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 23 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Analyst
Rank 70 59 70
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 25 33 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.95% 2.10% 1.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.04% 2.21% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 22 13
Median daily rate £425 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £321 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £387 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £12.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+182.35% -20.31%
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
1228 1493 1209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.94% 94.91% 95.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 664 763 699
Median daily rate £400 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £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 11 14 26
Median hourly rate £42.50 £19.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.77% +6.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.35 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £25.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 26 (46.43%) Finance
2 20 (35.71%) Banking
3 18 (32.14%) SQL
4 14 (25.00%) Retail
4 14 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (23.21%) JIRA
6 11 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (17.86%) BDD
8 9 (16.07%) Test Automation
8 9 (16.07%) Retail Banking
8 9 (16.07%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (16.07%) SAS
9 8 (14.29%) Linux
9 8 (14.29%) Migration
9 8 (14.29%) Manual Testing
9 8 (14.29%) Credit Risk
9 8 (14.29%) Business Analysis
10 7 (12.50%) Selenium
10 7 (12.50%) User Stories
10 7 (12.50%) Defect Management
11 6 (10.71%) Test Planning
11 6 (10.71%) WebDriver
11 6 (10.71%) Requirements Analysis
11 6 (10.71%) Data Modelling
12 5 (8.93%) Data Management
12 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (8.93%) Exploratory Testing
13 4 (7.14%) Anti-Money Laundering
13 4 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
13 4 (7.14%) Data Architecture

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 9 (16.07%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.79%) MS Project
1 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) Firewall
1 3 (5.36%) LAN
1 3 (5.36%) WAN
2 1 (1.79%) BGP
2 1 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.79%) EIGRP
2 1 (1.79%) MPLS
2 1 (1.79%) OSPF
2 1 (1.79%) VPN
2 1 (1.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.07%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.36%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.57%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 2 (3.57%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (1.79%) OLAP
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (23.21%) JIRA
2 7 (12.50%) Selenium
3 6 (10.71%) WebDriver
4 3 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.79%) Cucumber
General
1 26 (46.43%) Finance
2 20 (35.71%) Banking
3 14 (25.00%) Retail
4 9 (16.07%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Credit Risk
2 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.57%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.79%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (1.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (17.86%) BDD
4 9 (16.07%) Test Automation
5 8 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 8 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 8 (14.29%) Migration
6 7 (12.50%) Defect Management
6 7 (12.50%) User Stories
7 6 (10.71%) Data Modelling
7 6 (10.71%) Requirements Analysis
7 6 (10.71%) Test Planning
8 5 (8.93%) Data Management
8 5 (8.93%) Exploratory Testing
9 4 (7.14%) Anti-Money Laundering
9 4 (7.14%) Data Architecture
9 4 (7.14%) ETL
10 3 (5.36%) Change Management
10 3 (5.36%) Software Testing
10 3 (5.36%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 18 (32.14%) SQL
2 4 (7.14%) Java
2 4 (7.14%) Python
3 1 (1.79%) Perl
3 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.57%) ISEB
2 2 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) QA
2 2 (3.57%) FINREP
2 2 (3.57%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (7.14%) HP
1 4 (7.14%) Oracle
2 3 (5.36%) Ab Initio
3 1 (1.79%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.79%) Cisco
3 1 (1.79%) Informatica
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.79%) Planview
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