Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 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
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 127 82 137
Rank change year-on-year -45 +55 -23
Contract jobs citing Statistics 10 22 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.35% 1.19% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 1.38% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 1
Edinburgh median daily rate £300 £488 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.46% +14.71% +33.54%
10th Percentile £179 £356 £413
90th Percentile £423 £781 £438
Scotland median daily rate £225 £425 £368
% change year-on-year -47.06% +15.65% +15.48%
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 2,459 1,595 2,480
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 87.26% 86.36% 84.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,490 995 1,349
Edinburgh median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £275
90th Percentile £575 £554 £563
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 20 14
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £16.93 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.04% -25.58% -20.18%
10th Percentile £15.04 £12.95 £14.13
90th Percentile £111.75 £43.77 £42.43
Scotland median hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% -50.00% +32.11%

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 26 April 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 26 April 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 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) Python
2 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (40.00%) Machine Learning
2 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (40.00%) Data Science
3 3 (30.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) R
3 3 (30.00%) Hadoop
3 3 (30.00%) Visualisation
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) PhD
3 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) C++
4 2 (20.00%) Banking
4 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (20.00%) Applied Mathematics
4 2 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (20.00%) Database Tuning
4 2 (20.00%) D3.js
4 2 (20.00%) Analytics
4 2 (20.00%) Database Security
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (20.00%) Re-Platforming
4 2 (20.00%) Infographics
4 2 (20.00%) DevOps

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 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Solr
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (10.00%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (10.00%) Apache Hive
3 1 (10.00%) Big Data
3 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (10.00%) HBase
3 1 (10.00%) Impala
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
1 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Data Scientist
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Database Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Designer
2 2 (20.00%) Digital Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Junior
3 1 (10.00%) Junior Data Scientist
3 1 (10.00%) Python Developer
3 1 (10.00%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Bokeh
1 2 (20.00%) D3.js
1 2 (20.00%) ggplot
1 2 (20.00%) Seaborn
2 1 (10.00%) Akka
2 1 (10.00%) Kafka
2 1 (10.00%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Data Science
1 4 (40.00%) Machine Learning
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (30.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (20.00%) Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) Applied Mathematics
3 2 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 2 (20.00%) Database Security
3 2 (20.00%) Database Tuning
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps
3 2 (20.00%) Infographics
3 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (20.00%) Re-Platforming
4 1 (10.00%) Customer Acquisition
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (10.00%) SDLC
4 1 (10.00%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) Python
3 3 (30.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) R
4 2 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) C++
5 1 (10.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) PhD
2 1 (10.00%) CITP
2 1 (10.00%) MCITP
2 1 (10.00%) MCSA
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Cloudera
1 1 (10.00%) Hortonworks
1 1 (10.00%) MapR
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle