The table below looks at the statistics for Data Analytics 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 Analytics over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Analytics
Rank 84 70 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing Data Analytics 9 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.63% 0.66% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.83% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 0
Average daily rate £400 £303 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.23% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.93% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.00 -
Data Analytics
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1159 1079 865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.68% 79.40% 72.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 613 601 448
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £288 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 7
Average hourly rate £19.02 £28.50 £180.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.26% -84.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Data Analytics
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Data Analytics Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Data Analytics
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Data Analytics Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Data Analytics
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analytics across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Data Analytics Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Data Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Data Analytics 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 Analytics.

1 14 (100.00%) Analytics
2 8 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (57.14%) Banking
3 6 (42.86%) Migration
3 6 (42.86%) General Ledger
3 6 (42.86%) Software Testing
3 6 (42.86%) Security Testing
3 6 (42.86%) Data Migration
3 6 (42.86%) Data Extraction
3 6 (42.86%) Information Assurance
3 6 (42.86%) FATCA
3 6 (42.86%) Anti-Money Laundering
4 5 (35.71%) Mentoring
4 5 (35.71%) ETL
4 5 (35.71%) Finance
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 4 (28.57%) ISEB
5 4 (28.57%) Resource Management
5 4 (28.57%) Retail
5 4 (28.57%) Coaching
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
7 2 (14.29%) SQL
7 2 (14.29%) SOAP
7 2 (14.29%) ITIL
7 2 (14.29%) Windows
7 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle
7 2 (14.29%) Informatica

Data Analytics
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Data Analytics 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 Analytics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) CMS
1 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
3 2 (14.29%) HDInsight
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Toad
2 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (57.14%) Banking
2 6 (42.86%) General Ledger
3 5 (35.71%) Finance
4 4 (28.57%) Retail
5 2 (14.29%) Retail Banking
6 1 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
1 4 (28.57%) Architect
1 4 (28.57%) Data Warehouse Manager
1 4 (28.57%) Finance Manager
1 4 (28.57%) Finance Systems Manager
1 4 (28.57%) Fraud Manager
1 4 (28.57%) Test Analyst
1 4 (28.57%) Test Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Azure Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Banking Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Configuration Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Deployment Manager
3 1 (7.14%) ETL Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Integration Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Release Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) SOA Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) SOAP
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
2 1 (7.14%) CSS
2 1 (7.14%) CSS3
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) HTML5
2 1 (7.14%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Data Extraction
2 2 (14.29%) Data Integration
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Analytics
2 6 (42.86%) Anti-Money Laundering
2 6 (42.86%) Data Migration
2 6 (42.86%) Information Assurance
2 6 (42.86%) Migration
2 6 (42.86%) Security Testing
2 6 (42.86%) Software Testing
3 5 (35.71%) ETL
3 5 (35.71%) Mentoring
4 4 (28.57%) Coaching
4 4 (28.57%) Resource Management
5 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (14.29%) Data Management
6 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
6 2 (14.29%) ITIL
6 2 (14.29%) Service Management
6 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) ISEB
2 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 2 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) FATCA
2 2 (14.29%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Informatica
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Teradata