Period
to 20 February 2019

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 20 February 2019 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
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 89 97 103
Rank change year-on-year +8 +6 -1
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 33 52 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.28% 1.74% 0.34%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.41% 11.11% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 38 0
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 -
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £313
% change year-on-year +6.25% +28.00% -21.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 -
Scotland median hourly rate £17.81 £12.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year +42.50% -67.11% +354.55%

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 317 468 213
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 12.29% 15.63% 12.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 292 127
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £170 £213 £145
90th Percentile £538 £574 £550
Scotland median daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +3.47% +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate £25.50 £35.00 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.14% +14.75% -5.94%
10th Percentile £13.35 £23.13 £20.75
90th Percentile £35.00 £121.25 £40.25
Scotland median hourly rate £23.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -8.00% - +13.64%

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 20 February 2019.

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 20 February 2019, 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 24 (72.73%) Finance
2 18 (54.55%) SQL
3 13 (39.39%) Data Management
4 11 (33.33%) ETL
5 10 (30.30%) Data Analysis
6 9 (27.27%) Migration
6 9 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (27.27%) Oracle
6 9 (27.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 9 (27.27%) Banking
7 7 (21.21%) Reference Data
8 6 (18.18%) Data Migration
8 6 (18.18%) Data Governance
8 6 (18.18%) Data Lineage
8 6 (18.18%) SAS
9 5 (15.15%) Business Analysis
9 5 (15.15%) Unix
9 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Excel
9 5 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (15.15%) Data Modelling
9 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (12.12%) Master Data Management
10 4 (12.12%) Project Management
10 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Office
11 3 (9.09%) MS Visio
11 3 (9.09%) CA
11 3 (9.09%) Informatica
11 3 (9.09%) PowerCenter
11 3 (9.09%) ERwin
11 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence

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 6 (18.18%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (9.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
1 2 (6.06%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 3 (9.09%) PowerCenter
3 2 (6.06%) OLAP
4 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (3.03%) Data Mart
4 1 (3.03%) DataStage
4 1 (3.03%) Pentaho
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) ERwin
1 3 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 24 (72.73%) Finance
2 9 (27.27%) Banking
3 3 (9.09%) Investment Banking
4 2 (6.06%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Analyst
2 14 (42.42%) Data Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Data Migration Lead
5 3 (9.09%) Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Ab Initio Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Cloud Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) Informatica Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Sales Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) Salesforce Administrator
7 1 (3.03%) Data Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Data Modeller
7 1 (3.03%) DataStage Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Developer Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) ETL Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Operations Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Report Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (3.03%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Reference Data
2 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.09%) Credit Risk
3 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.06%) Data Structures
4 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Data Management
2 11 (33.33%) ETL
3 10 (30.30%) Data Analysis
4 9 (27.27%) Migration
4 9 (27.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 9 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (18.18%) Data Governance
5 6 (18.18%) Data Lineage
5 6 (18.18%) Data Migration
6 5 (15.15%) Business Analysis
6 5 (15.15%) Data Modelling
7 4 (12.12%) Master Data Management
7 4 (12.12%) Project Management
8 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (9.09%) Data Extraction
8 3 (9.09%) Metadata Management
8 3 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (9.09%) Quality Management
8 3 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 18 (54.55%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) PL/SQL
2 2 (6.06%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.03%) Java
3 1 (3.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Control-M
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Oracle
2 3 (9.09%) CA
2 3 (9.09%) Informatica
3 2 (6.06%) Ab Initio
3 2 (6.06%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.03%) Hitachi
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.03%) Teradata