The table below looks at the statistics for Data Analytics 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 Analytics over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Analytics
Rank 120 109 113
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Contract jobs citing Data Analytics 11 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.43% 0.53% 0.044%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.67% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 0
Average daily rate £400 £395 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.50 £37.00 -
% change year-on-year
+25.67% -
Data Analytics
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
2031 2098 1682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 79.71% 79.32% 74.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1091 1198 834
Average daily rate £380 £396 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.04% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £285 £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 23 23 31
Average hourly rate £33.71 £27.50 £29.17
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% -5.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.77 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.60 £47.50 £41.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Data Analytics
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Analytics across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Analytics Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Data Analytics
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Data Analytics Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Data Analytics
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analytics across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Data Analytics Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Data Analytics
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 Analytics within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 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 -12 9 £400 +32.23% 1
Glasgow +8 3 £400 -23.80% 1
Data Analytics
UK

Data Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Data Analytics 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 Analytics.

1 30 (100.00%) Analytics
2 18 (60.00%) Finance
3 12 (40.00%) Banking
3 12 (40.00%) C#
3 12 (40.00%) WPF
4 11 (36.67%) Unit Testing
4 11 (36.67%) Visualisation
4 11 (36.67%) High Availability
4 11 (36.67%) .NET
4 11 (36.67%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (33.33%) Derivative
5 10 (33.33%) Equity Derivative
6 9 (30.00%) User Experience
6 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (30.00%) Migration
7 7 (23.33%) General Ledger
7 7 (23.33%) Software Testing
7 7 (23.33%) FATCA
7 7 (23.33%) Anti-Money Laundering
7 7 (23.33%) Security Testing
7 7 (23.33%) Data Migration
7 7 (23.33%) Data Extraction
7 7 (23.33%) Information Assurance
8 6 (20.00%) Algorithmic Trading
8 6 (20.00%) Market Making
8 6 (20.00%) Mentoring
9 5 (16.67%) Coaching
9 5 (16.67%) Data Quality
9 5 (16.67%) Resource Management
9 5 (16.67%) ETL

Data Analytics
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Data Analytics 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 Analytics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) CMS
1 1 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.67%) HDInsight
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Toad
2 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (60.00%) Finance
2 12 (40.00%) Banking
3 7 (23.33%) General Ledger
4 4 (13.33%) Retail
5 3 (10.00%) Investment Banking
6 2 (6.67%) Private Banking
6 2 (6.67%) Retail Banking
7 1 (3.33%) Legal
7 1 (3.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Developer
2 10 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 7 (23.33%) Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) WPF Developer
4 5 (16.67%) C# WPF Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Data Warehouse Manager
4 5 (16.67%) Finance Manager
4 5 (16.67%) Finance Systems Manager
4 5 (16.67%) Fraud Manager
4 5 (16.67%) Test Manager
5 4 (13.33%) Architect
5 4 (13.33%) Test Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Data Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) .NET Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Azure Architect
7 2 (6.67%) Banking Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Architect
7 2 (6.67%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (40.00%) WPF
2 11 (36.67%) .NET
3 2 (6.67%) SOAP
4 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.33%) CSS
4 1 (3.33%) CSS3
4 1 (3.33%) HTML
4 1 (3.33%) HTML5
4 1 (3.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (36.67%) Visualisation
2 10 (33.33%) Derivative
2 10 (33.33%) Equity Derivative
3 9 (30.00%) User Experience
4 7 (23.33%) Data Extraction
5 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (6.67%) Data Integration
7 1 (3.33%) Contract for Difference
7 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (3.33%) Equities
7 1 (3.33%) Fixed Income
7 1 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (100.00%) Analytics
2 11 (36.67%) High Availability
2 11 (36.67%) Unit Testing
3 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (30.00%) Migration
4 7 (23.33%) Anti-Money Laundering
4 7 (23.33%) Data Migration
4 7 (23.33%) Information Assurance
4 7 (23.33%) Security Testing
4 7 (23.33%) Software Testing
5 6 (20.00%) Algorithmic Trading
5 6 (20.00%) Market Making
5 6 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 5 (16.67%) Coaching
6 5 (16.67%) ETL
6 5 (16.67%) Resource Management
7 3 (10.00%) Data Management
7 3 (10.00%) Data Modelling
7 3 (10.00%) Physical Data Model
7 3 (10.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) C#
2 4 (13.33%) Java
3 2 (6.67%) SQL
4 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) ISEB
2 2 (6.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (23.33%) FATCA
2 5 (16.67%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Informatica
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle
2 2 (6.67%) Teradata
3 1 (3.33%) IBM
3 1 (3.33%) Trillium