Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 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.

Statistics
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 116 123
Rank change year-on-year -8 +7 -11
Contract jobs citing Statistics 12 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.41% 0.52% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.62% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 6
Edinburgh median daily rate £500 £413 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.21% +21.32% -18.56%
10th Percentile £164 £175 £219
90th Percentile £570 £781 £393
Scotland median daily rate £388 £400 £250
% change year-on-year -3.13% +60.00% +6.38%
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 2490 1777 2658
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 84.41% 83.78% 83.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1456 1025 1370
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% - -3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £262
90th Percentile £550 £525 £525
Scotland median daily rate £390 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 20
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £19.75 £17.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.33% +11.20% +12.62%
10th Percentile £11.22 £11.25 £11.87
90th Percentile £35.00 £46.69 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% -16.00% +11.11%

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 23 November 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 23 November 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 9 (75.00%) Python
1 9 (75.00%) Machine Learning
2 8 (66.67%) Analytics
2 8 (66.67%) Mathematics
3 6 (50.00%) Degree
3 6 (50.00%) R
3 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (41.67%) Algorithms
4 5 (41.67%) Translating Business Requirements
4 5 (41.67%) Splunk
4 5 (41.67%) Big Data
4 5 (41.67%) Statistical Modelling
4 5 (41.67%) Data Cleansing
4 5 (41.67%) Numerate Degree
4 5 (41.67%) Predictive Analytics
4 5 (41.67%) Physics
4 5 (41.67%) Incident Management
5 4 (33.33%) Data Analysis
5 4 (33.33%) SAS
6 3 (25.00%) MATLAB
6 3 (25.00%) Finance
6 3 (25.00%) Applied Mathematics
6 3 (25.00%) Regulatory Compliance
6 3 (25.00%) Risk Analytics
7 2 (16.67%) Tableau
7 2 (16.67%) SDLC
7 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
7 2 (16.67%) Spotfire
7 2 (16.67%) QlikView
7 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development

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 4 (33.33%) SAS
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Big Data
2 2 (16.67%) QlikView
2 2 (16.67%) Spotfire
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Data Scientist
2 4 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Python Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Analytics Manager
4 1 (8.33%) IT Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Qualitative Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Quantitative Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Analytics Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (41.67%) Algorithms
3 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (8.33%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Machine Learning
2 8 (66.67%) Analytics
2 8 (66.67%) Mathematics
3 5 (41.67%) Data Cleansing
3 5 (41.67%) Incident Management
3 5 (41.67%) Physics
3 5 (41.67%) Predictive Analytics
3 5 (41.67%) Statistical Modelling
3 5 (41.67%) Translating Business Requirements
4 4 (33.33%) Data Analysis
5 3 (25.00%) Applied Mathematics
5 3 (25.00%) Regulatory Compliance
5 3 (25.00%) Risk Analytics
6 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (16.67%) Data Management
6 2 (16.67%) Econometrics
6 2 (16.67%) SDLC
6 2 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
7 1 (8.33%) Economics
7 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) Python
2 6 (50.00%) R
3 3 (25.00%) MATLAB
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Degree
2 5 (41.67%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (16.67%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Splunk
2 2 (16.67%) Tableau
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft