Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 99 96
Rank change year-on-year -1 -3 -38
Contract jobs citing Data Management 40 42 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.41% 1.42% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 1.64% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 25 10
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +42.86% -22.22%
10th Percentile £134 £311 £226
90th Percentile £538 £680 £490
Scotland median daily rate £481 £445 £428
% change year-on-year +8.15% +4.01% -5.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £37.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year - -1.32% -23.09%

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 2,497 2,556 1,664
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 88.17% 86.38% 85.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,249 1,483 980
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £563 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £368
% change year-on-year +2.56% +6.12% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 20 31
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% -16.00% +51.52%
10th Percentile £11.03 £11.24 £14.25
90th Percentile £44.45 £35.00 £52.00
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £23.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year +7.53% +10.71% +7.64%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 21 (52.50%) Finance
2 17 (42.50%) SQL
3 12 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (27.50%) SQL Server
5 9 (22.50%) Python
5 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
6 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (17.50%) Banking
8 6 (15.00%) Reference Data
8 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (15.00%) Data Quality
8 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Excel
8 6 (15.00%) DevOps
8 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (15.00%) Data Lineage
9 5 (12.50%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 5 (12.50%) Relational Database
9 5 (12.50%) Change Control
9 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (12.50%) Data Structures
9 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
9 5 (12.50%) XML
9 5 (12.50%) T-SQL
9 5 (12.50%) TCP/IP
9 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (12.50%) Incident Management
10 4 (10.00%) JIRA
10 4 (10.00%) Business Analysis
10 4 (10.00%) R

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 3 (7.50%) SAS
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.50%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (7.50%) Chatbot
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Markit EDM
2 2 (5.00%) thinkFolio
3 1 (2.50%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.50%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (7.50%) Amazon EMR
2 3 (7.50%) Amazon S3
2 3 (7.50%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (27.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (7.50%) Big Data
3 3 (7.50%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.00%) DB2
4 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (5.00%) MS Access
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.50%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.50%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.50%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) JIRA
2 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.50%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.00%) FitNesse
General
1 21 (52.50%) Finance
2 7 (17.50%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Marketing
3 2 (5.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (42.50%) Analyst
2 7 (17.50%) Data Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Applications Support
5 3 (7.50%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) AWS DevOps
5 3 (7.50%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Data Scientist
5 3 (7.50%) IT Support
6 2 (5.00%) Data Business Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Developer
6 2 (5.00%) IT Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Data Scientist
6 2 (5.00%) SQL Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Systems Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) XML
2 3 (7.50%) Natural Language Processing
2 3 (7.50%) Web Services
2 3 (7.50%) XSLT
3 2 (5.00%) .NET
4 1 (2.50%) REST
4 1 (2.50%) SOAP
4 1 (2.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (15.00%) Reference Data
2 5 (12.50%) Data Structures
3 3 (7.50%) Algorithms
3 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.00%) CESG
5 1 (2.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Unix
2 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (15.00%) Data Lineage
3 6 (15.00%) DevOps
3 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 5 (12.50%) Change Control
4 5 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 5 (12.50%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 4 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 3 (7.50%) Artificial Intelligence
6 3 (7.50%) Asset Management
6 3 (7.50%) Bayesian Methods
6 3 (7.50%) Communications Security
6 3 (7.50%) Deep Learning
6 3 (7.50%) Machine Learning
6 3 (7.50%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (7.50%) Scrum
6 3 (7.50%) Service Management
6 3 (7.50%) SIEM
6 3 (7.50%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (42.50%) SQL
2 9 (22.50%) Python
3 5 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 4 (10.00%) R
5 3 (7.50%) XPath
6 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) PhD
1 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) Data Quality
2 3 (7.50%) GDPR
3 2 (5.00%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Ansible
2 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.00%) Bloomberg
2 2 (5.00%) Charles River
2 2 (5.00%) FactSet
3 1 (2.50%) Informatica
3 1 (2.50%) Planview
3 1 (2.50%) Splunk