Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 54 84
Rank change year-on-year -35 +30 -34
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 51 87 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.71% 3.14% 1.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.92% 3.71% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 41 32
Edinburgh median daily rate £390 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +1.01% +0.25%
10th Percentile £302 £320 £289
90th Percentile £498 £491 £486
Scotland median daily rate £390 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -2.50% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £19.00 £9.37
% change year-on-year - +102.77% -69.99%

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 2,652 2,345 1,978
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 88.73% 84.72% 85.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,365 1,366 1,134
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +2.63%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £560 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £355
% change year-on-year +2.56% +9.86% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 16 22
Edinburgh median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £17.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +13.27% +10.36%
10th Percentile £10.93 £11.20 £11.05
90th Percentile £44.27 £39.20 £47.91
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £26.88 £30.50
% change year-on-year -6.98% -11.89% +56.41%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 29 (56.86%) Finance
2 25 (49.02%) SQL
3 17 (33.33%) SAS
4 16 (31.37%) Banking
5 12 (23.53%) Data Quality
5 12 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (19.61%) Migration
7 9 (17.65%) Analytics
8 8 (15.69%) Business Analysis
9 7 (13.73%) Data Migration
9 7 (13.73%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
10 6 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (9.80%) Decision-Making
11 5 (9.80%) Data Structures
11 5 (9.80%) ETL
11 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
11 5 (9.80%) Validation
11 5 (9.80%) Management Information System
11 5 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 5 (9.80%) Teradata
12 4 (7.84%) R
12 4 (7.84%) Data Visualisation
12 4 (7.84%) Tableau
12 4 (7.84%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (7.84%) Base SAS
12 4 (7.84%) Data Mapping
12 4 (7.84%) Hadoop

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 17 (33.33%) SAS
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (11.76%) 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%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.96%) Sonata
2 1 (1.96%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.96%) Amazon EMR
1 1 (1.96%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.96%) Amazon SageMaker
1 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.73%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.84%) Base SAS
3 4 (7.84%) Hadoop
4 3 (5.88%) MS Access
4 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.88%) QlikView
4 3 (5.88%) Spotfire
5 2 (3.92%) DB2
5 2 (3.92%) Power BI
5 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.92%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.96%) Data Lake
6 1 (1.96%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.96%) Parquet
6 1 (1.96%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 29 (56.86%) Finance
2 16 (31.37%) Banking
3 3 (5.88%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.96%) Front Office
4 1 (1.96%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Law
Job Titles
1 37 (72.55%) Analyst
2 21 (41.18%) Data Analyst
3 11 (21.57%) Business Analyst
4 5 (9.80%) Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Data Migration Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Migration Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Junior
6 3 (5.88%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Analyst Programmer
7 2 (3.92%) Data Business Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Junior Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Junior Project Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Programmer
7 2 (3.92%) Project Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) SAS Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Data Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (1.96%) SOAP
1 1 (1.96%) Web Services
1 1 (1.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.80%) Data Structures
2 5 (9.80%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.92%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.96%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.96%) Equities
4 1 (1.96%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.96%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.96%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.96%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (19.61%) Migration
3 9 (17.65%) Analytics
4 8 (15.69%) Business Analysis
5 7 (13.73%) Data Migration
6 6 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (9.80%) Decision-Making
7 5 (9.80%) ETL
7 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (9.80%) Validation
8 4 (7.84%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (7.84%) Data Mapping
8 4 (7.84%) Data Visualisation
8 4 (7.84%) Visualisation
9 3 (5.88%) Data Modelling
9 3 (5.88%) Data Protection
9 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Management
9 3 (5.88%) Project Management
9 3 (5.88%) Risk Analytics
Programming Languages
1 25 (49.02%) SQL
2 4 (7.84%) Python
2 4 (7.84%) R
3 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.96%) Scala
4 1 (1.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (23.53%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.96%) GDPR
2 1 (1.96%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (9.80%) Teradata
2 4 (7.84%) Oracle
2 4 (7.84%) Tableau
3 3 (5.88%) Datameer
4 2 (3.92%) CODA
4 2 (3.92%) Informatica
4 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.96%) AppDynamics
5 1 (1.96%) Charles River
5 1 (1.96%) FNZ
5 1 (1.96%) Minitab
5 1 (1.96%) Planview