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 7 December 2016 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Analyst
Rank 88 96 61
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -35
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 33 40 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.67% 1.40% 2.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.76% 1.49% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 23 46
Median daily rate £337 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £130 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £445 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Median hourly rate £52.00 £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.94 £19.50 £15.86
% change year-on-year
-2.87% +22.98%
Data Analyst
UK

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
1877 2679 2685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 95.23% 93.54% 95.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1097 1394 1443
Median daily rate £370 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £236 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 47 52
Median hourly rate £14.93 £19.02 £15.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.50% +19.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £43.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 7 December 2016.

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
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 7 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 +18 22 £444 +11.63% 3
Glasgow -6 5 £338 -
Stirling - 3 £300 -
West Lothian -2 1 £325 +3.17%
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Aberdeen - 1 £175 -
Data Analyst
UK

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 21 (37.50%) Finance
2 18 (32.14%) SQL
3 17 (30.36%) Data Analysis
4 13 (23.21%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (16.07%) Asset Management
6 9 (16.07%) Oracle
7 8 (14.29%) Banking
7 8 (14.29%) Visualisation
8 7 (12.50%) XML
8 7 (12.50%) Data Modelling
8 7 (12.50%) ETL
8 7 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
9 6 (10.71%) Bloomberg
9 6 (10.71%) Business Analysis
9 6 (10.71%) Degree
9 6 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (8.93%) Data Quality
10 5 (8.93%) XML Messaging
10 5 (8.93%) WSDL
10 5 (8.93%) PL/SQL
10 5 (8.93%) Web Services
10 5 (8.93%) Java
11 4 (7.14%) JavaScript
11 4 (7.14%) HTML
11 4 (7.14%) VBA
11 4 (7.14%) .NET
11 4 (7.14%) CSS
11 4 (7.14%) Windows

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 4 (7.14%) SAS
2 3 (5.36%) CMS
2 3 (5.36%) Umbraco
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.79%) Confluence
4 1 (1.79%) GeoServer
4 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.57%) MS Office
3 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Markit EDM
1 1 (1.79%) thinkFolio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.21%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (7.14%) GIS
2 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 4 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (5.36%) QGIS
3 3 (5.36%) Spatial Data
4 2 (3.57%) Data Mining
4 2 (3.57%) MS Access
5 1 (1.79%) Big Data
5 1 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.79%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.79%) PowerPivot
5 1 (1.79%) QlikView
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.79%) JIRA
General
1 21 (37.50%) Finance
2 8 (14.29%) Banking
3 2 (3.57%) Legal
3 2 (3.57%) Retail
3 2 (3.57%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.50%) XML
2 5 (8.93%) Web Services
2 5 (8.93%) WSDL
2 5 (8.93%) XML Messaging
3 4 (7.14%) .NET
3 4 (7.14%) CSS
3 4 (7.14%) HTML
3 4 (7.14%) jQuery
4 3 (5.36%) .NET Framework
4 3 (5.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (3.57%) Ajax
5 2 (3.57%) CSS3
5 2 (3.57%) HTML5
5 2 (3.57%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (14.29%) Visualisation
3 4 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.14%) Linked Data
3 4 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.57%) CMDB
4 2 (3.57%) Data Integration
4 2 (3.57%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.57%) Ontologies
4 2 (3.57%) Reference Data
4 2 (3.57%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.79%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.79%) Derivative
5 1 (1.79%) Equities
5 1 (1.79%) Minimum Viable Product
5 1 (1.79%) Remote Sensing
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.14%) Linux
1 4 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.36%) Data Analysis
2 10 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (16.07%) Asset Management
4 7 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 7 (12.50%) ETL
5 6 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (10.71%) Business Analysis
6 4 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (7.14%) Data Management
6 4 (7.14%) Data Visualisation
6 4 (7.14%) RDF
6 4 (7.14%) System Testing
6 4 (7.14%) Translating Business Requirements
6 4 (7.14%) Use Case
6 4 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (5.36%) Analytics
7 3 (5.36%) Migration
7 3 (5.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (5.36%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (5.36%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 18 (32.14%) SQL
2 5 (8.93%) Java
2 5 (8.93%) PL/SQL
3 4 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.14%) VBA
4 2 (3.57%) Python
4 2 (3.57%) SPARQL
5 1 (1.79%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) BC Cleared
2 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (8.93%) Data Quality
3 2 (3.57%) WCAG
4 1 (1.79%) BS7666
4 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) GeoWebCache
Vendors
1 9 (16.07%) Oracle
2 6 (10.71%) Bloomberg
3 3 (5.36%) Teradata
4 1 (1.79%) Charles River
4 1 (1.79%) Cognos
4 1 (1.79%) ESRI
4 1 (1.79%) GoldenSource
4 1 (1.79%) Informatica
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.79%) Platfora
4 1 (1.79%) Tableau
4 1 (1.79%) Trillium
4 1 (1.79%) Twitter
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