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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Analyst
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 57 76 37
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -39
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 14 15 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.68% 1.09% 3.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.76% 1.14% 4.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 38
Median daily rate £368 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.52% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £184 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 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 £18.39 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+11.45% -2.94%

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
795 1314 1271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.21% 95.77% 96.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 666 658
Median daily rate £375 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 20
Median hourly rate £25.00 £19.02 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.44% +18.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.49 £15.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017, 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 17 (45.95%) Finance
2 16 (43.24%) SQL
3 9 (24.32%) Oracle
3 9 (24.32%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (24.32%) Banking
3 9 (24.32%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (21.62%) Relational Database
4 8 (21.62%) XML Messaging
4 8 (21.62%) Degree
4 8 (21.62%) WSDL
4 8 (21.62%) Java
4 8 (21.62%) Web Services
4 8 (21.62%) XML
5 7 (18.92%) Windows
5 7 (18.92%) Linux
5 7 (18.92%) Computer Science
6 6 (16.22%) Bloomberg
7 5 (13.51%) ETL
7 5 (13.51%) Asset Management
7 5 (13.51%) Data Analysis
7 5 (13.51%) Management Information System
7 5 (13.51%) Oracle Database
8 4 (10.81%) Driving Licence
8 4 (10.81%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (10.81%) Business Analysis
8 4 (10.81%) Data Management
8 4 (10.81%) Data Modelling
8 4 (10.81%) Internet
9 3 (8.11%) SAS
9 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development

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 3 (8.11%) SAS
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.70%) MS Office
1 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Markit EDM
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (24.32%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (21.62%) Relational Database
3 5 (13.51%) Oracle Database
4 4 (10.81%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (5.41%) Big Data
5 2 (5.41%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.70%) GIS
6 1 (2.70%) MS Access
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (2.70%) QGIS
6 1 (2.70%) Spatial Data
General
1 17 (45.95%) Finance
2 9 (24.32%) Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.41%) Retail
3 2 (5.41%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) Web Services
1 8 (21.62%) WSDL
1 8 (21.62%) XML
1 8 (21.62%) XML Messaging
2 1 (2.70%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (18.92%) Computer Science
3 5 (13.51%) Management Information System
4 4 (10.81%) Driving Licence
5 2 (5.41%) CMDB
5 2 (5.41%) Visualisation
6 1 (2.70%) Data Extraction
6 1 (2.70%) Data Integration
6 1 (2.70%) Derivative
6 1 (2.70%) Equities
6 1 (2.70%) Minimum Viable Product
6 1 (2.70%) Ontologies
6 1 (2.70%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Linux
1 7 (18.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.51%) Asset Management
1 5 (13.51%) Data Analysis
1 5 (13.51%) ETL
2 4 (10.81%) Business Analysis
2 4 (10.81%) Data Management
2 4 (10.81%) Data Modelling
3 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.41%) Analytics
4 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (5.41%) Change Management
4 2 (5.41%) Migration
4 2 (5.41%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (5.41%) Programme Management
4 2 (5.41%) System Testing
4 2 (5.41%) Use Case
4 2 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (5.41%) User Stories
5 1 (2.70%) Data Governance
5 1 (2.70%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (43.24%) SQL
2 8 (21.62%) Java
3 2 (5.41%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.70%) Python
4 1 (2.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) Degree
2 3 (8.11%) BC Cleared
2 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Oracle
2 6 (16.22%) Bloomberg
3 3 (8.11%) Teradata
4 1 (2.70%) Cognos
4 1 (2.70%) GoldenSource
4 1 (2.70%) Tableau
4 1 (2.70%) Twitter