The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Edinburgh region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analytics
Rank 74 50 59
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +9
Contract jobs citing Analytics 7 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.55% 0.66% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.96% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Average daily rate £365 £413 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.51% +106.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £354
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £11.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £26.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+52.38% +59.09%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
925 523 811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 72.04% 69.46% 67.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 236 406
Average daily rate £400 £380 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 3 24
Average hourly rate £25.00 £50.83 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.81% +154.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £20.35 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £70.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Analytics
Scotland

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
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 18 April 2014, 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 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Web Analytics
3 4 (25.00%) Scrum
3 4 (25.00%) DSDM
3 4 (25.00%) User Stories
4 3 (18.75%) Publishing
4 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
4 3 (18.75%) Business Objects
4 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (18.75%) BDD
4 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) Content Management
5 2 (12.50%) Banking
5 2 (12.50%) Web Development
5 2 (12.50%) Refactoring
5 2 (12.50%) Digital Media
5 2 (12.50%) Information Architecture
5 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (12.50%) SAS
5 2 (12.50%) SQL
5 2 (12.50%) VBA
5 2 (12.50%) Quality Management
5 2 (12.50%) Java
6 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
6 1 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Front Office

Analytics
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (12.50%) SAS
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Markit EDM
1 1 (6.25%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Publishing
3 2 (12.50%) Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) ScrumMaster
3 3 (18.75%) Business Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) MI Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Web Editor
5 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Support Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Chief Technology Officer
5 1 (6.25%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Chief Information Officer
5 1 (6.25%) Business Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Charles River Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) CSS
1 1 (6.25%) XML
1 1 (6.25%) XSLT
1 1 (6.25%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Digital Media
2 1 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (6.25%) Fixed Income
2 1 (6.25%) Equities
2 1 (6.25%) Derivative
2 1 (6.25%) Statistics
2 1 (6.25%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (31.25%) Web Analytics
2 4 (25.00%) Scrum
2 4 (25.00%) DSDM
2 4 (25.00%) User Stories
3 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
3 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (18.75%) BDD
3 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) Content Management
4 2 (12.50%) Web Development
4 2 (12.50%) Refactoring
4 2 (12.50%) Information Architecture
4 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (12.50%) Quality Management
5 1 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Workflow
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
1 2 (12.50%) VBA
1 2 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Business Objects
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Bloomberg
2 1 (6.25%) Charles River
2 1 (6.25%) Google
2 1 (6.25%) FactSet