The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Data Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Management over the 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Management
UK / Scotland
Rank 75 90 85
Rank change year-on-year +15 -5  
Contract jobs citing Data Management 27 44 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.58% 1.70% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% 2.05% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 32 19
Median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £316 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -5.88% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 £8.36 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +348.56% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.71 £17.75
% change year-on-year -13.26% +78.63%  

Data Management 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 1436 2147 2262
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 83.93% 83.18% 81.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 877 1195 1245
Median daily rate £390 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.64% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £265 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.25% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 30 41
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +36.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.85 £13.43 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Data Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Management in Scotland

Data Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Management in Scotland

Data Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Management in Scotland over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Management in Scotland

Data Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Management in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Management in Scotland

Data Management
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 Management within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 March 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 +12 16 £438 +9.37% 4
Glasgow +3 9 £363 -19.44% 2
Aberdeen 0 2 £325 -
Data Management
UK

Data Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Management 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 Management.

1 20 (38.46%) ETL
2 17 (32.69%) Data Modelling
3 15 (28.85%) SQL
3 15 (28.85%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (28.85%) Data Quality
4 14 (26.92%) Master Data Management
5 13 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (23.08%) Banking
7 11 (21.15%) Data Analysis
8 10 (19.23%) Finance
9 9 (17.31%) SQL Server
10 8 (15.38%) Analytics
11 7 (13.46%) Logical Data Model
11 7 (13.46%) GAP Analysis
11 7 (13.46%) SAS
12 6 (11.54%) MS Excel
12 6 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (11.54%) Degree
12 6 (11.54%) QlikView
12 6 (11.54%) Physical Data Model
12 6 (11.54%) Visualisation
12 6 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (9.62%) Data Governance
13 5 (9.62%) Data Visualisation
13 5 (9.62%) Data Structures
13 5 (9.62%) Business Analysis
13 5 (9.62%) Oracle
13 5 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
13 5 (9.62%) BusinessObjects

Data Management
Top Related 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 7 (13.46%) SAS
2 3 (5.77%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.92%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.92%) GeoServer
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 6 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.85%) MS Project
2 2 (3.85%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.92%) MS Office
3 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.92%) Weka
3 1 (1.92%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (3.85%) Teamcenter
2 1 (1.92%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) GitHub
1 1 (1.92%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (28.85%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (17.31%) SQL Server
3 6 (11.54%) QlikView
4 5 (9.62%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (7.69%) GIS
5 4 (7.69%) NoSQL
6 3 (5.77%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (5.77%) Hadoop
6 3 (5.77%) MongoDB
7 2 (3.85%) Big Data
7 2 (3.85%) OLAP
7 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database
7 2 (3.85%) Pentaho
7 2 (3.85%) QGIS
7 2 (3.85%) Spatial Data
7 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (3.85%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.92%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.92%) GoCD
3 1 (1.92%) Gradle
3 1 (1.92%) gulp
3 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.92%) Selenium
3 1 (1.92%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 12 (23.08%) Banking
2 10 (19.23%) Finance
3 4 (7.69%) Retail
3 4 (7.69%) Retail Banking
4 3 (5.77%) Marketing
5 2 (3.85%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.85%) Legal
5 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.92%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 26 (50.00%) Analyst
2 15 (28.85%) Data Analyst
3 7 (13.46%) Designer
4 6 (11.54%) Solutions Designer
5 5 (9.62%) Business Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Architect
6 4 (7.69%) Data Architect
6 4 (7.69%) Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (5.77%) SQL Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Data Business Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) MI Specialist
8 2 (3.85%) Oracle Applications Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Report Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) SQL Support Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Technical Specialist
8 2 (3.85%) Test Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) .NET
1 1 (1.92%) Browserify
1 1 (1.92%) D3.js
1 1 (1.92%) HTML
1 1 (1.92%) PostGIS
1 1 (1.92%) Web Services
1 1 (1.92%) XML
1 1 (1.92%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (9.62%) Data Structures
4 3 (5.77%) Taxonomies
5 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.85%) Reference Data
5 2 (3.85%) RIA
6 1 (1.92%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.92%) Derivative
6 1 (1.92%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.92%) Equities
6 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.92%) Social Media
6 1 (1.92%) Tandem
6 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (38.46%) ETL
2 17 (32.69%) Data Modelling
3 14 (26.92%) Master Data Management
4 11 (21.15%) Data Analysis
5 8 (15.38%) Analytics
6 7 (13.46%) GAP Analysis
6 7 (13.46%) Logical Data Model
7 6 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (11.54%) Physical Data Model
7 6 (11.54%) Visualisation
8 5 (9.62%) Business Analysis
8 5 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (9.62%) Data Governance
8 5 (9.62%) Data Visualisation
8 5 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (7.69%) Data Architecture
9 4 (7.69%) Ontologies
10 3 (5.77%) Data Integration
10 3 (5.77%) Release Management
10 3 (5.77%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 15 (28.85%) SQL
2 3 (5.77%) Python
3 2 (3.85%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.92%) C#
4 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.92%) MATLAB
4 1 (1.92%) Perl
4 1 (1.92%) R
4 1 (1.92%) VB
4 1 (1.92%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) Degree
2 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.85%) Postgraduate
3 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.92%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.92%) MCAD
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (28.85%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.85%) QA
3 1 (1.92%) BS7666
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Docker
1 1 (1.92%) GeoWebCache
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Ansible
1 1 (1.92%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
1 5 (9.62%) Oracle
2 3 (5.77%) Cloudera
2 3 (5.77%) Teradata
3 2 (3.85%) ESRI
3 2 (3.85%) Tableau
3 2 (3.85%) Talend
4 1 (1.92%) AVEVA
4 1 (1.92%) Cognos
4 1 (1.92%) Google
4 1 (1.92%) Informatica
4 1 (1.92%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.92%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (1.92%) RapidMiner
4 1 (1.92%) Splunk
4 1 (1.92%) Twitter
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