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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 3 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 321 513 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 22.51% 35.45% 21.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.64% 37.04% 22.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 311 167
Median daily rate £350 £342 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.33% -2.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 7
Median hourly rate £14.25 £11.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.91% -54.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £10.00 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £12.80 £63.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.44%
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
1358 1385 1159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.23% 95.72% 95.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 762 752 701
Median daily rate £400 £350 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £266 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 26 39
Median hourly rate £20.50 £14.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.42% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.95 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -2.06%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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.

1 283 (47.17%) Finance
2 254 (42.33%) Banking
3 116 (19.33%) Agile Software Development
4 111 (18.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 106 (17.67%) Business Analysis
6 101 (16.83%) Retail
7 90 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
8 79 (13.17%) SQL
9 75 (12.50%) Retail Banking
10 69 (11.50%) Migration
11 56 (9.33%) User Acceptance Testing
12 52 (8.67%) User Stories
13 50 (8.33%) MS Visio
14 46 (7.67%) MS Excel
15 44 (7.33%) Test Scripting
15 44 (7.33%) Oracle
16 40 (6.67%) Microsoft
17 39 (6.50%) Data Warehouse
18 37 (6.17%) Data Analysis
19 35 (5.83%) Scrum
20 34 (5.67%) Law
20 34 (5.67%) SAS
20 34 (5.67%) Data Centre
21 32 (5.33%) Web Services
22 31 (5.17%) Credit Risk
22 31 (5.17%) ISEB
23 30 (5.00%) Data Migration
24 29 (4.83%) Use Case
24 29 (4.83%) Project Management
25 27 (4.50%) Change Management

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 34 (5.67%) SAS
2 12 (2.00%) CMS
3 11 (1.83%) MS Exchange
3 11 (1.83%) SharePoint
4 10 (1.67%) Sitecore CMS
5 9 (1.50%) JBoss
6 7 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.67%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.50%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.17%) Apache
10 1 (0.17%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.17%) GeoServer
10 1 (0.17%) IIS
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle Spatial
10 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 50 (8.33%) MS Visio
2 46 (7.67%) MS Excel
3 25 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 24 (4.00%) MS Project
5 16 (2.67%) MS Office
6 7 (1.17%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.67%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 17 (2.83%) Markit EDM
2 9 (1.50%) thinkFolio
3 5 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.67%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.33%) assyst
6 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.17%) IntelliMatch
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.17%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.00%) IBM Blueworks
2 4 (0.67%) Lucidchart
3 2 (0.33%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.17%) Basecamp
4 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.33%) Firewall
2 7 (1.17%) LAN
2 7 (1.17%) WAN
3 3 (0.50%) Network Security
4 2 (0.33%) ATM
4 2 (0.33%) FTP
4 2 (0.33%) Internet
4 2 (0.33%) Intranet
4 2 (0.33%) SSL
5 1 (0.17%) BGP
5 1 (0.17%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.17%) EIGRP
5 1 (0.17%) MPLS
5 1 (0.17%) OSPF
5 1 (0.17%) SMS
5 1 (0.17%) VPN
5 1 (0.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (6.50%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (3.33%) SQL Server
3 13 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
4 10 (1.67%) Oracle BI EE
5 9 (1.50%) MS Access
6 8 (1.33%) Oracle Database
7 5 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (0.67%) Oracle Discoverer
9 3 (0.50%) Data Mining
9 3 (0.50%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.50%) SQLPlus
10 2 (0.33%) DataStage
10 2 (0.33%) DB2
10 2 (0.33%) GIS
10 2 (0.33%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.33%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 2 (0.33%) SAS EBI
10 2 (0.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 26 (4.33%) JIRA
2 19 (3.17%) Selenium
3 8 (1.33%) SoapUI
4 6 (1.00%) WebDriver
5 5 (0.83%) Axure RP
5 5 (0.83%) Firebug
6 4 (0.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 4 (0.67%) HP UFT
6 4 (0.67%) LoadRunner
6 4 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.67%) Toad
7 3 (0.50%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.33%) ClearQuest
8 2 (0.33%) JMeter
9 1 (0.17%) FitNesse
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.17%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.17%) WinRunner
General
1 283 (47.17%) Finance
2 254 (42.33%) Banking
3 101 (16.83%) Retail
4 75 (12.50%) Retail Banking
5 34 (5.67%) Law
6 12 (2.00%) Front Office
7 8 (1.33%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.17%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.17%) Legal
9 6 (1.00%) Back Office
9 6 (1.00%) Marketing
10 4 (0.67%) Billing
10 4 (0.67%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.33%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.33%) German Language
12 1 (0.17%) Advertising
12 1 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (5.33%) Web Services
2 18 (3.00%) XML
3 6 (1.00%) Java EE
4 5 (0.83%) .NET
4 5 (0.83%) Flash
5 4 (0.67%) Apache CXF
5 4 (0.67%) JPA
5 4 (0.67%) JSF
5 4 (0.67%) RichFaces
6 2 (0.33%) HTML
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%) Middleware
7 1 (0.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 90 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (5.67%) Data Centre
3 31 (5.17%) Credit Risk
4 27 (4.50%) User Experience
5 14 (2.33%) Mainframe
6 11 (1.83%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.33%) SWIFT
8 6 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (0.67%) Data Extraction
9 4 (0.67%) Equities
9 4 (0.67%) Social Media
10 3 (0.50%) Blackberry
10 3 (0.50%) Clustering
10 3 (0.50%) Minimum Viable Product
10 3 (0.50%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.33%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.33%) Derivative
11 2 (0.33%) IVR
11 2 (0.33%) Market Risk
11 2 (0.33%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 16 (2.67%) Windows
2 9 (1.50%) Linux
2 9 (1.50%) Unix
3 7 (1.17%) Windows 7
4 5 (0.83%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.50%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (19.33%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (18.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 106 (17.67%) Business Analysis
4 69 (11.50%) Migration
5 56 (9.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 52 (8.67%) User Stories
7 44 (7.33%) Test Scripting
8 37 (6.17%) Data Analysis
9 35 (5.83%) Scrum
10 30 (5.00%) Data Migration
11 29 (4.83%) Project Management
11 29 (4.83%) Use Case
12 27 (4.50%) Analytics
12 27 (4.50%) Change Management
12 27 (4.50%) Software Testing
13 26 (4.33%) GAP Analysis
14 25 (4.17%) Data Modelling
15 24 (4.00%) Kanban
16 22 (3.67%) Requirements Analysis
17 21 (3.50%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (13.17%) SQL
2 11 (1.83%) VBA
3 9 (1.50%) Java
4 6 (1.00%) PowerShell
5 4 (0.67%) JCL
5 4 (0.67%) Python
6 3 (0.50%) Bash Shell
6 3 (0.50%) C#
6 3 (0.50%) Perl
6 3 (0.50%) VB
7 2 (0.33%) C
7 2 (0.33%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.33%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.17%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.17%) SAS Macro
8 1 (0.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (5.17%) ISEB
2 17 (2.83%) ISTQB
3 7 (1.17%) Degree
3 7 (1.17%) Security Cleared
4 5 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (0.83%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.33%) CISMP
7 2 (0.33%) CISSP
7 2 (0.33%) IIBA
8 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.17%) MCP
8 1 (0.17%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.17%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.50%) Disclosure Scotland
2 19 (3.17%) QA
3 10 (1.67%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.00%) SLA
5 3 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.33%) FATCA
6 2 (0.33%) FINREP
6 2 (0.33%) MiFID
7 1 (0.17%) Basel III
7 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.17%) SEPA
System Software
1 11 (1.83%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.83%) ClearTrust
3 4 (0.67%) XenApp
4 2 (0.33%) RACF
5 1 (0.17%) zsh
Systems Management
1 23 (3.83%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.67%) SCCM
3 3 (0.50%) SCOM
3 3 (0.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (0.33%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.17%) Nessus
5 1 (0.17%) Nmap
5 1 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 44 (7.33%) Oracle
2 40 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 11 (1.83%) Charles River
3 11 (1.83%) Sitecore
4 7 (1.17%) HP
4 7 (1.17%) Verint
5 6 (1.00%) Ab Initio
5 6 (1.00%) Cisco
5 6 (1.00%) IBM
6 5 (0.83%) Citrix
6 5 (0.83%) SAP
6 5 (0.83%) Symantec
6 5 (0.83%) Teradata
7 4 (0.67%) Avaya
7 4 (0.67%) Planview
8 3 (0.50%) CA
8 3 (0.50%) Genesys
8 3 (0.50%) Trillium
8 3 (0.50%) VMware
9 2 (0.33%) Dell
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