The first table below looks at the demand for Data Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Analysis over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Edinburgh region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Analysis
Rank 62 41 42
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +1
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 19 14 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.48% 1.86% 2.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 2.68% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 18
Average daily rate £350 £315 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £164 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £380 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £27.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-17.43% +29.76%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
925 523 811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 72.04% 69.46% 67.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 236 406
Average daily rate £400 £380 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 3 24
Average hourly rate £25.00 £50.83 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.81% +154.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £20.35 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £70.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Data Analysis
Scotland

Data Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Analysis across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Data Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Analysis across the Edinburgh region.

Data Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Data Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analysis across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Data Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Data Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Analysis across the Edinburgh region.

Data Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Data Analysis also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Data Analysis.

1 23 (57.50%) Finance
2 12 (30.00%) Banking
3 9 (22.50%) Data Modelling
3 9 (22.50%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (22.50%) Asset Management
4 8 (20.00%) SQL
4 8 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (15.00%) Data Management
5 6 (15.00%) Test Scripting
5 6 (15.00%) Investment Management
6 5 (12.50%) GIS
6 5 (12.50%) SOA
6 5 (12.50%) Oracle
7 4 (10.00%) Java
7 4 (10.00%) JBoss
7 4 (10.00%) ETL
7 4 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (10.00%) ISEB
7 4 (10.00%) Java EE
7 4 (10.00%) Selenium
7 4 (10.00%) Business Analysis
8 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (7.50%) Investment Banking
8 3 (7.50%) Derivative
8 3 (7.50%) Retail Banking
8 3 (7.50%) Use Case
8 3 (7.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (7.50%) Performance Testing
8 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Data Management
8 3 (7.50%) Degree

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Data Analysis also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Data Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.50%) SAS
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.50%) MS Project
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.50%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.50%) PowerCenter
3 1 (2.50%) MS Access
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Selenium
2 3 (7.50%) PowerDesigner
3 2 (5.00%) JMeter
4 1 (2.50%) ERwin
General
1 23 (57.50%) Finance
2 12 (30.00%) Banking
3 3 (7.50%) Investment Banking
3 3 (7.50%) Retail Banking
3 3 (7.50%) Advertising
3 3 (7.50%) Retail
4 1 (2.50%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 30 (75.00%) Analyst
2 14 (35.00%) Business Analyst
3 11 (27.50%) Data Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Architect
6 2 (5.00%) SAS Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Chief Technology Officer
7 1 (2.50%) Microstrategy Developer
7 1 (2.50%) PMO Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Business Data Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Informatica Architect
7 1 (2.50%) Payments Business Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Change Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Technical Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Data Architect
7 1 (2.50%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) Java EE
2 3 (7.50%) Drools
3 2 (5.00%) CSS
3 2 (5.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) GIS
2 3 (7.50%) Derivative
3 2 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (5.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.00%) Equities
3 2 (5.00%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.50%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) Data Modelling
1 9 (22.50%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (22.50%) Asset Management
2 8 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (15.00%) Data Management
3 6 (15.00%) Test Scripting
3 6 (15.00%) Investment Management
4 5 (12.50%) SOA
5 4 (10.00%) ETL
5 4 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.50%) Use Case
6 3 (7.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (7.50%) Performance Testing
6 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Data Management
6 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (5.00%) Six Sigma
7 2 (5.00%) Programme Management
7 2 (5.00%) Migration
7 2 (5.00%) Cash Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.00%) SQL
2 4 (10.00%) Java
3 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.00%) VBA
5 1 (2.50%) Korn
5 1 (2.50%) Perl
5 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) ISEB
2 3 (7.50%) Degree
3 2 (5.00%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) EMIR
1 2 (5.00%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (2.50%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) FATCA
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) Oracle
2 4 (10.00%) JBoss
3 3 (7.50%) Charles River
4 2 (5.00%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (2.50%) Informatica
5 1 (2.50%) Cognos
5 1 (2.50%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.50%) SAP
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