Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Data Mining skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Mining over the 6 months to 17 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 Mining
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 175 181 172
Rank change year-on-year +6 -9 +7
Contract jobs citing Data Mining 19 5 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.38% 0.11% 0.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.89% 0.48% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 19
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% +38.89%
10th Percentile £373 £373 £258
90th Percentile £525 £463 £479
UK median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £24.90 £21.88 £19.50
% change year-on-year +13.78% +12.22% -45.07%

Data Mining is in the Databases and Business Intelligence 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 database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1005 1050 1240
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 20.11% 23.86% 19.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 544 584 690
Scotland median daily rate £393 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.14% -6.67% +5.63%
10th Percentile £290 £261 £262
90th Percentile £520 £475 £513
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 8
Scotland median hourly rate £42.70 £42.00 £28.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.65% +46.28% +4.41%
10th Percentile £15.11 £9.37 £11.04
90th Percentile £195.00 £52.00 £52.38
UK median hourly rate £31.23 £28.18 £28.50
% change year-on-year +10.82% -1.12% +16.33%

Data Mining
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Mining in Scotland

Data Mining
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Mining in Scotland

Data Mining
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Mining in Scotland over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Mining in Scotland

Data Mining
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Mining in Scotland

Data Mining
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 Mining within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 17 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 10 £425 -
Glasgow - 9 £463 - 1
Data Mining
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Mining 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 Mining.

1 15 (78.95%) Data Analysis
2 13 (68.42%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (57.89%) Analytics
4 9 (47.37%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (47.37%) Hadoop
4 9 (47.37%) Splunk
4 9 (47.37%) Mathematics
4 9 (47.37%) Computer Science
5 8 (42.11%) Computer Security
5 8 (42.11%) Visualisation
6 7 (36.84%) Cloudera
6 7 (36.84%) Finance
6 7 (36.84%) Data Acquisition
6 7 (36.84%) Data Structures
7 6 (31.58%) Cyberthreat
7 6 (31.58%) Banking
8 5 (26.32%) VB
9 4 (21.05%) SQL
9 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
10 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (15.79%) Data Analytics
10 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
10 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
10 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
10 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (10.53%) Data Strategy
11 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
11 2 (10.53%) SAS

Data Mining
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 2 (10.53%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) Hadoop
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.26%) GIS
3 1 (5.26%) MS Access
3 1 (5.26%) OLAP
3 1 (5.26%) Spatial Data
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 6 (31.58%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Advertising
3 1 (5.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Developer
2 9 (47.37%) Analytics Developer
3 7 (36.84%) Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Data Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) SQL Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Data Scientist
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Data Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Banking Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Business Data Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Data Mining Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Financial Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Report Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior SQL Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Service Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) SQL Developer
7 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 13 (68.42%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (47.37%) Computer Science
3 7 (36.84%) Data Structures
4 6 (31.58%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
6 1 (5.26%) Smart City
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Data Analysis
2 11 (57.89%) Analytics
3 9 (47.37%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (47.37%) Mathematics
4 8 (42.11%) Computer Security
4 8 (42.11%) Visualisation
5 7 (36.84%) Data Acquisition
6 3 (15.79%) Data Analytics
6 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
7 2 (10.53%) Business Transformation
7 2 (10.53%) Data Management
7 2 (10.53%) Data Strategy
7 2 (10.53%) Machine Learning
7 2 (10.53%) Time Management
8 1 (5.26%) Data Extraction
8 1 (5.26%) Knowledge Engineering
8 1 (5.26%) Ontologies
8 1 (5.26%) Remote Sensing
8 1 (5.26%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) VB
2 4 (21.05%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.26%) Python
4 1 (5.26%) R
4 1 (5.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) BS7666
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Splunk
2 7 (36.84%) Cloudera
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft