Period
to 23 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 June 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 118 140
Rank change year-on-year 0 +22 -36
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 85 41 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.60% 1.05% 1.23%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.41% 8.44% 8.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 11 43
Scotland median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £293 £300
90th Percentile £575 £475 £525
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Scotland median hourly rate - - £10.93
UK median hourly rate £25.50 £17.00 £16.09
% change year-on-year +50.00% +5.66% -23.38%

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 Scotland with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 745 486 819
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 14.07% 12.46% 14.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 267 441
Scotland median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% -
10th Percentile £200 £141 £188
90th Percentile £556 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £403
% change year-on-year +2.86% +8.56% +0.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 11 7
Scotland median hourly rate £21.62 £23.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.02% +61.46% -56.17%
10th Percentile £10.69 £13.75 £9.27
90th Percentile £68.13 £43.75 £21.35
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year +17.50% -16.67% +11.37%

Data Quality
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Data Quality as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Data Quality in Scotland

Data Quality
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Quality in Scotland

Data Quality
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Quality in Scotland over the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Quality in Scotland

Data Quality
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Quality in Scotland

Data Quality
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Quality within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 23 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +3 48 £400 -11.11%
Glasgow -4 34 £425 +40.50% 4
Inverclyde - 1 £325 -
Perth and Kinross - 1 £500 -
Data Quality
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Data Quality.

1 43 (50.59%) SQL
2 40 (47.06%) Finance
3 34 (40.00%) Data Analysis
4 29 (34.12%) Migration
4 29 (34.12%) ETL
5 28 (32.94%) Data Migration
6 25 (29.41%) Microsoft
7 24 (28.24%) Oracle
7 24 (28.24%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (24.71%) Data Modelling
9 19 (22.35%) Data Management
10 17 (20.00%) Banking
11 16 (18.82%) QA
11 16 (18.82%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (17.65%) Informatica
12 15 (17.65%) PowerCenter
12 15 (17.65%) ETL Development
13 14 (16.47%) Dynamics 365
13 14 (16.47%) Workflow
13 14 (16.47%) Unix
14 13 (15.29%) Teradata
15 12 (14.12%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (14.12%) Dynamics CRM
15 12 (14.12%) CRM
16 11 (12.94%) Data Warehouse
16 11 (12.94%) Performance Management
16 11 (12.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 11 (12.94%) Data Integration
16 11 (12.94%) Oracle Database
17 10 (11.76%) Hadoop

Data Quality
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 9 (10.59%) PowerExchange
2 8 (9.41%) SAS
3 3 (3.53%) Alfresco
Applications
1 9 (10.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (7.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (4.71%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 12 (14.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (4.71%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (16.47%) Dynamics 365
2 5 (5.88%) IaaS
3 3 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.53%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (3.53%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 2 (2.35%) Azure Data Factory
4 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.18%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.18%) Broadband
1 1 (1.18%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.65%) PowerCenter
2 11 (12.94%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (12.94%) Oracle Database
2 11 (12.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (11.76%) Hadoop
4 6 (7.06%) Power BI
5 5 (5.88%) Big Data
5 5 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (5.88%) Pentaho
6 4 (4.71%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 4 (4.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (3.53%) MariaDB
7 3 (3.53%) QlikView
8 2 (2.35%) Data Lake
8 2 (2.35%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 2 (2.35%) Snowflake Schema
8 2 (2.35%) SQL Server
8 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (2.35%) Star Schema
9 1 (1.18%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 10 (11.76%) ERwin
2 4 (4.71%) JIRA
3 2 (2.35%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.18%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 40 (47.06%) Finance
2 17 (20.00%) Banking
3 3 (3.53%) Electronics
3 3 (3.53%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.53%) Marketing
3 3 (3.53%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.18%) Billing
4 1 (1.18%) Front Office
4 1 (1.18%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 38 (44.71%) Developer
2 29 (34.12%) Analyst
3 23 (27.06%) Data Analyst
4 15 (17.65%) Informatica Developer
5 14 (16.47%) Architect
6 9 (10.59%) ETL Developer
7 7 (8.24%) CRM Developer
7 7 (8.24%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 7 (8.24%) Microsoft Developer
8 6 (7.06%) Senior Architect
9 5 (5.88%) Data Architect
9 5 (5.88%) Senior Developer
9 5 (5.88%) Technical Architect
10 4 (4.71%) Senior Informatica Developer
11 3 (3.53%) CRM Architect
11 3 (3.53%) Information Architect
11 3 (3.53%) Report Analyst
11 3 (3.53%) Senior Technical Architect
11 3 (3.53%) Solutions Architect
11 3 (3.53%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.88%) AngularJS
1 5 (5.88%) React
1 5 (5.88%) RESTful
1 5 (5.88%) Spring
1 5 (5.88%) Spring Boot
2 4 (4.71%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.88%) Reference Data
3 2 (2.35%) Credit Risk
3 2 (2.35%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.18%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.47%) Unix
2 5 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (40.00%) Data Analysis
2 29 (34.12%) ETL
2 29 (34.12%) Migration
3 28 (32.94%) Data Migration
4 24 (28.24%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (24.71%) Data Modelling
6 19 (22.35%) Data Management
7 16 (18.82%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (17.65%) ETL Development
9 14 (16.47%) Workflow
10 12 (14.12%) CRM
10 12 (14.12%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (12.94%) Data Integration
11 11 (12.94%) Performance Management
12 9 (10.59%) Decision-Making
12 9 (10.59%) Workflow Development
13 8 (9.41%) Analytics
13 8 (9.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 7 (8.24%) Data Cleansing
14 7 (8.24%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 43 (50.59%) SQL
2 9 (10.59%) C#
2 9 (10.59%) Java
2 9 (10.59%) JavaScript
3 8 (9.41%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (5.88%) Degree
2 3 (3.53%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (18.82%) QA
2 2 (2.35%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.35%) PMO
Systems Management
1 5 (5.88%) Oracle Flashback
2 3 (3.53%) Ansible
2 3 (3.53%) Puppet
2 3 (3.53%) Terraform
Vendors
1 25 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 24 (28.24%) Oracle
3 15 (17.65%) Informatica
4 13 (15.29%) Teradata
5 10 (11.76%) CA
6 3 (3.53%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (3.53%) SAP
6 3 (3.53%) Tableau
7 1 (1.18%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.18%) Trillium