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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Analysis
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 55 53 45
Rank change year-on-year -2 -8  
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 16 37 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.77% 2.44% 3.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.10% 2.95% 3.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 25
Median daily rate £375 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £310 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.97 £17.00 £19.81
% change year-on-year +23.35% -14.19%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 763 1255 1169
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 84.59% 82.78% 82.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 704 662
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £289 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 11
Median hourly rate £15.86 £39.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.33% +4.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £17.75 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.94 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Data Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Data Analysis as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Analysis in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Analysis in Edinburgh

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 14 (41.18%) Finance
2 13 (38.24%) Oracle
3 11 (32.35%) SQL
4 10 (29.41%) SAS
4 10 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (29.41%) Banking
5 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (26.47%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (26.47%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (20.59%) ETL
6 7 (20.59%) Migration
6 7 (20.59%) Asset Management
7 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
7 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
7 6 (17.65%) Analytics
8 5 (14.71%) Oracle Database
8 5 (14.71%) PL/SQL
8 5 (14.71%) Data Modelling
8 5 (14.71%) Project Management
8 5 (14.71%) Teradata
9 4 (11.76%) RDBMS
9 4 (11.76%) Web Services
9 4 (11.76%) Big Data
9 4 (11.76%) Cloudera
9 4 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (11.76%) Credit Risk
9 4 (11.76%) Data Architecture
9 4 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
9 4 (11.76%) Relational Database
10 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Data Warehouse

Data Analysis
Top Related 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 10 (29.41%) SAS
2 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle Spatial
4 1 (2.94%) GeoServer
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.94%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.94%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.94%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 5 (14.71%) Oracle Database
4 4 (11.76%) Big Data
4 4 (11.76%) RDBMS
4 4 (11.76%) Relational Database
5 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (2.94%) Geospatial Data
7 1 (2.94%) GIS
7 1 (2.94%) Hadoop
7 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (2.94%) Pentaho
7 1 (2.94%) QGIS
7 1 (2.94%) QlikView
7 1 (2.94%) Spatial Data
7 1 (2.94%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Axure RP
1 1 (2.94%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (2.94%) Subversion
1 1 (2.94%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 14 (41.18%) Finance
2 10 (29.41%) Banking
3 3 (8.82%) Retail
3 3 (8.82%) Retail Banking
4 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (61.76%) Analyst
2 10 (29.41%) Data Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Database Designer
4 3 (8.82%) Designer
4 3 (8.82%) SAS Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Analytics Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Process Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) SAS Data Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Process Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Team Leader
6 1 (2.94%) Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Report Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Statistician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) Web Services
2 3 (8.82%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.76%) Credit Risk
3 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.94%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (20.59%) Asset Management
3 7 (20.59%) ETL
3 7 (20.59%) Migration
4 6 (17.65%) Analytics
5 5 (14.71%) Data Modelling
5 5 (14.71%) Project Management
6 4 (11.76%) Data Architecture
7 3 (8.82%) Change Control
7 3 (8.82%) Change Management
7 3 (8.82%) CRM
7 3 (8.82%) Data Analytics
7 3 (8.82%) Data Management
7 3 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (8.82%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
8 2 (5.88%) Statistics
8 2 (5.88%) Translating Business Requirements
8 2 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (32.35%) SQL
2 5 (14.71%) PL/SQL
3 3 (8.82%) Java
3 3 (8.82%) VBA
4 2 (5.88%) Python
4 2 (5.88%) R
5 1 (2.94%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) APMP
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) GeoWebCache
Vendors
1 13 (38.24%) Oracle
2 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 5 (14.71%) Teradata
4 4 (11.76%) Cloudera
5 2 (5.88%) Charles River
6 1 (2.94%) Bloomberg
6 1 (2.94%) ESRI
6 1 (2.94%) GoldenSource
6 1 (2.94%) Google
6 1 (2.94%) IBM
6 1 (2.94%) Peregrine
6 1 (2.94%) Tableau