Period
to 22 November 2017

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 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 Mining
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 116 119
Rank change year-on-year -8 +3 -6
Contract jobs citing Data Mining 11 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.37% 0.23% 0.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.06% 1.08% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 13
Edinburgh median daily rate £413 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +13.33% +10.29%
10th Percentile £375 £373 £314
90th Percentile £450 £463 £490
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33% +38.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

Data Mining is in the Databases and Business Intelligence 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 database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 535 463 549
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 18.10% 21.74% 17.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 241 310
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -9.38% +6.67%
10th Percentile £309 £263 £275
90th Percentile £529 £513 £538
Scotland median daily rate £393 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +12.14% -6.67% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 4
Edinburgh median hourly rate £43.39 £49.63 £28.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.56% +72.83% +16.01%
Scotland median hourly rate £42.70 £42.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +1.65% +68.00% -9.09%

Data Mining
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 7 (63.64%) Banking
1 7 (63.64%) Data Analysis
2 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (45.45%) Finance
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) VB
4 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
5 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (27.27%) SAS
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
6 2 (18.18%) Retail Banking
6 2 (18.18%) Time Management
6 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (18.18%) Machine Learning
6 2 (18.18%) Business Transformation
6 2 (18.18%) Analytics
6 2 (18.18%) Data Strategy
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 2 (18.18%) Data Management
7 1 (9.09%) Advertising
7 1 (9.09%) Validation
7 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (9.09%) GIS
7 1 (9.09%) Change Management

Data Mining
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 (27.27%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2000
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (9.09%) GIS
2 1 (9.09%) MS Access
2 1 (9.09%) OLAP
2 1 (9.09%) Spatial Data
General
1 7 (63.64%) Banking
2 5 (45.45%) Finance
3 2 (18.18%) Retail Banking
4 1 (9.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Data Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) Banking Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) Data Scientist
5 2 (18.18%) Senior Data Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Business Data Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Data Mining Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Report Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior SQL Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Data Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) Smart City
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Data Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Analytics
2 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Business Transformation
2 2 (18.18%) Data Management
2 2 (18.18%) Data Strategy
2 2 (18.18%) Machine Learning
2 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (18.18%) Time Management
3 1 (9.09%) Anomaly Detection
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) Data Extraction
3 1 (9.09%) Data Governance
3 1 (9.09%) Knowledge Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 1 (9.09%) Ontologies
3 1 (9.09%) Predictive Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) Remote Sensing
3 1 (9.09%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
1 5 (45.45%) VB
2 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
3 1 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) R
3 1 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) Numerate Degree
1 1 (9.09%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) BS7666
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft