The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Data Mining skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Mining over the 3 months to 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Mining
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank - 87 78
Contract jobs citing Data Mining 0 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh - 0.13% 0.70%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 0.64% 3.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 6
Median daily rate - £424 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -0.81%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £375 £345
% change year-on-year +5.00% +8.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +16.66% -28.00%  

Data Mining is in the database and business intelligence 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 database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 161 311 284
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 17.95% 20.50% 19.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 199 175
Median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £322 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
Median hourly rate £52.09 £15.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +247.23% -68.42%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

Data Mining
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Data Mining as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for Data Mining in Edinburgh

Data Mining
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Mining in Edinburgh

Data Mining
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Mining 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 Mining.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) SAS
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Data Governance
1 1 (100.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Remediation Plan

Data Mining
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 1 (100.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Data Governance
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Remediation Plan
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Data Quality