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 3 months to 22 June 2017 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 83 73
Rank change year-on-year +18 -10  
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 19 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.58% 1.10% 0.90%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.61% 6.49% 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 5
Median daily rate £449 £500 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.25% +37.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £525 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £448 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £16.09 £23.75
% change year-on-year +10.31% -32.25%  

Data Quality is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next 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 and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 179 231 210
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 14.90% 17.00% 14.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 104 104
Median daily rate £388 £393 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.27% +12.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £245 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £467
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £30.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.28% +14.00%  

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Data Quality as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Quality also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 14 (51.85%) Data Management
2 13 (48.15%) Banking
3 12 (44.44%) Finance
4 9 (33.33%) Data Lineage
5 7 (25.93%) SQL
6 6 (22.22%) Teradata
6 6 (22.22%) Data Analysis
6 6 (22.22%) Business Analysis
7 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (18.52%) Oracle
8 4 (14.81%) SAS
8 4 (14.81%) Informatica
8 4 (14.81%) PowerCenter
8 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
8 4 (14.81%) Market Risk
9 3 (11.11%) Reference Data
9 3 (11.11%) Unix
9 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (11.11%) ETL
9 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (7.41%) Credit Risk
10 2 (7.41%) Data Governance
10 2 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (7.41%) Test Planning
10 2 (7.41%) Master Data Management
10 2 (7.41%) Data Cleansing
10 2 (7.41%) CRM
10 2 (7.41%) CIMA
10 2 (7.41%) Release Management

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 4 (14.81%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) PowerCenter
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.70%) Big Data
4 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) ERwin
General
1 13 (48.15%) Banking
2 12 (44.44%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (66.67%) Analyst
2 12 (44.44%) Data Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Business Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) Informatica Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Business Data Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Data Business Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Data Modeller
5 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (3.70%) ETL Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (3.70%) Fund Data Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Informatica Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Informatica Developer
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Developer
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) CSS
1 1 (3.70%) jQuery
1 1 (3.70%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Market Risk
2 3 (11.11%) Reference Data
3 2 (7.41%) Credit Risk
4 1 (3.70%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Unix
2 1 (3.70%) AIX
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Data Management
2 9 (33.33%) Data Lineage
3 6 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 6 (22.22%) Data Analysis
4 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (11.11%) ETL
5 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.41%) CRM
6 2 (7.41%) Data Cleansing
6 2 (7.41%) Data Governance
6 2 (7.41%) Master Data Management
6 2 (7.41%) Migration
6 2 (7.41%) Release Management
6 2 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) Test Planning
7 1 (3.70%) Asset Management
7 1 (3.70%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) Data Migration
7 1 (3.70%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) Apex Code
2 1 (3.70%) C#
2 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) CIMA
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) COREP
1 1 (3.70%) FINREP
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Teradata
2 5 (18.52%) Oracle
3 4 (14.81%) Informatica
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com