The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Analyst
Rank 55 62 58
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 3 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.49% 0.65% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.67% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Average daily rate £375 £300 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £300 £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £380 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £358 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.49% +5.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £26.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-56.60% +51.42%
Technical 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 Glasgow 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
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
563 747 583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 91.25% 96.64% 95.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 444 272
Average daily rate £325 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.45% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £209 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 11
Average hourly rate £32.75 £15.77 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.67% +1.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.10 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.41 £25.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Technical Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Technical Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Technical Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Technical Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Technical Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Technical Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Technical Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region that cited Technical 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 Technical Analyst in their job title.

1 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 8 (72.73%) Finance
3 7 (63.64%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (45.45%) SOA
4 5 (45.45%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (36.36%) Automation Testing
5 4 (36.36%) API Design
5 4 (36.36%) FitNesse
5 4 (36.36%) Performance Testing
5 4 (36.36%) JBehave
5 4 (36.36%) MuleSoft
5 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (27.27%) Scrum
6 3 (27.27%) Data Mart
6 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
6 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (27.27%) Cucumber
7 2 (18.18%) V-Model
7 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (18.18%) TDD
7 2 (18.18%) Banking
7 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (18.18%) Star Schema
8 1 (9.09%) IBM
8 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
8 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
8 1 (9.09%) Citrix
8 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (9.09%) WinRunner
8 1 (9.09%) TestDirector

Technical Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region that cited Technical 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 Technical Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) Confluence
1 1 (9.09%) Documentum
1 1 (9.09%) FileNet
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (27.27%) Data Mart
3 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 2 (18.18%) Star Schema
4 1 (9.09%) BODI
4 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (9.09%) DataStage
4 1 (9.09%) MS Access
4 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) FitNesse
1 4 (36.36%) JBehave
2 3 (27.27%) Cucumber
3 1 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (9.09%) FishEye
3 1 (9.09%) HP UFT
3 1 (9.09%) JIRA
3 1 (9.09%) TestDirector
3 1 (9.09%) Toad
3 1 (9.09%) WinRunner
General
1 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) AIX
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Non-Functional Testing
1 5 (45.45%) SOA
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) API Design
2 4 (36.36%) Automation Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Performance Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Scrum
3 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
4 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (18.18%) TDD
4 2 (18.18%) V-Model
5 1 (9.09%) Change Management
5 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 1 (9.09%) Document Management
5 1 (9.09%) ETL
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Quality Management
5 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
5 1 (9.09%) UML
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
1 1 (9.09%) MCITP
1 1 (9.09%) MCSA
1 1 (9.09%) MCSE
1 1 (9.09%) MCTS
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
1 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (9.09%) Netcool
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) MuleSoft
2 1 (9.09%) Atlassian
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix
2 1 (9.09%) Cognos
2 1 (9.09%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) Intel Security
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Trillium
2 1 (9.09%) Veritas
2 1 (9.09%) VMware