Period
to 20 January 2019

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 20 January 2019 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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 78 49 84
Rank change year-on-year -29 +35 -24
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 51 103 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.99% 3.57% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 4.08% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 58 19
Edinburgh median daily rate £388 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +14.29% -13.58%
10th Percentile £264 £313 £302
90th Percentile £471 £493 £470
Scotland median daily rate £388 £400 £348
% change year-on-year -3.13% +14.94% -9.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £30.00 £187.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -84.00% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £20.55 £19.00 £13.35
% change year-on-year +8.13% +42.38% +16.55%

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 2,250 2,526 1,511
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 87.96% 87.62% 85.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,149 1,467 928
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £285 £275 £263
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
Scotland median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 21 33
Edinburgh median hourly rate £27.75 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.14% -16.00% +31.44%
10th Percentile £15.04 £11.25 £14.09
90th Percentile £46.41 £35.00 £52.00
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year +16.67% -1.18% +1.19%

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 20 January 2019.

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 20 January 2019, 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 26 (50.98%) Finance
2 21 (41.18%) SQL
3 20 (39.22%) Banking
4 15 (29.41%) ETL
5 12 (23.53%) Migration
6 11 (21.57%) Business Analysis
6 11 (21.57%) Data Quality
7 10 (19.61%) Oracle
8 8 (15.69%) Data Modelling
8 8 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (13.73%) Analytics
9 7 (13.73%) SAS
9 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Excel
9 7 (13.73%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (13.73%) Informatica
9 7 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (13.73%) Validation
10 6 (11.76%) Data Migration
11 5 (9.80%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (9.80%) CA
11 5 (9.80%) Management Information System
11 5 (9.80%) Unix
11 5 (9.80%) Data Management
12 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
12 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
12 4 (7.84%) Java
12 4 (7.84%) Python
12 4 (7.84%) ERwin
12 4 (7.84%) Oracle Database

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 7 (13.73%) SAS
2 2 (3.92%) Confluence
2 2 (3.92%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.96%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) CODA-Financials
2 1 (1.96%) MultiFonds
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon SageMaker
2 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.73%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (7.84%) Oracle Database
2 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.88%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.88%) Hadoop
3 3 (5.88%) Power BI
3 3 (5.88%) PowerCenter
4 2 (3.92%) Big Data
4 2 (3.92%) DataStage
4 2 (3.92%) MS Access
5 1 (1.96%) Amazon QuickSight
5 1 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.96%) Data Lake
5 1 (1.96%) Data Mart
5 1 (1.96%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.96%) DB2
5 1 (1.96%) Parquet
5 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.96%) Spotfire
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) ERwin
2 3 (5.88%) JIRA
3 2 (3.92%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.92%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.92%) Selenium
3 2 (3.92%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.96%) ER Studio
4 1 (1.96%) Vagrant
General
1 26 (50.98%) Finance
2 20 (39.22%) Banking
3 3 (5.88%) Investment Banking
3 3 (5.88%) Retail Banking
4 2 (3.92%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.96%) Law
5 1 (1.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (60.78%) Analyst
2 12 (23.53%) Data Analyst
3 9 (17.65%) Developer
4 6 (11.76%) Business Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) Junior
6 4 (7.84%) Project Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Data Migration Lead
7 3 (5.88%) Junior Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Business Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Analyst Programmer
8 2 (3.92%) Business Data Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Consultant
8 2 (3.92%) Data Business Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) DevOps Manager
8 2 (3.92%) ETL Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Programmer
8 2 (3.92%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) Web Services
1 3 (5.88%) XML
2 2 (3.92%) Java EE
2 2 (3.92%) JSP
2 2 (3.92%) Servlets
3 1 (1.96%) .NET
3 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (1.96%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.80%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.88%) Data Structures
3 3 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.92%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.92%) Digital Wallet
4 2 (3.92%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (3.92%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.96%) Equities
5 1 (1.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.96%) Industrial Internet of Things
5 1 (1.96%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.80%) Unix
2 2 (3.92%) Linux
2 2 (3.92%) Windows
3 1 (1.96%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (29.41%) ETL
2 12 (23.53%) Migration
3 11 (21.57%) Business Analysis
4 8 (15.69%) Data Modelling
5 7 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (13.73%) Analytics
5 7 (13.73%) Validation
6 6 (11.76%) Data Migration
7 5 (9.80%) Data Management
7 5 (9.80%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (5.88%) Data Extraction
9 3 (5.88%) Data Transformation
9 3 (5.88%) ERP
9 3 (5.88%) Information Management
9 3 (5.88%) Master Data Management
9 3 (5.88%) Use Case
9 3 (5.88%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 21 (41.18%) SQL
2 4 (7.84%) Java
2 4 (7.84%) Python
3 3 (5.88%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.92%) Go
4 2 (3.92%) Groovy
4 2 (3.92%) Perl
4 2 (3.92%) PL/SQL
4 2 (3.92%) R
5 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.96%) C
5 1 (1.96%) C#
5 1 (1.96%) Ruby
5 1 (1.96%) Scala
5 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (21.57%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.96%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.96%) GDPR
2 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Docker
1 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Nagios
1 1 (1.96%) Scalr
Vendors
1 10 (19.61%) Oracle
2 7 (13.73%) Informatica
3 5 (9.80%) CA
4 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.92%) AppDynamics
5 2 (3.92%) CODA
5 2 (3.92%) Dynatrace
5 2 (3.92%) New Relic
5 2 (3.92%) Splunk
5 2 (3.92%) Tableau
5 2 (3.92%) Teradata
6 1 (1.96%) Datameer
6 1 (1.96%) Google
6 1 (1.96%) IBM
6 1 (1.96%) Minitab
6 1 (1.96%) VMware