The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Data Visualisation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Visualisation over the 3 months to 25 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 Visualization
UK / Scotland
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 152 134
Rank change year-on-year +51 -18  
Contract jobs citing Data Visualisation 10 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.47% 0.035% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.040% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Median daily rate £475 £425 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +19.29%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 £375
% change year-on-year -10.00% +33.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £49.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year - +226.66%  

Data Visualisation 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 1765 2473 2457
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 82.40% 85.42% 81.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 994 1406 1266
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 £290 £247 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 56 68
Median hourly rate £33.50 £37.50 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.66% +22.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £13.72 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Data Visualisation
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Data Visualisation as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Data Visualisation in Scotland

Data Visualisation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Visualisation in Scotland

Data Visualisation
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 Visualisation within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 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 +19 6 £425 - 2
Stirling - 4 £475 - 2
Data Visualisation
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Visualisation 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 Visualisation.

1 17 (100.00%) Visualisation
2 10 (58.82%) Analytics
2 10 (58.82%) SQL
3 9 (52.94%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (47.06%) ETL
4 8 (47.06%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (41.18%) SAS
6 6 (35.29%) Finance
6 6 (35.29%) Data Analysis
6 6 (35.29%) QlikView
7 5 (29.41%) Scrum
7 5 (29.41%) Python
7 5 (29.41%) Data Analytics
7 5 (29.41%) Tableau
7 5 (29.41%) Dashboard Development
8 4 (23.53%) Data Transformation
8 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (23.53%) R
8 4 (23.53%) Data Modelling
8 4 (23.53%) HTML
8 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
8 4 (23.53%) CSS
8 4 (23.53%) Informatica
8 4 (23.53%) SPSS
8 4 (23.53%) Predictive Analytics
8 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (17.65%) Banking
9 3 (17.65%) Retail
9 3 (17.65%) Retail Banking

Data Visualisation
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 7 (41.18%) SAS
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) SPSS
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (17.65%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Google Analytics
1 3 (17.65%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (35.29%) QlikView
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
5 2 (11.76%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (11.76%) Hadoop
5 2 (11.76%) OLAP
5 2 (11.76%) Power BI
5 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
6 1 (5.88%) Data Lake
6 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) ERwin
2 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.88%) Selenium
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Banking
2 3 (17.65%) Publishing
2 3 (17.65%) Retail
2 3 (17.65%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst Programmer
2 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Programmer
2 4 (23.53%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Senior Analyst Programmer
2 4 (23.53%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Senior Programmer
3 3 (17.65%) Designer
3 3 (17.65%) Digital Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Data Modeller
4 2 (11.76%) Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Digital Analytics Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Google Analytics Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Power BI Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) CSS
1 4 (23.53%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) Ajax
2 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.88%) Apache Flex
2 1 (5.88%) Regular Expression
2 1 (5.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (17.65%) Data Structures
3 2 (11.76%) Taxonomies
3 2 (11.76%) User Experience
4 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.88%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Visualisation
2 10 (58.82%) Analytics
3 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (52.94%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (47.06%) ETL
5 6 (35.29%) Data Analysis
6 5 (29.41%) Dashboard Development
6 5 (29.41%) Data Analytics
6 5 (29.41%) Scrum
7 4 (23.53%) Data Modelling
7 4 (23.53%) Data Transformation
7 4 (23.53%) Predictive Analytics
8 3 (17.65%) A/B Testing
8 3 (17.65%) Conversion Rate Optimisation
8 3 (17.65%) Digital Analytics
9 2 (11.76%) Data Architecture
9 2 (11.76%) Data Integration
9 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (11.76%) Master Data Management
9 2 (11.76%) Ontologies
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) SQL
2 5 (29.41%) Python
3 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 4 (23.53%) R
4 1 (5.88%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) Ruby
4 1 (5.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Tableau
2 4 (23.53%) Informatica
3 3 (17.65%) ClickTale
3 3 (17.65%) Google
4 2 (11.76%) Cloudera
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle
4 2 (11.76%) Teradata
5 1 (5.88%) Anaplan
5 1 (5.88%) SAP