The table below looks at the statistics for Data Transformation 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 Transformation over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Transformation
Rank 125 108 103
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -5
Contract jobs citing Data Transformation 4 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.15% 0.20% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.29% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +26.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £413 £350
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +25.00%
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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
2099 1712 1750
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.33% 69.91% 65.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1068 863 843
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 38 68
Average hourly rate £21.50 £29.00 £17.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.86% +64.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.63 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £35.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Data Transformation
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Data Transformation Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Data Transformation
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Data Transformation Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Data Transformation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Data Transformation 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 Transformation.

1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) Finance
3 6 (60.00%) ETL
4 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (30.00%) Migration
4 3 (30.00%) Sybase
4 3 (30.00%) Data Migration
4 3 (30.00%) Banking
4 3 (30.00%) Data Quality
5 2 (20.00%) Data Architecture
5 2 (20.00%) Metadata Management
5 2 (20.00%) Data Governance
5 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Business Objects
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (20.00%) SAS
5 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (10.00%) SAP BW
6 1 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (10.00%) Toad
6 1 (10.00%) Workflow
6 1 (10.00%) Change Management
6 1 (10.00%) Java
6 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (10.00%) VB
6 1 (10.00%) ABAP

Data Transformation
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Data Transformation 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 Transformation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (10.00%) MS Access
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (10.00%) SAP BW
2 1 (10.00%) QlikView
2 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Toad
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Data Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Sybase Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) SAP BW Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Excel Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Development Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior SQL Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Conversion
1 1 (10.00%) Data Extraction
1 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ETL
2 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (30.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Data Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) Data Governance
3 2 (20.00%) Metadata Management
3 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Workflow
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (10.00%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VB
2 1 (10.00%) ABAP
2 1 (10.00%) VBA
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Sybase
2 2 (20.00%) Business Objects
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) SAP