The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Data Transformation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Transformation over the 3 months to 28 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 Transformation
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 - 118
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Data Transformation 5 0 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.23% - 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% - 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 11
Median daily rate £475 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 - £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 - £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £356
% change year-on-year +7.50% +12.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.00 - -

Data Transformation is in the process and methodology 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 process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1815 2515 2405
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 82.35% 85.49% 81.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3457 5158 3899
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £233 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £501 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 148 219
Median hourly rate £37.50 £36.75 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.04% +20.49%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £13.25 £12.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Data Transformation
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Transformation in Scotland

Data Transformation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Transformation in Scotland

Data Transformation
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 Transformation within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 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
Stirling - 4 £475 -
Glasgow - 1 £425 -
Data Transformation
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Transformation 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 Transformation.

1 6 (100.00%) ETL
2 5 (83.33%) SAS
2 5 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) Analytics
3 4 (66.67%) R
3 4 (66.67%) Data Visualisation
3 4 (66.67%) Data Analytics
3 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (66.67%) Dashboard Development
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) Data Analysis
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (66.67%) Predictive Analytics
3 4 (66.67%) Visualisation
3 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 4 (66.67%) QlikView
3 4 (66.67%) Python
3 4 (66.67%) Informatica
3 4 (66.67%) SPSS
4 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) SAP
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (16.67%) VB
5 1 (16.67%) ABAP
5 1 (16.67%) MS Access
5 1 (16.67%) SAP BW

Data Transformation
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 5 (83.33%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (66.67%) QlikView
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) MS Access
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (16.67%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) ERwin
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (16.67%) Toad
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Analyst Programmer
2 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Programmer
2 4 (66.67%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Senior Analyst Programmer
2 4 (66.67%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Senior Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modeller
3 1 (16.67%) Development Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SAP BW Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) ETL
2 5 (83.33%) Analytics
2 5 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) Dashboard Development
3 4 (66.67%) Data Analysis
3 4 (66.67%) Data Analytics
3 4 (66.67%) Data Visualisation
3 4 (66.67%) Predictive Analytics
3 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 4 (66.67%) Visualisation
4 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
5 1 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (16.67%) Data Conversion
5 1 (16.67%) Data Extraction
5 1 (16.67%) ETL Development
5 1 (16.67%) Logical Data Model
5 1 (16.67%) Metadata Management
5 1 (16.67%) Physical Data Model
5 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Python
2 4 (66.67%) R
3 1 (16.67%) ABAP
3 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Informatica
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Pega
3 1 (16.67%) SAP