Period
to 20 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Data Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Management over the 6 months to 20 September 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 Management
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 85 113
Rank change year-on-year -6 +28 -53
Contract jobs citing Data Management 44 49 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.48% 1.83% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 2.16% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 23 10
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £550 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.27% +50.68% -18.89%
10th Percentile £131 £253 £313
90th Percentile £538 £575 £475
Scotland median daily rate £450 £475 £400
% change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £24.28 - £24.00

Data Management 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 2,622 2,264 2,085
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 88.28% 84.57% 85.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,414 1,326 1,193
Edinburgh median daily rate £420 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +1.01% +5.60%
10th Percentile £278 £263 £269
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year +3.23% +6.90% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 21 19
Edinburgh median hourly rate £25.00 £15.86 £15.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.63% +0.28% -4.15%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.17 £10.96
90th Percentile £44.27 £43.39 £48.38
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £26.25 £30.50
% change year-on-year -8.57% -13.93% +45.24%

Data Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Management in Edinburgh

Data Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Management in Edinburgh

Data Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Management in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Management in Edinburgh

Data Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Management in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Data Management 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 Management.

1 24 (54.55%) Finance
2 21 (47.73%) SQL
3 10 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (22.73%) SQL Server
3 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
4 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (18.18%) Banking
4 8 (18.18%) Data Quality
5 7 (15.91%) SAS
5 7 (15.91%) Python
5 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Excel
5 7 (15.91%) Reference Data
6 6 (13.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 6 (13.64%) Data Lineage
7 5 (11.36%) Relational Database
7 5 (11.36%) Data Structures
7 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Office
7 5 (11.36%) Asset Management
7 5 (11.36%) Migration
8 4 (9.09%) Management Information System
8 4 (9.09%) T-SQL
8 4 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (9.09%) R
8 4 (9.09%) Change Control
8 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (9.09%) Business Analysis
8 4 (9.09%) Incident Management
8 4 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 4 (9.09%) JIRA

Data Management
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 7 (15.91%) SAS
2 1 (2.27%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.27%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (6.82%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Markit EDM
2 3 (6.82%) Actimize
3 2 (4.55%) thinkFolio
4 1 (2.27%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.82%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (6.82%) Amazon EMR
2 3 (6.82%) Amazon S3
2 3 (6.82%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.55%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.36%) Relational Database
3 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (6.82%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.55%) Big Data
5 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.55%) DB2
5 2 (4.55%) GIS
5 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (4.55%) MS Access
5 2 (4.55%) Spatial Data
5 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.27%) Cloudera CDH
6 1 (2.27%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (2.27%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.27%) Impala
6 1 (2.27%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) JIRA
2 3 (6.82%) FitNesse
2 3 (6.82%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.55%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.27%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (54.55%) Finance
2 8 (18.18%) Banking
3 3 (6.82%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.55%) Front Office
4 2 (4.55%) Marketing
5 1 (2.27%) Back Office
5 1 (2.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (50.00%) Analyst
2 11 (25.00%) Data Analyst
3 4 (9.09%) Applications Support
3 4 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
3 4 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 4 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 3 (6.82%) Data Scientist
4 3 (6.82%) Developer
4 3 (6.82%) Fraud Analyst
4 3 (6.82%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (6.82%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) AWS DevOps
5 2 (4.55%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.55%) Senior Strategy Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) SQL Support Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) Strategy Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) .NET
1 3 (6.82%) Natural Language Processing
1 3 (6.82%) XML
2 2 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Reference Data
2 5 (11.36%) Data Structures
3 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.82%) Algorithms
5 2 (4.55%) CESG
5 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.27%) Credit Risk
6 1 (2.27%) Fixed Income
6 1 (2.27%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (13.64%) Data Lineage
3 6 (13.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 5 (11.36%) Asset Management
4 5 (11.36%) Migration
5 4 (9.09%) Analytics
5 4 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 4 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (9.09%) Change Control
5 4 (9.09%) DevOps
5 4 (9.09%) Incident Management
5 4 (9.09%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 3 (6.82%) Bayesian Methods
6 3 (6.82%) Data Science
6 3 (6.82%) Deep Learning
6 3 (6.82%) Experimental Design
6 3 (6.82%) Machine Learning
6 3 (6.82%) Random Forest
6 3 (6.82%) Reinforcement Learning
Programming Languages
1 21 (47.73%) SQL
2 7 (15.91%) Python
3 4 (9.09%) R
3 4 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.18%) Data Quality
2 4 (9.09%) GDPR
3 2 (4.55%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (2.27%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Ansible
2 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.55%) Bloomberg
2 2 (4.55%) Charles River
2 2 (4.55%) ESRI
2 2 (4.55%) FactSet
3 1 (2.27%) Cloudera
3 1 (2.27%) Google
3 1 (2.27%) MapR
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle
3 1 (2.27%) Planview
3 1 (2.27%) SAP
3 1 (2.27%) Tableau
3 1 (2.27%) Trillium