Period
to 21 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 102 69
Rank change year-on-year +41 -33 +7
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 149 66 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.17% 1.76% 2.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.71% 2.12% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 39 76
Scotland median daily rate £400 £348 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.94% -9.61% +1.32%
10th Percentile £311 £268 £225
90th Percentile £483 £473 £481
UK median daily rate £443 £413 £420
% change year-on-year +7.27% -1.79% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Scotland median hourly rate £19.00 £13.35 £11.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.38% +16.55% -
UK median hourly rate £19.30 £20.00 £20.63
% change year-on-year -3.53% -3.03% -24.31%

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 4,015 3,119 4,586
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 85.35% 83.33% 81.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,331 1,822 2,459
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £253 £250 £245
90th Percentile £550 £500 £525
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 91 79
Scotland median hourly rate £21.75 £21.00 £23.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.57% -10.06% +12.53%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.63 £12.35
90th Percentile £39.26 £46.00 £47.75
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £24.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -4.08% +3.16% +18.75%

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 January 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analysis in Scotland over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 January 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 +22 103 £400 +14.29% 17
Glasgow -5 29 £375 +15.38% 3
Inverclyde - 5 £325 - 1
Renfrewshire - 2 - -
Stirling +1 1 £400 +33.33%
Aberdeen - 1 £425 -
Data Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 59 (39.60%) Finance
2 50 (33.56%) SQL
3 41 (27.52%) Banking
4 32 (21.48%) Stakeholder Management
5 28 (18.79%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (18.79%) Data Quality
6 26 (17.45%) Migration
6 26 (17.45%) SQL Server
7 25 (16.78%) Oracle
8 24 (16.11%) Business Analysis
9 23 (15.44%) ETL
10 22 (14.77%) Data Migration
10 22 (14.77%) Analytical Skills
11 20 (13.42%) Analytics
12 19 (12.75%) Informatica
12 19 (12.75%) Data Modelling
13 18 (12.08%) Microsoft Excel
13 18 (12.08%) Visualisation
14 17 (11.41%) Data Warehouse
14 17 (11.41%) PowerCenter
15 16 (10.74%) Data Integration
16 15 (10.07%) Workflow
16 15 (10.07%) Project Management
16 15 (10.07%) Business Intelligence
17 13 (8.72%) Tableau
18 11 (7.38%) Waterfall
18 11 (7.38%) Microsoft
19 10 (6.71%) Python
19 10 (6.71%) Data Mapping
19 10 (6.71%) Hadoop

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 8 (5.37%) SAS
2 6 (4.03%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.36%) Confluence
4 3 (2.01%) PowerExchange
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 18 (12.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (4.70%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (2.01%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (5.37%) thinkFolio
2 3 (2.01%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.67%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.67%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.67%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.67%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.36%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.34%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (17.45%) SQL Server
2 17 (11.41%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (11.41%) PowerCenter
3 10 (6.71%) Hadoop
4 9 (6.04%) Data Mining
5 8 (5.37%) Oracle Database
6 7 (4.70%) Big Data
6 7 (4.70%) Relational Database
7 5 (3.36%) RDBMS
7 5 (3.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (2.68%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (2.68%) MongoDB
8 4 (2.68%) NoSQL
8 4 (2.68%) Power BI
8 4 (2.68%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (2.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (2.01%) Data Lake
9 3 (2.01%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 3 (2.01%) Parquet
9 3 (2.01%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 6 (4.03%) ERwin
1 6 (4.03%) JIRA
2 1 (0.67%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 59 (39.60%) Finance
2 41 (27.52%) Banking
3 8 (5.37%) Front Office
4 4 (2.68%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.68%) Legal
5 3 (2.01%) Billing
5 3 (2.01%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.01%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.34%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (1.34%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.34%) Retail
7 1 (0.67%) Marketing
7 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 76 (51.01%) Analyst
2 40 (26.85%) Developer
3 37 (24.83%) Business Analyst
4 25 (16.78%) Data Analyst
5 17 (11.41%) Informatica Developer
6 9 (6.04%) Business Manager
6 9 (6.04%) Consultant
7 8 (5.37%) Data Business Analyst
7 8 (5.37%) Front Office Business Analyst
8 7 (4.70%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (4.03%) Python Developer
10 5 (3.36%) Digital Analyst
10 5 (3.36%) Performance Analyst
10 5 (3.36%) SQL Developer
10 5 (3.36%) Technical Analyst
10 5 (3.36%) Technical Business Analyst
11 4 (2.68%) Digital Performance Analyst
11 4 (2.68%) Digital Transformation
11 4 (2.68%) Digital Transformation Consultant
11 4 (2.68%) Transformation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.37%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (2.68%) Pandas
3 1 (0.67%) .NET
3 1 (0.67%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.77%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.37%) Equities
2 8 (5.37%) Fixed Income
3 6 (4.03%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.36%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.36%) Data Structures
5 4 (2.68%) Fintech
5 4 (2.68%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.01%) Online Banking
7 2 (1.34%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.34%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.34%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.67%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.67%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.67%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.67%) FMCG
8 1 (0.67%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.67%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.67%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.37%) Unix
2 1 (0.67%) Android
2 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.67%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (21.48%) Stakeholder Management
2 28 (18.79%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (17.45%) Migration
4 24 (16.11%) Business Analysis
5 23 (15.44%) ETL
6 22 (14.77%) Data Migration
7 20 (13.42%) Analytics
8 19 (12.75%) Data Modelling
9 18 (12.08%) Visualisation
10 16 (10.74%) Data Integration
11 15 (10.07%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (10.07%) Project Management
11 15 (10.07%) Workflow
12 11 (7.38%) Waterfall
13 10 (6.71%) Data Mapping
14 9 (6.04%) Mathematics
15 8 (5.37%) Data Governance
15 8 (5.37%) Data Management
15 8 (5.37%) Portfolio Management
15 8 (5.37%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 50 (33.56%) SQL
2 10 (6.71%) Python
3 6 (4.03%) T-SQL
4 3 (2.01%) C++
4 3 (2.01%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.34%) Java
5 2 (1.34%) R
5 2 (1.34%) VB
6 1 (0.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (4.70%) Degree
2 1 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (0.67%) CISA
2 1 (0.67%) CISSP
2 1 (0.67%) CRISC
2 1 (0.67%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (0.67%) PhD
2 1 (0.67%) Postgraduate
2 1 (0.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (18.79%) Data Quality
2 10 (6.71%) QA
3 3 (2.01%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.34%) GDPR
4 2 (1.34%) PMO
5 1 (0.67%) Basel II
5 1 (0.67%) BS7666
5 1 (0.67%) FATCA
5 1 (0.67%) FINREP
5 1 (0.67%) MiFID
5 1 (0.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.01%) Kibana
Vendors
1 25 (16.78%) Oracle
2 19 (12.75%) Informatica
3 13 (8.72%) Tableau
4 11 (7.38%) Microsoft
5 8 (5.37%) Charles River
5 8 (5.37%) Teradata
6 6 (4.03%) CA
7 5 (3.36%) Cognos
7 5 (3.36%) Google
8 3 (2.01%) Splunk
9 2 (1.34%) Misys
9 2 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.67%) Alteryx
10 1 (0.67%) Cloudera
10 1 (0.67%) IBM
10 1 (0.67%) Infor
10 1 (0.67%) SAP