The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 27 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.

Data Quality
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 37 45
Rank change year-on-year -15 +8  
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 6 17 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.14% 2.96% 3.05%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.17% 26.98% 26.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 10
Median daily rate £300 £325 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -24.41%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £33.75
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 Glasgow with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 59 63 100
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 11.22% 10.96% 11.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 33 68
Median daily rate £300 £300 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -30.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £211 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.90 £41.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -51.46% +41.37%  

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow 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 Glasgow

Data Quality
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data Quality in Glasgow.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Quality in Glasgow

Data Quality
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Quality in Glasgow

Data Quality
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 9 (75.00%) Data Management
2 8 (66.67%) SQL
3 7 (58.33%) Finance
3 7 (58.33%) Data Analysis
4 6 (50.00%) Master Data Management
4 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
4 6 (50.00%) ETL
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (16.67%) Banking
6 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 2 (16.67%) Migration
6 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (16.67%) ERP
6 2 (16.67%) Confluence
6 2 (16.67%) Change Management
6 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (16.67%) JIRA
6 2 (16.67%) Kanban
6 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
6 2 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
7 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (8.33%) Data Governance
7 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
7 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (8.33%) Credit Risk

Data Quality
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 2 (16.67%) Confluence
2 1 (8.33%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Project
2 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (8.33%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Front Office
3 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Analyst
2 8 (66.67%) Data Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) ERP Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Test Data Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Data Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Data Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Data Migration Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Migration Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Support Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Credit Risk
2 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Data Management
2 7 (58.33%) Data Analysis
3 6 (50.00%) ETL
3 6 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
3 6 (50.00%) Master Data Management
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Change Management
5 2 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
5 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 2 (16.67%) ERP
5 2 (16.67%) Kanban
5 2 (16.67%) Migration
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (8.33%) Financial Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Logical Data Model
6 1 (8.33%) Metadata Management
6 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
6 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Cognos
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) MicroStrategy