Period
to 19 December 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 December 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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 155 124 157
Rank change year-on-year -31 +33 -20
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 42 59 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.81% 1.18% 0.54%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.47% 7.84% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 40 8
Scotland median daily rate £394 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.56% +23.08% -18.75%
10th Percentile £296 £330 £238
90th Percentile £625 £575 £499
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Scotland median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -67.11% -
UK median hourly rate £20.25 £19.63 £13.00
% change year-on-year +3.16% +50.96% -31.58%

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 649 753 498
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 12.55% 15.10% 12.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 438 280
Scotland median daily rate £378 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.67% - +9.65%
10th Percentile £200 £187 £135
90th Percentile £538 £539 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 28 24
Scotland median hourly rate £17.75 £20.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.25% -20.00% -23.08%
10th Percentile £11.71 £13.00 £16.25
90th Percentile £34.40 £38.15 £40.50
UK median hourly rate £20.24 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year -3.67% -6.64% -

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 December 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 December 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 -9 28 £388 -3.13% 6
Glasgow -15 14 £600 +60.00% 9
Data Quality
UK

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 27 (64.29%) Finance
2 21 (50.00%) SQL
3 16 (38.10%) Data Analysis
4 14 (33.33%) Migration
5 13 (30.95%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 11 (26.19%) Data Migration
6 11 (26.19%) Banking
6 11 (26.19%) Microsoft Excel
7 10 (23.81%) QA
8 9 (21.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 9 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (19.05%) Degree
10 7 (16.67%) Business Analysis
10 7 (16.67%) QlikView
10 7 (16.67%) Data Management
10 7 (16.67%) Oracle
10 7 (16.67%) ETL
10 7 (16.67%) SAS
10 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
10 7 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (14.29%) Linux
11 6 (14.29%) Data Modelling
11 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (14.29%) Tableau
11 6 (14.29%) IaaS
11 6 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
12 5 (11.90%) Microservices
12 5 (11.90%) React
12 5 (11.90%) Spring Boot

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 7 (16.67%) SAS
2 2 (4.76%) Alfresco
3 1 (2.38%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (26.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (21.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (7.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.29%) IaaS
2 4 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (4.76%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 2 (4.76%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Firewall
1 1 (2.38%) HTTP
1 1 (2.38%) HTTPS
1 1 (2.38%) Kerberos
1 1 (2.38%) SSL
1 1 (2.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) QlikView
2 6 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (9.52%) Oracle Database
4 3 (7.14%) PowerCenter
5 2 (4.76%) MariaDB
6 1 (2.38%) Apache Hive
6 1 (2.38%) Data Mart
6 1 (2.38%) DataStage
6 1 (2.38%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.38%) HBase
6 1 (2.38%) Pentaho
6 1 (2.38%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.38%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) ERwin
2 2 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 27 (64.29%) Finance
2 11 (26.19%) Banking
3 5 (11.90%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.76%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (57.14%) Analyst
2 19 (45.24%) Data Analyst
3 6 (14.29%) Architect
3 6 (14.29%) Developer
3 6 (14.29%) Risk Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) Technical Architect
5 4 (9.52%) Report Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Senior Architect
5 4 (9.52%) Senior Technical Architect
5 4 (9.52%) Technology Risk Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Data Migration Lead
6 3 (7.14%) Risk Data Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Administrator
7 2 (4.76%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Cloud Administrator
7 2 (4.76%) Informatica Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Sales Administrator
7 2 (4.76%) Salesforce Administrator
7 2 (4.76%) Senior DevOps
8 1 (2.38%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) React
1 5 (11.90%) Spring
1 5 (11.90%) Spring Boot
2 4 (9.52%) AngularJS
2 4 (9.52%) RESTful
3 1 (2.38%) LDAP
3 1 (2.38%) OAuth
3 1 (2.38%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Reference Data
2 4 (9.52%) Credit Risk
3 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.38%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.29%) Linux
2 3 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) Data Analysis
2 14 (33.33%) Migration
3 13 (30.95%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 11 (26.19%) Data Migration
5 9 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 7 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (16.67%) Data Management
6 7 (16.67%) ETL
7 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (14.29%) Data Modelling
7 6 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (11.90%) Analytics
8 5 (11.90%) Data Governance
8 5 (11.90%) Data Lineage
8 5 (11.90%) Microservices
8 5 (11.90%) Project Management
8 5 (11.90%) Risk Management
8 5 (11.90%) Software Engineering
8 5 (11.90%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 21 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (11.90%) Java
3 2 (4.76%) VBA
4 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (23.81%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) GDPR
2 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) Ansible
1 3 (7.14%) Terraform
2 2 (4.76%) Puppet
3 1 (2.38%) Ambari
3 1 (2.38%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (2.38%) Oozie
3 1 (2.38%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 7 (16.67%) Oracle
2 6 (14.29%) Tableau
3 3 (7.14%) CA
3 3 (7.14%) Informatica
4 2 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.38%) Cloudera
5 1 (2.38%) Cognos
5 1 (2.38%) Hortonworks
5 1 (2.38%) Teradata