Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 88 135
Rank change year-on-year -33 +47 -16
Contract jobs citing Statistics 16 28 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.53% 1.26% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 1.49% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 1
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £488 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.82% +14.71% +13.33%
10th Percentile £194 £321 £413
90th Percentile £553 £575 £438
Scotland median daily rate £398 £488 £393
% change year-on-year -18.46% +24.20% +9.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - £18.00 -
Scotland median hourly rate - £18.00 -

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 2,644 1,873 2,418
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 87.35% 84.10% 85.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,536 1,150 1,338
Edinburgh median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £290 £260 £270
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
Scotland median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 19 12
Edinburgh median hourly rate £26.75 £15.86 £15.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.66% +0.28% -20.93%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.23 £11.05
90th Percentile £45.96 £43.39 £43.63
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -36.36% -23.61% +31.05%

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 16 July 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 16 July 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 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (37.50%) Data Science
3 6 (37.50%) R
3 6 (37.50%) Machine Learning
3 6 (37.50%) Data Modelling
3 6 (37.50%) Python
4 5 (31.25%) Artificial Intelligence
4 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
4 5 (31.25%) Mathematics
4 5 (31.25%) Visualisation
5 4 (25.00%) Big Data
5 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (25.00%) Hadoop
5 4 (25.00%) Oracle
5 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (18.75%) Finance
6 3 (18.75%) Migration
6 3 (18.75%) Java
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
6 3 (18.75%) PhD
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (18.75%) Replication
6 3 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (18.75%) Natural Language Processing
6 3 (18.75%) Analytics
6 3 (18.75%) Deep Learning

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 (6.25%) Apache
1 1 (6.25%) Apache Solr
1 1 (6.25%) Apache Spark
1 1 (6.25%) Blackboard Learn
1 1 (6.25%) Moodle
1 1 (6.25%) SAS
1 1 (6.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (12.50%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (12.50%) Amazon S3
2 2 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (6.25%) Amazon SageMaker
3 1 (6.25%) Azure Machine Learning
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Big Data
1 4 (25.00%) Hadoop
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (12.50%) RDBMS
4 1 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (6.25%) Apache Hive
4 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (6.25%) HBase
4 1 (6.25%) Impala
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 2 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Investment Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Data Scientist
2 4 (25.00%) DBA
2 4 (25.00%) SQL DBA
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Database Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Designer
4 2 (12.50%) Digital Designer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Data Scientist
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Junior
5 1 (6.25%) Junior Data Scientist
5 1 (6.25%) Service Management Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Natural Language Processing
2 2 (12.50%) Bokeh
2 2 (12.50%) D3.js
2 2 (12.50%) ggplot
2 2 (12.50%) Seaborn
3 1 (6.25%) Akka
3 1 (6.25%) Kafka
3 1 (6.25%) Node.js
3 1 (6.25%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
3 3 (18.75%) Replication
4 2 (12.50%) Algorithms
5 1 (6.25%) Blog
5 1 (6.25%) Social Media
5 1 (6.25%) User Experience
5 1 (6.25%) VLE
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Data Modelling
1 6 (37.50%) Data Science
1 6 (37.50%) Machine Learning
2 5 (31.25%) Artificial Intelligence
2 5 (31.25%) Mathematics
2 5 (31.25%) Visualisation
3 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) Analytics
4 3 (18.75%) Bayesian Methods
4 3 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (18.75%) Deep Learning
4 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (18.75%) Migration
4 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (12.50%) Experimental Design
5 2 (12.50%) Infographics
5 2 (12.50%) Prototyping
5 2 (12.50%) Random Forest
5 2 (12.50%) Reinforcement Learning
5 2 (12.50%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 6 (37.50%) Python
2 6 (37.50%) R
3 3 (18.75%) Java
3 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
4 2 (12.50%) C#
4 2 (12.50%) C++
5 1 (6.25%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) PhD
2 1 (6.25%) CITP
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) MCITP
2 1 (6.25%) MCSA
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) Cloudera
4 1 (6.25%) Blackboard
4 1 (6.25%) Hortonworks
4 1 (6.25%) IBM
4 1 (6.25%) MapR