The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Fife region that had Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 5 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 6 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 16.22% 21.15% 16.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.67% 22.45% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
Median daily rate £264 £321 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.83% +5.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £284 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £348 £431
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -
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 Fife 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
Fife
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
36 49 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 97.30% 94.23% 96.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 14
Median daily rate £275 £300 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +39.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £163 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £425 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 5
Median hourly rate £19.00 £40.38 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.94% +236.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £40.38 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.38 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

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

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Fife

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

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Fife

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Fife

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

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Fife

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Fife region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
St Andrews - 4 - -
Kirkcaldy - 1 £225 -
Analyst
Scotland

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 Fife region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 5 (71.43%) ISEB
1 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
2 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 4 (57.14%) JIRA
2 4 (57.14%) QA
2 4 (57.14%) Performance Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) User Stories
2 4 (57.14%) BDD
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) GIS
4 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
4 1 (14.29%) Change Control
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Governance
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (14.29%) Android

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Fife 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 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) GIS
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) JIRA
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) BDD
1 4 (57.14%) Performance Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
1 4 (57.14%) User Stories
2 1 (14.29%) Application Packaging
2 1 (14.29%) Change Control
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Governance
2 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
2 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) ISEB
1 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
2 4 (57.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft