Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Data Modelling skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Modelling over the 6 months to 10 December 2018 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 Modelling
UK > Scotland
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 84 84
Rank change year-on-year +8 0 -34
Contract jobs citing Data Modelling 136 110 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.60% 2.22% 2.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.96% 2.59% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 70 58
Scotland median daily rate £425 £409 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.98% +2.19% -
10th Percentile £315 £300 £313
90th Percentile £610 £600 £525
UK median daily rate £488 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +2.63% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Scotland median hourly rate - £24.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -36.84% -23.09%
UK median hourly rate £42.25 £31.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year +34.13% -23.64% -8.33%

Data Modelling is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,589 4,255 3,546
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 87.81% 85.99% 85.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,482 2,429 2,062
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +7.59% -3.33%
10th Percentile £244 £250 £245
90th Percentile £550 £538 £500
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 102 95
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £23.25 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% +5.00%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £44.27 £43.70 £45.55
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -8.33% +6.67% +2.27%

Data Modelling
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Modelling in Scotland

Data Modelling
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Modelling in Scotland

Data Modelling
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Modelling in Scotland over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Modelling in Scotland

Data Modelling
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Modelling in Scotland

Data Modelling
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 Modelling within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 10 December 2018. 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 +6 66 £438 +2.94% 5
Glasgow +2 59 £400 +3.23% 6
West Lothian - 1 - - 2
North Lanarkshire - 1 £336 -
Data Modelling
UK

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Data Modelling also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Data Modelling.

1 49 (36.03%) SQL
2 42 (30.88%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (29.41%) Analytics
4 36 (26.47%) ETL
5 35 (25.74%) SQL Server
6 33 (24.26%) Java
7 32 (23.53%) Python
8 29 (21.32%) Data Warehouse
8 29 (21.32%) Amazon AWS
9 27 (19.85%) Business Intelligence
10 26 (19.12%) Visualisation
10 26 (19.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 25 (18.38%) Scrum
11 25 (18.38%) Power BI
12 24 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 24 (17.65%) Data Analytics
12 24 (17.65%) Big Data
13 23 (16.91%) Waterfall
13 23 (16.91%) Oracle
14 21 (15.44%) Finance
14 21 (15.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 21 (15.44%) Hadoop
14 21 (15.44%) Re-Platforming
15 20 (14.71%) Migration
15 20 (14.71%) Banking
15 20 (14.71%) Microsoft
15 20 (14.71%) Salesforce.com
16 19 (13.97%) TDD
16 19 (13.97%) Microservices
16 19 (13.97%) User Experience

Data Modelling
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 3 (2.21%) Apache Spark
1 3 (2.21%) Confluence
2 1 (0.74%) Apache
2 1 (0.74%) Apache Airflow
2 1 (0.74%) Apache Pig
2 1 (0.74%) Apache Solr
2 1 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.47%) Markit EDM
2 2 (1.47%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 29 (21.32%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (8.82%) Yarn
4 10 (7.35%) Dynamics 365
4 10 (7.35%) npm
5 9 (6.62%) Azure Data Factory
5 9 (6.62%) PaaS
6 8 (5.88%) OpenShift
7 3 (2.21%) Office 365
8 1 (0.74%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (25.74%) SQL Server
2 29 (21.32%) Data Warehouse
3 26 (19.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (18.38%) Power BI
5 24 (17.65%) Big Data
5 24 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 21 (15.44%) Hadoop
6 21 (15.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 14 (10.29%) Data Lake
8 11 (8.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 11 (8.09%) NoSQL
8 11 (8.09%) Oracle Database
9 10 (7.35%) HDInsight
10 9 (6.62%) Azure SQL Database
11 8 (5.88%) Relational Database
12 7 (5.15%) MongoDB
13 6 (4.41%) Informix
14 5 (3.68%) PostgreSQL
14 5 (3.68%) SQL Server 2012
15 4 (2.94%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 16 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 10 (7.35%) Babel
2 10 (7.35%) Mocha
2 10 (7.35%) webpack
3 6 (4.41%) Jenkins
3 6 (4.41%) Visual Studio
4 4 (2.94%) ERwin
5 3 (2.21%) JIRA
6 2 (1.47%) FitNesse
6 2 (1.47%) Grunt
6 2 (1.47%) JUnit
6 2 (1.47%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (1.47%) Maven
7 1 (0.74%) ER Studio
General
1 21 (15.44%) Finance
2 20 (14.71%) Banking
3 8 (5.88%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.21%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.21%) Marketing
5 1 (0.74%) Electronics
5 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.74%) Retail
5 1 (0.74%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 54 (39.71%) Developer
2 29 (21.32%) Analyst
3 22 (16.18%) Architect
4 12 (8.82%) DBA
4 12 (8.82%) JavaScript Developer
4 12 (8.82%) Salesforce Analyst
5 11 (8.09%) Data Architect
6 10 (7.35%) ETL Developer
6 10 (7.35%) Functional Analyst
7 9 (6.62%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 9 (6.62%) Configuration Analyst
8 8 (5.88%) Business Analyst
8 8 (5.88%) React Developer
9 7 (5.15%) Data Analyst
9 7 (5.15%) Enterprise Architect
9 7 (5.15%) SQL Developer
10 6 (4.41%) Full Stack Developer
11 5 (3.68%) Data Engineer
11 5 (3.68%) Java Developer
11 5 (3.68%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.76%) .NET
2 11 (8.09%) REST
3 10 (7.35%) Chai
3 10 (7.35%) CSS
3 10 (7.35%) Enzyme
3 10 (7.35%) React
3 10 (7.35%) Redux
4 5 (3.68%) DAO
4 5 (3.68%) Node.js
5 4 (2.94%) Spring
6 3 (2.21%) AngularJS
6 3 (2.21%) JSON
6 3 (2.21%) PostGIS
6 3 (2.21%) RESTful
6 3 (2.21%) WCF
7 2 (1.47%) SOAP
7 2 (1.47%) Spark Streaming
7 2 (1.47%) Web Services
8 1 (0.74%) JMS
8 1 (0.74%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.97%) User Experience
2 16 (11.76%) Cloud Native
3 9 (6.62%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.68%) Derivative
5 5 (3.68%) Reference Data
6 4 (2.94%) Replication
6 4 (2.94%) Virtual Team
7 3 (2.21%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.47%) Clustering
8 2 (1.47%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.74%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.74%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.88%) Linux
2 4 (2.94%) Unix
3 3 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (30.88%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (29.41%) Analytics
3 36 (26.47%) ETL
4 27 (19.85%) Business Intelligence
5 26 (19.12%) Visualisation
6 25 (18.38%) Scrum
7 24 (17.65%) Data Analytics
8 23 (16.91%) Waterfall
9 21 (15.44%) Re-Platforming
10 20 (14.71%) Migration
11 19 (13.97%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
11 19 (13.97%) Microservices
11 19 (13.97%) TDD
12 17 (12.50%) Logical Data Model
13 16 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (11.76%) Software Engineering
14 14 (10.29%) Physical Data Model
15 13 (9.56%) Continuous Delivery
15 13 (9.56%) Data Visualisation
16 12 (8.82%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 49 (36.03%) SQL
2 33 (24.26%) Java
3 32 (23.53%) Python
4 18 (13.24%) T-SQL
5 16 (11.76%) JavaScript
6 10 (7.35%) ES6
7 9 (6.62%) C#
8 6 (4.41%) C++
9 4 (2.94%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.21%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.21%) Scala
10 3 (2.21%) U-SQL
11 2 (1.47%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.74%) C
12 1 (0.74%) Java 8
12 1 (0.74%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (2.21%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (2.21%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.74%) BC Cleared
2 1 (0.74%) CBAP
2 1 (0.74%) IIBA
2 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.88%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.21%) GDPR
2 3 (2.21%) PMO
2 3 (2.21%) QA
3 2 (1.47%) PA-DSS
3 2 (1.47%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.74%) TickIT
System Software
1 6 (4.41%) Docker
2 1 (0.74%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 16 (11.76%) Ansible
2 10 (7.35%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (7.35%) Puppet
3 8 (5.88%) Kubernetes
4 3 (2.21%) Grafana
4 3 (2.21%) Prometheus
4 3 (2.21%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (16.91%) Oracle
2 20 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 20 (14.71%) Salesforce.com
3 13 (9.56%) Tableau
4 4 (2.94%) Informatica
5 3 (2.21%) CA
5 3 (2.21%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.21%) SolarWinds
6 2 (1.47%) Bloomberg
6 2 (1.47%) Charles River
6 2 (1.47%) FactSet
6 2 (1.47%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (1.47%) Twitter
7 1 (0.74%) IBM
7 1 (0.74%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.74%) SAP
7 1 (0.74%) Talend
7 1 (0.74%) Teradata