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 3 months to 30 March 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 Management
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 62 62
Rank change year-on-year +9 0  
Contract jobs citing Data Management 20 28 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.17% 1.84% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.56% 2.23% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 22 13
Median daily rate £438 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £313 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -5.88% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £49.82 £28.50
% change year-on-year -44.80% +74.80%  

Data Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 780 1256 1188
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 84.69% 82.74% 81.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 503 706 673
Median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £294 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 13
Median hourly rate £15.18 £39.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.07% +4.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £17.75 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.12 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Data Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Data Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Management 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 Management.

1 11 (39.29%) SQL
2 9 (32.14%) Banking
3 8 (28.57%) Data Modelling
3 8 (28.57%) SAS
3 8 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (25.00%) Data Quality
4 7 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (21.43%) ETL
5 6 (21.43%) Finance
5 6 (21.43%) Analytics
6 5 (17.86%) Data Structures
7 4 (14.29%) Risk Analytics
7 4 (14.29%) Degree
7 4 (14.29%) Mathematics
7 4 (14.29%) Visualisation
7 4 (14.29%) Retail
7 4 (14.29%) Data Analysis
7 4 (14.29%) Retail Banking
7 4 (14.29%) Statistics
7 4 (14.29%) Python
7 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 4 (14.29%) MATLAB
7 4 (14.29%) Regulatory Compliance
8 3 (10.71%) Taxonomies
8 3 (10.71%) Ontologies
8 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (10.71%) Teradata
8 3 (10.71%) Hadoop
8 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (10.71%) Release Management

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 8 (28.57%) SAS
2 1 (3.57%) ArcGIS
2 1 (3.57%) GeoServer
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) GitHub
1 1 (3.57%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 3 (10.71%) Hadoop
4 2 (7.14%) GIS
4 2 (7.14%) OLAP
4 2 (7.14%) QlikView
4 2 (7.14%) Spotfire
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.57%) Big Data
5 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.57%) QGIS
5 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.57%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
1 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.57%) GoCD
1 1 (3.57%) Gradle
1 1 (3.57%) gulp
1 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.57%) Selenium
1 1 (3.57%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 9 (32.14%) Banking
2 6 (21.43%) Finance
3 4 (14.29%) Retail
3 4 (14.29%) Retail Banking
4 2 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (64.29%) Analyst
2 9 (32.14%) Data Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Business Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Designer
3 3 (10.71%) Solutions Designer
3 3 (10.71%) SQL Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Applications Support
4 2 (7.14%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Report Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) SAS Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Support Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (3.57%) ETL Developer
5 1 (3.57%) GIS Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
1 1 (3.57%) Browserify
1 1 (3.57%) HTML
1 1 (3.57%) XML
1 1 (3.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (17.86%) Data Structures
3 3 (10.71%) Reference Data
3 3 (10.71%) Taxonomies
4 2 (7.14%) Credit Risk
5 1 (3.57%) Derivative
5 1 (3.57%) Equities
5 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Data Modelling
2 6 (21.43%) Analytics
2 6 (21.43%) ETL
3 4 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 4 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 4 (14.29%) Regulatory Compliance
3 4 (14.29%) Risk Analytics
3 4 (14.29%) Statistics
3 4 (14.29%) Visualisation
4 3 (10.71%) Master Data Management
4 3 (10.71%) Ontologies
4 3 (10.71%) Release Management
4 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.14%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (7.14%) Machine Learning
5 2 (7.14%) Marketing Analytics
5 2 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (7.14%) Predictive Modelling
5 2 (7.14%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) SQL
2 4 (14.29%) MATLAB
2 4 (14.29%) Python
3 2 (7.14%) R
3 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
3 2 (7.14%) VBA
4 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.57%) C#
4 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.57%) Perl
4 1 (3.57%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) PhD
3 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Docker
1 1 (3.57%) GeoWebCache
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Ansible
1 1 (3.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Cloudera
1 3 (10.71%) Teradata
2 2 (7.14%) ESRI
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Tableau
3 1 (3.57%) Google
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) Splunk
3 1 (3.57%) Twitter