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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Quality
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 64 68 60
Rank change year-on-year +4 -8  
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 8 23 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.89% 1.52% 1.35%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.14% 9.87% 8.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 17 12
Median daily rate £438 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.77% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £413 £401
% change year-on-year +2.42% +2.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.50 £15.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -30.00% -40.00%  

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 112 233 213
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 12.44% 15.43% 15.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 126 132
Median daily rate £359 £400 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.31% +16.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £200 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £22.50 £13.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.66% -71.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.45 £41.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -52.56% +57.69%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Quality in Edinburgh

Data Quality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 6 (50.00%) SQL
1 6 (50.00%) Data Management
2 4 (33.33%) Migration
2 4 (33.33%) Banking
3 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Validation
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (25.00%) GIS
3 3 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (25.00%) Data Validation
3 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (25.00%) BDD
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Testing
3 3 (25.00%) PostGIS
3 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (25.00%) User Stories
3 3 (25.00%) Ansible
3 3 (25.00%) QA
3 3 (25.00%) Gherkin
3 3 (25.00%) QGIS
3 3 (25.00%) Spatial Data
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (16.67%) Release Management
4 2 (16.67%) Test Planning
4 2 (16.67%) Reference Data

Data Quality
Top Related 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 1 (8.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (25.00%) GIS
1 3 (25.00%) QGIS
1 3 (25.00%) Spatial Data
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (8.33%) Big Data
3 1 (8.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Data Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Automation Tester
3 3 (25.00%) QA Automation Tester
3 3 (25.00%) QA Tester
3 3 (25.00%) Tester
4 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Data Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (8.33%) ETL Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Fund Data Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Salesforce Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Salesforce Developer
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) SSIS Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Gherkin
1 3 (25.00%) PostGIS
2 1 (8.33%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Reference Data
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Data Management
2 4 (33.33%) Migration
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Testing
3 3 (25.00%) BDD
3 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (25.00%) Data Validation
3 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (25.00%) User Stories
3 3 (25.00%) Validation
4 2 (16.67%) CRM
4 2 (16.67%) ETL
4 2 (16.67%) Release Management
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (16.67%) Test Planning
5 1 (8.33%) Change Management
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
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