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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 264 455 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 22.35% 27.31% 22.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.12% 28.78% 23.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 280 156
Median daily rate £380 £350 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £455 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 7
Median hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +37.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.38 £15.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-4.11% +1.69%
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
1142 1581 1162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.70% 94.90% 95.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 662 846 644
Median daily rate £400 £377 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.24% +0.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 18
Median hourly rate £20.00 £23.25 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.97% +19.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.51 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £31.08 £39.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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.

1 293 (50.43%) Finance
2 245 (42.17%) Banking
3 118 (20.31%) Business Analysis
4 114 (19.62%) Retail
5 110 (18.93%) Stakeholder Management
6 95 (16.35%) Agile Software Development
7 90 (15.49%) Retail Banking
8 80 (13.77%) SQL
9 79 (13.60%) Analytical Skills
10 57 (9.81%) Migration
11 53 (9.12%) Law
12 48 (8.26%) User Acceptance Testing
13 47 (8.09%) MS Visio
14 46 (7.92%) Mainframe
15 45 (7.75%) Data Centre
16 43 (7.40%) Microsoft
16 43 (7.40%) MS Excel
17 40 (6.88%) User Stories
18 37 (6.37%) SAS
19 36 (6.20%) CA
20 32 (5.51%) Data Warehouse
21 31 (5.34%) Oracle
21 31 (5.34%) Test Scripting
21 31 (5.34%) Credit Risk
22 30 (5.16%) BDD
23 29 (4.99%) JIRA
23 29 (4.99%) Change Management
23 29 (4.99%) ITIL
24 27 (4.65%) Data Analysis
25 26 (4.48%) MS Office

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 37 (6.37%) SAS
2 16 (2.75%) SharePoint
3 14 (2.41%) CMS
4 12 (2.07%) MS Exchange
5 10 (1.72%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.69%) GlassFish
8 3 (0.52%) Apache
8 3 (0.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.52%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.52%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.34%) WebSphere
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%) JBoss
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 47 (8.09%) MS Visio
2 43 (7.40%) MS Excel
3 26 (4.48%) MS Office
4 25 (4.30%) MS Project
5 24 (4.13%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.69%) OmniGraffle
8 3 (0.52%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 4 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.52%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.52%) Primavera
3 2 (0.34%) assyst
3 2 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.34%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.17%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.17%) MultiFonds
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.86%) IBM Blueworks
2 4 (0.69%) Lucidchart
2 4 (0.69%) Office 365
3 2 (0.34%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.17%) Basecamp
4 1 (0.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.03%) Firewall
1 6 (1.03%) Internet
2 5 (0.86%) BGP
2 5 (0.86%) EIGRP
2 5 (0.86%) LAN
2 5 (0.86%) MPLS
2 5 (0.86%) Network Security
2 5 (0.86%) OSPF
2 5 (0.86%) WAN
2 5 (0.86%) Wireless
3 4 (0.69%) DNS
3 4 (0.69%) VPN
4 3 (0.52%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (0.52%) DHCP
5 2 (0.34%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (0.34%) FTP
5 2 (0.34%) MRTG
5 2 (0.34%) Spanning Tree
5 2 (0.34%) VLAN
5 2 (0.34%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (5.51%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (3.10%) SQL Server
3 9 (1.55%) BusinessObjects
3 9 (1.55%) Oracle Database
4 6 (1.03%) GIS
4 6 (1.03%) MS Access
4 6 (1.03%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 5 (0.86%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (0.69%) Base SAS
6 4 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (0.69%) Oracle Discoverer
6 4 (0.69%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.52%) Data Mining
7 3 (0.52%) Power BI
7 3 (0.52%) SAS Visual Analytics
7 3 (0.52%) Spatial Data
7 3 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.52%) SQLPlus
8 2 (0.34%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.34%) Redis
Development Applications
1 29 (4.99%) JIRA
2 12 (2.07%) Selenium
3 7 (1.20%) WebDriver
4 5 (0.86%) Axure RP
5 4 (0.69%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 4 (0.69%) LoadRunner
5 4 (0.69%) Toad
6 3 (0.52%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.52%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.34%) ClearQuest
7 2 (0.34%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.34%) HP UFT
7 2 (0.34%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.17%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.17%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.17%) JMeter
8 1 (0.17%) SilkTest
8 1 (0.17%) TestRail
8 1 (0.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 293 (50.43%) Finance
2 245 (42.17%) Banking
3 114 (19.62%) Retail
4 90 (15.49%) Retail Banking
5 53 (9.12%) Law
6 14 (2.41%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.38%) Billing
7 8 (1.38%) Legal
8 7 (1.20%) Back Office
9 6 (1.03%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.69%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.52%) Marketing
12 2 (0.34%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.34%) Front Office
12 2 (0.34%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.17%) Advertising
13 1 (0.17%) German Language
13 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.17%) Publishing
13 1 (0.17%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (3.27%) Web Services
2 18 (3.10%) XML
3 6 (1.03%) .NET
4 5 (0.86%) Flash
5 4 (0.69%) Middleware
6 2 (0.34%) XML Messaging
7 1 (0.17%) Apache CXF
7 1 (0.17%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.17%) Google Maps API
7 1 (0.17%) JPA
7 1 (0.17%) JSF
7 1 (0.17%) RichFaces
7 1 (0.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 79 (13.60%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (7.92%) Mainframe
3 45 (7.75%) Data Centre
4 31 (5.34%) Credit Risk
5 23 (3.96%) User Experience
6 8 (1.38%) SWIFT
7 6 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (0.86%) Management Information System
8 5 (0.86%) Minimum Viable Product
9 4 (0.69%) Blackberry
9 4 (0.69%) Equities
9 4 (0.69%) Mobile Banking
9 4 (0.69%) Reference Data
9 4 (0.69%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.52%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.52%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (0.34%) Data Extraction
11 2 (0.34%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.34%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 19 (3.27%) Linux
2 15 (2.58%) Windows
3 8 (1.38%) Windows 7
4 6 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (0.86%) Unix
5 5 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (0.69%) Windows 10
6 4 (0.69%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.52%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.17%) AIX
8 1 (0.17%) Android
8 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (20.31%) Business Analysis
2 110 (18.93%) Stakeholder Management
3 95 (16.35%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (9.81%) Migration
5 48 (8.26%) User Acceptance Testing
6 40 (6.88%) User Stories
7 31 (5.34%) Test Scripting
8 30 (5.16%) BDD
9 29 (4.99%) Change Management
9 29 (4.99%) ITIL
10 27 (4.65%) Data Analysis
11 25 (4.30%) Use Case
12 24 (4.13%) Software Testing
13 23 (3.96%) Data Modelling
14 22 (3.79%) Project Management
15 20 (3.44%) Asset Management
15 20 (3.44%) Scrum
16 19 (3.27%) Data Migration
16 19 (3.27%) Kanban
16 19 (3.27%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 80 (13.77%) SQL
2 10 (1.72%) Java
3 9 (1.55%) Python
4 6 (1.03%) VBA
5 5 (0.86%) C
6 4 (0.69%) JCL
6 4 (0.69%) PL/SQL
6 4 (0.69%) PowerShell
7 3 (0.52%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.34%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.34%) VB
9 1 (0.17%) C#
9 1 (0.17%) Perl
9 1 (0.17%) SAS Macro
9 1 (0.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (3.27%) ISEB
2 12 (2.07%) ISTQB
3 9 (1.55%) Degree
4 7 (1.20%) Security Cleared
5 5 (0.86%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.69%) CISMP
6 4 (0.69%) CISSP
6 4 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (0.69%) PMP
7 3 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.17%) HND
9 1 (0.17%) IIBA
9 1 (0.17%) MCP
9 1 (0.17%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.61%) Disclosure Scotland
2 18 (3.10%) QA
3 6 (1.03%) SLA
4 5 (0.86%) SEPA
5 4 (0.69%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.52%) MiFID
7 2 (0.34%) FINREP
7 2 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (2.07%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
2 4 (0.69%) XenApp
3 3 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (0.52%) XenDesktop
3 3 (0.52%) zsh
4 1 (0.17%) GeoWebCache
4 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.17%) SRDF
4 1 (0.17%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 18 (3.10%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.20%) SCCM
3 4 (0.69%) SCOM
4 3 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.52%) Puppet
4 3 (0.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (0.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (0.52%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 2 (0.34%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 1 (0.17%) TADDM
6 1 (0.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 43 (7.40%) Microsoft
2 36 (6.20%) CA
3 31 (5.34%) Oracle
4 14 (2.41%) HP
5 12 (2.07%) Cisco
6 11 (1.89%) Sitecore
7 8 (1.38%) Verint
8 7 (1.20%) Teradata
9 5 (0.86%) CheckPoint
9 5 (0.86%) Citrix
9 5 (0.86%) Planview
10 4 (0.69%) Avaya
10 4 (0.69%) Charles River
10 4 (0.69%) Genesys
10 4 (0.69%) IBM
10 4 (0.69%) Trillium
11 3 (0.52%) Ab Initio
11 3 (0.52%) Niku
11 3 (0.52%) SAP
11 3 (0.52%) Symantec
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