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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 145 123
Rank change year-on-year +41 -22  
Contract jobs citing Data Analytics 13 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.59% 0.20% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.24% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 11
Median daily rate £475 £350 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% +20.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £315 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £438 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £475
% change year-on-year -5.88% -10.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £33.75 -
% change year-on-year -46.66% -  

Data Analytics is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1815 2515 2405
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 82.35% 85.49% 81.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1022 1424 1231
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £247 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 57 64
Median hourly rate £37.50 £36.75 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.04% +20.49%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

Data Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Data Analytics as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +18 8 £320 -8.57% 5
Stirling - 4 £475 -
Data Analytics
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 21 (100.00%) Analytics
2 13 (61.90%) Finance
3 8 (38.10%) SQL
3 8 (38.10%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (33.33%) Python
4 7 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (28.57%) ETL
5 6 (28.57%) Data Analysis
5 6 (28.57%) Dashboard Development
5 6 (28.57%) Big Data
5 6 (28.57%) Visualisation
6 5 (23.81%) Data Visualisation
6 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (23.81%) SAS
7 4 (19.05%) Unix
7 4 (19.05%) Informatica
7 4 (19.05%) SPSS
7 4 (19.05%) Scrum
7 4 (19.05%) Degree
7 4 (19.05%) Splunk
7 4 (19.05%) Big Data Analytics
7 4 (19.05%) R
7 4 (19.05%) Predictive Analytics
7 4 (19.05%) QlikView
7 4 (19.05%) Data Transformation
7 4 (19.05%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
8 3 (14.29%) Coaching

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 5 (23.81%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) SPSS
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (4.76%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) IPsec
2 1 (4.76%) SSL
2 1 (4.76%) VLAN
2 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (28.57%) Big Data
3 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (19.05%) QlikView
5 2 (9.52%) Hadoop
5 2 (9.52%) KDB
5 2 (9.52%) Kdb+
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (9.52%) Power BI
6 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (4.76%) Data Mining
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 13 (61.90%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Banking
2 3 (14.29%) Law
3 2 (9.52%) Retail
4 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Analyst Programmer
3 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Programmer
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Analyst Programmer
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Programmer
4 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (9.52%) KDB Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Power BI Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Splunk Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Tableau Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Junior Embedded Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Security Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (14.29%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (4.76%) Credit Risk
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Unix
2 3 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Analytics
2 8 (38.10%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (28.57%) Dashboard Development
3 6 (28.57%) Data Analysis
3 6 (28.57%) ETL
3 6 (28.57%) Visualisation
4 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (23.81%) Data Visualisation
5 4 (19.05%) Big Data Analytics
5 4 (19.05%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (19.05%) Data Transformation
5 4 (19.05%) Predictive Analytics
5 4 (19.05%) Scrum
6 3 (14.29%) Coaching
6 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 3 (14.29%) Programme Delivery
7 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
7 2 (9.52%) Kimball Methodology
7 2 (9.52%) Project Management
7 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) SQL
2 7 (33.33%) Python
3 4 (19.05%) R
4 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 3 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (4.76%) C
5 1 (4.76%) Perl
5 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
2 3 (14.29%) CEH
2 3 (14.29%) CISSP
2 3 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (14.29%) ISEB
3 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) FATCA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Informatica
1 4 (19.05%) Splunk
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) Tableau
3 1 (4.76%) Alteryx
3 1 (4.76%) Anaplan
3 1 (4.76%) ArcSight
3 1 (4.76%) Cognos
3 1 (4.76%) FireEye
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) SAP
3 1 (4.76%) Twitter
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