Data Lineage
8 7 (21.21%) Data Management
8 7 (21.21%) ETL
9 6 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (18.18%) Oracle
9 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
9 6 (18.18%) Business Analysis
9 6 (18.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 6 (18.18%) Reference Data
9 6 (18.18%) Data Governance
10 5 (15.15%) Data Mapping
10 5 (15.15%) Data Integration
10 5 (15.15%) QA
10 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Office
10 5 (15.15%) PL/SQL
10 5 (15.15%) MS Visio
11 4 (12.12%) Quality Management
11 4 (12.12%) Credit Risk
11 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (12.12%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (12.12%) Pentaho

Data Quality
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 11 (33.33%) SAS
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (15.15%) MS Visio
3 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (12.12%) Pentaho
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (3.03%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (3.03%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) JIRA
2 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (54.55%) Finance
2 12 (36.36%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Front Office
3 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Publishing
3 1 (3.03%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (75.76%) Analyst
2 23 (69.70%) Data Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Developer
4 5 (15.15%) ETL Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Data Migration Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Migration Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Data Quality Officer
6 1 (3.03%) Governance Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Integration Developer
6 1 (3.03%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (3.03%) IT Services Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.03%) IT Services Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) SAS Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) SAS Data Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) SAS Developer
6 1 (3.03%) SAS Programmer
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Reference Data
2 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.12%) Credit Risk
3 3 (9.09%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) Data Analysis
2 12 (36.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 10 (30.30%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (24.24%) Data Lineage
4 8 (24.24%) Data Migration
4 8 (24.24%) Migration
5 7 (21.21%) Data Management
5 7 (21.21%) ETL
6 6 (18.18%) Business Analysis
6 6 (18.18%) Data Governance
7 5 (15.15%) Data Integration
7 5 (15.15%) Data Mapping
8 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (12.12%) Decision-Making
8 4 (12.12%) ETL Development
8 4 (12.12%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (12.12%) Quality Management
9 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
9 3 (9.09%) Project Management
9 3 (9.09%) Scorecard
Programming Languages
1 19 (57.58%) SQL
2 5 (15.15%) PL/SQL
3 3 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Oracle
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) Ab Initio
3 1 (3.03%) Teradata
3 1 (3.03%) Trillium