Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 123 140 109
Rank change year-on-year +17 -31 +17
Contract jobs citing Statistics 17 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.60% 0.20% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.24% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 6
Edinburgh median daily rate £363 £95 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +281.58% -76.97% +21.32%
10th Percentile £268 £93 £175
90th Percentile £549 £98 £781
Scotland median daily rate £425 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +9.68% -3.13% +60.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £30.00 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £27.25 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year -9.17% - -

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 2,508 2,545 1,698
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 88.28% 86.39% 85.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,253 1,472 1,001
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £285 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £365
% change year-on-year +2.56% +6.85% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 20 31
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% -16.00% +51.52%
10th Percentile £11.03 £11.24 £14.25
90th Percentile £44.45 £35.00 £52.00
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +7.14% +5.00%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 (64.71%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) Mathematics
2 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
2 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (29.41%) R
3 5 (29.41%) Data Science
3 5 (29.41%) Python
3 5 (29.41%) Java
4 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle
4 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
4 4 (23.53%) PhD
4 4 (23.53%) Data Modelling
4 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (23.53%) Finance
4 4 (23.53%) Replication
4 4 (23.53%) Degree
4 4 (23.53%) Migration
4 4 (23.53%) Artificial Intelligence
4 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (23.53%) Storage Management
4 4 (23.53%) Machine Learning
4 4 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (23.53%) Visualisation
4 4 (23.53%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (17.65%) Validation
5 3 (17.65%) Economics
5 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (17.65%) Banking

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 2 (11.76%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.88%) Blackboard Learn
2 1 (5.88%) Moodle
2 1 (5.88%) SAS
2 1 (5.88%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Chatbot
2 1 (5.88%) EViews
2 1 (5.88%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon EMR
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon S3
1 2 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (11.76%) Big Data
2 2 (11.76%) DB2
2 2 (11.76%) Hadoop
2 2 (11.76%) Power BI
2 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
2 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.88%) Amazon QuickSight
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.76%) JIRA
1 2 (11.76%) JMeter
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Banking
2 3 (17.65%) Marketing
3 2 (11.76%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.88%) Law
4 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Data Scientist
1 4 (23.53%) DBA
1 4 (23.53%) SQL DBA
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server DBA
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Junior
3 2 (11.76%) Performance Test Leader
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Data Scientist
3 2 (11.76%) Test Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Designer
4 1 (5.88%) Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Digital Designer
4 1 (5.88%) Junior Data Scientist
4 1 (5.88%) Junior Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Monitoring Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Product Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Service Management Officer
4 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Teradata Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Bokeh
1 2 (11.76%) D3.js
1 2 (11.76%) ggplot
1 2 (11.76%) Natural Language Processing
1 2 (11.76%) REST
1 2 (11.76%) Seaborn
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (23.53%) Replication
3 2 (11.76%) Algorithms
3 2 (11.76%) Blog
4 1 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (5.88%) Industrial Internet of Things
4 1 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (5.88%) Social Media
4 1 (5.88%) VLE
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
1 6 (35.29%) Mathematics
2 5 (29.41%) Data Science
3 4 (23.53%) Artificial Intelligence
3 4 (23.53%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (23.53%) Data Modelling
3 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (23.53%) Machine Learning
3 4 (23.53%) Migration
3 4 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (23.53%) Storage Management
3 4 (23.53%) Visualisation
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (17.65%) Economics
4 3 (17.65%) Validation
5 2 (11.76%) Applied Mathematics
5 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Data Management
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) SQL
2 5 (29.41%) Java
2 5 (29.41%) Python
2 5 (29.41%) R
3 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
4 3 (17.65%) C++
5 2 (11.76%) C#
5 2 (11.76%) MATLAB
6 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
1 4 (23.53%) PhD
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (5.88%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (5.88%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.88%) IFRS
2 1 (5.88%) IFRS 9
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) IBM
4 1 (5.88%) Blackboard
4 1 (5.88%) Minitab
4 1 (5.88%) Tableau
4 1 (5.88%) Teradata
4 1 (5.88%) Twitter