Period
to 15 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Statistical Modelling skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Statistical Modelling over the 6 months to 15 December 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.

Statistical Modelling
UK > Scotland
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 176 175 198
Rank change year-on-year -1 +23 -15
Contract jobs citing Statistical Modelling 20 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.40% 0.14% 0.033%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.17% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 1
Scotland median daily rate £400 £325 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -45.83% +106.90%
10th Percentile £350 £291 £575
90th Percentile £600 £428 £625
UK median daily rate £455 £450 £463
% change year-on-year +1.11% -2.70% +15.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £33.50 £20.48 £19.49
% change year-on-year +63.61% +5.08% +49.88%

Statistical 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 4245 3477 4970
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 85.04% 83.74% 82.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2446 2017 2625
Scotland median daily rate £390 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.41% -1.33% -
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £538 £500 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 82 98
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £22.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -8.40% +1.89%
10th Percentile £12.75 £10.83 £12.35
90th Percentile £43.75 £44.43 £48.13
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% +18.42%

Statistical Modelling
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Statistical Modelling in Scotland

Statistical Modelling
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Statistical Modelling in Scotland

Statistical Modelling
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Statistical Modelling in Scotland over the 6 months to 15 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Statistical Modelling in Scotland

Statistical 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 Statistical Modelling within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 15 December 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
Glasgow +4 14 £550 +48.65%
Edinburgh - 6 £358 - 1
Statistical Modelling
UK

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Statistical 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 Statistical Modelling.

1 18 (90.00%) Analytics
2 17 (85.00%) Python
3 14 (70.00%) Linux
3 14 (70.00%) Big Data
4 13 (65.00%) Splunk
5 12 (60.00%) Finance
5 12 (60.00%) Data Modelling
6 11 (55.00%) DNS
6 11 (55.00%) CISSP
6 11 (55.00%) Configuration Management
6 11 (55.00%) Unix
6 11 (55.00%) Java
6 11 (55.00%) Perl
6 11 (55.00%) Process Management
6 11 (55.00%) Firewall
6 11 (55.00%) CEH
6 11 (55.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 11 (55.00%) SIEM
6 11 (55.00%) Regular Expression
6 11 (55.00%) Kafka
6 11 (55.00%) Bash Shell
6 11 (55.00%) Capacity Planning
6 11 (55.00%) JIRA
6 11 (55.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (55.00%) QA
6 11 (55.00%) Git (software)
6 11 (55.00%) Performance Analysis
6 11 (55.00%) Ansible
6 11 (55.00%) DevOps
6 11 (55.00%) Anomaly Detection

Statistical 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 (55.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.00%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 11 (55.00%) DNS
1 11 (55.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (70.00%) Big Data
2 11 (55.00%) Parquet
3 3 (15.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (15.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (15.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (55.00%) Git (software)
1 11 (55.00%) JIRA
General
1 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Security Engineer
1 11 (55.00%) Splunk Engineer
2 8 (40.00%) Java Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Data Scientist
4 3 (15.00%) Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Analytics Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Digital Analytics Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Digital Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) Grok
1 11 (55.00%) Kafka
1 11 (55.00%) Regular Expression
2 3 (15.00%) D3.js
2 3 (15.00%) NumPy
2 3 (15.00%) Pandas
2 3 (15.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) Linux
2 11 (55.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) Analytics
2 12 (60.00%) Data Modelling
3 11 (55.00%) Anomaly Detection
3 11 (55.00%) Capacity Planning
3 11 (55.00%) Configuration Management
3 11 (55.00%) DevOps
3 11 (55.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 11 (55.00%) Performance Analysis
3 11 (55.00%) Process Management
3 11 (55.00%) SDLC
3 11 (55.00%) SIEM
3 11 (55.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (45.00%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (40.00%) Content Management
6 4 (20.00%) Visualisation
7 3 (15.00%) BDD
7 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (15.00%) Machine Learning
7 3 (15.00%) Predictive Modelling
7 3 (15.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) Python
2 11 (55.00%) Bash Shell
2 11 (55.00%) Java
2 11 (55.00%) Perl
3 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (20.00%) SQL
4 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (15.00%) R
5 1 (5.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) CEH
1 11 (55.00%) CISSP
1 11 (55.00%) SANS
2 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) Numerate Degree
2 2 (10.00%) PhD
2 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (55.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Docker
1 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (55.00%) Ansible
2 8 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (40.00%) Puppet
3 2 (10.00%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Splunk
2 3 (15.00%) Google
2 3 (15.00%) Pega
2 3 (15.00%) VMware