Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 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 Modelling
UK > Scotland
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 82 53
Rank change year-on-year -4 -29 +2
Contract jobs citing Data Modelling 104 109 202
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.06% 2.53% 3.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.45% 3.03% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 63 125
Scotland median daily rate £418 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.38% - -
10th Percentile £313 £303 £313
90th Percentile £590 £525 £570
UK median daily rate £475 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £38.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.84% - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year -17.65% +7.59% +82.70%

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 4239 3603 5106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 84.14% 83.52% 82.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2424 2113 2669
Scotland median daily rate £390 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% -
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £538 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 88 103
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -16.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.70 £12.35
90th Percentile £44.95 £43.00 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £23.72 £22.50
% change year-on-year +0.15% +5.40% +18.42%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 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 -13 58 £425 +6.25% 4
Glasgow -7 35 £400 - 1
Inverclyde - 5 £325 -
Stirling +5 3 £475 -
Aberdeen -4 2 £330 -
Data Modelling
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Modelling 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 Modelling.

1 47 (45.19%) SQL
2 34 (32.69%) Finance
3 30 (28.85%) ETL
3 30 (28.85%) Business Intelligence
4 27 (25.96%) Analytics
5 22 (21.15%) Oracle
5 22 (21.15%) Data Warehouse
6 20 (19.23%) Java
6 20 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (18.27%) SQL Server
7 19 (18.27%) Data Quality
7 19 (18.27%) Analytical Skills
8 17 (16.35%) Data Analysis
8 17 (16.35%) User Acceptance Testing
9 16 (15.38%) Big Data
10 14 (13.46%) Use Case
10 14 (13.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 14 (13.46%) QA
10 14 (13.46%) Python
10 14 (13.46%) Physical Data Model
11 13 (12.50%) SDLC
11 13 (12.50%) Banking
11 13 (12.50%) Data Management
11 13 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (12.50%) T-SQL
12 12 (11.54%) Unix
12 12 (11.54%) JIRA
12 12 (11.54%) Statistical Modelling
12 12 (11.54%) Logical Data Model
13 11 (10.58%) Apache Spark

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 11 (10.58%) Apache Spark
2 8 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (5.77%) SAS
4 5 (4.81%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.96%) CMS
5 1 (0.96%) JBoss
5 1 (0.96%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (3.85%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.96%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.92%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.96%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.92%) IaaS
1 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.92%) PaaS
1 2 (1.92%) SaaS
2 1 (0.96%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.58%) DNS
1 11 (10.58%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (21.15%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (18.27%) SQL Server
3 16 (15.38%) Big Data
4 14 (13.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (10.58%) Parquet
5 11 (10.58%) Relational Database
6 9 (8.65%) Oracle Database
6 9 (8.65%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (7.69%) RDBMS
8 7 (6.73%) Power BI
8 7 (6.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (5.77%) Hadoop
9 6 (5.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (5.77%) Star Schema
10 5 (4.81%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (4.81%) Snowflake Schema
11 4 (3.85%) Apache Hive
11 4 (3.85%) DataStage
11 4 (3.85%) PowerPivot
11 4 (3.85%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 12 (11.54%) JIRA
2 11 (10.58%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.77%) ERwin
4 5 (4.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.88%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (1.92%) XMLSpy
7 1 (0.96%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.96%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 34 (32.69%) Finance
2 13 (12.50%) Banking
3 4 (3.85%) Retail Banking
4 2 (1.92%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.92%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (29.81%) Analyst
2 24 (23.08%) Developer
3 14 (13.46%) Architect
3 14 (13.46%) Data Analyst
4 13 (12.50%) Business Analyst
5 11 (10.58%) Security Engineer
5 11 (10.58%) Splunk Engineer
6 10 (9.62%) Designer
7 9 (8.65%) Data Architect
8 8 (7.69%) Java Engineer
8 8 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (5.77%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 6 (5.77%) Consultant
9 6 (5.77%) Data Modeller
10 5 (4.81%) ETL Developer
11 4 (3.85%) Data Warehouse Analyst
11 4 (3.85%) SAS Developer
11 4 (3.85%) Senior Test Analyst
11 4 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (3.85%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.58%) Grok
1 11 (10.58%) Kafka
1 11 (10.58%) Regular Expression
2 7 (6.73%) Apache CXF
2 7 (6.73%) Hibernate
2 7 (6.73%) JPA
2 7 (6.73%) JSF
2 7 (6.73%) Web Services
3 6 (5.77%) Apache OpenJPA
3 6 (5.77%) RichFaces
4 2 (1.92%) WebGL
5 1 (0.96%) Drools
5 1 (0.96%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.96%) Middleware
5 1 (0.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.27%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.81%) Data Structures
3 2 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.92%) FMCG
4 1 (0.96%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.96%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.96%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.96%) Market Risk
4 1 (0.96%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.96%) Reference Data
4 1 (0.96%) User Experience
4 1 (0.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.54%) Unix
2 11 (10.58%) Linux
3 1 (0.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (28.85%) Business Intelligence
1 30 (28.85%) ETL
2 27 (25.96%) Analytics
3 20 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (16.35%) Data Analysis
4 17 (16.35%) User Acceptance Testing
5 14 (13.46%) Physical Data Model
5 14 (13.46%) Use Case
6 13 (12.50%) Data Management
6 13 (12.50%) SDLC
6 13 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (11.54%) Logical Data Model
7 12 (11.54%) Statistical Modelling
8 11 (10.58%) Anomaly Detection
8 11 (10.58%) Capacity Planning
8 11 (10.58%) Configuration Management
8 11 (10.58%) Enterprise Architecture
8 11 (10.58%) Performance Analysis
8 11 (10.58%) Process Management
8 11 (10.58%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 47 (45.19%) SQL
2 20 (19.23%) Java
3 14 (13.46%) Python
4 13 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 11 (10.58%) Bash Shell
5 11 (10.58%) Perl
6 5 (4.81%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 3 (2.88%) C#
8 2 (1.92%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.96%) C
9 1 (0.96%) COBOL
9 1 (0.96%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.96%) JCL
9 1 (0.96%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.96%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (10.58%) CEH
1 11 (10.58%) CISSP
1 11 (10.58%) SANS
2 5 (4.81%) Degree
3 1 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.96%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (18.27%) Data Quality
2 14 (13.46%) QA
3 3 (2.88%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.96%) COBIT
4 1 (0.96%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.96%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.96%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (7.69%) Ansible
1 8 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (7.69%) Puppet
2 2 (1.92%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 1 (0.96%) Kibana
3 1 (0.96%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 22 (21.15%) Oracle
2 11 (10.58%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.58%) Splunk
3 8 (7.69%) Informatica
4 7 (6.73%) Cognos
5 6 (5.77%) Red Hat
6 5 (4.81%) IBM
6 5 (4.81%) MicroStrategy
7 4 (3.85%) Teradata
8 3 (2.88%) Netezza
8 3 (2.88%) Tableau
8 3 (2.88%) Talend
9 2 (1.92%) Ab Initio
9 2 (1.92%) Bloomberg
9 2 (1.92%) Cisco
9 2 (1.92%) FactSet
9 2 (1.92%) Mapbox
10 1 (0.96%) CA
10 1 (0.96%) SAP
10 1 (0.96%) Sitecore