The table below looks at the statistics for Data Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Analysis over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Analysis
Rank 86 72 64
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -8
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 34 55 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.74% 1.95% 2.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.15% 2.46% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 31 42
Median daily rate £350 £395 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.39% +3.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £223 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £500 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £11.45 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.49 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-2.48% -30.41%
Data Analysis
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1584 2234 2192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 81.23% 79.02% 77.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 915 1197 1215
Median daily rate £375 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 41 24
Median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +26.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.35 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

Data Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Data Analysis as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Data Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Data Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Data Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

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

Data Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Data Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Data Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Data Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Analysis within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -2 16 £355 -11.25% 3
Glasgow +3 8 £445 +31.85% 2
Stirling -1 3 £300 -
West Lothian - 3 £325 -
Dundee 0 1 £350 -33.33%
Data Analysis
UK

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Data Analysis 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Data Analysis.

1 21 (35.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 18 (30.00%) Finance
3 17 (28.33%) SQL
4 16 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (25.00%) Banking
6 14 (23.33%) Business Analysis
6 14 (23.33%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (21.67%) Data Modelling
7 13 (21.67%) Oracle
7 13 (21.67%) Asset Management
8 11 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
10 8 (13.33%) Analytics
10 8 (13.33%) Project Management
10 8 (13.33%) SAS
11 7 (11.67%) ETL
11 7 (11.67%) SQL Server
11 7 (11.67%) PL/SQL
11 7 (11.67%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (10.00%) Oracle Database
13 5 (8.33%) Data Quality
13 5 (8.33%) SDLC
13 5 (8.33%) Relational Database
13 5 (8.33%) Investment Banking
13 5 (8.33%) Unix
13 5 (8.33%) MS Excel
13 5 (8.33%) CRM
13 5 (8.33%) RDBMS
13 5 (8.33%) GIS
14 4 (6.67%) Middleware

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 8 (13.33%) SAS
2 4 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (3.33%) GeoServer
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Spatial
5 1 (1.67%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.67%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.67%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) thinkFolio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (23.33%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (11.67%) SQL Server
3 6 (10.00%) Oracle Database
4 5 (8.33%) GIS
4 5 (8.33%) RDBMS
4 5 (8.33%) Relational Database
5 4 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (3.33%) Power BI
7 2 (3.33%) QGIS
7 2 (3.33%) QlikView
7 2 (3.33%) Spatial Data
7 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.67%) Data Lake
8 1 (1.67%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.67%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.67%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.67%) ERwin
General
1 18 (30.00%) Finance
2 15 (25.00%) Banking
3 5 (8.33%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.00%) Retail
5 2 (3.33%) Legal
5 2 (3.33%) Marketing
5 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.67%) Automotive
6 1 (1.67%) Billing
6 1 (1.67%) German Language
Job Titles
1 37 (61.67%) Analyst
2 17 (28.33%) Data Analyst
3 16 (26.67%) Business Analyst
4 10 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
5 5 (8.33%) Data Business Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Database Designer
6 4 (6.67%) Designer
6 4 (6.67%) Senior Business Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Analytics Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Business Data Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Coordinator
7 3 (5.00%) GIS Coordinator
7 3 (5.00%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Banking Business Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Banking Project Manager
8 2 (3.33%) Consultant
8 2 (3.33%) MI Specialist
8 2 (3.33%) Senior Banking Business Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.67%) Middleware
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (1.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.67%) MDX
3 1 (1.67%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.00%) Credit Risk
2 3 (5.00%) Data Integration
2 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.33%) Reference Data
3 2 (3.33%) Replication
3 2 (3.33%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.67%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.67%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.67%) Minimum Viable Product
4 1 (1.67%) Statistics
4 1 (1.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (35.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (23.33%) Business Analysis
3 13 (21.67%) Asset Management
3 13 (21.67%) Data Modelling
4 11 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
6 8 (13.33%) Analytics
6 8 (13.33%) Project Management
7 7 (11.67%) ETL
7 7 (11.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (8.33%) CRM
8 5 (8.33%) SDLC
9 4 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (6.67%) Change Control
9 4 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (6.67%) Fund Accounting
9 4 (6.67%) Investment Management
9 4 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (6.67%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (28.33%) SQL
2 7 (11.67%) PL/SQL
3 4 (6.67%) Java
3 4 (6.67%) VBA
4 2 (3.33%) C
5 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.67%) Python
5 1 (1.67%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) Degree
2 3 (5.00%) HND
3 1 (1.67%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) Data Quality
2 3 (5.00%) FATCA
3 2 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.67%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) GeoWebCache
Vendors
1 13 (21.67%) Oracle
2 3 (5.00%) Charles River
2 3 (5.00%) Virgin Media
3 2 (3.33%) Cognos
3 2 (3.33%) ESRI
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.33%) Teradata
4 1 (1.67%) Bloomberg
4 1 (1.67%) CA
4 1 (1.67%) GoldenSource
4 1 (1.67%) IBM
4 1 (1.67%) Informatica
4 1 (1.67%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (1.67%) Peregrine
4 1 (1.67%) Tableau
4 1 (1.67%) Twitter