Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 81 103
Rank change year-on-year -19 +22 -7
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 39 31 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.30% 1.37% 1.24%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.77% 10.20% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 11 22
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% +20.00%
10th Percentile £268 £363 £363
90th Percentile £480 £475 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - £13.50
Scotland median hourly rate - - £10.93

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 399 304 455
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 13.34% 13.47% 16.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 182 228
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +13.31%
10th Percentile £169 £146 £156
90th Percentile £558 £506 £525
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate £35.00 £23.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.37% +75.93% -55.74%
10th Percentile £13.63 £21.63 £12.75
90th Percentile £43.25 £24.88 £14.25
Scotland median hourly rate £18.50 £19.88 £14.12
% change year-on-year -6.92% +40.73% -56.55%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 27 (69.23%) SQL
2 22 (56.41%) Finance
3 19 (48.72%) Data Analysis
4 17 (43.59%) ETL
5 15 (38.46%) Migration
5 15 (38.46%) Banking
6 14 (35.90%) Oracle
6 14 (35.90%) Data Migration
7 11 (28.21%) ETL Development
8 10 (25.64%) Teradata
9 9 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (23.08%) Unix
9 9 (23.08%) Informatica
9 9 (23.08%) PowerCenter
10 8 (20.51%) SAS
10 8 (20.51%) Data Modelling
10 8 (20.51%) Data Integration
10 8 (20.51%) Oracle Database
11 7 (17.95%) Hadoop
11 7 (17.95%) Data Lineage
11 7 (17.95%) ERwin
11 7 (17.95%) PowerExchange
11 7 (17.95%) CA
11 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 6 (15.38%) QA
13 5 (12.82%) Data Mapping
13 5 (12.82%) PL/SQL

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 8 (20.51%) SAS
2 7 (17.95%) PowerExchange
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (7.69%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) PowerCenter
2 8 (20.51%) Oracle Database
3 7 (17.95%) Hadoop
4 6 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (10.26%) Pentaho
6 2 (5.13%) Big Data
6 2 (5.13%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (5.13%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (2.56%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
7 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (17.95%) ERwin
2 3 (7.69%) JIRA
3 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
General
1 22 (56.41%) Finance
2 15 (38.46%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Front Office
3 1 (2.56%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (56.41%) Analyst
2 17 (43.59%) Data Analyst
2 17 (43.59%) Developer
3 9 (23.08%) Informatica Developer
4 5 (12.82%) ETL Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Data Migration Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Migration Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Report Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) SAS Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Informatica Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Delivery Project Manager
6 1 (2.56%) IT Manager
6 1 (2.56%) IT Services Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.56%) SAS Data Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.26%) Reference Data
3 2 (5.13%) Credit Risk
3 2 (5.13%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) Data Analysis
2 17 (43.59%) ETL
3 15 (38.46%) Migration
4 14 (35.90%) Data Migration
5 11 (28.21%) ETL Development
6 9 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (20.51%) Data Integration
7 8 (20.51%) Data Modelling
8 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (17.95%) Data Lineage
9 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 5 (12.82%) Data Management
10 5 (12.82%) Data Mapping
11 4 (10.26%) Change Management
11 4 (10.26%) Decision-Making
11 4 (10.26%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (10.26%) Software Testing
12 3 (7.69%) Data Architecture
12 3 (7.69%) Data Governance
12 3 (7.69%) Scorecard
Programming Languages
1 27 (69.23%) SQL
2 5 (12.82%) PL/SQL
3 3 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.56%) PMO
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 14 (35.90%) Oracle
2 10 (25.64%) Teradata
3 9 (23.08%) Informatica
4 7 (17.95%) CA
5 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.56%) Ab Initio
6 1 (2.56%) Trillium