Period
to 17 February 2018

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 17 February 2018 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
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 77 69
Rank change year-on-year +30 -8 -9
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 113 31 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.80% 1.77% 2.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.37% 2.10% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 24 35
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £350 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -14.63% +2.50%
10th Percentile £313 £293 £285
90th Percentile £493 £470 £550
Scotland median daily rate £390 £348 £385
% change year-on-year +12.07% -9.61% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate £187.50 - £11.45
10th Percentile £181.25 - £10.73
90th Percentile £193.75 - £12.18
Scotland median hourly rate £19.00 £14.91 £11.45
% change year-on-year +27.43% +30.22% -

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 2,587 1,479 2,536
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 86.93% 84.47% 83.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,537 929 1,289
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £288 £250 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 22 17
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £19.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -3.75% -11.11%
10th Percentile £12.83 £14.25 £12.21
90th Percentile £119.33 £44.80 £42.25
Scotland median hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year +10.26% -37.60% +35.31%

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 17 February 2018.

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 17 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Data Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Data Analysis.

1 59 (52.21%) Finance
2 52 (46.02%) SQL
3 43 (38.05%) Banking
4 34 (30.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 27 (23.89%) Oracle
5 27 (23.89%) ETL
6 24 (21.24%) Migration
6 24 (21.24%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (21.24%) Data Quality
7 23 (20.35%) Data Modelling
8 22 (19.47%) SQL Server
8 22 (19.47%) Business Analysis
9 21 (18.58%) Informatica
10 19 (16.81%) Data Warehouse
11 18 (15.93%) PowerCenter
11 18 (15.93%) Data Migration
12 15 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (12.39%) ETL Development
13 14 (12.39%) Teradata
13 14 (12.39%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (11.50%) Microsoft Excel
14 13 (11.50%) Analytics
15 12 (10.62%) Oracle Database
15 12 (10.62%) Hadoop
15 12 (10.62%) Unix
15 12 (10.62%) SAS
16 11 (9.73%) Workflow
16 11 (9.73%) Data Integration
17 10 (8.85%) Big Data
18 9 (7.96%) Charles River

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 (10.62%) SAS
2 8 (7.08%) PowerExchange
3 5 (4.42%) Confluence
3 5 (4.42%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (11.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (7.96%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.88%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (19.47%) SQL Server
2 19 (16.81%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (15.93%) PowerCenter
4 12 (10.62%) Hadoop
4 12 (10.62%) Oracle Database
5 10 (8.85%) Big Data
6 6 (5.31%) Data Lake
6 6 (5.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (4.42%) Data Mining
8 4 (3.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (3.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (2.65%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (2.65%) Parquet
10 2 (1.77%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (1.77%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects XI
11 1 (0.88%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (0.88%) Oracle Discoverer
11 1 (0.88%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 9 (7.96%) ERwin
2 5 (4.42%) JIRA
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
General
1 59 (52.21%) Finance
2 43 (38.05%) Banking
3 9 (7.96%) Front Office
4 6 (5.31%) Legal
5 3 (2.65%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.77%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (1.77%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.77%) Retail
7 1 (0.88%) Billing
Job Titles
1 62 (54.87%) Analyst
2 38 (33.63%) Business Analyst
3 26 (23.01%) Developer
4 20 (17.70%) Data Analyst
5 18 (15.93%) Informatica Developer
6 10 (8.85%) Business Manager
6 10 (8.85%) Consultant
7 9 (7.96%) Front Office Business Analyst
8 8 (7.08%) Data Business Analyst
8 8 (7.08%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (5.31%) Technical Analyst
10 5 (4.42%) Business Data Analyst
10 5 (4.42%) Senior Business Analyst
10 5 (4.42%) Technical Business Analyst
11 4 (3.54%) Digital Transformation
11 4 (3.54%) Digital Transformation Consultant
11 4 (3.54%) Financial Analyst
11 4 (3.54%) Transformation Consultant
12 3 (2.65%) Lead Business Analyst
12 3 (2.65%) Senior Informatica Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.96%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (0.88%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.96%) Equities
2 9 (7.96%) Fixed Income
3 6 (5.31%) Mainframe
3 6 (5.31%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.65%) Online Banking
5 2 (1.77%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.77%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.88%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.88%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.88%) Smart City
6 1 (0.88%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.62%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (30.09%) Stakeholder Management
2 27 (23.89%) ETL
3 24 (21.24%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (21.24%) Migration
4 23 (20.35%) Data Modelling
5 22 (19.47%) Business Analysis
6 18 (15.93%) Data Migration
7 14 (12.39%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (12.39%) ETL Development
8 13 (11.50%) Analytics
9 11 (9.73%) Data Integration
9 11 (9.73%) Workflow
10 9 (7.96%) Data Mapping
10 9 (7.96%) Portfolio Management
10 9 (7.96%) Technical Architecture
11 8 (7.08%) Data Governance
12 7 (6.19%) Visualisation
13 6 (5.31%) Mentoring
13 6 (5.31%) Waterfall
14 5 (4.42%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 52 (46.02%) SQL
2 6 (5.31%) Python
3 4 (3.54%) PL/SQL
4 3 (2.65%) R
5 2 (1.77%) VB
6 1 (0.88%) Java
6 1 (0.88%) MATLAB
6 1 (0.88%) Perl
6 1 (0.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (0.88%) Degree
1 1 (0.88%) ISEB
1 1 (0.88%) Numerate Degree
1 1 (0.88%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (21.24%) Data Quality
2 7 (6.19%) QA
3 4 (3.54%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.77%) GDPR
5 1 (0.88%) Basel II
5 1 (0.88%) BS7666
5 1 (0.88%) FATCA
5 1 (0.88%) FINREP
5 1 (0.88%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 3 (2.65%) Kibana
Vendors
1 27 (23.89%) Oracle
2 21 (18.58%) Informatica
3 14 (12.39%) Teradata
4 9 (7.96%) CA
4 9 (7.96%) Charles River
5 6 (5.31%) Microsoft
6 5 (4.42%) Tableau
7 2 (1.77%) Misys
8 1 (0.88%) Alteryx
8 1 (0.88%) Cognos
8 1 (0.88%) SAP
8 1 (0.88%) Sybase
8 1 (0.88%) Twitter