The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for Data Mining skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Mining over the 3 months to 26 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.

Data Mining
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 71 70
Rank change year-on-year +14 -1  
Contract jobs citing Data Mining 6 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.90% 0.14% 0.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.39% 0.52% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -14.28%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £413 £375
% change year-on-year - +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 - -

Data Mining is in the database and business intelligence 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 database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 177 191 219
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 26.62% 27.25% 24.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 124 110
Median daily rate £375 £350 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -0.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £425 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £190.00 - £65.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +24.59% +17.30%  

Data Mining
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing Data Mining as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for Data Mining in Glasgow

Data Mining
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Mining in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Mining 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 Mining.

1 10 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (26.67%) Java
3 4 (26.67%) Apache
3 4 (26.67%) Lucene
3 4 (26.67%) Cluster Analysis
3 4 (26.67%) Apache Solr
3 4 (26.67%) MongoDB
3 4 (26.67%) NoSQL
3 4 (26.67%) Natural Language Processing
3 4 (26.67%) Data Extraction
4 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (20.00%) QlikView
4 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (20.00%) Project Management
4 3 (20.00%) Virtual Team
5 2 (13.33%) OCR
5 2 (13.33%) Knowledge Engineering
5 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
5 2 (13.33%) ETL
5 2 (13.33%) VoIP
5 2 (13.33%) CCNA
5 2 (13.33%) CISSP
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (13.33%) Migration

Data Mining
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 (26.67%) Apache
1 4 (26.67%) Apache Solr
2 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) MongoDB
1 4 (26.67%) NoSQL
2 3 (20.00%) QlikView
3 1 (6.67%) KDB
3 1 (6.67%) Kdb+
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Data Scientist
3 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Functional Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Functional Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Risk Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Risk Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) KDB Developer
4 1 (6.67%) QlikView Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) QlikView Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) Lucene
1 4 (26.67%) Natural Language Processing
2 2 (13.33%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (20.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 4 (26.67%) Cluster Analysis
2 4 (26.67%) Data Extraction
3 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (20.00%) Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
4 2 (13.33%) ETL
4 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Information Security
4 2 (13.33%) Knowledge Engineering
4 2 (13.33%) Migration
4 2 (13.33%) OCR
4 2 (13.33%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (13.33%) System Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Trend Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Scenario Testing
5 1 (6.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) Perl
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) CCNA
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (13.33%) CISSP
2 1 (6.67%) CISA
2 1 (6.67%) CISM
2 1 (6.67%) CRISC
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) Data Quality
1 2 (13.33%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) COBIT
2 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Twitter