The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Senior Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Analyst
Rank 59 49 61
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 35 32 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.52% 2.28% 2.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.65% 2.38% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 24 18
Median daily rate £400 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £427
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £22.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-34.83% +48.33%
Senior 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
1321 1347 1192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.17% 95.80% 95.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 742 740 719
Median daily rate £400 £350 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £263 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £485 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 25 40
Median hourly rate £20.50 £14.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.42% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Senior Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Senior Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Senior Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Senior Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Senior Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Analyst across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Senior Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Senior Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Senior Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Senior Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, Senior 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 Senior Analyst in the job title.

1 28 (45.16%) Finance
2 24 (38.71%) Banking
3 13 (20.97%) Retail
4 12 (19.35%) SQL
5 11 (17.74%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (16.13%) JIRA
6 10 (16.13%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (14.52%) Migration
7 9 (14.52%) Retail Banking
7 9 (14.52%) Business Analysis
8 7 (11.29%) SAS
8 7 (11.29%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (11.29%) Defect Management
9 6 (9.68%) Test Planning
9 6 (9.68%) Requirements Analysis
9 6 (9.68%) Selenium
9 6 (9.68%) Credit Risk
9 6 (9.68%) BDD
9 6 (9.68%) Test Automation
9 6 (9.68%) LAN
9 6 (9.68%) WAN
9 6 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (9.68%) Firewall
10 5 (8.06%) Data Modelling
10 5 (8.06%) ETL
10 5 (8.06%) Linux
10 5 (8.06%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (8.06%) WebDriver
10 5 (8.06%) Manual Testing
10 5 (8.06%) Data Management

Senior 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 7 (11.29%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) MS Project
2 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.68%) Firewall
1 6 (9.68%) LAN
1 6 (9.68%) WAN
2 1 (1.61%) BGP
2 1 (1.61%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.61%) EIGRP
2 1 (1.61%) MPLS
2 1 (1.61%) OSPF
2 1 (1.61%) VPN
2 1 (1.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.13%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (6.45%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.84%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (3.23%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 2 (3.23%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (1.61%) OLAP
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (16.13%) JIRA
2 6 (9.68%) Selenium
3 5 (8.06%) WebDriver
4 4 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (45.16%) Finance
2 24 (38.71%) Banking
3 13 (20.97%) Retail
4 9 (14.52%) Retail Banking
5 3 (4.84%) Law
6 1 (1.61%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.61%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) Credit Risk
2 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.23%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.23%) Data Extraction
3 2 (3.23%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.61%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.61%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.06%) Linux
2 1 (1.61%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (17.74%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (14.52%) Business Analysis
2 9 (14.52%) Migration
3 7 (11.29%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (11.29%) Defect Management
4 6 (9.68%) BDD
4 6 (9.68%) Requirements Analysis
4 6 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (9.68%) Test Automation
4 6 (9.68%) Test Planning
5 5 (8.06%) Anti-Money Laundering
5 5 (8.06%) Data Management
5 5 (8.06%) Data Modelling
5 5 (8.06%) ETL
5 5 (8.06%) Manual Testing
6 4 (6.45%) Data Architecture
6 4 (6.45%) Test Scripting
6 4 (6.45%) User Stories
7 3 (4.84%) Data Migration
7 3 (4.84%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (19.35%) SQL
2 1 (1.61%) Java
2 1 (1.61%) Perl
2 1 (1.61%) Python
2 1 (1.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (3.23%) ISEB
1 2 (3.23%) ISTQB
1 2 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) QA
2 2 (3.23%) FINREP
2 2 (3.23%) SLA
3 1 (1.61%) FATCA
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) ClearTrust
Systems Management
1 5 (8.06%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.61%) Nessus
2 1 (1.61%) Nmap
Vendors
1 4 (6.45%) Ab Initio
1 4 (6.45%) HP
2 3 (4.84%) Oracle
3 1 (1.61%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.61%) Cisco
3 1 (1.61%) Informatica
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.61%) Planview