The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Analyst
Rank 53 40 45
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 33 40 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.17% 3.12% 1.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.30% 3.32% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 23 5
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £276 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £466 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £42.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-31.76% +174.19%
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
1433 1206 709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.34% 94.00% 93.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 822 662 305
Average daily rate £375 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 9
Average hourly rate £14.00 £19.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.20% +25.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.80 £12.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £110.00 £30.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

Senior Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Analyst in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 17 April 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Senior Analyst in their job title 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 with Senior Analyst in their job title.

1 27 (57.45%) Finance
2 23 (48.94%) Banking
3 12 (25.53%) Test Scripting
4 9 (19.15%) SQL
4 9 (19.15%) Retail
5 8 (17.02%) Retail Banking
5 8 (17.02%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (14.89%) Migration
7 6 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (12.77%) MS Excel
8 4 (8.51%) SAS
8 4 (8.51%) Business Analysis
8 4 (8.51%) BDD
8 4 (8.51%) Data Migration
8 4 (8.51%) Data Mapping
8 4 (8.51%) Test Automation
9 3 (6.38%) Data Analysis
9 3 (6.38%) Selenium
9 3 (6.38%) Credit Risk
9 3 (6.38%) WebDriver
9 3 (6.38%) Data Quality
9 3 (6.38%) Asset Management
9 3 (6.38%) Data Management
9 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
9 3 (6.38%) HP
9 3 (6.38%) ISEB
9 3 (6.38%) Project Management
10 2 (4.26%) Process Management
10 2 (4.26%) Six Sigma

Senior Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Senior Analyst in their job title 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 with Senior Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.51%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (12.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.13%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) ATM
1 1 (2.13%) HTTP
1 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) MS Access
1 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (4.26%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Selenium
1 3 (6.38%) WebDriver
2 2 (4.26%) JIRA
3 1 (2.13%) JMeter
General
1 27 (57.45%) Finance
2 23 (48.94%) Banking
3 9 (19.15%) Retail
4 8 (17.02%) Retail Banking
5 2 (4.26%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.13%) Front Office
6 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) HTML
1 1 (2.13%) Web Services
1 1 (2.13%) Flash
1 1 (2.13%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Credit Risk
2 2 (4.26%) Online Banking
2 2 (4.26%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (2.13%) Statistics
3 1 (2.13%) Open Source
3 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) Windows
1 2 (4.26%) Linux
1 2 (4.26%) Android
1 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.53%) Test Scripting
2 7 (14.89%) Migration
2 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (8.51%) Business Analysis
4 4 (8.51%) Data Migration
4 4 (8.51%) Data Mapping
4 4 (8.51%) Test Automation
4 4 (8.51%) BDD
5 3 (6.38%) Asset Management
5 3 (6.38%) Data Management
5 3 (6.38%) Data Analysis
5 3 (6.38%) Project Management
6 2 (4.26%) Process Management
6 2 (4.26%) Workflow
6 2 (4.26%) Validation
6 2 (4.26%) ETL
6 2 (4.26%) Six Sigma
6 2 (4.26%) Use Case
6 2 (4.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.15%) SQL
2 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) ISEB
2 2 (4.26%) Degree
3 1 (2.13%) IIBA
3 1 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.13%) CCAB
3 1 (2.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 8 (17.02%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
1 3 (6.38%) HP
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle
2 2 (4.26%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.13%) SAP
3 1 (2.13%) GoldenSource