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 3 months to 27 June 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.

Statistics
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 98 78
Rank change year-on-year +39 -20  
Contract jobs citing Statistics 20 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.63% 0.22% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.95% 0.26% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 4
Median daily rate £500 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% +13.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £343
% change year-on-year - +2.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £15.99
% change year-on-year - -18.68%  

Statistics 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 1025 1149 1165
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 83.47% 85.30% 82.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 603 628 605
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 13
Median hourly rate £15.86 £15.82 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.28% -14.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.61 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.39 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Statistics
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Statistics 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 Statistics.

1 18 (66.67%) Mathematics
1 18 (66.67%) Analytics
2 14 (51.85%) Machine Learning
2 14 (51.85%) SAS
3 13 (48.15%) MATLAB
4 12 (44.44%) Python
4 12 (44.44%) Degree
4 12 (44.44%) Risk Analytics
4 12 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (44.44%) Regulatory Compliance
5 11 (40.74%) Finance
6 10 (37.04%) Applied Mathematics
6 10 (37.04%) R
7 9 (33.33%) PhD
7 9 (33.33%) SQL
8 8 (29.63%) Predictive Analytics
8 8 (29.63%) Econometrics
8 8 (29.63%) Data Management
9 7 (25.93%) Spotfire
9 7 (25.93%) Tableau
9 7 (25.93%) QlikView
10 6 (22.22%) Numerate Degree
10 6 (22.22%) Physics
10 6 (22.22%) Data Analysis
11 5 (18.52%) Statistical Analysis
11 5 (18.52%) Data Modelling
11 5 (18.52%) Algorithms
11 5 (18.52%) Big Data
12 4 (14.81%) Statistical Modelling
12 4 (14.81%) Splunk

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 14 (51.85%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.70%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) QlikView
1 7 (25.93%) Spotfire
2 5 (18.52%) Big Data
3 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.70%) Apache Hive
4 1 (3.70%) Base SAS
4 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.70%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (3.70%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Appium
1 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.70%) Maven
1 1 (3.70%) ProC
1 1 (3.70%) Selenium
1 1 (3.70%) SoapUI
1 1 (3.70%) Subversion
1 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (40.74%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Data Scientist
3 3 (11.11%) Risk Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Data Analytics Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Database Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Programme Manager
4 2 (7.41%) SAS Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Analytics Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Analytics Manager
5 1 (3.70%) DBA
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.70%) iOS Tester
5 1 (3.70%) Machine Learning Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Qualitative Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Quantitative Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Risk Analytics Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Risk Manager
5 1 (3.70%) SQL DBA
5 1 (3.70%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) NumPy
1 1 (3.70%) REST
1 1 (3.70%) SciPy
1 1 (3.70%) SOAP
1 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (18.52%) Algorithms
3 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 2 (7.41%) Credit Risk
5 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
5 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Unix
2 1 (3.70%) Android
2 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) Analytics
1 18 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 14 (51.85%) Machine Learning
3 12 (44.44%) Regulatory Compliance
3 12 (44.44%) Risk Analytics
4 10 (37.04%) Applied Mathematics
5 8 (29.63%) Data Management
5 8 (29.63%) Econometrics
5 8 (29.63%) Predictive Analytics
6 6 (22.22%) Data Analysis
6 6 (22.22%) Physics
7 5 (18.52%) Data Modelling
7 5 (18.52%) Statistical Analysis
8 4 (14.81%) Data Cleansing
8 4 (14.81%) Economics
8 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
8 4 (14.81%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (14.81%) Signal Processing
8 4 (14.81%) Statistical Modelling
8 4 (14.81%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) MATLAB
2 12 (44.44%) Python
3 10 (37.04%) R
4 9 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (11.11%) VBA
6 2 (7.41%) Java
7 1 (3.70%) C
7 1 (3.70%) C#
7 1 (3.70%) C++
7 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.70%) Perl
7 1 (3.70%) PROC SQL
7 1 (3.70%) Ruby
7 1 (3.70%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) Degree
2 9 (33.33%) PhD
3 6 (22.22%) Numerate Degree
4 3 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (11.11%) MCITP
4 3 (11.11%) MCSA
4 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (7.41%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.70%) PMO
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Tableau
2 4 (14.81%) Splunk