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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Mining
Rank 92 68 -
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -
Contract jobs citing Data Mining 2 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.13% 0.96% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.70% 4.91% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 0
Average daily rate £398 £478 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.64% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £376 £369 £410
% change year-on-year
+2.03% -10.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.25 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+73.00% +6.38%
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
287 285 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 18.71% 19.53% 18.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 174 123
Average daily rate £400 £395 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%

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 30 April 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 3 (60.00%) ISEB
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (40.00%) Information Assurance
2 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Customer Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (20.00%) IIBA
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Data Extraction
3 1 (20.00%) Credit Risk
3 1 (20.00%) Use Case
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma
3 1 (20.00%) Benchmarking
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis

Data Mining
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 1 (20.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) LoadRunner Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Test Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Test Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Credit Risk
1 1 (20.00%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Analytics
1 2 (40.00%) Information Assurance
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Security Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) Benchmarking
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Customer Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Use Case
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Data Quality