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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analytics
Rank 48 63 56
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -7
Contract jobs citing Analytics 42 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.50% 1.08% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.16% 1.39% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 7 5
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £530 £332
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +19.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.34 £19.00 £48.00
% change year-on-year
+12.31% -60.41%
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
1329 937 823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 79.01% 78.15% 73.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 710 510 389
Average daily rate £400 £400 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 9
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.77 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.45% -27.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £5.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.38 £22.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 70 (67.96%) Banking
2 60 (58.25%) Finance
3 54 (52.43%) Data Warehouse
4 47 (45.63%) SAS
5 33 (32.04%) SQL
5 33 (32.04%) Retail
6 30 (29.13%) User Acceptance Testing
7 22 (21.36%) ETL
8 21 (20.39%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (18.45%) Test Scripting
10 18 (17.48%) Migration
10 18 (17.48%) Retail Banking
11 17 (16.50%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (16.50%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (16.50%) Teradata
12 16 (15.53%) Non-Functional Testing
12 16 (15.53%) Data Analytics
12 16 (15.53%) Test Planning
13 15 (14.56%) QA
14 14 (13.59%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (11.65%) Marketing
15 12 (11.65%) Business Analysis
16 11 (10.68%) Project Management
16 11 (10.68%) ISEB
16 11 (10.68%) Data Integration
17 10 (9.71%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
17 10 (9.71%) Scrum
18 9 (8.74%) Informatica
18 9 (8.74%) Oracle
19 8 (7.77%) VBA

Analytics
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 47 (45.63%) SAS
2 3 (2.91%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.97%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (2.91%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.91%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.97%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.91%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.88%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.97%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (52.43%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (9.71%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 8 (7.77%) Data Mining
4 7 (6.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (4.85%) Big Data
6 4 (3.88%) Hadoop
6 4 (3.88%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.88%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.88%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.91%) InterSystems Cache
7 3 (2.91%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.91%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 2 (1.94%) SAS Enterprise Miner
8 2 (1.94%) MS Access
9 1 (0.97%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.91%) Visual Studio
1 3 (2.91%) Toad
1 3 (2.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.94%) Axure RP
General
1 70 (67.96%) Banking
2 60 (58.25%) Finance
3 33 (32.04%) Retail
4 18 (17.48%) Retail Banking
5 12 (11.65%) Marketing
6 2 (1.94%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.97%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.97%) Legal
7 1 (0.97%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 40 (38.83%) Analyst
2 17 (16.50%) Test Leader
3 16 (15.53%) Test Manager
3 16 (15.53%) Test Analyst
4 12 (11.65%) Business Analyst
5 8 (7.77%) Developer
5 8 (7.77%) Risk Analyst
6 6 (5.83%) Credit Analyst
6 6 (5.83%) Credit Risk Analyst
7 5 (4.85%) Banking Business Analyst
7 5 (4.85%) Designer
7 5 (4.85%) Project Manager
7 5 (4.85%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (3.88%) Solutions Designer
8 4 (3.88%) Senior Test Analyst
9 3 (2.91%) SQL Developer
9 3 (2.91%) Data Manager
9 3 (2.91%) Data Analyst
9 3 (2.91%) Software Project Manager
9 3 (2.91%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.88%) .NET
2 3 (2.91%) SOAP
2 3 (2.91%) Middleware
3 1 (0.97%) Hibernate
3 1 (0.97%) Spring
3 1 (0.97%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.97%) RESTful
3 1 (0.97%) HTML5
3 1 (0.97%) Web Services
3 1 (0.97%) J2SE
3 1 (0.97%) J2EE
3 1 (0.97%) CSS
3 1 (0.97%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.59%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (10.68%) Data Integration
3 8 (7.77%) Credit Risk
4 5 (4.85%) User Experience
4 5 (4.85%) Statistics
4 5 (4.85%) Data Extraction
5 3 (2.91%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.94%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.97%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.97%) Equities
7 1 (0.97%) Derivative
7 1 (0.97%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.94%) Linux
1 2 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (29.13%) User Acceptance Testing
2 22 (21.36%) ETL
3 21 (20.39%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (18.45%) Test Scripting
5 18 (17.48%) Migration
6 17 (16.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (16.50%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (15.53%) Non-Functional Testing
7 16 (15.53%) Data Analytics
7 16 (15.53%) Test Planning
8 12 (11.65%) Business Analysis
9 11 (10.68%) Project Management
10 10 (9.71%) Scrum
11 8 (7.77%) Data Analysis
11 8 (7.77%) Functional Testing
11 8 (7.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 8 (7.77%) System Integration Testing
12 7 (6.80%) Portfolio Management
12 7 (6.80%) Risk Analytics
12 7 (6.80%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 33 (32.04%) SQL
2 8 (7.77%) VBA
3 6 (5.83%) C#
4 4 (3.88%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.88%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.91%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.94%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (10.68%) ISEB
2 2 (1.94%) ACCA
2 2 (1.94%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.97%) Degree
3 1 (0.97%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.97%) CIMA
3 1 (0.97%) MBA
3 1 (0.97%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (14.56%) QA
2 3 (2.91%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.91%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (16.50%) Teradata
2 9 (8.74%) Oracle
2 9 (8.74%) Informatica
3 6 (5.83%) Pega
4 4 (3.88%) Google
4 4 (3.88%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.91%) Tableau
6 2 (1.94%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.94%) CA
7 1 (0.97%) HP