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 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Mining
Rank 76 74 68
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing Data Mining 14 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.82% 0.50% 0.089%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.03% 2.73% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £340 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -24.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £415 £300
% change year-on-year
-15.66% +38.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 - £17.50
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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
232 220 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.54% 18.39% 16.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 117 74
Average daily rate £389 £364 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.79% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £242 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £16.50 £12.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -63.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.80 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+5.51% +2.56%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Mining across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Data Mining Daily Rate Histogram 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 2 September 2015, 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 12 (52.17%) SAS
2 11 (47.83%) SQL
3 10 (43.48%) Finance
4 8 (34.78%) Banking
4 8 (34.78%) Analytics
5 7 (30.43%) Data Analysis
6 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
6 6 (26.09%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (26.09%) Retail
6 6 (26.09%) Retail Banking
6 6 (26.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (26.09%) Test Scripting
6 6 (26.09%) Non-Functional Testing
6 6 (26.09%) Data Reconciliation
6 6 (26.09%) Test Planning
7 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (21.74%) Business Analysis
7 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (17.39%) GAP Analysis
9 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
9 3 (13.04%) Data Transformation
9 3 (13.04%) Data Mapping
9 3 (13.04%) Dashboard Development
10 2 (8.70%) Customer Insight
10 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 2 (8.70%) Data Management
10 2 (8.70%) MS Access
10 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
10 2 (8.70%) Benchmarking
10 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development

Data Mining
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 12 (52.17%) SAS
2 1 (4.35%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.70%) MS Access
2 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Axure RP
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 8 (34.78%) Banking
3 6 (26.09%) Retail
3 6 (26.09%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Marketing
4 1 (4.35%) Legal
4 1 (4.35%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) Business Analyst
3 7 (30.43%) Data Analyst
4 6 (26.09%) Test Leader
5 3 (13.04%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) MI Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Data Business Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Lead Business Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Business Data Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) SQL Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Data Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) SAS Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Business Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) GIS
2 1 (4.35%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (4.35%) Photography
2 1 (4.35%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Analytics
2 7 (30.43%) Data Analysis
3 6 (26.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (26.09%) Test Scripting
3 6 (26.09%) Non-Functional Testing
3 6 (26.09%) Data Reconciliation
3 6 (26.09%) Test Planning
4 5 (21.74%) Business Analysis
4 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (17.39%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (13.04%) Data Transformation
6 3 (13.04%) Dashboard Development
6 3 (13.04%) Data Mapping
7 2 (8.70%) Customer Insight
7 2 (8.70%) Benchmarking
7 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (8.70%) Data Management
8 1 (4.35%) BPMN
8 1 (4.35%) Data Migration
8 1 (4.35%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) ESRI