Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 57 132
Rank change year-on-year -38 +75 -83
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 131 137 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.38% 3.16% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.74% 3.74% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 64 55
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -1.32%
10th Percentile £213 £304 £224
90th Percentile £500 £488 £475
UK median daily rate £435 £438 £400
% change year-on-year -0.57% +9.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Scotland median hourly rate - - £13.50
UK median hourly rate £24.96 £19.30 £17.03
% change year-on-year +29.35% +13.33% -24.33%

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 4,789 3,661 4,656
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 87.17% 84.41% 86.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,754 2,094 2,691
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £256 £256 £235
90th Percentile £550 £525 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 88 100
Scotland median hourly rate £17.63 £27.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.91% -23.61% +54.18%
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.00 £10.98
90th Percentile £49.38 £45.00 £43.08
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £24.58 £23.88
% change year-on-year -14.56% +2.95% +9.77%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 -20 69 £390 -2.50% 10
Glasgow -20 46 £375 -3.23% 4
Stirling +1 11 £450 -5.26%
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Dundee - 1 £258 -
Data Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 73 (55.73%) Finance
2 66 (50.38%) SQL
3 42 (32.06%) Oracle
4 40 (30.53%) Analytical Skills
5 37 (28.24%) Migration
6 33 (25.19%) Banking
7 32 (24.43%) Problem-Solving
8 30 (22.90%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (20.61%) Data Migration
10 26 (19.85%) Data Quality
11 23 (17.56%) Stakeholder Management
12 21 (16.03%) Analytics
13 20 (15.27%) Data Warehouse
13 20 (15.27%) ETL
14 19 (14.50%) Java
14 19 (14.50%) Oracle Database
15 18 (13.74%) SAS
15 18 (13.74%) Microsoft Excel
16 17 (12.98%) PL/SQL
16 17 (12.98%) Project Management
17 16 (12.21%) Unix
18 15 (11.45%) Python
18 15 (11.45%) Microsoft
18 15 (11.45%) Business Analysis
19 14 (10.69%) Business Intelligence
20 13 (9.92%) Data Modelling
20 13 (9.92%) Hibernate
20 13 (9.92%) Scrum
20 13 (9.92%) Spring
20 13 (9.92%) QA

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 18 (13.74%) SAS
2 6 (4.58%) PowerExchange
3 3 (2.29%) Apache Spark
3 3 (2.29%) Confluence
4 2 (1.53%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.76%) Apache
5 1 (0.76%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 18 (13.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (6.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (3.82%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (1.53%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.53%) SPSS
5 1 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (7.63%) Sonata
2 7 (5.34%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (4.58%) AquaLogic BPM
4 2 (1.53%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.53%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.53%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.76%) HiPortfolio
5 1 (0.76%) MultiFonds
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.76%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.05%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.29%) Azure Data Factory
2 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.76%) Azure Functions
3 1 (0.76%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.76%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.76%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.27%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (14.50%) Oracle Database
3 12 (9.16%) Hadoop
4 11 (8.40%) QlikView
5 9 (6.87%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (5.34%) Relational Database
7 6 (4.58%) DB2
7 6 (4.58%) PowerCenter
7 6 (4.58%) SQL Server
8 5 (3.82%) Data Lake
8 5 (3.82%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (3.82%) Pentaho
8 5 (3.82%) Power BI
9 4 (3.05%) Big Data
9 4 (3.05%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (3.05%) RDBMS
9 4 (3.05%) Spotfire
10 3 (2.29%) Base SAS
10 3 (2.29%) Data Mining
10 3 (2.29%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (6.11%) JIRA
2 4 (3.05%) Eclipse
2 4 (3.05%) ERwin
2 4 (3.05%) Hudson
2 4 (3.05%) MagicDraw
2 4 (3.05%) Subversion
3 2 (1.53%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.76%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.76%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.76%) JIRA Agile
General
1 73 (55.73%) Finance
2 33 (25.19%) Banking
3 8 (6.11%) Investment Banking
4 7 (5.34%) Front Office
5 2 (1.53%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.53%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.76%) Legal
6 1 (0.76%) Marketing
6 1 (0.76%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 75 (57.25%) Analyst
2 35 (26.72%) Data Analyst
3 31 (23.66%) Developer
4 25 (19.08%) Business Analyst
5 13 (9.92%) Java Developer
6 10 (7.63%) Support Analyst
7 9 (6.87%) Applications Support
7 9 (6.87%) Applications Support Analyst
8 7 (5.34%) Oracle Developer
9 6 (4.58%) Informatica Developer
9 6 (4.58%) Migration Analyst
9 6 (4.58%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (4.58%) SQL Analyst
10 5 (3.82%) ETL Developer
10 5 (3.82%) Project Manager
10 5 (3.82%) SQL Data Analyst
11 4 (3.05%) Consultant
11 4 (3.05%) Data Migration Analyst
11 4 (3.05%) Junior
11 4 (3.05%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.92%) Hibernate
1 13 (9.92%) Spring
2 9 (6.87%) Apache Camel
2 9 (6.87%) Apache MINA
2 9 (6.87%) JMS
2 9 (6.87%) SOAP
2 9 (6.87%) XML
3 4 (3.05%) ActiveMQ
3 4 (3.05%) J2EE
4 1 (0.76%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.76%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 40 (30.53%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.87%) Derivative
2 9 (6.87%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (6.11%) Data Structures
4 6 (4.58%) Reference Data
5 5 (3.82%) Equity Derivative
6 4 (3.05%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.29%) OTC Derivatives
8 2 (1.53%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.53%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.53%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.53%) Equities
8 2 (1.53%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.53%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.53%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.76%) Clustering
9 1 (0.76%) DTCC
9 1 (0.76%) Eurex
9 1 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.76%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.21%) Unix
2 1 (0.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (28.24%) Migration
2 32 (24.43%) Problem-Solving
3 30 (22.90%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (20.61%) Data Migration
5 23 (17.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (16.03%) Analytics
7 20 (15.27%) ETL
8 17 (12.98%) Project Management
9 15 (11.45%) Business Analysis
10 14 (10.69%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (9.92%) Data Modelling
11 13 (9.92%) Scrum
12 12 (9.16%) Workflow
13 11 (8.40%) ETL Development
13 11 (8.40%) Risk Management
13 11 (8.40%) Wealth Management
14 10 (7.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 9 (6.87%) Data Analytics
15 9 (6.87%) OO
15 9 (6.87%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 66 (50.38%) SQL
2 19 (14.50%) Java
3 17 (12.98%) PL/SQL
4 15 (11.45%) Python
5 9 (6.87%) XPath
6 5 (3.82%) R
7 4 (3.05%) VBA
8 1 (0.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (6.87%) Degree
2 1 (0.76%) CBAP
2 1 (0.76%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (19.85%) Data Quality
2 13 (9.92%) QA
3 6 (4.58%) PMO
4 4 (3.05%) Dodd-Frank
4 4 (3.05%) EMIR
4 4 (3.05%) MiFID
5 2 (1.53%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.76%) GDPR
6 1 (0.76%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (0.76%) Docker
1 1 (0.76%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (3.82%) Oracle Flashback
2 1 (0.76%) Ambari
2 1 (0.76%) Ansible
Vendors
1 42 (32.06%) Oracle
2 15 (11.45%) Microsoft
3 12 (9.16%) Teradata
4 10 (7.63%) FNZ
5 8 (6.11%) Informatica
5 8 (6.11%) Tableau
6 4 (3.05%) CA
7 3 (2.29%) Datameer
7 3 (2.29%) Planview
8 1 (0.76%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.76%) Charles River
8 1 (0.76%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.76%) Google
8 1 (0.76%) Splunk
8 1 (0.76%) TIBCO