The table below looks at the statistics for Analytics skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Analytics over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analytics
Rank 36 67 54
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -13
Contract jobs citing Analytics 55 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.87% 1.26% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.03% 1.73% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 6 1
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£384 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.13% -2.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.85 £21.25 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+21.64% -32.00%
Analytics
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1094 869 585
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.99% 72.78% 70.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 609 531 267
Average daily rate £375 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £523 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 21 9
Average hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +26.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £18.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.00 £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Analytics
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Analytics across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Analytics Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Analytics
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Analytics Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Analytics
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analytics across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Analytics Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Analytics
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Analytics Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Analytics also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Analytics.

1 57 (66.28%) Banking
2 49 (56.98%) Finance
3 45 (52.33%) Data Warehouse
4 43 (50.00%) SAS
5 26 (30.23%) SQL
6 24 (27.91%) Retail
7 21 (24.42%) Teradata
8 19 (22.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 19 (22.09%) ETL
9 18 (20.93%) Business Intelligence
9 18 (20.93%) User Acceptance Testing
10 16 (18.60%) Test Scripting
10 16 (18.60%) Migration
11 15 (17.44%) Data Analytics
12 14 (16.28%) QA
13 12 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (11.63%) Risk Analytics
14 10 (11.63%) Retail Banking
15 9 (10.47%) Data Migration
15 9 (10.47%) Data Extraction
15 9 (10.47%) Big Data
16 8 (9.30%) Hadoop
16 8 (9.30%) Test Planning
16 8 (9.30%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
16 8 (9.30%) Credit Risk
16 8 (9.30%) Marketing
16 8 (9.30%) Project Management
16 8 (9.30%) ISEB
16 8 (9.30%) Oracle
17 7 (8.14%) VBA

Analytics
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Analytics also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Analytics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 43 (50.00%) SAS
2 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.65%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (52.33%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (10.47%) Big Data
3 8 (9.30%) Hadoop
3 8 (9.30%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 7 (8.14%) NoSQL
5 6 (6.98%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 4 (4.65%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.16%) MS Access
8 1 (1.16%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.16%) DecisionStream
8 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.16%) Base SAS
8 1 (1.16%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (1.16%) Cognos Query Studio
8 1 (1.16%) Cognos Analysis Studio
8 1 (1.16%) Cognos Report Studio
8 1 (1.16%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (2.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.16%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.16%) Xcode
2 1 (1.16%) Android Studio
General
1 57 (66.28%) Banking
2 49 (56.98%) Finance
3 24 (27.91%) Retail
4 10 (11.63%) Retail Banking
5 8 (9.30%) Marketing
6 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.16%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 35 (40.70%) Analyst
2 19 (22.09%) Test Manager
3 14 (16.28%) Test Analyst
4 9 (10.47%) Test Leader
5 8 (9.30%) Designer
5 8 (9.30%) Risk Analyst
5 8 (9.30%) Solutions Designer
6 7 (8.14%) Business Analyst
6 7 (8.14%) Developer
7 6 (6.98%) SAS Administrator
7 6 (6.98%) Credit Analyst
7 6 (6.98%) Credit Risk Analyst
7 6 (6.98%) Administrator
7 6 (6.98%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (5.81%) Senior Test Analyst
9 4 (4.65%) Banking Business Analyst
10 3 (3.49%) Data Analyst
10 3 (3.49%) Solutions Analyst
11 2 (2.33%) Data Warehouse Manager
11 2 (2.33%) SEO Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.49%) CSS
1 3 (3.49%) HTML
2 2 (2.33%) .NET
3 1 (1.16%) XML
3 1 (1.16%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (1.16%) JSON
3 1 (1.16%) RESTful
3 1 (1.16%) HTML5
3 1 (1.16%) CSS3
3 1 (1.16%) PhoneGap
3 1 (1.16%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.47%) Data Extraction
3 8 (9.30%) Credit Risk
4 4 (4.65%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.16%) Equities
5 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.16%) Derivative
5 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.16%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.49%) Linux
1 3 (3.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.16%) Android
2 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.09%) Stakeholder Management
1 19 (22.09%) ETL
2 18 (20.93%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (20.93%) User Acceptance Testing
3 16 (18.60%) Test Scripting
3 16 (18.60%) Migration
4 15 (17.44%) Data Analytics
5 10 (11.63%) Risk Analytics
6 9 (10.47%) Data Migration
7 8 (9.30%) Test Planning
7 8 (9.30%) Project Management
8 7 (8.14%) Risk Management
8 7 (8.14%) Business Analysis
8 7 (8.14%) Portfolio Management
9 5 (5.81%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (5.81%) Software Testing
9 5 (5.81%) Data Analysis
9 5 (5.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 5 (5.81%) Web Application Development
10 4 (4.65%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 26 (30.23%) SQL
2 7 (8.14%) VBA
3 2 (2.33%) C#
4 1 (1.16%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.16%) C++
4 1 (1.16%) Java
4 1 (1.16%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.16%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (9.30%) ISEB
2 2 (2.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.16%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.28%) QA
2 2 (2.33%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (24.42%) Teradata
2 8 (9.30%) Oracle
3 7 (8.14%) Informatica
4 6 (6.98%) Red Hat
5 5 (5.81%) Google
6 3 (3.49%) Pega
7 2 (2.33%) Tableau
7 2 (2.33%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.16%) Cognos
8 1 (1.16%) Apple
8 1 (1.16%) IBM
8 1 (1.16%) GoldenSource
8 1 (1.16%) Cloudera
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 18 days ago