The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Metadata Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Metadata Management over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Metadata Management
UK / Scotland
Rank - 129 124
Contract jobs citing Metadata Management 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.039% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.047% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £340 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -28.42%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £425 £550
% change year-on-year +17.64% -22.72%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Metadata Management 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 1450 2145 2261
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 83.82% 83.27% 81.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 885 1196 1246
Median daily rate £390 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.64% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £265 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 30 40
Median hourly rate £35.50 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.33% +36.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.43 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Metadata Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Metadata Management in Scotland

Metadata Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Metadata Management in Scotland

Metadata Management
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Metadata Management 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 Metadata Management.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Cognos
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) SAS
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (100.00%) MicroStrategy
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Dimensional Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (100.00%) Master Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Logical Data Model
1 1 (100.00%) Software Delivery

Metadata Management
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 1 (100.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Data Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Dimensional Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Logical Data Model
1 1 (100.00%) Master Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cognos
1 1 (100.00%) MicroStrategy