The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Data Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Analyst
Rank 76 62 61
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 17 28 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.37% 1.74% 1.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 1.83% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 13
Median daily rate £363 £358 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.39% +2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £414
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.09 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.31% +8.57%
Data 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
1194 1526 1236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.14% 94.96% 96.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 650 793 719
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.60% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 24
Median hourly rate £47.25 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+136.25% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £30.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Data Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Edinburgh region that featured Data Analyst in the job title.

Data Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Data Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Data Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Data Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analyst across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Data Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Data Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Data Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, Data 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 Data Analyst in the job title.

1 21 (56.76%) Finance
2 17 (45.95%) SQL
3 15 (40.54%) Banking
4 14 (37.84%) Data Analysis
5 12 (32.43%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (32.43%) Data Modelling
6 10 (27.03%) Migration
7 8 (21.62%) SAS
7 8 (21.62%) Oracle
8 7 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (18.92%) Retail
8 7 (18.92%) Data Migration
9 6 (16.22%) Retail Banking
10 5 (13.51%) Business Analysis
10 5 (13.51%) Teradata
10 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (13.51%) Data Management
10 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
10 5 (13.51%) MS Access
10 5 (13.51%) ETL
10 5 (13.51%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (13.51%) Translating Business Requirements
11 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (10.81%) Trillium
11 4 (10.81%) VBA
11 4 (10.81%) MS PowerPoint
11 4 (10.81%) Asset Management
11 4 (10.81%) Credit Risk
12 3 (8.11%) PL/SQL
12 3 (8.11%) MS Office

Data 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 8 (21.62%) SAS
2 1 (2.70%) GeoServer
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (8.11%) MS Office
4 2 (5.41%) MS Project
4 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
5 1 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) thinkFolio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (32.43%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (13.51%) MS Access
3 3 (8.11%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.41%) GIS
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.70%) QGIS
5 1 (2.70%) Spatial Data
5 1 (2.70%) Star Schema
General
1 21 (56.76%) Finance
2 15 (40.54%) Banking
3 7 (18.92%) Retail
4 6 (16.22%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.70%) Legal
5 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (10.81%) Credit Risk
2 2 (5.41%) Data Integration
2 2 (5.41%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) Data Analysis
2 12 (32.43%) Data Modelling
3 10 (27.03%) Migration
4 7 (18.92%) Data Migration
4 7 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (13.51%) Business Analysis
5 5 (13.51%) Data Management
5 5 (13.51%) ETL
5 5 (13.51%) Translating Business Requirements
5 5 (13.51%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (10.81%) Asset Management
7 3 (8.11%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (8.11%) System Testing
8 2 (5.41%) Analytics
8 2 (5.41%) Data Architecture
8 2 (5.41%) Logical Data Model
8 2 (5.41%) Risk Analysis
8 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (2.70%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 17 (45.95%) SQL
2 4 (10.81%) VBA
3 3 (8.11%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.41%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) Data Quality
2 2 (5.41%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) GeoWebCache
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Oracle
2 5 (13.51%) Teradata
3 4 (10.81%) Trillium
4 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.41%) Informatica
6 1 (2.70%) Charles River
6 1 (2.70%) ESRI
6 1 (2.70%) GoldenSource
6 1 (2.70%) Google