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

Data Analysis
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 44 28
Rank change year-on-year +10 -16  
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 20 15 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 3.82% 2.59% 5.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.49% 3.07% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 26
Median daily rate £300 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.58% -8.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £294 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £438 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £17.32 - £33.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.22 £17.00 £19.63
% change year-on-year +71.89% -13.37%  

Data Analysis 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 Glasgow with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 445 489 718
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 84.92% 84.31% 84.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 272 423
Median daily rate £358 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 20
Median hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +9.09%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Data Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Analysis in Glasgow

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data Analysis in Glasgow.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Analysis in Glasgow

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analysis in Glasgow over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Analysis in Glasgow

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Analysis in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Analysis in Glasgow

Data Analysis
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Analysis 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Data Analysis.

1 15 (50.00%) SQL
2 11 (36.67%) Business Analysis
3 9 (30.00%) Data Management
3 9 (30.00%) GAP Analysis
3 9 (30.00%) ETL
3 9 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (26.67%) Data Modelling
4 8 (26.67%) Finance
5 7 (23.33%) Java
5 7 (23.33%) Data Quality
6 6 (20.00%) Master Data Management
6 6 (20.00%) Data Mining
7 5 (16.67%) Banking
7 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 5 (16.67%) Project Management
7 5 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (16.67%) QlikView
8 4 (13.33%) Apache Solr
8 4 (13.33%) Data Extraction
8 4 (13.33%) MongoDB
8 4 (13.33%) NoSQL
8 4 (13.33%) Change Control
8 4 (13.33%) Natural Language Processing
8 4 (13.33%) SDLC
8 4 (13.33%) Apache
8 4 (13.33%) .NET
8 4 (13.33%) Lucene
8 4 (13.33%) Cluster Analysis
8 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development

Data Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (13.33%) Apache
1 4 (13.33%) Apache Solr
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.33%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) Data Mining
2 5 (16.67%) QlikView
2 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (13.33%) MongoDB
3 4 (13.33%) NoSQL
4 3 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.33%) Power BI
6 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
6 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 5 (16.67%) Banking
3 3 (10.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (66.67%) Analyst
2 11 (36.67%) Data Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Data Scientist
5 3 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Test Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Test Data Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) MI Specialist
6 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Risk Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Data Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Support Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (3.33%) Banking Project Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Banking Business Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Technology Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) .NET
1 4 (13.33%) Lucene
1 4 (13.33%) Natural Language Processing
2 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.67%) Regular Expression
3 1 (3.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.00%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Business Analysis
2 9 (30.00%) Data Management
2 9 (30.00%) ETL
2 9 (30.00%) GAP Analysis
3 8 (26.67%) Data Modelling
4 6 (20.00%) Master Data Management
5 5 (16.67%) Project Management
5 5 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (13.33%) Change Control
6 4 (13.33%) Cluster Analysis
6 4 (13.33%) Data Extraction
6 4 (13.33%) SDLC
7 3 (10.00%) Analytics
7 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (10.00%) Risk Management
7 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
7 3 (10.00%) Use Case
8 2 (6.67%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (23.33%) Java
3 2 (6.67%) C#
3 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (23.33%) Data Quality
2 2 (6.67%) FATCA
3 1 (3.33%) MiFID
3 1 (3.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) Cognos
2 1 (3.33%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle
2 1 (3.33%) Tableau