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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Analyst
Rank 52 62 71
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 22 31 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.38% 2.04% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.47% 2.12% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 8
Median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £289 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £460 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £400 £414
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £19.49 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+56.53% +11.34%
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
891 1461 1420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.43% 95.93% 96.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 518 716 770
Median daily rate £388 £380 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% -3.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £269 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 14 17
Median hourly rate £19.50 £19.02 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.52% +20.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.47 £11.45 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £40.38 £23.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.79
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.66%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 (66.67%) SQL
2 23 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (45.24%) BDD
4 16 (38.10%) Linux
4 16 (38.10%) JIRA
5 15 (35.71%) Python
6 14 (33.33%) Java
6 14 (33.33%) User Stories
7 11 (26.19%) Finance
7 11 (26.19%) Test Automation
8 10 (23.81%) Manual Testing
9 9 (21.43%) Exploratory Testing
10 7 (16.67%) DevOps
10 7 (16.67%) GIS
11 6 (14.29%) WebDriver
11 6 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (14.29%) Selenium
12 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (11.90%) Non-Functional Testing
12 5 (11.90%) Disclosure Scotland
13 4 (9.52%) Mentoring
13 4 (9.52%) Data Centre
13 4 (9.52%) Automation Testing
13 4 (9.52%) Software Testing
13 4 (9.52%) ISTQB
13 4 (9.52%) Retail
13 4 (9.52%) Business Analysis
13 4 (9.52%) PowerShell
13 4 (9.52%) Law
13 4 (9.52%) Data Warehouse

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 3 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 3 (7.14%) Skype for Business
2 2 (4.76%) SAS
3 1 (2.38%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.38%) MS Office
1 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.76%) Office 365
3 1 (2.38%) IaaS
3 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) DHCP
1 3 (7.14%) DNS
2 1 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) GIS
2 4 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.38%) QGIS
4 1 (2.38%) QlikView
4 1 (2.38%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 16 (38.10%) JIRA
2 6 (14.29%) Selenium
2 6 (14.29%) WebDriver
3 2 (4.76%) Cucumber
3 2 (4.76%) WinDbg
4 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (26.19%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Law
2 4 (9.52%) Retail
3 3 (7.14%) Banking
4 2 (4.76%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.38%) Electronics
5 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.38%) Marketing
5 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.52%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.14%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.76%) Credit Risk
4 2 (4.76%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.38%) CMDB
5 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.38%) Minimum Viable Product
5 1 (2.38%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 16 (38.10%) Linux
2 4 (9.52%) Windows
3 3 (7.14%) Windows 10
3 3 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (45.24%) BDD
3 14 (33.33%) User Stories
4 11 (26.19%) Test Automation
5 10 (23.81%) Manual Testing
6 9 (21.43%) Exploratory Testing
7 7 (16.67%) DevOps
8 6 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (11.90%) Non-Functional Testing
10 4 (9.52%) Automation Testing
10 4 (9.52%) Business Analysis
10 4 (9.52%) ITIL
10 4 (9.52%) Mentoring
10 4 (9.52%) Software Testing
11 3 (7.14%) Analytics
11 3 (7.14%) Automated Testing
11 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (7.14%) Portfolio Management
11 3 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
12 2 (4.76%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 28 (66.67%) SQL
2 15 (35.71%) Python
3 14 (33.33%) Java
4 4 (9.52%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.76%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) ISTQB
2 3 (7.14%) ISEB
2 3 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (4.76%) QA
2 2 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 3 (7.14%) Hyper-V
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (7.14%) XenApp
1 3 (7.14%) XenDesktop
2 2 (4.76%) VMware ESX
2 2 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) SCCM
1 3 (7.14%) SCOM
1 3 (7.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 3 (7.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (2.38%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (9.52%) Cisco
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.14%) CA
2 3 (7.14%) Citrix
2 3 (7.14%) Symantec
2 3 (7.14%) VMware
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle
3 2 (4.76%) Varonis
4 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.38%) Dell
4 1 (2.38%) F5
4 1 (2.38%) HP
4 1 (2.38%) Infoblox
4 1 (2.38%) SAP
4 1 (2.38%) Tableau