Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 113 86
Rank change year-on-year +21 -27 -5
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 43 8 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.46% 0.38% 1.52%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.73% 2.80% 11.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 6 29
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £329 £400 £313
90th Percentile £578 £506 £488
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £12.50 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £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 442 286 425
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 14.96% 13.43% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 152 212
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £394 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.59% +16.67% -13.85%
10th Percentile £205 £155 £200
90th Percentile £563 £549 £488
Scotland median daily rate £375 £354 £338
% change year-on-year +5.93% +4.89% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Edinburgh median hourly rate £23.75 £27.75 £32.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.41% -14.42% +105.61%
10th Percentile £13.63 £21.18 £31.14
90th Percentile £32.88 £38.73 £33.71
Scotland median hourly rate £18.63 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -25.50% -23.08% +68.83%

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 22 November 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 November 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 20 (46.51%) Migration
1 20 (46.51%) Data Analysis
2 16 (37.21%) Data Migration
3 13 (30.23%) Informatica
3 13 (30.23%) PowerCenter
3 13 (30.23%) Finance
3 13 (30.23%) Data Management
3 13 (30.23%) Data Integration
4 12 (27.91%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (25.58%) SQL
5 11 (25.58%) Banking
5 11 (25.58%) Data Lineage
6 7 (16.28%) Data Modelling
7 6 (13.95%) ETL
7 6 (13.95%) Teradata
7 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 5 (11.63%) Data Mapping
8 5 (11.63%) Reference Data
8 5 (11.63%) Oracle
8 5 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (9.30%) SAS
9 4 (9.30%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (6.98%) Market Risk
10 3 (6.98%) Retail Banking
10 3 (6.98%) Business Analysis
10 3 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Excel
10 3 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (6.98%) SQL Server

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 (9.30%) SAS
2 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.33%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.33%) AutoCAD
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.23%) PowerCenter
2 3 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.33%) Big Data
3 1 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.33%) DataStage
3 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.33%) GIS
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.33%) Spatial Data
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) ERwin
2 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (30.23%) Finance
2 11 (25.58%) Banking
3 3 (6.98%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (46.51%) Analyst
2 15 (34.88%) Data Analyst
3 14 (32.56%) Developer
4 12 (27.91%) Informatica Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Data Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Migration Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Data Migration Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Data Modeller
6 2 (4.65%) Risk Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Banking Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Business Intelligence Architect
7 1 (2.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Developer Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) GIS Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Informatica Consultant
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Informatica Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Teradata Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Teradata Developer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Reference Data
2 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.98%) Market Risk
4 2 (4.65%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.33%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Unix
2 1 (2.33%) AIX
2 1 (2.33%) Linux
2 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (46.51%) Data Analysis
1 20 (46.51%) Migration
2 16 (37.21%) Data Migration
3 13 (30.23%) Data Integration
3 13 (30.23%) Data Management
4 12 (27.91%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (25.58%) Data Lineage
6 7 (16.28%) Data Modelling
7 6 (13.95%) ETL
7 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 5 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (11.63%) Data Mapping
9 4 (9.30%) Requirements Analysis
10 3 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (6.98%) Business Analysis
11 2 (4.65%) Information Management
11 2 (4.65%) Project Management
11 2 (4.65%) TOGAF
11 2 (4.65%) UML
11 2 (4.65%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.58%) SQL
2 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) CIMA
1 2 (4.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) COBIT
2 1 (2.33%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (30.23%) Informatica
2 6 (13.95%) Teradata
3 5 (11.63%) Oracle
4 2 (4.65%) SAP
5 1 (2.33%) CA
5 1 (2.33%) ESRI
5 1 (2.33%) IBM
5 1 (2.33%) Microsoft