Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Data Analytics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Analytics over the 6 months to 22 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 Analytics
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 159 162 160
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2 +21
Contract jobs citing Data Analytics 29 19 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.57% 0.44% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.52% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 16
Scotland median daily rate £450 £450 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +55.17% -42.00%
10th Percentile £288 £281 £254
90th Percentile £526 £513 £419
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £495
% change year-on-year +5.56% -9.09% +16.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate £22.11 - -
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £44.00 £22.87
% change year-on-year -45.45% +92.43% -39.03%

Data Analytics 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 4249 3633 5027
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 84.19% 83.56% 82.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2422 2128 2624
Scotland median daily rate £390 £356 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.55% -5.07% -
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £538 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.91% +3.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 87 102
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -16.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.67 £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 Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Analytics in Scotland

Data Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Analytics in Scotland

Data Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analytics in Scotland over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Analytics in Scotland

Data Analytics
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 Analytics within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 22 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 -14 16 £450 -5.26% 7
Glasgow -6 8 £300 -33.33% 3
Stirling - 2 £475 -
South Lanarkshire - 2 - -
Data Analytics
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Analytics 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 Analytics.

1 29 (100.00%) Analytics
2 12 (41.38%) SQL
3 10 (34.48%) Finance
4 9 (31.03%) Data Analysis
4 9 (31.03%) Visualisation
5 7 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (20.69%) SAS
6 6 (20.69%) Python
6 6 (20.69%) R
7 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (13.79%) ETL
8 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
8 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (13.79%) Kimball Methodology
8 4 (13.79%) Data Visualisation
8 4 (13.79%) Big Data
9 3 (10.34%) Big Data Analytics
9 3 (10.34%) Hadoop
9 3 (10.34%) Tableau
9 3 (10.34%) Dashboard Development
9 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
9 3 (10.34%) Asset Management
9 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
9 3 (10.34%) Data Mining
9 3 (10.34%) GIS
10 2 (6.90%) Change Management
10 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
10 2 (6.90%) Informatica

Data Analytics
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 6 (20.69%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) SPSS
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Azure Data Factory
1 2 (6.90%) Azure Machine Learning
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.45%) Google Analytics
2 1 (3.45%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (13.79%) Big Data
3 3 (10.34%) Data Mining
3 3 (10.34%) GIS
3 3 (10.34%) Hadoop
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (6.90%) Blockchain
4 2 (6.90%) Power BI
4 2 (6.90%) QlikView
4 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
4 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (3.45%) HDInsight
5 1 (3.45%) MySQL
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (3.45%) SAS Visual Analytics
5 1 (3.45%) Spatial Data
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Bitbucket
1 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (34.48%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Games
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Developer
2 5 (17.24%) Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Analytics Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Data Scientist
4 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Data Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Project Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Tableau Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Blockchain Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) CRM Manager
5 2 (6.90%) CRM Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Data Analytics Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Firmware Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Analyst Programmer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Programmer
5 2 (6.90%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) AngularJS
1 2 (6.90%) WebGL
2 1 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.90%) User Experience
4 1 (3.45%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.45%) Smart City
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (100.00%) Analytics
2 9 (31.03%) Data Analysis
2 9 (31.03%) Visualisation
3 7 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.79%) Data Visualisation
4 4 (13.79%) ETL
4 4 (13.79%) Kimball Methodology
5 3 (10.34%) Asset Management
5 3 (10.34%) Big Data Analytics
5 3 (10.34%) Dashboard Development
6 2 (6.90%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (6.90%) Data Management
6 2 (6.90%) Data Migration
6 2 (6.90%) Data Transformation
6 2 (6.90%) Energy Management
6 2 (6.90%) Investment Management
6 2 (6.90%) Mathematics
6 2 (6.90%) Predictive Analytics
6 2 (6.90%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) SQL
2 6 (20.69%) Python
2 6 (20.69%) R
3 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.90%) C
5 1 (3.45%) Java
5 1 (3.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.45%) PhD
2 1 (3.45%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) BS7666
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Tableau
3 2 (6.90%) Cloudera
3 2 (6.90%) Informatica
3 2 (6.90%) Mapbox
3 2 (6.90%) Splunk
4 1 (3.45%) Alteryx
4 1 (3.45%) Cognos
4 1 (3.45%) Google
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle
4 1 (3.45%) SAP