The median contractor rate for a Data Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Analyst
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 49 75 36
Rank change year-on-year +26 -39  
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 23 17 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.56% 1.12% 3.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.70% 1.16% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 35
Median daily rate £375 £450 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +45.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £225 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £540 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Median hourly rate £52.17 £14.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +266.10% +1.78%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £15.75 £18.38
% change year-on-year +9.96% -14.28%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 851 1460 1392
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 94.77% 96.05% 95.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 555 795 785
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 20
Median hourly rate £22.50 £17.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.76% +10.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.02 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £40.45 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh that featured Data Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Data Analyst in Edinburgh

Data Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data Analyst in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Analyst in Edinburgh

Data Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analyst in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Analyst in Edinburgh

Data Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Analyst in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Analyst in Edinburgh

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Data Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Data Analyst in the job title.

1 21 (47.73%) Finance
2 17 (38.64%) SQL
3 12 (27.27%) Web Services
3 12 (27.27%) Banking
3 12 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (22.73%) Data Analysis
4 10 (22.73%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (22.73%) ETL
4 10 (22.73%) SAS
4 10 (22.73%) Oracle
5 9 (20.45%) Teradata
5 9 (20.45%) Relational Database
6 8 (18.18%) Degree
6 8 (18.18%) Big Data
6 8 (18.18%) XML Messaging
6 8 (18.18%) Data Management
6 8 (18.18%) Java
6 8 (18.18%) WSDL
6 8 (18.18%) XML
7 7 (15.91%) Windows
7 7 (15.91%) Linux
7 7 (15.91%) Computer Science
8 6 (13.64%) Asset Management
8 6 (13.64%) Migration
9 5 (11.36%) Bloomberg
9 5 (11.36%) Management Information System
9 5 (11.36%) Data Architecture
9 5 (11.36%) Cloudera
9 5 (11.36%) Data Quality
10 4 (9.09%) Amazon AWS

Data Analyst Skill Set
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 (22.73%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Markit EDM
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.73%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (20.45%) Relational Database
3 8 (18.18%) Big Data
4 4 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 4 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
5 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (4.55%) Hadoop
7 1 (2.27%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.27%) Data Mining
7 1 (2.27%) DataStage
7 1 (2.27%) Geospatial Data
7 1 (2.27%) GIS
7 1 (2.27%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (2.27%) PowerCenter
7 1 (2.27%) QGIS
7 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.27%) Spatial Data
General
1 21 (47.73%) Finance
2 12 (27.27%) Banking
3 4 (9.09%) Retail
3 4 (9.09%) Retail Banking
4 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.27%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.27%) Web Services
2 8 (18.18%) WSDL
2 8 (18.18%) XML
2 8 (18.18%) XML Messaging
3 1 (2.27%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (15.91%) Computer Science
3 5 (11.36%) Management Information System
4 4 (9.09%) Driving Licence
5 2 (4.55%) Reference Data
6 1 (2.27%) Credit Risk
6 1 (2.27%) Derivative
6 1 (2.27%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.91%) Linux
1 7 (15.91%) Windows
2 1 (2.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.73%) Data Analysis
1 10 (22.73%) ETL
2 8 (18.18%) Data Management
3 6 (13.64%) Asset Management
3 6 (13.64%) Migration
4 5 (11.36%) Data Architecture
5 4 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (6.82%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (4.55%) Analytics
7 2 (4.55%) Business Analysis
7 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.55%) Data Analytics
7 2 (4.55%) Programme Management
7 2 (4.55%) Project Management
7 2 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (4.55%) Visualisation
8 1 (2.27%) GAP Analysis
8 1 (2.27%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (38.64%) SQL
2 8 (18.18%) Java
3 1 (2.27%) Python
3 1 (2.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (18.18%) Degree
2 3 (6.82%) BC Cleared
2 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) Data Quality
2 3 (6.82%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.27%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (22.73%) Oracle
2 9 (20.45%) Teradata
3 5 (11.36%) Bloomberg
3 5 (11.36%) Cloudera
4 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.55%) Tableau
6 1 (2.27%) Ab Initio
6 1 (2.27%) Cognos
6 1 (2.27%) GoldenSource
6 1 (2.27%) IBM
6 1 (2.27%) Informatica
6 1 (2.27%) Splunk
6 1 (2.27%) Twitter
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