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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Mining over the 3 months to 24 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Mining
Rank 97 77 86
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +9
Contract jobs citing Data Mining 2 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.15% 0.76% 0.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.69% 3.85% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 1
Median daily rate £375 £475 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +15.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £356 £400
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -10.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £19.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -19.14%
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
289 286 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 21.46% 19.75% 19.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 167 141
Median daily rate £375 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.27 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+20.26% -13.33%

Data Mining
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Data Mining as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Data Mining also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Data Mining.

1 3 (42.86%) ISEB
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
2 2 (28.57%) Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Security Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) Information Assurance
2 2 (28.57%) LoadRunner
2 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) SAS
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) WLAN
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services

Data Mining
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 1 (14.29%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
1 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (14.29%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Big Data
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) LoadRunner
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) LoadRunner Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Test Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Test Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Data Scientist
3 1 (14.29%) DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Credit Risk
2 1 (14.29%) Data Extraction
2 1 (14.29%) Data Structures
2 1 (14.29%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Analytics
1 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
1 2 (28.57%) Information Assurance
1 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
1 2 (28.57%) Security Testing
1 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
1 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
1 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
2 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
2 1 (14.29%) Benchmarking
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Customer Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Data Lineage
2 1 (14.29%) ETL
2 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
2 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma
2 1 (14.29%) SOA
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISEB
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) RedGate