The table below looks at the statistics for Data Mining 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 Mining over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Mining
Rank 91 77 71
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -6
Contract jobs citing Data Mining 5 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.35% 0.38% 0.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.75% 1.82% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate £424 £363 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.96% -19.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £36.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-51.36% +73.80%
Data Mining
Scotland

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

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
286 274 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 20.20% 20.59% 17.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 156 87
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £310 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £25.00 £47.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.36% +251.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +16.07%

Data Mining
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Mining across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Data Mining Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Data Mining
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Data Mining Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Data Mining
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Data Mining Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Data Mining
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Data Mining 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 Mining.

1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Analytics
3 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (37.50%) SAS
3 3 (37.50%) ISEB
4 2 (25.00%) LoadRunner
4 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (25.00%) Customer Insight
4 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (25.00%) Benchmarking
4 2 (25.00%) Data Extraction
4 2 (25.00%) Information Assurance
4 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (25.00%) Credit Risk
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Security Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (12.50%) Use Case
5 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
5 1 (12.50%) IIBA
5 1 (12.50%) Pega
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (12.50%) Customer Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) Dashboard Development

Data Mining
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Data Mining 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 Mining. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MS Access
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Test Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Test Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Data Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Lead Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner Test Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) SAS Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) SAS Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Credit Risk
2 2 (25.00%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (25.00%) Benchmarking
2 2 (25.00%) Customer Insight
2 2 (25.00%) Information Assurance
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (25.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ISEB
2 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Pega