Period
to 23 November 2017

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 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 166 133
Rank change year-on-year +35 -33 -24
Contract jobs citing Data Quality 56 20 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.11% 0.46% 1.07%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.69% 3.60% 8.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 10 32
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £324 £263 £313
90th Percentile £575 £491 £487
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Scotland median hourly rate £12.50 £38.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -67.11% - -
UK median hourly rate £19.63 £13.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year +48.11% -32.05% +8.33%

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 728 556 806
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 14.44% 12.83% 13.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 320 405
Scotland median daily rate £375 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +7.41% -9.40%
10th Percentile £176 £152 £181
90th Percentile £541 £488 £488
UK median daily rate £440 £425 £407
% change year-on-year +3.53% +4.42% +1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 23 13
Scotland median hourly rate £18.63 £25.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.50% -23.08% +68.83%
10th Percentile £13.00 £16.25 £16.45
90th Percentile £45.05 £40.50 £40.00
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £22.84 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.42% +1.49% +18.42%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +26 43 £400 - 1
Glasgow -12 10 £375 -6.25%
Inverclyde - 2 £325 -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Data Quality
UK

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

1 22 (39.29%) Data Analysis
2 20 (35.71%) Migration
2 20 (35.71%) SQL
3 19 (33.93%) Data Modelling
4 17 (30.36%) Data Management
5 16 (28.57%) Data Migration
5 16 (28.57%) Data Integration
6 14 (25.00%) Finance
6 14 (25.00%) Informatica
7 13 (23.21%) PowerCenter
7 13 (23.21%) ETL
7 13 (23.21%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (21.43%) Banking
9 11 (19.64%) Data Lineage
10 9 (16.07%) Oracle
11 8 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (12.50%) Teradata
12 7 (12.50%) Data Mapping
13 6 (10.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 6 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (10.71%) Data Cleansing
13 6 (10.71%) Reference Data
13 6 (10.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 5 (8.93%) SAS
14 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
14 5 (8.93%) Dimensional Modelling
14 5 (8.93%) Business Analysis
14 5 (8.93%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 5 (8.93%) SAS
2 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.79%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.79%) AutoCAD
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.79%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) IaaS
1 1 (1.79%) PaaS
1 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.21%) PowerCenter
2 8 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (10.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
4 5 (8.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database
5 4 (7.14%) Snowflake Schema
5 4 (7.14%) Star Schema
6 3 (5.36%) DataStage
6 3 (5.36%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 3 (5.36%) IBM InfoSphere
6 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (5.36%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (5.36%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.57%) RDBMS
7 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.79%) Big Data
8 1 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.79%) GIS
Development Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.36%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (3.57%) ERwin
General
1 14 (25.00%) Finance
2 12 (21.43%) Banking
3 3 (5.36%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (41.07%) Analyst
2 19 (33.93%) Developer
3 18 (32.14%) Data Analyst
4 12 (21.43%) Informatica Developer
5 6 (10.71%) Architect
5 6 (10.71%) Data Architect
6 5 (8.93%) ETL Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Data Modeller
7 3 (5.36%) Migration Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Data Migration Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Risk Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) SSAS Developer
8 2 (3.57%) SSIS Developer
9 1 (1.79%) Banking Analyst
9 1 (1.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 1 (1.79%) Data Integration Analyst
9 1 (1.79%) Informatica Consultant
9 1 (1.79%) Integration Analyst
9 1 (1.79%) Senior Informatica Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Reference Data
2 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.93%) Data Structures
3 3 (5.36%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.79%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.36%) Unix
2 1 (1.79%) AIX
2 1 (1.79%) Linux
2 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (39.29%) Data Analysis
2 20 (35.71%) Migration
3 19 (33.93%) Data Modelling
4 17 (30.36%) Data Management
5 16 (28.57%) Data Integration
5 16 (28.57%) Data Migration
6 13 (23.21%) ETL
6 13 (23.21%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (19.64%) Data Lineage
8 8 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (12.50%) Data Mapping
10 6 (10.71%) Data Cleansing
10 6 (10.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 5 (8.93%) Analytics
11 5 (8.93%) Business Analysis
11 5 (8.93%) Data Governance
11 5 (8.93%) Dimensional Modelling
11 5 (8.93%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (8.93%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (35.71%) SQL
2 3 (5.36%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.79%) C#
3 1 (1.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) CIMA
3 1 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) COBIT
2 1 (1.79%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 14 (25.00%) Informatica
2 9 (16.07%) Oracle
3 7 (12.50%) Teradata
4 4 (7.14%) IBM
5 3 (5.36%) MicroStrategy
5 3 (5.36%) Netezza
5 3 (5.36%) Talend
6 2 (3.57%) Cognos
6 2 (3.57%) SAP
6 2 (3.57%) Tableau
7 1 (1.79%) CA
7 1 (1.79%) Cisco
7 1 (1.79%) ESRI
7 1 (1.79%) Microsoft