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 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 Mining
UK / Scotland
Rank 93 130 113
Rank change year-on-year +37 -17  
Contract jobs citing Data Mining 9 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.53% 0.15% 0.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.63% 0.77% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 6
Median daily rate £325 £398 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.34% -6.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £320 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £440 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £345
% change year-on-year +3.33% +8.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £15.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +40.00% -40.00%  

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 342 521 603
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 19.99% 20.19% 21.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 309 339
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £310 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +1.93% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 4
Median hourly rate £17.39 £10.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.90% -78.94%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -8.33% +1.53%  

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 22 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 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
Glasgow +9 9 £325 +8.33%
Data Mining
UK

Data Mining
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 6 (60.00%) Data Analysis
2 4 (40.00%) Cluster Analysis
2 4 (40.00%) Lucene
2 4 (40.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) Apache
2 4 (40.00%) Apache Solr
2 4 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (40.00%) NoSQL
2 4 (40.00%) Natural Language Processing
2 4 (40.00%) Data Extraction
3 3 (30.00%) Virtual Team
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) Project Management
3 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) System Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (20.00%) QlikView
4 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (20.00%) ETL
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (20.00%) OCR
4 2 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Regular Expression
5 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis

Data Mining
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 4 (40.00%) Apache
1 4 (40.00%) Apache Solr
2 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (10.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (40.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (20.00%) QlikView
3 1 (10.00%) Big Data
3 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (10.00%) KDB
3 1 (10.00%) Kdb+
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Data Scientist
2 2 (20.00%) Functional Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Functional Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) KDB Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Lucene
1 4 (40.00%) Natural Language Processing
2 2 (20.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Data Analysis
2 4 (40.00%) Cluster Analysis
2 4 (40.00%) Data Extraction
3 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (20.00%) ETL
4 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) OCR
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (20.00%) System Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Analytics
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Data Analytics
5 1 (10.00%) Data Governance
5 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) Perl
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Twitter