The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had Data Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Analyst
UK / Scotland
Rank 66 91 54
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -37
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 41 35 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.34% 1.38% 2.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.46% 1.47% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 25 49
Median daily rate £300 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £194 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £530 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 1
Median hourly rate £17.32 - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.09 £15.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+14.85% -12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1666 2378 2624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 95.09% 94.07% 96.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 974 1274 1466
Median daily rate £370 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.51% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 31 60
Median hourly rate £17.32 £33.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.51% +109.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.98 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.10 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

Data Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Scotland region that featured Data Analyst in the job title.

Data Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Data Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Data Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Data Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analyst across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Data Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Data Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Data Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Data Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analyst across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Data Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

Data Analyst
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 Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 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 +29 20 £375 -16.66% 6
Glasgow -2 13 £300 -11.11% 1
Dundee - 2 - -
Stirling - 2 £300 -
Data Analyst
UK

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, Data Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region featuring Data Analyst in the job title.

1 29 (40.28%) SQL
2 26 (36.11%) Finance
3 21 (29.17%) Data Analysis
3 21 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (19.44%) ETL
5 12 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (16.67%) Oracle
5 12 (16.67%) Banking
6 11 (15.28%) Web Services
7 10 (13.89%) XML
7 10 (13.89%) Data Management
7 10 (13.89%) Data Quality
8 9 (12.50%) Relational Database
8 9 (12.50%) Degree
8 9 (12.50%) SAS
9 8 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (11.11%) WSDL
9 8 (11.11%) MS Excel
9 8 (11.11%) Java
9 8 (11.11%) Teradata
9 8 (11.11%) XML Messaging
9 8 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (9.72%) Disclosure Scotland
10 7 (9.72%) Big Data
10 7 (9.72%) Computer Science
10 7 (9.72%) Windows
10 7 (9.72%) Linux
10 7 (9.72%) Microsoft
10 7 (9.72%) Migration
11 6 (8.33%) Management Information System

Data Analyst Skill Set
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 9 (12.50%) SAS
2 4 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (5.56%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.17%) CMS
3 3 (4.17%) Confluence
3 3 (4.17%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.39%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.39%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 7 (9.72%) Big Data
4 5 (6.94%) Oracle Database
4 5 (6.94%) SQL Server
5 4 (5.56%) GIS
5 4 (5.56%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.78%) MS Access
6 2 (2.78%) QGIS
6 2 (2.78%) Spatial Data
7 1 (1.39%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.39%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.39%) DataStage
7 1 (1.39%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.39%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.39%) PowerCenter
7 1 (1.39%) QlikView
7 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (4.17%) JIRA
2 2 (2.78%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.39%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 26 (36.11%) Finance
2 12 (16.67%) Banking
3 4 (5.56%) Retail
3 4 (5.56%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.39%) Back Office
5 1 (1.39%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.39%) Legal
5 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.28%) Web Services
2 10 (13.89%) XML
3 8 (11.11%) WSDL
3 8 (11.11%) XML Messaging
4 6 (8.33%) .NET
5 4 (5.56%) CSS
5 4 (5.56%) HTML
5 4 (5.56%) jQuery
6 3 (4.17%) .NET Framework
6 3 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (2.78%) Ajax
7 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.78%) CSS3
7 2 (2.78%) HTML5
7 2 (2.78%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.72%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.56%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.56%) Driving Licence
4 4 (5.56%) Linked Data
5 2 (2.78%) Web 2.0
6 1 (1.39%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.39%) Derivative
6 1 (1.39%) Equities
6 1 (1.39%) Minimum Viable Product
6 1 (1.39%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.72%) Linux
1 7 (9.72%) Windows
2 1 (1.39%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (29.17%) Data Analysis
2 14 (19.44%) ETL
3 10 (13.89%) Data Management
4 8 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (9.72%) Migration
6 6 (8.33%) Visualisation
7 5 (6.94%) Asset Management
7 5 (6.94%) Data Modelling
7 5 (6.94%) GAP Analysis
8 4 (5.56%) Analytics
8 4 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (5.56%) ITIL
8 4 (5.56%) RDF
8 4 (5.56%) Security Patching
8 4 (5.56%) Service Management
9 3 (4.17%) Data Analytics
9 3 (4.17%) Master Data Management
9 3 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 29 (40.28%) SQL
2 8 (11.11%) Java
3 6 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.17%) C#
5 2 (2.78%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.78%) Python
5 2 (2.78%) SPARQL
5 2 (2.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (12.50%) Degree
2 3 (4.17%) BC Cleared
2 3 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.39%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.89%) Data Quality
2 7 (9.72%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.78%) WCAG
4 1 (1.39%) Basel II
4 1 (1.39%) BS7666
4 1 (1.39%) FATCA
4 1 (1.39%) QA
4 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 4 (5.56%) vSphere
1 4 (5.56%) XenApp
Vendors
1 12 (16.67%) Oracle
2 8 (11.11%) Teradata
3 7 (9.72%) Microsoft
4 6 (8.33%) Bloomberg
5 5 (6.94%) IBM
6 4 (5.56%) Citrix
6 4 (5.56%) NetApp
6 4 (5.56%) VMware
7 3 (4.17%) Cloudera
8 2 (2.78%) Tableau
9 1 (1.39%) Ab Initio
9 1 (1.39%) Cognos
9 1 (1.39%) GoldenSource
9 1 (1.39%) Informatica
9 1 (1.39%) Netezza
9 1 (1.39%) Platfora
9 1 (1.39%) Talend
9 1 (1.39%) Twitter
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