Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 48 76
Rank change year-on-year -11 +28 -23
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 82 65 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.73% 2.87% 2.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.13% 3.42% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 35 38
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £312 £316 £286
90th Percentile £500 £469 £524
Scotland median daily rate £400 £389 £375
% change year-on-year +2.89% +3.67% -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £12.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year - -9.09% -60.71%

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 2,619 1,903 2,409
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 87.21% 83.91% 85.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,509 1,159 1,330
Edinburgh median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £288 £260 £270
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
Scotland median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 20 15
Edinburgh median hourly rate £18.50 £17.75 £15.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.23% +12.24% -20.93%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.37 £10.87
90th Percentile £46.10 £43.39 £46.53
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -36.36% -23.61% +31.20%

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 47 (57.32%) Finance
2 45 (54.88%) SQL
3 29 (35.37%) Banking
4 26 (31.71%) Migration
5 25 (30.49%) Stakeholder Management
6 23 (28.05%) Data Migration
7 22 (26.83%) Oracle
8 21 (25.61%) ETL
9 20 (24.39%) Data Quality
10 17 (20.73%) ETL Development
10 17 (20.73%) SAS
11 16 (19.51%) Data Warehouse
11 16 (19.51%) Teradata
12 15 (18.29%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (18.29%) Data Modelling
12 15 (18.29%) Hadoop
13 14 (17.07%) Oracle Database
13 14 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
14 13 (15.85%) Informatica
15 12 (14.63%) PowerCenter
15 12 (14.63%) Unix
16 11 (13.41%) PowerExchange
17 10 (12.20%) PL/SQL
18 9 (10.98%) Business Analysis
18 9 (10.98%) Analytics
19 7 (8.54%) Microsoft Excel
19 7 (8.54%) ERwin
19 7 (8.54%) CA
20 6 (7.32%) Performance Tuning
20 6 (7.32%) Data Mapping

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 (20.73%) SAS
2 11 (13.41%) PowerExchange
3 2 (2.44%) Confluence
3 2 (2.44%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.22%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.22%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 7 (8.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (4.88%) thinkFolio
2 1 (1.22%) HiPortfolio
2 1 (1.22%) MultiFonds
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.22%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.22%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.22%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.51%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (18.29%) Hadoop
3 14 (17.07%) Oracle Database
4 12 (14.63%) PowerCenter
5 5 (6.10%) Data Lake
5 5 (6.10%) SQL Server
6 4 (4.88%) Pentaho
7 3 (3.66%) Base SAS
7 3 (3.66%) Big Data
7 3 (3.66%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (3.66%) QlikView
8 2 (2.44%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 2 (2.44%) Spotfire
9 1 (1.22%) Apache Hive
9 1 (1.22%) Oracle Discoverer
9 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.22%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (8.54%) ERwin
2 5 (6.10%) JIRA
3 1 (1.22%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.22%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.22%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (1.22%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.22%) Oracle Forms
General
1 47 (57.32%) Finance
2 29 (35.37%) Banking
3 4 (4.88%) Front Office
4 3 (3.66%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.44%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.44%) Legal
6 1 (1.22%) Private Banking
6 1 (1.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (58.54%) Analyst
2 22 (26.83%) Business Analyst
2 22 (26.83%) Data Analyst
3 20 (24.39%) Developer
4 12 (14.63%) Informatica Developer
5 5 (6.10%) Lead Developer
5 5 (6.10%) Migration Analyst
6 4 (4.88%) Agile Business Analyst
6 4 (4.88%) ETL Developer
6 4 (4.88%) Front Office Business Analyst
7 3 (3.66%) Business Manager
7 3 (3.66%) Consultant
7 3 (3.66%) Data Business Analyst
7 3 (3.66%) Data Migration Analyst
7 3 (3.66%) Project Manager
7 3 (3.66%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (3.66%) SQL Analyst
7 3 (3.66%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (2.44%) SQL Data Analyst
8 2 (2.44%) User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.88%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (3.66%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (1.22%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.10%) Data Structures
2 5 (6.10%) Equities
2 5 (6.10%) Fixed Income
3 4 (4.88%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.44%) Credit Risk
4 2 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.22%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.22%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.63%) Unix
2 1 (1.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (31.71%) Migration
2 25 (30.49%) Stakeholder Management
3 23 (28.05%) Data Migration
4 21 (25.61%) ETL
5 17 (20.73%) ETL Development
6 15 (18.29%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (18.29%) Data Modelling
7 9 (10.98%) Analytics
7 9 (10.98%) Business Analysis
8 6 (7.32%) Data Integration
8 6 (7.32%) Data Mapping
8 6 (7.32%) Decision-Making
8 6 (7.32%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (6.10%) Data Architecture
9 5 (6.10%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 5 (6.10%) Workflow
10 4 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (4.88%) GAP Analysis
10 4 (4.88%) Project Management
10 4 (4.88%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 45 (54.88%) SQL
2 10 (12.20%) PL/SQL
3 5 (6.10%) Java
4 4 (4.88%) Python
5 3 (3.66%) R
6 1 (1.22%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.22%) Perl
6 1 (1.22%) Scala
6 1 (1.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (3.66%) Degree
2 1 (1.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (24.39%) Data Quality
2 5 (6.10%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (6.10%) QA
3 2 (2.44%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (4.88%) Oracle Flashback
2 1 (1.22%) Ambari
2 1 (1.22%) Ansible
Vendors
1 22 (26.83%) Oracle
2 16 (19.51%) Teradata
3 13 (15.85%) Informatica
4 7 (8.54%) CA
5 4 (4.88%) Charles River
6 3 (3.66%) Planview
7 2 (2.44%) Datameer
7 2 (2.44%) Tableau
8 1 (1.22%) AppDynamics
8 1 (1.22%) FNZ
8 1 (1.22%) Google
8 1 (1.22%) Sybase
8 1 (1.22%) Twitter