Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 6 months to 18 November 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 125 77
Rank change year-on-year +67 -48 +3
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 152 59 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.05% 1.35% 2.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.63% 1.61% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 43 78
Scotland median daily rate £400 £373 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.38% -3.87% +1.97%
10th Percentile £313 £278 £222
90th Percentile £494 £475 £489
UK median daily rate £450 £400 £420
% change year-on-year +12.50% -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Scotland median hourly rate £19.00 £9.37 £31.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +102.77% -69.99% +52.32%
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year -5.00% -13.98% -16.96%

Data Analysis 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 Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4184 3661 5108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 84.05% 83.60% 82.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2377 2139 2669
Scotland median daily rate £390 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% -
10th Percentile £251 £250 £250
90th Percentile £538 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 90 106
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £25.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.89% -11.17% +17.75%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.75 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.00 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%

Data Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Data Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Data Analysis in Scotland

Data Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Analysis in Scotland

Data Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analysis in Scotland over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Analysis in Scotland

Data Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Analysis in Scotland

Data Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Analysis within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +44 92 £400 +6.67% 5
Glasgow +18 36 £400 - 4
Inverclyde - 6 £325 -
Stirling +9 4 £475 +46.15%
Renfrewshire - 2 - -
Aberdeen - 1 £425 -
Data Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Data Analysis.

1 56 (36.84%) Finance
2 47 (30.92%) SQL
3 30 (19.74%) Banking
4 28 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (17.76%) Analytics
6 26 (17.11%) SQL Server
7 24 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 24 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
8 23 (15.13%) Business Analysis
9 22 (14.47%) Visualisation
10 21 (13.82%) Migration
10 21 (13.82%) Oracle
10 21 (13.82%) Project Management
10 21 (13.82%) Data Quality
11 19 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
12 18 (11.84%) Data Modelling
12 18 (11.84%) ETL
13 17 (11.18%) Microsoft Excel
14 16 (10.53%) Informatica
14 16 (10.53%) Data Migration
15 15 (9.87%) Data Integration
15 15 (9.87%) Mathematics
15 15 (9.87%) Data Mining
16 14 (9.21%) Python
17 13 (8.55%) Business Intelligence
17 13 (8.55%) Degree
18 12 (7.89%) PowerCenter
18 12 (7.89%) SAS
19 11 (7.24%) Computer Science
19 11 (7.24%) Data Mapping

Data Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 12 (7.89%) SAS
2 2 (1.32%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.66%) Confluence
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 17 (11.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (4.61%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.32%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.32%) SPSS
4 1 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (4.61%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.66%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.66%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.66%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.66%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.66%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.32%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.66%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (17.11%) SQL Server
2 19 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (9.87%) Data Mining
4 12 (7.89%) PowerCenter
5 10 (6.58%) Hadoop
5 10 (6.58%) Relational Database
6 8 (5.26%) RDBMS
7 7 (4.61%) Big Data
8 6 (3.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (3.29%) NoSQL
9 5 (3.29%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (3.29%) SQLite
10 4 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (2.63%) MongoDB
10 4 (2.63%) Oracle Database
10 4 (2.63%) QlikView
11 2 (1.32%) BusinessObjects XI
11 2 (1.32%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.63%) ERwin
2 2 (1.32%) XMLSpy
3 1 (0.66%) JIRA
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 56 (36.84%) Finance
2 30 (19.74%) Banking
3 7 (4.61%) Front Office
4 5 (3.29%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.63%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.97%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.97%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.32%) Billing
7 2 (1.32%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (1.32%) Legal
8 1 (0.66%) Games
8 1 (0.66%) Law
8 1 (0.66%) Marketing
8 1 (0.66%) Retail
8 1 (0.66%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 71 (46.71%) Analyst
2 44 (28.95%) Developer
3 30 (19.74%) Business Analyst
4 24 (15.79%) Data Analyst
5 13 (8.55%) Informatica Developer
6 9 (5.92%) Analytics Developer
7 8 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
8 7 (4.61%) Business Manager
8 7 (4.61%) Front Office Business Analyst
9 6 (3.95%) Consultant
9 6 (3.95%) Data Business Analyst
9 6 (3.95%) Python Developer
10 5 (3.29%) Data Scientist
10 5 (3.29%) SQL Developer
10 5 (3.29%) Systems Analyst
11 4 (2.63%) Business Data Analyst
11 4 (2.63%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 4 (2.63%) Data Modeller
11 4 (2.63%) Tableau Developer
11 4 (2.63%) Wealth Management Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.61%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (2.63%) Pandas
3 1 (0.66%) .NET
3 1 (0.66%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (0.66%) Web Services
3 1 (0.66%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.24%) Computer Science
3 9 (5.92%) Data Structures
4 7 (4.61%) Equities
4 7 (4.61%) Fixed Income
5 6 (3.95%) Cyberthreat
6 5 (3.29%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.63%) Fintech
8 3 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.97%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.32%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.32%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.32%) Reference Data
9 2 (1.32%) User Experience
10 1 (0.66%) CMDB
10 1 (0.66%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.66%) Cyber Attack
10 1 (0.66%) FMCG
10 1 (0.66%) Market Risk
10 1 (0.66%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.97%) Unix
2 2 (1.32%) Android
2 2 (1.32%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.66%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (17.76%) Analytics
3 24 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (15.13%) Business Analysis
5 22 (14.47%) Visualisation
6 21 (13.82%) Migration
6 21 (13.82%) Project Management
7 18 (11.84%) Data Modelling
7 18 (11.84%) ETL
8 16 (10.53%) Data Migration
9 15 (9.87%) Data Integration
9 15 (9.87%) Mathematics
10 13 (8.55%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (7.24%) Data Mapping
12 10 (6.58%) Cybersecurity
12 10 (6.58%) Data Analytics
12 10 (6.58%) Data Management
12 10 (6.58%) Workflow
13 9 (5.92%) Kimball Methodology
14 8 (5.26%) Data Acquisition
Programming Languages
1 47 (30.92%) SQL
2 14 (9.21%) Python
3 7 (4.61%) T-SQL
4 5 (3.29%) C++
4 5 (3.29%) R
5 4 (2.63%) PL/SQL
5 4 (2.63%) VBA
6 2 (1.32%) Java
6 2 (1.32%) VB
7 1 (0.66%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.66%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (8.55%) Degree
2 3 (1.97%) CISSP
2 3 (1.97%) PhD
3 2 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.32%) CISA
3 2 (1.32%) CRISC
3 2 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.66%) CEH
4 1 (0.66%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.66%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.66%) SANS
4 1 (0.66%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.66%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (13.82%) Data Quality
2 8 (5.26%) QA
3 2 (1.32%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.32%) SLA
4 1 (0.66%) Basel II
4 1 (0.66%) BS7666
4 1 (0.66%) EMIR
4 1 (0.66%) FINREP
4 1 (0.66%) GDPR
4 1 (0.66%) MiFID
4 1 (0.66%) PMO
Systems Management
1 3 (1.97%) Kibana
Vendors
1 21 (13.82%) Oracle
2 16 (10.53%) Informatica
3 9 (5.92%) Splunk
3 9 (5.92%) Tableau
4 8 (5.26%) Cloudera
5 7 (4.61%) Charles River
6 6 (3.95%) Cognos
7 5 (3.29%) Microsoft
8 3 (1.97%) Teradata
9 2 (1.32%) Alteryx
9 2 (1.32%) Google
9 2 (1.32%) IBM
9 2 (1.32%) Misys
9 2 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.32%) SAP
9 2 (1.32%) Twitter
10 1 (0.66%) CA
10 1 (0.66%) Facebook
10 1 (0.66%) Infor
10 1 (0.66%) ServiceNow