The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Data Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

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.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Analyst
Rank 53 69 42
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 21 24 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.27% 1.60% 3.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.35% 1.67% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 36
Median daily rate £444 £398 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.63% +13.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £304 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £455 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Median hourly rate £52.00 £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.94 £19.50 £15.86
% change year-on-year
-2.87% +22.98%
Data Analyst
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
894 1434 1411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.65% 95.66% 96.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 700 767
Median daily rate £390 £395 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.26% +1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £269 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 14 16
Median hourly rate £19.50 £19.02 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.52% +20.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.82 £11.78 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £41.50 £24.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

Data Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Edinburgh region that featured Data Analyst in the job title.

Data Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Data Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Data Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Data Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analyst across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Data Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Data Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Data Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, Data Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Data Analyst in the job title.

1 19 (48.72%) Finance
2 14 (35.90%) SQL
3 11 (28.21%) Data Analysis
4 10 (25.64%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (23.08%) Asset Management
6 8 (20.51%) Oracle
7 7 (17.95%) Data Modelling
7 7 (17.95%) Banking
7 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (15.38%) Business Analysis
8 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (15.38%) Bloomberg
9 5 (12.82%) ETL
9 5 (12.82%) WSDL
9 5 (12.82%) Java
9 5 (12.82%) Web Services
9 5 (12.82%) XML
9 5 (12.82%) XML Messaging
9 5 (12.82%) Degree
10 4 (10.26%) Computer Science
10 4 (10.26%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (10.26%) System Testing
10 4 (10.26%) Oracle Database
10 4 (10.26%) Relational Database
10 4 (10.26%) Translating Business Requirements
10 4 (10.26%) Migration
10 4 (10.26%) Windows
10 4 (10.26%) Linux
10 4 (10.26%) PL/SQL

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 4 (10.26%) SAS
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.56%) GeoServer
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.56%) MS Office
1 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Markit EDM
1 1 (2.56%) thinkFolio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (10.26%) Oracle Database
2 4 (10.26%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (5.13%) Data Mining
4 2 (5.13%) GIS
4 2 (5.13%) QGIS
4 2 (5.13%) Spatial Data
5 1 (2.56%) Big Data
5 1 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.56%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.56%) MS Access
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 19 (48.72%) Finance
2 7 (17.95%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Retail
3 2 (5.13%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Legal
4 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) Web Services
1 5 (12.82%) WSDL
1 5 (12.82%) XML
1 5 (12.82%) XML Messaging
2 1 (2.56%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.26%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.13%) CMDB
4 2 (5.13%) Data Integration
4 2 (5.13%) Driving Licence
4 2 (5.13%) Reference Data
4 2 (5.13%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.56%) Data Extraction
5 1 (2.56%) Derivative
5 1 (2.56%) Equities
5 1 (2.56%) Minimum Viable Product
5 1 (2.56%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Linux
1 4 (10.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) Data Analysis
2 9 (23.08%) Asset Management
3 7 (17.95%) Data Modelling
4 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (15.38%) Business Analysis
4 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (12.82%) ETL
6 4 (10.26%) Migration
6 4 (10.26%) System Testing
6 4 (10.26%) Translating Business Requirements
6 4 (10.26%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (7.69%) Data Migration
7 3 (7.69%) Use Case
8 2 (5.13%) Analytics
8 2 (5.13%) Data Mapping
8 2 (5.13%) Investment Management
8 2 (5.13%) Portfolio Management
8 2 (5.13%) Risk Analysis
8 2 (5.13%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (5.13%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.90%) SQL
2 5 (12.82%) Java
3 4 (10.26%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.13%) VBA
5 1 (2.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) BC Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) GeoWebCache
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) Oracle
2 6 (15.38%) Bloomberg
3 3 (7.69%) Teradata
4 1 (2.56%) Charles River
4 1 (2.56%) Cognos
4 1 (2.56%) ESRI
4 1 (2.56%) GoldenSource
4 1 (2.56%) Informatica
4 1 (2.56%) Tableau
4 1 (2.56%) Trillium
4 1 (2.56%) Twitter
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