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 3 months to 26 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 Mining
UK / Scotland
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 148 125
Rank change year-on-year +44 -23  
Contract jobs citing Data Mining 13 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.60% 0.10% 0.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.86% 0.45% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 10
Median daily rate £423 £338 £441
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.18% -23.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £308 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £368 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £413 £375
% change year-on-year - +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 - -

Data Mining is in the database and business intelligence 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 database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 454 672 617
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 20.79% 23.21% 20.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 383 330
Median daily rate £400 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £266 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 3
Median hourly rate £43.39 £36.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.52% -15.29%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +24.59% +17.30%  

Data Mining
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Data Mining as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 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 +21 7 £423 +12.66% 1
Glasgow +14 6 - -
Data Mining
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 11 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 9 (40.91%) Finance
3 7 (31.82%) SQL
4 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (27.27%) Banking
4 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (22.73%) Data Extraction
6 4 (18.18%) Cluster Analysis
6 4 (18.18%) Apache Solr
6 4 (18.18%) QA
6 4 (18.18%) Natural Language Processing
6 4 (18.18%) MongoDB
6 4 (18.18%) NoSQL
6 4 (18.18%) Lucene
6 4 (18.18%) Business Analysis
6 4 (18.18%) Apache
6 4 (18.18%) Java
7 3 (13.64%) VB
7 3 (13.64%) Windows
7 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
7 3 (13.64%) Project Management
7 3 (13.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
7 3 (13.64%) Teradata
7 3 (13.64%) Analytics
7 3 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (13.64%) Problem Management
7 3 (13.64%) QlikView
7 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing

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 4 (18.18%) Apache
1 4 (18.18%) Apache Solr
2 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.55%) ArcGIS
3 1 (4.55%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) MongoDB
1 4 (18.18%) NoSQL
2 3 (13.64%) QlikView
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) GIS
4 1 (4.55%) KDB
4 1 (4.55%) Kdb+
4 1 (4.55%) Spatial Data
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 6 (27.27%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Legal
4 1 (4.55%) Advertising
4 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Data Scientist
3 3 (13.64%) Business Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) DBA
3 3 (13.64%) Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Teradata DBA
4 2 (9.09%) Banking Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Data Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Functional Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Functional Test Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Risk Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Risk Business Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Tester
5 1 (4.55%) GIS Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) QlikView Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) QlikView Developer
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) Lucene
1 4 (18.18%) Natural Language Processing
2 2 (9.09%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.64%) Virtual Team
3 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.55%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (4.55%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (4.55%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 5 (22.73%) Data Extraction
3 4 (18.18%) Business Analysis
3 4 (18.18%) Cluster Analysis
4 3 (13.64%) Analytics
4 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (13.64%) High Availability
4 3 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (13.64%) Problem Management
4 3 (13.64%) Project Management
4 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
4 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Functional Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Knowledge Engineering
5 2 (9.09%) OCR
5 2 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (9.09%) System Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Time Management
5 2 (9.09%) Trend Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) Java
3 3 (13.64%) VB
4 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.55%) Perl
5 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) CCNA
1 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (9.09%) CISSP
2 1 (4.55%) CISA
2 1 (4.55%) CISM
2 1 (4.55%) CRISC
2 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) QA
2 2 (9.09%) Data Quality
3 1 (4.55%) COBIT
3 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Teradata
2 1 (4.55%) ESRI
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow
2 1 (4.55%) Twitter