The table below looks at the statistics for Analytics skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Analytics over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analytics
Rank 59 103 93
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -10
Contract jobs citing Analytics 84 28 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.56% 1.02% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.23% 1.30% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 17 6
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£370 £400 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +26.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £485 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £343
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +16.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £19.00 £48.00
% change year-on-year
+42.10% -60.41%
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UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2603 2152 1751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 79.36% 78.57% 71.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1356 1101 882
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 28 38
Average hourly rate £30.50 £22.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.55% -22.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.70 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £165.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Analytics
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Analytics across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Analytics Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Analytics
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Analytics Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Analytics
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analytics across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Analytics Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Analytics
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Analytics Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Analytics
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analytics within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +16 45 £375 - 13
Glasgow +23 25 £325 -13.33% 7
Renfrewshire +9 5 £415 -1.19%
Stirling - 3 - - 1
North Lanarkshire - 2 - -
West Lothian -9 1 £350 -
Analytics
UK

Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Analytics also 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 that cited Analytics.

1 79 (49.07%) Finance
2 77 (47.83%) Banking
3 60 (37.27%) Data Warehouse
4 51 (31.68%) SAS
5 36 (22.36%) SQL
5 36 (22.36%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (20.50%) Retail
7 31 (19.25%) User Acceptance Testing
8 28 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
9 23 (14.29%) ETL
10 22 (13.66%) Business Intelligence
11 21 (13.04%) Data Analytics
12 20 (12.42%) Migration
13 19 (11.80%) Stakeholder Management
13 19 (11.80%) Test Scripting
14 18 (11.18%) Retail Banking
14 18 (11.18%) MS Excel
15 17 (10.56%) Workflow
15 17 (10.56%) Teradata
15 17 (10.56%) Non-Functional Testing
15 17 (10.56%) Marketing
16 16 (9.94%) Data Analysis
16 16 (9.94%) Project Management
16 16 (9.94%) Test Planning
17 15 (9.32%) User Experience
17 15 (9.32%) QA
18 14 (8.70%) Spotfire
18 14 (8.70%) TIBCO iProcess
18 14 (8.70%) TIBCO
18 14 (8.70%) BusinessWorks

Analytics
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Analytics also 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 that cited Analytics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 51 (31.68%) SAS
2 5 (3.11%) CMS
3 4 (2.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (1.86%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.62%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.62%) Node.js
Applications
1 18 (11.18%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.73%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.62%) MS Project
3 1 (0.62%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (8.70%) BusinessWorks
1 14 (8.70%) TIBCO iProcess
2 4 (2.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.86%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.45%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.62%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (37.27%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (8.70%) Spotfire
3 12 (7.45%) Data Mining
4 10 (6.21%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 9 (5.59%) Big Data
6 8 (4.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (3.73%) SQL Server
7 6 (3.73%) MS Access
8 5 (3.11%) Hadoop
9 4 (2.48%) NoSQL
9 4 (2.48%) Relational Database
9 4 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.86%) QlikView
10 3 (1.86%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.86%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 3 (1.86%) InterSystems Cache
11 2 (1.24%) SAS Enterprise Miner
12 1 (0.62%) StreamInsight
12 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (3.11%) Axure RP
2 3 (1.86%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.86%) Toad
2 3 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.62%) Mocha
3 1 (0.62%) Maven
3 1 (0.62%) Jasmine
3 1 (0.62%) Grunt
General
1 79 (49.07%) Finance
2 77 (47.83%) Banking
3 33 (20.50%) Retail
4 18 (11.18%) Retail Banking
5 17 (10.56%) Marketing
6 8 (4.97%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.86%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.24%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.62%) Legal
9 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.62%) Publishing
9 1 (0.62%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (34.78%) Analyst
2 18 (11.18%) Test Leader
3 17 (10.56%) Developer
4 16 (9.94%) Test Manager
4 16 (9.94%) Test Analyst
5 14 (8.70%) Risk Analyst
6 12 (7.45%) Business Analyst
7 8 (4.97%) Project Manager
7 8 (4.97%) Designer
8 7 (4.35%) Consultant
9 6 (3.73%) Credit Analyst
9 6 (3.73%) Credit Risk Analyst
9 6 (3.73%) Business Manager
10 5 (3.11%) Banking Business Analyst
10 5 (3.11%) Data Analyst
10 5 (3.11%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (2.48%) Solutions Designer
11 4 (2.48%) Architect
11 4 (2.48%) C# Developer
11 4 (2.48%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.21%) .NET
2 5 (3.11%) WPF
3 3 (1.86%) SOAP
3 3 (1.86%) Middleware
4 2 (1.24%) HTML
4 2 (1.24%) CSS
4 2 (1.24%) Web Services
4 2 (1.24%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.24%) RESTful
4 2 (1.24%) HTML5
5 1 (0.62%) Ember.js
5 1 (0.62%) J2SE
5 1 (0.62%) J2EE
5 1 (0.62%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.62%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.62%) Spring
5 1 (0.62%) Ajax
5 1 (0.62%) MDX
5 1 (0.62%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 28 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (9.32%) User Experience
3 11 (6.83%) Data Integration
4 10 (6.21%) Credit Risk
5 6 (3.73%) Social Media
6 5 (3.11%) Data Extraction
6 5 (3.11%) Derivative
6 5 (3.11%) Statistics
7 4 (2.48%) Equity Derivative
7 4 (2.48%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.86%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.24%) Online Banking
9 2 (1.24%) Blog
9 2 (1.24%) Market Risk
10 1 (0.62%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.62%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.62%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.86%) Android
1 3 (1.86%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.24%) Linux
2 2 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (22.36%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (19.25%) User Acceptance Testing
3 23 (14.29%) ETL
4 22 (13.66%) Business Intelligence
5 21 (13.04%) Data Analytics
6 20 (12.42%) Migration
7 19 (11.80%) Stakeholder Management
7 19 (11.80%) Test Scripting
8 17 (10.56%) Workflow
8 17 (10.56%) Non-Functional Testing
9 16 (9.94%) Test Planning
9 16 (9.94%) Data Analysis
9 16 (9.94%) Project Management
10 12 (7.45%) Risk Management
10 12 (7.45%) Business Analysis
11 10 (6.21%) Time Management
11 10 (6.21%) SOA
11 10 (6.21%) Scrum
12 8 (4.97%) Data Management
12 8 (4.97%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 36 (22.36%) SQL
2 13 (8.07%) C#
3 11 (6.83%) VBA
4 6 (3.73%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.11%) Java
5 5 (3.11%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (8.07%) Security Cleared
2 12 (7.45%) ISEB
3 10 (6.21%) Degree
4 4 (2.48%) CRISC
4 4 (2.48%) CISA
5 3 (1.86%) CISM
5 3 (1.86%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.24%) MBA
6 2 (1.24%) ACCA
6 2 (1.24%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.62%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.62%) CIMA
7 1 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.62%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
7 1 (0.62%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.32%) QA
2 3 (1.86%) FATCA
2 3 (1.86%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 4 (2.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (10.56%) Teradata
2 14 (8.70%) TIBCO
3 12 (7.45%) Microsoft
3 12 (7.45%) Google
4 11 (6.83%) Oracle
5 9 (5.59%) Informatica
6 6 (3.73%) Pega
7 5 (3.11%) HP
8 4 (2.48%) Adobe
9 3 (1.86%) Tableau
10 2 (1.24%) CA
10 2 (1.24%) Red Hat
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