Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Data Analytics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Analytics over the 6 months to 22 November 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.

Data Analytics
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 105 119
Rank change year-on-year -14 +14 -1
Contract jobs citing Data Analytics 16 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.54% 0.75% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.90% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 13
Edinburgh median daily rate £450 £475 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +63.79% -42.00%
10th Percentile £288 £316 £272
90th Percentile £563 £575 £400
Scotland median daily rate £450 £450 £290
% change year-on-year - +55.17% -42.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £22.11 - -

Data Analytics 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 2492 1787 2630
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 84.33% 83.90% 83.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1457 1024 1353
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% - -3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £263
90th Percentile £550 £525 £525
Scotland median daily rate £390 £356 £375
% change year-on-year +9.55% -5.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 26 20
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £19.75 £17.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.33% +11.20% +12.62%
10th Percentile £11.23 £11.25 £11.87
90th Percentile £36.68 £46.69 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% -16.00% +11.11%

Data Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Data Analytics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Data Analytics in Edinburgh

Data Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Analytics in Edinburgh

Data Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analytics in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Analytics in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Analytics 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 Analytics.

1 16 (100.00%) Analytics
2 7 (43.75%) Finance
3 6 (37.50%) SQL
4 4 (25.00%) Python
4 4 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 4 (25.00%) Big Data
4 4 (25.00%) Visualisation
4 4 (25.00%) R
5 3 (18.75%) Tableau
5 3 (18.75%) Big Data Analytics
5 3 (18.75%) Kimball Methodology
5 3 (18.75%) SAS
5 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
6 2 (12.50%) User Experience
6 2 (12.50%) Azure Machine Learning
6 2 (12.50%) Energy Management
6 2 (12.50%) Blockchain
6 2 (12.50%) Digital Analytics
6 2 (12.50%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (12.50%) ETL
6 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (12.50%) Firmware
6 2 (12.50%) C
6 2 (12.50%) Business Transformation
6 2 (12.50%) Bitbucket
6 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
6 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
6 2 (12.50%) Signal Processing
6 2 (12.50%) Machine Learning

Data Analytics
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 3 (18.75%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Azure Data Factory
1 2 (12.50%) Azure Machine Learning
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) Google Analytics
2 1 (6.25%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Big Data
2 2 (12.50%) Blockchain
2 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (6.25%) Data Mining
3 1 (6.25%) GIS
3 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
3 1 (6.25%) HDInsight
3 1 (6.25%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (6.25%) Power BI
3 1 (6.25%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Bitbucket
1 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Data Scientist
2 3 (18.75%) Tableau Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Analytics Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Blockchain Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Embedded Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Firmware Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Manager
3 2 (12.50%) UI Developer
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Data Analytics Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Data Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Report Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) User Experience
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.25%) Smart City
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Analytics
2 4 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 4 (25.00%) Visualisation
3 3 (18.75%) Big Data Analytics
3 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (18.75%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
4 2 (12.50%) Business Transformation
4 2 (12.50%) Digital Analytics
4 2 (12.50%) Energy Management
4 2 (12.50%) ETL
4 2 (12.50%) Investment Management
4 2 (12.50%) Machine Learning
4 2 (12.50%) Signal Processing
5 1 (6.25%) Anomaly Detection
5 1 (6.25%) Data Management
5 1 (6.25%) Data Strategy
5 1 (6.25%) Knowledge Engineering
5 1 (6.25%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) Python
2 4 (25.00%) R
3 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 2 (12.50%) C
5 1 (6.25%) Java
5 1 (6.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) BS7666
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Tableau
2 1 (6.25%) Alteryx
2 1 (6.25%) Cognos
2 1 (6.25%) Google
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) SAP