The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had Data Scientist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Scientist
Rank 124 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Data Scientist 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.045% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £500 £278
% change year-on-year
-26.00% +80.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Data Scientist
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
2124 3113 2633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.86% 95.02% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1240 1622 1358
Median daily rate £350 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 74 52
Median hourly rate £16.50 £18.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.81% +8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.45 £41.00 £42.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Data Scientist
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Data Scientist Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Data Scientist
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 Scientist within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 August 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 - 1 - -
Data Scientist
UK

Data Scientist Skill Set
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, Data Scientist 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 Scientist in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Actionable Insight
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (50.00%) B2B
2 1 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) QlikView
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data

Data Scientist 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
1 1 (50.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (50.00%) QlikView
General
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Actionable Insight
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) B2B
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Salesforce.com