The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Visualisation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Visualisation over the 3 months to 28 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.

Visualisation
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 89 81
Rank change year-on-year +15 -8  
Contract jobs citing Visualisation 8 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.65% 0.67% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.78% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Median daily rate £425 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.55%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £24.68 £57.75
% change year-on-year - -57.26%  

Visualisation 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 1017 1153 1164
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 83.22% 85.41% 82.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 601 625 605
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 8 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 £15.25 £11.61 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.39 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

Visualisation
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Visualisation in Edinburgh

Visualisation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Visualisation in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Visualisation in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Visualisation 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 Visualisation.

1 10 (62.50%) Data Visualisation
2 8 (50.00%) Analytics
3 7 (43.75%) Tableau
3 7 (43.75%) SQL
4 6 (37.50%) SAS
5 5 (31.25%) Data Modelling
5 5 (31.25%) ETL
5 5 (31.25%) Data Analysis
6 4 (25.00%) Data Management
6 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
6 4 (25.00%) HTML
6 4 (25.00%) CSS
6 4 (25.00%) Finance
6 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (18.75%) Publishing
7 3 (18.75%) VBA
7 3 (18.75%) Oracle
7 3 (18.75%) Python
7 3 (18.75%) Teradata
7 3 (18.75%) Banking
7 3 (18.75%) Retail
7 3 (18.75%) Google
7 3 (18.75%) Retail Banking
7 3 (18.75%) QlikView
7 3 (18.75%) Google Analytics
7 3 (18.75%) Data Architecture
7 3 (18.75%) Hadoop

Visualisation
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 6 (37.50%) SAS
2 1 (6.25%) Moodle
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (18.75%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Google Analytics
1 3 (18.75%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (18.75%) Hadoop
2 3 (18.75%) QlikView
3 2 (12.50%) Big Data
3 2 (12.50%) OLAP
3 2 (12.50%) RDBMS
3 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 2 (12.50%) Spotfire
4 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (6.25%) Data Lake
4 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (6.25%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) ERwin
2 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
2 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) Selenium
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
2 3 (18.75%) Publishing
2 3 (18.75%) Retail
2 3 (18.75%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Data Modeller
2 3 (18.75%) Designer
2 3 (18.75%) Digital Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Data Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Digital Analytics Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Google Analytics Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Support
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Digital Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Power BI Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Report Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Data Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Data Modeller
4 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Tableau Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) CSS
1 4 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
2 1 (6.25%) Regular Expression
2 1 (6.25%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Data Structures
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Taxonomies
2 2 (12.50%) User Experience
3 1 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (6.25%) Private Cloud
3 1 (6.25%) VLE
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Data Visualisation
2 8 (50.00%) Analytics
3 5 (31.25%) Data Analysis
3 5 (31.25%) Data Modelling
3 5 (31.25%) ETL
4 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (25.00%) Data Management
5 3 (18.75%) A/B Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Conversion Rate Optimisation
5 3 (18.75%) Data Architecture
5 3 (18.75%) Digital Analytics
6 2 (12.50%) Data Integration
6 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (12.50%) Machine Learning
6 2 (12.50%) Master Data Management
6 2 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (12.50%) Regulatory Compliance
6 2 (12.50%) Risk Analytics
6 2 (12.50%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (18.75%) Python
3 3 (18.75%) VBA
4 2 (12.50%) MATLAB
4 2 (12.50%) R
5 1 (6.25%) Java
5 1 (6.25%) Ruby
5 1 (6.25%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) PhD
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Tableau
2 3 (18.75%) ClickTale
2 3 (18.75%) Cloudera
2 3 (18.75%) Google
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) Teradata
3 1 (6.25%) Alteryx
3 1 (6.25%) Blackboard
3 1 (6.25%) Cognos
3 1 (6.25%) SAP