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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analytics
Rank 57 49 55
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Contract jobs citing Analytics 26 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.03% 1.56% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.73% 2.19% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £320 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +8.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £393 £299
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £330 £375
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £37.50 £35.22
% change year-on-year
-48.00% +6.47%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
952 731 699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 74.49% 71.46% 68.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 560 350 334
Average daily rate £400 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 16
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £17.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +16.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £5.42 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.05 £32.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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
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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 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 17 (51.52%) Finance
2 9 (27.27%) SAS
3 8 (24.24%) SQL
3 8 (24.24%) VBA
3 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (24.24%) Marketing
4 7 (21.21%) Business Analytics
4 7 (21.21%) ERP
5 6 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (15.15%) DSDM
6 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (15.15%) Scrum
6 5 (15.15%) Data Analysis
7 4 (12.12%) Operations Research
7 4 (12.12%) TSYS
7 4 (12.12%) User Stories
7 4 (12.12%) Statistical Modelling
7 4 (12.12%) Business Analysis
7 4 (12.12%) Pay per click
7 4 (12.12%) Statistics
7 4 (12.12%) Degree
7 4 (12.12%) SEO
7 4 (12.12%) Benchmarking
7 4 (12.12%) Mainframe
8 3 (9.09%) Advertising
8 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
8 3 (9.09%) Banking
8 3 (9.09%) Refactoring
8 3 (9.09%) Risk Management

Analytics
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 9 (27.27%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Project
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.03%) MS Access
General
1 17 (51.52%) Finance
2 8 (24.24%) Marketing
3 3 (9.09%) Advertising
3 3 (9.09%) Banking
4 2 (6.06%) Retail
4 2 (6.06%) Retail Banking
4 2 (6.06%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Analyst
2 6 (18.18%) Consultant
3 5 (15.15%) ScrumMaster
4 4 (12.12%) Fraud Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Data Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Business Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) MI Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Customer Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Lead Business Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Digital Marketing Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Marketing Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Chief Information Officer
7 1 (3.03%) User Experience Designer
7 1 (3.03%) Designer
7 1 (3.03%) Junior Project Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Credit Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) XML
1 1 (3.03%) XML Messaging
1 1 (3.03%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Mainframe
1 4 (12.12%) Statistics
2 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (21.21%) ERP
2 7 (21.21%) Business Analytics
3 5 (15.15%) DSDM
3 5 (15.15%) Data Analysis
3 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (15.15%) Scrum
4 4 (12.12%) SEO
4 4 (12.12%) Business Analysis
4 4 (12.12%) Benchmarking
4 4 (12.12%) Pay per click
4 4 (12.12%) Operations Research
4 4 (12.12%) Statistical Modelling
4 4 (12.12%) User Stories
5 3 (9.09%) BDD
5 3 (9.09%) Refactoring
5 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (9.09%) Risk Management
6 2 (6.06%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) SQL
1 8 (24.24%) VBA
2 2 (6.06%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) TSYS
2 2 (6.06%) Business Objects
2 2 (6.06%) Teradata
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) VMware