Period
to 19 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Statistics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Statistics over the 6 months to 19 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.

Statistics
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 125 107 125
Rank change year-on-year -18 +18 -9
Contract jobs citing Statistics 14 23 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.47% 0.86% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 1.02% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 1
Edinburgh median daily rate £435 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.00% +17.65% +13.33%
10th Percentile £355 £381 £413
90th Percentile £560 £575 £438
Scotland median daily rate £425 £500 £400
% change year-on-year -15.00% +25.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £30.00 -

Statistics 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 2,620 2,262 2,077
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 88.22% 84.66% 85.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,414 1,327 1,187
Edinburgh median daily rate £414 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% +1.01% +5.60%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £270
90th Percentile £575 £560 £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 £32.50
% change year-on-year -8.57% -19.23% +54.76%

Statistics
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Statistics in Edinburgh

Statistics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Statistics in Edinburgh

Statistics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Statistics in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Statistics in Edinburgh

Statistics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Statistics in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Statistics 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 Statistics.

1 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) Mathematics
2 6 (42.86%) R
2 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (35.71%) Data Science
3 5 (35.71%) Machine Learning
3 5 (35.71%) Python
3 5 (35.71%) Data Modelling
3 5 (35.71%) Oracle
3 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
3 5 (35.71%) Artificial Intelligence
3 5 (35.71%) Visualisation
4 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (28.57%) Finance
4 4 (28.57%) Migration
4 4 (28.57%) Replication
4 4 (28.57%) Java
4 4 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 4 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (28.57%) Storage Management
5 3 (21.43%) Deep Learning
5 3 (21.43%) Chatbot
5 3 (21.43%) Hadoop
5 3 (21.43%) Natural Language Processing
5 3 (21.43%) Big Data
5 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS

Statistics
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 1 (7.14%) Blackboard Learn
1 1 (7.14%) Moodle
1 1 (7.14%) SAS
1 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
1 1 (7.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Chatbot
2 1 (7.14%) EViews
2 1 (7.14%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (14.29%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (14.29%) Amazon S3
2 2 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon SageMaker
3 1 (7.14%) Azure Machine Learning
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (21.43%) Big Data
3 3 (21.43%) Hadoop
3 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
4 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
5 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (7.14%) DB2
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) JMeter
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Investment Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) DBA
1 5 (35.71%) SQL DBA
2 4 (28.57%) Data Scientist
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server DBA
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Data Scientist
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Junior
4 1 (7.14%) Junior Data Scientist
4 1 (7.14%) Monitoring Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Test Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Service Management Officer
4 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Natural Language Processing
2 2 (14.29%) Bokeh
2 2 (14.29%) D3.js
2 2 (14.29%) ggplot
2 2 (14.29%) Seaborn
3 1 (7.14%) Node.js
3 1 (7.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 4 (28.57%) Replication
3 2 (14.29%) Algorithms
3 2 (14.29%) Blog
4 1 (7.14%) User Experience
4 1 (7.14%) VLE
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Mathematics
2 5 (35.71%) Artificial Intelligence
2 5 (35.71%) Data Modelling
2 5 (35.71%) Data Science
2 5 (35.71%) Machine Learning
2 5 (35.71%) Visualisation
3 4 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (28.57%) Migration
3 4 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (28.57%) Storage Management
4 3 (21.43%) Analytics
4 3 (21.43%) Bayesian Methods
4 3 (21.43%) Deep Learning
4 3 (21.43%) Economics
5 2 (14.29%) Naive Bayes
5 2 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (14.29%) Prototyping
5 2 (14.29%) Random Forest
5 2 (14.29%) Support Vector Machines
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) R
3 5 (35.71%) Python
4 4 (28.57%) Java
4 4 (28.57%) T-SQL
5 3 (21.43%) C++
6 2 (14.29%) C#
7 1 (7.14%) C
7 1 (7.14%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
1 2 (14.29%) PhD
2 1 (7.14%) CITP
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (7.14%) MCITP
2 1 (7.14%) MCSA
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (7.14%) IFRS
2 1 (7.14%) IFRS 9
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) IBM
4 1 (7.14%) Blackboard
4 1 (7.14%) Cloudera
4 1 (7.14%) Twitter