The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 285 468 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 22.95% 29.12% 22.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.87% 30.67% 23.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 279 173
Median daily rate £363 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Median hourly rate - £13.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.39%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.60 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+0.68% -3.33%
Analyst
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1194 1526 1236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.14% 94.96% 96.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 650 793 719
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.60% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 24
Median hourly rate £47.25 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+136.25% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £30.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Edinburgh region that featured Analyst in the job title.

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Analyst across the Edinburgh region.

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Analyst across the Edinburgh region.

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 295 (48.68%) Finance
2 263 (43.40%) Banking
3 120 (19.80%) Retail
4 114 (18.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 112 (18.48%) Business Analysis
6 96 (15.84%) Agile Software Development
7 92 (15.18%) Retail Banking
8 88 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
9 83 (13.70%) SQL
10 68 (11.22%) Migration
11 55 (9.08%) Law
12 51 (8.42%) User Acceptance Testing
13 50 (8.25%) Data Centre
14 49 (8.09%) Microsoft
15 46 (7.59%) MS Visio
16 43 (7.10%) User Stories
17 42 (6.93%) MS Excel
18 40 (6.60%) SAS
18 40 (6.60%) Mainframe
19 35 (5.78%) Data Warehouse
20 34 (5.61%) Oracle
20 34 (5.61%) Test Scripting
21 33 (5.45%) Data Analysis
22 31 (5.12%) Change Management
22 31 (5.12%) CA
23 30 (4.95%) JIRA
24 29 (4.79%) Credit Risk
25 28 (4.62%) ITIL
26 27 (4.46%) BDD
27 26 (4.29%) Data Migration

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 40 (6.60%) SAS
2 15 (2.48%) MS Exchange
2 15 (2.48%) SharePoint
3 13 (2.15%) CMS
4 10 (1.65%) Sitecore CMS
5 8 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (0.83%) Skype for Business
7 4 (0.66%) GlassFish
8 2 (0.33%) Apache
8 2 (0.33%) JBoss
8 2 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.33%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.33%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.17%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.17%) GeoServer
9 1 (0.17%) IIS
Applications
1 46 (7.59%) MS Visio
2 42 (6.93%) MS Excel
3 26 (4.29%) MS Project
4 23 (3.80%) MS Office
4 23 (3.80%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.66%) OmniGraffle
7 3 (0.50%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 7 (1.16%) Markit EDM
2 5 (0.83%) thinkFolio
3 4 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.50%) Primavera
5 2 (0.33%) assyst
5 2 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.17%) IntelliMatch
6 1 (0.17%) MultiFonds
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.17%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.66%) Lucidchart
2 3 (0.50%) IBM Blueworks
2 3 (0.50%) Office 365
3 2 (0.33%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.17%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.99%) Firewall
1 6 (0.99%) LAN
1 6 (0.99%) WAN
2 5 (0.83%) Internet
2 5 (0.83%) Network Security
3 4 (0.66%) BGP
3 4 (0.66%) EIGRP
3 4 (0.66%) MPLS
3 4 (0.66%) OSPF
3 4 (0.66%) Wireless
4 3 (0.50%) DHCP
4 3 (0.50%) DNS
4 3 (0.50%) VPN
5 2 (0.33%) ATM
5 2 (0.33%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (0.33%) FTP
5 2 (0.33%) MRTG
5 2 (0.33%) Spanning Tree
5 2 (0.33%) VLAN
5 2 (0.33%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (5.78%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (3.14%) SQL Server
3 10 (1.65%) BusinessObjects
4 9 (1.49%) Oracle Database
5 7 (1.16%) MS Access
5 7 (1.16%) Oracle BI EE
6 6 (0.99%) GIS
7 5 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (0.83%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 5 (0.83%) Spatial Data
8 4 (0.66%) Oracle Discoverer
9 3 (0.50%) Base SAS
9 3 (0.50%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.50%) SAS Visual Analytics
9 3 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.50%) SQLPlus
10 2 (0.33%) Power BI
10 2 (0.33%) Redis
10 2 (0.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 30 (4.95%) JIRA
2 14 (2.31%) Selenium
3 7 (1.16%) WebDriver
4 5 (0.83%) Axure RP
4 5 (0.83%) LoadRunner
5 4 (0.66%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 4 (0.66%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.66%) Toad
6 3 (0.50%) SoapUI
6 3 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.33%) ClearQuest
7 2 (0.33%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.33%) JMeter
7 2 (0.33%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.17%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.17%) TestRail
8 1 (0.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 295 (48.68%) Finance
2 263 (43.40%) Banking
3 120 (19.80%) Retail
4 92 (15.18%) Retail Banking
5 55 (9.08%) Law
6 14 (2.31%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.32%) Back Office
7 8 (1.32%) Billing
7 8 (1.32%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.16%) Legal
9 5 (0.83%) Front Office
9 5 (0.83%) Marketing
10 4 (0.66%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.33%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.17%) Advertising
12 1 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (3.63%) Web Services
2 19 (3.14%) XML
3 6 (0.99%) .NET
4 5 (0.83%) Flash
5 4 (0.66%) Middleware
6 2 (0.33%) Apache CXF
6 2 (0.33%) HTML
6 2 (0.33%) JPA
6 2 (0.33%) JSF
6 2 (0.33%) RichFaces
6 2 (0.33%) XML Messaging
7 1 (0.17%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.17%) DHTML
7 1 (0.17%) DOM
7 1 (0.17%) Google Maps API
7 1 (0.17%) HTML5
7 1 (0.17%) Java EE
7 1 (0.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 88 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (8.25%) Data Centre
3 40 (6.60%) Mainframe
4 29 (4.79%) Credit Risk
5 24 (3.96%) User Experience
6 9 (1.49%) SWIFT
7 6 (0.99%) Blackberry
7 6 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (0.83%) Data Structures
8 5 (0.83%) Management Information System
8 5 (0.83%) Minimum Viable Product
9 4 (0.66%) Equities
9 4 (0.66%) Mobile Banking
9 4 (0.66%) Reference Data
10 3 (0.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (0.50%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.33%) Data Extraction
11 2 (0.33%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.33%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.33%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 19 (3.14%) Windows
2 18 (2.97%) Linux
3 11 (1.82%) Windows 7
4 8 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (0.99%) Unix
6 6 (0.99%) Windows 10
7 4 (0.66%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.50%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.17%) Android
9 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (18.81%) Stakeholder Management
2 112 (18.48%) Business Analysis
3 96 (15.84%) Agile Software Development
4 68 (11.22%) Migration
5 51 (8.42%) User Acceptance Testing
6 43 (7.10%) User Stories
7 34 (5.61%) Test Scripting
8 33 (5.45%) Data Analysis
9 31 (5.12%) Change Management
10 28 (4.62%) ITIL
11 27 (4.46%) BDD
12 26 (4.29%) Data Migration
12 26 (4.29%) Use Case
13 25 (4.13%) Data Modelling
14 24 (3.96%) Scrum
14 24 (3.96%) Software Testing
15 22 (3.63%) Project Management
16 21 (3.47%) Asset Management
17 19 (3.14%) Analytics
17 19 (3.14%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 83 (13.70%) SQL
2 10 (1.65%) Java
2 10 (1.65%) Python
3 7 (1.16%) PowerShell
3 7 (1.16%) VBA
4 5 (0.83%) C
5 4 (0.66%) Bash Shell
5 4 (0.66%) JCL
6 3 (0.50%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.33%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.33%) VB
8 1 (0.17%) C#
8 1 (0.17%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.17%) Perl
8 1 (0.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (3.30%) ISEB
2 12 (1.98%) ISTQB
3 9 (1.49%) Degree
4 7 (1.16%) Security Cleared
5 5 (0.83%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.66%) CISMP
6 4 (0.66%) CISSP
6 4 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.50%) PMP
8 2 (0.33%) IIBA
9 1 (0.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.17%) MCP
9 1 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.63%) Disclosure Scotland
2 18 (2.97%) QA
3 6 (0.99%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.83%) SLA
5 4 (0.66%) SEPA
6 3 (0.50%) MiFID
7 2 (0.33%) FINREP
7 2 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (2.81%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.99%) XenApp
3 3 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (0.50%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.33%) RACF
4 2 (0.33%) zsh
5 1 (0.17%) GeoWebCache
5 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.17%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 17 (2.81%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (1.49%) SCCM
3 6 (0.99%) SCOM
4 5 (0.83%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (0.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (0.33%) CA Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.33%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.33%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (0.33%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 2 (0.33%) Puppet
6 2 (0.33%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.33%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 1 (0.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 49 (8.09%) Microsoft
2 34 (5.61%) Oracle
3 31 (5.12%) CA
4 12 (1.98%) Cisco
4 12 (1.98%) HP
5 11 (1.82%) Sitecore
6 8 (1.32%) Verint
7 7 (1.16%) Citrix
7 7 (1.16%) Teradata
8 6 (0.99%) Charles River
8 6 (0.99%) Planview
8 6 (0.99%) Symantec
9 4 (0.66%) Avaya
9 4 (0.66%) CheckPoint
9 4 (0.66%) Genesys
9 4 (0.66%) SAP
9 4 (0.66%) Trillium
10 3 (0.50%) IBM
10 3 (0.50%) Informatica
10 3 (0.50%) Niku
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