Period
to 21 April 2018

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 21 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.

Data Analysis
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 86 100
Rank change year-on-year +31 +14 -50
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 176 78 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.53% 2.17% 2.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.14% 2.54% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 43 55
Scotland median daily rate £390 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.85% -2.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £299 £275 £272
90th Percentile £485 £488 £490
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Scotland median hourly rate £187.50 £17.32 £22.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +982.56% -21.64% -34.51%
10th Percentile £181.25 £12.46 £15.13
90th Percentile £193.75 £17.32 £29.01
UK median hourly rate £21.33 £19.82 £17.61
% change year-on-year +7.59% +12.58% -18.33%

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 4,253 3,067 4,585
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 85.28% 85.34% 83.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,596 1,799 2,517
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% +1.33%
10th Percentile £258 £237 £250
90th Percentile £550 £525 £530
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 62 73
Scotland median hourly rate £21.00 £17.45 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.38% -48.69% +24.77%
10th Percentile £10.55 £11.02 £13.00
90th Percentile £48.60 £51.68 £47.20
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +21.95%

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 21 April 2018.

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 21 April 2018. 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 +41 118 £400 +6.67% 10
Glasgow -1 45 £375 +15.38% 15
Stirling +1 10 £450 +50.00% 2
Inverclyde -2 1 £355 -25.26%
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Data Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 21 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Data Analysis 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Data Analysis.

1 92 (52.27%) Finance
2 85 (48.30%) SQL
3 57 (32.39%) Banking
4 49 (27.84%) Oracle
4 49 (27.84%) Migration
5 45 (25.57%) Agile Software Development
6 42 (23.86%) Stakeholder Management
7 41 (23.30%) ETL
8 38 (21.59%) Data Migration
9 35 (19.89%) Data Quality
10 34 (19.32%) Analytical Skills
11 31 (17.61%) Data Modelling
12 30 (17.05%) Data Warehouse
13 27 (15.34%) Business Analysis
14 25 (14.20%) Unix
15 24 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
15 24 (13.64%) Informatica
15 24 (13.64%) ETL Development
16 21 (11.93%) Analytics
16 21 (11.93%) Teradata
16 21 (11.93%) Hadoop
17 20 (11.36%) Workflow
17 20 (11.36%) PowerCenter
17 20 (11.36%) Oracle Database
17 20 (11.36%) Problem-Solving
18 19 (10.80%) Microsoft
19 17 (9.66%) Project Management
19 17 (9.66%) Microsoft Excel
19 17 (9.66%) PL/SQL
20 15 (8.52%) SQL Server

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 14 (7.95%) PowerExchange
1 14 (7.95%) SAS
2 8 (4.55%) Confluence
3 7 (3.98%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.57%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.57%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 17 (9.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (3.98%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.70%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.14%) SPSS
6 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (4.55%) Sonata
2 6 (3.41%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (2.27%) thinkFolio
4 2 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.14%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.57%) HiPortfolio
5 1 (0.57%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.57%) MultiFonds
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.27%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.70%) Azure Data Factory
2 3 (1.70%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.70%) Dynamics 365
2 3 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.57%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.57%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (17.05%) Data Warehouse
2 21 (11.93%) Hadoop
3 20 (11.36%) Oracle Database
3 20 (11.36%) PowerCenter
4 15 (8.52%) SQL Server
5 11 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (5.68%) Data Lake
6 10 (5.68%) Power BI
7 9 (5.11%) Big Data
8 7 (3.98%) Relational Database
8 7 (3.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (3.41%) QlikView
10 5 (2.84%) Pentaho
10 5 (2.84%) RDBMS
11 4 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (2.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (1.70%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.70%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (1.70%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 14 (7.95%) JIRA
2 12 (6.82%) ERwin
3 2 (1.14%) ClearCase
3 2 (1.14%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.14%) Hudson
3 2 (1.14%) MagicDraw
3 2 (1.14%) Subversion
4 1 (0.57%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.57%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.57%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle Forms
General
1 92 (52.27%) Finance
2 57 (32.39%) Banking
3 8 (4.55%) Investment Banking
4 7 (3.98%) Legal
5 4 (2.27%) Front Office
5 4 (2.27%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.14%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (1.14%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.14%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.14%) Retail
7 1 (0.57%) Billing
7 1 (0.57%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.57%) Marketing
7 1 (0.57%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 101 (57.39%) Analyst
2 47 (26.70%) Business Analyst
3 41 (23.30%) Developer
4 35 (19.89%) Data Analyst
5 20 (11.36%) Informatica Developer
6 12 (6.82%) Consultant
7 9 (5.11%) Support Analyst
8 8 (4.55%) Applications Support
8 8 (4.55%) Applications Support Analyst
8 8 (4.55%) Data Business Analyst
8 8 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (3.41%) ETL Developer
9 6 (3.41%) Lead Developer
9 6 (3.41%) Senior Business Analyst
9 6 (3.41%) Technical Analyst
10 5 (2.84%) Business Manager
10 5 (2.84%) Java Developer
10 5 (2.84%) Oracle Developer
10 5 (2.84%) Report Analyst
11 4 (2.27%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.27%) ActiveMQ
1 4 (2.27%) FIX Protocol
1 4 (2.27%) Hibernate
1 4 (2.27%) Spring
2 2 (1.14%) Apache Camel
2 2 (1.14%) Apache MINA
2 2 (1.14%) J2EE
2 2 (1.14%) JMS
2 2 (1.14%) SOAP
2 2 (1.14%) XML
3 1 (0.57%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (0.57%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 34 (19.32%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.55%) Mainframe
3 5 (2.84%) Equities
3 5 (2.84%) Fixed Income
4 4 (2.27%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.70%) Credit Risk
5 3 (1.70%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.70%) Derivative
5 3 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.70%) Online Banking
5 3 (1.70%) OTC Derivatives
5 3 (1.70%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.14%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.14%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.57%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.57%) Clustering
7 1 (0.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.57%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.57%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.57%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 25 (14.20%) Unix
2 1 (0.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (27.84%) Migration
2 45 (25.57%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (23.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 41 (23.30%) ETL
5 38 (21.59%) Data Migration
6 31 (17.61%) Data Modelling
7 27 (15.34%) Business Analysis
8 24 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
8 24 (13.64%) ETL Development
9 21 (11.93%) Analytics
10 20 (11.36%) Problem-Solving
10 20 (11.36%) Workflow
11 17 (9.66%) Project Management
12 12 (6.82%) Data Integration
12 12 (6.82%) Visualisation
13 10 (5.68%) GAP Analysis
13 10 (5.68%) Scrum
14 9 (5.11%) Data Mapping
14 9 (5.11%) User Stories
14 9 (5.11%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 85 (48.30%) SQL
2 17 (9.66%) PL/SQL
3 13 (7.39%) Java
4 9 (5.11%) Python
5 2 (1.14%) R
5 2 (1.14%) XPath
6 1 (0.57%) C++
6 1 (0.57%) MATLAB
6 1 (0.57%) Perl
6 1 (0.57%) Scala
6 1 (0.57%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (5.11%) Degree
2 1 (0.57%) CISA
2 1 (0.57%) CISSP
2 1 (0.57%) CRISC
2 1 (0.57%) ISEB
2 1 (0.57%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (0.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (19.89%) Data Quality
2 14 (7.95%) QA
3 7 (3.98%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (2.84%) MiFID
4 5 (2.84%) PMO
5 4 (2.27%) Dodd-Frank
5 4 (2.27%) EMIR
6 2 (1.14%) GDPR
7 1 (0.57%) FATCA
System Software
1 1 (0.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (2.84%) Oracle Flashback
2 3 (1.70%) Kibana
3 1 (0.57%) Ambari
3 1 (0.57%) Ansible
Vendors
1 49 (27.84%) Oracle
2 24 (13.64%) Informatica
3 21 (11.93%) Teradata
4 19 (10.80%) Microsoft
5 12 (6.82%) CA
6 9 (5.11%) Tableau
7 8 (4.55%) FNZ
8 4 (2.27%) Charles River
8 4 (2.27%) Google
9 3 (1.70%) Planview
10 2 (1.14%) Misys
11 1 (0.57%) Sybase
11 1 (0.57%) Twitter