Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Data Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Analysis over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Data Analysis
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 88 67
Rank change year-on-year +35 -21 +5
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 90 35 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.05% 1.66% 2.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.62% 1.98% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 28 47
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £313 £288 £313
90th Percentile £520 £479 £498
Scotland median daily rate £400 £365 £395
% change year-on-year +9.59% -7.59% +3.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - £11.45
Scotland median hourly rate £19.00 £9.37 £31.23
% change year-on-year +102.77% -69.99% +52.32%

Data Analysis is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2483 1767 2677
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 84.28% 83.70% 83.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1453 1019 1381
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% - -3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £262 £262
90th Percentile £550 £525 £525
Scotland median daily rate £390 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 27 21
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £19.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +2.52% +20.61%
10th Percentile £11.22 £11.30 £12.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £46.35 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% -16.00% +11.11%

Data Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Data Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Data Analysis in Edinburgh

Data Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data Analysis in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Analysis in Edinburgh

Data Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analysis in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Analysis in Edinburgh

Data Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Analysis in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Analysis in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Data Analysis.

1 39 (43.33%) Finance
2 33 (36.67%) SQL
3 24 (26.67%) Banking
4 20 (22.22%) Data Quality
5 18 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 17 (18.89%) Migration
6 17 (18.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (16.67%) Data Integration
8 13 (14.44%) Data Migration
8 13 (14.44%) Oracle
8 13 (14.44%) Informatica
9 12 (13.33%) PowerCenter
9 12 (13.33%) SAS
9 12 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (13.33%) Analytics
10 11 (12.22%) Business Analysis
10 11 (12.22%) Microsoft Excel
11 10 (11.11%) Visualisation
12 9 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (8.89%) Data Modelling
13 8 (8.89%) Workflow
14 7 (7.78%) Equities
14 7 (7.78%) Fixed Income
14 7 (7.78%) Technical Architecture
14 7 (7.78%) FIX Protocol
14 7 (7.78%) QA
14 7 (7.78%) Front Office
14 7 (7.78%) Charles River
14 7 (7.78%) Project Management
14 7 (7.78%) Data Mining

Data Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 12 (13.33%) SAS
2 2 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (12.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (2.22%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (7.78%) thinkFolio
2 1 (1.11%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.22%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.33%) PowerCenter
3 7 (7.78%) Data Mining
3 7 (7.78%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (6.67%) Big Data
5 3 (3.33%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.11%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (1.11%) DataStage
7 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.11%) GIS
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.11%) QlikView
7 1 (1.11%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.11%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 3 (3.33%) ERwin
2 2 (2.22%) XMLSpy
3 1 (1.11%) Oracle Forms
General
1 39 (43.33%) Finance
2 24 (26.67%) Banking
3 7 (7.78%) Front Office
4 2 (2.22%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (2.22%) Legal
4 2 (2.22%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.11%) Billing
5 1 (1.11%) Marketing
5 1 (1.11%) Retail
5 1 (1.11%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 50 (55.56%) Analyst
2 22 (24.44%) Developer
3 20 (22.22%) Business Analyst
4 17 (18.89%) Data Analyst
5 12 (13.33%) Informatica Developer
6 8 (8.89%) Business Manager
7 7 (7.78%) Front Office Business Analyst
8 6 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
9 4 (4.44%) SQL Developer
10 3 (3.33%) Business Data Analyst
10 3 (3.33%) Consultant
10 3 (3.33%) Data Business Analyst
10 3 (3.33%) Data Modeller
10 3 (3.33%) Digital Analyst
10 3 (3.33%) Digital Performance Analyst
10 3 (3.33%) Financial Analyst
10 3 (3.33%) Performance Analyst
10 3 (3.33%) Senior Business Analyst
10 3 (3.33%) Tableau Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.78%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (1.11%) .NET
2 1 (1.11%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.11%) Web Services
2 1 (1.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.78%) Equities
2 7 (7.78%) Fixed Income
3 5 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.22%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.22%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.11%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (1.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.11%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.11%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.11%) Smart City
6 1 (1.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (18.89%) Migration
1 17 (18.89%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (16.67%) Data Integration
3 13 (14.44%) Data Migration
4 12 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (13.33%) Analytics
5 11 (12.22%) Business Analysis
6 10 (11.11%) Visualisation
7 8 (8.89%) Data Modelling
7 8 (8.89%) Workflow
8 7 (7.78%) Data Governance
8 7 (7.78%) Portfolio Management
8 7 (7.78%) Project Management
8 7 (7.78%) Technical Architecture
9 6 (6.67%) Data Management
9 6 (6.67%) ETL
10 5 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (5.56%) Data Mapping
10 5 (5.56%) Machine Learning
11 4 (4.44%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (36.67%) SQL
2 6 (6.67%) Python
3 3 (3.33%) VBA
4 2 (2.22%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.22%) R
4 2 (2.22%) VB
5 1 (1.11%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.33%) Degree
2 1 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.11%) CEH
2 1 (1.11%) CISSP
2 1 (1.11%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (1.11%) PhD
2 1 (1.11%) Postgraduate
2 1 (1.11%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (22.22%) Data Quality
2 7 (7.78%) QA
3 1 (1.11%) Basel II
3 1 (1.11%) BS7666
3 1 (1.11%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.11%) EMIR
3 1 (1.11%) FINREP
3 1 (1.11%) GDPR
3 1 (1.11%) MiFID
3 1 (1.11%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.33%) Kibana
Vendors
1 13 (14.44%) Informatica
1 13 (14.44%) Oracle
2 7 (7.78%) Charles River
2 7 (7.78%) Tableau
3 3 (3.33%) Teradata
4 2 (2.22%) Google
4 2 (2.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.22%) Misys
5 1 (1.11%) Alteryx
5 1 (1.11%) CA
5 1 (1.11%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.11%) Cognos
5 1 (1.11%) Facebook
5 1 (1.11%) IBM
5 1 (1.11%) SAP
5 1 (1.11%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.11%) Twitter