Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 141 119 179
Rank change year-on-year -22 +60 -61
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 63 61 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.15% 1.28% 0.64%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.32% 9.61% 4.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 31 17
Scotland median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £293 £313 £275
90th Percentile £575 £475 £525
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Scotland median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -67.11% -
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year +18.42% +40.74% -27.03%

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 757 635 718
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 13.81% 13.34% 13.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 346 390
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £187 £150 £181
90th Percentile £554 £525 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £413
% change year-on-year +2.27% +6.67% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 26 19
Scotland median hourly rate £16.38 £16.13 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.55% -35.50% -22.90%
10th Percentile £10.61 £13.00 £14.10
90th Percentile £35.00 £34.69 £40.90
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £21.90 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.11% -8.75% +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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -18 33 £350 -12.50% 5
Glasgow -6 30 £475 +35.71% 3
Data Quality
UK

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 28 (44.44%) Finance
2 25 (39.68%) SQL
3 21 (33.33%) Data Analysis
4 20 (31.75%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (30.16%) Microsoft
6 18 (28.57%) QA
7 17 (26.98%) Data Migration
7 17 (26.98%) Migration
8 16 (25.40%) Workflow
8 16 (25.40%) Data Management
9 15 (23.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 14 (22.22%) Dynamics 365
11 12 (19.05%) Banking
11 12 (19.05%) Dynamics CRM
11 12 (19.05%) CRM
12 11 (17.46%) Java
12 11 (17.46%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (17.46%) Microsoft Excel
12 11 (17.46%) SAS
12 11 (17.46%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (17.46%) Performance Management
13 10 (15.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 10 (15.87%) Oracle
14 9 (14.29%) JavaScript
14 9 (14.29%) C#
14 9 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 9 (14.29%) Workflow Development
15 8 (12.70%) Data Lineage
15 8 (12.70%) IaaS
15 8 (12.70%) Decision-Making

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 11 (17.46%) SAS
2 3 (4.76%) Alfresco
3 1 (1.59%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (17.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (7.94%) MS Visio
5 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 12 (19.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (22.22%) Dynamics 365
2 8 (12.70%) IaaS
3 4 (6.35%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (4.76%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 1 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.59%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) Broadband
1 1 (1.59%) Firewall
1 1 (1.59%) HTTP
1 1 (1.59%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.59%) Kerberos
1 1 (1.59%) Skype
1 1 (1.59%) SSL
1 1 (1.59%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (12.70%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (9.52%) Pentaho
4 5 (7.94%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (7.94%) QlikView
5 3 (4.76%) MariaDB
6 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.59%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.59%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.59%) HBase
7 1 (1.59%) Power BI
7 1 (1.59%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (1.59%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.59%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 4 (6.35%) JIRA
2 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (44.44%) Finance
2 12 (19.05%) Banking
3 3 (4.76%) Electronics
3 3 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.76%) Marketing
3 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.59%) Front Office
4 1 (1.59%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Legal
4 1 (1.59%) Publishing
4 1 (1.59%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (49.21%) Analyst
2 28 (44.44%) Data Analyst
3 18 (28.57%) Developer
4 10 (15.87%) Architect
5 7 (11.11%) CRM Developer
5 7 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Developer
5 7 (11.11%) Technical Architect
6 6 (9.52%) ETL Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Senior Architect
7 4 (6.35%) Senior Technical Architect
8 3 (4.76%) CRM Architect
8 3 (4.76%) Data Migration Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Information Architect
8 3 (4.76%) Migration Analyst
9 2 (3.17%) Junior
9 2 (3.17%) Junior Analyst
9 2 (3.17%) Junior Data Analyst
9 2 (3.17%) Lead Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.11%) AngularJS
1 7 (11.11%) React
1 7 (11.11%) RESTful
1 7 (11.11%) Spring
1 7 (11.11%) Spring Boot
2 4 (6.35%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (1.59%) LDAP
3 1 (1.59%) OAuth
3 1 (1.59%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) Reference Data
2 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.35%) Credit Risk
3 3 (4.76%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.59%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 20 (31.75%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (26.98%) Data Migration
3 17 (26.98%) Migration
4 16 (25.40%) Data Management
4 16 (25.40%) Workflow
5 15 (23.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 12 (19.05%) CRM
7 11 (17.46%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (17.46%) Performance Management
7 11 (17.46%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (14.29%) Workflow Development
9 8 (12.70%) Data Lineage
9 8 (12.70%) Decision-Making
9 8 (12.70%) ETL
10 7 (11.11%) Analytics
10 7 (11.11%) Microservices
11 6 (9.52%) Business Analysis
11 6 (9.52%) Data Governance
11 6 (9.52%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 25 (39.68%) SQL
2 11 (17.46%) Java
3 9 (14.29%) C#
3 9 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 7 (11.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (12.70%) Degree
2 3 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (28.57%) QA
2 2 (3.17%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.59%) GDPR
3 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (7.94%) Oracle Flashback
2 4 (6.35%) Ansible
2 4 (6.35%) Terraform
3 3 (4.76%) Puppet
4 1 (1.59%) Ambari
4 1 (1.59%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (1.59%) Oozie
4 1 (1.59%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 19 (30.16%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.87%) Oracle
3 5 (7.94%) Tableau
4 3 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (4.76%) SAP
5 1 (1.59%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.59%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.59%) Cognos
5 1 (1.59%) Hortonworks
5 1 (1.59%) Teradata
5 1 (1.59%) Trillium