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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Analysis over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Analysis
Rank 63 49 72
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +23
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 67 84 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.63% 3.10% 2.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.28% 3.91% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 48 17
Average daily rate £375 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £325 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £483 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £358 £335
% change year-on-year
+8.74% +6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.19
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.63 £19.75 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-20.88% -17.70%
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
2043 2149 1721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 80.05% 79.42% 74.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1095 1223 856
Average daily rate £380 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.79% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 29 33
Average hourly rate £33.71 £25.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.19% -21.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.10 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £47.50 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Data Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Analysis across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Analysis within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -5 39 £450 +12.50% 6
Glasgow +15 23 £350 -12.50% 5
Stirling - 3 £340 -
Dundee - 1 £525 -
Data Analysis
UK

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Data Analysis 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 Analysis.

1 68 (51.13%) Finance
2 43 (32.33%) Banking
2 43 (32.33%) SQL
3 42 (31.58%) Data Modelling
4 29 (21.80%) Business Analysis
5 25 (18.80%) Data Warehouse
6 22 (16.54%) Data Quality
7 21 (15.79%) Analytics
8 19 (14.29%) Migration
9 18 (13.53%) Stakeholder Management
9 18 (13.53%) MS Excel
9 18 (13.53%) Oracle
10 17 (12.78%) Java
10 17 (12.78%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (12.03%) Data Migration
12 15 (11.28%) ETL
12 15 (11.28%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (9.02%) .NET
13 12 (9.02%) GIS
13 12 (9.02%) ArcGIS
13 12 (9.02%) Security Cleared
13 12 (9.02%) Open Source
13 12 (9.02%) AngularJS
13 12 (9.02%) Dojo
13 12 (9.02%) jQuery
14 11 (8.27%) Asset Management
14 11 (8.27%) Investment Banking
14 11 (8.27%) User Experience
14 11 (8.27%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (8.27%) Service Delivery

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Data Analysis 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 Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (9.02%) ArcGIS
2 5 (3.76%) PowerExchange
3 4 (3.01%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (2.26%) Apache
4 3 (2.26%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.50%) SAS
6 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (13.53%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.26%) MS Office
3 5 (3.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.26%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (4.51%) Markit EDM
2 4 (3.01%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.75%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 1 (0.75%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.75%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.01%) Internet
2 3 (2.26%) SSL
3 1 (0.75%) Broadband
3 1 (0.75%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (18.80%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (9.02%) GIS
3 11 (8.27%) MS Access
4 10 (7.52%) Relational Database
4 10 (7.52%) Star Schema
5 8 (6.02%) Oracle Database
6 7 (5.26%) PowerCenter
7 6 (4.51%) Data Mining
7 6 (4.51%) SQL Server
8 5 (3.76%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (3.01%) Hadoop
10 3 (2.26%) MySQL
10 3 (2.26%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (2.26%) QlikView
11 2 (1.50%) Big Data
11 2 (1.50%) DataStage
11 2 (1.50%) NoSQL
11 2 (1.50%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (1.50%) Oracle Discoverer
11 2 (1.50%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (2.26%) ERwin
1 3 (2.26%) Log4j
2 2 (1.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.50%) Subversion
3 1 (0.75%) Toad
General
1 68 (51.13%) Finance
2 43 (32.33%) Banking
3 11 (8.27%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.01%) Front Office
4 4 (3.01%) Retail
5 3 (2.26%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.50%) Advertising
6 2 (1.50%) Back Office
6 2 (1.50%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.50%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.75%) Law
Job Titles
1 88 (66.17%) Analyst
2 40 (30.08%) Business Analyst
3 25 (18.80%) Data Analyst
4 18 (13.53%) Developer
5 14 (10.53%) Data Business Analyst
6 12 (9.02%) GIS Developer
7 10 (7.52%) Business Data Analyst
7 10 (7.52%) Systems Analyst
8 8 (6.02%) Architect
9 7 (5.26%) Business Systems Analyst
10 6 (4.51%) Angular Developer
10 6 (4.51%) Financial Analyst
10 6 (4.51%) Information Analyst
10 6 (4.51%) Security Analyst
11 5 (3.76%) Digital Analyst
11 5 (3.76%) ETL Architect
11 5 (3.76%) Senior Analyst
11 5 (3.76%) Service Analyst
11 5 (3.76%) SQL Analyst
11 5 (3.76%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.02%) .NET
1 12 (9.02%) AngularJS
1 12 (9.02%) Dojo
1 12 (9.02%) jQuery
2 6 (4.51%) PostGIS
3 3 (2.26%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (2.26%) REST
4 1 (0.75%) Web Services
4 1 (0.75%) XML
4 1 (0.75%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.27%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (8.27%) User Experience
2 5 (3.76%) Data Integration
2 5 (3.76%) Mainframe
2 5 (3.76%) Reference Data
2 5 (3.76%) VSAM
3 4 (3.01%) Data Structures
3 4 (3.01%) Derivative
3 4 (3.01%) Equities
3 4 (3.01%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.26%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.50%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.50%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.75%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.27%) Unix
2 5 (3.76%) Linux
3 2 (1.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (31.58%) Data Modelling
2 29 (21.80%) Business Analysis
3 21 (15.79%) Analytics
4 19 (14.29%) Migration
5 18 (13.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (12.78%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (12.03%) Data Migration
8 15 (11.28%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (11.28%) ETL
9 12 (9.02%) Open Source
10 11 (8.27%) Asset Management
10 11 (8.27%) SDLC
10 11 (8.27%) Service Delivery
11 9 (6.77%) Use Case
12 8 (6.02%) BPR
13 7 (5.26%) Information Security
13 7 (5.26%) Investment Management
13 7 (5.26%) Project Management
13 7 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
14 6 (4.51%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 43 (32.33%) SQL
2 17 (12.78%) Java
3 11 (8.27%) PL/SQL
4 6 (4.51%) VBA
5 3 (2.26%) AWK
5 3 (2.26%) C
5 3 (2.26%) sed
6 2 (1.50%) Clojure
6 2 (1.50%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.50%) Ruby
7 1 (0.75%) Python
7 1 (0.75%) R
7 1 (0.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (9.02%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.02%) ISEB
3 5 (3.76%) Degree
4 2 (1.50%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.75%) CISA
5 1 (0.75%) CISM
5 1 (0.75%) CRISC
5 1 (0.75%) IIBA
5 1 (0.75%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (16.54%) Data Quality
2 8 (6.02%) QA
3 2 (1.50%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (1.50%) EMIR
3 2 (1.50%) SLA
4 1 (0.75%) COBIT
4 1 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.75%) MiFID
System Software
1 4 (3.01%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (2.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (13.53%) Oracle
2 10 (7.52%) MicroStrategy
3 7 (5.26%) Informatica
4 6 (4.51%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.01%) SAP
6 2 (1.50%) IBM
6 2 (1.50%) Pega
6 2 (1.50%) Twitter
7 1 (0.75%) Actimize
7 1 (0.75%) CA
7 1 (0.75%) FactSet
7 1 (0.75%) Google
7 1 (0.75%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.75%) Splunk
7 1 (0.75%) Tableau
7 1 (0.75%) Teradata
7 1 (0.75%) Trillium
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